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Looking for the world's largest range of affordable volunteer abroad programs? With programs in over 50 different destinations and fees as little as US$180 (CA$244) per week, IVHQ has an affordable volunteering opportunity that's right for you!

Argentina - Buenos Aires

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
2 weeks $640 CA$870
3 weeks $795 CA$1,081
4 weeks $950 CA$1,291
5 weeks $1,105 CA$1,502
6 weeks $1,260 CA$1,713
8 weeks $1,570 CA$2,134
10 weeks $1,880 CA$2,556
12 weeks $2,190 CA$2,977
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • 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.
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement, transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program, lunch and dinner and optional Spanish lessons.
  • Volunteers in Buenos Aires generally find US$160 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including meals.
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Discounts on language lessons

Argentina - Cordoba

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $325 CA$441
2 weeks $540 CA$734
3 weeks $725 CA$985
4 weeks $910 CA$1,237
5 weeks $1,095 CA$1,488
6 weeks $1,275 CA$1,733
8 weeks $1,625 CA$2,209
10 weeks $1,965 CA$2,671
12 weeks $2,265 CA$3,079
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Lunches while in-country
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Argentina generally find US$80 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Discounts on language lessons

Australia

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $1,010 CA$1,373
2 weeks $2,040 CA$2,773
3 weeks $3,020 CA$4,106
4 weeks $4,000 CA$5,439
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Dinners while in-country and weekend lunches
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Australia generally find US$200 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including dinners.
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Bali - Lovina

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $350 CA$475
2 weeks $515 CA$700
3 weeks $680 CA$924
4 weeks $830 CA$1,128
5 weeks $975 CA$1,325
6 weeks $1,115 CA$1,516
8 weeks $1,385 CA$1,883
10 weeks $1,655 CA$2,250
12 weeks $1,925 CA$2,617
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • 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.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Bali - Lovina generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Bali - Ubud

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $325 CA$441
2 weeks $490 CA$666
3 weeks $655 CA$890
4 weeks $805 CA$1,094
5 weeks $950 CA$1,291
6 weeks $1,090 CA$1,482
8 weeks $1,360 CA$1,849
10 weeks $1,630 CA$2,216
12 weeks $1,900 CA$2,583
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • 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.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Bali - Ubud generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses

Bali - Ubud: Turtle Conservation Project

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
2 weeks $650 CA$883
3 weeks $950 CA$1,291
4 weeks $1,250 CA$1,699
5 weeks $1,510 CA$2,053
6 weeks $1,770 CA$2,406
8 weeks $2,230 CA$3,032
10 weeks $2,690 CA$3,657
12 weeks $3,150 CA$4,283
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Bali - Ubud generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Belgium

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $645 CA$877
2 weeks $1,215 CA$1,652
3 weeks $1,775 CA$2,413
4 weeks $2,385 CA$3,243
5 weeks $2,935 CA$3,990
6 weeks $3,485 CA$4,738
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches and dinners, transport to and from your placement, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Belgium generally find US$200 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including lunches and dinners.
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Belize

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $720 CA$979
2 weeks $1,405 CA$1,910
3 weeks $2,090 CA$2,841
4 weeks $2,775 CA$3,773
5 weeks $3,460 CA$4,704
6 weeks $4,145 CA$5,636
8 weeks $5,515 CA$7,499
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours
  • Accommodation and meals on the mainland for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights - accommodation in Placencia varies between US$25-US$150 per night
  • Transfer to and from the airport - approx US$6-US$10 each way
  • Snacks to take out to the island
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Belize generally find US$200 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including accommodation and meals on the mainland
  • US$25 per week for marine conservation park fees
  • US$25 per week for dive gear rental
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Brazil

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
2 weeks $545 CA$741
3 weeks $695 CA$945
4 weeks $845 CA$1,148
5 weeks $995 CA$1,352
6 weeks $1,145 CA$1,556
8 weeks $1,445 CA$1,964
10 weeks $1,745 CA$2,372
12 weeks $2,045 CA$2,780
16 weeks $2,645 CA$3,596
20 weeks $3,245 CA$4,412
24 weeks $3,845 CA$5,228
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • 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.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Lunches and dinners while in-country
  • Portuguese lessons (optional)
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Brazil generally find US$150 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Cambodia

