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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 AU$1035 Equivalent to AU$74/day
3 weeks AU$1286 Equivalent to AU$61/day
4 weeks AU$1537 Equivalent to AU$55/day
5 weeks AU$1788 Equivalent to AU$51/day
6 weeks AU$2039 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2541 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$3042 Equivalent to AU$43/day
12 weeks AU$3544 Equivalent to AU$42/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 per week, while the Healthcare project and Medical Outreach project has an extra cost of US$65 per week. These extra costs cover the supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Buenos Aires generally find US$160 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Argentina - Cordoba

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$526 Equivalent to AU$75/day
2 weeks AU$874 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1173 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1472 Equivalent to AU$53/day
5 weeks AU$1772 Equivalent to AU$51/day
6 weeks AU$2063 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2630 Equivalent to AU$47/day
10 weeks AU$3180 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3665 Equivalent to AU$44/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Australia

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Volunteer projects available in Australia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$1634 Equivalent to AU$234/day
2 weeks AU$3301 Equivalent to AU$236/day
3 weeks AU$4887 Equivalent to AU$233/day
4 weeks AU$6474 Equivalent to AU$231/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and weekday lunches
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Program Fees for the Australia program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$430 late change/cancellation fee.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transport to and from the airport.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Australia generally find US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as weekend lunches and all dinners, and local tours and activities.
  • Program Fees for the Australia program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$430 late change/cancellation fee.

Bali - Lovina

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Volunteer projects available in Bali - Lovina

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$647 Equivalent to AU$92/day
2 weeks AU$950 Equivalent to AU$68/day
3 weeks AU$1260 Equivalent to AU$60/day
4 weeks AU$1539 Equivalent to AU$55/day
5 weeks AU$1801 Equivalent to AU$51/day
6 weeks AU$2063 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2563 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3063 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3563 Equivalent to AU$42/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Bali - Ubud

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$582 Equivalent to AU$83/day
2 weeks AU$877 Equivalent to AU$63/day
3 weeks AU$1171 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1474 Equivalent to AU$53/day
5 weeks AU$1760 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2015 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2515 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$3015 Equivalent to AU$43/day
12 weeks AU$3515 Equivalent to AU$42/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 AU$1200 Equivalent to AU$86/day
3 weeks AU$1762 Equivalent to AU$84/day
4 weeks AU$2316 Equivalent to AU$83/day
5 weeks AU$2796 Equivalent to AU$80/day
6 weeks AU$3285 Equivalent to AU$78/day
8 weeks AU$4133 Equivalent to AU$74/day
10 weeks AU$4989 Equivalent to AU$71/day
12 weeks AU$5837 Equivalent to AU$70/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Belize

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Volunteer projects available in Belize

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$1658 Equivalent to AU$332/day
2 weeks AU$3156 Equivalent to AU$316/day
3 weeks AU$4653 Equivalent to AU$310/day
4 weeks AU$6150 Equivalent to AU$308/day
5 weeks AU$7647 Equivalent to AU$306/day
6 weeks AU$9144 Equivalent to AU$305/day
8 weeks AU$12138 Equivalent to AU$303/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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$30 per week for Marine Conservation Park fees and US$30 per week for dive gear rental.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$550 late change/cancellation fee.

Brazil

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Volunteer projects available in Brazil

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$882 Equivalent to AU$63/day
3 weeks AU$1124 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1367 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1610 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1853 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2338 Equivalent to AU$42/day
10 weeks AU$2824 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3309 Equivalent to AU$39/day
16 weeks AU$4280 Equivalent to AU$38/day
20 weeks AU$5252 Equivalent to AU$38/day
24 weeks AU$6223 Equivalent to AU$37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnaval festival (scheduled for February 16th - 23rd, 2023) , a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnaval. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee for the week of February 21st. If your duration finishes on Saturday 18th February, a surcharge of US$100 will apply.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Brazil generally find US$150 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnaval festival (scheduled for February 16th - 22nd, 2023) , a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnaval. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee.

