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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$932 Equivalent to AU$67/day
3 weeks AU$1158 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1384 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1609 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1835 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2287 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2738 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3190 Equivalent to AU$38/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$435 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$473 Equivalent to AU$68/day
2 weeks AU$786 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1056 Equivalent to AU$51/day
4 weeks AU$1325 Equivalent to AU$48/day
5 weeks AU$1595 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1857 Equivalent to AU$45/day
8 weeks AU$2367 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2862 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3299 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$435 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$1471 Equivalent to AU$211/day
2 weeks AU$2972 Equivalent to AU$213/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$435 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.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Australia generally find US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as weekend lunches and all dinners, and local tours and activities.

Bali - Lovina

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Volunteer projects available in Bali - Lovina

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$509 Equivalent to AU$73/day
2 weeks AU$750 Equivalent to AU$54/day
3 weeks AU$990 Equivalent to AU$48/day
4 weeks AU$1209 Equivalent to AU$44/day
5 weeks AU$1420 Equivalent to AU$41/day
6 weeks AU$1624 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$2017 Equivalent to AU$37/day
10 weeks AU$2411 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2804 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$435 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$473 Equivalent to AU$68/day
2 weeks AU$713 Equivalent to AU$51/day
3 weeks AU$954 Equivalent to AU$46/day
4 weeks AU$1172 Equivalent to AU$42/day
5 weeks AU$1384 Equivalent to AU$40/day
6 weeks AU$1588 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1981 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2374 Equivalent to AU$34/day
12 weeks AU$2768 Equivalent to AU$33/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$946 Equivalent to AU$68/day
3 weeks AU$1384 Equivalent to AU$66/day
4 weeks AU$1821 Equivalent to AU$66/day
5 weeks AU$2199 Equivalent to AU$63/day
6 weeks AU$2578 Equivalent to AU$62/day
8 weeks AU$3248 Equivalent to AU$58/day
10 weeks AU$3919 Equivalent to AU$56/day
12 weeks AU$4589 Equivalent to AU$55/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$435 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$939 Equivalent to AU$135/day
2 weeks AU$1770 Equivalent to AU$127/day
3 weeks AU$2585 Equivalent to AU$124/day
4 weeks AU$3474 Equivalent to AU$125/day
5 weeks AU$4275 Equivalent to AU$123/day
6 weeks AU$5077 Equivalent to AU$121/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$435 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.

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$1245 Equivalent to AU$178/day
2 weeks AU$2374 Equivalent to AU$170/day
3 weeks AU$3503 Equivalent to AU$167/day
4 weeks AU$4632 Equivalent to AU$166/day
5 weeks AU$5761 Equivalent to AU$165/day
6 weeks AU$6891 Equivalent to AU$165/day
8 weeks AU$9149 Equivalent to AU$164/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$435 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$794 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1012 Equivalent to AU$49/day
4 weeks AU$1231 Equivalent to AU$44/day
5 weeks AU$1449 Equivalent to AU$42/day
6 weeks AU$1668 Equivalent to AU$40/day
8 weeks AU$2105 Equivalent to AU$38/day
10 weeks AU$2542 Equivalent to AU$37/day
12 weeks AU$2979 Equivalent to AU$36/day
16 weeks AU$3853 Equivalent to AU$35/day
20 weeks AU$4727 Equivalent to AU$34/day
24 weeks AU$5601 Equivalent to AU$34/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$435 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 (25th February - 4th March 2022), a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnaval. For those who will finish on the week beginning February 21st 2022, US$35 will be added to the program fee to cover the extra cost of your final night. For those who will be on the program during the week beginning February 28th 2022, a US$300 surcharge will be added to the program fee.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Brazil generally find US$150 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.

