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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.
2 weeks $640 Equivalent to $46/day
3 weeks $795 Equivalent to $38/day
4 weeks $950 Equivalent to $34/day
5 weeks $1,105 Equivalent to $32/day
6 weeks $1,260 Equivalent to $30/day
8 weeks $1,570 Equivalent to $29/day
10 weeks $1,880 Equivalent to $27/day
12 weeks $2,190 Equivalent to $27/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 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.
1 week $325 Equivalent to $47/day
2 weeks $540 Equivalent to $39/day
3 weeks $725 Equivalent to $35/day
4 weeks $910 Equivalent to $33/day
5 weeks $1,095 Equivalent to $32/day
6 weeks $1,275 Equivalent to $31/day
8 weeks $1,625 Equivalent to $30/day
10 weeks $1,965 Equivalent to $29/day
12 weeks $2,265 Equivalent to $27/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 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, 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$80 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.
1 week $1,010 Equivalent to $145/day
2 weeks $2,040 Equivalent to $146/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.
  • 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 Australia generally find US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as weekend lunches and all dinners, and local tours and activities.

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.
1 week $350 Equivalent to $50/day
2 weeks $515 Equivalent to $37/day
3 weeks $680 Equivalent to $33/day
4 weeks $830 Equivalent to $30/day
5 weeks $975 Equivalent to $28/day
6 weeks $1,115 Equivalent to $27/day
8 weeks $1,385 Equivalent to $25/day
10 weeks $1,655 Equivalent to $24/day
12 weeks $1,925 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 School and Community 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$50 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.
1 week $325 Equivalent to $47/day
2 weeks $490 Equivalent to $35/day
3 weeks $655 Equivalent to $32/day
4 weeks $805 Equivalent to $29/day
5 weeks $950 Equivalent to $28/day
6 weeks $1,090 Equivalent to $26/day
8 weeks $1,360 Equivalent to $25/day
10 weeks $1,630 Equivalent to $24/day
12 weeks $1,900 Equivalent to $23/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.
2 weeks $650 Equivalent to $47/day
3 weeks $950 Equivalent to $46/day
4 weeks $1,250 Equivalent to $45/day
5 weeks $1,510 Equivalent to $44/day
6 weeks $1,770 Equivalent to $43/day
8 weeks $2,230 Equivalent to $40/day
10 weeks $2,690 Equivalent to $39/day
12 weeks $3,150 Equivalent to $38/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bali - Ubud generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Belgium

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Volunteer projects available in Belgium

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.
1 week $645 Equivalent to $93/day
2 weeks $1,215 Equivalent to $87/day
3 weeks $1,775 Equivalent to $85/day
4 weeks $2,385 Equivalent to $86/day
5 weeks $2,935 Equivalent to $84/day
6 weeks $3,485 Equivalent to $83/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Belgium generally find US$200 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses including transport and miscellaneous 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.
1 week $855 Equivalent to $123/day
2 weeks $1,630 Equivalent to $117/day
3 weeks $2,405 Equivalent to $115/day
4 weeks $3,180 Equivalent to $114/day
5 weeks $3,955 Equivalent to $113/day
6 weeks $4,730 Equivalent to $113/day
8 weeks $6,280 Equivalent to $113/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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$200 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$25 per week for Marine Conservation Park fees and US$25 per week for dive gear rental.

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.
2 weeks $545 Equivalent to $39/day
3 weeks $695 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $845 Equivalent to $31/day
5 weeks $995 Equivalent to $29/day
6 weeks $1,145 Equivalent to $28/day
8 weeks $1,445 Equivalent to $26/day
10 weeks $1,745 Equivalent to $25/day
12 weeks $2,045 Equivalent to $25/day
16 weeks $2,645 Equivalent to $24/day
20 weeks $3,245 Equivalent to $24/day
24 weeks $3,845 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 (25th February - 4th March 2022), 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 finish on the week beginning February 21st 2022, US$35 will be added to the program fee to cover the extra cost of your final night. For those who will be on the program during the week beginning February 28th 2022, a US$300 surcharge will be added to the program fee.
  • 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$150 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.

