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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 CA$643 Equivalent to CA$92/day
2 weeks CA$962 Equivalent to CA$69/day
3 weeks CA$1186 Equivalent to CA$57/day
4 weeks CA$1410 Equivalent to CA$50/day
5 weeks CA$1634 Equivalent to CA$47/day
6 weeks CA$1859 Equivalent to CA$44/day
8 weeks CA$2307 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2756 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3204 Equivalent to CA$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$506 Equivalent to CA$72/day
2 weeks CA$817 Equivalent to CA$58/day
3 weeks CA$1085 Equivalent to CA$52/day
4 weeks CA$1352 Equivalent to CA$48/day
5 weeks CA$1620 Equivalent to CA$46/day
6 weeks CA$1880 Equivalent to CA$45/day
8 weeks CA$2387 Equivalent to CA$43/day
10 weeks CA$2879 Equivalent to CA$41/day
12 weeks CA$3313 Equivalent to CA$39/day
16 weeks CA$4181 Equivalent to CA$37/day
20 weeks CA$5049 Equivalent to CA$36/day
24 weeks CA$5859 Equivalent to CA$35/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 CA$759 Equivalent to CA$109/day
2 weeks CA$1280 Equivalent to CA$91/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$1497 Equivalent to CA$214/day
2 weeks CA$2987 Equivalent to CA$213/day
3 weeks CA$4405 Equivalent to CA$210/day
4 weeks CA$5823 Equivalent to CA$208/day
  • Accommodation
  • Weekday lunches
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$614 Equivalent to CA$88/day
2 weeks CA$885 Equivalent to CA$63/day
3 weeks CA$1163 Equivalent to CA$55/day
4 weeks CA$1412 Equivalent to CA$50/day
5 weeks CA$1646 Equivalent to CA$47/day
6 weeks CA$1880 Equivalent to CA$45/day
8 weeks CA$2327 Equivalent to CA$42/day
10 weeks CA$2775 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3222 Equivalent to CA$38/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$557 Equivalent to CA$80/day
2 weeks CA$820 Equivalent to CA$59/day
3 weeks CA$1083 Equivalent to CA$52/day
4 weeks CA$1354 Equivalent to CA$48/day
5 weeks CA$1610 Equivalent to CA$46/day
6 weeks CA$1837 Equivalent to CA$44/day
8 weeks CA$2284 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2731 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3178 Equivalent to CA$38/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 CA$1109 Equivalent to CA$79/day
3 weeks CA$1611 Equivalent to CA$77/day
4 weeks CA$2106 Equivalent to CA$75/day
5 weeks CA$2536 Equivalent to CA$72/day
6 weeks CA$2973 Equivalent to CA$71/day
8 weeks CA$3731 Equivalent to CA$67/day
10 weeks CA$4496 Equivalent to CA$64/day
12 weeks CA$5254 Equivalent to CA$63/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$1519 Equivalent to CA$304/day
2 weeks CA$2857 Equivalent to CA$286/day
3 weeks CA$4195 Equivalent to CA$280/day
4 weeks CA$5534 Equivalent to CA$277/day
5 weeks CA$6872 Equivalent to CA$275/day
6 weeks CA$8210 Equivalent to CA$274/day
8 weeks CA$10887 Equivalent to CA$272/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$824 Equivalent to CA$59/day
3 weeks CA$1041 Equivalent to CA$50/day
4 weeks CA$1258 Equivalent to CA$45/day
5 weeks CA$1475 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1692 Equivalent to CA$40/day
8 weeks CA$2126 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2560 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$2994 Equivalent to CA$36/day
16 weeks CA$3863 Equivalent to CA$34/day
20 weeks CA$4731 Equivalent to CA$34/day
24 weeks CA$5599 Equivalent to CA$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$622 Equivalent to CA$44/day
3 weeks CA$817 Equivalent to CA$39/day
4 weeks CA$983 Equivalent to CA$35/day
5 weeks CA$1150 Equivalent to CA$33/day
6 weeks CA$1316 Equivalent to CA$31/day
8 weeks CA$1649 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$1982 Equivalent to CA$28/day
12 weeks CA$2307 Equivalent to CA$27/day
16 weeks CA$2944 Equivalent to CA$26/day
20 weeks CA$3580 Equivalent to CA$26/day
