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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.
2 weeks CA$915 Equivalent to CA$65/day
3 weeks CA$1137 Equivalent to CA$54/day
4 weeks CA$1358 Equivalent to CA$49/day
5 weeks CA$1580 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1802 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2245 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2688 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$3132 Equivalent to CA$37/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$464 Equivalent to CA$66/day
2 weeks CA$772 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1036 Equivalent to CA$49/day
4 weeks CA$1301 Equivalent to CA$46/day
5 weeks CA$1566 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1823 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2324 Equivalent to CA$42/day
10 weeks CA$2810 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3239 Equivalent to CA$39/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 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, 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.
1 week CA$1444 Equivalent to CA$206/day
2 weeks CA$2917 Equivalent to CA$208/day
3 weeks CA$4319 Equivalent to CA$206/day
4 weeks CA$5721 Equivalent to CA$204/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$572 Equivalent to CA$82/day
2 weeks CA$839 Equivalent to CA$60/day
3 weeks CA$1114 Equivalent to CA$53/day
4 weeks CA$1360 Equivalent to CA$49/day
5 weeks CA$1591 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1823 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2265 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2707 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3149 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 School and Community 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.
1 week CA$514 Equivalent to CA$74/day
2 weeks CA$775 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1035 Equivalent to CA$49/day
4 weeks CA$1302 Equivalent to CA$47/day
5 weeks CA$1556 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1780 Equivalent to CA$42/day
8 weeks CA$2222 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2664 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$3106 Equivalent to CA$37/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.
2 weeks CA$1061 Equivalent to CA$76/day
3 weeks CA$1557 Equivalent to CA$74/day
4 weeks CA$2046 Equivalent to CA$73/day
5 weeks CA$2471 Equivalent to CA$71/day
6 weeks CA$2903 Equivalent to CA$69/day
8 weeks CA$3652 Equivalent to CA$65/day
10 weeks CA$4409 Equivalent to CA$63/day
12 weeks CA$5159 Equivalent to CA$61/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 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.
1 week CA$1466 Equivalent to CA$293/day
2 weeks CA$2789 Equivalent to CA$279/day
3 weeks CA$4112 Equivalent to CA$274/day
4 weeks CA$5435 Equivalent to CA$272/day
5 weeks CA$6758 Equivalent to CA$270/day
6 weeks CA$8081 Equivalent to CA$269/day
8 weeks CA$10727 Equivalent to CA$268/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 language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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$200 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 and US$30 per week for dive gear rental.
  • 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.
2 weeks CA$779 Equivalent to CA$56/day
3 weeks CA$994 Equivalent to CA$47/day
4 weeks CA$1208 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1423 Equivalent to CA$41/day
6 weeks CA$1637 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$2066 Equivalent to CA$37/day
10 weeks CA$2495 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$2924 Equivalent to CA$35/day
16 weeks CA$3783 Equivalent to CA$34/day
20 weeks CA$4641 Equivalent to CA$33/day
24 weeks CA$5499 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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$150 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnaval festival (scheduled for February 16th - 22nd, 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.

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.
2 weeks CA$579 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$772 Equivalent to CA$37/day
4 weeks CA$936 Equivalent to CA$33/day
5 weeks CA$1101 Equivalent to CA$31/day
6 weeks CA$1265 Equivalent to CA$30/day
8 weeks CA$1594 Equivalent to CA$28/day
10 weeks CA$1923 Equivalent to CA$27/day
12 weeks CA$2245 Equivalent to CA$27/day
16 weeks CA$2874 Equivalent to CA$26/day
20 weeks CA$3504 Equivalent to CA$25/day
24 weeks CA$4133 Equivalent to CA$25/day
Cambodia: 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.
4 weeks CA$1222 Equivalent to CA$44/day
5 weeks CA$1530 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1694 Equivalent to CA$40/day
8 weeks CA$2023 Equivalent to CA$36/day
10 weeks CA$2495 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$2817 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 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.
1 week CA$443 Equivalent to CA$63/day
2 weeks CA$700 Equivalent to CA$50/day
3 weeks CA$958 Equivalent to CA$46/day
4 weeks CA$1215 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1473 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1730 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2245 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2760 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3275 Equivalent to CA$39/day
16 weeks CA$4305 Equivalent to CA$38/day
20 weeks CA$5334 Equivalent to CA$38/day
24 weeks CA$6364 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

