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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$969 Equivalent to AU$70/day
3 weeks AU$1204 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1439 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1674 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1909 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2378 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2848 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3318 Equivalent to AU$40/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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 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$492 Equivalent to AU$71/day
2 weeks AU$818 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1098 Equivalent to AU$53/day
4 weeks AU$1378 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1659 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1931 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2462 Equivalent to AU$44/day
10 weeks AU$2977 Equivalent to AU$43/day
12 weeks AU$3431 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$80 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Australia

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Volunteer projects available in Australia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$1530 Equivalent to AU$219/day
2 weeks AU$3091 Equivalent to AU$221/day
3 weeks AU$4575 Equivalent to AU$218/day
4 weeks AU$6060 Equivalent to AU$217/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and weekday lunches
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$606 Equivalent to AU$87/day
2 weeks AU$889 Equivalent to AU$64/day
3 weeks AU$1180 Equivalent to AU$57/day
4 weeks AU$1440 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1686 Equivalent to AU$49/day
6 weeks AU$1931 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2400 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2868 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3336 Equivalent to AU$40/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Bali - Ubud

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$545 Equivalent to AU$78/day
2 weeks AU$821 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1097 Equivalent to AU$53/day
4 weeks AU$1380 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1648 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1886 Equivalent to AU$45/day
8 weeks AU$2354 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2822 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3291 Equivalent to AU$40/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$1124 Equivalent to AU$81/day
3 weeks AU$1650 Equivalent to AU$79/day
4 weeks AU$2168 Equivalent to AU$78/day
5 weeks AU$2618 Equivalent to AU$75/day
6 weeks AU$3075 Equivalent to AU$74/day
8 weeks AU$3869 Equivalent to AU$70/day
10 weeks AU$4671 Equivalent to AU$67/day
12 weeks AU$5465 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Belgium

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Volunteer projects available in Belgium

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$977 Equivalent to AU$140/day
2 weeks AU$1840 Equivalent to AU$132/day
3 weeks AU$2689 Equivalent to AU$129/day
4 weeks AU$3613 Equivalent to AU$130/day
5 weeks AU$4447 Equivalent to AU$128/day
6 weeks AU$5280 Equivalent to AU$126/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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 transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Belgium generally find US$200 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses including transport and miscellaneous expenses.
  • Cancellations or changes within 14 days of the program start date for the Belgium program are subject to a US$200 admin fee.

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$1295 Equivalent to AU$185/day
2 weeks AU$2469 Equivalent to AU$177/day
3 weeks AU$3644 Equivalent to AU$174/day
4 weeks AU$4818 Equivalent to AU$173/day
5 weeks AU$5992 Equivalent to AU$172/day
6 weeks AU$7166 Equivalent to AU$171/day
8 weeks AU$9515 Equivalent to AU$170/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$25 per week for Marine Conservation Park fees and US$25 per week for dive gear rental.

Brazil

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Volunteer projects available in Brazil

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$825 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1053 Equivalent to AU$51/day
4 weeks AU$1280 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1507 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1734 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2189 Equivalent to AU$40/day
10 weeks AU$2644 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3098 Equivalent to AU$37/day
16 weeks AU$4007 Equivalent to AU$36/day
20 weeks AU$4916 Equivalent to AU$36/day
24 weeks AU$5825 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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 17th - 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$300 surcharge will be added to the program fee.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Brazil generally find US$150 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.
  • Volunteers who are on the program during Carnaval Week (dates change according to the year but typically held in February) will have a surcharge of US$300 added to their program fee to cover the increased costs over this busy period.