24 weeks CA$4217 Equivalent to CA$25/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 CA$1273 Equivalent to CA$45/day
5 weeks CA$1584 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1750 Equivalent to CA$42/day
8 weeks CA$2083 Equivalent to CA$37/day
10 weeks CA$2560 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$2886 Equivalent to CA$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$484 Equivalent to CA$69/day
2 weeks CA$745 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$1005 Equivalent to CA$48/day
4 weeks CA$1265 Equivalent to CA$45/day
5 weeks CA$1526 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1786 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2307 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2828 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3349 Equivalent to CA$40/day
16 weeks CA$4391 Equivalent to CA$39/day
20 weeks CA$5432 Equivalent to CA$39/day
24 weeks CA$6474 Equivalent to CA$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$499 Equivalent to CA$83/day
2 weeks CA$847 Equivalent to CA$71/day
3 weeks CA$1174 Equivalent to CA$65/day
4 weeks CA$1493 Equivalent to CA$62/day
5 weeks CA$1811 Equivalent to CA$60/day
6 weeks CA$2129 Equivalent to CA$59/day
8 weeks CA$2708 Equivalent to CA$56/day
10 weeks CA$3287 Equivalent to CA$55/day
12 weeks CA$3865 Equivalent to CA$54/day
16 weeks CA$4849 Equivalent to CA$51/day
20 weeks CA$5833 Equivalent to CA$49/day
24 weeks CA$6817 Equivalent to CA$47/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$672 Equivalent to CA$96/day
2 weeks CA$1092 Equivalent to CA$78/day
3 weeks CA$1526 Equivalent to CA$73/day
4 weeks CA$1924 Equivalent to CA$69/day
5 weeks CA$2235 Equivalent to CA$64/day
6 weeks CA$2546 Equivalent to CA$61/day
8 weeks CA$3168 Equivalent to CA$57/day
10 weeks CA$3790 Equivalent to CA$54/day
12 weeks CA$4412 Equivalent to CA$53/day
16 weeks CA$5657 Equivalent to CA$51/day
20 weeks CA$6901 Equivalent to CA$49/day
24 weeks CA$8145 Equivalent to CA$48/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 CA$1768 Equivalent to CA$84/day
4 weeks CA$2162 Equivalent to CA$77/day
5 weeks CA$2474 Equivalent to CA$71/day
6 weeks CA$2785 Equivalent to CA$66/day
8 weeks CA$3407 Equivalent to CA$61/day
10 weeks CA$4022 Equivalent to CA$57/day
12 weeks CA$4644 Equivalent to CA$55/day
16 weeks CA$5888 Equivalent to CA$53/day
20 weeks CA$7132 Equivalent to CA$51/day
24 weeks CA$8377 Equivalent to CA$50/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 CA$2662 Equivalent to CA$380/day
2 weeks CA$4825 Equivalent to CA$345/day
3 weeks CA$7306 Equivalent to CA$348/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$998 Equivalent to CA$143/day
2 weeks CA$1591 Equivalent to CA$114/day
3 weeks CA$2184 Equivalent to CA$104/day
4 weeks CA$2777 Equivalent to CA$99/day
5 weeks CA$3371 Equivalent to CA$96/day
6 weeks CA$3964 Equivalent to CA$94/day
8 weeks CA$5150 Equivalent to CA$92/day
10 weeks CA$6337 Equivalent to CA$91/day
12 weeks CA$7523 Equivalent to CA$90/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 CA$1714 Equivalent to CA$245/day
2 weeks CA$2886 Equivalent to CA$206/day
3 weeks CA$4058 Equivalent to CA$193/day
4 weeks CA$5230 Equivalent to CA$187/day
5 weeks CA$6402 Equivalent to CA$183/day
6 weeks CA$7574 Equivalent to CA$180/day
8 weeks CA$9917 Equivalent to CA$177/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 CA$3125 Equivalent to CA$112/day
5 weeks CA$3747 Equivalent to CA$107/day
6 weeks CA$4369 Equivalent to CA$104/day
8 weeks CA$5613 Equivalent to CA$100/day
10 weeks CA$6857 Equivalent to CA$98/day
12 weeks CA$8102 Equivalent to CA$96/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$520 Equivalent to CA$74/day
2 weeks CA$745 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$969 Equivalent to CA$46/day
4 weeks CA$1193 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1417 Equivalent to CA$41/day
