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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$846 Equivalent to CA$61/day
3 weeks CA$1051 Equivalent to CA$51/day
4 weeks CA$1256 Equivalent to CA$45/day
5 weeks CA$1460 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1665 Equivalent to CA$40/day
8 weeks CA$2075 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2485 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$2895 Equivalent to CA$35/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$395 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$429 Equivalent to CA$62/day
2 weeks CA$713 Equivalent to CA$51/day
3 weeks CA$958 Equivalent to CA$46/day
4 weeks CA$1203 Equivalent to CA$43/day
5 weeks CA$1447 Equivalent to CA$42/day
6 weeks CA$1685 Equivalent to CA$41/day
8 weeks CA$2148 Equivalent to CA$39/day
10 weeks CA$2598 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$2994 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$395 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$1335 Equivalent to CA$191/day
2 weeks CA$2697 Equivalent to CA$193/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and weekday lunches
  • 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$395 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.
  • 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 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$462 Equivalent to CA$66/day
2 weeks CA$680 Equivalent to CA$49/day
3 weeks CA$899 Equivalent to CA$43/day
4 weeks CA$1097 Equivalent to CA$40/day
5 weeks CA$1289 Equivalent to CA$37/day
6 weeks CA$1474 Equivalent to CA$36/day
8 weeks CA$1831 Equivalent to CA$33/day
10 weeks CA$2188 Equivalent to CA$32/day
12 weeks CA$2545 Equivalent to CA$31/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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$429 Equivalent to CA$62/day
2 weeks CA$647 Equivalent to CA$47/day
3 weeks CA$866 Equivalent to CA$42/day
4 weeks CA$1064 Equivalent to CA$38/day
5 weeks CA$1256 Equivalent to CA$36/day
6 weeks CA$1441 Equivalent to CA$35/day
8 weeks CA$1798 Equivalent to CA$33/day
10 weeks CA$2155 Equivalent to CA$31/day
12 weeks CA$2512 Equivalent to CA$30/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$859 Equivalent to CA$62/day
3 weeks CA$1256 Equivalent to CA$60/day
4 weeks CA$1652 Equivalent to CA$59/day
5 weeks CA$1996 Equivalent to CA$58/day
6 weeks CA$2340 Equivalent to CA$56/day
8 weeks CA$2948 Equivalent to CA$53/day
10 weeks CA$3556 Equivalent to CA$51/day
12 weeks CA$4164 Equivalent to CA$50/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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$852 Equivalent to CA$122/day
2 weeks CA$1606 Equivalent to CA$115/day
3 weeks CA$2346 Equivalent to CA$112/day
4 weeks CA$3153 Equivalent to CA$113/day
5 weeks CA$3880 Equivalent to CA$111/day
6 weeks CA$4607 Equivalent to CA$110/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$395 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.

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$1130 Equivalent to CA$162/day
2 weeks CA$2155 Equivalent to CA$154/day
3 weeks CA$3179 Equivalent to CA$152/day
4 weeks CA$4204 Equivalent to CA$151/day
5 weeks CA$5229 Equivalent to CA$150/day
6 weeks CA$6253 Equivalent to CA$149/day
8 weeks CA$8303 Equivalent to CA$149/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$395 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$720 Equivalent to CA$52/day
3 weeks CA$918 Equivalent to CA$44/day
4 weeks CA$1117 Equivalent to CA$40/day
5 weeks CA$1315 Equivalent to CA$38/day
6 weeks CA$1513 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1910 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2307 Equivalent to CA$33/day
12 weeks CA$2703 Equivalent to CA$33/day
16 weeks CA$3497 Equivalent to CA$32/day
20 weeks CA$4290 Equivalent to CA$31/day
24 weeks CA$5083 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$395 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 (12th - 19th February 2021), 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 finish on the week beginning February 8th, US$50 will be added to the program fee. For those who will be on the program during the week beginning February 15th, US$250 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$502 Equivalent to CA$36/day
3 weeks CA$680 Equivalent to CA$33/day
4 weeks CA$832 Equivalent to CA$30/day
5 weeks CA$985 Equivalent to CA$29/day
6 weeks CA$1137 Equivalent to CA$28/day
8 weeks CA$1441 Equivalent to CA$26/day
10 weeks CA$1745 Equivalent to CA$25/day
12 weeks CA$2042 Equivalent to CA$25/day
16 weeks CA$2624 Equivalent to CA$24/day
20 weeks CA$3206 Equivalent to CA$23/day
24 weeks CA$3787 Equivalent to CA$23/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.
3 weeks CA$945 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1097 Equivalent to CA$40/day
5 weeks CA$1381 Equivalent to CA$40/day
6 weeks CA$1533 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1837 Equivalent to CA$33/day
10 weeks CA$2274 Equivalent to CA$33/day
12 weeks CA$2571 Equivalent to CA$31/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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$409 Equivalent to CA$59/day
2 weeks CA$647 Equivalent to CA$47/day
3 weeks CA$885 Equivalent to CA$43/day
4 weeks CA$1123 Equivalent to CA$41/day
5 weeks CA$1361 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1599 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$2075 Equivalent to CA$38/day
10 weeks CA$2551 Equivalent to CA$37/day
12 weeks CA$3027 Equivalent to CA$37/day
16 weeks CA$3979 Equivalent to CA$36/day
20 weeks CA$4931 Equivalent to CA$36/day
24 weeks CA$5883 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$395 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in China generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Colombia - Bogota

