If you are keen to volunteering in Egypt then you are highly welcome. Go Volunteer Africa, the largest volunteer travel organization in Africa offers lots of different volunteer opportunities in Egypt in which you can get involved in several hands-on projects.
Egypt has long been one of the most popular countries in the world with so many historical places of interest located here, you will be able to explore the riches of one of the world’s oldest civilizations and do something beneficial to communities by working as a volunteer with Go Volunteer Africa.
Go Volunteer Africa provides a number of international volunteer in Egypt projects to participate in, you will meet lots of new people from all over the world, at any one time there are several international volunteers in Egypt working with us.
Volunteering in Egypt is the perfect way to experience the country or spend a gap year in Egypt. By signing up to volunteer in Egypt with us, you will be doing more than just sightseeing and you help communities, wildlife and the environment. You will get a real feel for the people, culture and country whilst being able to be far more than just a tourist.
Volunteering Projects in Egypt
As soon as you arrive in Egypt you will feel the warmth of the local people and there will also be the satisfaction of being able to really making a difference. Whether you are young, old, or in-between, retired or just simply adventurous, Go Volunteer Africa will have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you in Egypt.
Go Volunteer Africa Egypt is constantly working on local projects aimed at improving the living standards of communities, archaeology or disadvantaged youth and children. If you would like to help refugees in Egypt, Go Volunteer Africa Egypt offer this opportunity throughout the year.
Reasons to Volunteer in Egypt:
Egypt, a Mediterranean country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates back to the time of the pharaohs. Ancient Egypt saw some of the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanization, organized religion and central government.
This is your chance to explore the history and iconic monuments such as the Giza Necropolis and its Great Sphinx, alongside the ruins of Memphis, Thebes, Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings; reflecting a distinguished legacy and remaining a significant focus of scientific and popular interest.
Egypt possesses some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with coastlines on both the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. Not to mention the coastline of Egypt’s lifeline, the Nile River.
Egypt boasts a magnitude of history, culture and scenic attractions. Very few countries have the opportunities Egypt presents.
From the great deserts of the west and rocky topography of the Sinai Peninsula to the lush Nile Valley, Egypt is a land of great diversity and opportunity, with huge appeal to almost everyone. Here are our highlights of the best things to see in Egypt.
The last remaining wonder of the ancient world, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and the enigmatic half lion/half man symbol of the Old Kingdom, the Sphinx, are not to be missed
Explore beautiful beaches with the crystal-clear water of the Mediterranean Sea and stunning coral reefs of the Red Sea, while enjoying world-class diving experiences. Along the Red Sea Coast and the Sinai are some of the best dive sites in the world.
Wander the busy street markets of Cairo, while engaging in cultural exchange when bartering with local vendors.
Travel back in time and visit various historical marvels including ancient temples, tombs, mausoleums and monasteries.
Check out the world’s largest collection of Egyptian artefacts, including the Royal Mummies and Tutankhamun’s gold mask, at the Egyptian Museum
Experience the Sahara Desert, the world’s largest hot desert, by taking part in our Bedouin Safaris while camping under the stars
Fun Facts about Egypt
The ancient Egyptians invented the 365-days a year calendar, to predict the yearly flooding of the Nile river.
The Red Sea is one of the Seven Wonders of Africa, offering some of the best snorkeling and diving spots in the world due to its calm nature with high temperatures allowing for the development of a wealth of undersea life.
The great pyramids were not built by slaves. Many people believe this, but that was not the case. They were paid labourers who believed this to be a great honor towards the Pharaoh and those who died were buried in the tombs near the sacred pyramids.
The Ancient Egyptians had so many gods that literally every city had its own favorite deity.
Aswan High Dam is the world’s sixth-largest dam based on water storage capacity, built to contain the raging waters of the world’s longest river, the Nile.
Egypt has more than 3451 hours of sun each year. Aswan is the third sunniest place in the world with 3863 hours of sun each year, that’s 10 hours of sun a day!
Volunteering in Egypt is a great way to get an authentic experience working alongside local people and learning more about their culture. Be prepared to get involved and try to be open minded and fun to be around, on some itineraries you can participate on homestays.
Come and explore the historic ruins of one of the greatest, most ancient and powerful civilizations in the history of the world, while contributing to the impoverished communities of Egypt.