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
2 weeks $380 CA$516
3 weeks $515 CA$700
4 weeks $630 CA$856
5 weeks $745 CA$1,013
6 weeks $860 CA$1,169
8 weeks $1,090 CA$1,482
10 weeks $1,320 CA$1,794
12 weeks $1,545 CA$2,100
16 weeks $1,985 CA$2,699
20 weeks $2,425 CA$3,297
24 weeks $2,865 CA$3,895
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa (US$30-35), flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check (mandatory), souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement ($30-$60 per week), trips and tours in-country.
  • Transfer back to the airport at the conclusion of the program
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Cambodia generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses

Cambodia: Medical Project

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
3 weeks $715 CA$972
4 weeks $830 CA$1,128
5 weeks $1,045 CA$1,420
6 weeks $1,160 CA$1,577
8 weeks $1,390 CA$1,890
10 weeks $1,720 CA$2,338
12 weeks $1,945 CA$2,644
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa (US$30-35), flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check (mandatory), souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement ($30-$60 per week), trips and tours in-country.
  • Transfer back to the airport at the conclusion of the program
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Cambodia generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

China

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $310 CA$421
2 weeks $490 CA$666
3 weeks $670 CA$911
4 weeks $850 CA$1,155
5 weeks $1,030 CA$1,400
6 weeks $1,210 CA$1,645
8 weeks $1,570 CA$2,134
10 weeks $1,930 CA$2,624
12 weeks $2,290 CA$3,113
16 weeks $3,010 CA$4,092
20 weeks $3,730 CA$5,071
24 weeks $4,450 CA$6,050
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Spending money - Volunteers in China generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Colombia - Bogota

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $270 CA$367
2 weeks $410 CA$557
3 weeks $540 CA$734
4 weeks $660 CA$897
5 weeks $780 CA$1,060
6 weeks $900 CA$1,223
8 weeks $1,190 CA$1,618
10 weeks $1,480 CA$2,012
12 weeks $1,780 CA$2,420
16 weeks $2,380 CA$3,236
20 weeks $2,980 CA$4,052
24 weeks $3,580 CA$4,867
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Spanish lessons (optional)
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Colombia - Bogota generally find US$60 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Colombia - Cartagena

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
2 weeks $470 CA$639
3 weeks $650 CA$883
4 weeks $790 CA$1,074
5 weeks $960 CA$1,305
6 weeks $1,125 CA$1,529
8 weeks $1,500 CA$2,039
10 weeks $1,875 CA$2,549
12 weeks $2,250 CA$3,059
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Spanish lessons (optional)
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Colombia - Cartagena generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Costa Rica

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $380 CA$516
2 weeks $670 CA$911
3 weeks $955 CA$1,298
4 weeks $1,205 CA$1,638
5 weeks $1,410 CA$1,917
6 weeks $1,615 CA$2,196
8 weeks $2,025 CA$2,753
10 weeks $2,435 CA$3,310
12 weeks $2,845 CA$3,868
16 weeks $3,665 CA$4,983
20 weeks $4,485 CA$6,098
24 weeks $5,305 CA$7,213
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • 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.
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Mandatory: Visa (when necessary), flights, travel insurance, and criminal background check.
  • Optional: Vaccinations, Spanish lessons
  • In-country costs: Souvenirs, in-country trips or tours transport to and from your placement if required, transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program, lunches (except for Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture Conservation volunteers), and transportation to and from placement (except for Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture Conservation volunteers)
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Costa Rica generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses

Costa Rica: Manuel Antonio Projects

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
3 weeks $1,115 CA$1,516
4 weeks $1,385 CA$1,883
5 weeks $1,590 CA$2,162
6 weeks $1,795 CA$2,440
8 weeks $2,205 CA$2,998
10 weeks $2,615 CA$3,555
12 weeks $3,025 CA$4,113
16 weeks $3,845 CA$5,228
20 weeks $4,665 CA$6,343
24 weeks $5,485 CA$7,458
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program.
  • Spanish lessons (optional).
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Costa Rica generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses.
Registration Fee
What it covers
  • Most affordable program fees
  • Expert support from a program specialist
  • Full MyIVHQ account access
  • Online volunteer training
  • Comprehensive preparation tools
  • IVHQ alumni rewards
Program Fee
What it covers
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Airport pick-up
  • Program orientation
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Discounts on language lessons