Cambodia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$655 Equivalent to AU$47/day
3 weeks AU$874 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1060 Equivalent to AU$38/day
5 weeks AU$1246 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1432 Equivalent to AU$34/day
8 weeks AU$1804 Equivalent to AU$32/day
10 weeks AU$2176 Equivalent to AU$31/day
12 weeks AU$2541 Equivalent to AU$30/day
16 weeks AU$3253 Equivalent to AU$29/day
20 weeks AU$3965 Equivalent to AU$28/day
24 weeks AU$4677 Equivalent to AU$28/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.
4 weeks AU$1383 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1731 Equivalent to AU$49/day
6 weeks AU$1917 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2290 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2824 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3188 Equivalent to AU$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$501 Equivalent to AU$72/day
2 weeks AU$793 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1084 Equivalent to AU$52/day
4 weeks AU$1375 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1667 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1958 Equivalent to AU$47/day
8 weeks AU$2541 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$3123 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3706 Equivalent to AU$44/day
16 weeks AU$4871 Equivalent to AU$44/day
20 weeks AU$6037 Equivalent to AU$43/day
24 weeks AU$7202 Equivalent to AU$43/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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.

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 AU$615 Equivalent to AU$88/day
2 weeks AU$1084 Equivalent to AU$77/day
3 weeks AU$1545 Equivalent to AU$74/day
4 weeks AU$1950 Equivalent to AU$70/day
5 weeks AU$2282 Equivalent to AU$65/day
6 weeks AU$2613 Equivalent to AU$62/day
8 weeks AU$3277 Equivalent to AU$59/day
10 weeks AU$3941 Equivalent to AU$56/day
12 weeks AU$4604 Equivalent to AU$55/day
16 weeks AU$5931 Equivalent to AU$53/day
20 weeks AU$7259 Equivalent to AU$52/day
24 weeks AU$8586 Equivalent to AU$51/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 AU$1804 Equivalent to AU$86/day
4 weeks AU$2241 Equivalent to AU$80/day
5 weeks AU$2573 Equivalent to AU$74/day
6 weeks AU$2905 Equivalent to AU$69/day
8 weeks AU$3568 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$4232 Equivalent to AU$60/day
12 weeks AU$4896 Equivalent to AU$58/day
16 weeks AU$6223 Equivalent to AU$56/day
20 weeks AU$7550 Equivalent to AU$54/day
24 weeks AU$8877 Equivalent to AU$53/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Turtle Conservation, Healthcare, Dental, 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. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$740.
  • 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 AU$888 Equivalent to AU$127/day
2 weeks AU$1325 Equivalent to AU$95/day
3 weeks AU$1762 Equivalent to AU$84/day
4 weeks AU$2199 Equivalent to AU$79/day
5 weeks AU$2636 Equivalent to AU$75/day
6 weeks AU$3073 Equivalent to AU$73/day
8 weeks AU$3947 Equivalent to AU$70/day
10 weeks AU$4821 Equivalent to AU$69/day
12 weeks AU$5695 Equivalent to AU$68/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 AU$1497 Equivalent to AU$214/day
2 weeks AU$2484 Equivalent to AU$177/day
3 weeks AU$3471 Equivalent to AU$165/day
4 weeks AU$4620 Equivalent to AU$165/day
5 weeks AU$5770 Equivalent to AU$165/day
6 weeks AU$6919 Equivalent to AU$165/day
8 weeks AU$8893 Equivalent to AU$159/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$437 Equivalent to AU$62/day
2 weeks AU$647 Equivalent to AU$46/day
3 weeks AU$865 Equivalent to AU$41/day
4 weeks AU$1092 Equivalent to AU$39/day
5 weeks AU$1343 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1561 Equivalent to AU$37/day
8 weeks AU$1982 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2500 Equivalent to AU$36/day
12 weeks AU$2872 Equivalent to AU$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Quito generally find US$50 - US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, water bottles and local tours and activities. Please note that if you wish to make any payment to the local team whilst on the program, this will need to be done via cash or bank transfer.

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 AU$590 Equivalent to AU$84/day
2 weeks AU$801 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1068 Equivalent to AU$51/day
4 weeks AU$1286 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1553 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1772 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2193 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2727 Equivalent to AU$39/day
12 weeks AU$3083 Equivalent to AU$37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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. Please note that if you wish to make any payment to the local team whilst on the program, this will need to be done via cash or bank transfer.