Cambodia

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Volunteer projects available in Cambodia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$553 Equivalent to AU$40/day
3 weeks AU$750 Equivalent to AU$36/day
4 weeks AU$917 Equivalent to AU$33/day
5 weeks AU$1085 Equivalent to AU$31/day
6 weeks AU$1252 Equivalent to AU$30/day
8 weeks AU$1588 Equivalent to AU$29/day
10 weeks AU$1923 Equivalent to AU$28/day
12 weeks AU$2250 Equivalent to AU$27/day
16 weeks AU$2891 Equivalent to AU$26/day
20 weeks AU$3532 Equivalent to AU$26/day
24 weeks AU$4173 Equivalent to AU$25/day
Cambodia: Medical Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
3 weeks AU$1041 Equivalent to AU$50/day
4 weeks AU$1209 Equivalent to AU$44/day
5 weeks AU$1522 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1689 Equivalent to AU$41/day
8 weeks AU$2025 Equivalent to AU$37/day
10 weeks AU$2505 Equivalent to AU$36/day
12 weeks AU$2833 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$435 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$451 Equivalent to AU$65/day
2 weeks AU$713 Equivalent to AU$51/day
3 weeks AU$976 Equivalent to AU$47/day
4 weeks AU$1238 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1500 Equivalent to AU$43/day
6 weeks AU$1762 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2287 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2811 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3336 Equivalent to AU$40/day
16 weeks AU$4385 Equivalent to AU$40/day
20 weeks AU$5434 Equivalent to AU$39/day
24 weeks AU$6483 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$435 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.

Colombia - Bogota

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Volunteer projects available in Colombia - Bogota

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$393 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$597 Equivalent to AU$43/day
3 weeks AU$786 Equivalent to AU$38/day
4 weeks AU$961 Equivalent to AU$35/day
5 weeks AU$1136 Equivalent to AU$33/day
6 weeks AU$1311 Equivalent to AU$32/day
8 weeks AU$1733 Equivalent to AU$31/day
10 weeks AU$2156 Equivalent to AU$31/day
12 weeks AU$2593 Equivalent to AU$31/day
16 weeks AU$3467 Equivalent to AU$31/day
20 weeks AU$4341 Equivalent to AU$32/day
24 weeks AU$5215 Equivalent to AU$32/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals (Monday to Friday)
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$435 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, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bogota generally find US$60 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Colombia - Cartagena

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Volunteer projects available in Colombia - Cartagena

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$684 Equivalent to AU$49/day
3 weeks AU$946 Equivalent to AU$46/day
4 weeks AU$1150 Equivalent to AU$42/day
5 weeks AU$1398 Equivalent to AU$40/day
6 weeks AU$1638 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$2185 Equivalent to AU$40/day
10 weeks AU$2731 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3277 Equivalent to AU$40/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals (Monday to Friday)
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$435 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 Cartagena generally find US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Costa Rica

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$553 Equivalent to AU$79/day
2 weeks AU$976 Equivalent to AU$70/day
3 weeks AU$1391 Equivalent to AU$67/day
4 weeks AU$1755 Equivalent to AU$63/day
5 weeks AU$2054 Equivalent to AU$59/day
6 weeks AU$2352 Equivalent to AU$56/day
8 weeks AU$2950 Equivalent to AU$53/day
10 weeks AU$3547 Equivalent to AU$51/day
12 weeks AU$4144 Equivalent to AU$50/day
16 weeks AU$5339 Equivalent to AU$48/day
20 weeks AU$6534 Equivalent to AU$47/day
24 weeks AU$7728 Equivalent to AU$46/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$1624 Equivalent to AU$78/day
4 weeks AU$2017 Equivalent to AU$73/day
5 weeks AU$2316 Equivalent to AU$67/day
6 weeks AU$2615 Equivalent to AU$63/day
8 weeks AU$3212 Equivalent to AU$58/day
10 weeks AU$3809 Equivalent to AU$55/day
12 weeks AU$4407 Equivalent to AU$53/day
16 weeks AU$5601 Equivalent to AU$51/day
20 weeks AU$6796 Equivalent to AU$49/day
24 weeks AU$7990 Equivalent to AU$48/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$435 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, Eco-Agriculture and Construction projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project has an extra cost of US$95 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Costa Rica generally find US$150 - US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches (except for Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture Conservation volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

