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Volunteer Abroad in Nepal with IVHQ

Volunteer in Nepal

Volunteer in Nepal with International Volunteer HQ on a wide range of volunteer abroad projects, including Childcare, Teaching, Medical, Construction, Women’s Empowerment, NGO Support and Sustainable Agriculture. Volunteer placements in Nepal are located in Kathmandu, Chitwan, Chitlang and Pokhara. With low volunteer program fees and top rated volunteer projects, you will not find a more affordable and trustworthy volunteer travel organization.

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Nepal Volunteer Program Highlights

  • Available year-round
  • 9 meaningful project options
  • Projects based in and around Kathmandu, Chitwan, Chitlang and Pokhara
  • Accommodation in homestays
  • Between 30 and 60 volunteers start in Nepal each month
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Program fees from only US$250 (approximately CA$330) for 1 week
  • Incredible travel and tour add-ons, including the famous Everest Base Camp Trek and Hatha Yoga Retreat

Being welcomed to the local community was by far the best experience for me. The local people were very warm and friendly. I feel like I have family in Nepal now.

IVHQ Volunteer - Jeewanthie Welikumbura
Jeewanthie Welikumbura
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Age: 25
Destination: Nepal

Volunteer opportunities in Nepal

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$330

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in childcare centers
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help childcare centers around Kathmandu with early stages of education and entertainment, fostering an appetite for learning and fun in local children.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$330

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in childcare centers
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Assist with lessons and games in childcare centers around the popular tourist town of Pokhara. Provide enthusiasm and care for local children, as well as casual exposure to the English language.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$396

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Various locations in Nepal
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help with construction and maintenance around educational facilities across Nepal. Well suited to fit and eager volunteers who enjoy physical, hands-on work.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Set Program Fee of CA$522

  • Duration: 1 week
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in communities in Nepal
  • Volunteers aged 18+

A project designed for volunteer groups, involving roving outreach campaigns delivering basic healthcare in local communities. Campaigns are customizable to your experience and specialty and aim to bring health services to locals in the comfort of their own neighborhoods.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$661

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in hospitals and clinics in Nepal
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Observe and assist local physicians and nurses across hospitals in Nepal. Volunteers can contribute to a range of departments, though hands-on tasks are unlikely.

Supports community development

4-8 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$846

  • Duration: 4 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based with NGOs in Nepal
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Provide assistance to NGOs working in important community-based initiatives in youth and women’s empowerment, education, environment & conservation, health and more.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$330

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in specialist day care centers
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help to provide care and education in day care centers for children with special needs. Students are aged between 3-16 and react well to upbeat, enthusiastic volunteers.

Conserves the environment

4-8 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$674

  • Duration: 3 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based on farms in Nepal
  • Voluteers aged 18+ and families

Assist local crop and livestock farmers with seasonal aspects of their operation. Be immersed in rural communities and help to implement sustainable farming strategies.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$330

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in schools across Nepal
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Provide valued input as a fluent English speaker in lessons in both public and private schools across Nepal.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$330

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in education centers
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Assist education centers for women who did not complete high school qualifications, but want another chance. Volunteers focus on teaching English, which boosts job prospects and helps with cultural understanding.

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  • Most affordable fees - as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, we’re able to keep our fees low by partnering with a local organization in Nepal to support meaningful community projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in Nepal will ensure you feel supported every step of the way - from planning to volunteering.
  • Responsible projects - we’re dedicated to ensuring that our projects are responsibly run and have sustainable positive impacts that are supporting local needs.
  • Online training - as soon as you register on an IVHQ program, you will gain access to our interactive volunteer training to ensure you’re well prepared for your program.
  • Safety-first - volunteer safety is a top priority for IVHQ and we have clear standards for risk management on each program. You can feel confident that you are placed with trustworthy institutions, organizations and families that have been screened by our local teams.
  • New friendships - as an IVHQer, you’ll always be in the company of friendly locals and like-minded volunteer travelers who will quickly become your life-long friends.
  • Epic weekend adventures - you’ll have your weekends free to explore Nepal with your new-found friends.

How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
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Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
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