Cambodia

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Volunteer projects available in Cambodia

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.
2 weeks $380 Equivalent to $28/day
3 weeks $515 Equivalent to $25/day
4 weeks $630 Equivalent to $23/day
5 weeks $745 Equivalent to $22/day
6 weeks $860 Equivalent to $21/day
8 weeks $1,090 Equivalent to $20/day
10 weeks $1,320 Equivalent to $19/day
12 weeks $1,545 Equivalent to $19/day
16 weeks $1,985 Equivalent to $18/day
20 weeks $2,425 Equivalent to $18/day
24 weeks $2,865 Equivalent to $18/day
Cambodia: Medical 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.
3 weeks $715 Equivalent to $35/day
4 weeks $830 Equivalent to $30/day
5 weeks $1,045 Equivalent to $30/day
6 weeks $1,160 Equivalent to $28/day
8 weeks $1,390 Equivalent to $25/day
10 weeks $1,720 Equivalent to $25/day
12 weeks $1,945 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 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.
1 week $310 Equivalent to $45/day
2 weeks $490 Equivalent to $35/day
3 weeks $670 Equivalent to $32/day
4 weeks $850 Equivalent to $31/day
5 weeks $1,030 Equivalent to $30/day
6 weeks $1,210 Equivalent to $29/day
8 weeks $1,570 Equivalent to $29/day
10 weeks $1,930 Equivalent to $28/day
12 weeks $2,290 Equivalent to $28/day
16 weeks $3,010 Equivalent to $27/day
20 weeks $3,730 Equivalent to $27/day
24 weeks $4,450 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 - Bogota

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Volunteer projects available in Colombia - Bogota

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.
1 week $270 Equivalent to $39/day
2 weeks $410 Equivalent to $30/day
3 weeks $540 Equivalent to $26/day
4 weeks $660 Equivalent to $24/day
5 weeks $780 Equivalent to $23/day
6 weeks $900 Equivalent to $22/day
8 weeks $1,190 Equivalent to $22/day
10 weeks $1,480 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,780 Equivalent to $22/day
16 weeks $2,380 Equivalent to $22/day
20 weeks $2,980 Equivalent to $22/day
24 weeks $3,580 Equivalent to $22/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals (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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 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 Bogota generally find US$60 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Colombia - Cartagena

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Volunteer projects available in Colombia - Cartagena

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.
2 weeks $470 Equivalent to $34/day
3 weeks $650 Equivalent to $31/day
4 weeks $790 Equivalent to $29/day
5 weeks $960 Equivalent to $28/day
6 weeks $1,125 Equivalent to $27/day
8 weeks $1,500 Equivalent to $27/day
10 weeks $1,875 Equivalent to $27/day
12 weeks $2,250 Equivalent to $27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals (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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Cartagena generally find US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

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.
1 week $380 Equivalent to $55/day
2 weeks $670 Equivalent to $48/day
3 weeks $955 Equivalent to $46/day
4 weeks $1,205 Equivalent to $44/day
5 weeks $1,410 Equivalent to $41/day
6 weeks $1,615 Equivalent to $39/day
8 weeks $2,025 Equivalent to $37/day
10 weeks $2,435 Equivalent to $35/day
12 weeks $2,845 Equivalent to $34/day
16 weeks $3,665 Equivalent to $33/day
20 weeks $4,485 Equivalent to $33/day
24 weeks $5,305 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.
3 weeks $1,115 Equivalent to $54/day
4 weeks $1,385 Equivalent to $50/day
5 weeks $1,590 Equivalent to $46/day
6 weeks $1,795 Equivalent to $43/day
8 weeks $2,205 Equivalent to $40/day
10 weeks $2,615 Equivalent to $38/day
12 weeks $3,025 Equivalent to $37/day
16 weeks $3,845 Equivalent to $35/day
20 weeks $4,665 Equivalent to $34/day
24 weeks $5,485 Equivalent to $33/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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, Eco-Agriculture and Construction projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project has an extra cost of US$95 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project.
  • 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, such as lunches (except for Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture Conservation volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

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.
1 week $549 Equivalent to $79/day
2 weeks $819 Equivalent to $59/day
3 weeks $1,089 Equivalent to $52/day
4 weeks $1,359 Equivalent to $49/day
5 weeks $1,629 Equivalent to $47/day
6 weeks $1,899 Equivalent to $46/day
8 weeks $2,439 Equivalent to $44/day
10 weeks $2,979 Equivalent to $43/day
12 weeks $3,519 Equivalent to $42/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.
1 week $905 Equivalent to $130/day
2 weeks $1,515 Equivalent to $109/day
3 weeks $2,130 Equivalent to $102/day
4 weeks $2,675 Equivalent to $96/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.

