South Africa

Peace Corps in South Africa

There are more than 120 Volunteers in South Africa working with their communities on projects in education and health. During their service in South Africa, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including IsiZulu, Sepedi, SiSwati, TshiVenda, and XiTsonga. More than 1,460 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in South Africa since the program was established in 1997.  

Volunteers
Current: 120
To Date: 1460
Program Dates
1997-present
Official Language
English, Afrikaans, + 9

Volunteer Openings in South Africa

View all

Primary School English Teacher

Read more

So much of Peace Corps service is about learning to be someone they can trust.

Melinda Morgan, Peace Corps Volunteer
Follow us and see volunteers in action:

Support Projects in South Africa

View all

Contributions to the South Africa Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in South Africa.

Read more and give

A local health education organization wishes to establish a public library and computer lab in an area that lacks recreational outlets. As of now, ...

Read more and give