Croatia

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $549 CA$746
2 weeks $819 CA$1,113
3 weeks $1,089 CA$1,480
4 weeks $1,359 CA$1,847
5 weeks $1,629 CA$2,215
6 weeks $1,899 CA$2,582
8 weeks $2,439 CA$3,316
10 weeks $2,979 CA$4,050
12 weeks $3,519 CA$4,784
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
  • Visa, flights, travel insurance, vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
  • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
  • Spending money - Volunteers in Croatia generally find US$80 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses

Croatia: Marine Conservation Project

Duration Program Fee
USD CAD
1 week $905 CA$1,230
2 weeks $1,515 CA$2,060
3 weeks $2,130 CA$2,896
4 weeks $2,675 CA$3,637
  • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
  • * Terms and Conditions do apply
What extra costs will I have?
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Ecuador - Quito

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $270 CA$367
    2 weeks $400 CA$543
    3 weeks $535 CA$727
    4 weeks $675 CA$917
    5 weeks $830 CA$1,128
    6 weeks $965 CA$1,312
    8 weeks $1,225 CA$1,665
    10 weeks $1,545 CA$2,100
    12 weeks $1,775 CA$2,413
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Lunches while in-country
    • Spanish lessons (optional)
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Ecuador generally find US$40 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Ecuador - Santa Elena

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $365 CA$496
    2 weeks $495 CA$673
    3 weeks $660 CA$897
    4 weeks $795 CA$1,081
    5 weeks $960 CA$1,305
    6 weeks $1,095 CA$1,488
    8 weeks $1,355 CA$1,842
    10 weeks $1,685 CA$2,291
    12 weeks $1,905 CA$2,590
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • The Environmental Education project also has an extra cost of US$40 for materials and the logistics involved in this project.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Lunches while in-country
    • Spanish lessons (optional)
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Ecuador generally find US$40 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Fiji

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $370 CA$503
    2 weeks $540 CA$734
    3 weeks $710 CA$965
    4 weeks $880 CA$1,196
    5 weeks $1,030 CA$1,400
    6 weeks $1,185 CA$1,611
    8 weeks $1,495 CA$2,032
    10 weeks $1,805 CA$2,454
    12 weeks $2,115 CA$2,875
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Fiji generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Ghana

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $270 CA$367
    2 weeks $410 CA$557
    3 weeks $530 CA$720
    4 weeks $650 CA$883
    5 weeks $770 CA$1,047
    6 weeks $920 CA$1,250
    8 weeks $1,210 CA$1,645
    10 weeks $1,500 CA$2,039
    12 weeks $1,800 CA$2,447
    16 weeks $2,420 CA$3,290
    20 weeks $3,040 CA$4,133
    24 weeks $3,660 CA$4,976
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Ghana generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Greece

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $720 CA$979
    3 weeks $1,040 CA$1,414
    4 weeks $1,260 CA$1,713
    5 weeks $1,480 CA$2,012
    6 weeks $1,700 CA$2,311
    8 weeks $2,140 CA$2,909
    10 weeks $2,580 CA$3,508
    12 weeks $3,020 CA$4,106
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, transport to and from your placement ($50-$75 per week), souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Lunches and Dinners
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Greece generally find US$150 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Guatemala

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $330 CA$448
    2 weeks $570 CA$775
    3 weeks $775 CA$1,053
    4 weeks $975 CA$1,325
    5 weeks $1,145 CA$1,556
    6 weeks $1,315 CA$1,788
    8 weeks $1,655 CA$2,250
    10 weeks $1,995 CA$2,712
    12 weeks $2,335 CA$3,175
    16 weeks $3,015 CA$4,099
    20 weeks $3,695 CA$5,024
    24 weeks $4,375 CA$5,948
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Lunches while in-country
    • Spanish lessons (optional)
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Guatemala generally find US$65 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    India - Delhi

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $250 CA$339
    2 weeks $320 CA$435
    3 weeks $440 CA$598
    4 weeks $560 CA$761
    5 weeks $680 CA$924
    6 weeks $800 CA$1,087
    8 weeks $1,040 CA$1,414
    10 weeks $1,280 CA$1,740
    12 weeks $1,520 CA$2,066
    16 weeks $2,000 CA$2,719
    20 weeks $2,480 CA$3,372
    24 weeks $2,960 CA$4,024
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in India - Delhi generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on tours and activities

