Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers who are share our vision and are interested in helping us deepen our impact in South Africa. We are open to both local and international volunteers with all sorts of interest and talents – from creative arts to leadership development, education to social media, graphic design to criminal justice. We’d love to hear from you. Please use the contact form below and we will get back to you.

Intern

We are always open to making space for interns who are looking immerse themselves in any of our programmes, whether in Cape Town or Johannesburg. The only requirements are that you be prepared to spend 3–6 months working alongside our team, be a value-creator, and carry lots of passion with you. We’d love to hear from you. Please use the contact form below and we will get back to you.

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  • My six months with you just flew by! I learned so much from the awesome team, and humbled by the brave and inspiring guys I met in the programmes. I have become a "YiP'per", thank you all!

    Phillipe
    Phillipe YiPSA intern 2013
  • Volunteering at YiPSA is a life-changing experience. You go in thinking that you have a lot teach others, but you leave with a world of learning and growth.

    Destiny
    Destiny YiPSA Volunteer, 2015

YiPSA volunteers to date

  • Abbee, USA – personal development at local women’s prison
  • Alaran, UK – volunteer at at local prison
  • Alyssa, USA – personal development at local prison
  • Anne, USA – post-release programmes and administration
  • Aphiwe, South Africa – volunteer at local prison
  • Brynne, USA – personal development at local prison
  • Busiswa, South Africa – volunteer at local women’s prison
  • Callie, USA – personal development at local women’s prison
  • Cartlin, USA – personal development at local prison
  • Destiny, USA – entrepreneurial development at local prison and youth center
  • Haley, USA – personal development at local prison
  • Helga, UK – volunteer at at local prison
  • Ilaam, South Africa – volunteer at local women’s prison
  • James, USA – personal development at local prison
  • Jeva, Netherlands – volunteer at local prison and youth center
  • Kevin, USA – volunteer at local prison
  • Kyla, USA – volunteer at at local prison
  • Kyrsten, Argentina – psychologist, life skills at local prison
  • Lauren, USA – personal development at local prison
  • Lidokuhle, South Africa – personal development at local prison
  • Mariel, USA – volunteer at local prison
  • Maxwell, USA – personal development at local prison and post-release programmes
  • Melissa, USA– personal development at local prison
  • Pernille, Denmark – personal development at local prison
  • Romaine, France – soccer and personal development at local prison
  • Sara, UK – volunteer at at local prison
  • Sharonese, South Africa – psychologist and volunteer at local prisons
  • Sinethemba, South Africa – personal development at local prison
  • Thandeka, South Africa – local women’s prison and post-release programmes

YiPSA interns to date

  • Baldwin, USA – post-release programmes and personal development
  • Iris, Netherlands – personal development at local prison and youth center
  • Javier, USA – poetry and acting in post-release programmes
  • Kelvin, Netherlands – post-release programmes and administration
  • Kristel, Netherlands – personal development at local prison and youth centre, post-release programmes
  • Mandy, Netherlands – personal development and mentoring at local prison and youth center
  • Phillipe, France – personal development and mentoring at local prison and youth center
  • Thijmen, Netherlands – student of applied psychology
  • Thyne, Netherlands – personal development at local prison and youth center
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