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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$865 Equivalent to CA$62/day
3 weeks CA$1075 Equivalent to CA$52/day
4 weeks CA$1284 Equivalent to CA$46/day
5 weeks CA$1494 Equivalent to CA$43/day
6 weeks CA$1704 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2123 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2542 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$2961 Equivalent to CA$36/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$404 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 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$439 Equivalent to CA$63/day
2 weeks CA$730 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$980 Equivalent to CA$47/day
4 weeks CA$1230 Equivalent to CA$44/day
5 weeks CA$1480 Equivalent to CA$43/day
6 weeks CA$1724 Equivalent to CA$42/day
8 weeks CA$2197 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2657 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$3063 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
  • 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$404 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$80 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$1366 Equivalent to CA$196/day
2 weeks CA$2759 Equivalent to CA$198/day
3 weeks CA$4084 Equivalent to CA$195/day
4 weeks CA$5409 Equivalent to CA$194/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$404 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.

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$540 Equivalent to CA$78/day
2 weeks CA$793 Equivalent to CA$57/day
3 weeks CA$1053 Equivalent to CA$51/day
4 weeks CA$1286 Equivalent to CA$46/day
5 weeks CA$1505 Equivalent to CA$43/day
6 weeks CA$1724 Equivalent to CA$42/day
8 weeks CA$2142 Equivalent to CA$39/day
10 weeks CA$2560 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$2978 Equivalent to CA$36/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$404 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$50 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$486 Equivalent to CA$70/day
2 weeks CA$733 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$979 Equivalent to CA$47/day
4 weeks CA$1232 Equivalent to CA$44/day
5 weeks CA$1471 Equivalent to CA$43/day
6 weeks CA$1683 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2101 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2519 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$2937 Equivalent to CA$35/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$1003 Equivalent to CA$72/day
3 weeks CA$1472 Equivalent to CA$71/day
4 weeks CA$1935 Equivalent to CA$70/day
5 weeks CA$2337 Equivalent to CA$67/day
6 weeks CA$2745 Equivalent to CA$66/day
8 weeks CA$3454 Equivalent to CA$62/day
10 weeks CA$4169 Equivalent to CA$60/day
12 weeks CA$4878 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$404 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$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Belgium

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Volunteer projects available in Belgium

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$1643 Equivalent to CA$118/day
3 weeks CA$2400 Equivalent to CA$115/day
4 weeks CA$3225 Equivalent to CA$116/day
5 weeks CA$3969 Equivalent to CA$114/day
6 weeks CA$4713 Equivalent to CA$113/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$404 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 transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Belgium generally find US$200 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses including transport and miscellaneous expenses.
  • Cancellations or changes within 14 days of the program start date for the Belgium program are subject to a US$200 admin fee.

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$1156 Equivalent to CA$166/day
2 weeks CA$2204 Equivalent to CA$158/day
3 weeks CA$3252 Equivalent to CA$155/day
4 weeks CA$4300 Equivalent to CA$154/day
5 weeks CA$5349 Equivalent to CA$153/day
6 weeks CA$6397 Equivalent to CA$153/day
8 weeks CA$8493 Equivalent to CA$152/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$404 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$25 per week for Marine Conservation Park fees and US$25 per week for dive gear rental.

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$737 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$939 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1142 Equivalent to CA$41/day
5 weeks CA$1345 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1548 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1954 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2360 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2765 Equivalent to CA$33/day
16 weeks CA$3577 Equivalent to CA$32/day
20 weeks CA$4388 Equivalent to CA$32/day
24 weeks CA$5200 Equivalent to CA$31/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$404 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 17th - 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$300 surcharge will be added to the program fee.
  • 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.

Cambodia

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Volunteer projects available in Cambodia

