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Alternative Break Volunteering

Alternative break volunteering with IVHQ

International Volunteer HQ offers meaningful and impactful alternative break volunteer programs for college students and university groups looking for a unique alternative spring break, summer break or winter break experience. Whether you want to volunteer create your own volunteer group, or volunteer alone, we’re here to help you organize a meaningful experience abroad.

Our affordable volunteer abroad programs offer students the opportunity to be immersed in a new culture, while gaining valuable life experience and making a positive contribution to a community. IVHQ has over 9 years of experience in supporting college students to engage in rewarding alternative break trips that are safe, affordable, and beneficial for both the student and the communities in which they volunteer.

You can volunteer abroad with IVHQ in over 40 destinations across Africa, Asia, Central America, South America and the Pacific. As an IVHQ volunteer, you have the opportunity to support a range of projects, including teaching, NGO support, community development, childcare, wildlife conservation, environmental conservation, construction and renovation, and sports development.

Our alternative break volunteer programs can include projects such as:

  • Medical and Health
  • Construction and Renovation
  • Community Development
  • NGO Support
  • Environmental and Conservation
  • Teaching

If you are interested in learning more about our alternative break volunteering opportunities for groups, or if you would like an example itinerary, please contact our dedicated Groups team using the form below. We’ll also support you with a range of value-add services, such as volunteer training, planning for flights and insurance, and fundraising.

If you’re interested in learning more about our alternative break volunteering opportunities, please contact our Groups team using the form below - we’d love to hear from you.

Contact our Groups team

How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the registration fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
Get ready to volunteer abroad, we’ll support you every step of the way!