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100,000 Volunteers Promotion Terms and Conditions

  1. These terms and conditions relate to the "100% To Celebrate 100,000 Volunteers" promotion ("Promotion") operated by International Volunteer HQ Limited (NZBN 9429033430133), 99 Devon Street West, New Plymouth, New Zealand ("IVHQ").
  2. Information on the prize and how to enter form part of these conditions of entry. By entering this Promotion, you agree to be bound by these conditions of entry and all decisions of IVHQ which are final in all matters relating to the Promotion. The Promotion and these conditions of entry are void to the extent prohibited by law.
  3. IVHQ reserves the right to change these conditions of entry without prior notice. All dates are subject to change if necessary in IVHQ’s discretion. Any changes to these conditions of entry will be published on the IVHQ website at
  4. Employees of IVHQ, Intern Abroad HQ and their subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and members of their immediate families or households, are ineligible to enter this Promotion.
  5. The Promotion commences at 5pm (PST) March 7th 2019 and closes at 5:00pm (PDT) March 31st 2019 ("Promotional Period"). Entries received outside of the Promotional Period will not be accepted.
  6. The rules of the Promotion and how to enter are as follows:
    1. All entrants into the Promotion must:
      1. be 18 years of age or older;
      2. hold a valid passport with at least 6 months validity at the date of travel;
      3. have been accepted to join an IVHQ Program having applied on the IVHQ website
    2. The Promotion is open to anyone worldwide who meets the requirements in clause 6(a).
    3. To enter the Promotion, entrants must register through their myIVHQ profile on the website for any IVHQ volunteer abroad program ("IVHQ Program") during the Promotional Period by paying the registration fee associated with their chosen IVHQ Program ("Registration Fee").
    4. Entries are deemed to be received at the time the Registration Fee payment is received by IVHQ and IVHQ records are conclusive as to the time of receipt.
    5. IVHQ will judge the competition and the winner will be picked at random from all valid entries on April 1st, 2019 at IVHQ's offices in New Plymouth, New Zealand.
    6. The winner will be notified by email and/or DM on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter within 28 days of the end of the Promotional Period. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 7 days of notification, IVHQ reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
    7. Upon accepting the prize, the winner's name will be published on IVHQ's social media channels. The decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into, including in the event of a dispute. By registering you consent to having your name shared if you are selected as the winner of the Promotion and accept the prize.
    8. IVHQ reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if it considers, in its sole discretion, the administration of the Promotion is impaired for technical or other reasons beyond its reasonable control and, in such an event, may select the winner from all valid entries received prior to the impairment.
  7. The prize is as follows:
    1. IVHQ Registration Fee refund (“Registration Fee Refund”) and IVHQ Program Fee credit (up to US$1400) to participate on the IVHQ Program that the winner paid their Registration Fee for.
  8. Prize conditions:
    1. The Registration Fee Refund will be applied to the winners card that the original Registration Fee payment was made off.
    2. The prize winner must travel and begin their IVHQ Program before March 31st, 2020 and the IVHQ program booking must be confirmed with IVHQ before September 30th, 2019. If the winner is, for whatever reason, unable to confirm the booking before September 30th, 2019 or travel before March 31st, 2020, whether the failure was due to reasons beyond the winner's control or otherwise, then the winner will forfeit the prize.
    3. The Registration Fee Refund and Program Fee Credit may not be used to pay for any additional fees.
    4. The Registration Fee Refund and Program Fee Credit cannot be refunded, transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash.
    5. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for IVHQ to use the Promotion winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  9. The winner of this Promotion must also:
    1. Submit photos, videos and blog content from their volunteer trip (within 4 weeks of completing the program) to be shared on either IVHQ’s or Intern Abroad HQ’s website and social media channels, subject to IVHQ's review.
    2. Ensure all content shared with external networks and social media platforms is aligned with guidelines provided by IVHQ or Intern Abroad HQ prior to the recipient’s volunteer trip.

General terms:

  1. The winner will be responsible for covering all other costs associated with traveling to and from the IVHQ Program, including but not limited to IVHQ program fee (for any amount over the US$1400 program fee credit) flights, travel insurance, visas, vaccinations, criminal background check and spending money.
  2. The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
  3. Please refer to IVHQ’s privacy policy for information about how IVHQ collects, uses and discloses your information.
  4. All entrants into the Promotion and the winner are also subject to the International Volunteer HQ Terms and Conditions of Service.
  5. The Promotion and these conditions of entry are governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of New Zealand.

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!