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Argentina - Buenos Aires

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Volunteer projects available in Argentina - Buenos Aires

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $445 Equivalent to $64/day
2 weeks $665 Equivalent to $48/day
3 weeks $820 Equivalent to $39/day
4 weeks $975 Equivalent to $35/day
5 weeks $1,130 Equivalent to $32/day
6 weeks $1,285 Equivalent to $31/day
8 weeks $1,595 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,905 Equivalent to $27/day
12 weeks $2,215 Equivalent to $26/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 per week, while the Healthcare project and Medical Outreach project has an extra cost of US$65 per week. These extra costs cover the supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Buenos Aires generally find US$160 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Argentina - Cordoba

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $350 Equivalent to $50/day
2 weeks $565 Equivalent to $40/day
3 weeks $750 Equivalent to $36/day
4 weeks $935 Equivalent to $33/day
5 weeks $1,120 Equivalent to $32/day
6 weeks $1,300 Equivalent to $31/day
8 weeks $1,650 Equivalent to $29/day
10 weeks $1,990 Equivalent to $28/day
12 weeks $2,290 Equivalent to $27/day
Argentina - Cordoba: Holiday Experience Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $525 Equivalent to $75/day
2 weeks $885 Equivalent to $63/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project and Animal Care project have an extra cost of US$35 per week for supervision, while the Holiday Experience project has an extra cost of US$125 per week. These extra costs cover the supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cordoba generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Australia

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Volunteer projects available in Australia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $1,035 Equivalent to $148/day
2 weeks $2,065 Equivalent to $148/day
3 weeks $3,045 Equivalent to $145/day
4 weeks $4,025 Equivalent to $144/day
  • Accommodation
  • Weekday lunches
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Program Fees for the Australia program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$430 late change/cancellation fee.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transport to and from the airport.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Australia generally find US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as weekend lunches and all dinners, and local tours and activities.
  • Program Fees for the Australia program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$430 late change/cancellation fee.

Bali - Lovina

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Volunteer projects available in Bali - Lovina

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $425 Equivalent to $61/day
2 weeks $612 Equivalent to $44/day
3 weeks $804 Equivalent to $38/day
4 weeks $976 Equivalent to $35/day
5 weeks $1,138 Equivalent to $33/day
6 weeks $1,300 Equivalent to $31/day
8 weeks $1,609 Equivalent to $29/day
10 weeks $1,918 Equivalent to $27/day
12 weeks $2,227 Equivalent to $27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bali - Lovina generally find US$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Bali - Ubud

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $385 Equivalent to $55/day
2 weeks $567 Equivalent to $41/day
3 weeks $749 Equivalent to $36/day
4 weeks $936 Equivalent to $33/day
5 weeks $1,113 Equivalent to $32/day
6 weeks $1,270 Equivalent to $30/day
8 weeks $1,579 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,888 Equivalent to $27/day
12 weeks $2,197 Equivalent to $26/day
Bali - Ubud: Turtle Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $767 Equivalent to $55/day
3 weeks $1,114 Equivalent to $53/day
4 weeks $1,456 Equivalent to $52/day
5 weeks $1,753 Equivalent to $50/day
6 weeks $2,055 Equivalent to $49/day
8 weeks $2,579 Equivalent to $46/day
10 weeks $3,108 Equivalent to $44/day
12 weeks $3,632 Equivalent to $43/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bali - Ubud generally find US$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Belize

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Volunteer projects available in Belize

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $1,050 Equivalent to $210/day
2 weeks $1,975 Equivalent to $198/day
3 weeks $2,900 Equivalent to $193/day
4 weeks $3,825 Equivalent to $191/day
5 weeks $4,750 Equivalent to $190/day
6 weeks $5,675 Equivalent to $189/day
8 weeks $7,525 Equivalent to $188/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, and transport to and from the airport.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Belize generally find US$300 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including accommodation and meals on the mainland for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: Volunteers will need to budget an extra US$30 per week for Marine Conservation Park fees, US$30 per week for dive gear rental and a US$50 fuel surcharge.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$550 late change/cancellation fee.

Brazil

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Volunteer projects available in Brazil

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $570 Equivalent to $41/day
3 weeks $720 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $870 Equivalent to $31/day
5 weeks $1,020 Equivalent to $29/day
6 weeks $1,170 Equivalent to $28/day
8 weeks $1,470 Equivalent to $26/day
10 weeks $1,770 Equivalent to $25/day
12 weeks $2,070 Equivalent to $25/day
16 weeks $2,670 Equivalent to $24/day
20 weeks $3,270 Equivalent to $23/day
24 weeks $3,870 Equivalent to $23/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnaval festival (scheduled for February 16th - 23rd, 2023) , a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnaval. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee for the week of February 21st. If your duration finishes on Saturday 18th February, a surcharge of US$100 will apply.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Brazil generally find US$250 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.

