All our programs in South Africa include free weekend
sightseeing of Cape Town city center. You can also join the other subsequent four to five (4-5) days sightseeing which include the safari and Table Mountain.
STAESA wildlife and Conservation program is a practice of protecting wild species and their habitats in order to maintain healthy wildlife species or populations and to restore, protect or enhance natural ecosystems. The goal is to ensure that nature will be around for future generations to enjoy, and to recognize the importance of wildlife and wilderness lands to humans.
Joining our program means you share in our vision to fight against major threats to wildlife which include habitat destruction, degradation, fragmentation, overexploitation, poaching, pollution and climate change.
This a very busy-hands on experience program with an experience of a life time you don't want miss.
If you don’t have any knowledge of Wildlife And Conservation activities and you are still interested to volunteer with us, we will be happy to have you. There are lots of work here for everyone.
Project location very safe, Communities very welcoming and the people are very lovely to work with. STAESA’s Wildlife And Conservation program is run in Johannesburg. Weekends are always free for the volunteers to travel for sightseeing. There are lot of benefits awaits you for joining us. Contact us for these benefits.
Wildlife And Conservation
You have heard a lot about this amazing country and its people and it is your wish to visit one day and go for safari. STAESA is here for you to make it happen.
This season with STAESA everything is possible. South Africa is possible! We are here to organize everything for you, be with you from start to finish and make sure you have lots of fun on the program.
Every year, 15 million tourists travel to south for a South African adventure. Some are looking forward to seeing majestic animals in the wild, others wish to surf some of the world’s best waves. This year you will also be part of the millions that visit South Africa!
The rainbow nation has much to offer for visitors. From landscapes to climate, from culture to cuisine, South Africa is one of the most diverse countries on the planet.
Other Information and locations!
South Africa indeed is great nation and offers you an amazing wildlife and conservation program. You don't want to miss this incredible program. Are you set to get dirty with these animals.
Get ready for an amazing busy program where you will be working full time with the animals in the animal shelter. The aim of program is to protect animal species and their habitats. There is a great need here. lots of work to do..
The locations of our programs are well picked where you will be placed and work directly with the animals. The program provides an opportunity to immerse yourself into the very unique culture of South Africa.
Boksburg - Near O. R. Tambo International Airport and Soweto
Cape Town - Near the ocean and other interesting place of visit.
Working hours and reponsibilities!
Generally volunteers work from 08:00.-12:00 a.m. and 13:00-16:00 p.m. However, your exact working hours are adjusted according to the activities at your work place. You´re permitted to take a day off once in a while. Week-ends are free time for all our volunteers. The orphanage is open during the weekends also. you can choose to go and help if you want.
Your schedules include the following below and many more that will be discussed with you upon arrival.
Wildlife conservation usually takes place at the rescue centers where you take care for injured or abandoned animals. also included in the tasks is observe and monitor exotic species for research and anti-poaching measures. Volunteer with those animals that cannot be released back into the wild. Unqualified volunteers will assist in cleaning of enclosures and facility, food preparation and enrichment, fixing fences and many other activities. Please note that it is with consistency and dedication on behalf of the volunteer, that will be rewarded with more responsible and hands on involvement in animal care.
In your free hours you can work in the orphanage, schools, women and development program andconstruction.
Other Information and locations!
Program date. All year round
Placement duration. 2wks to 1y max
Requirements. No requirements
Working hours. Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Cape Town and O. R. Tambo International airport
Host family, Independent and Accommodation on site. Located very close to the projects with facilities such as water, light, ventilation, bed, toilet, bathroom and kitchen.
HOW TO GET TO WORK
By public transport it cost less. than one dollar ( return)
Self laundry by hands.
Yes! Three meals per day. and Lunch mostly at work.
Yes! Visa is required. Volunteer can call the embassy current cost of visa. Apply forVisiting visa (Multiple visa)
Local sim card is provided
Internet modem provided and return after the program.
Vaccinations not needed if you are staying for less than six months. We recommend that you contact a travel clinic near you at least 3 months before traveling.
Safety in South Africa
Yes! You might be thinking of crime in South Africa. The good news is, there is no risk of violent crime against visitors volunteering and travelling. The South African authorities prioritize protecting visitors, tourists in our communities and tourism places.
That is why we are here for you. We carefully picked the locations of our programs for the purpose of safety and security. Worry not when volunteering with us in South Africa. You are in a good hands volunteering with us in South Africa. With STAESA there is nothing to worry about volunteering in South Africa. Our past volunteers will be happy to tell you more about their wonderful experience in South Africa. Cape Town city center is always safe to be alone. Our past volunteers spent most of their weekends in the city center.
More information to note!
There is real poverty in South Africa and you will soon realize that you are far richer and more fortunate than most local people you meet. You will probably attract your fair share of souvenir beggars, but try and take the time to meet ordinary people going about their day to day business too. The experience will be worth it. Don't be afraid to step out of your house, just take some precautions.
Weather in South Africa
South Africa's climatic conditions generally range from Mediterranean in the southwestern corner of South Africa to temperate in the interior plateau, and subtropical in the northeast. A small area in the northwest has a desert climate. Most of the country has warm, sunny days and cool nights
When to go
You can join us anytime in the year! Anytime in the month! Anytime in the week
Kind of clothes you should pack for your trip to South Africa
Jeans and Trousers: blue jeans, cotton trousers, khaki trousers, Light Shirts and Blouses: T-Shirts, short sleeve shirts and long sleeved shirts. Shorts also for your free days. Pack both summer and winter cloths. South Africa weather is unpredictable. You have the four seasons in a day. Socks and underwear: Shoes: Good leather shoes, sandals, and a lightweight pair of Hiking boots if you will doing some hiking.
Kind of luggage you should take
It all begins with the right suitcases or suitcase. It also depends where you coming from. If you are coming from North America you get to bring 2 suitcases and 50 pounds each, from Europe it is almost half that. It means one has to be practical and take in mind what your plans are once you arrive in Africa, where you will be going and what you will be doing while here.
Keep all essentials like the pill, malaria pills, essential medicine, debit and credit cards, camera and your toothbrush in your hand luggage. Also put one set of clothing if the unthinkable happens that your luggage is temporarily lost. Money Belt: One that will allow you to carry your passport also. Do not wear your money on the outside of your clothing.