Fiji

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Volunteer projects available in Fiji

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$687 Equivalent to AU$98/day
2 weeks AU$998 Equivalent to AU$71/day
3 weeks AU$1317 Equivalent to AU$63/day
4 weeks AU$1628 Equivalent to AU$58/day
5 weeks AU$1906 Equivalent to AU$54/day
6 weeks AU$2193 Equivalent to AU$52/day
8 weeks AU$2766 Equivalent to AU$49/day
10 weeks AU$3339 Equivalent to AU$48/day
12 weeks AU$3911 Equivalent to AU$47/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Please note that if you choose the Introduction Week option, the surcharge will only start from your second week.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Fiji generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

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 AU$437 Equivalent to AU$62/day
2 weeks AU$663 Equivalent to AU$47/day
3 weeks AU$857 Equivalent to AU$41/day
4 weeks AU$1052 Equivalent to AU$38/day
5 weeks AU$1246 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1489 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1958 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2427 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2913 Equivalent to AU$35/day
16 weeks AU$3916 Equivalent to AU$35/day
20 weeks AU$4920 Equivalent to AU$35/day
24 weeks AU$5923 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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.

Greece - Athens

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$930 Equivalent to AU$133/day
2 weeks AU$1480 Equivalent to AU$106/day
3 weeks AU$2031 Equivalent to AU$97/day
4 weeks AU$2581 Equivalent to AU$92/day
5 weeks AU$3131 Equivalent to AU$89/day
6 weeks AU$3682 Equivalent to AU$88/day
8 weeks AU$4782 Equivalent to AU$85/day
10 weeks AU$5883 Equivalent to AU$84/day
12 weeks AU$6983 Equivalent to AU$83/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers on Athens based projects generally find US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including transportation and miscellaneous spending.

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 AU$534 Equivalent to AU$76/day
2 weeks AU$922 Equivalent to AU$66/day
3 weeks AU$1254 Equivalent to AU$60/day
4 weeks AU$1578 Equivalent to AU$56/day
5 weeks AU$1853 Equivalent to AU$53/day
6 weeks AU$2128 Equivalent to AU$51/day
8 weeks AU$2678 Equivalent to AU$48/day
10 weeks AU$3228 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3779 Equivalent to AU$45/day
16 weeks AU$4879 Equivalent to AU$44/day
20 weeks AU$5980 Equivalent to AU$43/day
24 weeks AU$7081 Equivalent to AU$42/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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$95 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$505.
  • 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 AU$404 Equivalent to AU$58/day
2 weeks AU$517 Equivalent to AU$37/day
3 weeks AU$712 Equivalent to AU$34/day
4 weeks AU$906 Equivalent to AU$32/day
5 weeks AU$1100 Equivalent to AU$31/day
6 weeks AU$1294 Equivalent to AU$31/day
8 weeks AU$1683 Equivalent to AU$30/day
10 weeks AU$2071 Equivalent to AU$30/day
12 weeks AU$2460 Equivalent to AU$29/day
16 weeks AU$3237 Equivalent to AU$29/day
20 weeks AU$4013 Equivalent to AU$29/day
24 weeks AU$4790 Equivalent to AU$29/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, return transport to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Delhi generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

India - Kerala

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$679 Equivalent to AU$97/day
2 weeks AU$914 Equivalent to AU$65/day
3 weeks AU$1149 Equivalent to AU$55/day
4 weeks AU$1383 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1618 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1853 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2322 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2791 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3261 Equivalent to AU$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Physical Therapy and Dentistry projects have a minimum duration of 2 weeks. A surcharge of US$60 per week for the Medical and Physical Therapy projects, and US$50 per week for the Dentistry project, 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 AU$1448 Equivalent to AU$103/day
3 weeks AU$1966 Equivalent to AU$94/day
4 weeks AU$2484 Equivalent to AU$89/day
5 weeks AU$3002 Equivalent to AU$86/day
6 weeks AU$3520 Equivalent to AU$84/day
8 weeks AU$4556 Equivalent to AU$81/day
10 weeks AU$5591 Equivalent to AU$80/day
12 weeks AU$6627 Equivalent to AU$79/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Rome generally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunches, transport and miscellaneous spending.

