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Argentina - Buenos Aires

Explore volunteering in Argentina - Buenos Aires

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.
1 week AU$621 Equivalent to AU$89/day
2 weeks AU$946 Equivalent to AU$68/day
3 weeks AU$1176 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1405 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1634 Equivalent to AU$47/day
6 weeks AU$1864 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2322 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2781 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3240 Equivalent to AU$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 per week, while the Healthcare project and Medical Outreach project has an extra cost of US$65 per week. These extra costs cover the supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Buenos Aires generally find US$160 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Argentina - Cordoba

Explore volunteering in Argentina - Cordoba
Duration
Program 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$798 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1072 Equivalent to AU$51/day
4 weeks AU$1346 Equivalent to AU$48/day
5 weeks AU$1620 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1886 Equivalent to AU$45/day
8 weeks AU$2404 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2907 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3351 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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, while the Holiday Experience project has an extra cost of US$125 per week. These extra costs cover the supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cordoba generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Australia

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Volunteer projects available in Australia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$1494 Equivalent to AU$213/day
2 weeks AU$3018 Equivalent to AU$216/day
3 weeks AU$4468 Equivalent to AU$213/day
4 weeks AU$5918 Equivalent to AU$211/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and weekday lunches
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Program Fees for the Australia program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$430 late change/cancellation fee.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transport to and from the airport.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Australia generally find US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as weekend lunches and all dinners, and local tours and activities.
  • Program Fees for the Australia program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$430 late change/cancellation fee.

Bali - Lovina

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Volunteer projects available in Bali - Lovina

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$591 Equivalent to AU$85/day
2 weeks AU$868 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1152 Equivalent to AU$55/day
4 weeks AU$1407 Equivalent to AU$50/day
5 weeks AU$1646 Equivalent to AU$47/day
6 weeks AU$1886 Equivalent to AU$45/day
8 weeks AU$2343 Equivalent to AU$42/day
10 weeks AU$2800 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3257 Equivalent to AU$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The School and Community Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bali - Lovina generally find US$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Bali - Ubud

Explore volunteering in Bali - Ubud
Duration
Program 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$532 Equivalent to AU$76/day
2 weeks AU$801 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1071 Equivalent to AU$51/day
4 weeks AU$1347 Equivalent to AU$48/day
5 weeks AU$1609 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1841 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2299 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2756 Equivalent to AU$39/day
12 weeks AU$3213 Equivalent to AU$38/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$1097 Equivalent to AU$78/day
3 weeks AU$1611 Equivalent to AU$77/day
4 weeks AU$2117 Equivalent to AU$76/day
5 weeks AU$2556 Equivalent to AU$73/day
6 weeks AU$3003 Equivalent to AU$72/day
8 weeks AU$3778 Equivalent to AU$67/day
10 weeks AU$4561 Equivalent to AU$65/day
12 weeks AU$5336 Equivalent to AU$64/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Please note that if you choose the 1-week Introduction, the surcharge will only start from your second week. You can find the schedule outlined on the program page.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bali - Ubud generally find US$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Belize

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Volunteer projects available in Belize

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$1516 Equivalent to AU$303/day
2 weeks AU$2885 Equivalent to AU$289/day
3 weeks AU$4253 Equivalent to AU$284/day
4 weeks AU$5622 Equivalent to AU$281/day
5 weeks AU$6990 Equivalent to AU$280/day
6 weeks AU$8359 Equivalent to AU$279/day
8 weeks AU$11096 Equivalent to AU$277/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, and transport to and from the airport.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Belize generally find US$200 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including accommodation and meals on the mainland for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: Volunteers will need to budget an extra US$30 per week for Marine Conservation Park fees and US$30 per week for dive gear rental.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$550 late change/cancellation fee.

Brazil

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Volunteer projects available in Brazil

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$806 Equivalent to AU$58/day
3 weeks AU$1028 Equivalent to AU$49/day
4 weeks AU$1250 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1472 Equivalent to AU$42/day
6 weeks AU$1694 Equivalent to AU$40/day
8 weeks AU$2137 Equivalent to AU$38/day
10 weeks AU$2581 Equivalent to AU$37/day
12 weeks AU$3025 Equivalent to AU$36/day
16 weeks AU$3913 Equivalent to AU$35/day
20 weeks AU$4801 Equivalent to AU$34/day
24 weeks AU$5688 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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 Carnival festival (scheduled for February 16th - 23rd, 2023) , a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnival. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee for the week of February 21st. If your duration finishes on Saturday 18th February, a surcharge of US$100 will apply.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Brazil generally find US$250 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnival festival (scheduled for February 16th - 22nd, 2023) , a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnival. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee.