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Volunteer projects available in Colombia - Bogota

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$356 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$542 Equivalent to CA$39/day
3 weeks CA$713 Equivalent to CA$34/day
4 weeks CA$872 Equivalent to CA$32/day
5 weeks CA$1031 Equivalent to CA$30/day
6 weeks CA$1189 Equivalent to CA$29/day
8 weeks CA$1573 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$1956 Equivalent to CA$28/day
12 weeks CA$2353 Equivalent to CA$29/day
16 weeks CA$3146 Equivalent to CA$29/day
20 weeks CA$3939 Equivalent to CA$29/day
24 weeks CA$4733 Equivalent to CA$29/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals 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$395 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, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bogota generally find US$60 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Colombia - Cartagena

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Volunteer projects available in Colombia - Cartagena

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$621 Equivalent to CA$45/day
3 weeks CA$859 Equivalent to CA$41/day
4 weeks CA$1044 Equivalent to CA$38/day
5 weeks CA$1269 Equivalent to CA$37/day
6 weeks CA$1487 Equivalent to CA$36/day
8 weeks CA$1983 Equivalent to CA$36/day
10 weeks CA$2479 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$2974 Equivalent to CA$36/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals 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$395 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 Cartagena generally find US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly 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$502 Equivalent to CA$72/day
2 weeks CA$885 Equivalent to CA$64/day
3 weeks CA$1262 Equivalent to CA$61/day
4 weeks CA$1593 Equivalent to CA$57/day
5 weeks CA$1864 Equivalent to CA$54/day
6 weeks CA$2135 Equivalent to CA$51/day
8 weeks CA$2677 Equivalent to CA$48/day
10 weeks CA$3219 Equivalent to CA$46/day
12 weeks CA$3761 Equivalent to CA$45/day
16 weeks CA$4845 Equivalent to CA$44/day
20 weeks CA$5929 Equivalent to CA$43/day
24 weeks CA$7013 Equivalent to CA$42/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$1474 Equivalent to CA$71/day
4 weeks CA$1831 Equivalent to CA$66/day
5 weeks CA$2102 Equivalent to CA$61/day
6 weeks CA$2373 Equivalent to CA$57/day
8 weeks CA$2915 Equivalent to CA$53/day
10 weeks CA$3457 Equivalent to CA$50/day
12 weeks CA$3999 Equivalent to CA$48/day
16 weeks CA$5083 Equivalent to CA$46/day
20 weeks CA$6167 Equivalent to CA$45/day
24 weeks CA$7251 Equivalent to CA$44/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$395 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.
  • 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$725 Equivalent to CA$104/day
2 weeks CA$1082 Equivalent to CA$78/day
3 weeks CA$1439 Equivalent to CA$69/day
4 weeks CA$1796 Equivalent to CA$65/day
5 weeks CA$2153 Equivalent to CA$62/day
6 weeks CA$2510 Equivalent to CA$60/day
8 weeks CA$3224 Equivalent to CA$58/day
10 weeks CA$3938 Equivalent to CA$57/day
12 weeks CA$4652 Equivalent to CA$56/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$1196 Equivalent to CA$171/day
2 weeks CA$2003 Equivalent to CA$144/day
3 weeks CA$2816 Equivalent to CA$135/day
4 weeks CA$3536 Equivalent to CA$127/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$395 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$356 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$528 Equivalent to CA$38/day
3 weeks CA$707 Equivalent to CA$34/day
4 weeks CA$892 Equivalent to CA$32/day
5 weeks CA$1097 Equivalent to CA$32/day
6 weeks CA$1275 Equivalent to CA$31/day
8 weeks CA$1619 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$2042 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2346 Equivalent to CA$28/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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, 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$482 Equivalent to CA$69/day
2 weeks CA$654 Equivalent to CA$47/day
3 weeks CA$872 Equivalent to CA$42/day
4 weeks CA$1051 Equivalent to CA$38/day
5 weeks CA$1269 Equivalent to CA$37/day
6 weeks CA$1447 Equivalent to CA$35/day
8 weeks CA$1791 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2227 Equivalent to CA$32/day
12 weeks CA$2518 Equivalent to CA$30/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • 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$395 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$489 Equivalent to CA$70/day
2 weeks CA$713 Equivalent to CA$51/day
3 weeks CA$938 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1163 Equivalent to CA$42/day
5 weeks CA$1361 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1566 Equivalent to CA$38/day
8 weeks CA$1976 Equivalent to CA$36/day
10 weeks CA$2386 Equivalent to CA$35/day
12 weeks CA$2796 Equivalent to CA$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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 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$356 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$542 Equivalent to CA$39/day
3 weeks CA$700 Equivalent to CA$34/day
4 weeks CA$859 Equivalent to CA$31/day
5 weeks CA$1018 Equivalent to CA$30/day
6 weeks CA$1216 Equivalent to CA$29/day
8 weeks CA$1599 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$1983 Equivalent to CA$29/day
12 weeks CA$2379 Equivalent to CA$29/day
16 weeks CA$3199 Equivalent to CA$29/day
20 weeks CA$4019 Equivalent to CA$29/day
24 weeks CA$4839 Equivalent to CA$29/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Agriculture and Construction and Renovation projects have an extra cost of US$49 per week for additional supervision, materials and logistics involved. The Health Education and Outreach project has a one-off payment of US$520.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Ghana generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including water, toilet paper, transport and miscellaneous spending.

