ZAMBIA: Community Volunteer Work

Volunteer in Zambia
Volunteer in Zambia

Volunteer in Zambia with Go Volunteer Africa, take part in a unique, life-changing volunteer in Zambia experience and make a real difference to peoples’ lives. Volunteering in Zambia program is open to all. Don’t worry if you feel you haven’t got the right experience, our team is here to help you before you come and while you are in Zambia to give you the support and training you need.

The community volunteer work in Zambia including construction and repairs, home repairs, health/HIV/AIDS workshops, youth education, animal rearing, water and sanitation (including well and waterway construction), visiting elderly villagers, construction and building, teaching children in outside classrooms, assisting in the setting up vegetable gardens, youth health talks, high school English teaching, feeding animals as well as health outreach programs and so many other activities.


  • Work with our arts and music project
  • Coach sports and games
  • Help support some income generating and skills development project for youth
  • Teach English and other languages
  • Take up a medical care job
  • Get involved in our environment conservation project.

Go Volunteer Africa allows you to combine meaningful volunteer projects in Zambia with action-packed adventure travel into the ultimate life-changing experience.

Our volunteers work in orphanage, teaching, medical, construction, day care centers, and wildlife and street children programs around Zambia from 1 week to 24 weeks in duration. We are committed to provide you with affordable and truly amazing volunteer in Zambia experience.


Go Volunteer Africa welcomes you to Zambia a small landlocked country in Southern Africa that offers adventure, natural world wonder, rich cultural heritage and incredible wildlife viewing well off the beaten path. Zambia is, bordered by Tanzania to the northeast, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, with a narrow strip of Namibia known as the Caprivi Strip to the southwest, Angola to the west, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the northwest.

Zambia offers travelers some of the world’s best safari opportunities, a glimpse into “real Africa,” and Victoria Falls, one of the World Heritage Site. Visit & travel in Zambia with Go Volunteer Africa and get an opportunity to explore remote, mesmerizing wilderness full astonishing diversity of wildlife.

As a volunteer in Zambia with Go Volunteer Africa you will:

  • Gain new perspectives and insight into another culture and yourself.
  • Experience another culture and country at a deep and personal level from the inside out.
  • Gain hands-on experience that will distinguish you on professional level for career development.
  • Make a positive impact on the community in the areas of education, childhood development, healthcare, and other social services.
  • Share with the Local members

No qualifications necessary, other than the ability to speak English. Minimum age to participate in our volunteer work in Zambia independently is 18 years old. We also encourage families to volunteer in Zambia, where the minimum age for children volunteering is eight years old. We also accommodate both large and small groups.

Zambia is one of the safest countries in the world to visit; the people are welcoming and peaceful. Zambia is one of the poorest countries you can volunteer in Africa and the life expectancy of people is really low – the average person lives to just 51 years. One million people live in the capital Lusaka which is where most programs are located with another 3 million living in other urban areas.


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: Lusaka, Livingstone
Language: English

Get Started

Fill Volunteer Application Form here or Make an inquiry here