Make a difference in 2023! Discover our cheapest programs

Our Affordable Pricing

Low cost, fully hosted volunteer abroad programs

Looking for the world's largest range of affordable volunteer abroad programs? With fully hosted programs in over 50 different destinations and fees as little as £16 per day including accommodation and meals, IVHQ has an affordable volunteering opportunity that's right for you!

Search prices by destination

Jump to your preferred destination

Or filter by region

Argentina - Buenos Aires

Explore volunteering in Argentina - Buenos Aires

Volunteer projects available in Argentina - Buenos Aires

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £356 Equivalent to £51/day
2 weeks £542 Equivalent to £39/day
3 weeks £674 Equivalent to £32/day
4 weeks £805 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £937 Equivalent to £27/day
6 weeks £1068 Equivalent to £25/day
8 weeks £1331 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1594 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1857 Equivalent to £22/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 per week, while the Healthcare project and Medical Outreach project has an extra cost of US$65 per week. These extra costs cover the supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Buenos Aires generally find US$160 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Argentina - Cordoba

Explore volunteering in Argentina - Cordoba
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £275 Equivalent to £39/day
2 weeks £458 Equivalent to £33/day
3 weeks £615 Equivalent to £29/day
4 weeks £771 Equivalent to £28/day
5 weeks £928 Equivalent to £27/day
6 weeks £1081 Equivalent to £26/day
8 weeks £1378 Equivalent to £25/day
10 weeks £1666 Equivalent to £24/day
12 weeks £1921 Equivalent to £23/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$35 per week for supervision, while the Holiday Experience project has an extra cost of US$125 per week. These extra costs cover the supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cordoba generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including in-country tours and optional Spanish lessons.

Australia

Explore volunteering in Australia

Volunteer projects available in Australia

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £856 Equivalent to £122/day
2 weeks £1730 Equivalent to £124/day
3 weeks £2561 Equivalent to £122/day
4 weeks £3393 Equivalent to £121/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and weekday lunches
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Program Fees for the Australia program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$430 late change/cancellation fee.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transport to and from the airport.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Australia generally find US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as weekend lunches and all dinners, and local tours and activities.
  • Program Fees for the Australia program are non-refundable once inside 30 days of the program start date. Any changes or cancellations within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a US$430 late change/cancellation fee.

Bali - Lovina

Explore volunteering in Bali - Lovina

Volunteer projects available in Bali - Lovina

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £339 Equivalent to £48/day
2 weeks £497 Equivalent to £36/day
3 weeks £660 Equivalent to £31/day
4 weeks £806 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £944 Equivalent to £27/day
6 weeks £1081 Equivalent to £26/day
8 weeks £1343 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1605 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1867 Equivalent to £22/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The School and Community Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bali - Lovina generally find US$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Bali - Ubud

Explore volunteering in Bali - Ubud
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £305 Equivalent to £44/day
2 weeks £459 Equivalent to £33/day
3 weeks £614 Equivalent to £29/day
4 weeks £772 Equivalent to £28/day
5 weeks £922 Equivalent to £26/day
6 weeks £1056 Equivalent to £25/day
8 weeks £1318 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1580 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1842 Equivalent to £22/day
Bali - Ubud: Turtle Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £629 Equivalent to £45/day
3 weeks £923 Equivalent to £44/day
4 weeks £1213 Equivalent to £43/day
5 weeks £1465 Equivalent to £42/day
6 weeks £1722 Equivalent to £41/day
8 weeks £2166 Equivalent to £39/day
10 weeks £2615 Equivalent to £37/day
12 weeks £3059 Equivalent to £36/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Please note that if you choose the 1-week Introduction, the surcharge will only start from your second week. You can find the schedule outlined on the program page.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Bali - Ubud generally find US$80-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Belize

Explore volunteering in Belize

Volunteer projects available in Belize

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £869 Equivalent to £174/day
2 weeks £1654 Equivalent to £165/day
3 weeks £2438 Equivalent to £163/day
4 weeks £3223 Equivalent to £161/day
5 weeks £4008 Equivalent to £160/day
6 weeks £4792 Equivalent to £160/day
8 weeks £6362 Equivalent to £159/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, and transport to and from the airport.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Belize generally find US$200 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including accommodation and meals on the mainland for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: Volunteers will need to budget an extra US$30 per week for Marine Conservation Park fees and US$30 per week for dive gear rental.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$550 late change/cancellation fee.