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.
1 week $270 Equivalent to $39/day
2 weeks $400 Equivalent to $29/day
3 weeks $535 Equivalent to $26/day
4 weeks $675 Equivalent to $25/day
5 weeks $830 Equivalent to $24/day
6 weeks $965 Equivalent to $23/day
8 weeks $1,225 Equivalent to $22/day
10 weeks $1,545 Equivalent to $23/day
12 weeks $1,775 Equivalent to $22/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.

Ecuador - Santa Elena

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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.
1 week $365 Equivalent to $53/day
2 weeks $495 Equivalent to $36/day
3 weeks $660 Equivalent to $32/day
4 weeks $795 Equivalent to $29/day
5 weeks $960 Equivalent to $28/day
6 weeks $1,095 Equivalent to $27/day
8 weeks $1,355 Equivalent to $25/day
10 weeks $1,685 Equivalent to $25/day
12 weeks $1,905 Equivalent to $23/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 and Environmental Education projects also have an extra cost of US$40 for materials and the logistics involved 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 Santa Elena generally find US$50 - US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, Spanish language lessons, and local tours and activities.

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.
1 week $370 Equivalent to $53/day
2 weeks $540 Equivalent to $39/day
3 weeks $710 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $880 Equivalent to $32/day
5 weeks $1,030 Equivalent to $30/day
6 weeks $1,185 Equivalent to $29/day
8 weeks $1,495 Equivalent to $27/day
10 weeks $1,805 Equivalent to $26/day
12 weeks $2,115 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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$50 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.

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.
1 week $270 Equivalent to $39/day
2 weeks $410 Equivalent to $30/day
3 weeks $530 Equivalent to $26/day
4 weeks $650 Equivalent to $24/day
5 weeks $770 Equivalent to $22/day
6 weeks $920 Equivalent to $22/day
8 weeks $1,210 Equivalent to $22/day
10 weeks $1,500 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,800 Equivalent to $22/day
16 weeks $2,420 Equivalent to $22/day
20 weeks $3,040 Equivalent to $22/day
24 weeks $3,660 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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$49 per week for additional supervision, materials and logistics involved. The Health Education and Outreach project has a one-off payment of US$520.
  • 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 Ghana generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including water, toilet paper, transport and miscellaneous spending.

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.
1 week $330 Equivalent to $48/day
2 weeks $570 Equivalent to $41/day
3 weeks $775 Equivalent to $37/day
4 weeks $975 Equivalent to $35/day
5 weeks $1,145 Equivalent to $33/day
6 weeks $1,315 Equivalent to $32/day
8 weeks $1,655 Equivalent to $30/day
10 weeks $1,995 Equivalent to $29/day
12 weeks $2,335 Equivalent to $28/day
16 weeks $3,015 Equivalent to $27/day
20 weeks $3,695 Equivalent to $27/day
24 weeks $4,375 Equivalent to $27/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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, Turtle Conservation, Construction, Eco-Agriculture Conservation and Mayan Cultural Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project also has an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project.
  • 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.
1 week $250 Equivalent to $36/day
2 weeks $320 Equivalent to $23/day
3 weeks $440 Equivalent to $21/day
4 weeks $560 Equivalent to $20/day
5 weeks $680 Equivalent to $20/day
6 weeks $800 Equivalent to $20/day
8 weeks $1,040 Equivalent to $19/day
10 weeks $1,280 Equivalent to $19/day
12 weeks $1,520 Equivalent to $19/day
16 weeks $2,000 Equivalent to $18/day
20 weeks $2,480 Equivalent to $18/day
24 weeks $2,960 Equivalent to $18/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Delhi generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

India - Kerala

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Volunteer projects available in India - Kerala