Greece

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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$951 Equivalent to CA$68/day
3 weeks CA$1375 Equivalent to CA$66/day
4 weeks CA$1665 Equivalent to CA$60/day
5 weeks CA$1956 Equivalent to CA$56/day
6 weeks CA$2247 Equivalent to CA$54/day
8 weeks CA$2829 Equivalent to CA$51/day
10 weeks CA$3411 Equivalent to CA$49/day
12 weeks CA$3992 Equivalent to CA$48/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$395 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Greece generally find US$150 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including 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$436 Equivalent to CA$63/day
2 weeks CA$753 Equivalent to CA$54/day
3 weeks CA$1024 Equivalent to CA$49/day
4 weeks CA$1289 Equivalent to CA$47/day
5 weeks CA$1513 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1738 Equivalent to CA$42/day
8 weeks CA$2188 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2637 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$3087 Equivalent to CA$37/day
16 weeks CA$3986 Equivalent to CA$36/day
20 weeks CA$4885 Equivalent to CA$35/day
24 weeks CA$5784 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$395 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$75 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project.
  • 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$330 Equivalent to CA$48/day
2 weeks CA$423 Equivalent to CA$31/day
3 weeks CA$581 Equivalent to CA$28/day
4 weeks CA$740 Equivalent to CA$27/day
5 weeks CA$899 Equivalent to CA$26/day
6 weeks CA$1057 Equivalent to CA$26/day
8 weeks CA$1375 Equivalent to CA$25/day
10 weeks CA$1692 Equivalent to CA$25/day
12 weeks CA$2009 Equivalent to CA$24/day
16 weeks CA$2644 Equivalent to CA$24/day
20 weeks CA$3278 Equivalent to CA$24/day
24 weeks CA$3913 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$395 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 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$555 Equivalent to CA$80/day
2 weeks CA$747 Equivalent to CA$54/day
3 weeks CA$938 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1130 Equivalent to CA$41/day
5 weeks CA$1322 Equivalent to CA$38/day
6 weeks CA$1513 Equivalent to CA$37/day
8 weeks CA$1897 Equivalent to CA$34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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$50 per week 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 - Naples

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Volunteer projects available in Italy - Naples

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$971 Equivalent to CA$70/day
3 weeks CA$1302 Equivalent to CA$62/day
4 weeks CA$1632 Equivalent to CA$59/day
5 weeks CA$1963 Equivalent to CA$57/day
6 weeks CA$2293 Equivalent to CA$55/day
8 weeks CA$2954 Equivalent to CA$53/day
10 weeks CA$3616 Equivalent to CA$52/day
12 weeks CA$4277 Equivalent to CA$51/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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 Italy generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including, lunch and dinner on the weekends and transport.

