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Argentina - Buenos Aires

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Volunteer projects available in Argentina - Buenos Aires

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week AU$727 Equivalent to AU$104/day
2 weeks AU$1087 Equivalent to AU$78/day
3 weeks AU$1340 Equivalent to AU$64/day
4 weeks AU$1594 Equivalent to AU$57/day
5 weeks AU$1847 Equivalent to AU$53/day
6 weeks AU$2100 Equivalent to AU$50/day
8 weeks AU$2607 Equivalent to AU$47/day
10 weeks AU$3114 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3621 Equivalent to AU$43/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 per week, while the Healthcare project and Medical Outreach project has an extra cost of US$65 per week. These extra costs cover the supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Buenos Aires generally find US$160 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Argentina - Cordoba

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week AU$572 Equivalent to AU$82/day
2 weeks AU$923 Equivalent to AU$66/day
3 weeks AU$1226 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1528 Equivalent to AU$55/day
5 weeks AU$1831 Equivalent to AU$52/day
6 weeks AU$2125 Equivalent to AU$51/day
8 weeks AU$2697 Equivalent to AU$48/day
10 weeks AU$3253 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3743 Equivalent to AU$45/day
16 weeks AU$4724 Equivalent to AU$42/day
20 weeks AU$5705 Equivalent to AU$41/day
24 weeks AU$6621 Equivalent to AU$39/day
Argentina - Cordoba: Holiday Experience 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$858 Equivalent to AU$123/day
2 weeks AU$1446 Equivalent to AU$103/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 and Animal Care project have 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1692 Equivalent to AU$242/day
2 weeks AU$3376 Equivalent to AU$241/day
3 weeks AU$4978 Equivalent to AU$237/day
4 weeks AU$6580 Equivalent to AU$235/day
  • Accommodation
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$694 Equivalent to AU$99/day
2 weeks AU$1000 Equivalent to AU$71/day
3 weeks AU$1314 Equivalent to AU$63/day
4 weeks AU$1595 Equivalent to AU$57/day
5 weeks AU$1860 Equivalent to AU$53/day
6 weeks AU$2125 Equivalent to AU$51/day
8 weeks AU$2630 Equivalent to AU$47/day
10 weeks AU$3135 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3640 Equivalent to AU$43/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 Bali - Lovina generally find US$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Bali - Ubud

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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week AU$629 Equivalent to AU$90/day
2 weeks AU$926 Equivalent to AU$66/day
3 weeks AU$1224 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1530 Equivalent to AU$55/day
5 weeks AU$1819 Equivalent to AU$52/day
6 weeks AU$2076 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2581 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3086 Equivalent to AU$44/day
12 weeks AU$3591 Equivalent to AU$43/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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$1253 Equivalent to AU$90/day
3 weeks AU$1821 Equivalent to AU$87/day
4 weeks AU$2380 Equivalent to AU$85/day
5 weeks AU$2865 Equivalent to AU$82/day
6 weeks AU$3359 Equivalent to AU$80/day
8 weeks AU$4216 Equivalent to AU$75/day
10 weeks AU$5081 Equivalent to AU$73/day
12 weeks AU$5937 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
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1716 Equivalent to AU$343/day
2 weeks AU$3228 Equivalent to AU$323/day
3 weeks AU$4741 Equivalent to AU$316/day
4 weeks AU$6253 Equivalent to AU$313/day
5 weeks AU$7765 Equivalent to AU$311/day
6 weeks AU$9278 Equivalent to AU$309/day
8 weeks AU$12302 Equivalent to AU$308/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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$300 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, US$30 per week for dive gear rental and a US$50 fuel surcharge.
  • 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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$931 Equivalent to AU$67/day
3 weeks AU$1177 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1422 Equivalent to AU$51/day
5 weeks AU$1667 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1912 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2403 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2893 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3384 Equivalent to AU$40/day
16 weeks AU$4365 Equivalent to AU$39/day
20 weeks AU$5346 Equivalent to AU$38/day
24 weeks AU$6327 Equivalent to AU$38/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnaval festival (scheduled for February 16th - 23rd, 2023) , a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnaval. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee for the week of February 21st. If your duration finishes on Saturday 18th February, a surcharge of US$100 will apply.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Brazil generally find US$250 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.