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$547 Equivalent to CA$40/day
3 weeks CA$730 Equivalent to CA$35/day
4 weeks CA$885 Equivalent to CA$32/day
5 weeks CA$1041 Equivalent to CA$30/day
6 weeks CA$1196 Equivalent to CA$29/day
8 weeks CA$1508 Equivalent to CA$27/day
10 weeks CA$1819 Equivalent to CA$26/day
12 weeks CA$2123 Equivalent to CA$26/day
16 weeks CA$2718 Equivalent to CA$25/day
20 weeks CA$3313 Equivalent to CA$24/day
24 weeks CA$3908 Equivalent to CA$24/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$1156 Equivalent to CA$42/day
5 weeks CA$1447 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1602 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$1913 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2360 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2664 Equivalent to CA$32/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$404 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$419 Equivalent to CA$60/day
2 weeks CA$662 Equivalent to CA$48/day
3 weeks CA$906 Equivalent to CA$44/day
4 weeks CA$1149 Equivalent to CA$42/day
5 weeks CA$1393 Equivalent to CA$40/day
6 weeks CA$1636 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$2123 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2610 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$3097 Equivalent to CA$37/day
16 weeks CA$4070 Equivalent to CA$37/day
20 weeks CA$5044 Equivalent to CA$37/day
24 weeks CA$6018 Equivalent to CA$36/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$404 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$513 Equivalent to CA$74/day
2 weeks CA$906 Equivalent to CA$65/day
3 weeks CA$1291 Equivalent to CA$62/day
4 weeks CA$1629 Equivalent to CA$59/day
5 weeks CA$1907 Equivalent to CA$55/day
6 weeks CA$2184 Equivalent to CA$52/day
8 weeks CA$2738 Equivalent to CA$49/day
10 weeks CA$3293 Equivalent to CA$48/day
12 weeks CA$3847 Equivalent to CA$46/day
16 weeks CA$4956 Equivalent to CA$45/day
20 weeks CA$6065 Equivalent to CA$44/day
24 weeks CA$7174 Equivalent to CA$43/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$1508 Equivalent to CA$72/day
4 weeks CA$1873 Equivalent to CA$67/day
5 weeks CA$2150 Equivalent to CA$62/day
6 weeks CA$2427 Equivalent to CA$58/day
8 weeks CA$2982 Equivalent to CA$54/day
10 weeks CA$3536 Equivalent to CA$51/day
12 weeks CA$4091 Equivalent to CA$49/day
16 weeks CA$5200 Equivalent to CA$47/day
20 weeks CA$6309 Equivalent to CA$46/day
24 weeks CA$7418 Equivalent to CA$45/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$404 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, 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$742 Equivalent to CA$106/day
2 weeks CA$1107 Equivalent to CA$80/day
3 weeks CA$1472 Equivalent to CA$71/day
4 weeks CA$1838 Equivalent to CA$66/day
5 weeks CA$2203 Equivalent to CA$63/day
6 weeks CA$2568 Equivalent to CA$62/day
8 weeks CA$3298 Equivalent to CA$59/day
10 weeks CA$4029 Equivalent to CA$58/day
12 weeks CA$4759 Equivalent to CA$57/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$1251 Equivalent to CA$179/day
2 weeks CA$2076 Equivalent to CA$149/day
3 weeks CA$2901 Equivalent to CA$139/day
4 weeks CA$3861 Equivalent to CA$138/day
5 weeks CA$4821 Equivalent to CA$138/day
6 weeks CA$5781 Equivalent to CA$138/day
8 weeks CA$7431 Equivalent to CA$133/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$404 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$365 Equivalent to CA$53/day
2 weeks CA$540 Equivalent to CA$39/day
3 weeks CA$723 Equivalent to CA$35/day
4 weeks CA$912 Equivalent to CA$33/day
5 weeks CA$1122 Equivalent to CA$33/day
6 weeks CA$1305 Equivalent to CA$32/day
8 weeks CA$1656 Equivalent to CA$30/day
10 weeks CA$2089 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2400 Equivalent to CA$29/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$404 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.

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$493 Equivalent to CA$71/day
2 weeks CA$669 Equivalent to CA$48/day
3 weeks CA$892 Equivalent to CA$43/day
4 weeks CA$1075 Equivalent to CA$39/day
5 weeks CA$1298 Equivalent to CA$38/day
6 weeks CA$1480 Equivalent to CA$36/day
8 weeks CA$1832 Equivalent to CA$33/day
10 weeks CA$2278 Equivalent to CA$33/day
12 weeks CA$2576 Equivalent to CA$31/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$404 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.

