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

 

"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...

Join the Greenpeace flashmob for toxic-free fashion!

Feature story | November 22, 2012 at 9:50

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 11:43

Download the Greenpeace Africa August 2012 Supporter newsletter.

Activists remain in detention after peaceful Eskom protest

Feature story | October 23, 2012 at 20:37

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...

Eskom gets put under new management

Image gallery | October 23, 2012

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