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.
1 week $420 Equivalent to $60/day
2 weeks $565 Equivalent to $41/day
3 weeks $710 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $855 Equivalent to $31/day
5 weeks $1,000 Equivalent to $29/day
6 weeks $1,145 Equivalent to $28/day
8 weeks $1,435 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 and Dentistry projects have a minimum duration of 2 weeks and a surcharge of US$50 per week for training and resources used on these projects.
  • 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.
2 weeks $895 Equivalent to $64/day
3 weeks $1,215 Equivalent to $58/day
4 weeks $1,535 Equivalent to $55/day
5 weeks $1,855 Equivalent to $53/day
6 weeks $2,175 Equivalent to $52/day
8 weeks $2,815 Equivalent to $51/day
10 weeks $3,455 Equivalent to $50/day
12 weeks $4,095 Equivalent to $49/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 transport and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: You will need to budget an extra US$3 per night for the Rome Tourist Tax, paid directly to the accommodation upon arrival.

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.
1 week $395 Equivalent to $57/day
2 weeks $715 Equivalent to $52/day
3 weeks $1,000 Equivalent to $48/day
4 weeks $1,275 Equivalent to $46/day
5 weeks $1,540 Equivalent to $44/day
6 weeks $1,795 Equivalent to $43/day
8 weeks $2,290 Equivalent to $41/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Jamaica generally find US$250 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

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.
1 week $645 Equivalent to $93/day
2 weeks $985 Equivalent to $71/day
3 weeks $1,325 Equivalent to $64/day
4 weeks $1,665 Equivalent to $60/day
5 weeks $2,005 Equivalent to $58/day
6 weeks $2,345 Equivalent to $56/day
8 weeks $3,025 Equivalent to $55/day
10 weeks $3,705 Equivalent to $53/day
12 weeks $4,385 Equivalent to $53/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.

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.
1 week $280 Equivalent to $40/day
2 weeks $400 Equivalent to $29/day
3 weeks $520 Equivalent to $25/day
4 weeks $640 Equivalent to $23/day
5 weeks $760 Equivalent to $22/day
6 weeks $880 Equivalent to $21/day
8 weeks $1,120 Equivalent to $20/day
10 weeks $1,360 Equivalent to $20/day
12 weeks $1,600 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Kenya generally find US$50-100 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.
1 week $260 Equivalent to $38/day
2 weeks $425 Equivalent to $31/day
3 weeks $590 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $750 Equivalent to $27/day
5 weeks $910 Equivalent to $26/day
6 weeks $1,070 Equivalent to $26/day
8 weeks $1,290 Equivalent to $24/day
10 weeks $1,510 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,730 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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. The Introduction Week incurs a US$20 surcharge.
  • 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$50-75 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.
2 weeks $600 Equivalent to $43/day
3 weeks $800 Equivalent to $39/day
4 weeks $1,000 Equivalent to $36/day
5 weeks $1,200 Equivalent to $35/day
6 weeks $1,400 Equivalent to $34/day
8 weeks $1,800 Equivalent to $33/day
10 weeks $2,200 Equivalent to $32/day
12 weeks $2,600 Equivalent to $31/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.
4 weeks $1,520 Equivalent to $55/day
5 weeks $1,750 Equivalent to $50/day
6 weeks $1,980 Equivalent to $48/day
8 weeks $2,440 Equivalent to $44/day
10 weeks $2,900 Equivalent to $42/day
12 weeks $3,360 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Community Development project has a surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision and materials used on this project. The Turtle Conservation project has a surcharge of US$75 per week for additional transportation, supervision and materials used on this project. The Island Outreach has a one off payment of US$565.
  • 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.
1 week $320 Equivalent to $46/day
2 weeks $520 Equivalent to $38/day
3 weeks $710 Equivalent to $34/day
4 weeks $880 Equivalent to $32/day
5 weeks $1,020 Equivalent to $30/day
6 weeks $1,190 Equivalent to $29/day
8 weeks $1,530 Equivalent to $28/day
10 weeks $1,870 Equivalent to $27/day
12 weeks $2,210 Equivalent to $27/day
16 weeks $2,890 Equivalent to $26/day
20 weeks $3,570 Equivalent to $26/day
24 weeks $4,250 Equivalent to $26/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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, Spanish language lessons, 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.
1 week $310 Equivalent to $45/day
2 weeks $580 Equivalent to $42/day
3 weeks $770 Equivalent to $37/day
4 weeks $960 Equivalent to $35/day
5 weeks $1,150 Equivalent to $33/day
6 weeks $1,340 Equivalent to $32/day
8 weeks $1,720 Equivalent to $31/day
10 weeks $2,000 Equivalent to $29/day
12 weeks $2,280 Equivalent to $28/day
16 weeks $2,840 Equivalent to $26/day
20 weeks $3,400 Equivalent to $25/day
24 weeks $3,960 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 language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.