Cambodia

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Volunteer projects available in Cambodia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$613 Equivalent to AU$44/day
3 weeks AU$818 Equivalent to AU$39/day
4 weeks AU$992 Equivalent to AU$36/day
5 weeks AU$1166 Equivalent to AU$34/day
6 weeks AU$1340 Equivalent to AU$32/day
8 weeks AU$1689 Equivalent to AU$31/day
10 weeks AU$2037 Equivalent to AU$30/day
12 weeks AU$2378 Equivalent to AU$29/day
16 weeks AU$3045 Equivalent to AU$28/day
20 weeks AU$3712 Equivalent to AU$27/day
24 weeks AU$4378 Equivalent to AU$27/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$1295 Equivalent to AU$47/day
5 weeks AU$1621 Equivalent to AU$47/day
6 weeks AU$1795 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2144 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2644 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$2984 Equivalent to AU$36/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$469 Equivalent to AU$67/day
2 weeks AU$742 Equivalent to AU$53/day
3 weeks AU$1015 Equivalent to AU$49/day
4 weeks AU$1287 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1560 Equivalent to AU$45/day
6 weeks AU$1833 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2378 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2924 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3469 Equivalent to AU$42/day
16 weeks AU$4560 Equivalent to AU$41/day
20 weeks AU$5651 Equivalent to AU$41/day
24 weeks AU$6742 Equivalent to AU$41/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$575 Equivalent to AU$83/day
2 weeks AU$1015 Equivalent to AU$73/day
3 weeks AU$1447 Equivalent to AU$69/day
4 weeks AU$1825 Equivalent to AU$66/day
5 weeks AU$2136 Equivalent to AU$62/day
6 weeks AU$2447 Equivalent to AU$59/day
8 weeks AU$3068 Equivalent to AU$55/day
10 weeks AU$3689 Equivalent to AU$53/day
12 weeks AU$4310 Equivalent to AU$52/day
16 weeks AU$5553 Equivalent to AU$50/day
20 weeks AU$6795 Equivalent to AU$49/day
24 weeks AU$8038 Equivalent to AU$48/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$1689 Equivalent to AU$81/day
4 weeks AU$2098 Equivalent to AU$75/day
5 weeks AU$2409 Equivalent to AU$69/day
6 weeks AU$2719 Equivalent to AU$65/day
8 weeks AU$3341 Equivalent to AU$60/day
10 weeks AU$3962 Equivalent to AU$57/day
12 weeks AU$4583 Equivalent to AU$55/day
16 weeks AU$5825 Equivalent to AU$53/day
20 weeks AU$7068 Equivalent to AU$51/day
24 weeks AU$8310 Equivalent to AU$50/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$831 Equivalent to AU$119/day
2 weeks AU$1240 Equivalent to AU$89/day
3 weeks AU$1650 Equivalent to AU$79/day
4 weeks AU$2059 Equivalent to AU$74/day
5 weeks AU$2468 Equivalent to AU$71/day
6 weeks AU$2877 Equivalent to AU$69/day
8 weeks AU$3695 Equivalent to AU$66/day
10 weeks AU$4513 Equivalent to AU$65/day
12 weeks AU$5332 Equivalent to AU$64/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$1401 Equivalent to AU$201/day
2 weeks AU$2325 Equivalent to AU$167/day
3 weeks AU$3250 Equivalent to AU$155/day
4 weeks AU$4325 Equivalent to AU$155/day
5 weeks AU$5401 Equivalent to AU$155/day
6 weeks AU$6477 Equivalent to AU$155/day
8 weeks AU$8326 Equivalent to AU$149/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$409 Equivalent to AU$59/day
2 weeks AU$606 Equivalent to AU$44/day
3 weeks AU$810 Equivalent to AU$39/day
4 weeks AU$1022 Equivalent to AU$37/day
5 weeks AU$1257 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1462 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1856 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2341 Equivalent to AU$34/day
12 weeks AU$2689 Equivalent to AU$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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.

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$553 Equivalent to AU$79/day
2 weeks AU$750 Equivalent to AU$54/day
3 weeks AU$1000 Equivalent to AU$48/day
4 weeks AU$1204 Equivalent to AU$43/day
5 weeks AU$1454 Equivalent to AU$42/day
6 weeks AU$1659 Equivalent to AU$40/day
8 weeks AU$2053 Equivalent to AU$37/day
10 weeks AU$2553 Equivalent to AU$37/day
12 weeks AU$2886 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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.