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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$703 Equivalent to AU$50/day
3 weeks AU$923 Equivalent to AU$44/day
4 weeks AU$1111 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1299 Equivalent to AU$37/day
6 weeks AU$1487 Equivalent to AU$35/day
8 weeks AU$1863 Equivalent to AU$33/day
10 weeks AU$2239 Equivalent to AU$32/day
12 weeks AU$2607 Equivalent to AU$31/day
16 weeks AU$3327 Equivalent to AU$30/day
20 weeks AU$4046 Equivalent to AU$29/day
24 weeks AU$4765 Equivalent to AU$28/day
Cambodia: Medical - Phnom Penh 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.
  • USD
4 weeks AU$1438 Equivalent to AU$51/day
5 weeks AU$1790 Equivalent to AU$51/day
6 weeks AU$1978 Equivalent to AU$47/day
8 weeks AU$2354 Equivalent to AU$42/day
10 weeks AU$2893 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3261 Equivalent to AU$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$547 Equivalent to AU$78/day
2 weeks AU$841 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1136 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1430 Equivalent to AU$51/day
5 weeks AU$1724 Equivalent to AU$49/day
6 weeks AU$2019 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2607 Equivalent to AU$47/day
10 weeks AU$3196 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3784 Equivalent to AU$45/day
16 weeks AU$4961 Equivalent to AU$44/day
20 weeks AU$6139 Equivalent to AU$44/day
24 weeks AU$7316 Equivalent to AU$44/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in AUD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in China generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Colombia

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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.
  • USD
1 week AU$564 Equivalent to AU$94/day
2 weeks AU$958 Equivalent to AU$80/day
3 weeks AU$1327 Equivalent to AU$74/day
4 weeks AU$1687 Equivalent to AU$70/day
5 weeks AU$2046 Equivalent to AU$68/day
6 weeks AU$2406 Equivalent to AU$67/day
8 weeks AU$3060 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$3714 Equivalent to AU$62/day
12 weeks AU$4368 Equivalent to AU$61/day
16 weeks AU$5480 Equivalent to AU$57/day
20 weeks AU$6591 Equivalent to AU$55/day
24 weeks AU$7703 Equivalent to AU$53/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
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 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 Colombia generally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunches and dinners, transport and miscellaneous spending.

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.
  • USD
1 week AU$760 Equivalent to AU$109/day
2 weeks AU$1234 Equivalent to AU$88/day
3 weeks AU$1724 Equivalent to AU$82/day
4 weeks AU$2174 Equivalent to AU$78/day
5 weeks AU$2525 Equivalent to AU$72/day
6 weeks AU$2877 Equivalent to AU$69/day
8 weeks AU$3580 Equivalent to AU$64/day
10 weeks AU$4283 Equivalent to AU$61/day
12 weeks AU$4986 Equivalent to AU$59/day
16 weeks AU$6392 Equivalent to AU$57/day
20 weeks AU$7798 Equivalent to AU$56/day
24 weeks AU$9204 Equivalent to AU$55/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.
  • USD
3 weeks AU$1997 Equivalent to AU$95/day
4 weeks AU$2444 Equivalent to AU$87/day
5 weeks AU$2795 Equivalent to AU$80/day
6 weeks AU$3147 Equivalent to AU$75/day
8 weeks AU$3850 Equivalent to AU$69/day
10 weeks AU$4545 Equivalent to AU$65/day
12 weeks AU$5248 Equivalent to AU$62/day
16 weeks AU$6654 Equivalent to AU$59/day
20 weeks AU$8060 Equivalent to AU$58/day
24 weeks AU$9466 Equivalent to AU$56/day
Costa Rica: Volunteer Teen Camp 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$3008 Equivalent to AU$430/day
2 weeks AU$5452 Equivalent to AU$389/day
3 weeks AU$8256 Equivalent to AU$393/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 - San Jose, Healthcare - Manuel Antonio, Dental, Eco-Agriculture, Christmas Holiday Experience and Constructionand Renovation projects also have an extra cost of US$95 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$845 for a 1 week duration, and US$1500 for a 2 week duration.
  • 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1128 Equivalent to AU$161/day
2 weeks AU$1798 Equivalent to AU$128/day
3 weeks AU$2468 Equivalent to AU$118/day
4 weeks AU$3139 Equivalent to AU$112/day
5 weeks AU$3809 Equivalent to AU$109/day
6 weeks AU$4479 Equivalent to AU$107/day
8 weeks AU$5820 Equivalent to AU$104/day
10 weeks AU$7160 Equivalent to AU$102/day
12 weeks AU$8501 Equivalent to AU$101/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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1937 Equivalent to AU$277/day
2 weeks AU$3261 Equivalent to AU$233/day
3 weeks AU$4585 Equivalent to AU$218/day
4 weeks AU$5910 Equivalent to AU$211/day
5 weeks AU$7234 Equivalent to AU$207/day
6 weeks AU$8558 Equivalent to AU$204/day
8 weeks AU$11207 Equivalent to AU$200/day
Croatia: Bear 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.
  • USD
4 weeks AU$3531 Equivalent to AU$126/day
5 weeks AU$4234 Equivalent to AU$121/day
6 weeks AU$4937 Equivalent to AU$118/day
8 weeks AU$6343 Equivalent to AU$113/day
10 weeks AU$7749 Equivalent to AU$111/day
12 weeks AU$9155 Equivalent to AU$109/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$588 Equivalent to AU$84/day
2 weeks AU$841 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1095 Equivalent to AU$52/day
4 weeks AU$1348 Equivalent to AU$48/day
5 weeks AU$1602 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1855 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2362 Equivalent to AU$42/day
10 weeks AU$2869 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3376 Equivalent to AU$40/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.