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.
1 week $250 Equivalent to $36/day
2 weeks $380 Equivalent to $28/day
3 weeks $510 Equivalent to $25/day
4 weeks $640 Equivalent to $23/day
5 weeks $770 Equivalent to $22/day
6 weeks $900 Equivalent to $22/day
8 weeks $1,140 Equivalent to $21/day
10 weeks $1,380 Equivalent to $20/day
12 weeks $1,620 Equivalent to $20/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.
2 weeks $935 Equivalent to $67/day
3 weeks $1,385 Equivalent to $66/day
4 weeks $1,830 Equivalent to $66/day
5 weeks $2,270 Equivalent to $65/day
6 weeks $2,710 Equivalent to $65/day
8 weeks $3,575 Equivalent to $64/day
10 weeks $4,430 Equivalent to $64/day
12 weeks $5,275 Equivalent to $63/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.

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.
1 week $330 Equivalent to $48/day
2 weeks $570 Equivalent to $41/day
3 weeks $775 Equivalent to $37/day
4 weeks $975 Equivalent to $35/day
5 weeks $1,145 Equivalent to $33/day
6 weeks $1,315 Equivalent to $32/day
8 weeks $1,655 Equivalent to $30/day
10 weeks $1,995 Equivalent to $29/day
12 weeks $2,335 Equivalent to $28/day
16 weeks $3,015 Equivalent to $27/day
20 weeks $3,695 Equivalent to $27/day
24 weeks $4,375 Equivalent to $27/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Jungle Conservation, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Construction and Renovation, Medical and Andean Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials, meals (if applicable) and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project also has an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project.
  • 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 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.
1 week $180 Equivalent to $26/day
2 weeks $416 Equivalent to $30/day
3 weeks $610 Equivalent to $30/day
4 weeks $734 Equivalent to $27/day
5 weeks $863 Equivalent to $25/day
6 weeks $992 Equivalent to $24/day
8 weeks $1,250 Equivalent to $23/day
10 weeks $1,508 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,766 Equivalent to $22/day
16 weeks $2,282 Equivalent to $21/day
20 weeks $2,798 Equivalent to $20/day
24 weeks $3,314 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 language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as snacks, in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

Philippines

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Volunteer projects available in 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.
1 week $260 Equivalent to $38/day
2 weeks $425 Equivalent to $31/day
3 weeks $590 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $750 Equivalent to $27/day
5 weeks $910 Equivalent to $26/day
6 weeks $1,070 Equivalent to $26/day
8 weeks $1,290 Equivalent to $24/day
10 weeks $1,510 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,700 Equivalent to $21/day
16 weeks $2,080 Equivalent to $19/day
20 weeks $2,460 Equivalent to $18/day
24 weeks $2,840 Equivalent to $17/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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$20 surcharge.
  • 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$30-50 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.
1 week $455 Equivalent to $65/day
2 weeks $695 Equivalent to $50/day
3 weeks $935 Equivalent to $45/day
4 weeks $1,175 Equivalent to $42/day
5 weeks $1,415 Equivalent to $41/day
6 weeks $1,655 Equivalent to $40/day
8 weeks $2,135 Equivalent to $39/day
10 weeks $2,665 Equivalent to $39/day
12 weeks $3,145 Equivalent to $38/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.
1 week $905 Equivalent to $130/day
2 weeks $1,515 Equivalent to $109/day
3 weeks $2,130 Equivalent to $102/day
4 weeks $2,675 Equivalent to $96/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.
2 weeks $850 Equivalent to $61/day
4 weeks $1,490 Equivalent to $54/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 generally find US$65 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses. Volunteers on the Wolf Conservation project generally find US$150 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including meals.

