Volunteer Packages

What does it mean to become a volunteer?

To get all the details about volunteering with us, please have a look on our volunteer guide!

What is a typical day with us?

Working hours: around 7:30am – 5pm

In times of babyseason (Nov-May) you also take care of the baby monkeys during the night. In this case Helping Hands provides a special room where you can stay with the baby over night if you don’t want to take it with you to your chalet.

Day off on Saturday and Sunday (we just do the most important tasks – feeding and cleaning)

You may do:

  • Daily feeding routines and sorting of new food deliveries
  • Hand raising and bottle feeding of orphans (Nov-May)
  • Working in the baby monkey nursery (Nov-May) to supervise and ensure they are playing, sleeping, feeding etc.
  • Cleaning
  • Helping to administer medicines
  • Construction projects – helping to build enclosures, fixing fences, taking down old fences, painting, fixing, maintenance, laying pipes etc.
  • Taking part in animal rescues or releases
  • Land maintenance such as alien tree removal or burning fire breaks
  • Enrichment projects

What is included in the booking?

Minimum 1 Week
  • Transfers from Kruger International – pick-up and drop-off (Mondays before 3pm - or Millys on a Wednesday before 3pm if you catch the bus)
  • Transfers from Kruger International – pick-up and drop-off (Mondays before 3pm)
  • 3 meals per day (light breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation – Basic Log cabin (2 per cabin max 3) – (male and female separated)
  • Contribution to the running costs of the program
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