BURUNDI: Community Development Volunteer Work

Burundi Volunteer Work
Burundi Volunteer Work

Community development projects in Burundi  are in need of short- and long-term volunteers all year round. Go Volunteer Africa is working to provide quality, meaningful and affordable Burundi volunteer work opportunities to the most developmental volunteers.

Go Volunteer Africa’s Burundi volunteer work focuses on disadvantaged communities and working with disadvantaged children, youth and women, through provision of quality education, healthcare, access to clean water and community development projects.

Volunteering in Burundi is one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have. If you choose to do volunteer work at the orphanage, schools, youth center or just to be part of the community outreaches, you need to be adaptable, flexible and prepared to face and hear heartbreaking stories of the people’s backgrounds.

The Burundi volunteer program is a full culture immersion experience which can be customized for individual travelers, students, professionals, families, groups, or anyone with volunteer and travel in Burundi. The timetable you travel, your volunteer work and the projects  are all geared to your skills and interests, and the community’ needs.

Therefore, volunteer opportunities in Burundi are one of the highly impactful ways to give back to communities in need. Go Volunteer Africa enables people from around the world to share their skills and expertise with needy communities of Burundi. We offer volunteer programs in Burundi that will either utilize skills you hold already or give opportunity to learn new skills.

All of our volunteer projects in Burundi and travel tour safaris have been formulated by our team, to give our participants the most meaningful of experiences, wherever they may decide to venture. We take pride in all of our volunteer travel trips in Burundi and wish to ensure that our volunteer tourists will benefit the community in a favorable way while on their once in a life time journey.

The main objective our Burundi volunteer trips is to help more people gain the life changing, life affirming experiences that volunteering and responsible tourism can give. We are committed to enabling skill transfer, enabling projects in Burundi to access different skill sets and to helping volunteers realize the value they can add using the skills they hold.

Our programs allow our volunteers the opportunity to work alongside local and interesting people that help ensure their survival. Working with very willing disadvantaged communities also forms part of the make-up of these incredible life enhancing programs.

One of the best ways to really get under the skin of any destination is to actually cover a large amount of ground during your travels. Go where very few get to go and join one of our overland tours and breathtaking safaris during your Burundi volunteer work placement. We will match your skills and expectations with those of your preferred project to ensure your placement is a professionally, as well as a personally, rewarding experience.


Availability: Project open all year round
Duration: Minimum 1 week commitment
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
Minimum Age: 6 to 17 yrs if traveling with parent/guardian
Dates: Flexible start and end dates
Arrival dates: One day before the start date
Airport Arrival: Airport pickup, meet and greet by GVA partner representative
Working Days: Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 5-8 hours in a day
Weekends: Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost
Accommodation: Host Families or volunteer house
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Support: Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7
Location: Bujumbura and Gitega
Language: French /English


Item Cost (USD$) Inclusion
1 week $260
  • Project orientation
  • Accommodation
  • Three meals a day
  • Airport pickup
  • In-country emergency support



  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Airport Drop off (Can be arranged upon request)
2 weeks $360
3 weeks $460
4 weeks $560
5 weeks $660
6 weeks $760
7 weeks $ 860
8 weeks $960
9 weeks $ 1060
10 weeks $1160
Extra week + $100


After application process and acceptance into the program, you will be required to pay a placement booking and confirmation administration fee of USD$180 (solo traveler), USD$150 (2-5 participants p/p), USD$125 (6+ participants  p/p). This is charged above the program fee quoted which is paid in cash upon arrival to your host country.

The fee covers: Administration Costs, Placement Booking & Confirmation, Pre-departure support & documentation, 24-hour international HQ back-up

Get Started

Fill Volunteer Application Form here or Make an inquiry here