Puerto Rico

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Volunteer projects available in Puerto Rico

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.
1 week $575 Equivalent to $83/day
2 weeks $965 Equivalent to $69/day
3 weeks $1,300 Equivalent to $62/day
4 weeks $1,635 Equivalent to $59/day
5 weeks $1,880 Equivalent to $54/day
6 weeks $2,170 Equivalent to $52/day
8 weeks $2,700 Equivalent to $49/day
10 weeks $3,240 Equivalent to $47/day
12 weeks $3,770 Equivalent to $45/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 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$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and in-country tours.

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.
1 week $360 Equivalent to $52/day
2 weeks $570 Equivalent to $41/day
3 weeks $770 Equivalent to $37/day
4 weeks $960 Equivalent to $35/day
5 weeks $1,140 Equivalent to $33/day
6 weeks $1,320 Equivalent to $32/day
8 weeks $1,680 Equivalent to $30/day
10 weeks $2,040 Equivalent to $30/day
12 weeks $2,400 Equivalent to $29/day
16 weeks $3,080 Equivalent to $28/day
20 weeks $3,760 Equivalent to $27/day
24 weeks $4,440 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.
1 week $250 Equivalent to $36/day
2 weeks $420 Equivalent to $30/day
3 weeks $590 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $760 Equivalent to $28/day
5 weeks $930 Equivalent to $27/day
6 weeks $1,100 Equivalent to $27/day
8 weeks $1,440 Equivalent to $26/day
10 weeks $1,780 Equivalent to $26/day
12 weeks $2,120 Equivalent to $26/day
16 weeks $2,800 Equivalent to $25/day
20 weeks $3,480 Equivalent to $25/day
24 weeks $4,160 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.
1 week $320 Equivalent to $46/day
2 weeks $560 Equivalent to $40/day
3 weeks $800 Equivalent to $39/day
4 weeks $1,040 Equivalent to $38/day
5 weeks $1,280 Equivalent to $37/day
6 weeks $1,520 Equivalent to $37/day
8 weeks $2,000 Equivalent to $36/day
10 weeks $2,480 Equivalent to $36/day
12 weeks $2,960 Equivalent to $36/day
16 weeks $3,920 Equivalent to $35/day
20 weeks $4,880 Equivalent to $35/day
24 weeks $5,840 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.
2 weeks $825 Equivalent to $59/day
4 weeks $1,380 Equivalent to $50/day
6 weeks $1,885 Equivalent to $45/day
8 weeks $2,390 Equivalent to $43/day
10 weeks $2,895 Equivalent to $42/day
12 weeks $3,400 Equivalent to $41/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

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.
1 week $325 Equivalent to $47/day
2 weeks $545 Equivalent to $39/day
3 weeks $835 Equivalent to $40/day
4 weeks $1,145 Equivalent to $41/day
5 weeks $1,445 Equivalent to $42/day
6 weeks $1,735 Equivalent to $42/day
8 weeks $2,315 Equivalent to $42/day
10 weeks $2,895 Equivalent to $42/day
12 weeks $3,475 Equivalent to $42/day
16 weeks $4,635 Equivalent to $42/day
20 weeks $5,795 Equivalent to $42/day
24 weeks $6,955 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.
1 week $370 Equivalent to $53/day
2 weeks $655 Equivalent to $47/day
3 weeks $885 Equivalent to $43/day
4 weeks $1,180 Equivalent to $43/day
5 weeks $1,495 Equivalent to $43/day
6 weeks $1,785 Equivalent to $43/day
8 weeks $2,365 Equivalent to $43/day
10 weeks $2,935 Equivalent to $42/day
12 weeks $3,515 Equivalent to $42/day
16 weeks $4,665 Equivalent to $42/day
20 weeks $5,825 Equivalent to $42/day
24 weeks $6,985 Equivalent to $42/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.