6 weeks CA$1642 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$2090 Equivalent to CA$37/day
10 weeks CA$2539 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$2987 Equivalent to CA$36/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$723 Equivalent to CA$103/day
2 weeks CA$1041 Equivalent to CA$74/day
3 weeks CA$1367 Equivalent to CA$65/day
4 weeks CA$1685 Equivalent to CA$60/day
5 weeks CA$1974 Equivalent to CA$56/day
6 weeks CA$2271 Equivalent to CA$54/day
8 weeks CA$2864 Equivalent to CA$51/day
10 weeks CA$3486 Equivalent to CA$50/day
12 weeks CA$4080 Equivalent to CA$49/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$2054 Equivalent to CA$147/day
3 weeks CA$2806 Equivalent to CA$134/day
4 weeks CA$3559 Equivalent to CA$127/day
5 weeks CA$4311 Equivalent to CA$123/day
6 weeks CA$5063 Equivalent to CA$121/day
8 weeks CA$6568 Equivalent to CA$117/day
10 weeks CA$8073 Equivalent to CA$115/day
12 weeks CA$9577 Equivalent to CA$114/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$549 Equivalent to CA$79/day
2 weeks CA$816 Equivalent to CA$58/day
3 weeks CA$1018 Equivalent to CA$49/day
4 weeks CA$1221 Equivalent to CA$44/day
5 weeks CA$1423 Equivalent to CA$41/day
6 weeks CA$1626 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$2118 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2610 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$3119 Equivalent to CA$37/day
16 weeks CA$4172 Equivalent to CA$37/day
20 weeks CA$5225 Equivalent to CA$37/day
24 weeks CA$6279 Equivalent to CA$37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$2242 Equivalent to CA$320/day
2 weeks CA$4239 Equivalent to CA$303/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$998 Equivalent to CA$143/day
2 weeks CA$1519 Equivalent to CA$109/day
3 weeks CA$2040 Equivalent to CA$97/day
4 weeks CA$2560 Equivalent to CA$91/day
5 weeks CA$3081 Equivalent to CA$88/day
6 weeks CA$3602 Equivalent to CA$86/day
8 weeks CA$4644 Equivalent to CA$83/day
10 weeks CA$5686 Equivalent to CA$81/day
12 weeks CA$6727 Equivalent to CA$80/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$535 Equivalent to CA$76/day
2 weeks CA$911 Equivalent to CA$65/day
3 weeks CA$1189 Equivalent to CA$57/day
4 weeks CA$1443 Equivalent to CA$52/day
5 weeks CA$1726 Equivalent to CA$49/day
6 weeks CA$2008 Equivalent to CA$48/day
8 weeks CA$2572 Equivalent to CA$46/day
10 weeks CA$3136 Equivalent to CA$45/day
12 weeks CA$3700 Equivalent to CA$44/day
16 weeks CA$4829 Equivalent to CA$43/day
20 weeks CA$5958 Equivalent to CA$43/day
24 weeks CA$7086 Equivalent to CA$42/day
Guatemala: 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 CA$2756 Equivalent to CA$394/day
2 weeks CA$5367 Equivalent to CA$383/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$477 Equivalent to CA$68/day
2 weeks CA$600 Equivalent to CA$43/day
3 weeks CA$795 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$991 Equivalent to CA$35/day
5 weeks CA$1186 Equivalent to CA$34/day
6 weeks CA$1381 Equivalent to CA$33/day
8 weeks CA$1801 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2191 Equivalent to CA$31/day
12 weeks CA$2582 Equivalent to CA$31/day
16 weeks CA$3363 Equivalent to CA$30/day
20 weeks CA$4145 Equivalent to CA$30/day
24 weeks CA$4926 Equivalent to CA$29/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$643 Equivalent to CA$92/day
2 weeks CA$853 Equivalent to CA$61/day
3 weeks CA$1063 Equivalent to CA$51/day
4 weeks CA$1273 Equivalent to CA$45/day
5 weeks CA$1482 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1692 Equivalent to CA$40/day
8 weeks CA$2112 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2531 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$2951 Equivalent to CA$35/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 CA$1135 Equivalent to CA$81/day
4 weeks CA$1815 Equivalent to CA$65/day
6 weeks CA$2380 Equivalent to CA$57/day