Cambodia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$599 Equivalent to AU$43/day
3 weeks AU$798 Equivalent to AU$38/day
4 weeks AU$969 Equivalent to AU$35/day
5 weeks AU$1139 Equivalent to AU$33/day
6 weeks AU$1309 Equivalent to AU$31/day
8 weeks AU$1649 Equivalent to AU$29/day
10 weeks AU$1989 Equivalent to AU$28/day
12 weeks AU$2322 Equivalent to AU$28/day
16 weeks AU$2973 Equivalent to AU$27/day
20 weeks AU$3624 Equivalent to AU$26/day
24 weeks AU$4275 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.
4 weeks AU$1264 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1583 Equivalent to AU$45/day
6 weeks AU$1753 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2093 Equivalent to AU$37/day
10 weeks AU$2581 Equivalent to AU$37/day
12 weeks AU$2914 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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 project has an extra cost of US$10 per week to cover the resources that the local team donate to the placements, i.e. food and snacks, while the Medical project has a separate fees table (please see the Cambodia Medical project page) to cover the support you receive from the hospital staff.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cambodia generally find US$50-80 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

China

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Volunteer projects available in China

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$458 Equivalent to AU$66/day
2 weeks AU$724 Equivalent to AU$52/day
3 weeks AU$991 Equivalent to AU$47/day
4 weeks AU$1257 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1523 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1790 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2322 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2855 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3388 Equivalent to AU$40/day
16 weeks AU$4453 Equivalent to AU$40/day
20 weeks AU$5518 Equivalent to AU$39/day
24 weeks AU$6583 Equivalent to AU$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in China generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Costa Rica

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$621 Equivalent to AU$89/day
2 weeks AU$1050 Equivalent to AU$75/day
3 weeks AU$1464 Equivalent to AU$70/day
4 weeks AU$1827 Equivalent to AU$65/day
5 weeks AU$2130 Equivalent to AU$61/day
6 weeks AU$2433 Equivalent to AU$58/day
8 weeks AU$3040 Equivalent to AU$54/day
10 weeks AU$3647 Equivalent to AU$52/day
12 weeks AU$4253 Equivalent to AU$51/day
16 weeks AU$5466 Equivalent to AU$49/day
20 weeks AU$6680 Equivalent to AU$48/day
24 weeks AU$7893 Equivalent to AU$47/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$1686 Equivalent to AU$80/day
4 weeks AU$2071 Equivalent to AU$74/day
5 weeks AU$2374 Equivalent to AU$68/day
6 weeks AU$2677 Equivalent to AU$64/day
8 weeks AU$3284 Equivalent to AU$59/day
10 weeks AU$3883 Equivalent to AU$55/day
12 weeks AU$4490 Equivalent to AU$53/day
16 weeks AU$5703 Equivalent to AU$51/day
20 weeks AU$6916 Equivalent to AU$49/day
24 weeks AU$8129 Equivalent to AU$48/day
Costa Rica: Volunteer Summer Camp for Independent Teens Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$2655 Equivalent to AU$379/day
2 weeks AU$4867 Equivalent to AU$348/day
3 weeks AU$7375 Equivalent to AU$351/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Turtle Conservation, Healthcare, Dental, Eco-Agriculture, Holiday Experience and Construction projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$790
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Costa Rica generally find US$150 - US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses. For Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture projects, volunteers can bring less spending money as the location is remote and all meals will be provided.

Croatia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$895 Equivalent to AU$128/day
2 weeks AU$1442 Equivalent to AU$103/day
3 weeks AU$1989 Equivalent to AU$95/day
4 weeks AU$2537 Equivalent to AU$91/day
5 weeks AU$3084 Equivalent to AU$88/day
6 weeks AU$3632 Equivalent to AU$86/day
8 weeks AU$4727 Equivalent to AU$84/day
10 weeks AU$5821 Equivalent to AU$83/day
12 weeks AU$6916 Equivalent to AU$82/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$1590 Equivalent to AU$227/day
2 weeks AU$2655 Equivalent to AU$190/day
3 weeks AU$3868 Equivalent to AU$184/day
4 weeks AU$5082 Equivalent to AU$182/day
5 weeks AU$6147 Equivalent to AU$176/day
6 weeks AU$7212 Equivalent to AU$172/day
8 weeks AU$9343 Equivalent to AU$167/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Ecuador - Quito