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$643 Equivalent to AU$92/day
2 weeks AU$934 Equivalent to AU$67/day
3 weeks AU$1233 Equivalent to AU$59/day
4 weeks AU$1524 Equivalent to AU$55/day
5 weeks AU$1784 Equivalent to AU$51/day
6 weeks AU$2053 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2589 Equivalent to AU$47/day
10 weeks AU$3125 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3662 Equivalent to AU$44/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$409 Equivalent to AU$59/day
2 weeks AU$621 Equivalent to AU$45/day
3 weeks AU$803 Equivalent to AU$39/day
4 weeks AU$984 Equivalent to AU$36/day
5 weeks AU$1166 Equivalent to AU$34/day
6 weeks AU$1393 Equivalent to AU$34/day
8 weeks AU$1833 Equivalent to AU$33/day
10 weeks AU$2272 Equivalent to AU$33/day
12 weeks AU$2727 Equivalent to AU$33/day
16 weeks AU$3666 Equivalent to AU$33/day
20 weeks AU$4606 Equivalent to AU$33/day
24 weeks AU$5545 Equivalent to AU$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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.

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$500 Equivalent to AU$72/day
2 weeks AU$863 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1174 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1477 Equivalent to AU$53/day
5 weeks AU$1734 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$1992 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2507 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$3022 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3538 Equivalent to AU$43/day
16 weeks AU$4568 Equivalent to AU$41/day
20 weeks AU$5598 Equivalent to AU$40/day
24 weeks AU$6629 Equivalent to AU$40/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$378 Equivalent to AU$54/day
2 weeks AU$484 Equivalent to AU$35/day
3 weeks AU$666 Equivalent to AU$32/day
4 weeks AU$848 Equivalent to AU$31/day
5 weeks AU$1030 Equivalent to AU$30/day
6 weeks AU$1212 Equivalent to AU$29/day
8 weeks AU$1575 Equivalent to AU$29/day
10 weeks AU$1939 Equivalent to AU$28/day
12 weeks AU$2303 Equivalent to AU$28/day
16 weeks AU$3030 Equivalent to AU$28/day
20 weeks AU$3757 Equivalent to AU$27/day
24 weeks AU$4485 Equivalent to AU$27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$636 Equivalent to AU$91/day
2 weeks AU$856 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1075 Equivalent to AU$52/day
4 weeks AU$1295 Equivalent to AU$47/day
5 weeks AU$1515 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1734 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2174 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2613 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3053 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$1356 Equivalent to AU$97/day
3 weeks AU$1840 Equivalent to AU$88/day
4 weeks AU$2325 Equivalent to AU$84/day
5 weeks AU$2810 Equivalent to AU$81/day
6 weeks AU$3295 Equivalent to AU$79/day
8 weeks AU$4265 Equivalent to AU$77/day
10 weeks AU$5235 Equivalent to AU$75/day
12 weeks AU$6204 Equivalent to AU$74/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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 transport and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: You will need to budget an extra US$3 per night for the Rome Tourist Tax, paid directly to the accommodation upon arrival.

Jamaica

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$598 Equivalent to AU$86/day
2 weeks AU$1083 Equivalent to AU$78/day
3 weeks AU$1515 Equivalent to AU$73/day
4 weeks AU$1931 Equivalent to AU$69/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$250 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

Jordan

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$977 Equivalent to AU$140/day
2 weeks AU$1492 Equivalent to AU$107/day
3 weeks AU$2007 Equivalent to AU$96/day
4 weeks AU$2522 Equivalent to AU$91/day
5 weeks AU$3038 Equivalent to AU$87/day
6 weeks AU$3553 Equivalent to AU$85/day
8 weeks AU$4583 Equivalent to AU$82/day
10 weeks AU$5613 Equivalent to AU$81/day
12 weeks AU$6644 Equivalent to AU$80/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$424 Equivalent to AU$61/day
2 weeks AU$606 Equivalent to AU$44/day
3 weeks AU$787 Equivalent to AU$38/day
4 weeks AU$969 Equivalent to AU$35/day
5 weeks AU$1151 Equivalent to AU$33/day
6 weeks AU$1333 Equivalent to AU$32/day
8 weeks AU$1697 Equivalent to AU$31/day
10 weeks AU$2060 Equivalent to AU$30/day
12 weeks AU$2424 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Laos

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Volunteer projects available in Laos