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 AU$639 Equivalent to AU$91/day
2 weeks AU$1157 Equivalent to AU$83/day
3 weeks AU$1618 Equivalent to AU$77/day
4 weeks AU$2063 Equivalent to AU$74/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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$300 per week to be sufficient for additional expenses. You should allow extra (or pre-pay via your file) for local sightseeing excursions and the meal plan if required.

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 AU$1092 Equivalent to AU$156/day
2 weeks AU$1594 Equivalent to AU$114/day
3 weeks AU$2144 Equivalent to AU$102/day
4 weeks AU$2694 Equivalent to AU$96/day
5 weeks AU$3245 Equivalent to AU$93/day
6 weeks AU$3795 Equivalent to AU$90/day
8 weeks AU$4896 Equivalent to AU$87/day
10 weeks AU$5996 Equivalent to AU$86/day
12 weeks AU$7097 Equivalent to AU$84/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$453 Equivalent to AU$65/day
2 weeks AU$647 Equivalent to AU$46/day
3 weeks AU$841 Equivalent to AU$40/day
4 weeks AU$1035 Equivalent to AU$37/day
5 weeks AU$1230 Equivalent to AU$35/day
6 weeks AU$1424 Equivalent to AU$34/day
8 weeks AU$1812 Equivalent to AU$32/day
10 weeks AU$2201 Equivalent to AU$31/day
12 weeks AU$2589 Equivalent to AU$31/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, public transport to and from your placement each day, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Kenya generally find US$150-200 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Laos

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Volunteer projects available in Laos

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$420 Equivalent to AU$60/day
2 weeks AU$687 Equivalent to AU$49/day
3 weeks AU$954 Equivalent to AU$45/day
4 weeks AU$1213 Equivalent to AU$43/day
5 weeks AU$1472 Equivalent to AU$42/day
6 weeks AU$1731 Equivalent to AU$41/day
8 weeks AU$2087 Equivalent to AU$37/day
10 weeks AU$2443 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2800 Equivalent to AU$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Laos generally find US$75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Madagascar

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$566 Equivalent to AU$81/day
2 weeks AU$971 Equivalent to AU$69/day
3 weeks AU$1294 Equivalent to AU$62/day
4 weeks AU$1618 Equivalent to AU$58/day
5 weeks AU$1942 Equivalent to AU$56/day
6 weeks AU$2265 Equivalent to AU$54/day
8 weeks AU$2913 Equivalent to AU$52/day
10 weeks AU$3560 Equivalent to AU$51/day
12 weeks AU$4208 Equivalent to AU$50/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 AU$2460 Equivalent to AU$88/day
5 weeks AU$2832 Equivalent to AU$81/day
6 weeks AU$3204 Equivalent to AU$76/day
8 weeks AU$3949 Equivalent to AU$71/day
10 weeks AU$4693 Equivalent to AU$67/day
12 weeks AU$5438 Equivalent to AU$65/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$517 Equivalent to AU$74/day
2 weeks AU$841 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1149 Equivalent to AU$55/day
4 weeks AU$1424 Equivalent to AU$51/day
5 weeks AU$1650 Equivalent to AU$47/day
6 weeks AU$1926 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2476 Equivalent to AU$44/day
10 weeks AU$3026 Equivalent to AU$43/day
12 weeks AU$3576 Equivalent to AU$43/day
16 weeks AU$4677 Equivalent to AU$42/day
20 weeks AU$5778 Equivalent to AU$41/day
24 weeks AU$6878 Equivalent to AU$41/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$501 Equivalent to AU$72/day
2 weeks AU$938 Equivalent to AU$67/day
3 weeks AU$1246 Equivalent to AU$59/day
4 weeks AU$1553 Equivalent to AU$56/day
5 weeks AU$1861 Equivalent to AU$53/day
6 weeks AU$2168 Equivalent to AU$52/day
8 weeks AU$2783 Equivalent to AU$50/day
10 weeks AU$3237 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3690 Equivalent to AU$44/day
16 weeks AU$4596 Equivalent to AU$41/day
20 weeks AU$5502 Equivalent to AU$39/day
24 weeks AU$6409 Equivalent to AU$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$404 Equivalent to AU$58/day
2 weeks AU$615 Equivalent to AU$44/day
3 weeks AU$825 Equivalent to AU$39/day
4 weeks AU$1035 Equivalent to AU$37/day
5 weeks AU$1246 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1456 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1845 Equivalent to AU$33/day
10 weeks AU$2233 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2622 Equivalent to AU$31/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$1513 Equivalent to AU$108/day
3 weeks AU$2241 Equivalent to AU$107/day
4 weeks AU$2961 Equivalent to AU$106/day
5 weeks AU$3674 Equivalent to AU$105/day
6 weeks AU$4386 Equivalent to AU$104/day
8 weeks AU$5786 Equivalent to AU$103/day
10 weeks AU$7170 Equivalent to AU$102/day
12 weeks AU$8537 Equivalent to AU$102/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
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$534 Equivalent to AU$76/day
2 weeks AU$922 Equivalent to AU$66/day
3 weeks AU$1254 Equivalent to AU$60/day
4 weeks AU$1578 Equivalent to AU$56/day
5 weeks AU$1853 Equivalent to AU$53/day
6 weeks AU$2128 Equivalent to AU$51/day
8 weeks AU$2678 Equivalent to AU$48/day
10 weeks AU$3228 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3779 Equivalent to AU$45/day
16 weeks AU$4879 Equivalent to AU$44/day
20 weeks AU$5980 Equivalent to AU$43/day
24 weeks AU$7081 Equivalent to AU$42/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$510.
  • 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 AU$404 Equivalent to AU$58/day
2 weeks AU$749 Equivalent to AU$54/day
3 weeks AU$1092 Equivalent to AU$52/day
4 weeks AU$1311 Equivalent to AU$47/day
5 weeks AU$1535 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1762 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2231 Equivalent to AU$40/day
10 weeks AU$2685 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3138 Equivalent to AU$37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical Outreach and Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$40 per week to cover materials, supervision and logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Lima generally find US$50 - $100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as snacks, in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.
  • Anyone volunteering during the week before Christmas will have a one-off surcharge of US$70 added to their file when registering, for Christmas activities within the community.