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$399 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$591 Equivalent to AU$42/day
3 weeks AU$791 Equivalent to AU$38/day
4 weeks AU$998 Equivalent to AU$36/day
5 weeks AU$1228 Equivalent to AU$35/day
6 weeks AU$1427 Equivalent to AU$34/day
8 weeks AU$1812 Equivalent to AU$32/day
10 weeks AU$2285 Equivalent to AU$33/day
12 weeks AU$2626 Equivalent to AU$31/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Quito generally find US$50 - US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, water bottles and local tours and activities. Please note that if you wish to make any payment to the local team whilst on the program, this will need to be done via cash or bank transfer.

Ecuador - Santa Elena

Explore volunteering in Ecuador - Santa Elena
Duration
Program 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$540 Equivalent to AU$77/day
2 weeks AU$732 Equivalent to AU$52/day
3 weeks AU$976 Equivalent to AU$47/day
4 weeks AU$1176 Equivalent to AU$42/day
5 weeks AU$1420 Equivalent to AU$41/day
6 weeks AU$1620 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$2004 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2492 Equivalent to AU$36/day
12 weeks AU$2818 Equivalent to AU$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Animal Care and Environmental Education projects also have an extra cost of US$40 for materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Santa Elena generally find US$50 - US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, Spanish language lessons, and local tours and activities. Please note that if you wish to make any payment to the local team whilst on the program, this will need to be done via cash or bank transfer.

Fiji

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Volunteer projects available in Fiji

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$628 Equivalent to AU$90/day
2 weeks AU$912 Equivalent to AU$65/day
3 weeks AU$1204 Equivalent to AU$57/day
4 weeks AU$1488 Equivalent to AU$53/day
5 weeks AU$1742 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2004 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2528 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$3052 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3575 Equivalent to AU$43/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Please note that if you choose the Introduction Week option, the surcharge will only start from your second week.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Fiji generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Ghana

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$399 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$606 Equivalent to AU$43/day
3 weeks AU$784 Equivalent to AU$37/day
4 weeks AU$961 Equivalent to AU$34/day
5 weeks AU$1139 Equivalent to AU$33/day
6 weeks AU$1361 Equivalent to AU$32/day
8 weeks AU$1790 Equivalent to AU$32/day
10 weeks AU$2219 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2663 Equivalent to AU$32/day
16 weeks AU$3580 Equivalent to AU$32/day
20 weeks AU$4497 Equivalent to AU$32/day
24 weeks AU$5415 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Agriculture and Construction and Renovation projects have an extra cost of US$49 per week for additional supervision, materials and logistics involved. The Health Education and Outreach project has a one-off payment of US$520.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Ghana generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including water, toilet paper, transport and miscellaneous spending.

Greece - Athens

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$895 Equivalent to AU$128/day
2 weeks AU$1442 Equivalent to AU$103/day
3 weeks AU$1989 Equivalent to AU$95/day
4 weeks AU$2537 Equivalent to AU$91/day
5 weeks AU$3084 Equivalent to AU$88/day
6 weeks AU$3632 Equivalent to AU$86/day
8 weeks AU$4727 Equivalent to AU$84/day
10 weeks AU$5821 Equivalent to AU$83/day
12 weeks AU$6916 Equivalent to AU$82/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers on Athens based projects generally find US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including transportation and miscellaneous spending.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Guatemala

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$532 Equivalent to AU$76/day
2 weeks AU$902 Equivalent to AU$64/day
3 weeks AU$1183 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1457 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1731 Equivalent to AU$49/day
6 weeks AU$2004 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2552 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3099 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3647 Equivalent to AU$43/day
16 weeks AU$4741 Equivalent to AU$42/day
20 weeks AU$5836 Equivalent to AU$42/day
24 weeks AU$6931 Equivalent to AU$41/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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, Dental, Construction, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Mayan Cultural Immersion and Holiday Experience projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$555.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Guatemala generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches (except for Beach and Turtle Conservation and Mayan Cultural Immersion volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

India - Delhi

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Volunteer projects available in India - Delhi