    India - Kerala

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $420 CA$571
    2 weeks $565 CA$768
    3 weeks $710 CA$965
    4 weeks $855 CA$1,162
    5 weeks $1,000 CA$1,359
    6 weeks $1,145 CA$1,556
    8 weeks $1,435 CA$1,951
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, transport to and from placement, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program.
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Kerala generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Italy - Naples

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $735 CA$999
    3 weeks $985 CA$1,339
    4 weeks $1,235 CA$1,679
    5 weeks $1,485 CA$2,019
    6 weeks $1,735 CA$2,359
    8 weeks $2,235 CA$3,039
    10 weeks $2,735 CA$3,718
    12 weeks $3,235 CA$4,398
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Italy generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Italy - Rome

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $575 CA$781
    2 weeks $895 CA$1,216
    3 weeks $1,215 CA$1,652
    4 weeks $1,535 CA$2,087
    5 weeks $1,855 CA$2,522
    6 weeks $2,175 CA$2,957
    8 weeks $2,815 CA$3,827
    10 weeks $3,455 CA$4,697
    12 weeks $4,095 CA$5,568
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance, vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at the conclusion of the program.
    • Lunch each day - budget about US$10 per day for this.
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Rome generally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including meals.
    • You will also need to budget an extra US$3 per night for the Rome Tourist Tax, paid directly to the accommodation.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Jamaica

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $395 CA$537
    2 weeks $715 CA$972
    3 weeks $1,000 CA$1,359
    4 weeks $1,275 CA$1,733
    5 weeks $1,540 CA$2,094
    6 weeks $1,795 CA$2,440
    8 weeks $2,290 CA$3,113
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs and in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program.
    • Lunches and dinners while in-country.
    • Transport to and from your placement (between US$5 - $12 per day).
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Jamaica generally find US$250 to be sufficient for weekly expenses.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Jordan

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $645 CA$877
    2 weeks $985 CA$1,339
    3 weeks $1,325 CA$1,801
    4 weeks $1,665 CA$2,263
    5 weeks $2,005 CA$2,726
    6 weeks $2,345 CA$3,188
    8 weeks $3,025 CA$4,113
    10 weeks $3,705 CA$5,037
    12 weeks $4,385 CA$5,962
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance, vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at the conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Jordan generally find US$50 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Kenya

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $280 CA$380
    2 weeks $400 CA$543
    3 weeks $520 CA$707
    4 weeks $640 CA$870
    5 weeks $760 CA$1,033
    6 weeks $880 CA$1,196
    8 weeks $1,120 CA$1,522
    10 weeks $1,360 CA$1,849
    12 weeks $1,600 CA$2,175
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • The Mombasa projects have a one-off extra cost of US$100 for the additional transport, supervision and logistics involved in these projects.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Kenya generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Laos

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $260 CA$353
    2 weeks $425 CA$577
    3 weeks $590 CA$802
    4 weeks $750 CA$1,019
    5 weeks $910 CA$1,237
    6 weeks $1,070 CA$1,454
    8 weeks $1,290 CA$1,754
    10 weeks $1,510 CA$2,053
    12 weeks $1,730 CA$2,352
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from placement.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Laos generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Madagascar

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $600 CA$815
    3 weeks $800 CA$1,087
    4 weeks $1,000 CA$1,359
    5 weeks $1,200 CA$1,631
    6 weeks $1,400 CA$1,903
    8 weeks $1,800 CA$2,447
    10 weeks $2,200 CA$2,991
    12 weeks $2,600 CA$3,535
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Madagascar generally find US$50-100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses

    Madagascar: Marine Conservation Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    4 weeks $1,520 CA$2,066
    5 weeks $1,750 CA$2,379
    6 weeks $1,980 CA$2,692
    8 weeks $2,440 CA$3,317
    10 weeks $2,900 CA$3,943
    12 weeks $3,360 CA$4,568
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Madagascar generally find US$40 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Mexico - Merida