Cambodia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $430 Equivalent to $31/day
3 weeks $565 Equivalent to $27/day
4 weeks $680 Equivalent to $24/day
5 weeks $795 Equivalent to $23/day
6 weeks $910 Equivalent to $22/day
8 weeks $1,140 Equivalent to $20/day
10 weeks $1,370 Equivalent to $20/day
12 weeks $1,595 Equivalent to $19/day
16 weeks $2,035 Equivalent to $18/day
20 weeks $2,475 Equivalent to $18/day
24 weeks $2,915 Equivalent to $17/day
Cambodia: Medical - Phnom Penh Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
4 weeks $880 Equivalent to $31/day
5 weeks $1,095 Equivalent to $31/day
6 weeks $1,210 Equivalent to $29/day
8 weeks $1,440 Equivalent to $26/day
10 weeks $1,770 Equivalent to $25/day
12 weeks $1,995 Equivalent to $24/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Animal Care project has an extra cost of US$10 per week to cover the resources that the local team donate to the placements, i.e. food and snacks, while the Medical project has a separate fees table (please see the Cambodia Medical project page) to cover the support you receive from the hospital staff.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cambodia generally find US$50-80 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

China

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Volunteer projects available in China

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $335 Equivalent to $48/day
2 weeks $515 Equivalent to $37/day
3 weeks $695 Equivalent to $33/day
4 weeks $875 Equivalent to $31/day
5 weeks $1,055 Equivalent to $30/day
6 weeks $1,235 Equivalent to $29/day
8 weeks $1,595 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,955 Equivalent to $28/day
12 weeks $2,315 Equivalent to $28/day
16 weeks $3,035 Equivalent to $27/day
20 weeks $3,755 Equivalent to $27/day
24 weeks $4,475 Equivalent to $27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in China generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Colombia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $345 Equivalent to $58/day
2 weeks $586 Equivalent to $49/day
3 weeks $812 Equivalent to $45/day
4 weeks $1,032 Equivalent to $43/day
5 weeks $1,252 Equivalent to $42/day
6 weeks $1,472 Equivalent to $41/day
8 weeks $1,872 Equivalent to $39/day
10 weeks $2,272 Equivalent to $38/day
12 weeks $2,672 Equivalent to $37/day
16 weeks $3,352 Equivalent to $35/day
20 weeks $4,032 Equivalent to $34/day
24 weeks $4,712 Equivalent to $33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Colombia generally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunches and dinners, transport and miscellaneous spending.

Costa Rica

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $445 Equivalent to $64/day
2 weeks $735 Equivalent to $53/day
3 weeks $1,015 Equivalent to $48/day
4 weeks $1,260 Equivalent to $45/day
5 weeks $1,465 Equivalent to $42/day
6 weeks $1,670 Equivalent to $40/day
8 weeks $2,080 Equivalent to $37/day
10 weeks $2,490 Equivalent to $36/day
12 weeks $2,900 Equivalent to $35/day
16 weeks $3,720 Equivalent to $33/day
20 weeks $4,540 Equivalent to $32/day
24 weeks $5,360 Equivalent to $32/day
Costa Rica: Manuel Antonio Projects
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
3 weeks $1,165 Equivalent to $55/day
4 weeks $1,425 Equivalent to $51/day
5 weeks $1,630 Equivalent to $47/day
6 weeks $1,835 Equivalent to $44/day
8 weeks $2,245 Equivalent to $40/day
10 weeks $2,650 Equivalent to $38/day
12 weeks $3,060 Equivalent to $36/day
16 weeks $3,880 Equivalent to $35/day
20 weeks $4,700 Equivalent to $34/day
24 weeks $5,520 Equivalent to $33/day
Costa Rica: Volunteer Teen Camp Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $1,820 Equivalent to $260/day
2 weeks $3,315 Equivalent to $237/day
3 weeks $5,010 Equivalent to $239/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Turtle Conservation, Healthcare, Dental, Eco-Agriculture, Christmas Holiday Experience and Construction projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$790
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Costa Rica generally find US$150 - US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses. For Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture projects, volunteers can bring less spending money as the location is remote and all meals will be provided.

Croatia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $690 Equivalent to $99/day
2 weeks $1,100 Equivalent to $79/day
3 weeks $1,510 Equivalent to $72/day
4 weeks $1,920 Equivalent to $69/day
5 weeks $2,330 Equivalent to $67/day
6 weeks $2,740 Equivalent to $65/day
8 weeks $3,560 Equivalent to $64/day
10 weeks $4,380 Equivalent to $63/day
12 weeks $5,200 Equivalent to $62/day
Croatia: Marine Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $1,185 Equivalent to $169/day
2 weeks $1,995 Equivalent to $143/day
3 weeks $2,805 Equivalent to $134/day
4 weeks $3,615 Equivalent to $129/day
5 weeks $4,425 Equivalent to $126/day
6 weeks $5,235 Equivalent to $125/day
8 weeks $6,855 Equivalent to $122/day
Croatia: Bear Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
4 weeks $2,160 Equivalent to $77/day
5 weeks $2,590 Equivalent to $74/day
6 weeks $3,020 Equivalent to $72/day
8 weeks $3,880 Equivalent to $69/day
10 weeks $4,740 Equivalent to $68/day
12 weeks $5,600 Equivalent to $67/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Croatia generally find US$80 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Ecuador - Quito

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $295 Equivalent to $42/day
2 weeks $425 Equivalent to $30/day
3 weeks $560 Equivalent to $27/day
4 weeks $700 Equivalent to $25/day
5 weeks $855 Equivalent to $24/day
6 weeks $990 Equivalent to $24/day
8 weeks $1,250 Equivalent to $22/day
10 weeks $1,570 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,800 Equivalent to $21/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Quito generally find US$50 - US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, water bottles and local tours and activities. Please note that if you wish to make any payment to the local team whilst on the program, this will need to be done via cash or bank transfer.