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.
  • USD
1 week AU$817 Equivalent to AU$117/day
2 weeks AU$1177 Equivalent to AU$84/day
3 weeks AU$1544 Equivalent to AU$74/day
4 weeks AU$1904 Equivalent to AU$68/day
5 weeks AU$2231 Equivalent to AU$64/day
6 weeks AU$2566 Equivalent to AU$61/day
8 weeks AU$3237 Equivalent to AU$58/day
10 weeks AU$3940 Equivalent to AU$56/day
12 weeks AU$4610 Equivalent to AU$55/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.

Galapagos Islands

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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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$2321 Equivalent to AU$166/day
3 weeks AU$3171 Equivalent to AU$151/day
4 weeks AU$4021 Equivalent to AU$144/day
5 weeks AU$4872 Equivalent to AU$139/day
6 weeks AU$5722 Equivalent to AU$136/day
8 weeks AU$7422 Equivalent to AU$133/day
10 weeks AU$9122 Equivalent to AU$130/day
12 weeks AU$10823 Equivalent to AU$129/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
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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: water taxis, bus from airport to ferry (US$5) flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, spending money, public transportation and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Program Fees for the Galapagos Islands 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$500 late change/cancellation fee.

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.
  • USD
1 week AU$621 Equivalent to AU$89/day
2 weeks AU$922 Equivalent to AU$66/day
3 weeks AU$1150 Equivalent to AU$55/day
4 weeks AU$1379 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1608 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1837 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2393 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2949 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3524 Equivalent to AU$42/day
16 weeks AU$4715 Equivalent to AU$42/day
20 weeks AU$5905 Equivalent to AU$42/day
24 weeks AU$7095 Equivalent to AU$42/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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$69 per week for additional supervision, materials and logistics involved. The Health Education and Outreach project has a one-off payment of US$715.
  • 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 Ghana generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including water, toilet paper, transport and miscellaneous spending.

Greece - Alonissos

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Volunteer projects available in Greece - Alonissos