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$393 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$643 Equivalent to AU$46/day
3 weeks AU$893 Equivalent to AU$43/day
4 weeks AU$1136 Equivalent to AU$41/day
5 weeks AU$1378 Equivalent to AU$40/day
6 weeks AU$1621 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$1954 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2287 Equivalent to AU$33/day
12 weeks AU$2621 Equivalent to AU$32/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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. The Introduction Week incurs a US$20 surcharge.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Laos generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Madagascar

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$530 Equivalent to AU$76/day
2 weeks AU$909 Equivalent to AU$65/day
3 weeks AU$1212 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1515 Equivalent to AU$55/day
5 weeks AU$1818 Equivalent to AU$52/day
6 weeks AU$2121 Equivalent to AU$51/day
8 weeks AU$2727 Equivalent to AU$49/day
10 weeks AU$3333 Equivalent to AU$48/day
12 weeks AU$3939 Equivalent to AU$47/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$2303 Equivalent to AU$83/day
5 weeks AU$2651 Equivalent to AU$76/day
6 weeks AU$3000 Equivalent to AU$72/day
8 weeks AU$3697 Equivalent to AU$67/day
10 weeks AU$4394 Equivalent to AU$63/day
12 weeks AU$5091 Equivalent to AU$61/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$484 Equivalent to AU$70/day
2 weeks AU$787 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1075 Equivalent to AU$52/day
4 weeks AU$1333 Equivalent to AU$48/day
5 weeks AU$1545 Equivalent to AU$45/day
6 weeks AU$1803 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2318 Equivalent to AU$42/day
10 weeks AU$2833 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3348 Equivalent to AU$40/day
16 weeks AU$4378 Equivalent to AU$40/day
20 weeks AU$5409 Equivalent to AU$39/day
24 weeks AU$6439 Equivalent to AU$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$469 Equivalent to AU$67/day
2 weeks AU$878 Equivalent to AU$63/day
3 weeks AU$1166 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1454 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1742 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2030 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2606 Equivalent to AU$47/day
10 weeks AU$3030 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3454 Equivalent to AU$42/day
16 weeks AU$4303 Equivalent to AU$39/day
20 weeks AU$5151 Equivalent to AU$37/day
24 weeks AU$6000 Equivalent to AU$36/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$378 Equivalent to AU$54/day
2 weeks AU$575 Equivalent to AU$42/day
3 weeks AU$772 Equivalent to AU$37/day
4 weeks AU$969 Equivalent to AU$35/day
5 weeks AU$1166 Equivalent to AU$34/day
6 weeks AU$1363 Equivalent to AU$33/day
8 weeks AU$1727 Equivalent to AU$31/day
10 weeks AU$2090 Equivalent to AU$30/day
12 weeks AU$2454 Equivalent to AU$30/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$1416 Equivalent to AU$102/day
3 weeks AU$2098 Equivalent to AU$100/day
4 weeks AU$2772 Equivalent to AU$99/day
5 weeks AU$3439 Equivalent to AU$99/day
6 weeks AU$4106 Equivalent to AU$98/day
8 weeks AU$5416 Equivalent to AU$97/day
10 weeks AU$6712 Equivalent to AU$96/day
12 weeks AU$7992 Equivalent to AU$96/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$500 Equivalent to AU$72/day
2 weeks AU$863 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1174 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1477 Equivalent to AU$53/day
5 weeks AU$1734 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$1992 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2507 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$3022 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3538 Equivalent to AU$43/day
16 weeks AU$4568 Equivalent to AU$41/day
20 weeks AU$5598 Equivalent to AU$40/day
24 weeks AU$6629 Equivalent to AU$40/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$272 Equivalent to AU$39/day
2 weeks AU$630 Equivalent to AU$45/day
3 weeks AU$924 Equivalent to AU$44/day
4 weeks AU$1112 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1307 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1503 Equivalent to AU$36/day
8 weeks AU$1894 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2284 Equivalent to AU$33/day
12 weeks AU$2675 Equivalent to AU$32/day
16 weeks AU$3457 Equivalent to AU$31/day
20 weeks AU$4239 Equivalent to AU$31/day
24 weeks AU$5021 Equivalent to AU$30/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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.