Philippines

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Volunteer projects available in 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 AU$574 Equivalent to AU$82/day
2 weeks AU$820 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1131 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1409 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1688 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1966 Equivalent to AU$47/day
8 weeks AU$2523 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$3080 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3636 Equivalent to AU$43/day
16 weeks AU$4750 Equivalent to AU$42/day
20 weeks AU$5863 Equivalent to AU$42/day
24 weeks AU$6977 Equivalent to AU$42/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Philippines Introduction Week incurs a US$365 and adds a week.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Philippines generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Portugal

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$817 Equivalent to AU$117/day
2 weeks AU$1257 Equivalent to AU$90/day
3 weeks AU$1697 Equivalent to AU$81/day
4 weeks AU$2138 Equivalent to AU$76/day
5 weeks AU$2578 Equivalent to AU$74/day
6 weeks AU$3018 Equivalent to AU$72/day
8 weeks AU$3899 Equivalent to AU$70/day
10 weeks AU$4868 Equivalent to AU$70/day
12 weeks AU$5748 Equivalent to AU$68/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 AU$1464 Equivalent to AU$209/day
2 weeks AU$2600 Equivalent to AU$186/day
3 weeks AU$3737 Equivalent to AU$178/day
4 weeks AU$4873 Equivalent to AU$174/day
5 weeks AU$6009 Equivalent to AU$172/day
6 weeks AU$7145 Equivalent to AU$170/day
8 weeks AU$9418 Equivalent to AU$168/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 AU$1427 Equivalent to AU$102/day
4 weeks AU$2469 Equivalent to AU$88/day
Portugal: Wildlife 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 AU$1419 Equivalent to AU$101/day
3 weeks AU$1859 Equivalent to AU$89/day
4 weeks AU$2299 Equivalent to AU$82/day
5 weeks AU$2740 Equivalent to AU$78/day
6 weeks AU$3180 Equivalent to AU$76/day
8 weeks AU$4060 Equivalent to AU$73/day
10 weeks AU$5030 Equivalent to AU$72/day
12 weeks AU$5910 Equivalent to AU$70/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers on Lisbon based projects and on the Wildlife Conservation project generally find US$65 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses. For those on the Wolf Conservation project, we recommend a weekly budget of US$150.