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week AU$2534 Equivalent to AU$362/day
2 weeks AU$4790 Equivalent to AU$342/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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, transportation (flights, ferries, buses etc.), travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, and spending money.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Alonissos generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1128 Equivalent to AU$161/day
2 weeks AU$1716 Equivalent to AU$123/day
3 weeks AU$2305 Equivalent to AU$110/day
4 weeks AU$2893 Equivalent to AU$103/day
5 weeks AU$3482 Equivalent to AU$100/day
6 weeks AU$4070 Equivalent to AU$97/day
8 weeks AU$5248 Equivalent to AU$94/day
10 weeks AU$6425 Equivalent to AU$92/day
12 weeks AU$7602 Equivalent to AU$91/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$604 Equivalent to AU$86/day
2 weeks AU$1029 Equivalent to AU$74/day
3 weeks AU$1343 Equivalent to AU$64/day
4 weeks AU$1631 Equivalent to AU$58/day
5 weeks AU$1950 Equivalent to AU$56/day
6 weeks AU$2269 Equivalent to AU$54/day
8 weeks AU$2906 Equivalent to AU$52/day
10 weeks AU$3544 Equivalent to AU$51/day
12 weeks AU$4182 Equivalent to AU$50/day
16 weeks AU$5457 Equivalent to AU$49/day
20 weeks AU$6732 Equivalent to AU$48/day
24 weeks AU$8007 Equivalent to AU$48/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 and Renovation, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Mayan Cultural Immersion and Holiday Experience projects also have an extra cost of US$95 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$590 for a 1 week duration, and US$1015 for a 2 week duration.
  • 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$539 Equivalent to AU$77/day
2 weeks AU$678 Equivalent to AU$48/day
3 weeks AU$899 Equivalent to AU$43/day
4 weeks AU$1119 Equivalent to AU$40/day
5 weeks AU$1340 Equivalent to AU$38/day
6 weeks AU$1561 Equivalent to AU$37/day
8 weeks AU$2035 Equivalent to AU$36/day
10 weeks AU$2476 Equivalent to AU$35/day
12 weeks AU$2918 Equivalent to AU$35/day
16 weeks AU$3801 Equivalent to AU$34/day
20 weeks AU$4683 Equivalent to AU$33/day
24 weeks AU$5566 Equivalent to AU$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$727 Equivalent to AU$104/day
2 weeks AU$964 Equivalent to AU$69/day
3 weeks AU$1201 Equivalent to AU$57/day
4 weeks AU$1438 Equivalent to AU$51/day
5 weeks AU$1675 Equivalent to AU$48/day
6 weeks AU$1912 Equivalent to AU$46/day
8 weeks AU$2386 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2861 Equivalent to AU$41/day
12 weeks AU$3335 Equivalent to AU$40/day
India - Kerala: 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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$1283 Equivalent to AU$92/day
4 weeks AU$2051 Equivalent to AU$73/day
6 weeks AU$2689 Equivalent to AU$64/day
8 weeks AU$3237 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • There is a surcharge of US$60 per week for the Women's Empowerment project (covers resources, supervision and equipment used on the project) and the Physical Therapy project (covers training and resources used on this project). Also, a US$50 per week surcharge is incurred for the Dentistry project to help cover training and resources too.
  • 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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$2673 Equivalent to AU$191/day
3 weeks AU$3768 Equivalent to AU$179/day
4 weeks AU$4863 Equivalent to AU$174/day
5 weeks AU$5959 Equivalent to AU$170/day
6 weeks AU$7054 Equivalent to AU$168/day
8 weeks AU$9245 Equivalent to AU$165/day
10 weeks AU$11436 Equivalent to AU$163/day
12 weeks AU$13626 Equivalent to AU$162/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$858 Equivalent to AU$123/day
2 weeks AU$1510 Equivalent to AU$108/day
3 weeks AU$2109 Equivalent to AU$100/day
4 weeks AU$2671 Equivalent to AU$95/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 Christmas Break project has a surcharge of US$95, which goes directly to the Christmas gifts and other items distributed
  • 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1396 Equivalent to AU$199/day
2 weeks AU$2033 Equivalent to AU$145/day
3 weeks AU$2671 Equivalent to AU$127/day
4 weeks AU$3309 Equivalent to AU$118/day
5 weeks AU$3946 Equivalent to AU$113/day
6 weeks AU$4584 Equivalent to AU$109/day
8 weeks AU$5859 Equivalent to AU$105/day
10 weeks AU$7134 Equivalent to AU$102/day
12 weeks AU$8409 Equivalent to AU$100/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

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.
  • USD
1 week AU$613 Equivalent to AU$88/day
2 weeks AU$841 Equivalent to AU$60/day
3 weeks AU$1070 Equivalent to AU$51/day
4 weeks AU$1299 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1528 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1757 Equivalent to AU$42/day
8 weeks AU$2215 Equivalent to AU$40/day
10 weeks AU$2673 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3130 Equivalent to AU$37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$465 Equivalent to AU$67/day
2 weeks AU$735 Equivalent to AU$53/day
3 weeks AU$1005 Equivalent to AU$48/day
4 weeks AU$1267 Equivalent to AU$45/day
5 weeks AU$1528 Equivalent to AU$44/day
6 weeks AU$1790 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2149 Equivalent to AU$38/day
10 weeks AU$2509 Equivalent to AU$36/day
12 weeks AU$2869 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 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$817 Equivalent to AU$117/day
2 weeks AU$1242 Equivalent to AU$89/day
3 weeks AU$1683 Equivalent to AU$80/day
4 weeks AU$2125 Equivalent to AU$76/day
5 weeks AU$2566 Equivalent to AU$73/day
6 weeks AU$3008 Equivalent to AU$72/day
8 weeks AU$3891 Equivalent to AU$69/day
10 weeks AU$4773 Equivalent to AU$68/day
12 weeks AU$5656 Equivalent to AU$67/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.
  • USD
4 weeks AU$3433 Equivalent to AU$123/day
5 weeks AU$4079 Equivalent to AU$117/day
6 weeks AU$4724 Equivalent to AU$113/day
8 weeks AU$5983 Equivalent to AU$107/day
10 weeks AU$7275 Equivalent to AU$104/day
12 weeks AU$8566 Equivalent to AU$102/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 Madagascar generally find US$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

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.
  • USD
1 week AU$645 Equivalent to AU$92/day
2 weeks AU$1152 Equivalent to AU$82/day
3 weeks AU$1504 Equivalent to AU$72/day
4 weeks AU$1855 Equivalent to AU$66/day
5 weeks AU$2207 Equivalent to AU$63/day
6 weeks AU$2558 Equivalent to AU$61/day
8 weeks AU$3261 Equivalent to AU$58/day
10 weeks AU$3784 Equivalent to AU$54/day
12 weeks AU$4307 Equivalent to AU$51/day
16 weeks AU$5329 Equivalent to AU$48/day
20 weeks AU$6343 Equivalent to AU$45/day
24 weeks AU$7357 Equivalent to AU$44/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.