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$537 Equivalent to AU$77/day
2 weeks AU$768 Equivalent to AU$55/day
3 weeks AU$1059 Equivalent to AU$51/day
4 weeks AU$1319 Equivalent to AU$48/day
5 weeks AU$1580 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1840 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2362 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2883 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3404 Equivalent to AU$41/day
16 weeks AU$4447 Equivalent to AU$40/day
20 weeks AU$5489 Equivalent to AU$40/day
24 weeks AU$6532 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$20 surcharge.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Philippines generally find US$30-50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Portugal

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$765 Equivalent to AU$110/day
2 weeks AU$1177 Equivalent to AU$85/day
3 weeks AU$1589 Equivalent to AU$76/day
4 weeks AU$2001 Equivalent to AU$72/day
5 weeks AU$2413 Equivalent to AU$69/day
6 weeks AU$2825 Equivalent to AU$68/day
8 weeks AU$3650 Equivalent to AU$66/day
10 weeks AU$4557 Equivalent to AU$66/day
12 weeks AU$5382 Equivalent to AU$65/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$1371 Equivalent to AU$196/day
2 weeks AU$2434 Equivalent to AU$174/day
3 weeks AU$3498 Equivalent to AU$167/day
4 weeks AU$4562 Equivalent to AU$163/day
5 weeks AU$5625 Equivalent to AU$161/day
6 weeks AU$6689 Equivalent to AU$160/day
8 weeks AU$8817 Equivalent to AU$158/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$1336 Equivalent to AU$96/day
4 weeks AU$2312 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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 generally find US$65 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses. Volunteers on the Wolf Conservation project generally find US$150 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including meals.

Puerto Rico

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Volunteer projects available in Puerto Rico

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$909 Equivalent to AU$130/day
2 weeks AU$1401 Equivalent to AU$101/day
3 weeks AU$1848 Equivalent to AU$88/day
4 weeks AU$2341 Equivalent to AU$84/day
5 weeks AU$2830 Equivalent to AU$81/day
6 weeks AU$3318 Equivalent to AU$79/day
8 weeks AU$4224 Equivalent to AU$76/day
10 weeks AU$5053 Equivalent to AU$73/day
12 weeks AU$5954 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and in-country tours.

Romania

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$545 Equivalent to AU$78/day
2 weeks AU$863 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1166 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1454 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1727 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2000 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2545 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3091 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3636 Equivalent to AU$44/day
16 weeks AU$4666 Equivalent to AU$42/day
20 weeks AU$5697 Equivalent to AU$41/day
24 weeks AU$6727 Equivalent to AU$41/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$378 Equivalent to AU$54/day
2 weeks AU$636 Equivalent to AU$46/day
3 weeks AU$893 Equivalent to AU$43/day
4 weeks AU$1151 Equivalent to AU$42/day
5 weeks AU$1409 Equivalent to AU$41/day
6 weeks AU$1666 Equivalent to AU$40/day
8 weeks AU$2181 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2697 Equivalent to AU$39/day
12 weeks AU$3212 Equivalent to AU$39/day
16 weeks AU$4242 Equivalent to AU$38/day
20 weeks AU$5272 Equivalent to AU$38/day
24 weeks AU$6303 Equivalent to AU$38/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$484 Equivalent to AU$70/day
2 weeks AU$848 Equivalent to AU$61/day
3 weeks AU$1212 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1575 Equivalent to AU$57/day
5 weeks AU$1939 Equivalent to AU$56/day
6 weeks AU$2303 Equivalent to AU$55/day
8 weeks AU$3030 Equivalent to AU$55/day
10 weeks AU$3757 Equivalent to AU$54/day
12 weeks AU$4485 Equivalent to AU$54/day
16 weeks AU$5939 Equivalent to AU$54/day
20 weeks AU$7394 Equivalent to AU$53/day
24 weeks AU$8848 Equivalent to AU$53/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • 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$453 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$1250 Equivalent to AU$90/day
4 weeks AU$2090 Equivalent to AU$75/day
6 weeks AU$2856 Equivalent to AU$68/day
8 weeks AU$3621 Equivalent to AU$65/day
10 weeks AU$4386 Equivalent to AU$63/day
12 weeks AU$5151 Equivalent to AU$62/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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 generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

