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Volunteer in the USA

Volunteer in the USA

International Volunteer HQ’s USA volunteer abroad programs are only available to groups of 8 or more volunteers. We offer affordable customized itineraries for volunteer groups in the vibrant city of New Orleans, and can arrange your accommodation, transportation and activities to meet your group’s needs. Choose from a range of meaningful volunteer projects, including Environmental Sustainability, Youth Support, Community Development and Construction and Renovation. This is perfect for groups of students, faculty-led groups, corporate groups, or even big family and friend groups! Please get in touch with IVHQ’s dedicated Groups Team to find out more.

Highlights:
  • 4 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from AU$1030 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Volunteers are hosted together in dormitory-style accommodation or hostels

  • Projects based in the buzzing city of New Orleans

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from AU$1030
Volunteer from 1 - 12 weeks
Volunteer groups of 8+
Based in New Orleans
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization
Discover American history & culture

Volunteer opportunities in the United States

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$1030

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based with local initiatives
  • Volunteer groups of 8+

Help a range of community initiatives providing assistance to vulnerable people in a range of ways. Volunteers can assist in food banks, homeless shelters, warehouses, churches or farmer’s markets.

Supports community development

4-8 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$1111

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based with local initiatives
  • Volunteer groups of 8+

For those with an appetite for physical work, help local building and renovation projects on worthy community initiatives.

Conserves the environment

4-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$1030

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based with local initiatives
  • Volunteer groups of 8+

Assist on a range of community-based sustainability initiatives including in gardens, parks and warehouses that all aim to better the local environment.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$1030

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based with local initiatives in New Orleans
  • Volunteer groups of 8+

Help local organisations working with young people from disadvantaged communities by providing tutoring and structured activities to foster positive development.

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How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
Get ready to volunteer abroad, we’ll support you every step of the way!