Brazil

Explore volunteering in Brazil

Volunteer projects available in Brazil

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £462 Equivalent to £33/day
3 weeks £589 Equivalent to £28/day
4 weeks £716 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £844 Equivalent to £24/day
6 weeks £971 Equivalent to £23/day
8 weeks £1225 Equivalent to £22/day
10 weeks £1480 Equivalent to £21/day
12 weeks £1734 Equivalent to £21/day
16 weeks £2243 Equivalent to £20/day
20 weeks £2752 Equivalent to £20/day
24 weeks £3261 Equivalent to £19/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnival festival (scheduled for February 16th - 23rd, 2023) , a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnival. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee for the week of February 21st. If your duration finishes on Saturday 18th February, a surcharge of US$100 will apply.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Brazil generally find US$250 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnival festival (scheduled for February 16th - 22nd, 2023) , a one-off surcharge will apply which covers the increase in the cost of accommodation and living in Brazil during Carnival. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee.

Cambodia

Explore volunteering in Cambodia
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £343 Equivalent to £25/day
3 weeks £458 Equivalent to £22/day
4 weeks £555 Equivalent to £20/day
5 weeks £653 Equivalent to £19/day
6 weeks £750 Equivalent to £18/day
8 weeks £945 Equivalent to £17/day
10 weeks £1140 Equivalent to £16/day
12 weeks £1331 Equivalent to £16/day
16 weeks £1705 Equivalent to £15/day
20 weeks £2078 Equivalent to £15/day
24 weeks £2451 Equivalent to £15/day
Cambodia: Medical Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
4 weeks £725 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £907 Equivalent to £26/day
6 weeks £1005 Equivalent to £24/day
8 weeks £1200 Equivalent to £21/day
10 weeks £1480 Equivalent to £21/day
12 weeks £1671 Equivalent to £20/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Animal Care project has an extra cost of US$10 per week to cover the resources that the local team donate to the placements, i.e. food and snacks, while the Medical project has a separate fees table (please see the Cambodia Medical project page) to cover the support you receive from the hospital staff.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cambodia generally find US$50-80 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

China

Explore volunteering in China

Volunteer projects available in China

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £262 Equivalent to £38/day
2 weeks £415 Equivalent to £30/day
3 weeks £568 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £721 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £873 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1026 Equivalent to £24/day
8 weeks £1331 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1637 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1942 Equivalent to £23/day
16 weeks £2553 Equivalent to £23/day
20 weeks £3164 Equivalent to £23/day
24 weeks £3774 Equivalent to £22/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in China generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Costa Rica

Explore volunteering in Costa Rica
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £356 Equivalent to £51/day
2 weeks £602 Equivalent to £43/day
3 weeks £839 Equivalent to £40/day
4 weeks £1047 Equivalent to £37/day
5 weeks £1221 Equivalent to £35/day
6 weeks £1395 Equivalent to £33/day
8 weeks £1743 Equivalent to £31/day
10 weeks £2091 Equivalent to £30/day
12 weeks £2438 Equivalent to £29/day
16 weeks £3134 Equivalent to £28/day
20 weeks £3830 Equivalent to £27/day
24 weeks £4525 Equivalent to £27/day
Costa Rica: Manuel Antonio Projects
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
3 weeks £967 Equivalent to £46/day
4 weeks £1187 Equivalent to £42/day
5 weeks £1361 Equivalent to £39/day
6 weeks £1535 Equivalent to £37/day
8 weeks £1883 Equivalent to £34/day
10 weeks £2226 Equivalent to £32/day
12 weeks £2574 Equivalent to £31/day
16 weeks £3270 Equivalent to £29/day
20 weeks £3965 Equivalent to £28/day
24 weeks £4661 Equivalent to £28/day
Costa Rica: Volunteer Summer Camp for Independent Teens Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £1522 Equivalent to £218/day
2 weeks £2790 Equivalent to £199/day
3 weeks £4228 Equivalent to £201/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Turtle Conservation, Healthcare, Dental, Eco-Agriculture, Holiday Experience and Construction projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$790
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Costa Rica generally find US$150 - US$200 per week to be sufficient for expenses. For Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture projects, volunteers can bring less spending money as the location is remote and all meals will be provided.