Fiji

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Volunteer projects available in Fiji

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $500 Equivalent to $71/day
2 weeks $720 Equivalent to $51/day
3 weeks $945 Equivalent to $45/day
4 weeks $1,165 Equivalent to $42/day
5 weeks $1,365 Equivalent to $39/day
6 weeks $1,570 Equivalent to $37/day
8 weeks $1,980 Equivalent to $35/day
10 weeks $2,410 Equivalent to $34/day
12 weeks $2,820 Equivalent to $34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Please note that if you choose the Introduction Week option, the surcharge will only start from your second week.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Fiji generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Galapagos Islands

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $1,420 Equivalent to $101/day
3 weeks $1,940 Equivalent to $92/day
4 weeks $2,460 Equivalent to $88/day
5 weeks $2,980 Equivalent to $85/day
6 weeks $3,500 Equivalent to $83/day
8 weeks $4,540 Equivalent to $81/day
10 weeks $5,580 Equivalent to $80/day
12 weeks $6,620 Equivalent to $79/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: water taxis, bus from airport to ferry (US$5) flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, spending money, public transportation and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Program Fees for the Galapagos Islands program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$500 late change/cancellation fee.

Ghana

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $380 Equivalent to $54/day
2 weeks $564 Equivalent to $40/day
3 weeks $704 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $844 Equivalent to $30/day
5 weeks $984 Equivalent to $28/day
6 weeks $1,124 Equivalent to $27/day
8 weeks $1,464 Equivalent to $26/day
10 weeks $1,804 Equivalent to $26/day
12 weeks $2,156 Equivalent to $26/day
16 weeks $2,884 Equivalent to $26/day
20 weeks $3,612 Equivalent to $26/day
24 weeks $4,340 Equivalent to $26/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Agriculture and Construction and Renovation projects have an extra cost of US$69 per week for additional supervision, materials and logistics involved. The Health Education and Outreach project has a one-off payment of US$715.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Ghana generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including water, toilet paper, transport and miscellaneous spending.

Greece - Athens

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $690 Equivalent to $99/day
2 weeks $1,050 Equivalent to $75/day
3 weeks $1,410 Equivalent to $67/day
4 weeks $1,770 Equivalent to $63/day
5 weeks $2,130 Equivalent to $61/day
6 weeks $2,490 Equivalent to $59/day
8 weeks $3,210 Equivalent to $57/day
10 weeks $3,930 Equivalent to $56/day
12 weeks $4,650 Equivalent to $55/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers on Athens based projects generally find US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including transportation and miscellaneous spending.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Guatemala

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $385 Equivalent to $55/day
2 weeks $635 Equivalent to $45/day
3 weeks $825 Equivalent to $39/day
4 weeks $1,010 Equivalent to $36/day
5 weeks $1,195 Equivalent to $34/day
6 weeks $1,380 Equivalent to $33/day
8 weeks $1,750 Equivalent to $31/day
10 weeks $2,120 Equivalent to $30/day
12 weeks $2,490 Equivalent to $30/day
16 weeks $3,230 Equivalent to $29/day
20 weeks $3,970 Equivalent to $28/day
24 weeks $4,710 Equivalent to $28/day
Guatemala: Volunteer Teen Camp Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $1,920 Equivalent to $274/day
2 weeks $3,715 Equivalent to $265/day
3 weeks $5,510 Equivalent to $262/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Dental, Construction, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Mayan Cultural Immersion and Holiday Experience projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$555.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Guatemala generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches (except for Beach and Turtle Conservation and Mayan Cultural Immersion volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

India - Delhi

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Volunteer projects available in India - Delhi

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $330 Equivalent to $47/day
2 weeks $415 Equivalent to $30/day
3 weeks $550 Equivalent to $26/day
4 weeks $685 Equivalent to $24/day
5 weeks $820 Equivalent to $23/day
6 weeks $955 Equivalent to $23/day
8 weeks $1,245 Equivalent to $22/day
10 weeks $1,515 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,785 Equivalent to $21/day
16 weeks $2,325 Equivalent to $21/day
20 weeks $2,865 Equivalent to $20/day
24 weeks $3,405 Equivalent to $20/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, return transport to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Delhi generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