Croatia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$799 Equivalent to AU$115/day
2 weeks AU$1193 Equivalent to AU$86/day
3 weeks AU$1586 Equivalent to AU$76/day
4 weeks AU$1979 Equivalent to AU$71/day
5 weeks AU$2373 Equivalent to AU$68/day
6 weeks AU$2766 Equivalent to AU$66/day
8 weeks AU$3553 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$4340 Equivalent to AU$62/day
12 weeks AU$5126 Equivalent to AU$62/day
Croatia: Marine Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$1318 Equivalent to AU$189/day
2 weeks AU$2207 Equivalent to AU$158/day
3 weeks AU$3103 Equivalent to AU$148/day
4 weeks AU$3897 Equivalent to AU$140/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$435 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$393 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$582 Equivalent to AU$42/day
3 weeks AU$779 Equivalent to AU$38/day
4 weeks AU$983 Equivalent to AU$36/day
5 weeks AU$1209 Equivalent to AU$35/day
6 weeks AU$1405 Equivalent to AU$34/day
8 weeks AU$1784 Equivalent to AU$32/day
10 weeks AU$2250 Equivalent to AU$33/day
12 weeks AU$2585 Equivalent to AU$31/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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$531 Equivalent to AU$76/day
2 weeks AU$721 Equivalent to AU$52/day
3 weeks AU$961 Equivalent to AU$46/day
4 weeks AU$1158 Equivalent to AU$42/day
5 weeks AU$1398 Equivalent to AU$40/day
6 weeks AU$1595 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1974 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2454 Equivalent to AU$36/day
12 weeks AU$2775 Equivalent to AU$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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$539 Equivalent to AU$77/day
2 weeks AU$786 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1034 Equivalent to AU$50/day
4 weeks AU$1282 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1500 Equivalent to AU$43/day
6 weeks AU$1726 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2178 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2629 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3081 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$435 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 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$393 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$597 Equivalent to AU$43/day
3 weeks AU$772 Equivalent to AU$37/day
4 weeks AU$946 Equivalent to AU$34/day
5 weeks AU$1121 Equivalent to AU$33/day
6 weeks AU$1340 Equivalent to AU$32/day
8 weeks AU$1762 Equivalent to AU$32/day
10 weeks AU$2185 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2622 Equivalent to AU$32/day
16 weeks AU$3525 Equivalent to AU$32/day
20 weeks AU$4428 Equivalent to AU$32/day
24 weeks AU$5332 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$435 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$480 Equivalent to AU$69/day
2 weeks AU$830 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1129 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1420 Equivalent to AU$51/day
5 weeks AU$1668 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1915 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2411 Equivalent to AU$44/day
10 weeks AU$2906 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3401 Equivalent to AU$41/day
16 weeks AU$4392 Equivalent to AU$40/day
20 weeks AU$5383 Equivalent to AU$39/day
24 weeks AU$6373 Equivalent to AU$38/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$435 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.
  • 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$364 Equivalent to AU$52/day
2 weeks AU$466 Equivalent to AU$34/day
3 weeks AU$641 Equivalent to AU$31/day
4 weeks AU$815 Equivalent to AU$30/day
5 weeks AU$990 Equivalent to AU$29/day
6 weeks AU$1165 Equivalent to AU$28/day
8 weeks AU$1515 Equivalent to AU$28/day
10 weeks AU$1864 Equivalent to AU$27/day
12 weeks AU$2214 Equivalent to AU$27/day
16 weeks AU$2913 Equivalent to AU$27/day
20 weeks AU$3613 Equivalent to AU$26/day
24 weeks AU$4312 Equivalent to AU$26/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • 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$435 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 Delhi generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

India - Kerala

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Volunteer projects available in India - Kerala

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$611 Equivalent to AU$88/day
2 weeks AU$823 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1034 Equivalent to AU$50/day
4 weeks AU$1245 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1456 Equivalent to AU$42/day
6 weeks AU$1668 Equivalent to AU$40/day
8 weeks AU$2090 Equivalent to AU$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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 and Dentistry projects have a minimum duration of 2 weeks and a surcharge of US$60 per week for training and resources used on these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Kerala generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Italy - Rome

