Volunteers are the beating heart of Greenpeace!

More than 15,000 passionate people around the world dedicate time, energy and skills to Greenpeace's core values and campaigns.

Here is how you can join the network of volunteer across the African continent.

Join the Local Volunteer Groups


You want to act on environmental issues that matter to your community, and be part of the global campaigns taking on the big challenges? Join a local group near you

 

If your country or location is not in the selection, please go to GreenWire to start your own initiatives!

 

Become a Cyber Activist!
 
Are you far from locations where the local groups exist? Do you spend many hours in front of a computer? If you are interested in becoming a cyber activist, please visit this page.

The latest updates

 

If you can’t reuse it, refuse it!

Blog entry by Samwel Omesa | June 5, 2018

We live in a contemporary society where technology, innovation, globalisation and human interconnectedness define us - overconsumption is the norm. Now, imagine yourself on vacation along the sandy beaches of mombasa - captured on...

Greenpeace Africa opens pilot green space in Yaoundé

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 13:57

Yaoundé, 21 March 2018: Greenpeace Africa and local partners have today launched a pilot green space at the Baptist High School- Awai, to commemorate the World Forest Day. The need for urban green spaces is highlighted in the theme for this...

This is why the Antarctic needs your help

Blog entry by Aimee Hoppe | March 19, 2018

Six years ago, sitting behind a computer of a construction company, I realised I needed to do more with my life. I no longer wanted to keep financial records of wealthy individuals and businesses, but instead I wanted to make an impact...

I can still feel the enthusiasm of our Cameroon volunteers!

Blog entry by Njeri Kabeberi | March 15, 2018

As I stepped out of the plane at the Yaounde international airport, the humid twenty-eight degree Celsius  (28⁰C) midday temperature engulfed  my face and though perspiring, it gave me the feeling of a warm welcome to the capital of...

Pressing forward with Greenpeace Africa: gender parity worth emulating

Blog entry by Ngumfor Abinwi | March 7, 2018

A question that keeps lurking in my mind in our competitive world is: “Does gender equality make the world a better place?” I will say YES! It’s saddening after how many years of women proving their worth to the world, that we keep...

Greenpeace Africa instils forest values to youths during the 5th World Forest Day...

Press release | March 21, 2017 at 8:35

Yaoundé, 21st March 2017. Greenpeace Africa has today organised activities with youths to commemorate World forest day. This year’s festivities celebrated under the theme“Forest & Energy” underscores the importance of the forest with regards to...

Greenpeace ships: Warriors at Sea

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | February 12, 2017

1971. This was the year it all began. You’ve heard the story about how a boat load of (very brave) volunteers and journalists sailed to Alaska to stop the American government from running nuclear tests? The U.S government started...

The Rainbow Warrior awoke the Warrior in me

Blog entry by Anele Msweli | March 24, 2015

Being part of the Rainbow Warrior ship tour was the most beautiful experience I have had in my entire life. This somewhat paved a little piece of a pathway of the journey I would like to take in the future. I have never felt such joy,...

My galley experience aboard the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Nafeesa Amod | March 24, 2015

So you all know about my ranting and raving as to how I could not wait to set my foot on the gangway of the Rainbow Warrior and be part of the crew. Well I was not disappointed, I tell you!  I thoroughly enjoyed my duty working in...

Activism for the Future

Blog entry by Eugene Wankya, Rea Lekalakala and Diana Waters | September 8, 2014

At the core of our work at Greenpeace Africa is our dedicated team of volunteers from across the continent. Often the first we turn to when we need an extra pair of hands, these individuals are fuelled by a passion that unites them,...

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