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$369 Equivalent to AU$53/day
2 weeks AU$473 Equivalent to AU$34/day
3 weeks AU$650 Equivalent to AU$31/day
4 weeks AU$828 Equivalent to AU$30/day
5 weeks AU$1006 Equivalent to AU$29/day
6 weeks AU$1183 Equivalent to AU$28/day
8 weeks AU$1538 Equivalent to AU$27/day
10 weeks AU$1893 Equivalent to AU$27/day
12 weeks AU$2248 Equivalent to AU$27/day
16 weeks AU$2959 Equivalent to AU$26/day
20 weeks AU$3669 Equivalent to AU$26/day
24 weeks AU$4379 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, return transport to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Delhi generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

India - Kerala

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$621 Equivalent to AU$89/day
2 weeks AU$835 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1050 Equivalent to AU$50/day
4 weeks AU$1264 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1479 Equivalent to AU$42/day
6 weeks AU$1694 Equivalent to AU$40/day
8 weeks AU$2123 Equivalent to AU$38/day
10 weeks AU$2552 Equivalent to AU$36/day
12 weeks AU$2981 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Physical Therapy and Dentistry projects have a minimum duration of 2 weeks. A surcharge of US$60 per week for the Medical and Physical Therapy projects, and US$50 per week for the Dentistry project, for training and resources used on these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Kerala generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Italy - Rome

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$1324 Equivalent to AU$95/day
3 weeks AU$1797 Equivalent to AU$86/day
4 weeks AU$2271 Equivalent to AU$81/day
5 weeks AU$2744 Equivalent to AU$78/day
6 weeks AU$3217 Equivalent to AU$77/day
8 weeks AU$4164 Equivalent to AU$74/day
10 weeks AU$5111 Equivalent to AU$73/day
12 weeks AU$6058 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Rome generally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunches, transport and miscellaneous spending.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Jamaica

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$739 Equivalent to AU$106/day
2 weeks AU$1330 Equivalent to AU$95/day
3 weeks AU$1871 Equivalent to AU$89/day
4 weeks AU$2380 Equivalent to AU$85/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$400 -$500 per week to be sufficient for additional expenses.

Jordan

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$998 Equivalent to AU$143/day
2 weeks AU$1457 Equivalent to AU$104/day
3 weeks AU$1960 Equivalent to AU$93/day
4 weeks AU$2463 Equivalent to AU$88/day
5 weeks AU$2966 Equivalent to AU$85/day
6 weeks AU$3469 Equivalent to AU$83/day
8 weeks AU$4475 Equivalent to AU$80/day
10 weeks AU$5481 Equivalent to AU$78/day
12 weeks AU$6487 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$517 Equivalent to AU$74/day
2 weeks AU$724 Equivalent to AU$52/day
3 weeks AU$932 Equivalent to AU$44/day
4 weeks AU$1139 Equivalent to AU$41/day
5 weeks AU$1346 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1553 Equivalent to AU$37/day
8 weeks AU$1967 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2382 Equivalent to AU$34/day
12 weeks AU$2796 Equivalent to AU$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, public transport to and from your placement each day, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Kenya generally find US$150-200 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Laos

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Volunteer projects available in Laos

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$384 Equivalent to AU$55/day
2 weeks AU$628 Equivalent to AU$45/day
3 weeks AU$872 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1109 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1346 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1583 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1908 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2234 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2559 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Laos generally find US$75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Madagascar