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$574 Equivalent to CA$82/day
2 weeks CA$834 Equivalent to CA$60/day
3 weeks CA$1100 Equivalent to CA$53/day
4 weeks CA$1360 Equivalent to CA$49/day
5 weeks CA$1593 Equivalent to CA$46/day
6 weeks CA$1832 Equivalent to CA$44/day
8 weeks CA$2311 Equivalent to CA$42/day
10 weeks CA$2790 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3268 Equivalent to CA$39/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$404 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$365 Equivalent to CA$53/day
2 weeks CA$554 Equivalent to CA$40/day
3 weeks CA$716 Equivalent to CA$35/day
4 weeks CA$879 Equivalent to CA$32/day
5 weeks CA$1041 Equivalent to CA$30/day
6 weeks CA$1244 Equivalent to CA$30/day
8 weeks CA$1636 Equivalent to CA$30/day
10 weeks CA$2028 Equivalent to CA$29/day
12 weeks CA$2434 Equivalent to CA$29/day
16 weeks CA$3273 Equivalent to CA$30/day
20 weeks CA$4111 Equivalent to CA$30/day
24 weeks CA$4950 Equivalent to CA$30/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • 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$404 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.

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$446 Equivalent to CA$64/day
2 weeks CA$770 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1048 Equivalent to CA$50/day
4 weeks CA$1318 Equivalent to CA$48/day
5 weeks CA$1548 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1778 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2238 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2698 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3158 Equivalent to CA$38/day
16 weeks CA$4077 Equivalent to CA$37/day
20 weeks CA$4997 Equivalent to CA$36/day
24 weeks CA$5917 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
  • 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$404 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$338 Equivalent to CA$49/day
2 weeks CA$432 Equivalent to CA$31/day
3 weeks CA$595 Equivalent to CA$29/day
4 weeks CA$757 Equivalent to CA$28/day
5 weeks CA$919 Equivalent to CA$27/day
6 weeks CA$1081 Equivalent to CA$26/day
8 weeks CA$1406 Equivalent to CA$26/day
10 weeks CA$1731 Equivalent to CA$25/day
12 weeks CA$2055 Equivalent to CA$25/day
16 weeks CA$2704 Equivalent to CA$25/day
20 weeks CA$3354 Equivalent to CA$24/day
24 weeks CA$4003 Equivalent to CA$24/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$404 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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Volunteer projects available in India - Kerala

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$568 Equivalent to CA$82/day
2 weeks CA$764 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$960 Equivalent to CA$46/day
4 weeks CA$1156 Equivalent to CA$42/day
5 weeks CA$1352 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1548 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1940 Equivalent to CA$35/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$404 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 and Dentistry projects have a minimum duration of 2 weeks and a surcharge of US$60 per week for the Medical project, 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$1210 Equivalent to CA$87/day
3 weeks CA$1643 Equivalent to CA$79/day
4 weeks CA$2076 Equivalent to CA$75/day
5 weeks CA$2508 Equivalent to CA$72/day
6 weeks CA$2941 Equivalent to CA$71/day
8 weeks CA$3807 Equivalent to CA$68/day
10 weeks CA$4672 Equivalent to CA$67/day
12 weeks CA$5538 Equivalent to CA$66/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$404 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 transport and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: You will need to budget an extra US$3 per night for the Rome Tourist Tax, paid directly to the accommodation upon arrival.

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$534 Equivalent to CA$77/day
2 weeks CA$967 Equivalent to CA$70/day
3 weeks CA$1352 Equivalent to CA$65/day
4 weeks CA$1724 Equivalent to CA$62/day
5 weeks CA$2082 Equivalent to CA$60/day
6 weeks CA$2427 Equivalent to CA$58/day
8 weeks CA$3097 Equivalent to CA$56/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$404 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$250 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

