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Destinations

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Destinations - Select your top choices

Everywhere
Africa & Middle East
North & South America
Asia
Europe
Pacific & Australia

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Argentina
Australia
Bali
Belgium
Belize
Brazil
Cambodia
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Ecuador
Fiji
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
India
Italy
Jamaica
Jordan
Kenya
Laos
Madagascar
Mexico
Morocco
Nepal
New Zealand
Peru
Philippines
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Romania
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Tanzania
Thailand
USA
Victoria Falls
Vietnam
Zambia
Zanzibar
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Childcare
Teaching
Medical and Health
Sea Turtle and Marine Conservation
Wildlife and Animal Care
Construction and Renovation
Environment and Conservation
Community Development
Special Needs Care
Sports
Women's Empowerment
NGO Support
Arts and Music
Elderly Care
Refugee Support
Join 113,706 volunteers and make a difference abroad with International Volunteer HQ

Volunteer abroad with Canada's leading volunteer travel organization

At International Volunteer HQ, we bring people from all walks of life together to make a difference on the adventure of a lifetime. With 300+ affordable projects across 50+ destinations, we offer the world’s largest range of volunteer abroad programs and a completely hosted experience so you can volunteer overseas with confidence. The majority of our programs have already reopened in line with government guidelines and we have implemented additional health and safety measures to protect against Covid-19.

Join more than 10,000 Canadian volunteers in delivering long-term impact to communities that value your support - now more than ever. Our volunteer abroad opportunities range from teaching and working with children to medical missions, conservation and wildlife volunteering - and with 13+ years experience, you know you’re in safe hands. This is the kinder and more immersive way to experience incredible destinations across Africa, South America, Central America, North America, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific.

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The majority of IVHQ’s programs are now open

The majority of IVHQ’s programs are now open

Find out which volunteer abroad programs are open and how we’re keeping volunteers and host communities safe from Covid-19

Learn more about program reopenings

50+ destinations worldwide

Immerse yourself in a new culture while making a difference

IVHQ programs are available in 50+ destinations worldwide
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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!