View volunteer testimonials here.

How to Apply

Step 1 - Make an application using any of these methods...

  • Apply online using the simple online booking form on our web site.
  • Email your request to
  • Call one of our friendly team during office hours on +27 (0)21 556 1642
Step 2 - Check out MyTrip™ - your personal trip planner!

We will reserve your placement(s) and email a unique MyTrip™ username and password to you by the very next working day or sooner.

With MyTrip™ you will be able to:

  • Check your full itinerary as well as recommended arrival and departure dates
  • Approve your quote and payment schedule
  • Contact other volunteers that will be joining you in South Africa
  • Update your personal information and travel details (when you have them!)
  • View useful information and maps, and find out about different ways to pay
  • Get useful advice about our official Fundraising Pack, how to qualify for discounts, and much more...

Step 3 - Pay Your Deposit

When you are happy with everything, you can secure your placement by paying your deposit.

  • The rest of your volunteer fee only needs to reach us 4 weeks or more before you arrive in South Africa.
  • Many volunteers take advantage of this time to raise funds towards their trip with our complimentary Fundraising Pack (available on request to confirmed volunteers).

Step 4 - Contact us at any time for help and advice...

We guarantee you a prompt response to your enquiries. Our friendly, professional team in Cape Town have a wealth of experience and are on hand to assist you with all aspects of your journey.