India - Kerala

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $445 Equivalent to $64/day
2 weeks $590 Equivalent to $42/day
3 weeks $735 Equivalent to $35/day
4 weeks $880 Equivalent to $31/day
5 weeks $1,025 Equivalent to $29/day
6 weeks $1,170 Equivalent to $28/day
8 weeks $1,460 Equivalent to $26/day
10 weeks $1,750 Equivalent to $25/day
12 weeks $2,040 Equivalent to $24/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • There is a surcharge of US$60 per week for the Women's Empowerment project (covers resources, supervision and equipment used on the project) and the Medical + Physical Therapy project (covers training and resources used on these projects). Also, a US$50 per week surcharge is incurred for the Dentistry project to help cover training and resources too.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Kerala generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Italy - Rome

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $1,635 Equivalent to $117/day
3 weeks $2,305 Equivalent to $110/day
4 weeks $2,975 Equivalent to $106/day
5 weeks $3,645 Equivalent to $104/day
6 weeks $4,315 Equivalent to $103/day
8 weeks $5,655 Equivalent to $101/day
10 weeks $6,995 Equivalent to $100/day
12 weeks $8,335 Equivalent to $99/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Rome generally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunches, transport and miscellaneous spending.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Jamaica

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $525 Equivalent to $75/day
2 weeks $924 Equivalent to $66/day
3 weeks $1,290 Equivalent to $61/day
4 weeks $1,634 Equivalent to $58/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Christmas Break project has a surcharge of US$95, which goes directly to the Christmas gifts and other items distributed
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Jamaica generally find US$400 -$500 per week to be sufficient for additional expenses.

Jordan

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $854 Equivalent to $122/day
2 weeks $1,244 Equivalent to $89/day
3 weeks $1,634 Equivalent to $78/day
4 weeks $2,024 Equivalent to $72/day
5 weeks $2,414 Equivalent to $69/day
6 weeks $2,804 Equivalent to $67/day
8 weeks $3,584 Equivalent to $64/day
10 weeks $4,364 Equivalent to $62/day
12 weeks $5,144 Equivalent to $61/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Jordan generally find US$50 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Kenya

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $375 Equivalent to $54/day
2 weeks $515 Equivalent to $37/day
3 weeks $655 Equivalent to $31/day
4 weeks $795 Equivalent to $28/day
5 weeks $935 Equivalent to $27/day
6 weeks $1,075 Equivalent to $26/day
8 weeks $1,355 Equivalent to $24/day
10 weeks $1,635 Equivalent to $23/day
12 weeks $1,915 Equivalent to $23/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, public transport to and from your placement each day, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Kenya generally find US$150-200 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Laos

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Volunteer projects available in Laos

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $285 Equivalent to $41/day
2 weeks $450 Equivalent to $32/day
3 weeks $615 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $775 Equivalent to $28/day
5 weeks $935 Equivalent to $27/day
6 weeks $1,095 Equivalent to $26/day
8 weeks $1,315 Equivalent to $23/day
10 weeks $1,535 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,755 Equivalent to $21/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Laos generally find US$75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Madagascar

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $500 Equivalent to $71/day
2 weeks $760 Equivalent to $54/day
3 weeks $1,030 Equivalent to $49/day
4 weeks $1,300 Equivalent to $46/day
5 weeks $1,570 Equivalent to $45/day
6 weeks $1,840 Equivalent to $44/day
8 weeks $2,380 Equivalent to $43/day
10 weeks $2,920 Equivalent to $42/day
12 weeks $3,460 Equivalent to $41/day
Madagascar: Marine Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
4 weeks $2,100 Equivalent to $75/day
5 weeks $2,495 Equivalent to $71/day
6 weeks $2,890 Equivalent to $69/day
8 weeks $3,660 Equivalent to $65/day
10 weeks $4,450 Equivalent to $64/day
12 weeks $5,240 Equivalent to $62/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Madagascar generally find US$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Mexico - Merida

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Volunteer projects available in Mexico - Merida

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $345 Equivalent to $49/day
2 weeks $545 Equivalent to $39/day
3 weeks $735 Equivalent to $35/day
4 weeks $905 Equivalent to $32/day
5 weeks $1,045 Equivalent to $30/day
6 weeks $1,215 Equivalent to $29/day
8 weeks $1,555 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,895 Equivalent to $27/day
12 weeks $2,235 Equivalent to $27/day
16 weeks $2,915 Equivalent to $26/day
20 weeks $3,595 Equivalent to $26/day
24 weeks $4,275 Equivalent to $25/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$65 to cover training and resources used in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Mexico generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and local tours and activities.

Morocco

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $395 Equivalent to $56/day
2 weeks $705 Equivalent to $50/day
3 weeks $920 Equivalent to $44/day
4 weeks $1,135 Equivalent to $41/day
5 weeks $1,350 Equivalent to $39/day
6 weeks $1,565 Equivalent to $37/day
8 weeks $1,995 Equivalent to $36/day
10 weeks $2,315 Equivalent to $33/day
12 weeks $2,635 Equivalent to $31/day
16 weeks $3,260 Equivalent to $29/day
20 weeks $3,880 Equivalent to $28/day
24 weeks $4,500 Equivalent to $27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Morocco generally find US$40 to be sufficient for weekly expenses.