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.
1 week $625 Equivalent to $90/day
2 weeks $1,030 Equivalent to $74/day
3 weeks $1,435 Equivalent to $69/day
4 weeks $1,840 Equivalent to $66/day
5 weeks $2,245 Equivalent to $65/day
6 weeks $2,650 Equivalent to $64/day
8 weeks $3,460 Equivalent to $62/day
10 weeks $4,270 Equivalent to $61/day
12 weeks $5,080 Equivalent to $61/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.
1 week $950 Equivalent to $136/day
2 weeks $1,570 Equivalent to $113/day
3 weeks $2,190 Equivalent to $105/day
4 weeks $2,810 Equivalent to $101/day
5 weeks $3,430 Equivalent to $98/day
6 weeks $4,050 Equivalent to $97/day
8 weeks $5,290 Equivalent to $95/day
10 weeks $6,530 Equivalent to $94/day
12 weeks $7,770 Equivalent to $93/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Spain generally find US$80 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including 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.

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.
1 week $315 Equivalent to $45/day
2 weeks $445 Equivalent to $32/day
3 weeks $595 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $745 Equivalent to $27/day
5 weeks $890 Equivalent to $26/day
6 weeks $1,040 Equivalent to $25/day
8 weeks $1,340 Equivalent to $24/day
10 weeks $1,640 Equivalent to $24/day
12 weeks $1,940 Equivalent to $24/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.
2 weeks $570 Equivalent to $41/day
3 weeks $830 Equivalent to $40/day
4 weeks $1,090 Equivalent to $39/day
Sri Lanka: Wild Elephant 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.
2 weeks $1,010 Equivalent to $73/day
3 weeks $1,230 Equivalent to $59/day
4 weeks $1,450 Equivalent to $52/day
5 weeks $1,670 Equivalent to $48/day
6 weeks $1,890 Equivalent to $45/day
8 weeks $2,330 Equivalent to $42/day
10 weeks $2,770 Equivalent to $40/day
12 weeks $3,210 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Sri Lanka generally find US$30-50 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.
1 week $270 Equivalent to $39/day
2 weeks $390 Equivalent to $28/day
3 weeks $565 Equivalent to $27/day
4 weeks $705 Equivalent to $26/day
5 weeks $855 Equivalent to $25/day
6 weeks $1,005 Equivalent to $24/day
8 weeks $1,320 Equivalent to $24/day
10 weeks $1,650 Equivalent to $24/day
12 weeks $1,980 Equivalent to $24/day
16 weeks $2,640 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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 Tanzania generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand

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Volunteer projects available in Thailand

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.
2 weeks $500 Equivalent to $36/day
3 weeks $600 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $730 Equivalent to $27/day
5 weeks $850 Equivalent to $25/day
6 weeks $960 Equivalent to $23/day
8 weeks $1,190 Equivalent to $22/day
10 weeks $1,450 Equivalent to $21/day
12 weeks $1,710 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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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Volunteer projects available in Thailand - Hua Hin

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.
1 week $280 Equivalent to $40/day
2 weeks $440 Equivalent to $32/day
3 weeks $600 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $760 Equivalent to $28/day
5 weeks $920 Equivalent to $27/day
6 weeks $1,080 Equivalent to $26/day
8 weeks $1,320 Equivalent to $24/day
10 weeks $1,560 Equivalent to $23/day
12 weeks $1,800 Equivalent to $22/day
Thailand - Hua Hin: Teaching English 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.
1 week $310 Equivalent to $45/day
2 weeks $490 Equivalent to $35/day
3 weeks $670 Equivalent to $32/day
4 weeks $850 Equivalent to $31/day
5 weeks $1,030 Equivalent to $30/day
6 weeks $1,210 Equivalent to $29/day
8 weeks $1,470 Equivalent to $27/day
10 weeks $1,730 Equivalent to $25/day
12 weeks $1,990 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

USA - Chicago

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Volunteer projects available in USA - Chicago

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.
1 week $630 Equivalent to $90/day
2 weeks $1,055 Equivalent to $76/day
3 weeks $1,420 Equivalent to $68/day
4 weeks $1,790 Equivalent to $64/day
5 weeks $2,110 Equivalent to $61/day
6 weeks $2,435 Equivalent to $58/day
8 weeks $3,105 Equivalent to $56/day
10 weeks $3,505 Equivalent to $51/day
12 weeks $4,070 Equivalent to $49/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Chicago generally find US$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