8 weeks CA$2864 Equivalent to CA$51/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$2365 Equivalent to CA$169/day
3 weeks CA$3334 Equivalent to CA$159/day
4 weeks CA$4304 Equivalent to CA$154/day
5 weeks CA$5273 Equivalent to CA$151/day
6 weeks CA$6243 Equivalent to CA$149/day
8 weeks CA$8181 Equivalent to CA$146/day
10 weeks CA$10120 Equivalent to CA$145/day
12 weeks CA$12059 Equivalent to CA$144/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$759 Equivalent to CA$109/day
2 weeks CA$1336 Equivalent to CA$95/day
3 weeks CA$1866 Equivalent to CA$89/day
4 weeks CA$2364 Equivalent to CA$84/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$1235 Equivalent to CA$177/day
2 weeks CA$1799 Equivalent to CA$129/day
3 weeks CA$2364 Equivalent to CA$113/day
4 weeks CA$2928 Equivalent to CA$105/day
5 weeks CA$3492 Equivalent to CA$100/day
6 weeks CA$4056 Equivalent to CA$97/day
8 weeks CA$5185 Equivalent to CA$93/day
10 weeks CA$6313 Equivalent to CA$90/day
12 weeks CA$7442 Equivalent to CA$89/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$542 Equivalent to CA$78/day
2 weeks CA$745 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$947 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1150 Equivalent to CA$41/day
5 weeks CA$1352 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1555 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1960 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2365 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2770 Equivalent to CA$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$412 Equivalent to CA$59/day
2 weeks CA$651 Equivalent to CA$47/day
3 weeks CA$889 Equivalent to CA$42/day
4 weeks CA$1121 Equivalent to CA$40/day
5 weeks CA$1352 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1584 Equivalent to CA$38/day
8 weeks CA$1902 Equivalent to CA$34/day
10 weeks CA$2220 Equivalent to CA$32/day
12 weeks CA$2539 Equivalent to CA$30/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$723 Equivalent to CA$103/day
2 weeks CA$1099 Equivalent to CA$79/day
3 weeks CA$1490 Equivalent to CA$71/day
4 weeks CA$1880 Equivalent to CA$67/day
5 weeks CA$2271 Equivalent to CA$65/day
6 weeks CA$2662 Equivalent to CA$63/day
8 weeks CA$3443 Equivalent to CA$61/day
10 weeks CA$4224 Equivalent to CA$60/day
12 weeks CA$5005 Equivalent to CA$60/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 CA$3038 Equivalent to CA$109/day
5 weeks CA$3609 Equivalent to CA$103/day
6 weeks CA$4181 Equivalent to CA$100/day
8 weeks CA$5295 Equivalent to CA$95/day
10 weeks CA$6438 Equivalent to CA$92/day
12 weeks CA$7581 Equivalent to CA$90/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$571 Equivalent to CA$82/day
2 weeks CA$1020 Equivalent to CA$73/day
3 weeks CA$1331 Equivalent to CA$63/day
4 weeks CA$1642 Equivalent to CA$59/day
5 weeks CA$1953 Equivalent to CA$56/day
6 weeks CA$2264 Equivalent to CA$54/day
8 weeks CA$2886 Equivalent to CA$52/day
10 weeks CA$3349 Equivalent to CA$48/day
12 weeks CA$3812 Equivalent to CA$45/day
16 weeks CA$4716 Equivalent to CA$42/day
20 weeks CA$5613 Equivalent to CA$40/day
24 weeks CA$6510 Equivalent to CA$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$1730 Equivalent to CA$124/day
3 weeks CA$2552 Equivalent to CA$122/day
4 weeks CA$3373 Equivalent to CA$121/day
5 weeks CA$4195 Equivalent to CA$120/day
6 weeks CA$5017 Equivalent to CA$119/day
8 weeks CA$6202 Equivalent to CA$111/day
10 weeks CA$7270 Equivalent to CA$104/day
12 weeks CA$8433 Equivalent to CA$100/day
16 weeks CA$11215 Equivalent to CA$100/day
20 weeks CA$13767 Equivalent to CA$98/day
24 weeks CA$16503 Equivalent to CA$98/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$397 Equivalent to CA$57/day
2 weeks CA$585 Equivalent to CA$42/day
3 weeks CA$774 Equivalent to CA$37/day
4 weeks CA$962 Equivalent to CA$34/day
5 weeks CA$1150 Equivalent to CA$33/day
6 weeks CA$1338 Equivalent to CA$32/day