Namibia

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Volunteer projects available in Namibia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $1,196 Equivalent to $85/day
3 weeks $1,764 Equivalent to $84/day
4 weeks $2,332 Equivalent to $83/day
5 weeks $2,900 Equivalent to $83/day
6 weeks $3,468 Equivalent to $83/day
8 weeks $4,287 Equivalent to $77/day
10 weeks $5,025 Equivalent to $72/day
12 weeks $5,829 Equivalent to $69/day
16 weeks $7,752 Equivalent to $69/day
20 weeks $9,516 Equivalent to $68/day
24 weeks $11,407 Equivalent to $68/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations (none legally required), criminal background check.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Namibia generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Nepal

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $275 Equivalent to $39/day
2 weeks $405 Equivalent to $29/day
3 weeks $535 Equivalent to $25/day
4 weeks $665 Equivalent to $24/day
5 weeks $795 Equivalent to $23/day
6 weeks $925 Equivalent to $22/day
8 weeks $1,165 Equivalent to $21/day
10 weeks $1,405 Equivalent to $20/day
12 weeks $1,645 Equivalent to $20/day
Nepal: Elephant Conservation - Chitwan Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $475 Equivalent to $68/day
2 weeks $950 Equivalent to $68/day
3 weeks $1,370 Equivalent to $65/day
4 weeks $1,790 Equivalent to $64/day
5 weeks $2,210 Equivalent to $63/day
6 weeks $2,630 Equivalent to $63/day
8 weeks $3,470 Equivalent to $62/day
10 weeks $4,310 Equivalent to $62/day
12 weeks $5,150 Equivalent to $61/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical Elective project has an extra cost of US$60 per week, while the Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week to cover training, resources and materials used in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Nepal generally find US$30 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, and local tours and activities.

New Zealand

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Volunteer projects available in New Zealand

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $1,070 Equivalent to $76/day
3 weeks $1,560 Equivalent to $74/day
4 weeks $2,050 Equivalent to $73/day
5 weeks $2,530 Equivalent to $72/day
6 weeks $3,010 Equivalent to $72/day
8 weeks $3,950 Equivalent to $71/day
10 weeks $4,885 Equivalent to $70/day
12 weeks $5,815 Equivalent to $69/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in New Zealand generally find US$150 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as weekend breakfast and lunches and all dinners, as well as local tours and activities.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum US$280 late change/cancellation fee.

Peru - Cusco

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $385 Equivalent to $55/day
2 weeks $635 Equivalent to $45/day
3 weeks $825 Equivalent to $39/day
4 weeks $1,010 Equivalent to $36/day
5 weeks $1,195 Equivalent to $34/day
6 weeks $1,380 Equivalent to $33/day
8 weeks $1,750 Equivalent to $31/day
10 weeks $2,120 Equivalent to $30/day
12 weeks $2,490 Equivalent to $30/day
16 weeks $3,230 Equivalent to $29/day
20 weeks $3,970 Equivalent to $28/day
24 weeks $4,710 Equivalent to $28/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Amazon Jungle Conservation, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Construction and Renovation, Christmas Holiday Experience, Medical and Andean Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials, meals (if applicable) and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$560.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cusco generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches (except for Amazon Jungle Conservation, Andean Immersion, and Eco-Agriculture Conservation volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

Peru - Lima

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $275 Equivalent to $39/day
2 weeks $488 Equivalent to $35/day
3 weeks $700 Equivalent to $33/day
4 weeks $835 Equivalent to $30/day
5 weeks $974 Equivalent to $28/day
6 weeks $1,114 Equivalent to $27/day
8 weeks $1,404 Equivalent to $25/day
10 weeks $1,684 Equivalent to $24/day
12 weeks $1,964 Equivalent to $23/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical Outreach and Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$40 per week to cover materials, supervision and logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Lima generally find US$50 - $100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as snacks, in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.
  • Anyone volunteering during the week before Christmas will have a one-off surcharge of US$70 added to their file when registering, for Christmas activities within the community.

Philippines

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Volunteer projects available in the Philippines

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $380 Equivalent to $54/day
2 weeks $532 Equivalent to $38/day
3 weeks $724 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $896 Equivalent to $32/day
5 weeks $1,068 Equivalent to $31/day
6 weeks $1,240 Equivalent to $30/day
8 weeks $1,584 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,928 Equivalent to $28/day
12 weeks $2,272 Equivalent to $27/day
16 weeks $2,960 Equivalent to $26/day
20 weeks $3,648 Equivalent to $26/day
24 weeks $4,336 Equivalent to $26/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Philippines Introduction Week incurs a US$365 and adds a week.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Philippines generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Portugal