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$872 Equivalent to CA$125/day
2 weeks CA$1332 Equivalent to CA$96/day
3 weeks CA$1792 Equivalent to CA$86/day
4 weeks CA$2251 Equivalent to CA$81/day
5 weeks CA$2711 Equivalent to CA$78/day
6 weeks CA$3171 Equivalent to CA$76/day
8 weeks CA$4091 Equivalent to CA$74/day
10 weeks CA$5010 Equivalent to CA$72/day
12 weeks CA$5930 Equivalent to CA$71/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$404 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$378 Equivalent to CA$54/day
2 weeks CA$540 Equivalent to CA$39/day
3 weeks CA$703 Equivalent to CA$34/day
4 weeks CA$865 Equivalent to CA$31/day
5 weeks CA$1027 Equivalent to CA$30/day
6 weeks CA$1190 Equivalent to CA$29/day
8 weeks CA$1514 Equivalent to CA$28/day
10 weeks CA$1839 Equivalent to CA$27/day
12 weeks CA$2163 Equivalent to CA$26/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$404 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$50-100 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$351 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$574 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$797 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$1014 Equivalent to CA$37/day
5 weeks CA$1230 Equivalent to CA$36/day
6 weeks CA$1447 Equivalent to CA$35/day
8 weeks CA$1744 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2042 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2339 Equivalent to CA$28/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$404 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. The Introduction Week incurs a US$20 surcharge.
  • 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$50-75 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$473 Equivalent to CA$68/day
2 weeks CA$811 Equivalent to CA$58/day
3 weeks CA$1081 Equivalent to CA$52/day
4 weeks CA$1352 Equivalent to CA$49/day
5 weeks CA$1622 Equivalent to CA$47/day
6 weeks CA$1893 Equivalent to CA$46/day
8 weeks CA$2434 Equivalent to CA$44/day
10 weeks CA$2975 Equivalent to CA$43/day
12 weeks CA$3516 Equivalent to CA$42/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$2055 Equivalent to CA$74/day
5 weeks CA$2366 Equivalent to CA$68/day
6 weeks CA$2677 Equivalent to CA$64/day
8 weeks CA$3300 Equivalent to CA$59/day
10 weeks CA$3922 Equivalent to CA$57/day
12 weeks CA$4544 Equivalent to CA$55/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$404 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$432 Equivalent to CA$62/day
2 weeks CA$703 Equivalent to CA$51/day
3 weeks CA$960 Equivalent to CA$46/day
4 weeks CA$1190 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1379 Equivalent to CA$40/day
6 weeks CA$1609 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$2069 Equivalent to CA$37/day
10 weeks CA$2529 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$2988 Equivalent to CA$36/day
16 weeks CA$3908 Equivalent to CA$35/day
20 weeks CA$4828 Equivalent to CA$35/day
24 weeks CA$5748 Equivalent to CA$35/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$404 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$419 Equivalent to CA$60/day
2 weeks CA$784 Equivalent to CA$56/day
3 weeks CA$1041 Equivalent to CA$50/day
4 weeks CA$1298 Equivalent to CA$47/day
5 weeks CA$1555 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1812 Equivalent to CA$44/day
8 weeks CA$2326 Equivalent to CA$42/day
10 weeks CA$2704 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3083 Equivalent to CA$37/day
16 weeks CA$3841 Equivalent to CA$35/day
20 weeks CA$4598 Equivalent to CA$33/day
24 weeks CA$5355 Equivalent to CA$32/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$404 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$338 Equivalent to CA$49/day
2 weeks CA$513 Equivalent to CA$37/day
3 weeks CA$689 Equivalent to CA$33/day
4 weeks CA$865 Equivalent to CA$31/day
5 weeks CA$1041 Equivalent to CA$30/day
6 weeks CA$1217 Equivalent to CA$29/day
8 weeks CA$1541 Equivalent to CA$28/day
10 weeks CA$1866 Equivalent to CA$27/day
12 weeks CA$2191 Equivalent to CA$27/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$404 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$1264 Equivalent to CA$91/day
3 weeks CA$1873 Equivalent to CA$90/day
4 weeks CA$2475 Equivalent to CA$89/day
5 weeks CA$3070 Equivalent to CA$88/day
6 weeks CA$3665 Equivalent to CA$88/day
8 weeks CA$4835 Equivalent to CA$87/day
10 weeks CA$5991 Equivalent to CA$86/day
12 weeks CA$7134 Equivalent to CA$85/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$404 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$446 Equivalent to CA$64/day
2 weeks CA$770 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1048 Equivalent to CA$50/day
4 weeks CA$1318 Equivalent to CA$48/day
5 weeks CA$1548 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1778 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2238 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2698 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3158 Equivalent to CA$38/day
16 weeks CA$4077 Equivalent to CA$37/day
20 weeks CA$4997 Equivalent to CA$36/day
24 weeks CA$5917 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
  • 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$404 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$243 Equivalent to CA$35/day
2 weeks CA$562 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$825 Equivalent to CA$40/day
4 weeks CA$992 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1167 Equivalent to CA$34/day
6 weeks CA$1341 Equivalent to CA$32/day
8 weeks CA$1690 Equivalent to CA$31/day
10 weeks CA$2039 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2388 Equivalent to CA$29/day
16 weeks CA$3086 Equivalent to CA$28/day
20 weeks CA$3784 Equivalent to CA$28/day
24 weeks CA$4482 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
  • 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$404 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.