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 AU$971 Equivalent to AU$139/day
2 weeks AU$1497 Equivalent to AU$107/day
3 weeks AU$1974 Equivalent to AU$94/day
4 weeks AU$2500 Equivalent to AU$89/day
5 weeks AU$3023 Equivalent to AU$86/day
6 weeks AU$3544 Equivalent to AU$84/day
8 weeks AU$4512 Equivalent to AU$81/day
10 weeks AU$5397 Equivalent to AU$77/day
12 weeks AU$6360 Equivalent to AU$76/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Puerto Rico generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and in-country tours.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

Romania

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$582 Equivalent to AU$83/day
2 weeks AU$922 Equivalent to AU$66/day
3 weeks AU$1246 Equivalent to AU$59/day
4 weeks AU$1553 Equivalent to AU$56/day
5 weeks AU$1845 Equivalent to AU$53/day
6 weeks AU$2136 Equivalent to AU$51/day
8 weeks AU$2719 Equivalent to AU$49/day
10 weeks AU$3301 Equivalent to AU$47/day
12 weeks AU$3884 Equivalent to AU$46/day
16 weeks AU$4985 Equivalent to AU$45/day
20 weeks AU$6085 Equivalent to AU$43/day
24 weeks AU$7186 Equivalent to AU$43/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$404 Equivalent to AU$58/day
2 weeks AU$679 Equivalent to AU$49/day
3 weeks AU$954 Equivalent to AU$45/day
4 weeks AU$1230 Equivalent to AU$44/day
5 weeks AU$1505 Equivalent to AU$43/day
6 weeks AU$1780 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2330 Equivalent to AU$42/day
10 weeks AU$2880 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3431 Equivalent to AU$41/day
16 weeks AU$4531 Equivalent to AU$40/day
20 weeks AU$5632 Equivalent to AU$40/day
24 weeks AU$6733 Equivalent to AU$40/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 AU$517 Equivalent to AU$74/day
2 weeks AU$906 Equivalent to AU$65/day
3 weeks AU$1294 Equivalent to AU$62/day
4 weeks AU$1683 Equivalent to AU$60/day
5 weeks AU$2071 Equivalent to AU$59/day
6 weeks AU$2460 Equivalent to AU$59/day
8 weeks AU$3237 Equivalent to AU$58/day
10 weeks AU$4013 Equivalent to AU$57/day
12 weeks AU$4790 Equivalent to AU$57/day
16 weeks AU$6344 Equivalent to AU$57/day
20 weeks AU$7898 Equivalent to AU$56/day
24 weeks AU$9452 Equivalent to AU$56/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$1335 Equivalent to AU$95/day
4 weeks AU$2233 Equivalent to AU$80/day
6 weeks AU$3050 Equivalent to AU$73/day
8 weeks AU$3868 Equivalent to AU$69/day
10 weeks AU$4685 Equivalent to AU$67/day
12 weeks AU$5502 Equivalent to AU$66/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations and a criminal background check.
  • Please note: due to the remote location of the camp and limited availability of specialty items, there is an extra charge in order to cater for some dietary requirements (US$20 per week for vegetarian and US$30 per week for vegan, gluten and lactose intolerance).
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa - Kruger generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses, if not joining weekend tours.

South Africa - Table View

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Volunteer projects available in South Africa - Table View

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$526 Equivalent to AU$75/day
2 weeks AU$882 Equivalent to AU$63/day
3 weeks AU$1351 Equivalent to AU$64/day
4 weeks AU$1853 Equivalent to AU$66/day
5 weeks AU$2338 Equivalent to AU$67/day
6 weeks AU$2808 Equivalent to AU$67/day
8 weeks AU$3746 Equivalent to AU$67/day
10 weeks AU$4685 Equivalent to AU$67/day
12 weeks AU$5624 Equivalent to AU$67/day
16 weeks AU$7501 Equivalent to AU$67/day
20 weeks AU$9379 Equivalent to AU$67/day
24 weeks AU$11256 Equivalent to AU$67/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 AU$598 Equivalent to AU$86/day
2 weeks AU$1060 Equivalent to AU$76/day
3 weeks AU$1432 Equivalent to AU$68/day
4 weeks AU$1909 Equivalent to AU$68/day
5 weeks AU$2419 Equivalent to AU$69/day
6 weeks AU$2889 Equivalent to AU$69/day
8 weeks AU$3827 Equivalent to AU$68/day
10 weeks AU$4750 Equivalent to AU$68/day
12 weeks AU$5689 Equivalent to AU$68/day
16 weeks AU$7550 Equivalent to AU$67/day
20 weeks AU$9427 Equivalent to AU$67/day
24 weeks AU$11305 Equivalent to AU$67/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and airport drop-off.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$80 per week to be sufficient for expenses, not including weekend activities/tours.