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$517 Equivalent to AU$74/day
2 weeks AU$887 Equivalent to AU$63/day
3 weeks AU$1183 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1479 Equivalent to AU$53/day
5 weeks AU$1775 Equivalent to AU$51/day
6 weeks AU$2071 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2663 Equivalent to AU$48/day
10 weeks AU$3254 Equivalent to AU$47/day
12 weeks AU$3846 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$2248 Equivalent to AU$80/day
5 weeks AU$2589 Equivalent to AU$74/day
6 weeks AU$2929 Equivalent to AU$70/day
8 weeks AU$3610 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$4290 Equivalent to AU$61/day
12 weeks AU$4971 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$473 Equivalent to AU$68/day
2 weeks AU$769 Equivalent to AU$55/day
3 weeks AU$1050 Equivalent to AU$50/day
4 weeks AU$1301 Equivalent to AU$47/day
5 weeks AU$1509 Equivalent to AU$43/day
6 weeks AU$1760 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2263 Equivalent to AU$40/day
10 weeks AU$2766 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3269 Equivalent to AU$39/day
16 weeks AU$4275 Equivalent to AU$38/day
20 weeks AU$5281 Equivalent to AU$38/day
24 weeks AU$6287 Equivalent to AU$37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$458 Equivalent to AU$66/day
2 weeks AU$858 Equivalent to AU$61/day
3 weeks AU$1139 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1420 Equivalent to AU$51/day
5 weeks AU$1701 Equivalent to AU$49/day
6 weeks AU$1982 Equivalent to AU$47/day
8 weeks AU$2544 Equivalent to AU$45/day
10 weeks AU$2959 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3373 Equivalent to AU$40/day
16 weeks AU$4201 Equivalent to AU$38/day
20 weeks AU$5030 Equivalent to AU$36/day
24 weeks AU$5858 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$369 Equivalent to AU$53/day
2 weeks AU$562 Equivalent to AU$40/day
3 weeks AU$754 Equivalent to AU$36/day
4 weeks AU$946 Equivalent to AU$34/day
5 weeks AU$1139 Equivalent to AU$33/day
6 weeks AU$1331 Equivalent to AU$32/day
8 weeks AU$1686 Equivalent to AU$30/day
10 weeks AU$2041 Equivalent to AU$29/day
12 weeks AU$2396 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$1546 Equivalent to AU$110/day
3 weeks AU$2271 Equivalent to AU$108/day
4 weeks AU$2996 Equivalent to AU$107/day
5 weeks AU$3706 Equivalent to AU$106/day
6 weeks AU$4416 Equivalent to AU$105/day
8 weeks AU$5807 Equivalent to AU$104/day
10 weeks AU$7190 Equivalent to AU$103/day
12 weeks AU$8566 Equivalent to AU$102/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum US$280 late change/cancellation fee.

Peru - Cusco

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$532 Equivalent to AU$76/day
2 weeks AU$902 Equivalent to AU$64/day
3 weeks AU$1183 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1457 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1731 Equivalent to AU$49/day
6 weeks AU$2004 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2552 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3099 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3647 Equivalent to AU$43/day
16 weeks AU$4741 Equivalent to AU$42/day
20 weeks AU$5836 Equivalent to AU$42/day
24 weeks AU$6931 Equivalent to AU$41/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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, Holiday Experience, Medical and Andean Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials, meals (if applicable) and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$560.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cusco generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches (except for 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$369 Equivalent to AU$53/day
2 weeks AU$685 Equivalent to AU$49/day
3 weeks AU$998 Equivalent to AU$48/day
4 weeks AU$1198 Equivalent to AU$43/day
5 weeks AU$1404 Equivalent to AU$40/day
6 weeks AU$1611 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$2040 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2454 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2868 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical Outreach and Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$40 per week to cover materials, supervision and logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Lima generally find US$50 - $100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as snacks, in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.
  • Anyone volunteering during the week before Christmas will have a one-off surcharge of US$70 added to their file when registering, for Christmas activities within the community.

Philippines

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Volunteer projects available in Philippines

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$525 Equivalent to AU$75/day
2 weeks AU$750 Equivalent to AU$54/day
3 weeks AU$1034 Equivalent to AU$49/day
4 weeks AU$1288 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1543 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1797 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2306 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2815 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3324 Equivalent to AU$40/day
16 weeks AU$4342 Equivalent to AU$39/day
20 weeks AU$5360 Equivalent to AU$38/day
24 weeks AU$6378 Equivalent to AU$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Philippines Introduction Week incurs a US$365 and adds a week.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Philippines generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Portugal

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$747 Equivalent to AU$107/day
2 weeks AU$1149 Equivalent to AU$82/day
3 weeks AU$1552 Equivalent to AU$74/day
4 weeks AU$1954 Equivalent to AU$70/day
5 weeks AU$2356 Equivalent to AU$67/day
6 weeks AU$2759 Equivalent to AU$66/day
8 weeks AU$3564 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$4450 Equivalent to AU$64/day
12 weeks AU$5255 Equivalent to AU$63/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$1338 Equivalent to AU$191/day
2 weeks AU$2377 Equivalent to AU$170/day
3 weeks AU$3416 Equivalent to AU$163/day
4 weeks AU$4454 Equivalent to AU$159/day
5 weeks AU$5493 Equivalent to AU$157/day
6 weeks AU$6532 Equivalent to AU$156/day
8 weeks AU$8609 Equivalent to AU$154/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$1304 Equivalent to AU$93/day
4 weeks AU$2257 Equivalent to AU$81/day
Portugal: Wildlife Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$1297 Equivalent to AU$93/day
3 weeks AU$1699 Equivalent to AU$81/day
4 weeks AU$2102 Equivalent to AU$75/day
5 weeks AU$2504 Equivalent to AU$72/day
6 weeks AU$2907 Equivalent to AU$69/day
8 weeks AU$3712 Equivalent to AU$66/day
10 weeks AU$4598 Equivalent to AU$66/day
12 weeks AU$5403 Equivalent to AU$64/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers on Lisbon based projects and on the Wildlife Conservation project generally find US$65 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses. For those on the Wolf Conservation project, we recommend a weekly budget of US$150.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Puerto Rico