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$1183 Equivalent to CA$85/day
3 weeks CA$1606 Equivalent to CA$77/day
4 weeks CA$2029 Equivalent to CA$73/day
5 weeks CA$2452 Equivalent to CA$71/day
6 weeks CA$2875 Equivalent to CA$69/day
8 weeks CA$3721 Equivalent to CA$67/day
10 weeks CA$4568 Equivalent to CA$66/day
12 weeks CA$5414 Equivalent to CA$65/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$395 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$522 Equivalent to CA$75/day
2 weeks CA$945 Equivalent to CA$68/day
3 weeks CA$1322 Equivalent to CA$63/day
4 weeks CA$1685 Equivalent to CA$61/day
5 weeks CA$2036 Equivalent to CA$59/day
6 weeks CA$2373 Equivalent to CA$57/day
8 weeks CA$3027 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$395 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$852 Equivalent to CA$122/day
2 weeks CA$1302 Equivalent to CA$93/day
3 weeks CA$1751 Equivalent to CA$84/day
4 weeks CA$2201 Equivalent to CA$79/day
5 weeks CA$2650 Equivalent to CA$76/day
6 weeks CA$3100 Equivalent to CA$74/day
8 weeks CA$3999 Equivalent to CA$72/day
10 weeks CA$4898 Equivalent to CA$70/day
12 weeks CA$5797 Equivalent to CA$70/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$395 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$370 Equivalent to CA$53/day
2 weeks CA$528 Equivalent to CA$38/day
3 weeks CA$687 Equivalent to CA$33/day
4 weeks CA$846 Equivalent to CA$31/day
5 weeks CA$1004 Equivalent to CA$29/day
6 weeks CA$1163 Equivalent to CA$28/day
8 weeks CA$1480 Equivalent to CA$27/day
10 weeks CA$1798 Equivalent to CA$26/day
12 weeks CA$2115 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$395 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 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$343 Equivalent to CA$49/day
2 weeks CA$561 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$780 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$991 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1203 Equivalent to CA$35/day
6 weeks CA$1414 Equivalent to CA$34/day
8 weeks CA$1705 Equivalent to CA$31/day
10 weeks CA$1996 Equivalent to CA$29/day
12 weeks CA$2287 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$395 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.
2 weeks CA$793 Equivalent to CA$57/day
3 weeks CA$1057 Equivalent to CA$51/day
4 weeks CA$1322 Equivalent to CA$48/day
5 weeks CA$1586 Equivalent to CA$46/day
6 weeks CA$1851 Equivalent to CA$45/day
8 weeks CA$2379 Equivalent to CA$43/day
10 weeks CA$2908 Equivalent to CA$42/day
12 weeks CA$3437 Equivalent to CA$41/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$2009 Equivalent to CA$72/day
5 weeks CA$2313 Equivalent to CA$67/day
6 weeks CA$2617 Equivalent to CA$63/day
8 weeks CA$3226 Equivalent to CA$58/day
10 weeks CA$3834 Equivalent to CA$55/day
12 weeks CA$4442 Equivalent to CA$53/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$395 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$423 Equivalent to CA$61/day
2 weeks CA$687 Equivalent to CA$50/day
3 weeks CA$938 Equivalent to CA$45/day
4 weeks CA$1163 Equivalent to CA$42/day
5 weeks CA$1348 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1573 Equivalent to CA$38/day
8 weeks CA$2022 Equivalent to CA$37/day
10 weeks CA$2472 Equivalent to CA$36/day
12 weeks CA$2921 Equivalent to CA$35/day
16 weeks CA$3821 Equivalent to CA$35/day
20 weeks CA$4720 Equivalent to CA$34/day
24 weeks CA$5619 Equivalent to CA$34/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$395 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$409 Equivalent to CA$59/day
2 weeks CA$766 Equivalent to CA$55/day
3 weeks CA$1018 Equivalent to CA$49/day
4 weeks CA$1269 Equivalent to CA$46/day
5 weeks CA$1520 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1771 Equivalent to CA$43/day
8 weeks CA$2274 Equivalent to CA$41/day
