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Shamwari Game Reserve, Conservation Volunteers, South Africa

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ORGANIZATION: WorkingAbroad Projects

  • 25 people are interested

This is a once in a lifetime chance to get behind the scenes and involved with the conservation work of a game reserve. Shamwari Game Reserve is a world renowned, 25,000 Big Five reserve.

Volunteers have the opportunity to assist with many short and long term projects. These may involve:

  • Game Monitoring: Rhinos, Elephants, Predators
  • Game Count
  • Telemetry Tracking
  • Restoration & Rehabilitation of Reserve Landscapes
  • Management of Breeding Centre
  • Alien Plant Control
  • Community Projects

There is also a weekly chance for volunteers to work at the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary. As well as a chance for individuals to take the Ranger Field Guide Training Programme. This is available for those wanting to enter the field as professional guides. You will learn how to safely approach and interpret animal behaviour, African tracks and signs and other aspects of nature guiding. At the end you will receive a nationally recognised FGASA Level 1 Field Guiding course certificate.

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About WorkingAbroad Projects


The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3ND, GB

Mission Statement

Offering the ability to take action for nature and society


WorkingAbroad Projects is a not-for-profit company, established in March 2002, in order to provide small scale organisations with need-based support from volunteers. The main areas of focus are wildlife and habitat conservation, environmental education and management, permaculture and organic agriculture and cultural development. We run projects in various countries around the world.


Animals, Environment


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Shamwari Game ReservePort Elizabeth, NASouth Africa






  • Must be at least 18

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