Namibia

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Volunteer projects available in Namibia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$1955 Equivalent to AU$140/day
3 weeks AU$2883 Equivalent to AU$137/day
4 weeks AU$3812 Equivalent to AU$136/day
5 weeks AU$4741 Equivalent to AU$135/day
6 weeks AU$5669 Equivalent to AU$135/day
8 weeks AU$7008 Equivalent to AU$125/day
10 weeks AU$8215 Equivalent to AU$117/day
12 weeks AU$9529 Equivalent to AU$113/day
16 weeks AU$12673 Equivalent to AU$113/day
20 weeks AU$15557 Equivalent to AU$111/day
24 weeks AU$18649 Equivalent to AU$111/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 (none legally required), criminal background check.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Namibia generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$449 Equivalent to AU$64/day
2 weeks AU$662 Equivalent to AU$47/day
3 weeks AU$874 Equivalent to AU$42/day
4 weeks AU$1087 Equivalent to AU$39/day
5 weeks AU$1299 Equivalent to AU$37/day
6 weeks AU$1512 Equivalent to AU$36/day
8 weeks AU$1904 Equivalent to AU$34/day
10 weeks AU$2297 Equivalent to AU$33/day
12 weeks AU$2689 Equivalent to AU$32/day
Nepal: Elephant Conservation - Chitwan 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$776 Equivalent to AU$111/day
2 weeks AU$1553 Equivalent to AU$111/day
3 weeks AU$2239 Equivalent to AU$107/day
4 weeks AU$2926 Equivalent to AU$105/day
5 weeks AU$3613 Equivalent to AU$103/day
6 weeks AU$4299 Equivalent to AU$102/day
8 weeks AU$5673 Equivalent to AU$101/day
10 weeks AU$7046 Equivalent to AU$101/day
12 weeks AU$8419 Equivalent to AU$100/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$2051 Equivalent to AU$147/day
3 weeks AU$2991 Equivalent to AU$142/day
4 weeks AU$3923 Equivalent to AU$140/day
5 weeks AU$4847 Equivalent to AU$138/day
6 weeks AU$5763 Equivalent to AU$137/day
8 weeks AU$7569 Equivalent to AU$135/day
10 weeks AU$9359 Equivalent to AU$134/day
12 weeks AU$11141 Equivalent to AU$133/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$604 Equivalent to AU$86/day
2 weeks AU$1029 Equivalent to AU$74/day
3 weeks AU$1343 Equivalent to AU$64/day
4 weeks AU$1631 Equivalent to AU$58/day
5 weeks AU$1950 Equivalent to AU$56/day
6 weeks AU$2269 Equivalent to AU$54/day
8 weeks AU$2906 Equivalent to AU$52/day
10 weeks AU$3544 Equivalent to AU$51/day
12 weeks AU$4182 Equivalent to AU$50/day
16 weeks AU$5457 Equivalent to AU$49/day
20 weeks AU$6732 Equivalent to AU$48/day
24 weeks AU$8007 Equivalent to AU$48/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 Amazon Jungle Conservation, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Construction and Renovation, Christmas Holiday Experience, Special Needs Care, Dental, Medical and Andean Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$95 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$595 for a 1 week duration, and US$1035 for a 2 week duration.
  • 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 Amazon 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$449 Equivalent to AU$64/day
2 weeks AU$797 Equivalent to AU$57/day
3 weeks AU$1144 Equivalent to AU$54/day
4 weeks AU$1365 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1592 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1821 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2295 Equivalent to AU$41/day
10 weeks AU$2753 Equivalent to AU$39/day
12 weeks AU$3210 Equivalent to AU$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 the 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$621 Equivalent to AU$89/day
2 weeks AU$869 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1183 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1464 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1746 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2027 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2589 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3152 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3714 Equivalent to AU$44/day
16 weeks AU$4839 Equivalent to AU$43/day
20 weeks AU$5964 Equivalent to AU$43/day
24 weeks AU$7088 Equivalent to AU$42/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1152 Equivalent to AU$165/day
2 weeks AU$1741 Equivalent to AU$124/day
3 weeks AU$2329 Equivalent to AU$111/day
4 weeks AU$2918 Equivalent to AU$104/day
5 weeks AU$3523 Equivalent to AU$101/day
6 weeks AU$4128 Equivalent to AU$98/day
8 weeks AU$5337 Equivalent to AU$95/day
10 weeks AU$6547 Equivalent to AU$94/day
12 weeks AU$7757 Equivalent to AU$92/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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1929 Equivalent to AU$276/day
2 weeks AU$3253 Equivalent to AU$232/day
3 weeks AU$4577 Equivalent to AU$218/day
4 weeks AU$5901 Equivalent to AU$211/day
5 weeks AU$7242 Equivalent to AU$207/day
6 weeks AU$8583 Equivalent to AU$204/day
8 weeks AU$11264 Equivalent to AU$201/day
10 weeks AU$13945 Equivalent to AU$199/day
12 weeks AU$16626 Equivalent to AU$198/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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$2040 Equivalent to AU$146/day
4 weeks AU$3250 Equivalent to AU$116/day
Portugal: Biological Park 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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$2068 Equivalent to AU$148/day
3 weeks AU$2901 Equivalent to AU$138/day
4 weeks AU$3735 Equivalent to AU$133/day
5 weeks AU$4585 Equivalent to AU$131/day
6 weeks AU$5436 Equivalent to AU$129/day
8 weeks AU$7136 Equivalent to AU$127/day
10 weeks AU$8836 Equivalent to AU$126/day
12 weeks AU$10536 Equivalent to AU$125/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.