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $320 CA$435
    2 weeks $520 CA$707
    3 weeks $710 CA$965
    4 weeks $880 CA$1,196
    5 weeks $1,020 CA$1,386
    6 weeks $1,190 CA$1,618
    8 weeks $1,530 CA$2,080
    10 weeks $1,870 CA$2,542
    12 weeks $2,210 CA$3,005
    16 weeks $2,890 CA$3,929
    20 weeks $3,570 CA$4,854
    24 weeks $4,250 CA$5,778
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • The Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$65 to cover training and resources used in this project.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Lunches while in-country
    • Spanish lessons (optional)
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Mexico generally find US$90 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Morocco

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $310 CA$421
    2 weeks $580 CA$788
    3 weeks $770 CA$1,047
    4 weeks $960 CA$1,305
    5 weeks $1,150 CA$1,563
    6 weeks $1,340 CA$1,822
    8 weeks $1,720 CA$2,338
    10 weeks $2,000 CA$2,719
    12 weeks $2,280 CA$3,100
    16 weeks $2,840 CA$3,861
    20 weeks $3,400 CA$4,623
    24 weeks $3,960 CA$5,384
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Arabic/French lessons (optional)
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Morocco generally find US$40 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Nepal

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $250 CA$339
    2 weeks $380 CA$516
    3 weeks $510 CA$693
    4 weeks $640 CA$870
    5 weeks $770 CA$1,047
    6 weeks $900 CA$1,223
    8 weeks $1,140 CA$1,550
    10 weeks $1,380 CA$1,876
    12 weeks $1,620 CA$2,202
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program (Pre-arranged airport drop off from Kathmandu can be arranged for US$14)
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Nepal generally find US$20 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    New Zealand

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $935 CA$1,271
    3 weeks $1,385 CA$1,883
    4 weeks $1,830 CA$2,488
    5 weeks $2,270 CA$3,086
    6 weeks $2,710 CA$3,684
    8 weeks $3,575 CA$4,861
    10 weeks $4,430 CA$6,023
    12 weeks $5,275 CA$7,172
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Dinners and weekend meals while in-country
    • Spending money - Volunteers in New Zealand generally find US$150 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including dinners and weekend meals.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Peru - Cusco

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $330 CA$448
    2 weeks $570 CA$775
    3 weeks $775 CA$1,053
    4 weeks $975 CA$1,325
    5 weeks $1,145 CA$1,556
    6 weeks $1,315 CA$1,788
    8 weeks $1,655 CA$2,250
    10 weeks $1,995 CA$2,712
    12 weeks $2,335 CA$3,175
    16 weeks $3,015 CA$4,099
    20 weeks $3,695 CA$5,024
    24 weeks $4,375 CA$5,948
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Lunches while in-country
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spanish lessons (optional)
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Peru - Cusco generally find US$70 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Peru - Lima

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $180 CA$244
    2 weeks $390 CA$530
    3 weeks $570 CA$775
    4 weeks $680 CA$924
    5 weeks $795 CA$1,081
    6 weeks $910 CA$1,237
    8 weeks $1,140 CA$1,550
    10 weeks $1,370 CA$1,862
    12 weeks $1,600 CA$2,175
    16 weeks $2,060 CA$2,801
    20 weeks $2,520 CA$3,426
    24 weeks $2,980 CA$4,052
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spanish lessons (optional)
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Peru - Lima generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Philippines

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $260 CA$353
    2 weeks $425 CA$577
    3 weeks $590 CA$802
    4 weeks $750 CA$1,019
    5 weeks $910 CA$1,237
    6 weeks $1,070 CA$1,454
    8 weeks $1,290 CA$1,754
    10 weeks $1,510 CA$2,053
    12 weeks $1,700 CA$2,311
    16 weeks $2,080 CA$2,828
    20 weeks $2,460 CA$3,344
    24 weeks $2,840 CA$3,861
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Philippines generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Portugal

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $549 CA$746
    2 weeks $819 CA$1,113
    3 weeks $1,089 CA$1,480
    4 weeks $1,359 CA$1,847
    5 weeks $1,629 CA$2,215
    6 weeks $1,899 CA$2,582
    8 weeks $2,439 CA$3,316
    10 weeks $3,029 CA$4,118
    12 weeks $3,569 CA$4,852
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - volunteers 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.