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$1303 Equivalent to AU$94/day
3 weeks AU$1770 Equivalent to AU$85/day
4 weeks AU$2236 Equivalent to AU$80/day
5 weeks AU$2702 Equivalent to AU$78/day
6 weeks AU$3168 Equivalent to AU$76/day
8 weeks AU$4101 Equivalent to AU$74/day
10 weeks AU$5033 Equivalent to AU$72/day
12 weeks AU$5965 Equivalent to AU$72/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$435 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$575 Equivalent to AU$83/day
2 weeks AU$1041 Equivalent to AU$75/day
3 weeks AU$1456 Equivalent to AU$70/day
4 weeks AU$1857 Equivalent to AU$67/day
5 weeks AU$2243 Equivalent to AU$65/day
6 weeks AU$2615 Equivalent to AU$63/day
8 weeks AU$3336 Equivalent to AU$60/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$435 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$939 Equivalent to AU$135/day
2 weeks AU$1435 Equivalent to AU$103/day
3 weeks AU$1930 Equivalent to AU$92/day
4 weeks AU$2425 Equivalent to AU$87/day
5 weeks AU$2921 Equivalent to AU$84/day
6 weeks AU$3416 Equivalent to AU$82/day
8 weeks AU$4407 Equivalent to AU$79/day
10 weeks AU$5397 Equivalent to AU$78/day
12 weeks AU$6388 Equivalent to AU$77/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$435 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$407 Equivalent to AU$59/day
2 weeks AU$582 Equivalent to AU$42/day
3 weeks AU$757 Equivalent to AU$37/day
4 weeks AU$932 Equivalent to AU$34/day
5 weeks AU$1107 Equivalent to AU$32/day
6 weeks AU$1282 Equivalent to AU$31/day
8 weeks AU$1631 Equivalent to AU$30/day
10 weeks AU$1981 Equivalent to AU$29/day
12 weeks AU$2331 Equivalent to AU$28/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$435 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 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$378 Equivalent to AU$54/day
2 weeks AU$619 Equivalent to AU$45/day
3 weeks AU$859 Equivalent to AU$41/day
4 weeks AU$1092 Equivalent to AU$39/day
5 weeks AU$1325 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1558 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1879 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2199 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2520 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
  • 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$435 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.
2 weeks AU$874 Equivalent to AU$63/day
3 weeks AU$1165 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1456 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1748 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2039 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2622 Equivalent to AU$47/day
10 weeks AU$3205 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3787 Equivalent to AU$46/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$2214 Equivalent to AU$80/day
5 weeks AU$2549 Equivalent to AU$73/day
6 weeks AU$2884 Equivalent to AU$69/day
8 weeks AU$3554 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$4224 Equivalent to AU$61/day
12 weeks AU$4895 Equivalent to AU$59/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$435 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$466 Equivalent to AU$67/day
2 weeks AU$757 Equivalent to AU$55/day
3 weeks AU$1034 Equivalent to AU$50/day
4 weeks AU$1282 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1486 Equivalent to AU$43/day
6 weeks AU$1733 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2229 Equivalent to AU$40/day
10 weeks AU$2724 Equivalent to AU$39/day
12 weeks AU$3219 Equivalent to AU$39/day
16 weeks AU$4210 Equivalent to AU$38/day
20 weeks AU$5201 Equivalent to AU$38/day
24 weeks AU$6191 Equivalent to AU$37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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$451 Equivalent to AU$65/day
2 weeks AU$844 Equivalent to AU$61/day
3 weeks AU$1121 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1398 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1675 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1952 Equivalent to AU$47/day
8 weeks AU$2505 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$2913 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3321 Equivalent to AU$40/day
16 weeks AU$4137 Equivalent to AU$37/day
20 weeks AU$4953 Equivalent to AU$36/day
24 weeks AU$5769 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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$364 Equivalent to AU$52/day
2 weeks AU$553 Equivalent to AU$40/day
3 weeks AU$743 Equivalent to AU$36/day
4 weeks AU$932 Equivalent to AU$34/day
5 weeks AU$1121 Equivalent to AU$33/day
6 weeks AU$1311 Equivalent to AU$32/day
8 weeks AU$1660 Equivalent to AU$30/day
10 weeks AU$2010 Equivalent to AU$29/day
12 weeks AU$2360 Equivalent to AU$29/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$435 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$1362 Equivalent to AU$98/day
3 weeks AU$2017 Equivalent to AU$97/day
4 weeks AU$2666 Equivalent to AU$96/day
5 weeks AU$3307 Equivalent to AU$95/day
6 weeks AU$3948 Equivalent to AU$94/day
8 weeks AU$5208 Equivalent to AU$93/day
10 weeks AU$6453 Equivalent to AU$93/day
12 weeks AU$7685 Equivalent to AU$92/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$435 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$480 Equivalent to AU$69/day
2 weeks AU$830 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1129 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1420 Equivalent to AU$51/day
5 weeks AU$1668 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1915 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2411 Equivalent to AU$44/day
10 weeks AU$2906 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3401 Equivalent to AU$41/day
16 weeks AU$4392 Equivalent to AU$40/day
20 weeks AU$5383 Equivalent to AU$39/day
24 weeks AU$6373 Equivalent to AU$38/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$435 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.
  • 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$262 Equivalent to AU$38/day
2 weeks AU$606 Equivalent to AU$44/day
3 weeks AU$888 Equivalent to AU$43/day
4 weeks AU$1069 Equivalent to AU$39/day
5 weeks AU$1257 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1445 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1821 Equivalent to AU$33/day
10 weeks AU$2196 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2572 Equivalent to AU$31/day
16 weeks AU$3324 Equivalent to AU$30/day
20 weeks AU$4076 Equivalent to AU$30/day
24 weeks AU$4828 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
  • 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$435 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 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$378 Equivalent to AU$54/day
2 weeks AU$619 Equivalent to AU$45/day
3 weeks AU$859 Equivalent to AU$41/day
4 weeks AU$1092 Equivalent to AU$39/day
5 weeks AU$1325 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1558 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1879 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2199 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2476 Equivalent to AU$30/day
16 weeks AU$3030 Equivalent to AU$28/day
20 weeks AU$3583 Equivalent to AU$26/day
24 weeks AU$4137 Equivalent to AU$25/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$435 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$662 Equivalent to AU$95/day
2 weeks AU$1012 Equivalent to AU$73/day
3 weeks AU$1362 Equivalent to AU$65/day
4 weeks AU$1711 Equivalent to AU$62/day
5 weeks AU$2061 Equivalent to AU$59/day
6 weeks AU$2411 Equivalent to AU$58/day
8 weeks AU$3110 Equivalent to AU$56/day
