The Ultimate Gap Year Experience

Volunteering in South Africa

ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERING

Gap Year International aims to present volunteers with a sabbatical year, typically a half or year-long break before or after college/university during which volunteers engage in various educational and developmental activities, such as travel or some type of regular work.  Are you passionate about eco volunteering and want to support environmental volunteer abroad projects, or get involved with conservation volunteer abroad opportunities? GYI affordable environment and conservation volunteer program enable international volunteers to support conservation and sustainable organic farming efforts within communities abroad. You can choose to volunteer with GYI from 1 week up to 24 weeks in Wilderness, located in South Africa.

COMMUNITY & SOCIAL VOLUNTEERING

If you have always dreamed of visiting Africa, supporting and work in urban cultures, Gap Year International offers the most exciting and affordable placements for volunteers who would like to  work with local team to support and empower local communities.  You’re invited to stay for a minimum of four weeks and can expect to work four to six hours per day Monday through Saturday each week.  Becoming a community volunteer on your gap year is a fantastic way to make a real difference to a developing local community and to help improve the lives of people in need. There is a huge range of community projects abroad to choose from, meaning you can easily find something to match your skills and interests.

biodiversity

Biodiversity underpins the functioning of an economic system. It provides the goods and services that sustain life such as food, water, building materials and the air we breathe. Green is Smart, is the Western Cape’s roadmap to become the leading green economic hub on the African continent.

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Biodiversity underpins the functioning of an economic system. It provides the goods and services that sustain life such as food, water, building materials and the air we breathe. Green is Smart, is the Western Cape’s roadmap to become the leading green economic hub on the African continent.

activities

Biodiversity underpins the functioning of an economic system. It provides the goods and services that sustain life such as food, water, building materials and the air we breathe. Green is Smart, is the Western Cape’s roadmap to become the leading green economic hub on the African continent.

Exciting program for any person who wants to make contribution to Environmental and Social goals
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This programme is designed with a series of physical and mental challenges.

These challenges are set for students to enable them to push their limits and break beyond them.
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Various social projects will be done as part of the programme

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Our safari is an interactive safari experience that requires daily participation and assistance with camp set up and cooking of meals.

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Our exciting program is designed, with our main purpose in mind, to develop Environmental and Social projects in Southern Africa.

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We have identified 3 Environmental Projects with practical application in our surrounding communities.

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Check what you need for your trip

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Group accommodation is at the Flyer’s Lodge located in Kleinkrantz, Wilderness, a mere stone’s throw from the beach.

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Our packages are designed to contain everything you need for the adventure of a lifetime, they allow a great deal of flexibility so that your trip can feel unique. For a start, although we call them gap years, they don’t have to last anything like a year if you have a shorter travel window.