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Volunteer stories

Considering joining us as a volunteer, but want to know more? Some of our previous volunteers have shared their experiences below.

Photo of Robyn

Robyn came to Madagascar as a Conservation volunteer in 2018

Robyn's Story

Sue Grieg

Sue worked as a Community Health specialist for 6 weeks.

Sue's story

Chris volunteered on the 10 week Pioneer Programme, before returning to work in the London office.

Chris's story

Isabella volunteered in the London office to gain experience in International Development, and is now studying for a masters!

Isabella's story

Laura with friends by a lake

Laura worked as an Assistant to the Director of Programmes and Operations.

Laura's story

Jo Coxall

Jo worked for SEED Madagascar for two years, initially as a Project development Intern and later as a Project Development Specialist.

Jo's story
Helena in the Azafady office

Helena was a volunteer on our conservation programme, before returning to SEED Madagascar in London for a week in the office.

Helena's story

Samm with Azafady colleagues

Samm worked as a Project Development Intern and Head of Project Development for five years.

Samm's story

Kate Austen

Kate worked as a Project Development Intern for a year.

Kate's story

Rachel with Azafady team

Rachel worked as an Assistant to the Director of Programmes and Operations.

Rachel's story

Nick in China

Nick spent a year at SEED Madagascar, working as a Project Development Intern (later Project Specialist) on education and environment projects.

Nick's story
Beth being herself

A Pioneer volunteer, Beth helped to build a primary school, and is now helping to raise funds for another!

Beth's story

Gemma with Azafady colleagues

Gemma worked as a Sainte Luce Research Assistant / Livelihoods Advisor for two years.

Gemma's story

Jon with Azafady colleague

Jon worked as a Livelihoods Advisor and Capacity Builder for SEED Madagascar for eighteen months.

Jon's story


Hannah spent ten months in Fort Dauphin working as a Project Development Intern.

Hannah's story
Valerie during a lesson

Valerie spent three months with us as a volunteer English Teacher in Madagascar, and really enjoyed her time here.

Valerie's story