Portugal - Porto

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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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1128 Equivalent to AU$161/day
2 weeks AU$1961 Equivalent to AU$140/day
3 weeks AU$2795 Equivalent to AU$133/day
4 weeks AU$3629 Equivalent to AU$130/day
5 weeks AU$4463 Equivalent to AU$128/day
6 weeks AU$5297 Equivalent to AU$126/day
8 weeks AU$6964 Equivalent to AU$124/day
10 weeks AU$8632 Equivalent to AU$123/day
12 weeks AU$10299 Equivalent to AU$123/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 Porto generally find US$150 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including 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.

Puerto Rico

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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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1021 Equivalent to AU$146/day
2 weeks AU$1553 Equivalent to AU$111/day
3 weeks AU$2035 Equivalent to AU$97/day
4 weeks AU$2566 Equivalent to AU$92/day
5 weeks AU$3094 Equivalent to AU$88/day
6 weeks AU$3621 Equivalent to AU$86/day
8 weeks AU$4598 Equivalent to AU$82/day
10 weeks AU$5493 Equivalent to AU$78/day
12 weeks AU$6466 Equivalent to AU$77/day
Puerto Rico: 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$3351 Equivalent to AU$479/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$823 Equivalent to AU$118/day
2 weeks AU$1417 Equivalent to AU$101/day
3 weeks AU$1853 Equivalent to AU$88/day
4 weeks AU$2290 Equivalent to AU$82/day
5 weeks AU$2720 Equivalent to AU$78/day
6 weeks AU$3150 Equivalent to AU$75/day
8 weeks AU$4010 Equivalent to AU$72/day
10 weeks AU$4870 Equivalent to AU$70/day
12 weeks AU$5707 Equivalent to AU$68/day
16 weeks AU$7381 Equivalent to AU$66/day
20 weeks AU$9026 Equivalent to AU$64/day
24 weeks AU$10661 Equivalent to AU$63/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$449 Equivalent to AU$64/day
2 weeks AU$727 Equivalent to AU$52/day
3 weeks AU$1005 Equivalent to AU$48/day
4 weeks AU$1283 Equivalent to AU$46/day
5 weeks AU$1561 Equivalent to AU$45/day
6 weeks AU$1839 Equivalent to AU$44/day
8 weeks AU$2395 Equivalent to AU$43/day
10 weeks AU$2950 Equivalent to AU$42/day
12 weeks AU$3506 Equivalent to AU$42/day
16 weeks AU$4618 Equivalent to AU$41/day
20 weeks AU$5730 Equivalent to AU$41/day
24 weeks AU$6842 Equivalent to AU$41/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.
  • USD
1 week AU$564 Equivalent to AU$81/day
2 weeks AU$956 Equivalent to AU$68/day
3 weeks AU$1348 Equivalent to AU$64/day
4 weeks AU$1741 Equivalent to AU$62/day
5 weeks AU$2133 Equivalent to AU$61/day
6 weeks AU$2525 Equivalent to AU$60/day
8 weeks AU$3310 Equivalent to AU$59/day
10 weeks AU$4095 Equivalent to AU$59/day
12 weeks AU$4880 Equivalent to AU$58/day
16 weeks AU$6449 Equivalent to AU$58/day
20 weeks AU$8019 Equivalent to AU$57/day
24 weeks AU$9588 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
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$1594 Equivalent to AU$114/day
4 weeks AU$2640 Equivalent to AU$94/day
6 weeks AU$3686 Equivalent to AU$88/day
8 weeks AU$4733 Equivalent to AU$85/day
10 weeks AU$5779 Equivalent to AU$83/day
12 weeks AU$6825 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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

