Your'e needed...

No work is too small. Volunteers are extremely valuable resources for an organization. Whether it’s about financial, mental, or physical contribution – everything together matters a lot. As a volunteer, you can be involved with meaningful work, serving those who need your care and affection. This would also be a chance for you to realize that not everyone in this world is born lucky, and you are needed to stand by a few of them, if not all to help others in your lifetime.

...To Make a Difference!

Every volunteer can make a difference. Don’t underestimate your potential. No matter how small your steps are, you have the potential to make a big difference!

If you’ve been thinking of stepping out of your comfort zone to do something meaningful, then this is your chance. Backpacks for Africa has a wide range of incredible and affordable volunteering opportunities for high school and college students, gap year travelers and backpackers, senior volunteers and enthusiastic couples – who can join us and contribute towards making a meaningful difference!

How to join?

To become a volunteer, fill out our volunteer application form online. In the form, you’ll let us know what type of volunteer position you are looking for as well as your availability. Once you’ve submitted your application you should receive an email within 2-5 business days on the next steps for your application.

Ready to get involved? Here's a few ways you can help:

Make A Donation.

Your generosity matters! Every donation helps us to create opportunities, empower educators, and change lives.

Spread the word.

Share our story with your friends, family and coworkers. Education connects us all – together we can make a difference.

Give a hand.

We are always looking for helping hands. Applying to volunteer only takes a moment, but the experience lasts a lifetime.

Share our Story, Make a Difference.

We’re really passionate about our cause, and we believe that we share that passion with so many others. Sharing our story extends our reach and gets communities united around a noble cause. It takes a village!

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