10 weeks CA$2644 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$3014 Equivalent to CA$36/day
16 weeks CA$3754 Equivalent to CA$34/day
20 weeks CA$4495 Equivalent to CA$33/day
24 weeks CA$5235 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$395 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$330 Equivalent to CA$48/day
2 weeks CA$502 Equivalent to CA$36/day
3 weeks CA$674 Equivalent to CA$33/day
4 weeks CA$846 Equivalent to CA$31/day
5 weeks CA$1018 Equivalent to CA$30/day
6 weeks CA$1189 Equivalent to CA$29/day
8 weeks CA$1507 Equivalent to CA$27/day
10 weeks CA$1824 Equivalent to CA$27/day
12 weeks CA$2141 Equivalent to CA$26/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$395 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$1236 Equivalent to CA$89/day
3 weeks CA$1831 Equivalent to CA$88/day
4 weeks CA$2419 Equivalent to CA$87/day
5 weeks CA$3001 Equivalent to CA$86/day
6 weeks CA$3583 Equivalent to CA$86/day
8 weeks CA$4726 Equivalent to CA$85/day
10 weeks CA$5857 Equivalent to CA$84/day
12 weeks CA$6974 Equivalent to CA$84/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch from 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$395 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$436 Equivalent to CA$63/day
2 weeks CA$753 Equivalent to CA$54/day
3 weeks CA$1024 Equivalent to CA$49/day
4 weeks CA$1289 Equivalent to CA$47/day
5 weeks CA$1513 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1738 Equivalent to CA$42/day
8 weeks CA$2188 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2637 Equivalent to CA$38/day
12 weeks CA$3087 Equivalent to CA$37/day
16 weeks CA$3986 Equivalent to CA$36/day
20 weeks CA$4885 Equivalent to CA$35/day
24 weeks CA$5784 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$395 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.
  • 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$237 Equivalent to CA$34/day
2 weeks CA$515 Equivalent to CA$37/day
3 weeks CA$753 Equivalent to CA$36/day
4 weeks CA$899 Equivalent to CA$33/day
5 weeks CA$1051 Equivalent to CA$31/day
6 weeks CA$1203 Equivalent to CA$29/day
8 weeks CA$1507 Equivalent to CA$27/day
10 weeks CA$1811 Equivalent to CA$26/day
12 weeks CA$2115 Equivalent to CA$26/day
16 weeks CA$2723 Equivalent to CA$25/day
20 weeks CA$3331 Equivalent to CA$24/day
24 weeks CA$3939 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 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$395 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 Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 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 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$343 Equivalent to CA$49/day
2 weeks CA$561 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$780 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$991 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1203 Equivalent to CA$35/day
6 weeks CA$1414 Equivalent to CA$34/day
8 weeks CA$1705 Equivalent to CA$31/day
10 weeks CA$1996 Equivalent to CA$29/day
12 weeks CA$2247 Equivalent to CA$27/day
16 weeks CA$2750 Equivalent to CA$25/day
20 weeks CA$3252 Equivalent to CA$24/day
24 weeks CA$3754 Equivalent to CA$23/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$395 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$601 Equivalent to CA$86/day
2 weeks CA$918 Equivalent to CA$66/day
3 weeks CA$1236 Equivalent to CA$59/day
4 weeks CA$1553 Equivalent to CA$56/day
5 weeks CA$1870 Equivalent to CA$54/day
6 weeks CA$2188 Equivalent to CA$53/day
8 weeks CA$2822 Equivalent to CA$51/day
10 weeks CA$3523 Equivalent to CA$51/day
12 weeks CA$4158 Equivalent to CA$50/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$1123 Equivalent to CA$81/day
4 weeks CA$1970 Equivalent to CA$71/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$1196 Equivalent to CA$171/day
