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Volunteer in Puerto Rico

Volunteer in Puerto Rico

Discover International Volunteer HQ’s exciting Puerto Rico volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted Puerto Rico volunteer projects, including Youth Support, Environmental Sustainability, NGO Support and Community Development. Volunteer work in Puerto Rico is based in the coastal capital of San Juan. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 116,000 travelers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organization in Puerto Rico.

Highlights:
  • 4 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from $575 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, daily breakfast and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation is in a dormitory-style hostel

  • Projects based in San Juan, Puerto Rico’s capital and largest city

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from $575
Volunteer from 1 - 12 weeks
Ages 16+ and families
Based in the city of San Juan
Explore beautiful local beaches
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization

Volunteer opportunities in Puerto Rico

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $575

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in low-income communities
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

A varied project based on helping low income communities any way you can. Tasks can suit your experience and can involve renovations, clean ups and NGO support.

Conserves the environment

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $575

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based with community initiatives
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Take a hands-on role in addressing local challenges that stem from climate change, and implement proactive measures to conserve life on the island. Suitable for hard-working, passionate conservation volunteers.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $575

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based with NGOs
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Support community-based NGOs working on a range of important initiatives, including long-term redevelopment after Hurricane Maria. Assist in a range of roles, including marketing, fundraising and website development.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $575

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in community centers and after-school programs
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to mentor Puerto Rico’s young people in community centers and after school programs. Assist with homework, playing games and providing a good example to foster positive interactions.

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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
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