    Portugal: Environmental Scuba Diving Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $980 CA$1,332
    2 weeks $1,550 CA$2,107
    3 weeks $2,120 CA$2,882
    4 weeks $2,690 CA$3,657
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - volunteers generally find US$65 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

    Portugal: Wolf Conservation Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $850 CA$1,155
    4 weeks $1,490 CA$2,026
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers on the Wolf Conservation project generally find US$150 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including meals.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Puerto Rico

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $575 CA$781
    2 weeks $965 CA$1,312
    3 weeks $1,300 CA$1,767
    4 weeks $1,635 CA$2,223
    5 weeks $1,880 CA$2,556
    6 weeks $2,170 CA$2,950
    8 weeks $2,700 CA$3,671
    10 weeks $3,240 CA$4,405
    12 weeks $3,770 CA$5,126
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa (if required), flights, travel insurance, vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement each day.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program.
    • Lunch and dinner each day - budget about US$10 per meal for this.
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Puerto Rico generally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Romania

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $360 CA$489
    2 weeks $570 CA$775
    3 weeks $770 CA$1,047
    4 weeks $960 CA$1,305
    5 weeks $1,140 CA$1,550
    6 weeks $1,320 CA$1,794
    8 weeks $1,680 CA$2,284
    10 weeks $2,040 CA$2,773
    12 weeks $2,400 CA$3,263
    16 weeks $3,080 CA$4,188
    20 weeks $3,760 CA$5,112
    24 weeks $4,440 CA$6,037
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Romania generally find US$60 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    South Africa

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $250 CA$339
    2 weeks $420 CA$571
    3 weeks $590 CA$802
    4 weeks $760 CA$1,033
    5 weeks $930 CA$1,264
    6 weeks $1,100 CA$1,495
    8 weeks $1,440 CA$1,958
    10 weeks $1,780 CA$2,420
    12 weeks $2,120 CA$2,882
    16 weeks $2,800 CA$3,807
    20 weeks $3,480 CA$4,731
    24 weeks $4,160 CA$5,656
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses

    South Africa: Surf Outreach Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $320 CA$435
    2 weeks $560 CA$761
    3 weeks $800 CA$1,087
    4 weeks $1,040 CA$1,414
    5 weeks $1,280 CA$1,740
    6 weeks $1,520 CA$2,066
    8 weeks $2,000 CA$2,719
    10 weeks $2,480 CA$3,372
    12 weeks $2,960 CA$4,024
    16 weeks $3,920 CA$5,330
    20 weeks $4,880 CA$6,635
    24 weeks $5,840 CA$7,940
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    South Africa - Table View

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $325 CA$441
    2 weeks $545 CA$741
    3 weeks $835 CA$1,135
    4 weeks $1,145 CA$1,556
    5 weeks $1,445 CA$1,964
    6 weeks $1,735 CA$2,359
    8 weeks $2,315 CA$3,147
    10 weeks $2,895 CA$3,936
    12 weeks $3,475 CA$4,725
    16 weeks $4,635 CA$6,302
    20 weeks $5,795 CA$7,879
    24 weeks $6,955 CA$9,457
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses

    South Africa - Table View: Surf, Skate & Swim Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $370 CA$503
    2 weeks $655 CA$890
    3 weeks $885 CA$1,203
    4 weeks $1,180 CA$1,604
    5 weeks $1,495 CA$2,032
    6 weeks $1,785 CA$2,427
    8 weeks $2,365 CA$3,215
    10 weeks $2,935 CA$3,990
    12 weeks $3,515 CA$4,779
    16 weeks $4,665 CA$6,343
    20 weeks $5,825 CA$7,920
    24 weeks $6,985 CA$9,497
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Spain - Barcelona

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $625 CA$849
    2 weeks $1,030 CA$1,400
    3 weeks $1,435 CA$1,951
    4 weeks $1,840 CA$2,501
    5 weeks $2,245 CA$3,052
    6 weeks $2,650 CA$3,603
    8 weeks $3,460 CA$4,704
    10 weeks $4,270 CA$5,806
    12 weeks $5,080 CA$6,907
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • Discounts on language lessons
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Barcelona city tax paid directly to the accommodation - budget about US$10 for this
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Spain generally find US$80 to be sufficient for weekly expenses