2 weeks CA$2003 Equivalent to CA$144/day
3 weeks CA$2816 Equivalent to CA$135/day
4 weeks CA$3536 Equivalent to CA$127/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$395 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$760 Equivalent to CA$109/day
2 weeks CA$1275 Equivalent to CA$92/day
3 weeks CA$1718 Equivalent to CA$82/day
4 weeks CA$2161 Equivalent to CA$78/day
5 weeks CA$2485 Equivalent to CA$71/day
6 weeks CA$2869 Equivalent to CA$69/day
8 weeks CA$3569 Equivalent to CA$64/day
10 weeks CA$4283 Equivalent to CA$62/day
12 weeks CA$4984 Equivalent to CA$60/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$395 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 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 lunches and dinners, 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$475 Equivalent to CA$68/day
2 weeks CA$753 Equivalent to CA$54/day
3 weeks CA$1018 Equivalent to CA$49/day
4 weeks CA$1269 Equivalent to CA$46/day
5 weeks CA$1507 Equivalent to CA$44/day
6 weeks CA$1745 Equivalent to CA$42/day
8 weeks CA$2221 Equivalent to CA$40/day
10 weeks CA$2697 Equivalent to CA$39/day
12 weeks CA$3173 Equivalent to CA$38/day
16 weeks CA$4072 Equivalent to CA$37/day
20 weeks CA$4971 Equivalent to CA$36/day
24 weeks CA$5870 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$395 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$330 Equivalent to CA$48/day
2 weeks CA$555 Equivalent to CA$40/day
3 weeks CA$780 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$1004 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1229 Equivalent to CA$36/day
6 weeks CA$1454 Equivalent to CA$35/day
8 weeks CA$1903 Equivalent to CA$34/day
10 weeks CA$2353 Equivalent to CA$34/day
12 weeks CA$2802 Equivalent to CA$34/day
16 weeks CA$3702 Equivalent to CA$34/day
20 weeks CA$4601 Equivalent to CA$33/day
24 weeks CA$5500 Equivalent to CA$33/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$423 Equivalent to CA$61/day
2 weeks CA$740 Equivalent to CA$53/day
3 weeks CA$1057 Equivalent to CA$51/day
4 weeks CA$1375 Equivalent to CA$50/day
5 weeks CA$1692 Equivalent to CA$49/day
6 weeks CA$2009 Equivalent to CA$48/day
8 weeks CA$2644 Equivalent to CA$48/day
10 weeks CA$3278 Equivalent to CA$47/day
12 weeks CA$3913 Equivalent to CA$47/day
16 weeks CA$5182 Equivalent to CA$47/day
20 weeks CA$6452 Equivalent to CA$47/day
24 weeks CA$7721 Equivalent to CA$46/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$395 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$1090 Equivalent to CA$78/day
4 weeks CA$1824 Equivalent to CA$66/day
6 weeks CA$2492 Equivalent to CA$60/day
8 weeks CA$3159 Equivalent to CA$57/day
10 weeks CA$3827 Equivalent to CA$55/day
12 weeks CA$4495 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$395 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$429 Equivalent to CA$62/day
2 weeks CA$720 Equivalent to CA$52/day
3 weeks CA$1103 Equivalent to CA$53/day
4 weeks CA$1513 Equivalent to CA$55/day
5 weeks CA$1910 Equivalent to CA$55/day
6 weeks CA$2293 Equivalent to CA$55/day
8 weeks CA$3060 Equivalent to CA$55/day
10 weeks CA$3827 Equivalent to CA$55/day
12 weeks CA$4594 Equivalent to CA$55/day
16 weeks CA$6128 Equivalent to CA$55/day
20 weeks CA$7661 Equivalent to CA$55/day
24 weeks CA$9195 Equivalent to CA$55/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$489 Equivalent to CA$70/day
2 weeks CA$866 Equivalent to CA$62/day
3 weeks CA$1170 Equivalent to CA$56/day
4 weeks CA$1560 Equivalent to CA$56/day
5 weeks CA$1976 Equivalent to CA$57/day
6 weeks CA$2360 Equivalent to CA$57/day
8 weeks CA$3126 Equivalent to CA$56/day
10 weeks CA$3880 Equivalent to CA$56/day
12 weeks CA$4647 Equivalent to CA$56/day
16 weeks CA$6167 Equivalent to CA$56/day
20 weeks CA$7701 Equivalent to CA$56/day
