Cape Town - Post Report Question and Answers

What volunteer opportunities are available locally?

There are many. - Apr 2021

As you can imagine, there are tons of opportunities, mostly with resource-poor women and children. There are thousands of NGOs working in Cape Town, so you can find a good fit with a bit of looking and asking. - Feb 2018

Not really sure -- haven't looked into it. I don't know of any other consulate staff that do a lot of local volunteering, except perhaps through their religious congregation. - Oct 2017

Plenty - despite its scenic beauty and concentration of wealth and luxury, townships and impoverished neighborhoods crowd Cape Town's edges where education and health standards drop to 3rd world levels. Many of the NGOs working in these communities are happy to take on volunteers. - May 2014

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