South Africa - Table View

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Volunteer projects available in South Africa - Table View

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$492 Equivalent to AU$71/day
2 weeks AU$825 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1265 Equivalent to AU$61/day
4 weeks AU$1734 Equivalent to AU$62/day
5 weeks AU$2189 Equivalent to AU$63/day
6 weeks AU$2628 Equivalent to AU$63/day
8 weeks AU$3507 Equivalent to AU$63/day
10 weeks AU$4386 Equivalent to AU$63/day
12 weeks AU$5265 Equivalent to AU$63/day
16 weeks AU$7023 Equivalent to AU$63/day
20 weeks AU$8780 Equivalent to AU$63/day
24 weeks AU$10538 Equivalent to AU$63/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$560 Equivalent to AU$80/day
2 weeks AU$992 Equivalent to AU$71/day
3 weeks AU$1340 Equivalent to AU$64/day
4 weeks AU$1787 Equivalent to AU$64/day
5 weeks AU$2265 Equivalent to AU$65/day
6 weeks AU$2704 Equivalent to AU$65/day
8 weeks AU$3583 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$4447 Equivalent to AU$64/day
12 weeks AU$5325 Equivalent to AU$64/day
16 weeks AU$7068 Equivalent to AU$64/day
20 weeks AU$8826 Equivalent to AU$64/day
24 weeks AU$10583 Equivalent to AU$63/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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.

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$947 Equivalent to AU$136/day
2 weeks AU$1560 Equivalent to AU$112/day
3 weeks AU$2174 Equivalent to AU$104/day
4 weeks AU$2787 Equivalent to AU$100/day
5 weeks AU$3401 Equivalent to AU$98/day
6 weeks AU$4015 Equivalent to AU$96/day
8 weeks AU$5242 Equivalent to AU$94/day
10 weeks AU$6469 Equivalent to AU$93/day
12 weeks AU$7697 Equivalent to AU$92/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$1439 Equivalent to AU$206/day
2 weeks AU$2378 Equivalent to AU$170/day
3 weeks AU$3318 Equivalent to AU$158/day
4 weeks AU$4257 Equivalent to AU$153/day
5 weeks AU$5197 Equivalent to AU$149/day
6 weeks AU$6136 Equivalent to AU$147/day
8 weeks AU$8015 Equivalent to AU$144/day
10 weeks AU$9894 Equivalent to AU$142/day
12 weeks AU$11773 Equivalent to AU$141/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$537 Equivalent to AU$77/day
2 weeks AU$768 Equivalent to AU$55/day
3 weeks AU$1059 Equivalent to AU$51/day
4 weeks AU$1319 Equivalent to AU$48/day
5 weeks AU$1580 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1840 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2362 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2883 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3404 Equivalent to AU$41/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$1063 Equivalent to AU$76/day
3 weeks AU$1559 Equivalent to AU$75/day
4 weeks AU$2047 Equivalent to AU$74/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$30-50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Tanzania

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$409 Equivalent to AU$59/day
2 weeks AU$590 Equivalent to AU$43/day
3 weeks AU$856 Equivalent to AU$41/day
4 weeks AU$1068 Equivalent to AU$39/day
5 weeks AU$1295 Equivalent to AU$37/day
6 weeks AU$1522 Equivalent to AU$37/day
8 weeks AU$2000 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2500 Equivalent to AU$36/day
12 weeks AU$3000 Equivalent to AU$36/day
16 weeks AU$4000 Equivalent to AU$36/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand

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Volunteer projects available in Thailand

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$757 Equivalent to AU$55/day
3 weeks AU$909 Equivalent to AU$44/day
4 weeks AU$1106 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1287 Equivalent to AU$37/day
6 weeks AU$1454 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1803 Equivalent to AU$33/day
10 weeks AU$2197 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2591 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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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Volunteer projects available in Thailand - Hua Hin