24 weeks CA$9235 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$395 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 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$826 Equivalent to CA$118/day
2 weeks CA$1361 Equivalent to CA$98/day
3 weeks CA$1897 Equivalent to CA$91/day
4 weeks CA$2432 Equivalent to CA$87/day
5 weeks CA$2968 Equivalent to CA$85/day
6 weeks CA$3503 Equivalent to CA$84/day
8 weeks CA$4574 Equivalent to CA$82/day
10 weeks CA$5645 Equivalent to CA$81/day
12 weeks CA$6716 Equivalent to CA$80/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$1256 Equivalent to CA$180/day
2 weeks CA$2075 Equivalent to CA$149/day
3 weeks CA$2895 Equivalent to CA$138/day
4 weeks CA$3715 Equivalent to CA$133/day
5 weeks CA$4534 Equivalent to CA$130/day
6 weeks CA$5354 Equivalent to CA$128/day
8 weeks CA$6994 Equivalent to CA$125/day
10 weeks CA$8633 Equivalent to CA$124/day
12 weeks CA$10273 Equivalent to CA$123/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$395 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$416 Equivalent to CA$60/day
2 weeks CA$588 Equivalent to CA$42/day
3 weeks CA$786 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$985 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1176 Equivalent to CA$34/day
6 weeks CA$1375 Equivalent to CA$33/day
8 weeks CA$1771 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2168 Equivalent to CA$31/day
12 weeks CA$2564 Equivalent to CA$31/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$753 Equivalent to CA$54/day
3 weeks CA$1097 Equivalent to CA$53/day
4 weeks CA$1441 Equivalent to CA$52/day
Sri Lanka: Wild Elephant 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$1335 Equivalent to CA$96/day
3 weeks CA$1626 Equivalent to CA$78/day
4 weeks CA$1917 Equivalent to CA$69/day
5 weeks CA$2207 Equivalent to CA$64/day
6 weeks CA$2498 Equivalent to CA$60/day
8 weeks CA$3080 Equivalent to CA$55/day
10 weeks CA$3662 Equivalent to CA$53/day
12 weeks CA$4244 Equivalent to CA$51/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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$356 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$515 Equivalent to CA$37/day
3 weeks CA$747 Equivalent to CA$36/day
4 weeks CA$932 Equivalent to CA$34/day
5 weeks CA$1130 Equivalent to CA$33/day
6 weeks CA$1328 Equivalent to CA$32/day
8 weeks CA$1745 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2181 Equivalent to CA$32/day
12 weeks CA$2617 Equivalent to CA$32/day
16 weeks CA$3490 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$395 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$661 Equivalent to CA$48/day
3 weeks CA$793 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$965 Equivalent to CA$35/day
5 weeks CA$1123 Equivalent to CA$33/day
6 weeks CA$1269 Equivalent to CA$31/day
8 weeks CA$1573 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$1917 Equivalent to CA$28/day
12 weeks CA$2260 Equivalent to CA$27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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$370 Equivalent to CA$53/day
2 weeks CA$581 Equivalent to CA$42/day
3 weeks CA$793 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$1004 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1216 Equivalent to CA$35/day
6 weeks CA$1427 Equivalent to CA$34/day
8 weeks CA$1745 Equivalent to CA$32/day
10 weeks CA$2062 Equivalent to CA$30/day
12 weeks CA$2379 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$409 Equivalent to CA$59/day
2 weeks CA$647 Equivalent to CA$47/day
3 weeks CA$885 Equivalent to CA$43/day
4 weeks CA$1123 Equivalent to CA$41/day
5 weeks CA$1361 Equivalent to CA$39/day
6 weeks CA$1599 Equivalent to CA$39/day
8 weeks CA$1943 Equivalent to CA$35/day
10 weeks CA$2287 Equivalent to CA$33/day
12 weeks CA$2631 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$395 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 - Chicago