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $705 Equivalent to $101/day
2 weeks $1,065 Equivalent to $76/day
3 weeks $1,425 Equivalent to $68/day
4 weeks $1,785 Equivalent to $64/day
5 weeks $2,155 Equivalent to $62/day
6 weeks $2,525 Equivalent to $60/day
8 weeks $3,265 Equivalent to $58/day
10 weeks $4,005 Equivalent to $57/day
12 weeks $4,745 Equivalent to $56/day
Portugal: Environmental Scuba Diving Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $1,180 Equivalent to $169/day
2 weeks $1,990 Equivalent to $142/day
3 weeks $2,800 Equivalent to $133/day
4 weeks $3,610 Equivalent to $129/day
5 weeks $4,430 Equivalent to $127/day
6 weeks $5,250 Equivalent to $125/day
8 weeks $6,890 Equivalent to $123/day
Portugal: Wolf Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $1,248 Equivalent to $89/day
4 weeks $1,988 Equivalent to $71/day
Portugal: Biological Park Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $1,265 Equivalent to $90/day
3 weeks $1,775 Equivalent to $85/day
4 weeks $2,285 Equivalent to $82/day
5 weeks $2,805 Equivalent to $80/day
6 weeks $3,325 Equivalent to $79/day
8 weeks $4,365 Equivalent to $78/day
10 weeks $5,405 Equivalent to $77/day
12 weeks $6,445 Equivalent to $77/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers on Lisbon based projects and on the Wildlife Conservation project generally find US$65 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses. For those on the Wolf Conservation project, we recommend a weekly budget of US$150.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Puerto Rico

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $625 Equivalent to $89/day
2 weeks $950 Equivalent to $68/day
3 weeks $1,245 Equivalent to $59/day
4 weeks $1,570 Equivalent to $56/day
5 weeks $1,893 Equivalent to $54/day
6 weeks $2,215 Equivalent to $53/day
8 weeks $2,813 Equivalent to $50/day
10 weeks $3,360 Equivalent to $48/day
12 weeks $3,955 Equivalent to $47/day
Puerto Rico: Volunteer Summer Camp for Independent Teens Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $2,050 Equivalent to $293/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Puerto Rico generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and in-country tours.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

Romania

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $504 Equivalent to $72/day
2 weeks $867 Equivalent to $62/day
3 weeks $1,134 Equivalent to $54/day
4 weeks $1,401 Equivalent to $50/day
5 weeks $1,664 Equivalent to $48/day
6 weeks $1,927 Equivalent to $46/day
8 weeks $2,453 Equivalent to $44/day
10 weeks $2,979 Equivalent to $43/day
12 weeks $3,491 Equivalent to $42/day
16 weeks $4,515 Equivalent to $40/day
20 weeks $5,521 Equivalent to $39/day
24 weeks $6,521 Equivalent to $39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Romania generally find US$60 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including, transportation, water and miscellaneous spending.

South Africa

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Volunteer projects available in South Africa

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $275 Equivalent to $39/day
2 weeks $445 Equivalent to $32/day
3 weeks $615 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $785 Equivalent to $28/day
5 weeks $955 Equivalent to $27/day
6 weeks $1,125 Equivalent to $27/day
8 weeks $1,465 Equivalent to $26/day
10 weeks $1,805 Equivalent to $26/day
12 weeks $2,145 Equivalent to $26/day
16 weeks $2,825 Equivalent to $25/day
20 weeks $3,505 Equivalent to $25/day
24 weeks $4,185 Equivalent to $25/day
South Africa: Surf Outreach Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $345 Equivalent to $49/day
2 weeks $585 Equivalent to $42/day
3 weeks $825 Equivalent to $39/day
4 weeks $1,065 Equivalent to $38/day
5 weeks $1,305 Equivalent to $37/day
6 weeks $1,545 Equivalent to $37/day
8 weeks $2,025 Equivalent to $36/day
10 weeks $2,505 Equivalent to $36/day
12 weeks $2,985 Equivalent to $36/day
16 weeks $3,945 Equivalent to $35/day
20 weeks $4,905 Equivalent to $35/day
24 weeks $5,865 Equivalent to $35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

South Africa - Kruger

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Volunteer projects available in South Africa - Kruger

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $975 Equivalent to $70/day
4 weeks $1,615 Equivalent to $58/day
6 weeks $2,255 Equivalent to $54/day
8 weeks $2,895 Equivalent to $52/day
10 weeks $3,535 Equivalent to $51/day
12 weeks $4,175 Equivalent to $50/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations and a criminal background check.
  • Please note: due to the remote location of the camp and limited availability of specialty items, there is an extra charge in order to cater for some dietary requirements (US$20 per week for vegetarian and US$30 per week for vegan, gluten and lactose intolerance).
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa - Kruger generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses, if not joining weekend tours.

