Africa’s Leading Volunteer & Travel Organization

Go Volunteer Africa provides low cost affordable inbound program opportunities for people throughout the world to volunteer and travel across Africa. Go Volunteer Africa’s outbound program offers African volunteers the chance to volunteer and live in a foreign country. Go Volunteer Africa is a unique, personalized organization whose first goal is to provide exceptional support for both volunteers and host organizations through a network of local coordinators and dedicated office staff.

Go Volunteer Africa is a social enterprise providing budget friendly inbound and outbound international exchange volunteer opportunities for over 5000 volunteers each year from all around the world. Since 2009 GVA has maintained an outstanding reputation for providing personal attention and service throughout the entire process.

Go Volunteer Africa allows you to give back to communities worldwide while exploring the amazing diversity and rich cultural history of the host country. The company is headquartered in Upland, California, United States and operates in over 20 countries in Africa. We specialize in tailor made low cost volunteer and travel trips and we combine this with low cost safaris and affordable budget vacation adventures.

At Go Volunteer Africa, we make our volunteer travelers feel that they belong. If you choose Go Volunteer Africa to organize your volunteering travel experience, you will feel secure and well-informed. You will also feel that you belong to the project you decide to work with, as Go Volunteer Africa fits the right people to the right projects.

Volunteers and travelers from around the world have the opportunity to get involved in our low cost meaningful volunteer projects in Africa. The volunteering projects we offer are both unique and affordable. With us, you can volunteer with children; communities; sports development; healthcare; wildlife and conservation; and education projects.


For those who are interested in budget volunteer abroad programs, we are aware that travelling and staying abroad is a big step, which is why Go Volunteer Africa commits itself to honest pricing and crystal clear information so that you know exactly what you’re going to get.

Ethical Volunteering is our priority and we work according to a certain criteria to ensure that your volunteering efforts and your financial contributions are used in the best way possible. If you’re looking for great prices, quick communication and personal service, join one of Go Volunteer Africa volunteering projects and let us give you the best experience you’ll never forget!

Go Volunteer Africa has been running meaningful travel opportunities since 2009 and has placed thousands of people in meaningful volunteer programs to have an experience that will be remembered for a lifetime.

Throughout the site you will find a range of volunteer travel opportunities to suit all adventure needs, and also spur some creative thoughts about how you can travel and explore, whilst gaining some unique experience and returning home with a new perspective and understanding of different countries and cultures.

To find an African experience that is right for you, you can use check our destinations. The experience of living in Africa and engaging with other cultures and communities is extremely eye-opening, and can lead your life in exciting and in some cases unexpected directions. Maybe try you hand at teaching English, coaching your favorite sport, helping conserve a changing way of life, or learning about the healthcare system of a developing nation on a medical placement.

Travel can be more than just seeing the sights, but it can facilitate a personal change and a deeper understanding that can last a lifetime. We believe in Travel With Purpose, so if you do too, then you are in the right place. Navigate through the range of opportunities we have available and take your first step towards an enlightened world!

It’s easy to see why Africa tops the charts as the most popular tourist and gap year destinations in the world; it’s history, culture and outstanding landscapes make the continent a unique land to explore and discover. These days Africa is a unique blend of established traditions and new influences and has become a melting pot of art, cuisine, architecture and fashion, due to the settlers travelling from fruitful locations across the world.

Kick off your Africa meaningful adventure holiday in real style with Go Volunteer Africa. Go Volunteer Africa provides opportunities for foreign volunteers to experience Africa and we also provide opportunities for African volunteers to intern or volunteer in foreign countries.

We promote cultural exchange through meaningful volunteer travel programs. GVA is involved in culture exchange and meaningful low-cost budget friendly volunteer projects with organizations in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Senegal, Togo and Malawi.

Go Volunteer Africa specializes in offering overseas volunteers affordable internship placements and also facilitates opportunities for individuals, students, groups, and gap year students. We also offer adventure holiday tours, wildlife programs, language and cultural experience programs, and other programs such as language study abroad.

Each year we place over 5000 people into our programs abroad and have a wide range of volunteer travel opportunities across Africa. We tailor school, corporate and adventure expeditions for groups to suit specific requirements. Go Volunteer Africa is guided by a unique commitment to its volunteer travelers and to its communities.

To the Volunteer, we offer safe, responsible travel experiences, exceptional training and career development opportunities, and we facilitate the ability to make a real difference. To the local community, we commit all project ownership rights and all work is undertaken fully under their direction. We value your money and we are reliable and we are Africa’s leading volunteer travel organization!

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