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.
1 week CA$543 Equivalent to CA$78/day
2 weeks CA$958 Equivalent to CA$68/day
3 weeks CA$1365 Equivalent to CA$65/day
4 weeks CA$1723 Equivalent to CA$62/day
5 weeks CA$2016 Equivalent to CA$58/day
6 weeks CA$2309 Equivalent to CA$55/day
8 weeks CA$2896 Equivalent to CA$52/day
10 weeks CA$3482 Equivalent to CA$50/day
12 weeks CA$4069 Equivalent to CA$48/day
16 weeks CA$5242 Equivalent to CA$47/day
20 weeks CA$6414 Equivalent to CA$46/day
24 weeks CA$7587 Equivalent to CA$45/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.
3 weeks CA$1594 Equivalent to CA$76/day
4 weeks CA$1980 Equivalent to CA$71/day
5 weeks CA$2274 Equivalent to CA$65/day
6 weeks CA$2567 Equivalent to CA$61/day
8 weeks CA$3153 Equivalent to CA$56/day
10 weeks CA$3740 Equivalent to CA$53/day
12 weeks CA$4326 Equivalent to CA$52/day
16 weeks CA$5499 Equivalent to CA$49/day
20 weeks CA$6672 Equivalent to CA$48/day
24 weeks CA$7845 Equivalent to CA$47/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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, Dental, Eco-Agriculture and Construction projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project has an extra cost of US$95 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$740.
  • 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, such as lunches (except for Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture Conservation volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

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.
1 week CA$785 Equivalent to CA$112/day
2 weeks CA$1171 Equivalent to CA$84/day
3 weeks CA$1557 Equivalent to CA$74/day
4 weeks CA$1943 Equivalent to CA$69/day
5 weeks CA$2329 Equivalent to CA$67/day
6 weeks CA$2716 Equivalent to CA$65/day
8 weeks CA$3488 Equivalent to CA$62/day
10 weeks CA$4260 Equivalent to CA$61/day
12 weeks CA$5033 Equivalent to CA$60/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.
1 week CA$1323 Equivalent to CA$189/day
2 weeks CA$2195 Equivalent to CA$157/day
3 weeks CA$3067 Equivalent to CA$146/day
4 weeks CA$4083 Equivalent to CA$146/day
5 weeks CA$5098 Equivalent to CA$146/day
6 weeks CA$6114 Equivalent to CA$146/day
8 weeks CA$7859 Equivalent to CA$140/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

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.
1 week CA$386 Equivalent to CA$55/day
2 weeks CA$572 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$765 Equivalent to CA$36/day
4 weeks CA$965 Equivalent to CA$34/day
5 weeks CA$1187 Equivalent to CA$34/day
6 weeks CA$1380 Equivalent to CA$33/day
8 weeks CA$1752 Equivalent to CA$31/day
10 weeks CA$2209 Equivalent to CA$32/day
12 weeks CA$2538 Equivalent to CA$30/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

Ecuador - Santa Elena

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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.
1 week CA$522 Equivalent to CA$75/day
2 weeks CA$707 Equivalent to CA$51/day
3 weeks CA$943 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1137 Equivalent to CA$41/day
5 weeks CA$1373 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1566 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1938 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2410 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2724 Equivalent to CA$32/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 and Environmental Education projects also have an extra cost of US$40 for materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • 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 Santa Elena generally find US$50 - US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, Spanish language lessons, 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.
1 week CA$607 Equivalent to CA$87/day
2 weeks CA$882 Equivalent to CA$63/day
3 weeks CA$1164 Equivalent to CA$55/day
4 weeks CA$1438 Equivalent to CA$51/day
5 weeks CA$1684 Equivalent to CA$48/day
6 weeks CA$1938 Equivalent to CA$46/day
8 weeks CA$2444 Equivalent to CA$44/day
10 weeks CA$2950 Equivalent to CA$42/day
12 weeks CA$3457 Equivalent to CA$41/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