South Africa - Table View

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Volunteer projects available in South Africa - Table View

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $350 Equivalent to $50/day
2 weeks $570 Equivalent to $41/day
3 weeks $860 Equivalent to $41/day
4 weeks $1,170 Equivalent to $42/day
5 weeks $1,470 Equivalent to $42/day
6 weeks $1,760 Equivalent to $42/day
8 weeks $2,340 Equivalent to $42/day
10 weeks $2,920 Equivalent to $42/day
12 weeks $3,500 Equivalent to $42/day
16 weeks $4,660 Equivalent to $42/day
20 weeks $5,820 Equivalent to $42/day
24 weeks $6,980 Equivalent to $42/day
South Africa - Table View: Surf, Skate & Swim Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $395 Equivalent to $56/day
2 weeks $680 Equivalent to $49/day
3 weeks $910 Equivalent to $43/day
4 weeks $1,205 Equivalent to $43/day
5 weeks $1,520 Equivalent to $43/day
6 weeks $1,810 Equivalent to $43/day
8 weeks $2,390 Equivalent to $43/day
10 weeks $2,960 Equivalent to $42/day
12 weeks $3,540 Equivalent to $42/day
16 weeks $4,690 Equivalent to $42/day
20 weeks $5,850 Equivalent to $42/day
24 weeks $7,010 Equivalent to $42/day
South Africa - Table View: Marine Conservation
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $825 Equivalent to $118/day
2 weeks $1,276 Equivalent to $91/day
3 weeks $1,766 Equivalent to $84/day
4 weeks $2,096 Equivalent to $75/day
5 weeks $2,251 Equivalent to $64/day
6 weeks $2,641 Equivalent to $63/day
8 weeks $3,479 Equivalent to $62/day
10 weeks $4,317 Equivalent to $62/day
12 weeks $5,154 Equivalent to $61/day
16 weeks $6,830 Equivalent to $61/day
20 weeks $8,505 Equivalent to $61/day
24 weeks $10,180 Equivalent to $61/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and airport drop-off.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$80 per week to be sufficient for expenses, not including weekend activities/tours.

Spain - Barcelona

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $780 Equivalent to $111/day
2 weeks $1,240 Equivalent to $89/day
3 weeks $1,700 Equivalent to $81/day
4 weeks $2,160 Equivalent to $77/day
5 weeks $2,620 Equivalent to $75/day
6 weeks $3,080 Equivalent to $73/day
8 weeks $4,000 Equivalent to $71/day
10 weeks $4,920 Equivalent to $70/day
12 weeks $5,840 Equivalent to $70/day
Spain - Barcelona: Marine Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $1,120 Equivalent to $160/day
2 weeks $1,890 Equivalent to $135/day
3 weeks $2,660 Equivalent to $127/day
4 weeks $3,430 Equivalent to $123/day
5 weeks $4,200 Equivalent to $120/day
6 weeks $4,970 Equivalent to $118/day
8 weeks $6,510 Equivalent to $116/day
10 weeks $8,050 Equivalent to $115/day
12 weeks $9,590 Equivalent to $114/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, dinners, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Spain generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including dinners, transportation and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: You will need to budget an extra US$10 per night for the Barcelona City Tax, paid directly to the accommodation upon arrival.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Sri Lanka

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $380 Equivalent to $54/day
2 weeks $532 Equivalent to $38/day
3 weeks $724 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $896 Equivalent to $32/day
5 weeks $1,068 Equivalent to $31/day
6 weeks $1,240 Equivalent to $30/day
8 weeks $1,584 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,928 Equivalent to $28/day
12 weeks $2,272 Equivalent to $27/day
Sri Lanka: Turtle Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $727 Equivalent to $52/day
3 weeks $1,054 Equivalent to $50/day
4 weeks $1,376 Equivalent to $49/day
Sri Lanka: Elephant Welfare Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $1,010 Equivalent to $72/day
3 weeks $1,495 Equivalent to $71/day
4 weeks $1,980 Equivalent to $71/day
5 weeks $2,465 Equivalent to $70/day
6 weeks $2,950 Equivalent to $70/day
8 weeks $3,920 Equivalent to $70/day
10 weeks $4,890 Equivalent to $70/day
12 weeks $5,860 Equivalent to $70/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project also have an extra cost of US$45 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Sri Lanka generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Tanzania

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $295 Equivalent to $42/day
2 weeks $415 Equivalent to $30/day
3 weeks $590 Equivalent to $28/day
4 weeks $730 Equivalent to $26/day
5 weeks $880 Equivalent to $25/day
6 weeks $1,030 Equivalent to $25/day
8 weeks $1,345 Equivalent to $24/day
10 weeks $1,675 Equivalent to $24/day
12 weeks $2,005 Equivalent to $24/day
16 weeks $2,665 Equivalent to $24/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project has an additional surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision, materials, and logistics involved. The Animal Welfare project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 which covers costs involved in supervision and transport, and goes directly to the veterinarian volunteers are working with. The Sustainable Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 and the Construction and Renovation project has an additional surcharge of US$49 per week which covers supervision, materials and logistics involved with these projects. The Maasai Immersion project has an additional surcharge of US$100 for 2 weeks for additional transportation, logistics involved and a donation to the Maasai village.
  • Independent volunteers under the age of 18 will have an additional cost of US$80 per week added to their program fee to cover extra logistical support provided by the local team.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Tanzania generally find US$75-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand - Chiang Rai

