Volunteer with Chimpanzees in Africa!

29 March 2016 Volunteer


The Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in Cameroon, West-Central Africa rescues chimpanzees from horrific abusive situations and from the illegal wildlife trade. Your help is needed to give these chimps better lives and help to protect chimpanzees from extinction. Learn more about Sanaga-Yong at

Sanaga-Yong is seeking volunteers 21 years or older for six-month stays. As a volunteer, you will learn about caring for wildlife while filling a wide range of roles, including working with Cameroonian staff (who speak French), helping with chimpanzee care and feeding, washing fruit, cleaning cages, assisting with facilities and fence maintenance, overseeing use of project equipment, painting, buying food and supplies in town and more. Volunteers pitch in wherever needed, although we make efforts to match you with any talents and skills you might have. Please note that contact with the chimpanzees occurs during daily feedings but hands-on contact with our baby chimps is limited.

For the right person, volunteering at Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center is a unique and wonderful opportunity to live and work in rural Africa, in close proximity to some of the most incredible animals in the world!

To learn more about our volunteer program or to request an application, please call 971-544-7772 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let Karin know you’re interested in volunteering in Africa. For additional volunteer program details visit

PASA Primates: Pan African Sanctuary Alliance Facebook page.

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