Edge of Africa offers unique Combination Projects for between 2 & 4 weeks. 18 years minimum agePrices available on request
1) Inspiring EDGE (Community and Kids Volunteering)
Details: Spend your days immersed in a colorful South African town, teaching English to the locals, organizing activities for kids in pre-schools, uplifting underprivileged children and assisting with other community projects in and around the Garden Route area. You will be working with a project coordinator throughout your stay and EDGE of AFRICA will guide and orientate you, and help you to develop fun and meaningful activities to supplement our workshops. This combination project gives you insight into many different cultures and aspects of Africa and at the same time we guarantee that you will find a home away from home in this special community. Food, accommodation and project related transport is included.
2) Active EDGE (Community and Sports Volunteering)
Details: Get diverse experiences in a range of community projects splitting your time between inspiring disadvantaged children, organizing pre-school activities, teaching English and assisting with sports clinics in the afternoon. You will be working with a project coordinator throughout your stay and EDGE of AFRICA will guide you, orientate you and work with you to develop fun and meaningful activities to supplement our workshops. We welcome all the input you have. These active and non active volunteer projects will give you a well rounded South African Cultural experience! Food, accommodation and project related transport is included.
3) ZERO to HERO (Sports Adventure & Volunteering)
Details: Experience a fantastic mix of sports volunteering, sports lessons & excursions. You will have the opportunity to teach the sports you enjoy in the local community and learn or practice sports you are interested in. They say you should try something different every day – here is your chance! You will the opportunity to take lessons in Kite Surfing, Power boating and Surfing. Other sports you can enjoy on the project include canoeing, mountain biking and golf. In between the adrenalin of these sports, you will be assisting with soccer, cricket and fitness clinics in the local community. Reach your dreams and help the kids of the Knysna community do the same! Food, accommodation and project related transport is included.
4) Wild EDGE (Wildlife, Conservation & Community Volunteering)
Details: Join Africa’s BIG 5 Wildlife and Conservation project and work with Africa’s most famous species. Then apply yourself to a specialized Elephant park housing orphaned elephants and assist with a number of hands on duties. Next, become part of the rehabilitation team as you work closely with the community to develop and rehabilitate an environmental area in the centre of Kayalethu Township. And lastly, we believe that conservation relies on community appreciation and understanding. Through our ‘Workshops with Local Kids’ project, you can help up sow the seed of respect and passion for South Africa’s Natural Heritage. The project allows you to experience and contribute towards every aspect of conservation in South Africa! Food, accommodation and project related transport is included.
5) Absolute EDGE (Wildlife, Conservation, Community & Sports Volunteering)
Details: You can’t decide how you want to help? You don’t have to! This project has maximum positive impact on all aspects of South Africa’s Heritage. Your days will be split between assisting teachers with local kids in various pre-schools, working on the Big 5 Wildlife & Conservation project, inspiring kids in a youth development project for the homeless and disadvantaged, working at an elephant orphanage, playing games, teaching English and helping with the school syllabus are all part of the daily schedule. Other projects include community conservation programs and conservation education workshops. Most afternoons are spent developing sports skills in the schools including soccer and cricket. All making for an unforgettable African experience! Food, accommodation and project related transport is included.