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$480 Equivalent to CA$69/day
2 weeks CA$685 Equivalent to CA$49/day
3 weeks CA$945 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1178 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1410 Equivalent to CA$41/day
6 weeks CA$1643 Equivalent to CA$40/day
8 weeks CA$2108 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2573 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$3039 Equivalent to CA$37/day
16 weeks CA$3969 Equivalent to CA$36/day
20 weeks CA$4900 Equivalent to CA$35/day
24 weeks CA$5830 Equivalent to CA$35/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$404 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$20 surcharge.
  • 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$30-50 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$683 Equivalent to CA$98/day
2 weeks CA$1050 Equivalent to CA$75/day
3 weeks CA$1418 Equivalent to CA$68/day
4 weeks CA$1786 Equivalent to CA$64/day
5 weeks CA$2154 Equivalent to CA$62/day
6 weeks CA$2522 Equivalent to CA$61/day
8 weeks CA$3258 Equivalent to CA$59/day
10 weeks CA$4068 Equivalent to CA$59/day
12 weeks CA$4804 Equivalent to CA$58/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$1223 Equivalent to CA$175/day
2 weeks CA$2173 Equivalent to CA$156/day
3 weeks CA$3122 Equivalent to CA$149/day
4 weeks CA$4072 Equivalent to CA$146/day
5 weeks CA$5021 Equivalent to CA$144/day
6 weeks CA$5971 Equivalent to CA$143/day
8 weeks CA$7870 Equivalent to CA$141/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$1192 Equivalent to CA$86/day
4 weeks CA$2063 Equivalent to CA$74/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$404 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 generally find US$65 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses. Volunteers on the Wolf Conservation project generally find US$150 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including meals.

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$811 Equivalent to CA$116/day
2 weeks CA$1251 Equivalent to CA$90/day
3 weeks CA$1650 Equivalent to CA$79/day
4 weeks CA$2089 Equivalent to CA$75/day
5 weeks CA$2526 Equivalent to CA$73/day
6 weeks CA$2961 Equivalent to CA$71/day
8 weeks CA$3770 Equivalent to CA$68/day
10 weeks CA$4510 Equivalent to CA$65/day
12 weeks CA$5315 Equivalent to CA$64/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$404 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$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and in-country tours.

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$486 Equivalent to CA$70/day
2 weeks CA$770 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1041 Equivalent to CA$50/day
4 weeks CA$1298 Equivalent to CA$47/day
5 weeks CA$1541 Equivalent to CA$45/day
6 weeks CA$1785 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2272 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2759 Equivalent to CA$40/day
12 weeks CA$3245 Equivalent to CA$39/day
16 weeks CA$4165 Equivalent to CA$38/day
20 weeks CA$5085 Equivalent to CA$37/day
24 weeks CA$6005 Equivalent to CA$36/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$404 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$338 Equivalent to CA$49/day
2 weeks CA$568 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$797 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$1027 Equivalent to CA$37/day
5 weeks CA$1257 Equivalent to CA$36/day
6 weeks CA$1487 Equivalent to CA$36/day
8 weeks CA$1947 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2407 Equivalent to CA$35/day
12 weeks CA$2867 Equivalent to CA$35/day
16 weeks CA$3786 Equivalent to CA$34/day
20 weeks CA$4706 Equivalent to CA$34/day
24 weeks CA$5626 Equivalent to CA$34/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$432 Equivalent to CA$62/day
2 weeks CA$757 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1081 Equivalent to CA$52/day
4 weeks CA$1406 Equivalent to CA$51/day
5 weeks CA$1731 Equivalent to CA$50/day
6 weeks CA$2055 Equivalent to CA$49/day
8 weeks CA$2704 Equivalent to CA$49/day
10 weeks CA$3354 Equivalent to CA$48/day
12 weeks CA$4003 Equivalent to CA$48/day
16 weeks CA$5301 Equivalent to CA$48/day
20 weeks CA$6600 Equivalent to CA$48/day
24 weeks CA$7898 Equivalent to CA$48/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$404 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$1115 Equivalent to CA$80/day
4 weeks CA$1866 Equivalent to CA$67/day
6 weeks CA$2549 Equivalent to CA$61/day
8 weeks CA$3232 Equivalent to CA$58/day
10 weeks CA$3915 Equivalent to CA$56/day
12 weeks CA$4598 Equivalent to CA$55/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$404 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 generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