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$424 Equivalent to AU$61/day
2 weeks AU$666 Equivalent to AU$48/day
3 weeks AU$909 Equivalent to AU$44/day
4 weeks AU$1151 Equivalent to AU$42/day
5 weeks AU$1393 Equivalent to AU$40/day
6 weeks AU$1636 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$2000 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2363 Equivalent to AU$34/day
12 weeks AU$2727 Equivalent to AU$33/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$469 Equivalent to AU$67/day
2 weeks AU$742 Equivalent to AU$53/day
3 weeks AU$1015 Equivalent to AU$49/day
4 weeks AU$1287 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1560 Equivalent to AU$45/day
6 weeks AU$1833 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2227 Equivalent to AU$40/day
10 weeks AU$2621 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3015 Equivalent to AU$36/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$924 Equivalent to AU$132/day
2 weeks AU$1469 Equivalent to AU$105/day
3 weeks AU$2022 Equivalent to AU$97/day
4 weeks AU$2568 Equivalent to AU$92/day
5 weeks AU$3121 Equivalent to AU$90/day
6 weeks AU$3666 Equivalent to AU$88/day
8 weeks AU$4689 Equivalent to AU$84/day
10 weeks AU$5636 Equivalent to AU$81/day
12 weeks AU$6659 Equivalent to AU$80/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.

USA - San Diego

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Volunteer projects available in USA - San Diego

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$910 Equivalent to AU$130/day
2 weeks AU$1445 Equivalent to AU$104/day
3 weeks AU$1866 Equivalent to AU$89/day
4 weeks AU$2362 Equivalent to AU$85/day
5 weeks AU$2765 Equivalent to AU$79/day
6 weeks AU$3234 Equivalent to AU$77/day
8 weeks AU$3991 Equivalent to AU$72/day
10 weeks AU$4750 Equivalent to AU$68/day
12 weeks AU$5585 Equivalent to AU$67/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$200 - US$300 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.

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$1545 Equivalent to AU$111/day
4 weeks AU$2666 Equivalent to AU$96/day
6 weeks AU$3788 Equivalent to AU$91/day
8 weeks AU$4909 Equivalent to AU$88/day
10 weeks AU$6030 Equivalent to AU$87/day
12 weeks AU$6939 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$416 Equivalent to AU$60/day
2 weeks AU$659 Equivalent to AU$48/day
3 weeks AU$901 Equivalent to AU$43/day
4 weeks AU$1143 Equivalent to AU$41/day
5 weeks AU$1386 Equivalent to AU$40/day
6 weeks AU$1628 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$1962 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2295 Equivalent to AU$33/day
12 weeks AU$2613 Equivalent to AU$32/day
16 weeks AU$3250 Equivalent to AU$30/day
20 weeks AU$3886 Equivalent to AU$28/day
24 weeks AU$4522 Equivalent to AU$27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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. The Introduction Week incurs a US$25 surcharge. 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 Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh generally find US$30-50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zambia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$409 Equivalent to AU$59/day
2 weeks AU$651 Equivalent to AU$47/day
3 weeks AU$848 Equivalent to AU$41/day
4 weeks AU$1045 Equivalent to AU$38/day
5 weeks AU$1242 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1439 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1833 Equivalent to AU$33/day
10 weeks AU$2227 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2621 Equivalent to AU$32/day
16 weeks AU$3409 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
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zanzibar

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Volunteer projects available in Zanzibar

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$818 Equivalent to AU$117/day
2 weeks AU$1098 Equivalent to AU$79/day
3 weeks AU$1378 Equivalent to AU$66/day
4 weeks AU$1659 Equivalent to AU$60/day
5 weeks AU$1939 Equivalent to AU$56/day
6 weeks AU$2219 Equivalent to AU$53/day
8 weeks AU$2780 Equivalent to AU$50/day
10 weeks AU$3288 Equivalent to AU$47/day
12 weeks AU$3742 Equivalent to AU$45/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$924 Equivalent to AU$132/day
2 weeks AU$1310 Equivalent to AU$94/day
3 weeks AU$1697 Equivalent to AU$81/day
4 weeks AU$2083 Equivalent to AU$75/day
5 weeks AU$2469 Equivalent to AU$71/day
6 weeks AU$2856 Equivalent to AU$68/day
8 weeks AU$3628 Equivalent to AU$65/day
10 weeks AU$4348 Equivalent to AU$63/day
12 weeks AU$5015 Equivalent to AU$60/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$453 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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