Croatia

Explore volunteering in Croatia
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £513 Equivalent to £73/day
2 weeks £827 Equivalent to £59/day
3 weeks £1140 Equivalent to £54/day
4 weeks £1454 Equivalent to £52/day
5 weeks £1768 Equivalent to £51/day
6 weeks £2082 Equivalent to £50/day
8 weeks £2710 Equivalent to £48/day
10 weeks £3338 Equivalent to £48/day
12 weeks £3965 Equivalent to £47/day
Croatia: Marine Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £911 Equivalent to £130/day
2 weeks £1522 Equivalent to £109/day
3 weeks £2218 Equivalent to £106/day
4 weeks £2913 Equivalent to £104/day
5 weeks £3524 Equivalent to £101/day
6 weeks £4135 Equivalent to £98/day
8 weeks £5357 Equivalent to £96/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Croatia generally find US$80 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Ecuador - Quito

Explore volunteering in Ecuador - Quito
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £229 Equivalent to £33/day
2 weeks £339 Equivalent to £24/day
3 weeks £453 Equivalent to £22/day
4 weeks £572 Equivalent to £20/day
5 weeks £704 Equivalent to £20/day
6 weeks £818 Equivalent to £19/day
8 weeks £1039 Equivalent to £19/day
10 weeks £1310 Equivalent to £19/day
12 weeks £1505 Equivalent to £18/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Quito generally find US$50 - US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, water bottles and local tours and activities. Please note that if you wish to make any payment to the local team whilst on the program, this will need to be done via cash or bank transfer.

Ecuador - Santa Elena

Explore volunteering in Ecuador - Santa Elena
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £309 Equivalent to £44/day
2 weeks £419 Equivalent to £30/day
3 weeks £559 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £674 Equivalent to £24/day
5 weeks £814 Equivalent to £23/day
6 weeks £928 Equivalent to £22/day
8 weeks £1149 Equivalent to £21/day
10 weeks £1429 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1616 Equivalent to £19/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Animal Care and Environmental Education projects also have an extra cost of US$40 for materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Santa Elena generally find US$50 - US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, Spanish language lessons, and local tours and activities. Please note that if you wish to make any payment to the local team whilst on the program, this will need to be done via cash or bank transfer.

Fiji

Explore volunteering in Fiji

Volunteer projects available in Fiji

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £360 Equivalent to £52/day
2 weeks £523 Equivalent to £37/day
3 weeks £690 Equivalent to £33/day
4 weeks £853 Equivalent to £30/day
5 weeks £999 Equivalent to £29/day
6 weeks £1149 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1449 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1750 Equivalent to £25/day
12 weeks £2050 Equivalent to £24/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Please note that if you choose the Introduction Week option, the surcharge will only start from your second week.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Fiji generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Ghana

Explore volunteering in Ghana
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £229 Equivalent to £33/day
2 weeks £347 Equivalent to £25/day
3 weeks £449 Equivalent to £21/day
4 weeks £551 Equivalent to £20/day
5 weeks £653 Equivalent to £19/day
6 weeks £780 Equivalent to £19/day
8 weeks £1026 Equivalent to £18/day
10 weeks £1272 Equivalent to £18/day
12 weeks £1526 Equivalent to £18/day
16 weeks £2052 Equivalent to £18/day
20 weeks £2578 Equivalent to £18/day
24 weeks £3104 Equivalent to £18/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Agriculture and Construction and Renovation projects have an extra cost of US$49 per week for additional supervision, materials and logistics involved. The Health Education and Outreach project has a one-off payment of US$520.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Ghana generally find US$50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including water, toilet paper, transport and miscellaneous spending.

Greece - Athens

Explore volunteering in Greece - Athens
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £513 Equivalent to £73/day
2 weeks £827 Equivalent to £59/day
3 weeks £1140 Equivalent to £54/day
4 weeks £1454 Equivalent to £52/day
5 weeks £1768 Equivalent to £51/day
6 weeks £2082 Equivalent to £50/day
8 weeks £2710 Equivalent to £48/day
10 weeks £3338 Equivalent to £48/day
12 weeks £3965 Equivalent to £47/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers on Athens based projects generally find US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses, including transportation and miscellaneous spending.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Guatemala

Explore volunteering in Guatemala
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £305 Equivalent to £44/day
2 weeks £517 Equivalent to £37/day
3 weeks £678 Equivalent to £32/day
4 weeks £835 Equivalent to £30/day
5 weeks £992 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1149 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1463 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1777 Equivalent to £25/day
12 weeks £2091 Equivalent to £25/day
16 weeks £2718 Equivalent to £24/day
20 weeks £3346 Equivalent to £24/day
24 weeks £3974 Equivalent to £24/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Dental, Construction, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Mayan Cultural Immersion and Holiday Experience projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$555.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Guatemala generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches (except for Beach and Turtle Conservation and Mayan Cultural Immersion volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

