- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Namibia, Gambia
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Program Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Academic Year, Semester, Quarter, Other, Three Weeks
- Start Month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Selective: Yes
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 17, 18, 19+, 19
- Minimum Cost: < $1,000
All of Frontier's African projects are perfectly tailored to deliver your ideal gap year in Africa, and at Frontier we love to have gap year volunteers on board! Travel abroad, experience a new culture, and make a difference through service and volunteerism with Frontier.
A gap year spent traveling and volunteering is a great way to gain new experiences and skills while learning much more about the world and yourself. Taking a break and a bit of time out from education in the classroom will allow high school graduates to see the world with fresh eyes and realize what is valued in their own lives.
Frontiers Gap Programs in Africa
Travel and become a volunteer in Africa with Frontier and you could be protecting endangered species on a wildlife conservation project in Africa, you could be involved in teaching projects in Africa, or you could even get paid work or internships in Madagascar and Tanzania!
African destinations include:
- South Africa
- Cape Verde
African projects include:
- Marine Conservation and Diving
- Wildlife Conservation Adventure
- Teaching, Education and Childcare
- Internships (Media & Jouranlism, Divemaster, Wildlife &Marine Conservation, Teaching, Game Ranger, Healthcare and Veterinary)
- Expedition Management
- Sports Coaching
- Missionary Work
- Orphanage Work
- Community Project
- Safari Adventure
- Wilderness Survival Course
Why Frontier Gap Programs? Frontier is driven by a desire to change the world for the better and its committed to helping the neediest peoples. As such, Frontiers gap year projects are designed to transfer maximum benefit to the host communities in terms of economic and welfare gains, ecosystem regeneration, and skills transfer. Because of this, Frontier has well-established networks of trust and alliances between stakeholders at all levels, a crucial prerequisite to gap and summer projects that are sustainable and relevant.
Mission Statement To conserve the worlds most endangered wildlife and threatened habitats and to build sustainable livelihoods for marginalized and under resourced communities in the worlds poorest countries. To create solutions that are apolitical, forward-thinking, community-driven, and innovative and which take into consideration the long-term needs of low income communities.