Explore volunteering in South Africa - Table View

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.
  • USD
1 week AU$572 Equivalent to AU$82/day
2 weeks AU$931 Equivalent to AU$67/day
3 weeks AU$1406 Equivalent to AU$67/day
4 weeks AU$1912 Equivalent to AU$68/day
5 weeks AU$2403 Equivalent to AU$69/day
6 weeks AU$2877 Equivalent to AU$69/day
8 weeks AU$3825 Equivalent to AU$68/day
10 weeks AU$4773 Equivalent to AU$68/day
12 weeks AU$5722 Equivalent to AU$68/day
16 weeks AU$7618 Equivalent to AU$68/day
20 weeks AU$9515 Equivalent to AU$68/day
24 weeks AU$11411 Equivalent to AU$68/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.
  • USD
1 week AU$645 Equivalent to AU$92/day
2 weeks AU$1111 Equivalent to AU$79/day
3 weeks AU$1487 Equivalent to AU$71/day
4 weeks AU$1970 Equivalent to AU$70/day
5 weeks AU$2485 Equivalent to AU$71/day
6 weeks AU$2959 Equivalent to AU$70/day
8 weeks AU$3907 Equivalent to AU$70/day
10 weeks AU$4839 Equivalent to AU$69/day
12 weeks AU$5787 Equivalent to AU$69/day
16 weeks AU$7667 Equivalent to AU$68/day
20 weeks AU$9564 Equivalent to AU$68/day
24 weeks AU$11460 Equivalent to AU$68/day
South Africa - Table View: Marine Conservation
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$2086 Equivalent to AU$149/day
3 weeks AU$2887 Equivalent to AU$137/day
4 weeks AU$3426 Equivalent to AU$122/day
5 weeks AU$3680 Equivalent to AU$105/day
6 weeks AU$4317 Equivalent to AU$103/day
8 weeks AU$5687 Equivalent to AU$102/day
10 weeks AU$7057 Equivalent to AU$101/day
12 weeks AU$8426 Equivalent to AU$100/day
16 weeks AU$11166 Equivalent to AU$100/day
20 weeks AU$13904 Equivalent to AU$99/day
24 weeks AU$16643 Equivalent to AU$99/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1275 Equivalent to AU$182/day
2 weeks AU$2027 Equivalent to AU$145/day
3 weeks AU$2779 Equivalent to AU$132/day
4 weeks AU$3531 Equivalent to AU$126/day
5 weeks AU$4283 Equivalent to AU$122/day
6 weeks AU$5035 Equivalent to AU$120/day
8 weeks AU$6539 Equivalent to AU$117/day
10 weeks AU$8043 Equivalent to AU$115/day
12 weeks AU$9547 Equivalent to AU$114/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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1831 Equivalent to AU$262/day
2 weeks AU$3089 Equivalent to AU$221/day
3 weeks AU$4348 Equivalent to AU$207/day
4 weeks AU$5607 Equivalent to AU$200/day
5 weeks AU$6866 Equivalent to AU$196/day
6 weeks AU$8125 Equivalent to AU$193/day
8 weeks AU$10643 Equivalent to AU$190/day
10 weeks AU$13160 Equivalent to AU$188/day
12 weeks AU$15678 Equivalent to AU$187/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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, lunches, 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 lunches, 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$621 Equivalent to AU$89/day
2 weeks AU$869 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1183 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1464 Equivalent to AU$52/day
5 weeks AU$1746 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2027 Equivalent to AU$48/day
8 weeks AU$2589 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3152 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3714 Equivalent to AU$44/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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$1188 Equivalent to AU$85/day
3 weeks AU$1723 Equivalent to AU$82/day
4 weeks AU$2249 Equivalent to AU$80/day
Sri Lanka: Elephant Welfare 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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$1651 Equivalent to AU$118/day
3 weeks AU$2444 Equivalent to AU$116/day
4 weeks AU$3237 Equivalent to AU$116/day
5 weeks AU$4030 Equivalent to AU$115/day
6 weeks AU$4822 Equivalent to AU$115/day
8 weeks AU$6408 Equivalent to AU$114/day
10 weeks AU$7994 Equivalent to AU$114/day
12 weeks AU$9580 Equivalent to AU$114/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 also have an extra cost of US$45 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 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$482 Equivalent to AU$69/day
2 weeks AU$678 Equivalent to AU$48/day
3 weeks AU$964 Equivalent to AU$46/day
4 weeks AU$1193 Equivalent to AU$43/day
5 weeks AU$1438 Equivalent to AU$41/day
6 weeks AU$1683 Equivalent to AU$40/day
8 weeks AU$2198 Equivalent to AU$39/day
10 weeks AU$2738 Equivalent to AU$39/day
12 weeks AU$3277 Equivalent to AU$39/day
16 weeks AU$4357 Equivalent to AU$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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, public transport to and from your placement each day 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 - Chiang Rai

