Join our Volunteer Activities!

As a volunteer, you'll help to drive change online and in your local community, get hands-on experience in our campaigns, and help us raise vital funds for a greener, more peaceful future.

We need passionate, energetic people who are keen to make a difference.

How does it work?

Our volunteer leaders have a hefty line-up of campaign events and activities on their calendars -- but we need you to bring them to life!

Depending on where you live in South Africa, fill out one of the activities forms by clicking the links below. We'll email you when we have something coming up in your area.

If there's no volunteer group in your city yet, don't dispare! We are growing and will be near you soon, but in the meantime, sign up to become a digital ninja and put your keyboard to better use.

Joburg
 
Living in Jozi? We've got you covered: Join us on Facebook, or get your name onto our activities list now!
Cape Town
 
Our Mother City! Yes, we're there! Join our volunteer Facebook page, or get your name onto our activities list now!
Durban
 
Good old Durbs! We're active in Durban. Join the volunteer Facebook page, or get your name onto our activities list now!
Become a Digital Ninja!
 
You rock Facebook and tweet like there's no tomorrow -- so why not put all that energy to some really good use? Sign up as a Greenpeace Digital Ninja and help drive change from your timeline today.

The latest updates

 

Join the Greenpeace flashmob for toxic-free fashion!

Feature story | November 22, 2012 at 8:50

Toxic-free fashion is the new trend, and we want YOU to lead the way!

Turning the tide with people power

Blog entry by Hellen Dena and Monica Davies | November 8, 2012

Many are the times that Greenpeace is seen as crazy activists chaining themselves to things, when really our main campaigns aim to change societal attitudes and behavior for the good of the environment, and society itself. And we can...

August 2012 Newsletter

Publication | November 7, 2012 at 10:43

Download the Greenpeace Africa August 2012 Supporter newsletter.

Activists remain in detention after peaceful Eskom protest

Feature story | October 23, 2012 at 19:37

Today, Greenpeace Africa, groundWork and Earthlife Africa took action against Eskom's reckless coal expansion at the utility's headquarters in Johannesburg. 14 activists were placed in police custody after the peaceful protest and taken to...

groundWork, Earthlife Africa JHB and Greenpeace remain in detention for confronting...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 19:32

Johannesburg 8:30 pm, 23 October, 2012: 14 activists from three campaigning organisations have been placed under custody in johannesburg’s Sandton police station for confronting South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom. Among those arrested include...

Eskom gets put under new management

Image gallery | October 23, 2012

Eskom has failed South Africans: it's time for new management

Feature story | October 23, 2012 at 10:00

Today, we joined forces with two other environmental organisation - Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and groundWork, to put South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom, under new management.

Reflecting on Durban Solar training

Blog entry by Nasreen Khan | October 9, 2012

It has been almost a year since the last solar training that was held in Durban and I am still extremely grateful to Greenpeace for having invested in educating their volunteers. The ten day experience was incredible, not only did I...

Solar Energy: The way of the future

Blog entry by Hellen Dena | October 9, 2012

It was an intriguing journey back to the physics class I left over ten years ago, as I embarked on making my solar lamp. After an interesting hour of putting together tiny cables, a bulb and a rechargeable battery, the lamp lit up and...

Maximising solar power: The better option

Blog entry by Laswet Savadye | October 9, 2012

Led by Dr Michael Gotz, a specialist in photovoltaic solar power and Ruth Mhlanga, Greenpeace Africa's Youth and Solutions campaigner, Greenpeace Africa staff and volunteers took part in an informative solar training programme last...

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