8 weeks CA$1685 Equivalent to CA$30/day
10 weeks CA$2032 Equivalent to CA$29/day
12 weeks CA$2380 Equivalent to CA$28/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 CA$687 Equivalent to CA$98/day
2 weeks CA$1374 Equivalent to CA$98/day
3 weeks CA$1982 Equivalent to CA$94/day
4 weeks CA$2589 Equivalent to CA$93/day
5 weeks CA$3197 Equivalent to CA$91/day
6 weeks CA$3805 Equivalent to CA$91/day
8 weeks CA$5020 Equivalent to CA$90/day
10 weeks CA$6235 Equivalent to CA$89/day
12 weeks CA$7451 Equivalent to CA$89/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$1815 Equivalent to CA$130/day
3 weeks CA$2647 Equivalent to CA$126/day
4 weeks CA$3472 Equivalent to CA$124/day
5 weeks CA$4289 Equivalent to CA$123/day
6 weeks CA$5100 Equivalent to CA$121/day
8 weeks CA$6698 Equivalent to CA$120/day
10 weeks CA$8283 Equivalent to CA$118/day
12 weeks CA$9860 Equivalent to CA$117/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
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$535 Equivalent to CA$76/day
2 weeks CA$911 Equivalent to CA$65/day
3 weeks CA$1189 Equivalent to CA$57/day
4 weeks CA$1443 Equivalent to CA$52/day
5 weeks CA$1726 Equivalent to CA$49/day
6 weeks CA$2008 Equivalent to CA$48/day
8 weeks CA$2572 Equivalent to CA$46/day
10 weeks CA$3136 Equivalent to CA$45/day
12 weeks CA$3700 Equivalent to CA$44/day
16 weeks CA$4829 Equivalent to CA$43/day
20 weeks CA$5958 Equivalent to CA$43/day
24 weeks CA$7086 Equivalent to CA$42/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$397 Equivalent to CA$57/day
2 weeks CA$706 Equivalent to CA$50/day
3 weeks CA$1012 Equivalent to CA$48/day
4 weeks CA$1208 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1409 Equivalent to CA$40/day
6 weeks CA$1611 Equivalent to CA$38/day
8 weeks CA$2031 Equivalent to CA$36/day
10 weeks CA$2436 Equivalent to CA$35/day
12 weeks CA$2841 Equivalent to CA$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$549 Equivalent to CA$79/day
2 weeks CA$769 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1047 Equivalent to CA$50/day
4 weeks CA$1296 Equivalent to CA$46/day
5 weeks CA$1545 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1794 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2291 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2789 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3287 Equivalent to CA$39/day
16 weeks CA$4282 Equivalent to CA$38/day
20 weeks CA$5278 Equivalent to CA$38/day
24 weeks CA$6273 Equivalent to CA$37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$1020 Equivalent to CA$146/day
2 weeks CA$1540 Equivalent to CA$110/day
3 weeks CA$2061 Equivalent to CA$98/day
4 weeks CA$2582 Equivalent to CA$92/day
5 weeks CA$3117 Equivalent to CA$89/day
6 weeks CA$3653 Equivalent to CA$87/day
8 weeks CA$4723 Equivalent to CA$84/day
10 weeks CA$5794 Equivalent to CA$83/day
12 weeks CA$6865 Equivalent to CA$82/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 CA$1707 Equivalent to CA$244/day
2 weeks CA$2879 Equivalent to CA$206/day
3 weeks CA$4051 Equivalent to CA$193/day
4 weeks CA$5223 Equivalent to CA$187/day
5 weeks CA$6409 Equivalent to CA$183/day
6 weeks CA$7595 Equivalent to CA$181/day
8 weeks CA$9968 Equivalent to CA$178/day
10 weeks CA$12341 Equivalent to CA$176/day
12 weeks CA$14714 Equivalent to CA$175/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 CA$1805 Equivalent to CA$129/day
4 weeks CA$2876 Equivalent to CA$103/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 CA$1830 Equivalent to CA$131/day
3 weeks CA$2568 Equivalent to CA$122/day
4 weeks CA$3305 Equivalent to CA$118/day
5 weeks CA$4058 Equivalent to CA$116/day
6 weeks CA$4810 Equivalent to CA$115/day
8 weeks CA$6315 Equivalent to CA$113/day
10 weeks CA$7820 Equivalent to CA$112/day
12 weeks CA$9324 Equivalent to CA$111/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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.