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$439 Equivalent to CA$63/day
2 weeks CA$737 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$1129 Equivalent to CA$54/day
4 weeks CA$1548 Equivalent to CA$56/day
5 weeks CA$1954 Equivalent to CA$56/day
6 weeks CA$2346 Equivalent to CA$56/day
8 weeks CA$3130 Equivalent to CA$56/day
10 weeks CA$3915 Equivalent to CA$56/day
12 weeks CA$4699 Equivalent to CA$56/day
16 weeks CA$6268 Equivalent to CA$56/day
20 weeks CA$7837 Equivalent to CA$56/day
24 weeks CA$9406 Equivalent to CA$56/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$500 Equivalent to CA$72/day
2 weeks CA$885 Equivalent to CA$64/day
3 weeks CA$1196 Equivalent to CA$57/day
4 weeks CA$1595 Equivalent to CA$57/day
5 weeks CA$2021 Equivalent to CA$58/day
6 weeks CA$2414 Equivalent to CA$58/day
8 weeks CA$3198 Equivalent to CA$58/day
10 weeks CA$3969 Equivalent to CA$57/day
12 weeks CA$4753 Equivalent to CA$57/day
16 weeks CA$6309 Equivalent to CA$57/day
20 weeks CA$7878 Equivalent to CA$57/day
24 weeks CA$9447 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
  • 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$404 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.

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$845 Equivalent to CA$121/day
2 weeks CA$1393 Equivalent to CA$100/day
3 weeks CA$1940 Equivalent to CA$93/day
4 weeks CA$2488 Equivalent to CA$89/day
5 weeks CA$3036 Equivalent to CA$87/day
6 weeks CA$3584 Equivalent to CA$86/day
8 weeks CA$4679 Equivalent to CA$84/day
10 weeks CA$5775 Equivalent to CA$83/day
12 weeks CA$6870 Equivalent to CA$82/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$1284 Equivalent to CA$184/day
2 weeks CA$2123 Equivalent to CA$152/day
3 weeks CA$2961 Equivalent to CA$141/day
4 weeks CA$3800 Equivalent to CA$136/day
5 weeks CA$4639 Equivalent to CA$133/day
6 weeks CA$5477 Equivalent to CA$131/day
8 weeks CA$7154 Equivalent to CA$128/day
10 weeks CA$8831 Equivalent to CA$127/day
12 weeks CA$10508 Equivalent to CA$126/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$404 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$480 Equivalent to CA$69/day
2 weeks CA$685 Equivalent to CA$49/day
3 weeks CA$945 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1178 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1410 Equivalent to CA$41/day
6 weeks CA$1643 Equivalent to CA$40/day
8 weeks CA$2108 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2573 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$3039 Equivalent to CA$37/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$949 Equivalent to CA$68/day
3 weeks CA$1391 Equivalent to CA$67/day
4 weeks CA$1827 Equivalent to CA$66/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$404 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$30-50 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$365 Equivalent to CA$53/day
2 weeks CA$527 Equivalent to CA$38/day
3 weeks CA$764 Equivalent to CA$37/day
4 weeks CA$953 Equivalent to CA$35/day
5 weeks CA$1156 Equivalent to CA$34/day
6 weeks CA$1359 Equivalent to CA$33/day
8 weeks CA$1785 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2231 Equivalent to CA$32/day
12 weeks CA$2677 Equivalent to CA$32/day
16 weeks CA$3570 Equivalent to CA$32/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$404 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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$50-75 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$676 Equivalent to CA$49/day
3 weeks CA$811 Equivalent to CA$39/day
4 weeks CA$987 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1149 Equivalent to CA$33/day
6 weeks CA$1298 Equivalent to CA$31/day
8 weeks CA$1609 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$1961 Equivalent to CA$29/day
12 weeks CA$2312 Equivalent to CA$28/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$404 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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Volunteer projects available in Thailand - Hua Hin