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.
1 week CA$386 Equivalent to CA$55/day
2 weeks CA$586 Equivalent to CA$42/day
3 weeks CA$758 Equivalent to CA$36/day
4 weeks CA$929 Equivalent to CA$33/day
5 weeks CA$1101 Equivalent to CA$31/day
6 weeks CA$1315 Equivalent to CA$31/day
8 weeks CA$1730 Equivalent to CA$31/day
10 weeks CA$2145 Equivalent to CA$31/day
12 weeks CA$2574 Equivalent to CA$31/day
16 weeks CA$3461 Equivalent to CA$31/day
20 weeks CA$4348 Equivalent to CA$31/day
24 weeks CA$5234 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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$49 per week for additional supervision, materials and logistics involved. The Health Education and Outreach project has a one-off payment of US$520.
  • 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 Ghana generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including water, toilet paper, transport and miscellaneous spending.

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.
1 week CA$822 Equivalent to CA$117/day
2 weeks CA$1308 Equivalent to CA$93/day
3 weeks CA$1795 Equivalent to CA$85/day
4 weeks CA$2281 Equivalent to CA$81/day
5 weeks CA$2767 Equivalent to CA$79/day
6 weeks CA$3253 Equivalent to CA$77/day
8 weeks CA$4226 Equivalent to CA$75/day
10 weeks CA$5199 Equivalent to CA$74/day
12 weeks CA$6171 Equivalent to CA$73/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

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.
1 week CA$472 Equivalent to CA$67/day
2 weeks CA$815 Equivalent to CA$58/day
3 weeks CA$1108 Equivalent to CA$53/day
4 weeks CA$1394 Equivalent to CA$50/day
5 weeks CA$1637 Equivalent to CA$47/day
6 weeks CA$1880 Equivalent to CA$45/day
8 weeks CA$2367 Equivalent to CA$42/day
10 weeks CA$2853 Equivalent to CA$41/day
12 weeks CA$3339 Equivalent to CA$40/day
16 weeks CA$4312 Equivalent to CA$39/day
20 weeks CA$5284 Equivalent to CA$38/day
24 weeks CA$6257 Equivalent to CA$37/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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, Turtle Conservation, Construction, Eco-Agriculture Conservation and Mayan Cultural Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project also has an extra cost of US$95 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$505.
  • 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.
1 week CA$357 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$457 Equivalent to CA$33/day
3 weeks CA$629 Equivalent to CA$30/day
4 weeks CA$800 Equivalent to CA$29/day
5 weeks CA$972 Equivalent to CA$28/day
6 weeks CA$1144 Equivalent to CA$27/day
8 weeks CA$1487 Equivalent to CA$27/day
10 weeks CA$1830 Equivalent to CA$26/day
12 weeks CA$2174 Equivalent to CA$26/day
16 weeks CA$2860 Equivalent to CA$26/day
20 weeks CA$3547 Equivalent to CA$25/day
24 weeks CA$4233 Equivalent to CA$25/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$600 Equivalent to CA$86/day
2 weeks CA$808 Equivalent to CA$58/day
3 weeks CA$1015 Equivalent to CA$48/day
4 weeks CA$1222 Equivalent to CA$44/day
5 weeks CA$1430 Equivalent to CA$41/day
6 weeks CA$1637 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$2052 Equivalent to CA$37/day
10 weeks CA$2467 Equivalent to CA$35/day
12 weeks CA$2882 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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, Physical Therapy and Dentistry projects have a minimum duration of 2 weeks. A surcharge of US$60 per week for the Medical and Physical Therapy projects, and US$50 per week for the Dentistry project, for training and resources used on these projects.
  • 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.
2 weeks CA$1280 Equivalent to CA$91/day
3 weeks CA$1737 Equivalent to CA$83/day
4 weeks CA$2195 Equivalent to CA$78/day
5 weeks CA$2653 Equivalent to CA$76/day
6 weeks CA$3110 Equivalent to CA$74/day
8 weeks CA$4026 Equivalent to CA$72/day
10 weeks CA$4941 Equivalent to CA$71/day
12 weeks CA$5857 Equivalent to CA$70/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

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.
1 week CA$564 Equivalent to CA$81/day
2 weeks CA$1022 Equivalent to CA$73/day
3 weeks CA$1430 Equivalent to CA$68/day
4 weeks CA$1823 Equivalent to CA$65/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 language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 Jamaica generally find US$300 per week to be sufficient for additional expenses. You should allow extra (or pre-pay via your file) for local sightseeing excursions and the meal plan if required.

