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


Why Greenpeace Takes Direct Action

Blog entry by Melita Steele | June 26, 2011

Non-violent direct action is at the heart of what Greenpeace does in our mission to expose crimes against the world we live in, and find real solutions. Internationally, these actions are probably what Greenpeace is best known for.

Climate SOS

Video | December 8, 2010 at 14:04

About 100 Greenpeace volunteers get together to make a human banner. The message? Climate SOS.

My thoughts on the Human Banner

Blog entry by Stephanie Harel | December 6, 2010

By Stephanie Harel, volunteer with Greenpeace Africa In addition to the hallmark colour of Greenpeace, 2 additional hues accompanied the Green movement today – a Blue sky and Yellow volunteers. En route to paint our message, I...

Volunteers in Action

Image gallery | November 2, 2010

Meet three of our volunteers!

Video | October 20, 2010 at 7:32

Also keen to volunteer? Send an email to Please also tell us a bit about yourself, what type of volunteer work you'd like to be involved in, and how much time you have on your hands.

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