Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at DKMS Africa supports our key mission: to make sure that everyone in need of a blood stem cell transplant can find a donor, and have a second chance at life.

Why volunteer?

Our volunteers make a huge difference, every day, by helping us to advance our work.

Whether you’re able to donate a few hours a week or a few hours a year, there may be a role for you!

Volunteering with DKMS supports our key mission. Our volunteers, based all over the South Africa, provide vital support to DKMS to transform our mission into reality.

There are lots of things you can do to get involved, from:

  • raising funds
  • raising awareness about the importance of blood stem cell donation
  • supporting a donor recruitment drive,
  • providing support to patients throughout the donation process
  • volunteering as a student, to
  • helping with administrative tasks.

As a volunteer with DKMS, not only will you have the opportunity to support our key mission, but you’ll also be able to build your confidence, meet new people and develop skills through our volunteering opportunities.

There is plenty on offer, whatever your interest.

To apply to be a volunteer with us, please make sure to fill in the Volunteer Application Form below.

Volunteer with us
Fundraising and events
Volunteer Manager

Benefits of volunteering

As a volunteer with DKMS, you will also be able to

  • build your confidence
  • meet new people, and
  • develop your skills

through our volunteering opportunities.

Some roles include expected time commitments, while others can be a one-off for a specific period of time. Expected time commitments are listed within the volunteer role description for each volunteer role.

If you are considering volunteering with DKMS but are unsure what you’d like to do, or if you have have some ideas for fundraising or donor registration opportunities that you’d like to discuss, please contact us info@dkms-africa.org.

Help us to register even more lifesavers
We’d love it if you could help us to get more people on the register so that everyone who needs a blood stem cell donor can find their match.