Explore volunteering in Thailand - Chiang Rai

Volunteer projects available in Thailand - Chiang Rai

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week AU$727 Equivalent to AU$104/day
2 weeks AU$858 Equivalent to AU$61/day
3 weeks AU$1021 Equivalent to AU$49/day
4 weeks AU$1234 Equivalent to AU$44/day
5 weeks AU$1430 Equivalent to AU$41/day
6 weeks AU$1610 Equivalent to AU$38/day
8 weeks AU$1986 Equivalent to AU$35/day
10 weeks AU$2411 Equivalent to AU$34/day
12 weeks AU$2836 Equivalent to AU$34/day
Thailand - Chiang Rai: Animal Care 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$809 Equivalent to AU$116/day
2 weeks AU$1021 Equivalent to AU$73/day
3 weeks AU$1267 Equivalent to AU$60/day
4 weeks AU$1561 Equivalent to AU$56/day
5 weeks AU$1839 Equivalent to AU$53/day
6 weeks AU$2100 Equivalent to AU$50/day
8 weeks AU$2640 Equivalent to AU$47/day
10 weeks AU$3228 Equivalent to AU$46/day
12 weeks AU$3817 Equivalent to AU$45/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$653 Equivalent to AU$93/day
2 weeks AU$899 Equivalent to AU$64/day
3 weeks AU$1209 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1487 Equivalent to AU$53/day
5 weeks AU$1765 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2043 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2599 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3155 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3711 Equivalent to AU$44/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.

Trinidad and Tobago

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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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1013 Equivalent to AU$145/day
2 weeks AU$1667 Equivalent to AU$119/day
3 weeks AU$2264 Equivalent to AU$108/day
4 weeks AU$2826 Equivalent to AU$101/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 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 project also has an extra cost of US$75 per week for transportation to and from the volunteering site.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day (approx. US$10 per day) and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Trinidad and Tobago generally find US$200 - $300 per week to be sufficient for additional expenses.

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.
  • USD
2 weeks AU$1708 Equivalent to AU$122/day
4 weeks AU$2918 Equivalent to AU$104/day
6 weeks AU$4128 Equivalent to AU$98/day
8 weeks AU$5337 Equivalent to AU$95/day
10 weeks AU$6547 Equivalent to AU$94/day
12 weeks AU$7528 Equivalent to AU$90/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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$653 Equivalent to AU$93/day
2 weeks AU$899 Equivalent to AU$64/day
3 weeks AU$1209 Equivalent to AU$58/day
4 weeks AU$1487 Equivalent to AU$53/day
5 weeks AU$1765 Equivalent to AU$50/day
6 weeks AU$2043 Equivalent to AU$49/day
8 weeks AU$2599 Equivalent to AU$46/day
10 weeks AU$3155 Equivalent to AU$45/day
12 weeks AU$3711 Equivalent to AU$44/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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, transport to and from your volunteer placement. 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$629 Equivalent to AU$90/day
2 weeks AU$874 Equivalent to AU$62/day
3 weeks AU$1168 Equivalent to AU$56/day
4 weeks AU$1381 Equivalent to AU$49/day
5 weeks AU$1610 Equivalent to AU$46/day
6 weeks AU$1822 Equivalent to AU$43/day
8 weeks AU$2247 Equivalent to AU$40/day
10 weeks AU$2673 Equivalent to AU$38/day
12 weeks AU$3098 Equivalent to AU$37/day
16 weeks AU$3948 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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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Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
  • USD
1 week AU$923 Equivalent to AU$132/day
2 weeks AU$1226 Equivalent to AU$88/day
3 weeks AU$1528 Equivalent to AU$73/day
4 weeks AU$1831 Equivalent to AU$65/day
5 weeks AU$2133 Equivalent to AU$61/day
6 weeks AU$2436 Equivalent to AU$58/day
8 weeks AU$3040 Equivalent to AU$54/day
10 weeks AU$3588 Equivalent to AU$51/day
12 weeks AU$4079 Equivalent to AU$49/day
Zanzibar: Coastal and 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.
  • USD
1 week AU$1038 Equivalent to AU$148/day
2 weeks AU$1455 Equivalent to AU$104/day
3 weeks AU$1871 Equivalent to AU$89/day
4 weeks AU$2288 Equivalent to AU$82/day
5 weeks AU$2705 Equivalent to AU$77/day
6 weeks AU$3122 Equivalent to AU$74/day
8 weeks AU$3956 Equivalent to AU$71/day
10 weeks AU$4733 Equivalent to AU$68/day
12 weeks AU$5452 Equivalent to AU$65/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on 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 US$329 (approximately AU$537) 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 5 weeks or more ​will need to budget US$400​ 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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