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.
1 week CA$965 Equivalent to CA$138/day
2 weeks CA$1408 Equivalent to CA$101/day
3 weeks CA$1895 Equivalent to CA$90/day
4 weeks CA$2381 Equivalent to CA$85/day
5 weeks CA$2867 Equivalent to CA$82/day
6 weeks CA$3354 Equivalent to CA$80/day
8 weeks CA$4326 Equivalent to CA$77/day
10 weeks CA$5299 Equivalent to CA$76/day
12 weeks CA$6271 Equivalent to CA$75/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

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.
1 week CA$400 Equivalent to CA$57/day
2 weeks CA$572 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$743 Equivalent to CA$35/day
4 weeks CA$915 Equivalent to CA$33/day
5 weeks CA$1087 Equivalent to CA$31/day
6 weeks CA$1258 Equivalent to CA$30/day
8 weeks CA$1601 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$1945 Equivalent to CA$28/day
12 weeks CA$2288 Equivalent to CA$27/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$371 Equivalent to CA$53/day
2 weeks CA$607 Equivalent to CA$43/day
3 weeks CA$843 Equivalent to CA$40/day
4 weeks CA$1072 Equivalent to CA$38/day
5 weeks CA$1301 Equivalent to CA$37/day
6 weeks CA$1530 Equivalent to CA$36/day
8 weeks CA$1845 Equivalent to CA$33/day
10 weeks CA$2159 Equivalent to CA$31/day
12 weeks CA$2474 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$500 Equivalent to CA$72/day
2 weeks CA$858 Equivalent to CA$61/day
3 weeks CA$1144 Equivalent to CA$54/day
4 weeks CA$1430 Equivalent to CA$51/day
5 weeks CA$1716 Equivalent to CA$49/day
6 weeks CA$2002 Equivalent to CA$48/day
8 weeks CA$2574 Equivalent to CA$46/day
10 weeks CA$3146 Equivalent to CA$45/day
12 weeks CA$3718 Equivalent to CA$44/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.
4 weeks CA$2174 Equivalent to CA$78/day
5 weeks CA$2503 Equivalent to CA$72/day
6 weeks CA$2831 Equivalent to CA$67/day
8 weeks CA$3489 Equivalent to CA$62/day
10 weeks CA$4147 Equivalent to CA$59/day
12 weeks CA$4805 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 language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 Community Development project has a surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision and materials used on this project. The Turtle Conservation project has a surcharge of US$75 per week for additional transportation, supervision and materials used on this project. The Island Outreach has a one off payment of US$565.
  • 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.

Mexico - Merida

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Volunteer projects available in Mexico - Merida

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.
1 week CA$457 Equivalent to CA$65/day
2 weeks CA$743 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$1015 Equivalent to CA$48/day
4 weeks CA$1258 Equivalent to CA$45/day
5 weeks CA$1458 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1702 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2188 Equivalent to CA$39/day
10 weeks CA$2674 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$3160 Equivalent to CA$38/day
16 weeks CA$4133 Equivalent to CA$37/day
20 weeks CA$5106 Equivalent to CA$36/day
24 weeks CA$6078 Equivalent to CA$36/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$65 to cover training and resources used in this project.
  • 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 Mexico generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, Spanish language lessons, and local tours and activities.