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Volunteer projects available in USA - Chicago

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$832 Equivalent to CA$119/day
2 weeks CA$1394 Equivalent to CA$100/day
3 weeks CA$1877 Equivalent to CA$90/day
4 weeks CA$2366 Equivalent to CA$85/day
5 weeks CA$2789 Equivalent to CA$80/day
6 weeks CA$3219 Equivalent to CA$77/day
8 weeks CA$4105 Equivalent to CA$74/day
10 weeks CA$4634 Equivalent to CA$67/day
12 weeks CA$5381 Equivalent to CA$65/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • 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$395 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 Chicago generally find US$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

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$661 Equivalent to CA$95/day
2 weeks CA$1163 Equivalent to CA$84/day
3 weeks CA$1606 Equivalent to CA$77/day
4 weeks CA$2069 Equivalent to CA$74/day
5 weeks CA$2518 Equivalent to CA$72/day
6 weeks CA$2862 Equivalent to CA$69/day
8 weeks CA$3708 Equivalent to CA$67/day
10 weeks CA$4449 Equivalent to CA$64/day
12 weeks CA$5229 Equivalent to CA$63/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • 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$395 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, 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 Orleans generally find US$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

USA - Philadelphia

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Volunteer projects available in USA - Philadelphia

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$826 Equivalent to CA$118/day
2 weeks CA$1388 Equivalent to CA$100/day
3 weeks CA$1831 Equivalent to CA$88/day
4 weeks CA$2320 Equivalent to CA$83/day
5 weeks CA$2730 Equivalent to CA$78/day
6 weeks CA$3140 Equivalent to CA$75/day
8 weeks CA$3926 Equivalent to CA$71/day
10 weeks CA$4733 Equivalent to CA$68/day
12 weeks CA$5493 Equivalent to CA$66/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$395 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 Philadelphia generally find US$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, 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$799 Equivalent to CA$115/day
2 weeks CA$1341 Equivalent to CA$96/day
3 weeks CA$1758 Equivalent to CA$84/day
4 weeks CA$2214 Equivalent to CA$80/day
5 weeks CA$2611 Equivalent to CA$75/day
6 weeks CA$3027 Equivalent to CA$73/day
8 weeks CA$3741 Equivalent to CA$67/day
10 weeks CA$4515 Equivalent to CA$65/day
12 weeks CA$5229 Equivalent to CA$63/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$395 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 San Diego generally find US$200 - US$300 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches and dinners, and local tours and activities.

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$1348 Equivalent to CA$97/day
4 weeks CA$2326 Equivalent to CA$84/day
6 weeks CA$3305 Equivalent to CA$79/day
8 weeks CA$4283 Equivalent to CA$77/day
10 weeks CA$5262 Equivalent to CA$76/day
12 weeks CA$6055 Equivalent to CA$73/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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$363 Equivalent to CA$52/day
2 weeks CA$575 Equivalent to CA$42/day
3 weeks CA$786 Equivalent to CA$38/day
4 weeks CA$998 Equivalent to CA$36/day
5 weeks CA$1209 Equivalent to CA$35/day
6 weeks CA$1421 Equivalent to CA$34/day
8 weeks CA$1712 Equivalent to CA$31/day
10 weeks CA$2003 Equivalent to CA$29/day
12 weeks CA$2280 Equivalent to CA$28/day
16 weeks CA$2836 Equivalent to CA$26/day
20 weeks CA$3391 Equivalent to CA$25/day
24 weeks CA$3946 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
  • 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$395 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.
  • 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$356 Equivalent to CA$51/day
2 weeks CA$568 Equivalent to CA$41/day
3 weeks CA$740 Equivalent to CA$36/day
4 weeks CA$912 Equivalent to CA$33/day
5 weeks CA$1084 Equivalent to CA$31/day
6 weeks CA$1256 Equivalent to CA$30/day
8 weeks CA$1599 Equivalent to CA$29/day
10 weeks CA$1943 Equivalent to CA$28/day
12 weeks CA$2287 Equivalent to CA$28/day
16 weeks CA$2974 Equivalent to CA$27/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalized preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of CA$395 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$620​ 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$620​ (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$713 Equivalent to CA$102/day
2 weeks CA$958 Equivalent to CA$69/day
3 weeks CA$1203 Equivalent to CA$58/day
4 weeks CA$1447 Equivalent to CA$52/day
5 weeks CA$1692 Equivalent to CA$49/day
6 weeks CA$1936 Equivalent to CA$47/day
8 weeks CA$2426 Equivalent to CA$44/day
10 weeks CA$2869 Equivalent to CA$41/day
12 weeks CA$3265 Equivalent to CA$39/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$806 Equivalent to CA$116/day
2 weeks CA$1143 Equivalent to CA$82/day
3 weeks CA$1480 Equivalent to CA$71/day
4 weeks CA$1817 Equivalent to CA$65/day
5 weeks CA$2155 Equivalent to CA$62/day
6 weeks CA$2492 Equivalent to CA$60/day
8 weeks CA$3166 Equivalent to CA$57/day
10 weeks CA$3794 Equivalent to CA$55/day
12 weeks CA$4376 Equivalent to CA$53/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$395 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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