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Volunteer in Madagascar

SEED have welcomed over 1,000 volunteers to Madagascar in the 20 years we've been working here. Volunteer with us and not only will you have a life changing experience, but you will be directly contributing to our projects, whether in groundbreaking conservation research, education infrastructure via school building, or international development.

Whichever programme you choose you will be benefiting from our extensive experience in Madagascar with each scheme led by an experienced team of coordinators and guides. No particular skills are required to volunteer short-term with us and training is given locally, but if you do have particular experience in areas relevant to your programme, all the better!

Volunteering with us could help you choose a new direction in life or develop a career path you may already be on. It might be both a personal highlight and a practical stepping stone in a gap year or, for anyone at any time, a great way to go abroad for much more than just a holiday.

Red chameleon in Sainte Luce, MadagascarConservation Research

Join the SEED Conservation Research Programme (SCRP) in stunning Sainte Luce for 2-10 weeks, and contribute towards genuine scientific research. With a biodiversity focus, study species include lemurs, bats, frogs, chameleons and more, as well as forest and wetland research. The programme also incorporates strong elements of community conservation. ‚ÄčAlso available as an internship.

SEED Conservation Research Programme (SCRP)

A high school group volunteeringGroup volunteering

We also offer bespoke volunteering experiences for groups from 10-30 participants, including high schools, colleges, universities and corporate groups. Activities can include construction (e.g. school building), assisting with conservation research, or even English teaching. All activities are safe and fully risk assessed. Design a custom programme which fits your needs!

Group volunteering in Madagascar