"You make a living by what you get but you make a life by what you give." Winston Churchill




Long-term Volunteer Opportunities

Long-term volunteers are needed to fulfil specific roles, by long-term volunteer we mean more than 3 months.

Most long-term roles are offered discounted rates dependable on your skills and qualifications.  Email us info@primatecare.org.za for more info.


We are offering reduced stays or stays in return for medications. 

We need a full-time, live-in veterinary volunteer cover all year.  Looking for applicants who can arrive as soon as COVID-19 eases travel restrictions.

General Sanctuary Operations Assistant

We offer a reduced rate or free stay (dependable on previous experience/qualifications) 6 months - 1 year stays to those who can work hard every day, walk food/bottles/enrichment several times a day, clean enclosures, maintain enclosures, and ideally drive.

We need energetic and eager candidates who are excited to work in the bush, get their hands dirty, and live amongst wildlife.

Longterm Care-giver & Research Assistant

Each year we offer one place for a long-term caregiver to mainly assist in Phase 1, enclosure cleaning, enrichment and monitoring. 


We also offer a 6-month placement for a research assistant.

Educators / Teachers

Thinking about taking a sabbatical or career break?  For qualified and experienced educators we are offering 3 month stays at reduced rates so that you can help us develop our education & outreach programs.



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Not-for-Profit Organisation 099-591

Public Benefit Organisation 930036922

C.A.R.E. The Centre for
Animal Rehabilitation &

Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre & Sanctuary

pioneering in rehabilitation for release back into the wild since 1989.

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