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week CA$378 Equivalent to CA$54/day
2 weeks CA$595 Equivalent to CA$43/day
3 weeks CA$811 Equivalent to CA$39/day
4 weeks CA$1027 Equivalent to CA$37/day
5 weeks CA$1244 Equivalent to CA$36/day
6 weeks CA$1460 Equivalent to CA$35/day
8 weeks CA$1785 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2109 Equivalent to CA$31/day
12 weeks CA$2434 Equivalent to CA$29/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$419 Equivalent to CA$60/day
2 weeks CA$662 Equivalent to CA$48/day
3 weeks CA$906 Equivalent to CA$44/day
4 weeks CA$1149 Equivalent to CA$42/day
5 weeks CA$1393 Equivalent to CA$40/day
6 weeks CA$1636 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$1988 Equivalent to CA$36/day
10 weeks CA$2339 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2691 Equivalent to CA$33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$404 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$825 Equivalent to CA$118/day
2 weeks CA$1311 Equivalent to CA$94/day
3 weeks CA$1805 Equivalent to CA$86/day
4 weeks CA$2292 Equivalent to CA$82/day
5 weeks CA$2786 Equivalent to CA$80/day
6 weeks CA$3273 Equivalent to CA$78/day
8 weeks CA$4185 Equivalent to CA$75/day
10 weeks CA$5031 Equivalent to CA$72/day
12 weeks CA$5944 Equivalent to CA$71/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$404 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$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.

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$812 Equivalent to CA$116/day
2 weeks CA$1290 Equivalent to CA$93/day
3 weeks CA$1666 Equivalent to CA$80/day
4 weeks CA$2108 Equivalent to CA$76/day
5 weeks CA$2468 Equivalent to CA$71/day
6 weeks CA$2887 Equivalent to CA$69/day
8 weeks CA$3562 Equivalent to CA$64/day
10 weeks CA$4240 Equivalent to CA$61/day
12 weeks CA$4985 Equivalent to CA$60/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$404 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$200 - US$300 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.

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$1379 Equivalent to CA$99/day
4 weeks CA$2380 Equivalent to CA$85/day
6 weeks CA$3381 Equivalent to CA$81/day
8 weeks CA$4382 Equivalent to CA$79/day
10 weeks CA$5382 Equivalent to CA$77/day
12 weeks CA$6194 Equivalent to CA$74/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$404 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$371 Equivalent to CA$53/day
2 weeks CA$588 Equivalent to CA$42/day
3 weeks CA$804 Equivalent to CA$39/day
4 weeks CA$1021 Equivalent to CA$37/day
5 weeks CA$1237 Equivalent to CA$36/day
6 weeks CA$1453 Equivalent to CA$35/day
8 weeks CA$1751 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2049 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2333 Equivalent to CA$28/day
16 weeks CA$2901 Equivalent to CA$26/day
20 weeks CA$3469 Equivalent to CA$25/day
24 weeks CA$4037 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$404 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. The Introduction Week incurs a US$25 surcharge. 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 Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh generally find US$30-50 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$365 Equivalent to CA$53/day
2 weeks CA$581 Equivalent to CA$42/day
3 weeks CA$757 Equivalent to CA$37/day
4 weeks CA$933 Equivalent to CA$34/day
5 weeks CA$1109 Equivalent to CA$32/day
6 weeks CA$1284 Equivalent to CA$31/day
8 weeks CA$1636 Equivalent to CA$30/day
10 weeks CA$1988 Equivalent to CA$29/day
12 weeks CA$2339 Equivalent to CA$28/day
16 weeks CA$3043 Equivalent to CA$28/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$404 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$50-75 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$730 Equivalent to CA$105/day
2 weeks CA$980 Equivalent to CA$70/day
3 weeks CA$1230 Equivalent to CA$59/day
4 weeks CA$1480 Equivalent to CA$53/day
5 weeks CA$1731 Equivalent to CA$50/day
6 weeks CA$1981 Equivalent to CA$48/day
8 weeks CA$2481 Equivalent to CA$45/day
10 weeks CA$2934 Equivalent to CA$42/day
12 weeks CA$3340 Equivalent to CA$40/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$825 Equivalent to CA$118/day
2 weeks CA$1169 Equivalent to CA$84/day
3 weeks CA$1514 Equivalent to CA$73/day
4 weeks CA$1859 Equivalent to CA$67/day
5 weeks CA$2204 Equivalent to CA$63/day
6 weeks CA$2549 Equivalent to CA$61/day
8 weeks CA$3239 Equivalent to CA$58/day
10 weeks CA$3881 Equivalent to CA$56/day
12 weeks CA$4476 Equivalent to CA$54/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$404 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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