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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$887 Equivalent to AU$127/day
2 weeks AU$1368 Equivalent to AU$98/day
3 weeks AU$1805 Equivalent to AU$86/day
4 weeks AU$2285 Equivalent to AU$82/day
5 weeks AU$2763 Equivalent to AU$79/day
6 weeks AU$3240 Equivalent to AU$77/day
8 weeks AU$4124 Equivalent to AU$74/day
10 weeks AU$4934 Equivalent to AU$70/day
12 weeks AU$5814 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Puerto Rico generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and in-country tours.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

Romania

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$708 Equivalent to AU$101/day
2 weeks AU$1245 Equivalent to AU$89/day
3 weeks AU$1640 Equivalent to AU$78/day
4 weeks AU$2035 Equivalent to AU$73/day
5 weeks AU$2424 Equivalent to AU$69/day
6 weeks AU$2814 Equivalent to AU$67/day
8 weeks AU$3592 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$4370 Equivalent to AU$62/day
12 weeks AU$5127 Equivalent to AU$61/day
16 weeks AU$6643 Equivalent to AU$59/day
20 weeks AU$8131 Equivalent to AU$58/day
24 weeks AU$9610 Equivalent to AU$57/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$369 Equivalent to AU$53/day
2 weeks AU$621 Equivalent to AU$44/day
3 weeks AU$872 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1124 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1375 Equivalent to AU$39/day
6 weeks AU$1627 Equivalent to AU$39/day
8 weeks AU$2130 Equivalent to AU$38/day
10 weeks AU$2633 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3136 Equivalent to AU$37/day
16 weeks AU$4142 Equivalent to AU$37/day
20 weeks AU$5148 Equivalent to AU$37/day
24 weeks AU$6154 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$473 Equivalent to AU$68/day
2 weeks AU$828 Equivalent to AU$59/day
3 weeks AU$1183 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1538 Equivalent to AU$55/day
5 weeks AU$1893 Equivalent to AU$54/day
6 weeks AU$2248 Equivalent to AU$54/day
8 weeks AU$2959 Equivalent to AU$53/day
10 weeks AU$3669 Equivalent to AU$52/day
12 weeks AU$4379 Equivalent to AU$52/day
16 weeks AU$5799 Equivalent to AU$52/day
20 weeks AU$7220 Equivalent to AU$52/day
24 weeks AU$8640 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$1220 Equivalent to AU$87/day
4 weeks AU$2041 Equivalent to AU$73/day
6 weeks AU$2788 Equivalent to AU$66/day
8 weeks AU$3536 Equivalent to AU$63/day
10 weeks AU$4283 Equivalent to AU$61/day
12 weeks AU$5030 Equivalent to AU$60/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations and a criminal background check.
  • Please note: due to the remote location of the camp and limited availability of specialty items, there is an extra charge in order to cater for some dietary requirements (US$20 per week for vegetarian and US$30 per week for vegan, gluten and lactose intolerance).
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa - Kruger generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses, if not joining weekend tours.