Spain - Barcelona

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$1011 Equivalent to AU$145/day
2 weeks AU$1667 Equivalent to AU$119/day
3 weeks AU$2322 Equivalent to AU$111/day
4 weeks AU$2978 Equivalent to AU$106/day
5 weeks AU$3633 Equivalent to AU$104/day
6 weeks AU$4289 Equivalent to AU$102/day
8 weeks AU$5600 Equivalent to AU$100/day
10 weeks AU$6911 Equivalent to AU$99/day
12 weeks AU$8222 Equivalent to AU$98/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 AU$1537 Equivalent to AU$220/day
2 weeks AU$2541 Equivalent to AU$182/day
3 weeks AU$3544 Equivalent to AU$169/day
4 weeks AU$4548 Equivalent to AU$162/day
5 weeks AU$5551 Equivalent to AU$159/day
6 weeks AU$6555 Equivalent to AU$156/day
8 weeks AU$8561 Equivalent to AU$153/day
10 weeks AU$10568 Equivalent to AU$151/day
12 weeks AU$12575 Equivalent to AU$150/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$574 Equivalent to AU$82/day
2 weeks AU$820 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1131 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1409 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1688 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1966 Equivalent to AU$47/day
8 weeks AU$2523 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$3080 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3636 Equivalent to AU$43/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 AU$1136 Equivalent to AU$81/day
3 weeks AU$1665 Equivalent to AU$79/day
4 weeks AU$2186 Equivalent to AU$78/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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$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 AU$437 Equivalent to AU$62/day
2 weeks AU$631 Equivalent to AU$45/day
3 weeks AU$914 Equivalent to AU$44/day
4 weeks AU$1141 Equivalent to AU$41/day
5 weeks AU$1383 Equivalent to AU$40/day
6 weeks AU$1626 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$2136 Equivalent to AU$38/day
10 weeks AU$2670 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3204 Equivalent to AU$38/day
16 weeks AU$4272 Equivalent to AU$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project has an additional surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision, materials, and logistics involved. The Animal Welfare project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 which covers costs involved in supervision and transport, and goes directly to the veterinarian volunteers are working with. The Sustainable Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 and the Construction and Renovation project has an additional surcharge of US$49 per week which covers supervision, materials and logistics involved with these projects.
  • Independent volunteers under the age of 18 will have an additional cost of US$80 per week added to their program fee to cover extra logistical support provided by the local team.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Tanzania generally find US$75-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand

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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 AU$809 Equivalent to AU$58/day
3 weeks AU$971 Equivalent to AU$46/day
4 weeks AU$1181 Equivalent to AU$42/day
5 weeks AU$1375 Equivalent to AU$39/day
6 weeks AU$1553 Equivalent to AU$37/day
8 weeks AU$1926 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2346 Equivalent to AU$34/day
12 weeks AU$2767 Equivalent to AU$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$30-50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand - Hua Hin

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$501 Equivalent to AU$72/day
2 weeks AU$793 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1084 Equivalent to AU$52/day
4 weeks AU$1375 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1667 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1958 Equivalent to AU$47/day
8 weeks AU$2379 Equivalent to AU$42/day
10 weeks AU$2800 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3220 Equivalent to AU$38/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 AU$501 Equivalent to AU$72/day
2 weeks AU$793 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1084 Equivalent to AU$52/day
4 weeks AU$1375 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1667 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1958 Equivalent to AU$47/day
8 weeks AU$2379 Equivalent to AU$42/day
10 weeks AU$2800 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3220 Equivalent to AU$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 - 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 AU$987 Equivalent to AU$141/day
2 weeks AU$1569 Equivalent to AU$112/day
3 weeks AU$2160 Equivalent to AU$103/day
4 weeks AU$2743 Equivalent to AU$98/day
5 weeks AU$3334 Equivalent to AU$95/day
6 weeks AU$3916 Equivalent to AU$93/day
8 weeks AU$5009 Equivalent to AU$89/day
10 weeks AU$6020 Equivalent to AU$86/day
12 weeks AU$7113 Equivalent to AU$85/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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, 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$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

