Big Cat Sanctuary Volunteer Project, South Africa



Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Western Cape
South Africa

South Africa


Volunteer at an ethical big cat Sanctuary in South Africa. Contribute towards animal welfare whilst learning about the conditions big cats face in captivity and helping to raise awareness of wildlife conservation in South Africa.

This Big Cat Sanctuary volunteer project in South Africa will offer you the opportunity to get involved behind the scenes at the sanctuary. Typical tasks will include:

  • Caring for the big cats
  • Enrichment programme
  • Preparation of food and feeding
  • Cleaning and maintaining enclosures
  • General farm work
  • Educating visitors

Volunteers can join all year round from 2 weeks up to 3 months in duration.

This cost includes accommodation within the volunteer house (and use of the pool, BBQ etc.), breakfast & lunch each day, weekly transport to grocery shops, transfers to and from Cape Town for arrival and departure, all on-site volunteer activities and supervision, WorkingAbroad backup and support.

What is not included is your flights and travel to and from South Africa, dinnertime meals, visa costs, lodging in Cape Town on arrival and departure if required, personal expenses, and your own health and travel insurance.

Fee Required


  • Housing Available


  • Groups
  • International Volunteers