10 weeks AU$3882 Equivalent to AU$56/day
12 weeks AU$4581 Equivalent to AU$55/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$1318 Equivalent to AU$189/day
2 weeks AU$2207 Equivalent to AU$158/day
3 weeks AU$3103 Equivalent to AU$148/day
4 weeks AU$3897 Equivalent to AU$140/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$1238 Equivalent to AU$89/day
4 weeks AU$2170 Equivalent to AU$78/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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$874 Equivalent to AU$125/day
2 weeks AU$1347 Equivalent to AU$97/day
3 weeks AU$1777 Equivalent to AU$85/day
4 weeks AU$2250 Equivalent to AU$81/day
5 weeks AU$2721 Equivalent to AU$78/day
6 weeks AU$3190 Equivalent to AU$76/day
8 weeks AU$4061 Equivalent to AU$73/day
10 weeks AU$4858 Equivalent to AU$70/day
12 weeks AU$5725 Equivalent to AU$69/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$435 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$524 Equivalent to AU$75/day
2 weeks AU$830 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1121 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1398 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1660 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1923 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2447 Equivalent to AU$44/day
10 weeks AU$2972 Equivalent to AU$43/day
12 weeks AU$3496 Equivalent to AU$42/day
16 weeks AU$4487 Equivalent to AU$41/day
20 weeks AU$5477 Equivalent to AU$40/day
24 weeks AU$6468 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$435 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$364 Equivalent to AU$52/day
2 weeks AU$611 Equivalent to AU$44/day
3 weeks AU$859 Equivalent to AU$41/day
4 weeks AU$1107 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1354 Equivalent to AU$39/day
6 weeks AU$1602 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$2097 Equivalent to AU$38/day
10 weeks AU$2593 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3088 Equivalent to AU$37/day
16 weeks AU$4079 Equivalent to AU$37/day
20 weeks AU$5069 Equivalent to AU$37/day
24 weeks AU$6060 Equivalent to AU$37/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$466 Equivalent to AU$67/day
2 weeks AU$815 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1165 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1515 Equivalent to AU$55/day
5 weeks AU$1864 Equivalent to AU$54/day
6 weeks AU$2214 Equivalent to AU$53/day
8 weeks AU$2913 Equivalent to AU$53/day
10 weeks AU$3613 Equivalent to AU$52/day
12 weeks AU$4312 Equivalent to AU$52/day
16 weeks AU$5710 Equivalent to AU$51/day
20 weeks AU$7109 Equivalent to AU$51/day
24 weeks AU$8508 Equivalent to AU$51/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$435 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$1201 Equivalent to AU$86/day
4 weeks AU$2010 Equivalent to AU$72/day
6 weeks AU$2746 Equivalent to AU$66/day
8 weeks AU$3481 Equivalent to AU$63/day
10 weeks AU$4217 Equivalent to AU$61/day
12 weeks AU$4953 Equivalent to AU$59/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$435 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$473 Equivalent to AU$68/day
2 weeks AU$794 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1216 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1668 Equivalent to AU$60/day
5 weeks AU$2105 Equivalent to AU$61/day
6 weeks AU$2527 Equivalent to AU$61/day
8 weeks AU$3372 Equivalent to AU$61/day
10 weeks AU$4217 Equivalent to AU$61/day
12 weeks AU$5062 Equivalent to AU$61/day
16 weeks AU$6752 Equivalent to AU$61/day
20 weeks AU$8442 Equivalent to AU$61/day
24 weeks AU$10132 Equivalent to AU$61/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$539 Equivalent to AU$77/day
2 weeks AU$954 Equivalent to AU$69/day
3 weeks AU$1289 Equivalent to AU$62/day
4 weeks AU$1719 Equivalent to AU$62/day
5 weeks AU$2178 Equivalent to AU$63/day
6 weeks AU$2600 Equivalent to AU$62/day
8 weeks AU$3445 Equivalent to AU$62/day
10 weeks AU$4275 Equivalent to AU$62/day
12 weeks AU$5120 Equivalent to AU$61/day
16 weeks AU$6796 Equivalent to AU$61/day
20 weeks AU$8486 Equivalent to AU$61/day
24 weeks AU$10176 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$435 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$910 Equivalent to AU$130/day
2 weeks AU$1500 Equivalent to AU$108/day
3 weeks AU$2090 Equivalent to AU$100/day
4 weeks AU$2680 Equivalent to AU$96/day
5 weeks AU$3270 Equivalent to AU$94/day
6 weeks AU$3860 Equivalent to AU$92/day
8 weeks AU$5040 Equivalent to AU$90/day
10 weeks AU$6220 Equivalent to AU$89/day
12 weeks AU$7400 Equivalent to AU$89/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$1384 Equivalent to AU$198/day
2 weeks AU$2287 Equivalent to AU$164/day
3 weeks AU$3190 Equivalent to AU$152/day
4 weeks AU$4093 Equivalent to AU$147/day
5 weeks AU$4997 Equivalent to AU$143/day
6 weeks AU$5900 Equivalent to AU$141/day
8 weeks AU$7706 Equivalent to AU$138/day
10 weeks AU$9513 Equivalent to AU$136/day
12 weeks AU$11319 Equivalent to AU$135/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$435 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$458 Equivalent to AU$66/day
2 weeks AU$648 Equivalent to AU$47/day
3 weeks AU$866 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1085 Equivalent to AU$39/day
5 weeks AU$1296 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1515 Equivalent to AU$37/day
8 weeks AU$1952 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2389 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2826 Equivalent to AU$34/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$830 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1209 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1588 Equivalent to AU$57/day
Sri Lanka: Wild Elephant Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$1471 Equivalent to AU$106/day
3 weeks AU$1791 Equivalent to AU$86/day
4 weeks AU$2112 Equivalent to AU$76/day
5 weeks AU$2432 Equivalent to AU$70/day
6 weeks AU$2753 Equivalent to AU$66/day
8 weeks AU$3394 Equivalent to AU$61/day
10 weeks AU$4035 Equivalent to AU$58/day
12 weeks AU$4676 Equivalent to AU$56/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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$393 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$568 Equivalent to AU$41/day
3 weeks AU$823 Equivalent to AU$40/day
4 weeks AU$1027 Equivalent to AU$37/day
5 weeks AU$1245 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1464 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1923 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2403 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2884 Equivalent to AU$35/day
16 weeks AU$3846 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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.
  • Independent volunteers under the age of 18 will have an additional cost of US$80 per week added to their program fee to cover extra logistical support provided by the local team. The Medical project has an additional surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision, materials, and logistics involved. The Animal Welfare project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 which covers costs involved in supervision and transport, and goes directly to the veterinarian volunteers are working with. The Sustainable Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 and the Construction and Renovation project has an additional surcharge of US$49 per week which covers supervision, materials and logistics involved with these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Tanzania generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand