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 CA$904 Equivalent to CA$129/day
2 weeks CA$1374 Equivalent to CA$98/day
3 weeks CA$1801 Equivalent to CA$86/day
4 weeks CA$2271 Equivalent to CA$81/day
5 weeks CA$2738 Equivalent to CA$78/day
6 weeks CA$3204 Equivalent to CA$76/day
8 weeks CA$4069 Equivalent to CA$73/day
10 weeks CA$4861 Equivalent to CA$69/day
12 weeks CA$5722 Equivalent to CA$68/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 CA$2965 Equivalent to CA$424/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$729 Equivalent to CA$104/day
2 weeks CA$1254 Equivalent to CA$90/day
3 weeks CA$1640 Equivalent to CA$78/day
4 weeks CA$2026 Equivalent to CA$72/day
5 weeks CA$2407 Equivalent to CA$69/day
6 weeks CA$2788 Equivalent to CA$66/day
8 weeks CA$3549 Equivalent to CA$63/day
10 weeks CA$4310 Equivalent to CA$62/day
12 weeks CA$5050 Equivalent to CA$60/day
16 weeks CA$6532 Equivalent to CA$58/day
20 weeks CA$7987 Equivalent to CA$57/day
24 weeks CA$9434 Equivalent to CA$56/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$397 Equivalent to CA$57/day
2 weeks CA$643 Equivalent to CA$46/day
3 weeks CA$889 Equivalent to CA$42/day
4 weeks CA$1135 Equivalent to CA$41/day
5 weeks CA$1381 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1627 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$2119 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2611 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$3103 Equivalent to CA$37/day
16 weeks CA$4087 Equivalent to CA$36/day
20 weeks CA$5071 Equivalent to CA$36/day
24 weeks CA$6054 Equivalent to CA$36/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 CA$499 Equivalent to CA$71/day
2 weeks CA$846 Equivalent to CA$60/day
3 weeks CA$1193 Equivalent to CA$57/day
4 weeks CA$1540 Equivalent to CA$55/day
5 weeks CA$1888 Equivalent to CA$54/day
6 weeks CA$2235 Equivalent to CA$53/day
8 weeks CA$2929 Equivalent to CA$52/day
10 weeks CA$3624 Equivalent to CA$52/day
12 weeks CA$4318 Equivalent to CA$51/day
16 weeks CA$5707 Equivalent to CA$51/day
20 weeks CA$7096 Equivalent to CA$51/day
24 weeks CA$8485 Equivalent to CA$51/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$1410 Equivalent to CA$101/day
4 weeks CA$2336 Equivalent to CA$83/day
6 weeks CA$3262 Equivalent to CA$78/day
8 weeks CA$4188 Equivalent to CA$75/day
10 weeks CA$5114 Equivalent to CA$73/day
12 weeks CA$6040 Equivalent to CA$72/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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

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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 CA$506 Equivalent to CA$72/day
2 weeks CA$824 Equivalent to CA$59/day
3 weeks CA$1244 Equivalent to CA$59/day
4 weeks CA$1692 Equivalent to CA$60/day
5 weeks CA$2126 Equivalent to CA$61/day
6 weeks CA$2546 Equivalent to CA$61/day
8 weeks CA$3385 Equivalent to CA$60/day
10 weeks CA$4224 Equivalent to CA$60/day
12 weeks CA$5063 Equivalent to CA$60/day
16 weeks CA$6742 Equivalent to CA$60/day
20 weeks CA$8420 Equivalent to CA$60/day
24 weeks CA$10098 Equivalent to CA$60/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 CA$571 Equivalent to CA$82/day
2 weeks CA$983 Equivalent to CA$70/day
3 weeks CA$1316 Equivalent to CA$63/day
4 weeks CA$1743 Equivalent to CA$62/day
5 weeks CA$2199 Equivalent to CA$63/day
6 weeks CA$2618 Equivalent to CA$62/day
8 weeks CA$3457 Equivalent to CA$62/day
10 weeks CA$4282 Equivalent to CA$61/day
12 weeks CA$5121 Equivalent to CA$61/day
16 weeks CA$6785 Equivalent to CA$61/day
20 weeks CA$8463 Equivalent to CA$60/day
