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.

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One Planet. One Arctic. One Voice.

Blog entry by Taahir Chagan | April 12, 2013

Starting this Saturday, and continuing on to the Global Day of Action a week later, thousands of people - from distinct cultures and diverse backgrounds - will come together to speak with one voice about saving a very special, unique...

Solar energy: Africa's future

Blog entry by Natasha Seck, Greenpeace Africa Volunteer | April 4, 2013

Unlike fossil fuels (coal, gas, oil), solar energy is renewable and inexhaustible. However, despite the abundance of solar radiation, the continent is handicapped by insufficient  energy. Only 23% of the population (one in four...

Deforestation is Dehumanisation

Blog entry by Amir Bagheri, Greenpeace Africa Volunteer | March 25, 2013

In many cases we tend to separate the well-being of the environment from the well-being of ourselves as a human species, not realising that a healthy environment is connected to human dignity, and therefore is a human right. On the...

A Green Monday

Blog entry by Taahir Chagan | March 12, 2013

It’s a blue Monday. After a sunny weekend, the clouds are hovering and a light drizzle begins to fall. A group of activists, placards in hand, are braving the cold on the sidewalk of Empire Road. They are commemorating the Fukushima...

"Not Another Fukushima"

Blog entry by Gift Gerald Moyo, Greenpeace Africa volunteer | March 12, 2013

“Not Another Fukushima” is what was written on the placard I was carrying, standing in the blistering cold on Empire road Johannesburg. 'Why?' is a question you might ask, and I would too. The answer dates back to 11 March 2011 when...

"Not Another Fukushima"

Blog entry by Gift Gerald Moyo, Greenpeace Africa volunteer | March 12, 2013

“Not Another Fukushima” is what was written on the placard I was carrying, standing in the blistering cold on Empire road Johannesburg. 'Why?' is a question you might ask, and I would too. The answer dates back to 11 March 2011 when...

Fukushima Remembered

Image gallery | March 11, 2013

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: 2 Years On - Join us to mark the occasion

Blog entry by Monica Davies | February 27, 2013

Two years ago, hundreds of thousands of people in Japan lost their homes, jobs and communities in the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima. Today, many of them have still not received enough compensation to rebuild their lives. Join us...

The activism we all have in common: become an online fundraiser

Blog entry by Monica Davies | February 20, 2013

What do an accountant in London, a school teacher in Cape Town, and a bartender in Joburg have in common in the world of the web? That’s not the start of a joke, it’s an honest question. The answer is, they can all become online...

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