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.
1 week CA$443 Equivalent to CA$63/day
2 weeks CA$829 Equivalent to CA$59/day
3 weeks CA$1101 Equivalent to CA$52/day
4 weeks CA$1373 Equivalent to CA$49/day
5 weeks CA$1644 Equivalent to CA$47/day
6 weeks CA$1916 Equivalent to CA$46/day
8 weeks CA$2460 Equivalent to CA$44/day
10 weeks CA$2860 Equivalent to CA$41/day
12 weeks CA$3261 Equivalent to CA$39/day
16 weeks CA$4062 Equivalent to CA$36/day
20 weeks CA$4862 Equivalent to CA$35/day
24 weeks CA$5663 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

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.
1 week CA$357 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$543 Equivalent to CA$39/day
3 weeks CA$729 Equivalent to CA$35/day
4 weeks CA$915 Equivalent to CA$33/day
5 weeks CA$1101 Equivalent to CA$31/day
6 weeks CA$1287 Equivalent to CA$31/day
8 weeks CA$1630 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$1973 Equivalent to CA$28/day
12 weeks CA$2317 Equivalent to CA$28/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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
2 weeks CA$1337 Equivalent to CA$96/day
3 weeks CA$1980 Equivalent to CA$94/day
4 weeks CA$2617 Equivalent to CA$93/day
5 weeks CA$3246 Equivalent to CA$93/day
6 weeks CA$3876 Equivalent to CA$92/day
8 weeks CA$5113 Equivalent to CA$91/day
10 weeks CA$6336 Equivalent to CA$91/day
12 weeks CA$7544 Equivalent to CA$90/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

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.
1 week CA$472 Equivalent to CA$67/day
2 weeks CA$815 Equivalent to CA$58/day
3 weeks CA$1108 Equivalent to CA$53/day
4 weeks CA$1394 Equivalent to CA$50/day
5 weeks CA$1637 Equivalent to CA$47/day
6 weeks CA$1880 Equivalent to CA$45/day
8 weeks CA$2367 Equivalent to CA$42/day
10 weeks CA$2853 Equivalent to CA$41/day
12 weeks CA$3339 Equivalent to CA$40/day
16 weeks CA$4312 Equivalent to CA$39/day
20 weeks CA$5284 Equivalent to CA$38/day
24 weeks CA$6257 Equivalent to CA$37/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 Jungle Conservation, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Construction and Renovation, Medical and Andean Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials, meals (if applicable) and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project also has an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$510.
  • 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 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.
1 week CA$357 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$662 Equivalent to CA$47/day
3 weeks CA$965 Equivalent to CA$46/day
4 weeks CA$1158 Equivalent to CA$41/day
5 weeks CA$1357 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1557 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1972 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2372 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2773 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
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 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.
1 week CA$507 Equivalent to CA$73/day
2 weeks CA$725 Equivalent to CA$52/day
3 weeks CA$999 Equivalent to CA$48/day
4 weeks CA$1245 Equivalent to CA$45/day
5 weeks CA$1491 Equivalent to CA$43/day
6 weeks CA$1737 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2229 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2721 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3213 Equivalent to CA$38/day
16 weeks CA$4197 Equivalent to CA$37/day
20 weeks CA$5181 Equivalent to CA$37/day
24 weeks CA$6165 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$722 Equivalent to CA$103/day
2 weeks CA$1111 Equivalent to CA$79/day
3 weeks CA$1500 Equivalent to CA$71/day
4 weeks CA$1889 Equivalent to CA$67/day
5 weeks CA$2278 Equivalent to CA$65/day
6 weeks CA$2667 Equivalent to CA$64/day
8 weeks CA$3445 Equivalent to CA$62/day
10 weeks CA$4302 Equivalent to CA$61/day
12 weeks CA$5080 Equivalent to CA$60/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.
1 week CA$1294 Equivalent to CA$185/day
2 weeks CA$2298 Equivalent to CA$164/day
3 weeks CA$3302 Equivalent to CA$157/day
4 weeks CA$4306 Equivalent to CA$154/day
5 weeks CA$5310 Equivalent to CA$152/day
6 weeks CA$6314 Equivalent to CA$150/day
8 weeks CA$8322 Equivalent to CA$149/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.
2 weeks CA$1261 Equivalent to CA$90/day
4 weeks CA$2182 Equivalent to CA$78/day
Portugal: Wildlife 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.
2 weeks CA$1254 Equivalent to CA$90/day
3 weeks CA$1643 Equivalent to CA$78/day
4 weeks CA$2032 Equivalent to CA$73/day
5 weeks CA$2421 Equivalent to CA$69/day
6 weeks CA$2810 Equivalent to CA$67/day
8 weeks CA$3588 Equivalent to CA$64/day
10 weeks CA$4445 Equivalent to CA$64/day
12 weeks CA$5223 Equivalent to CA$62/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.