USA - New Orleans

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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.
1 week $500 Equivalent to $72/day
2 weeks $880 Equivalent to $63/day
3 weeks $1,215 Equivalent to $58/day
4 weeks $1,565 Equivalent to $56/day
5 weeks $1,905 Equivalent to $55/day
6 weeks $2,165 Equivalent to $52/day
8 weeks $2,805 Equivalent to $51/day
10 weeks $3,365 Equivalent to $49/day
12 weeks $3,955 Equivalent to $48/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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$50 per week for additional supervision and materials.
  • 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 Orleans generally find US$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

USA - Philadelphia

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Volunteer projects available in USA - Philadelphia

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.
1 week $625 Equivalent to $90/day
2 weeks $1,050 Equivalent to $75/day
3 weeks $1,385 Equivalent to $66/day
4 weeks $1,755 Equivalent to $63/day
5 weeks $2,065 Equivalent to $59/day
6 weeks $2,375 Equivalent to $57/day
8 weeks $2,970 Equivalent to $54/day
10 weeks $3,580 Equivalent to $52/day
12 weeks $4,155 Equivalent to $50/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 Philadelphia generally find US$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

USA - San Diego

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Volunteer projects available in USA - San Diego

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.
1 week $605 Equivalent to $87/day
2 weeks $1,015 Equivalent to $73/day
3 weeks $1,330 Equivalent to $64/day
4 weeks $1,675 Equivalent to $60/day
5 weeks $1,975 Equivalent to $57/day
6 weeks $2,290 Equivalent to $55/day
8 weeks $2,830 Equivalent to $51/day
10 weeks $3,415 Equivalent to $49/day
12 weeks $3,955 Equivalent to $48/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 San Diego generally find US$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

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.
2 weeks $1,020 Equivalent to $73/day
4 weeks $1,760 Equivalent to $63/day
6 weeks $2,500 Equivalent to $60/day
8 weeks $3,240 Equivalent to $58/day
10 weeks $3,980 Equivalent to $57/day
12 weeks $4,580 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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.
1 week $275 Equivalent to $40/day
2 weeks $435 Equivalent to $32/day
3 weeks $595 Equivalent to $29/day
4 weeks $755 Equivalent to $27/day
5 weeks $915 Equivalent to $27/day
6 weeks $1,075 Equivalent to $26/day
8 weeks $1,295 Equivalent to $24/day
10 weeks $1,515 Equivalent to $22/day
12 weeks $1,725 Equivalent to $21/day
16 weeks $2,145 Equivalent to $20/day
20 weeks $2,565 Equivalent to $19/day
24 weeks $2,985 Equivalent to $18/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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. The Introduction Week incurs a US$25 surcharge.
  • 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 Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh generally find US$30-50 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.
1 week $270 Equivalent to $39/day
2 weeks $430 Equivalent to $31/day
3 weeks $560 Equivalent to $27/day
4 weeks $690 Equivalent to $25/day
5 weeks $820 Equivalent to $24/day
6 weeks $950 Equivalent to $23/day
8 weeks $1,210 Equivalent to $22/day
10 weeks $1,470 Equivalent to $21/day
12 weeks $1,730 Equivalent to $21/day
16 weeks $2,250 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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$620​ 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$620​ (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$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zanzibar

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Volunteer projects available in Zanzibar

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.
1 week $540 Equivalent to $78/day
2 weeks $725 Equivalent to $52/day
3 weeks $910 Equivalent to $44/day
4 weeks $1,095 Equivalent to $40/day
5 weeks $1,280 Equivalent to $37/day
6 weeks $1,465 Equivalent to $35/day
8 weeks $1,835 Equivalent to $33/day
10 weeks $2,170 Equivalent to $31/day
12 weeks $2,470 Equivalent to $30/day
Zanzibar: 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.
1 week $610 Equivalent to $88/day
2 weeks $865 Equivalent to $62/day
3 weeks $1,120 Equivalent to $54/day
4 weeks $1,375 Equivalent to $50/day
5 weeks $1,630 Equivalent to $47/day
6 weeks $1,885 Equivalent to $45/day
8 weeks $2,395 Equivalent to $43/day
10 weeks $2,870 Equivalent to $41/day
12 weeks $3,310 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of $299 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 2 weeks or more ​will need to budget US$200​ 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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