India - Delhi

Explore volunteering in India - Delhi

Volunteer projects available in India - Delhi

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £212 Equivalent to £30/day
2 weeks £271 Equivalent to £19/day
3 weeks £373 Equivalent to £18/day
4 weeks £475 Equivalent to £17/day
5 weeks £576 Equivalent to £16/day
6 weeks £678 Equivalent to £16/day
8 weeks £882 Equivalent to £16/day
10 weeks £1085 Equivalent to £16/day
12 weeks £1289 Equivalent to £15/day
16 weeks £1696 Equivalent to £15/day
20 weeks £2103 Equivalent to £15/day
24 weeks £2511 Equivalent to £15/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, return transport to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Delhi generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

India - Kerala

Explore volunteering in India - Kerala
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £356 Equivalent to £51/day
2 weeks £479 Equivalent to £34/day
3 weeks £602 Equivalent to £29/day
4 weeks £725 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £848 Equivalent to £24/day
6 weeks £971 Equivalent to £23/day
8 weeks £1217 Equivalent to £22/day
10 weeks £1463 Equivalent to £21/day
12 weeks £1709 Equivalent to £20/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical, Physical Therapy and Dentistry projects have a minimum duration of 2 weeks. A surcharge of US$60 per week for the Medical and Physical Therapy projects, and US$50 per week for the Dentistry project, for training and resources used on these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Kerala generally find US$50 - US$100 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Italy - Rome

Explore volunteering in Italy - Rome
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £759 Equivalent to £54/day
3 weeks £1030 Equivalent to £49/day
4 weeks £1302 Equivalent to £47/day
5 weeks £1573 Equivalent to £45/day
6 weeks £1845 Equivalent to £44/day
8 weeks £2387 Equivalent to £43/day
10 weeks £2930 Equivalent to £42/day
12 weeks £3473 Equivalent to £41/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Rome generally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunches, transport and miscellaneous spending.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Jamaica

Explore volunteering in Jamaica
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £424 Equivalent to £61/day
2 weeks £762 Equivalent to £54/day
3 weeks £1073 Equivalent to £51/day
4 weeks £1364 Equivalent to £49/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Jamaica generally find US$400 -$500 per week to be sufficient for additional expenses.

Jordan

Explore volunteering in Jordan
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £572 Equivalent to £82/day
2 weeks £835 Equivalent to £60/day
3 weeks £1124 Equivalent to £54/day
4 weeks £1412 Equivalent to £50/day
5 weeks £1700 Equivalent to £49/day
6 weeks £1989 Equivalent to £47/day
8 weeks £2566 Equivalent to £46/day
10 weeks £3142 Equivalent to £45/day
12 weeks £3719 Equivalent to £44/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Jordan generally find US$50 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.

Kenya

Explore volunteering in Kenya
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £296 Equivalent to £42/day
2 weeks £415 Equivalent to £30/day
3 weeks £534 Equivalent to £25/day
4 weeks £653 Equivalent to £23/day
5 weeks £771 Equivalent to £22/day
6 weeks £890 Equivalent to £21/day
8 weeks £1128 Equivalent to £20/day
10 weeks £1365 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1603 Equivalent to £19/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, public transport to and from your placement each day, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Kenya generally find US$150-200 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Laos

Explore volunteering in Laos

Volunteer projects available in Laos

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £220 Equivalent to £32/day
2 weeks £360 Equivalent to £26/day
3 weeks £500 Equivalent to £24/day
4 weeks £636 Equivalent to £23/day
5 weeks £771 Equivalent to £22/day
6 weeks £907 Equivalent to £22/day
8 weeks £1094 Equivalent to £20/day
10 weeks £1280 Equivalent to £18/day
12 weeks £1467 Equivalent to £17/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Laos generally find US$75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Madagascar

Explore volunteering in Madagascar
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £296 Equivalent to £42/day
2 weeks £508 Equivalent to £36/day
3 weeks £678 Equivalent to £32/day
4 weeks £848 Equivalent to £30/day
5 weeks £1017 Equivalent to £29/day
6 weeks £1187 Equivalent to £28/day
8 weeks £1526 Equivalent to £27/day
10 weeks £1866 Equivalent to £27/day
12 weeks £2205 Equivalent to £26/day
Madagascar: Marine Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
4 weeks £1289 Equivalent to £46/day
5 weeks £1484 Equivalent to £42/day
6 weeks £1679 Equivalent to £40/day
8 weeks £2069 Equivalent to £37/day
10 weeks £2460 Equivalent to £35/day
12 weeks £2850 Equivalent to £34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Community Development project has a surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision and materials used on this project. The Turtle Conservation project has a surcharge of US$75 per week for additional transportation, supervision and materials used on this project. The Island Outreach has a one off payment of US$565.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Madagascar generally find US$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Mexico - Merida

Explore volunteering in Mexico - Merida

Volunteer projects available in Mexico - Merida

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £271 Equivalent to £39/day
2 weeks £441 Equivalent to £32/day
3 weeks £602 Equivalent to £29/day
4 weeks £746 Equivalent to £27/day
5 weeks £865 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1009 Equivalent to £24/day
8 weeks £1297 Equivalent to £23/day
10 weeks £1586 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1874 Equivalent to £22/day
16 weeks £2451 Equivalent to £22/day
20 weeks £3028 Equivalent to £22/day
24 weeks £3605 Equivalent to £21/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$65 to cover training and resources used in this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Mexico generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, Spanish language lessons, and local tours and activities.

