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Best Volunteer Trips For Solo Travelers 2021 & 2022

Best Volunteer Trips for Solo Travelers 2021 & 2022 with International Volunteer HQ

Affordable Single Volunteer Programs Trusted by 113,000+ travelers

International Volunteer HQ offers the world’s most popular and trusted solo volunteer abroad programs in over 50 destinations, including Ghana, Croatia, Costa Rica, Nepal, Zanzibar, Guatemala, Portugal and much more.

With program fees starting from just $180, IVHQ provides a range of safe, affordable and impactful volunteer opportunities abroad for international solo travelers.

With Covid-19 restrictions easing, the majority of IVHQ's volunteer programs are open and currently hosting volunteers, in line with local governments and health guidelines. You can book your solo volunteer trip with confidence thanks to our flexible booking policy which gives you the freedom to make changes to your travel dates, project and destination for free up to 14 days before your start date.

IVHQ has 50+ destinations trusted by over 113,000 travelers

Best Programs for Single Volunteer Travelers

As the world's safest volunteer abroad organization, IVHQ is the number one choice for solo travelers. Most of our volunteers leave home on their own but return with incredible friendships that last a lifetime.

Volunteering abroad is the best way to travel solo as it empowers you to make a difference within your host community, while exploring a new country in a meaningful way. All IVHQ programs are open to solo volunteers - discover a few of our most popular singles volunteer opportunities below.

IVHQ has 50+ destinations trusted by over 113,000 travelers

Volunteer Trips For Solo Travelers in Africa with IVHQ.

Volunteer in Tanzania
Volunteer Abroad in Tanzania with IVHQ
Projects
Animal Welfare Childcare Medical Teaching Women's Education
Program fees
From AU$372 (1 week) to AU$3,644 (16 weeks)
Volunteer in South Africa
Volunteer Abroad in South Africa with IVHQ
Projects
Animal Care Childcare Holiday Club Kindergarten Sports Development Surf Outreach Surf, Skate and Swim Teaching Wildlife Conservation
Program fees
From AU$345 (1 week) to AU$5,743 (24 weeks)
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IVHQ has 50+ destinations trusted by over 113,000 travelers

"I loved experiencing another culture. I loved making new friends from all over the world. I loved using my medical skills to benefit those who needed it. I love all the fun I had. I love the memories made. It was amazing."
- Lisa Reddington, Tanzania

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Volunteer Trips For Solo Travelers in Asia with IVHQ.

Volunteer in Nepal
Volunteer Abroad in Nepal with IVHQ
Projects
Childcare Construction and Renovation Medical Campaign Medical Elective NGO Support Special Needs Care Sustainable Agriculture Teaching English Women's Education
Program fees
From AU$345 (1 week) to AU$2,236 (12 weeks)
Volunteer in Jordan
Become a volunteer in Jordan with International Volunteer HQ
Projects
Arts and Music Ramadan Special Needs Support Teaching Women's Education Youth Support
Program fees
From AU$890 (1 week) to AU$6,053 (12 weeks)
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Why volunteer abroad solo in 2021 & 2022?

Build confidence and push yourself out of your comfort zone
Find your independence and get to know the real you
Meet new people and build meaningful friendships easily
Immerse yourself fully in a culture by living like the locals
Focus on the skills you’d like to cultivate and form new goals
Make a visible impact that you can attribute to your personal input
Give back to communities and causes that value you as an individual
Feel complete freedom without having to compromise for a travel partner
Return home energized, motivated and with a fresh perspective on life

IVHQ has 50+ destinations trusted by over 113,000 travelers

Volunteer Trips For Solo Travelers in Europe with IVHQ.

Volunteer in Romania
Volunteer Abroad Programs - Volunteer in Romania
Projects
After School Support Animal Care NGO Support Special Needs Support Summer Camp Sustainable Agriculture Teaching English
Program fees
From AU$496 (1 week) to AU$6,129 (24 weeks)
Volunteer in Croatia
Become a volunteer in Croatia with International Volunteer HQ
Projects
Animal Care Creative Technologies Marine Conservation Special Needs Support Teaching Youth Support
Program fees
From AU$757 (1 week) to AU$4,858 (12 weeks)
SEE MORE EUROPE PROJECTS
IVHQ has 50+ destinations trusted by over 113,000 travelers

"I was a first time solo traveler, nervous and was not sure what to expect. I loved every minute of my experience with IVHQ. This was the best experience of my life! My only regret? I wish I stayed in Costa Rica longer than 1 week!"
- Kellen Skorupski, Costa Rica

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Volunteer Trips For Solo Travelers in Latin America with IVHQ.

Volunteer in Costa Rica
Volunteer Abroad in Costa Rica with IVHQ
Projects
Animal Care Childcare Construction and Renovation Eco-Agriculture Healthcare Holiday Experience Medical Campaign Spanish Service Learning Course Special Needs Care Teaching English Turtle Conservation
Program fees
From AU$524 (1 week) to AU$7,323 (24 weeks)
Volunteer in Peru
Volunteer in Peru with International Volunteer HQ
Projects
Andean Immersion Animal Care Childcare Community Support Construction and Renovation Eco-Agriculture Conservation Holiday Experience Jungle Conservation Medical Campaign Medical Spanish Service Learning Course Special Needs Care Teaching English
Program fees
Cusco from AU$455 (1 week) to AU$6,039 (24 weeks)
Lima from AU$248 (1 week) to AU$4,113 (24 weeks)
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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!