Puerto Rico

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Volunteer projects available in Puerto Rico

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.
1 week CA$858 Equivalent to CA$123/day
2 weeks CA$1323 Equivalent to CA$95/day
3 weeks CA$1744 Equivalent to CA$83/day
4 weeks CA$2209 Equivalent to CA$79/day
5 weeks CA$2671 Equivalent to CA$76/day
6 weeks CA$3132 Equivalent to CA$75/day
8 weeks CA$3987 Equivalent to CA$71/day
10 weeks CA$4770 Equivalent to CA$68/day
12 weeks CA$5621 Equivalent to CA$67/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$514 Equivalent to CA$74/day
2 weeks CA$815 Equivalent to CA$58/day
3 weeks CA$1101 Equivalent to CA$52/day
4 weeks CA$1373 Equivalent to CA$49/day
5 weeks CA$1630 Equivalent to CA$47/day
6 weeks CA$1887 Equivalent to CA$45/day
8 weeks CA$2402 Equivalent to CA$43/day
10 weeks CA$2917 Equivalent to CA$42/day
12 weeks CA$3432 Equivalent to CA$41/day
16 weeks CA$4405 Equivalent to CA$39/day
20 weeks CA$5377 Equivalent to CA$38/day
24 weeks CA$6350 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$357 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$600 Equivalent to CA$43/day
3 weeks CA$843 Equivalent to CA$40/day
4 weeks CA$1087 Equivalent to CA$39/day
5 weeks CA$1330 Equivalent to CA$38/day
6 weeks CA$1573 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$2059 Equivalent to CA$37/day
10 weeks CA$2545 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$3032 Equivalent to CA$36/day
16 weeks CA$4004 Equivalent to CA$36/day
20 weeks CA$4977 Equivalent to CA$36/day
24 weeks CA$5950 Equivalent to CA$35/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.
1 week CA$457 Equivalent to CA$65/day
2 weeks CA$800 Equivalent to CA$57/day
3 weeks CA$1144 Equivalent to CA$54/day
4 weeks CA$1487 Equivalent to CA$53/day
5 weeks CA$1830 Equivalent to CA$52/day
6 weeks CA$2174 Equivalent to CA$52/day
8 weeks CA$2860 Equivalent to CA$51/day
10 weeks CA$3547 Equivalent to CA$51/day
12 weeks CA$4233 Equivalent to CA$50/day
16 weeks CA$5606 Equivalent to CA$50/day
20 weeks CA$6979 Equivalent to CA$50/day
24 weeks CA$8352 Equivalent to CA$50/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
2 weeks CA$1179 Equivalent to CA$84/day
4 weeks CA$1973 Equivalent to CA$71/day
6 weeks CA$2696 Equivalent to CA$64/day
8 weeks CA$3418 Equivalent to CA$61/day
10 weeks CA$4140 Equivalent to CA$59/day
12 weeks CA$4862 Equivalent to CA$58/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$464 Equivalent to CA$66/day
2 weeks CA$779 Equivalent to CA$56/day
3 weeks CA$1194 Equivalent to CA$57/day
4 weeks CA$1637 Equivalent to CA$58/day
5 weeks CA$2066 Equivalent to CA$59/day
6 weeks CA$2481 Equivalent to CA$59/day
8 weeks CA$3311 Equivalent to CA$59/day
10 weeks CA$4140 Equivalent to CA$59/day
12 weeks CA$4970 Equivalent to CA$59/day
16 weeks CA$6629 Equivalent to CA$59/day
20 weeks CA$8288 Equivalent to CA$59/day
24 weeks CA$9947 Equivalent to CA$59/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.
1 week CA$529 Equivalent to CA$76/day
2 weeks CA$936 Equivalent to CA$67/day
3 weeks CA$1265 Equivalent to CA$60/day
4 weeks CA$1687 Equivalent to CA$60/day
5 weeks CA$2138 Equivalent to CA$61/day
6 weeks CA$2553 Equivalent to CA$61/day
8 weeks CA$3382 Equivalent to CA$60/day
10 weeks CA$4197 Equivalent to CA$60/day
12 weeks CA$5027 Equivalent to CA$60/day
16 weeks CA$6672 Equivalent to CA$60/day
20 weeks CA$8331 Equivalent to CA$60/day
24 weeks CA$9990 Equivalent to CA$59/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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

