Blog category: Family volunteering
Read our blog posts about family volunteering
Read about Vanessa and her family volunteer trip to Zimbabwe
This post was written by British volunteer, Vanessa, who volunteered with her son Bailey (9) in February 2020, on our Rhino & Elephant Conservation family programme in Zimbabwe.
A look back at our family volunteers in 2019!
Family volunteering has grown in popularity, and 2019 saw more families than ever join our family-friendly programs across Southern Africa. Take a look at their experiences across three of our most popular projects.
Family volunteers at our wildlife sanctuary in Zimbabwe
“We had an amazing time and one we will never forget. My children feel like they made a difference in the lives of the animals, and I learned so much
6 bucket list volunteer trips
Our volunteer programmes show Africa in all her adventurous glory, and enable you to have a unique travel experience.
Family volunteering in Zimbabwe – “It was life-changing”
The Galenkamps returned home to the USA so inspired by the program and the people, that they brought that enthusiasm home in very tangible ways.
A day in the life of a Primate Conservation volunteer
A volunteer’s day at the Primate Conservation Programme in Zimbabwe. Enjoy hands-on work with primates and other small animal orphans, assist with feeding, husbandry and enrichment and work on release projects.
Walking in the footsteps of giants
A beautifully written testimonial by family volunteers, the Manasas, who volunteered in Zimbabwe in June 2019. Read about the wonderful time had by the whole family!
Brand new baby black rhino born at our Rhino project in Zimbabwe!
Vet student, Gianna, joined our team in Malawi as a veterinary intern in June 2019. Read about her amazing experiences working with new and exotic wildlife.
Volunteering myths busted: volunteering in communities does more harm than good
Done right, community programmes are a great way for volunteers to experience a foreign culture, engage with local communities, and develop empathy for people from diverse backgrounds. However, there are a number of ethical factors to consider.
When to visit Victoria Falls and what to do there!
Victoria Falls is Zimbabwe’s must-see destination! In this post, read about what to see and do at different times of year.
Saving the Rhinos – an unforgettable family holiday
Read about the Bentley family’s fantastic family volunteer experience in Zimbabwe, getting up close and personal with endangered rhinos and elephants.
Why you should volunteer with your family in Africa
Different cultures, extraordinary animal encounters, fantastic landscapes and inspirational people – everything you and your family can experience while on a family volunteering holiday.