South Africa - Table View

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Volunteer projects available in South Africa - Table View

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$480 Equivalent to AU$69/day
2 weeks AU$806 Equivalent to AU$58/day
3 weeks AU$1235 Equivalent to AU$59/day
4 weeks AU$1694 Equivalent to AU$61/day
5 weeks AU$2137 Equivalent to AU$61/day
6 weeks AU$2566 Equivalent to AU$61/day
8 weeks AU$3425 Equivalent to AU$61/day
10 weeks AU$4283 Equivalent to AU$61/day
12 weeks AU$5141 Equivalent to AU$61/day
16 weeks AU$6857 Equivalent to AU$61/day
20 weeks AU$8573 Equivalent to AU$61/day
24 weeks AU$10290 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$547 Equivalent to AU$78/day
2 weeks AU$969 Equivalent to AU$69/day
3 weeks AU$1309 Equivalent to AU$62/day
4 weeks AU$1745 Equivalent to AU$62/day
5 weeks AU$2211 Equivalent to AU$63/day
6 weeks AU$2640 Equivalent to AU$63/day
8 weeks AU$3499 Equivalent to AU$62/day
10 weeks AU$4342 Equivalent to AU$62/day
12 weeks AU$5200 Equivalent to AU$62/day
16 weeks AU$6901 Equivalent to AU$62/day
20 weeks AU$8618 Equivalent to AU$62/day
24 weeks AU$10334 Equivalent to AU$62/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and airport drop-off.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$80 per week to be sufficient for expenses, not including weekend activities/tours.

Spain - Barcelona

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$924 Equivalent to AU$132/day
2 weeks AU$1523 Equivalent to AU$109/day
3 weeks AU$2123 Equivalent to AU$101/day
4 weeks AU$2722 Equivalent to AU$97/day
5 weeks AU$3321 Equivalent to AU$95/day
6 weeks AU$3920 Equivalent to AU$93/day
8 weeks AU$5119 Equivalent to AU$91/day
10 weeks AU$6317 Equivalent to AU$90/day
12 weeks AU$7515 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$1405 Equivalent to AU$201/day
2 weeks AU$2322 Equivalent to AU$166/day
3 weeks AU$3240 Equivalent to AU$154/day
4 weeks AU$4157 Equivalent to AU$148/day
5 weeks AU$5074 Equivalent to AU$145/day
6 weeks AU$5992 Equivalent to AU$143/day
8 weeks AU$7826 Equivalent to AU$140/day
10 weeks AU$9661 Equivalent to AU$138/day
12 weeks AU$11495 Equivalent to AU$137/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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, dinners, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Spain generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including dinners, transportation and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: You will need to budget an extra US$10 per night for the Barcelona City Tax, paid directly to the accommodation upon arrival.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Sri Lanka

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$525 Equivalent to AU$75/day
2 weeks AU$750 Equivalent to AU$54/day
3 weeks AU$1034 Equivalent to AU$49/day
4 weeks AU$1288 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1543 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1797 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2306 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2815 Equivalent to AU$40/day
12 weeks AU$3324 Equivalent to AU$40/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$1038 Equivalent to AU$74/day
3 weeks AU$1522 Equivalent to AU$73/day
4 weeks AU$1998 Equivalent to AU$71/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Sri Lanka generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Tanzania

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$399 Equivalent to AU$57/day
2 weeks AU$577 Equivalent to AU$41/day
3 weeks AU$835 Equivalent to AU$40/day
4 weeks AU$1043 Equivalent to AU$37/day
5 weeks AU$1264 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1486 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1952 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2441 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2929 Equivalent to AU$35/day
16 weeks AU$3905 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project has an additional surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision, materials, and logistics involved. The Animal Welfare project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 which covers costs involved in supervision and transport, and goes directly to the veterinarian volunteers are working with. The Sustainable Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 and the Construction and Renovation project has an additional surcharge of US$49 per week which covers supervision, materials and logistics involved with these projects. The Maasai Immersion project has an additional surcharge of US$100 for 2 weeks for additional transportation, logistics involved and a donation to the Maasai village.
  • Independent volunteers under the age of 18 will have an additional cost of US$80 per week added to their program fee to cover extra logistical support provided by the local team.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Tanzania generally find US$75-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand

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Volunteer projects available in Thailand

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$739 Equivalent to AU$53/day
3 weeks AU$887 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1080 Equivalent to AU$39/day
5 weeks AU$1257 Equivalent to AU$36/day
6 weeks AU$1420 Equivalent to AU$34/day
8 weeks AU$1760 Equivalent to AU$31/day
10 weeks AU$2145 Equivalent to AU$31/day
12 weeks AU$2529 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$30-50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand - Hua Hin

