Wildlife Volunteering

Do you want to work with and care for some of the most beautiful creatures on this planet? Then volunteering on one of The Mighty Roar’s wildlife projects is the perfect place to start.

You can choose to work with big cats, turtles, elephants, monkeys, penguins or with a variety of marine life, aiding in their conservation and wellbeing, improving their quality of life and ensuring the animal’s welfare – an incredibly worthwhile cause.

We offer wildlife conservation projects in a number of countries and continents across the globe, so whether you are looking to head to the big 5 in Africa, release baby turtles in Sri Lanka or encounter whales and dolphins in the Azores, you can have the opportunity to explore this amazing world of ours at the same time as looking after some of its smallest or largest inhabitants.

Ethical Conservation

All of our volunteering placements offer hands on experience. On some programmes this may mean getting to interact with the animals directly, and on others this may mean seeing these stunning creatures up close but at a very safe distance in their natural habitat.

We are really passionate about ethical conservation, so you can be sure that all of our projects only offer true conservation practices to make a positive impact on protecting these amazing animals.

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Our Most Popular Wildlife Programmes

Sri Lanka Sea Turtle Conservation

Help to protect and conserve endangered sea turtles by volunteering at this incredible hatchery located on the beautiful west coast of Sri Lanka. Get involved with the daily operations within the sanctuary and take pride in the positive impact your time is providing.
1-24 Weeks

South Africa Amakhala Big 5 Conservation

Assist behind the scenes on this action packed game reserve with various on-going conservation and community projects. You'll get to meet the famous Big Five along with a vast array of other wildlife as you head out on safari drives everyday.
1-12 Weeks

Bali Marine Conservation

We urgently need support from volunteers from around the world to help restore and protect the coral reef in picturesque Tianyar. What once was a highly bio-diverse and healthy 3-kilometre reef, it is now in a poor condition due to many years of unsustainable fishing practices and from pollution. You
1-24 Weeks

Zimbabwe Elephant & Rhino Sanctuary

Get up close with rhinos and elephants where you will be involved in valuable conservation work that will help towards securing the futures of these endangered species. This hands-on diverse experience will see you studying and learning about the animals and lots more!
1-8 Weeks

Why Volunteer With The Mighty Roar

Rewarding Experiences

Volunteer on worthwhile projects, explore exciting and beautiful new destinations and create lasting memories as a family.

Tailored Projects

Looking to travel at the weekends? Volunteer across multiple destinations? Need a private room? We can tailor our programmes to suit your need

Volunteer Solo From Age 16

Many of our projects are suitable for lone travellers aged 16 years and up – you’re never to young to start travelling!

24/7 Support

Our UK office and local teams are here to provide support and answer any questions.

Structured Programmes

Meaningful, responsible and supportive programmes mean there is no better way to travel.

Value For Money

Affordable programmes with transparent fees, discounted child rates and all with 100% financial protection.


Having volunteered across two countries with The Mighty Roar I can honestly recommend them to everyone and anyone! I was a bit nervous travelling for the first time by myself, but the team put my mind at ease and were so helpful with everything before I took off. The local team in Bali were amazing and I could not have wished for a better experience.


I always knew that I wanted to travel a lot, so as soon as I turned 16 I was off! At the end of 2017 I volunteered in Sri Lanka for an incredible 4 weeks teaching in the local community run school. My time here has taught me so much and I can highly recommend Chris and The Mighty Roar and will 100% using them again next year.

My son and daughter volunteered with The Mighty Roar, each at a different location. I cannot praise them enough for all of their time and support they gave us. They both had the best time and have not stopped telling me wonderful stories. Am 100% sure that travelling has had a positive impact in their lives, especially as they are both under 18.


It’s a big step letting your youngest daughter head off around the world on her own. At first I had a few concerns but after talking over the phone and by email with The Mighty Roar my mind was put at rest. All questions were answered truthfully and quickly and I even got a few texts to let me know my daughter was enjoying herself while she was in Sri Lanka. Have recommended them to lots of my friends!