24 weeks CA$10142 Equivalent to CA$60/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 CA$1846 Equivalent to CA$132/day
3 weeks CA$2555 Equivalent to CA$122/day
4 weeks CA$3032 Equivalent to CA$108/day
5 weeks CA$3256 Equivalent to CA$93/day
6 weeks CA$3821 Equivalent to CA$91/day
8 weeks CA$5033 Equivalent to CA$90/day
10 weeks CA$6245 Equivalent to CA$89/day
12 weeks CA$7456 Equivalent to CA$89/day
16 weeks CA$9881 Equivalent to CA$88/day
20 weeks CA$12305 Equivalent to CA$88/day
24 weeks CA$14728 Equivalent to CA$88/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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

Explore volunteering in Spain - Barcelona
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 CA$1128 Equivalent to CA$161/day
2 weeks CA$1794 Equivalent to CA$128/day
3 weeks CA$2459 Equivalent to CA$117/day
4 weeks CA$3125 Equivalent to CA$112/day
5 weeks CA$3790 Equivalent to CA$108/day
6 weeks CA$4456 Equivalent to CA$106/day
8 weeks CA$5787 Equivalent to CA$103/day
10 weeks CA$7118 Equivalent to CA$102/day
12 weeks CA$8449 Equivalent to CA$101/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 CA$1620 Equivalent to CA$231/day
2 weeks CA$2734 Equivalent to CA$195/day
3 weeks CA$3848 Equivalent to CA$183/day
4 weeks CA$4962 Equivalent to CA$177/day
5 weeks CA$6076 Equivalent to CA$174/day
6 weeks CA$7190 Equivalent to CA$171/day
8 weeks CA$9418 Equivalent to CA$168/day
10 weeks CA$11646 Equivalent to CA$166/day
12 weeks CA$13875 Equivalent to CA$165/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, dinners, 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 dinners, 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 CA$549 Equivalent to CA$79/day
2 weeks CA$769 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1047 Equivalent to CA$50/day
4 weeks CA$1296 Equivalent to CA$46/day
5 weeks CA$1545 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1794 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2291 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2789 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3287 Equivalent to CA$39/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 CA$1051 Equivalent to CA$75/day
3 weeks CA$1524 Equivalent to CA$73/day
4 weeks CA$1990 Equivalent to CA$71/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 CA$1461 Equivalent to CA$104/day
3 weeks CA$2162 Equivalent to CA$103/day
4 weeks CA$2864 Equivalent to CA$102/day
5 weeks CA$3566 Equivalent to CA$102/day
6 weeks CA$4268 Equivalent to CA$102/day
8 weeks CA$5671 Equivalent to CA$101/day
10 weeks CA$7074 Equivalent to CA$101/day
12 weeks CA$8478 Equivalent to CA$101/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$426 Equivalent to CA$61/day
2 weeks CA$600 Equivalent to CA$43/day
3 weeks CA$853 Equivalent to CA$41/day
4 weeks CA$1056 Equivalent to CA$38/day
5 weeks CA$1273 Equivalent to CA$36/day
6 weeks CA$1490 Equivalent to CA$35/day
8 weeks CA$1945 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2423 Equivalent to CA$35/day
12 weeks CA$2900 Equivalent to CA$35/day
16 weeks CA$3855 Equivalent to CA$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$643 Equivalent to CA$92/day
2 weeks CA$759 Equivalent to CA$54/day
3 weeks CA$904 Equivalent to CA$43/day
4 weeks CA$1092 Equivalent to CA$39/day
5 weeks CA$1265 Equivalent to CA$36/day
6 weeks CA$1425 Equivalent to CA$34/day
8 weeks CA$1757 Equivalent to CA$31/day
10 weeks CA$2134 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2510 Equivalent to CA$30/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 CA$716 Equivalent to CA$102/day
