Volunteering in Morocco

Travel in Morocco for a life-changing experience !

Participate in volunteer work in the heart of the Moroccan central High Atlas Mountains, in a village located in the Valley of Aït Bouguemez known as Happy Valley.


This rural area of 30 square kilometres has about 15,000 inhabitants living in 27 villages.


The Valley of Aït Bouguemez is about 260 kilometres away from Marrakech. Other important cities nearby are Azilal and Beni Mellal.

Summers are dry with some few thunderstorms. Rainfall is more important during winter. Snow falls generally from October to the end of April.


You will be staying at the Volunteer House in the village and will get to know local Berber families throughout your volunteering programme.



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Who can volunteer in Morocco ?



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Everyone! We all have something to offer. You only need to be at least 18 years old and have a genuine desire to help

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The volunteer programme in Morocco !

Volunteer in Morocco with Globalong The village that welcomes you is surrounded by the impressive mountains of the High Atlas. The highest summit is at 4 068 meters and the average altitude of the valley is 1 800 meters. This particular geographical situation makes this village very special.

You will be helping the Moroccan Berber population, by assisting dedicated men and women whose aim is to allow the villagers to fulfil their dreams.

Educational, cultural and medical projects will help them progress and improve their actual and future quality of life.

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You will help tackle the lack of schooling, education and training of young people in several areas such as:

  • Improve the rural populations' sanitary conditions
  • Promote environmental protection
  • Enhance the cultural, architectural and historical Moroccan heritage
  • Promote Berber culture and art
  • Fight illiteracy
  • Develop organic agriculture

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Upon your arrival at Marrakech airport, a member of the local team will pick you up and organize your transport to the accommodation.

You will spend your first night in a hotel or with a host family in Marrakech (depending on availabilities). You will be transferred to the village on the next day.

After arriving in the village, you will be introduced to the projects teams, the school and meet local families. In the evening, after dinner, a meeting will be held at one of the families' to set up a weekly schedule detailing project objectives.

Promote education in Morocco - GlobalongYou will be accommodated at the Volunteer House in the berber village and have full board during your entire stay in Morocco. The population can speak French, but very few understand English.
On the last day of your programme, you will stay in a hotel or with a host family in Marrakech. The coordinator will organize your transfer to the airport the next day. You can use this time to visit this wonderful city, its souks or the famous place Jemma El Fna. 

Discover the Moroccan High Atlas in total immersion by taking part in this project!

Useful information about your volunteer programme

Humanitarian work in Morocco - Globalong Your donation for the programme in Morocco covers:

Initial membership fee (200 €) - enrolment as a member of the GlobAlong Association is valid for a period of 9 years (renewable)


  • Mattress
  • Blankets
  • Water

Programme, follow up and personal service:

  • Programmes in Morocco - Globalong Airport pick up in Marrakech 
  • Help and support from the GlobAlong team before travelling
  • Transport to your accommodation
  • Full board during your entire programme stay
  • First night in a hotel or with a host family of Marrakech (depending on availabilities)
  • Accommodation
  • Drinking water (10 litres per week)
  • Electricity
  • Personal service
  • Transport back to Marrakech airport from your volunteer project
  • Volunteer in north Africa - Globalong Last night in a hotel or with a host family of Marrakech (depending on availabilities)
  • 7/7 help and support from the local team, in case of need
  • Support from the Globalong team during your entire programme stay
  • Personal blog
  • Advice how to obtain a visa (if required)
  • Online handbook on Morocco
  • Certificate of participation in the volunteer programme
  • Donation to a local project according to actual needs
  • Organizational expenses

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Not included in the programme in Morocco :

  • Flights to and from Morocco  - see our search engine for flights 
  • Travel insurance (mandatory)  an cancellation insurance 
  • Visa fee (if needed)
  • Personal expenses
  • Activities
  • Vaccinations if needed click here for more information
  • A night in the hotel if you arrive after 2pm (around 25€ including transport from the airport, night, dinner and lunch)

Climate in Morocco:

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For further information, feel free to contact us at info@globalong.com

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