    Spain - Barcelona: Marine Conservation Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $950 CA$1,291
    2 weeks $1,570 CA$2,134
    3 weeks $2,190 CA$2,977
    4 weeks $2,810 CA$3,820
    5 weeks $3,430 CA$4,663
    6 weeks $4,050 CA$5,506
    8 weeks $5,290 CA$7,193
    10 weeks $6,530 CA$8,879
    12 weeks $7,770 CA$10,565
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Barcelona city tax paid directly to the accommodation - budget about US$10 for this
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Spain generally find US$80 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Discounts on language lessons

    Sri Lanka

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $315 CA$428
    2 weeks $445 CA$605
    3 weeks $595 CA$809
    4 weeks $745 CA$1,013
    5 weeks $890 CA$1,210
    6 weeks $1,040 CA$1,414
    8 weeks $1,340 CA$1,822
    10 weeks $1,640 CA$2,229
    12 weeks $1,940 CA$2,637
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Sri Lanka generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses

    Sri Lanka: Turtle Conservation Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $570 CA$775
    3 weeks $830 CA$1,128
    4 weeks $1,090 CA$1,482
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Sri Lanka generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses

    Sri Lanka: Wild Elephant Conservation Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $1,010 CA$1,373
    3 weeks $1,230 CA$1,672
    4 weeks $1,450 CA$1,971
    5 weeks $1,670 CA$2,270
    6 weeks $1,890 CA$2,569
    8 weeks $2,330 CA$3,168
    10 weeks $2,770 CA$3,766
    12 weeks $3,210 CA$4,364
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Sri Lanka generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Tanzania

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $270 CA$367
    2 weeks $390 CA$530
    3 weeks $540 CA$734
    4 weeks $655 CA$890
    5 weeks $770 CA$1,047
    6 weeks $885 CA$1,203
    8 weeks $1,115 CA$1,516
    10 weeks $1,345 CA$1,828
    12 weeks $1,575 CA$2,141
    16 weeks $2,035 CA$2,767
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transport to and from your placement and transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Tanzania generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Thailand

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $500 CA$679
    3 weeks $600 CA$815
    4 weeks $730 CA$992
    5 weeks $850 CA$1,155
    6 weeks $960 CA$1,305
    8 weeks $1,190 CA$1,618
    10 weeks $1,450 CA$1,971
    12 weeks $1,710 CA$2,325
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$20 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Thailand - Hua Hin

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $280 CA$380
    2 weeks $440 CA$598
    3 weeks $600 CA$815
    4 weeks $760 CA$1,033
    5 weeks $920 CA$1,250
    6 weeks $1,080 CA$1,468
    8 weeks $1,320 CA$1,794
    10 weeks $1,560 CA$2,121
    12 weeks $1,800 CA$2,447
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance, vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$50 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses

    Thailand - Hua Hin: Teaching English Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $310 CA$421
    2 weeks $490 CA$666
    3 weeks $670 CA$911
    4 weeks $850 CA$1,155
    5 weeks $1,030 CA$1,400
    6 weeks $1,210 CA$1,645
    8 weeks $1,470 CA$1,998
    10 weeks $1,730 CA$2,352
    12 weeks $1,990 CA$2,705
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance, vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$50 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    USA - Chicago

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $630 CA$856
    2 weeks $1,055 CA$1,434
    3 weeks $1,420 CA$1,930
    4 weeks $1,790 CA$2,433
    5 weeks $2,110 CA$2,869
    6 weeks $2,435 CA$3,310
    8 weeks $3,105 CA$4,222
    10 weeks $3,505 CA$4,765
    12 weeks $4,070 CA$5,534
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches and dinners for the duration of your volunteer period, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement, transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program and spending money - volunteers in Chicago generally find US$200 - $300 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    USA - New Orleans

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $500 CA$679
    2 weeks $880 CA$1,196
    3 weeks $1,215 CA$1,652
    4 weeks $1,565 CA$2,128
    5 weeks $1,905 CA$2,590
    6 weeks $2,165 CA$2,943
    8 weeks $2,805 CA$3,814
    10 weeks $3,365 CA$4,575
    12 weeks $3,955 CA$5,377
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision and materials.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement, transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program and spending money - volunteers in New Orleans generally find US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    USA - Philadelphia