2 weeks CA$904 Equivalent to CA$65/day
3 weeks CA$1121 Equivalent to CA$53/day
4 weeks CA$1381 Equivalent to CA$49/day
5 weeks CA$1627 Equivalent to CA$47/day
6 weeks CA$1859 Equivalent to CA$44/day
8 weeks CA$2336 Equivalent to CA$42/day
10 weeks CA$2857 Equivalent to CA$41/day
12 weeks CA$3378 Equivalent to CA$40/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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

Explore volunteering in Thailand - Hua Hin
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 CA$578 Equivalent to CA$83/day
2 weeks CA$795 Equivalent to CA$57/day
3 weeks CA$1070 Equivalent to CA$51/day
4 weeks CA$1316 Equivalent to CA$47/day
5 weeks CA$1562 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1808 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2300 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2792 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3284 Equivalent to CA$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$897 Equivalent to CA$128/day
2 weeks CA$1475 Equivalent to CA$105/day
3 weeks CA$2003 Equivalent to CA$95/day
4 weeks CA$2501 Equivalent to CA$89/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$1511 Equivalent to CA$108/day
4 weeks CA$2582 Equivalent to CA$92/day
6 weeks CA$3653 Equivalent to CA$87/day
8 weeks CA$4723 Equivalent to CA$84/day
10 weeks CA$5794 Equivalent to CA$83/day
12 weeks CA$6662 Equivalent to CA$79/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$578 Equivalent to CA$83/day
2 weeks CA$795 Equivalent to CA$57/day
3 weeks CA$1070 Equivalent to CA$51/day
4 weeks CA$1316 Equivalent to CA$47/day
5 weeks CA$1562 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1808 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2300 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2792 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3284 Equivalent to CA$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$557 Equivalent to CA$80/day
2 weeks CA$774 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1034 Equivalent to CA$49/day
4 weeks CA$1222 Equivalent to CA$44/day
5 weeks CA$1425 Equivalent to CA$41/day
6 weeks CA$1613 Equivalent to CA$38/day
8 weeks CA$1989 Equivalent to CA$36/day
10 weeks CA$2365 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2741 Equivalent to CA$33/day
16 weeks CA$3494 Equivalent to CA$31/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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 CA$817 Equivalent to CA$117/day
2 weeks CA$1085 Equivalent to CA$78/day
3 weeks CA$1352 Equivalent to CA$64/day
4 weeks CA$1620 Equivalent to CA$58/day
5 weeks CA$1888 Equivalent to CA$54/day
6 weeks CA$2155 Equivalent to CA$51/day
8 weeks CA$2691 Equivalent to CA$48/day
10 weeks CA$3175 Equivalent to CA$45/day
12 weeks CA$3609 Equivalent to CA$43/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 CA$918 Equivalent to CA$131/day
2 weeks CA$1287 Equivalent to CA$92/day
3 weeks CA$1656 Equivalent to CA$79/day
4 weeks CA$2025 Equivalent to CA$72/day
5 weeks CA$2394 Equivalent to CA$68/day
6 weeks CA$2763 Equivalent to CA$66/day
8 weeks CA$3501 Equivalent to CA$63/day
10 weeks CA$4188 Equivalent to CA$60/day
12 weeks CA$4825 Equivalent to CA$57/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized 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 CA$476) 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 CAD.
  • 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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