Program —

  • 4 weeks minimum to 3 months
  • 1 month : 990€* | 2 month : 1490€* | 3 month : 2000€* (prices available in $ and £ – we will evaluate together the exact participation fees according to the desired volunteering duration)
  • South Africa
  • Minimum age 16
  • Up to 10 volunteers
  • Spoken language: English
  • Animals: depends on the animals wounded. Birds, mongooses, warthogs, archery guibs, baboons, vervet monkeys, turtles, African genets etc.
* As prices are not fully invoiced in euros/dollars or pounds, they may vary according to the exchange rate.

Why choose this volunteering program?

This volunteer program allows you to join a local wildlife rehabilitation centre in South Africa. The centre has been existed for more than 30 years and continues to take care of injured animals arriving on a daily basis.

Every year, more than 3000 animals arrive wounded or orphaned and are treated and released in safe areas, far from human activity.

The centre also participates in raising public awareness of the various animals present in this region and the problems they encounter with human presence.

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Collaborations

The centre is a member of the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC) and holds the necessary permits to care for the various animals.

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Daily program —

You are integrated as a full member of the centre and care for and feed between 300 and 400 animals daily. Spring and summer (September to March) are the most active periods with a large number of babies and releases into the wild.

Activities  —

A typical day will be to care for animals in need between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. The rest of the day remains free except in the case where you are on standby for emergency services (until 8 pm). Two days are holidays for your free time.

List of some of the activities offered during your volunteering program:

  • food preparation for animals
  • animal feeding
  • cage cleaning
  • plant care
  • assistance during rescues and releases into the wild
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Accommodation —

You are accommodated in a house dedicated to volunteers with shared rooms. You have at your disposal two bathrooms, a kitchen, a living/dining room and a garden with a barbecue.

Wi-fi is also available free of charge.

Duration and price —

This volunteering is open all year round. A maximum of ten volunteers are present per session.

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The stay in the rehabilitation center is a minimum of four weeks. You can extend your stay up to 12 weeks.

The price to volunteer is 990€* (price in $ – £) for one month. Feel free to ask us if you would like to stay longer.

Go to volunteer with a group is possible.

You can pay for your stay in two times free of charge.

Included / Not included —

Included ——

  • Accommodation
  • Supervision and daily activities
  • Food
  • 24/7 support
  • Internet
  • Registration fees
  • Sagittarius Voyage support

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Not included ——

  • Flight tickets
  • Transfer from the airport to the reserve

If you need more information, please check our frequently asked questions page or contact us directly.

Reservation & information——

If you would like to receive more information about how to volunteer and the program or simply make a reservation request, contact us via the form below.