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Volunteer projects available in Thailand

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$728 Equivalent to AU$52/day
3 weeks AU$874 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1063 Equivalent to AU$38/day
5 weeks AU$1238 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1398 Equivalent to AU$34/day
8 weeks AU$1733 Equivalent to AU$31/day
10 weeks AU$2112 Equivalent to AU$31/day
12 weeks AU$2491 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
  • 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$435 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$407 Equivalent to AU$59/day
2 weeks AU$641 Equivalent to AU$46/day
3 weeks AU$874 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1107 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1340 Equivalent to AU$39/day
6 weeks AU$1573 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1923 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2272 Equivalent to AU$33/day
12 weeks AU$2622 Equivalent to AU$32/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$451 Equivalent to AU$65/day
2 weeks AU$713 Equivalent to AU$51/day
3 weeks AU$976 Equivalent to AU$47/day
4 weeks AU$1238 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1500 Equivalent to AU$43/day
6 weeks AU$1762 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2141 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2520 Equivalent to AU$36/day
12 weeks AU$2899 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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$435 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$888 Equivalent to AU$127/day
2 weeks AU$1413 Equivalent to AU$101/day
3 weeks AU$1944 Equivalent to AU$93/day
4 weeks AU$2469 Equivalent to AU$89/day
5 weeks AU$3001 Equivalent to AU$86/day
6 weeks AU$3525 Equivalent to AU$84/day
8 weeks AU$4509 Equivalent to AU$81/day
10 weeks AU$5419 Equivalent to AU$78/day
12 weeks AU$6402 Equivalent to AU$77/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$435 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$875 Equivalent to AU$125/day
2 weeks AU$1389 Equivalent to AU$100/day
3 weeks AU$1794 Equivalent to AU$86/day
4 weeks AU$2271 Equivalent to AU$82/day
5 weeks AU$2658 Equivalent to AU$76/day
6 weeks AU$3110 Equivalent to AU$75/day
8 weeks AU$3837 Equivalent to AU$69/day
10 weeks AU$4567 Equivalent to AU$66/day
12 weeks AU$5370 Equivalent to AU$64/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$435 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.