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$458 Equivalent to AU$66/day
2 weeks AU$724 Equivalent to AU$52/day
3 weeks AU$991 Equivalent to AU$47/day
4 weeks AU$1257 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1523 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1790 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2174 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2559 Equivalent to AU$37/day
12 weeks AU$2944 Equivalent to AU$35/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$458 Equivalent to AU$66/day
2 weeks AU$724 Equivalent to AU$52/day
3 weeks AU$991 Equivalent to AU$47/day
4 weeks AU$1257 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1523 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1790 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2174 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2559 Equivalent to AU$37/day
12 weeks AU$2944 Equivalent to AU$35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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, 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$902 Equivalent to AU$129/day
2 weeks AU$1435 Equivalent to AU$103/day
3 weeks AU$1975 Equivalent to AU$94/day
4 weeks AU$2507 Equivalent to AU$90/day
5 weeks AU$3047 Equivalent to AU$87/day
6 weeks AU$3580 Equivalent to AU$85/day
8 weeks AU$4579 Equivalent to AU$82/day
10 weeks AU$5503 Equivalent to AU$79/day
12 weeks AU$6502 Equivalent to AU$77/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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, most meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in New Orleans generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

USA - San Diego

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Volunteer projects available in USA - San Diego

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$889 Equivalent to AU$127/day
2 weeks AU$1411 Equivalent to AU$101/day
3 weeks AU$1822 Equivalent to AU$87/day
4 weeks AU$2306 Equivalent to AU$82/day
5 weeks AU$2700 Equivalent to AU$77/day
6 weeks AU$3158 Equivalent to AU$75/day
8 weeks AU$3897 Equivalent to AU$70/day
10 weeks AU$4638 Equivalent to AU$66/day
12 weeks AU$5453 Equivalent to AU$65/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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, extra meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in San Diego generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

Victoria Falls

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Volunteer projects available in Victoria Falls

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks AU$1509 Equivalent to AU$108/day
4 weeks AU$2603 Equivalent to AU$93/day
6 weeks AU$3698 Equivalent to AU$88/day
8 weeks AU$4793 Equivalent to AU$86/day
10 weeks AU$5888 Equivalent to AU$84/day
12 weeks AU$6776 Equivalent to AU$81/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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$406 Equivalent to AU$58/day
2 weeks AU$643 Equivalent to AU$46/day
3 weeks AU$880 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1117 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1353 Equivalent to AU$39/day
6 weeks AU$1590 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1915 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2241 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2552 Equivalent to AU$30/day
16 weeks AU$3173 Equivalent to AU$28/day
20 weeks AU$3794 Equivalent to AU$27/day
24 weeks AU$4416 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project has a surcharge of US$25 per week for training provided and resources used on this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zambia

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$532 Equivalent to AU$76/day
2 weeks AU$754 Equivalent to AU$54/day
3 weeks AU$1020 Equivalent to AU$49/day
4 weeks AU$1213 Equivalent to AU$43/day
5 weeks AU$1420 Equivalent to AU$41/day
6 weeks AU$1612 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1997 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2382 Equivalent to AU$34/day
12 weeks AU$2766 Equivalent to AU$33/day
16 weeks AU$3536 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$49 per week for additional supervision and materials. The Medical project has a one-off surcharge of US$100 which goes to the Zambian Ministry of Health for use in the public health sector. The Rural Teaching project has a one-off surcharge of US$200 for the additional transport, supervision and logistics involved in this project.
  • Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$400​ (approximately) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambia Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Please note: Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$400​ (subject to exchange rate) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambian Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Zambia generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zanzibar

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Volunteer projects available in Zanzibar

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week AU$798 Equivalent to AU$114/day
2 weeks AU$1072 Equivalent to AU$77/day
3 weeks AU$1346 Equivalent to AU$64/day
4 weeks AU$1620 Equivalent to AU$58/day
5 weeks AU$1893 Equivalent to AU$54/day
6 weeks AU$2167 Equivalent to AU$52/day
8 weeks AU$2714 Equivalent to AU$48/day
10 weeks AU$3210 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3654 Equivalent to AU$44/day
Zanzibar: Turtle and Coastal Conservation in Zanzibar 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$902 Equivalent to AU$129/day
2 weeks AU$1279 Equivalent to AU$91/day
3 weeks AU$1657 Equivalent to AU$79/day
4 weeks AU$2034 Equivalent to AU$73/day
5 weeks AU$2411 Equivalent to AU$69/day
6 weeks AU$2788 Equivalent to AU$66/day
8 weeks AU$3543 Equivalent to AU$63/day
10 weeks AU$4246 Equivalent to AU$61/day
12 weeks AU$4897 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
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of AU$442 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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