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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.
1 week CA$893 Equivalent to CA$128/day
2 weeks CA$1473 Equivalent to CA$105/day
3 weeks CA$2052 Equivalent to CA$98/day
4 weeks CA$2631 Equivalent to CA$94/day
5 weeks CA$3211 Equivalent to CA$92/day
6 weeks CA$3790 Equivalent to CA$90/day
8 weeks CA$4948 Equivalent to CA$88/day
10 weeks CA$6107 Equivalent to CA$87/day
12 weeks CA$7265 Equivalent to CA$87/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.
1 week CA$1358 Equivalent to CA$194/day
2 weeks CA$2245 Equivalent to CA$160/day
3 weeks CA$3132 Equivalent to CA$149/day
4 weeks CA$4019 Equivalent to CA$144/day
5 weeks CA$4905 Equivalent to CA$140/day
6 weeks CA$5792 Equivalent to CA$138/day
8 weeks CA$7566 Equivalent to CA$135/day
10 weeks CA$9339 Equivalent to CA$133/day
12 weeks CA$11113 Equivalent to CA$132/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 Spain generally find US$80 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including 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.

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.
1 week CA$507 Equivalent to CA$73/day
2 weeks CA$725 Equivalent to CA$52/day
3 weeks CA$999 Equivalent to CA$48/day
4 weeks CA$1245 Equivalent to CA$45/day
5 weeks CA$1491 Equivalent to CA$43/day
6 weeks CA$1737 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2229 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2721 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3213 Equivalent to CA$38/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.
2 weeks CA$1004 Equivalent to CA$72/day
3 weeks CA$1471 Equivalent to CA$70/day
4 weeks CA$1932 Equivalent to CA$69/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 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.
1 week CA$386 Equivalent to CA$55/day
2 weeks CA$557 Equivalent to CA$40/day
3 weeks CA$808 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$1008 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1222 Equivalent to CA$35/day
6 weeks CA$1437 Equivalent to CA$34/day
8 weeks CA$1887 Equivalent to CA$34/day
10 weeks CA$2359 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2831 Equivalent to CA$34/day
16 weeks CA$3775 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
  • 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 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

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Volunteer projects available in Thailand

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.
2 weeks CA$715 Equivalent to CA$51/day
3 weeks CA$858 Equivalent to CA$41/day
4 weeks CA$1044 Equivalent to CA$37/day
5 weeks CA$1215 Equivalent to CA$35/day
6 weeks CA$1373 Equivalent to CA$33/day
8 weeks CA$1702 Equivalent to CA$30/day
10 weeks CA$2073 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2445 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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

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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.
1 week CA$443 Equivalent to CA$63/day
2 weeks CA$700 Equivalent to CA$50/day
3 weeks CA$958 Equivalent to CA$46/day
4 weeks CA$1215 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1473 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1730 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2102 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2474 Equivalent to CA$35/day
12 weeks CA$2846 Equivalent to CA$34/day
Thailand - Hua Hin: Teaching English 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.
1 week CA$443 Equivalent to CA$63/day
2 weeks CA$700 Equivalent to CA$50/day
3 weeks CA$958 Equivalent to CA$46/day
4 weeks CA$1215 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1473 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1730 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2102 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2474 Equivalent to CA$35/day
12 weeks CA$2846 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