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$1486 Equivalent to AU$107/day
4 weeks AU$2564 Equivalent to AU$92/day
6 weeks AU$3642 Equivalent to AU$87/day
8 weeks AU$4720 Equivalent to AU$85/day
10 weeks AU$5798 Equivalent to AU$83/day
12 weeks AU$6672 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
  • 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$435 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$400 Equivalent to AU$58/day
2 weeks AU$633 Equivalent to AU$46/day
3 weeks AU$866 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1099 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1333 Equivalent to AU$39/day
6 weeks AU$1566 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1886 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2207 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2513 Equivalent to AU$30/day
16 weeks AU$3125 Equivalent to AU$28/day
20 weeks AU$3736 Equivalent to AU$27/day
24 weeks AU$4348 Equivalent to AU$26/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$435 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.
  • 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$393 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$626 Equivalent to AU$45/day
3 weeks AU$815 Equivalent to AU$39/day
4 weeks AU$1005 Equivalent to AU$36/day
5 weeks AU$1194 Equivalent to AU$35/day
6 weeks AU$1384 Equivalent to AU$33/day
8 weeks AU$1762 Equivalent to AU$32/day
10 weeks AU$2141 Equivalent to AU$31/day
12 weeks AU$2520 Equivalent to AU$30/day
16 weeks AU$3277 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
  • 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$435 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$786 Equivalent to AU$113/day
2 weeks AU$1056 Equivalent to AU$76/day
3 weeks AU$1325 Equivalent to AU$64/day
4 weeks AU$1595 Equivalent to AU$57/day
5 weeks AU$1864 Equivalent to AU$54/day
6 weeks AU$2134 Equivalent to AU$51/day
8 weeks AU$2673 Equivalent to AU$48/day
10 weeks AU$3161 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3598 Equivalent to AU$43/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$888 Equivalent to AU$127/day
2 weeks AU$1260 Equivalent to AU$90/day
3 weeks AU$1631 Equivalent to AU$78/day
4 weeks AU$2003 Equivalent to AU$72/day
5 weeks AU$2374 Equivalent to AU$68/day
6 weeks AU$2746 Equivalent to AU$66/day
8 weeks AU$3489 Equivalent to AU$63/day
10 weeks AU$4181 Equivalent to AU$60/day
12 weeks AU$4822 Equivalent to AU$58/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$435 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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