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 AU$972 Equivalent to AU$139/day
2 weeks AU$1544 Equivalent to AU$110/day
3 weeks AU$1994 Equivalent to AU$95/day
4 weeks AU$2523 Equivalent to AU$90/day
5 weeks AU$2953 Equivalent to AU$84/day
6 weeks AU$3455 Equivalent to AU$82/day
8 weeks AU$4263 Equivalent to AU$76/day
10 weeks AU$5074 Equivalent to AU$72/day
12 weeks AU$5965 Equivalent to AU$71/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in San Diego generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • An accommodation surcharge for private rooming arrangements applies for 16 and 17 year old volunteers traveling independently.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

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 AU$1650 Equivalent to AU$118/day
4 weeks AU$2848 Equivalent to AU$102/day
6 weeks AU$4046 Equivalent to AU$96/day
8 weeks AU$5244 Equivalent to AU$94/day
10 weeks AU$6441 Equivalent to AU$92/day
12 weeks AU$7412 Equivalent to AU$88/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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 AU$445 Equivalent to AU$64/day
2 weeks AU$704 Equivalent to AU$50/day
3 weeks AU$963 Equivalent to AU$46/day
4 weeks AU$1221 Equivalent to AU$44/day
5 weeks AU$1480 Equivalent to AU$42/day
6 weeks AU$1739 Equivalent to AU$41/day
8 weeks AU$2095 Equivalent to AU$37/day
10 weeks AU$2452 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2791 Equivalent to AU$33/day
16 weeks AU$3471 Equivalent to AU$31/day
20 weeks AU$4151 Equivalent to AU$30/day
24 weeks AU$4831 Equivalent to AU$29/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project has a surcharge of US$25 per week for training provided and resources used on this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zambia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$437 Equivalent to AU$62/day
2 weeks AU$695 Equivalent to AU$50/day
3 weeks AU$906 Equivalent to AU$43/day
4 weeks AU$1116 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1327 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1537 Equivalent to AU$37/day
8 weeks AU$1958 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2379 Equivalent to AU$34/day
12 weeks AU$2800 Equivalent to AU$33/day
16 weeks AU$3641 Equivalent to AU$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$49 per week for additional supervision and materials. The Medical project has a one-off surcharge of US$100 which goes to the Zambian Ministry of Health for use in the public health sector. The Rural Teaching project has a one-off surcharge of US$200 for the additional transport, supervision and logistics involved in this project.
  • Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$400​ (approximately) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambia Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Please note: Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$400​ (subject to exchange rate) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambian Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Zambia generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zanzibar

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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 AU$874 Equivalent to AU$125/day
2 weeks AU$1173 Equivalent to AU$84/day
3 weeks AU$1472 Equivalent to AU$70/day
4 weeks AU$1772 Equivalent to AU$63/day
5 weeks AU$2071 Equivalent to AU$59/day
6 weeks AU$2371 Equivalent to AU$56/day
8 weeks AU$2969 Equivalent to AU$53/day
10 weeks AU$3512 Equivalent to AU$50/day
12 weeks AU$3997 Equivalent to AU$48/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 AU$987 Equivalent to AU$141/day
2 weeks AU$1400 Equivalent to AU$100/day
3 weeks AU$1812 Equivalent to AU$86/day
4 weeks AU$2225 Equivalent to AU$79/day
5 weeks AU$2638 Equivalent to AU$75/day
6 weeks AU$3050 Equivalent to AU$73/day
8 weeks AU$3876 Equivalent to AU$69/day
10 weeks AU$4645 Equivalent to AU$66/day
12 weeks AU$5357 Equivalent to AU$64/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised 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 AU$483 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • 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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