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $625 CA$849
    2 weeks $1,050 CA$1,427
    3 weeks $1,385 CA$1,883
    4 weeks $1,755 CA$2,386
    5 weeks $2,065 CA$2,807
    6 weeks $2,375 CA$3,229
    8 weeks $2,970 CA$4,038
    10 weeks $3,580 CA$4,867
    12 weeks $4,155 CA$5,649
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches and dinners for the duration of your volunteer period, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement, transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program and spending money - volunteers in Philadelphia generally find US$200 - $300 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    USA - San Diego

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $605 CA$822
    2 weeks $1,015 CA$1,380
    3 weeks $1,330 CA$1,808
    4 weeks $1,675 CA$2,277
    5 weeks $1,975 CA$2,685
    6 weeks $2,290 CA$3,113
    8 weeks $2,830 CA$3,848
    10 weeks $3,415 CA$4,643
    12 weeks $3,955 CA$5,377
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches and dinners for the duration of your volunteer period, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement, transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program and spending money - volunteers in San Diego generally find US$200 - $300 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Victoria Falls

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    2 weeks $1,020 CA$1,386
    4 weeks $1,760 CA$2,393
    6 weeks $2,500 CA$3,399
    8 weeks $3,240 CA$4,405
    10 weeks $3,980 CA$5,411
    12 weeks $4,580 CA$6,227
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Victoria Falls generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    • Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$500​ to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zimbabwe Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $275 CA$373
    2 weeks $435 CA$591
    3 weeks $595 CA$809
    4 weeks $755 CA$1,026
    5 weeks $915 CA$1,244
    6 weeks $1,075 CA$1,461
    8 weeks $1,295 CA$1,760
    10 weeks $1,515 CA$2,060
    12 weeks $1,725 CA$2,345
    16 weeks $2,145 CA$2,916
    20 weeks $2,565 CA$3,487
    24 weeks $2,985 CA$4,058
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement if required.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Zambia

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $270 CA$367
    2 weeks $430 CA$584
    3 weeks $560 CA$761
    4 weeks $690 CA$938
    5 weeks $820 CA$1,115
    6 weeks $950 CA$1,291
    8 weeks $1,210 CA$1,645
    10 weeks $1,470 CA$1,998
    12 weeks $1,730 CA$2,352
    16 weeks $2,250 CA$3,059
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • 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.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, transport to and from your placement each day, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Zambia generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    • Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$225​ (subject to exchange rate) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambian Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
    Registration Fee
    What it covers
    • Most affordable program fees
    • Expert support from a program specialist
    • Full MyIVHQ account access
    • Online volunteer training
    • Comprehensive preparation tools
    • IVHQ alumni rewards
    Program Fee
    What it covers
    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • Meals

    Zanzibar

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $540 CA$734
    2 weeks $725 CA$985
    3 weeks $910 CA$1,237
    4 weeks $1,095 CA$1,488
    5 weeks $1,280 CA$1,740
    6 weeks $1,465 CA$1,992
    8 weeks $1,835 CA$2,495
    10 weeks $2,170 CA$2,950
    12 weeks $2,470 CA$3,358
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, souvenirs, in-country trips or tours.
    • Spending money - Volunteers in Zanzibar generally find US$50-75 to be sufficient for weekly expenses.
    • Volunteers ​staying for 2 weeks or more ​will need to budget US$200​ to ​obtain a work permit.

    Zanzibar: Turtle Conservation Project

    Duration Program Fee
    USD CAD
    1 week $610 CA$829
    2 weeks $865 CA$1,176
    3 weeks $1,120 CA$1,522
    4 weeks $1,375 CA$1,869
    5 weeks $1,630 CA$2,216
    6 weeks $1,885 CA$2,563
    8 weeks $2,395 CA$3,256
    10 weeks $2,870 CA$3,902
    12 weeks $3,310 CA$4,500
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee from US$299 (approximately CA$406) on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date*). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in CAD.
    • * Terms and Conditions do apply
    What extra costs will I have?
      Registration Fee
      What it covers
      • Most affordable program fees
      • Expert support from a program specialist
      • Full MyIVHQ account access
      • Online volunteer training
      • Comprehensive preparation tools
      • IVHQ alumni rewards
      Program Fee
      What it covers
      • 24/7 in-country support
      • Airport pick-up
      • Program orientation
      • Volunteer placement
      • Accommodation
      • Meals

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