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Volunteer projects available in Thailand - Chiang Rai

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $445 Equivalent to $64/day
2 weeks $525 Equivalent to $38/day
3 weeks $625 Equivalent to $30/day
4 weeks $755 Equivalent to $27/day
5 weeks $875 Equivalent to $25/day
6 weeks $985 Equivalent to $23/day
8 weeks $1,215 Equivalent to $22/day
10 weeks $1,475 Equivalent to $21/day
12 weeks $1,735 Equivalent to $21/day
Thailand - Chiang Rai: Animal Care Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $495 Equivalent to $71/day
2 weeks $625 Equivalent to $45/day
3 weeks $775 Equivalent to $37/day
4 weeks $955 Equivalent to $34/day
5 weeks $1,125 Equivalent to $32/day
6 weeks $1,285 Equivalent to $31/day
8 weeks $1,615 Equivalent to $29/day
10 weeks $1,975 Equivalent to $28/day
12 weeks $2,335 Equivalent to $28/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$30-50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand - Hua Hin

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $400 Equivalent to $57/day
2 weeks $550 Equivalent to $39/day
3 weeks $740 Equivalent to $35/day
4 weeks $910 Equivalent to $33/day
5 weeks $1,080 Equivalent to $31/day
6 weeks $1,250 Equivalent to $30/day
8 weeks $1,590 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,930 Equivalent to $28/day
12 weeks $2,270 Equivalent to $27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Please note that if you choose the 1-week Introduction, the surcharge will only start from your second week. You can find the schedule outlined on the program page.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Trinidad and Tobago

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $620 Equivalent to $89/day
2 weeks $1,020 Equivalent to $73/day
3 weeks $1,385 Equivalent to $66/day
4 weeks $1,729 Equivalent to $62/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Turtle Conservation project also has an extra cost of US$75 per week for transportation to and from the volunteering site.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day (approx. US$10 per day) and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Trinidad and Tobago generally find US$200 - $300 per week to be sufficient for additional expenses.

Victoria Falls

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Volunteer projects available in Victoria Falls

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks $1,045 Equivalent to $75/day
4 weeks $1,785 Equivalent to $64/day
6 weeks $2,525 Equivalent to $60/day
8 weeks $3,265 Equivalent to $58/day
10 weeks $4,005 Equivalent to $57/day
12 weeks $4,605 Equivalent to $55/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Please note: Volunteers ​staying longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$500​ to ​obtain a temporal work permit​ ​from Zimbabwe Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Victoria Falls generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh

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Volunteer projects available in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $400 Equivalent to $57/day
2 weeks $550 Equivalent to $39/day
3 weeks $740 Equivalent to $35/day
4 weeks $910 Equivalent to $33/day
5 weeks $1,080 Equivalent to $31/day
6 weeks $1,250 Equivalent to $30/day
8 weeks $1,590 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,930 Equivalent to $28/day
12 weeks $2,270 Equivalent to $27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project has a surcharge of US$25 per week for training provided and resources used on this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, transport to and from your volunteer placement. criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zambia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $385 Equivalent to $55/day
2 weeks $535 Equivalent to $38/day
3 weeks $715 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $845 Equivalent to $30/day
5 weeks $985 Equivalent to $28/day
6 weeks $1,115 Equivalent to $27/day
8 weeks $1,375 Equivalent to $25/day
10 weeks $1,635 Equivalent to $23/day
12 weeks $1,895 Equivalent to $23/day
16 weeks $2,415 Equivalent to $22/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$49 per week for additional supervision and materials. The Medical project has a one-off surcharge of US$100 which goes to the Zambian Ministry of Health for use in the public health sector. The Rural Teaching project has a one-off surcharge of US$200 for the additional transport, supervision and logistics involved in this project.
  • Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$400​ (approximately) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambia Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Please note: Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$400​ (subject to exchange rate) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambian Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Zambia generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zanzibar

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $565 Equivalent to $81/day
2 weeks $750 Equivalent to $54/day
3 weeks $935 Equivalent to $45/day
4 weeks $1,120 Equivalent to $40/day
5 weeks $1,305 Equivalent to $37/day
6 weeks $1,490 Equivalent to $35/day
8 weeks $1,860 Equivalent to $33/day
10 weeks $2,195 Equivalent to $31/day
12 weeks $2,495 Equivalent to $30/day
Zanzibar: Coastal and Marine Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week $635 Equivalent to $91/day
2 weeks $890 Equivalent to $64/day
3 weeks $1,145 Equivalent to $55/day
4 weeks $1,400 Equivalent to $50/day
5 weeks $1,655 Equivalent to $47/day
6 weeks $1,910 Equivalent to $45/day
8 weeks $2,420 Equivalent to $43/day
10 weeks $2,895 Equivalent to $41/day
12 weeks $3,335 Equivalent to $40/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately $329) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations and criminal background check.
  • Please note: Volunteers ​staying for 5 weeks or more ​will need to budget US$400​ to ​obtain a work permit.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Zanzibar generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

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