USA - New Orleans

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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.
1 week CA$872 Equivalent to CA$125/day
2 weeks CA$1387 Equivalent to CA$99/day
3 weeks CA$1909 Equivalent to CA$91/day
4 weeks CA$2424 Equivalent to CA$87/day
5 weeks CA$2946 Equivalent to CA$84/day
6 weeks CA$3461 Equivalent to CA$82/day
8 weeks CA$4426 Equivalent to CA$79/day
10 weeks CA$5320 Equivalent to CA$76/day
12 weeks CA$6286 Equivalent to CA$75/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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$50 per week for additional supervision and materials.
  • 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 New Orleans generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

USA - San Diego

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Volunteer projects available in USA - San Diego

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.
1 week CA$859 Equivalent to CA$123/day
2 weeks CA$1364 Equivalent to CA$97/day
3 weeks CA$1762 Equivalent to CA$84/day
4 weeks CA$2229 Equivalent to CA$80/day
5 weeks CA$2610 Equivalent to CA$75/day
6 weeks CA$3053 Equivalent to CA$73/day
8 weeks CA$3767 Equivalent to CA$67/day
10 weeks CA$4483 Equivalent to CA$64/day
12 weeks CA$5272 Equivalent to CA$63/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 San Diego generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • An accommodation surcharge for private rooming arrangements applies for 16 and 17 year old volunteers traveling independently.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

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.
2 weeks CA$1458 Equivalent to CA$104/day
4 weeks CA$2517 Equivalent to CA$90/day
6 weeks CA$3575 Equivalent to CA$85/day
8 weeks CA$4634 Equivalent to CA$83/day
10 weeks CA$5692 Equivalent to CA$81/day
12 weeks CA$6550 Equivalent to CA$78/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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.
1 week CA$393 Equivalent to CA$56/day
2 weeks CA$622 Equivalent to CA$44/day
3 weeks CA$851 Equivalent to CA$41/day
4 weeks CA$1079 Equivalent to CA$39/day
5 weeks CA$1308 Equivalent to CA$37/day
6 weeks CA$1537 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1852 Equivalent to CA$33/day
10 weeks CA$2166 Equivalent to CA$31/day
12 weeks CA$2467 Equivalent to CA$29/day
16 weeks CA$3067 Equivalent to CA$27/day
20 weeks CA$3668 Equivalent to CA$26/day
24 weeks CA$4269 Equivalent to CA$25/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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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, 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.
1 week CA$386 Equivalent to CA$55/day
2 weeks CA$615 Equivalent to CA$44/day
3 weeks CA$800 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$986 Equivalent to CA$35/day
5 weeks CA$1172 Equivalent to CA$34/day
6 weeks CA$1358 Equivalent to CA$32/day
8 weeks CA$1730 Equivalent to CA$31/day
10 weeks CA$2102 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2474 Equivalent to CA$29/day
16 weeks CA$3218 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 language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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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Volunteer projects available in Zanzibar

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.
1 week CA$772 Equivalent to CA$110/day
2 weeks CA$1036 Equivalent to CA$74/day
3 weeks CA$1301 Equivalent to CA$62/day
4 weeks CA$1566 Equivalent to CA$56/day
5 weeks CA$1830 Equivalent to CA$52/day
6 weeks CA$2095 Equivalent to CA$50/day
8 weeks CA$2624 Equivalent to CA$47/day
10 weeks CA$3103 Equivalent to CA$44/day
12 weeks CA$3532 Equivalent to CA$42/day
Zanzibar: 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.
1 week CA$872 Equivalent to CA$125/day
2 weeks CA$1237 Equivalent to CA$88/day
3 weeks CA$1601 Equivalent to CA$76/day
4 weeks CA$1966 Equivalent to CA$70/day
5 weeks CA$2331 Equivalent to CA$67/day
6 weeks CA$2696 Equivalent to CA$64/day
8 weeks CA$3425 Equivalent to CA$61/day
10 weeks CA$4104 Equivalent to CA$59/day
12 weeks CA$4734 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 Volunteering

Learn more about what's included in your IVHQ Registration Fee and Program Fee.

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$427 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 2 weeks or more ​will need to budget US$200​ 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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