Morocco

Explore volunteering in Morocco
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £262 Equivalent to £38/day
2 weeks £492 Equivalent to £35/day
3 weeks £653 Equivalent to £31/day
4 weeks £814 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £975 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1136 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1459 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1696 Equivalent to £24/day
12 weeks £1934 Equivalent to £23/day
16 weeks £2409 Equivalent to £22/day
20 weeks £2884 Equivalent to £21/day
24 weeks £3359 Equivalent to £20/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Morocco generally find US$40 to be sufficient for weekly expenses.

Nepal

Explore volunteering in Nepal
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £212 Equivalent to £30/day
2 weeks £322 Equivalent to £23/day
3 weeks £432 Equivalent to £21/day
4 weeks £542 Equivalent to £19/day
5 weeks £653 Equivalent to £19/day
6 weeks £763 Equivalent to £18/day
8 weeks £967 Equivalent to £17/day
10 weeks £1170 Equivalent to £17/day
12 weeks £1374 Equivalent to £16/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical Elective project has an extra cost of US$60 per week, while the Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week to cover training, resources and materials used in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunches, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Nepal generally find US$30 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches, and local tours and activities.

New Zealand

Explore volunteering in New Zealand

Volunteer projects available in New Zealand

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £886 Equivalent to £63/day
3 weeks £1302 Equivalent to £62/day
4 weeks £1717 Equivalent to £61/day
5 weeks £2125 Equivalent to £61/day
6 weeks £2532 Equivalent to £60/day
8 weeks £3329 Equivalent to £59/day
10 weeks £4122 Equivalent to £59/day
12 weeks £4911 Equivalent to £58/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, some meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in New Zealand generally find US$150 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as weekend breakfast and lunches and all dinners, as well as local tours and activities.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum US$280 late change/cancellation fee.

Peru - Cusco

Explore volunteering in Peru - Cusco
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £305 Equivalent to £44/day
2 weeks £517 Equivalent to £37/day
3 weeks £678 Equivalent to £32/day
4 weeks £835 Equivalent to £30/day
5 weeks £992 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1149 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1463 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1777 Equivalent to £25/day
12 weeks £2091 Equivalent to £25/day
16 weeks £2718 Equivalent to £24/day
20 weeks £3346 Equivalent to £24/day
24 weeks £3974 Equivalent to £24/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Jungle Conservation, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Construction and Renovation, Holiday Experience, Medical and Andean Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$85 per week for supervision, materials, meals (if applicable) and the logistics involved in these projects. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$560.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Cusco generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as lunches (except for Jungle Conservation, Andean Immersion, and Eco-Agriculture Conservation volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

Peru - Lima

Explore volunteering in Peru - Lima
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £212 Equivalent to £30/day
2 weeks £392 Equivalent to £28/day
3 weeks £572 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £687 Equivalent to £25/day
5 weeks £805 Equivalent to £23/day
6 weeks £923 Equivalent to £22/day
8 weeks £1169 Equivalent to £21/day
10 weeks £1407 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1644 Equivalent to £20/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical Outreach and Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$40 per week to cover materials, supervision and logistics involved in these projects.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Lima generally find US$50 - $100 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as snacks, in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.
  • Anyone volunteering during the week before Christmas will have a one-off surcharge of US$70 added to their file when registering, for Christmas activities within the community.

Philippines

Explore volunteering in Philippines

Volunteer projects available in Philippines

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £301 Equivalent to £43/day
2 weeks £430 Equivalent to £31/day
3 weeks £592 Equivalent to £28/day
4 weeks £738 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £884 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1030 Equivalent to £25/day
8 weeks £1322 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1614 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1906 Equivalent to £23/day
16 weeks £2489 Equivalent to £22/day
20 weeks £3073 Equivalent to £22/day
24 weeks £3657 Equivalent to £22/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Philippines Introduction Week incurs a US$365 and adds a week.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Philippines generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Portugal

Explore volunteering in Portugal
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £428 Equivalent to £61/day
2 weeks £659 Equivalent to £47/day
3 weeks £889 Equivalent to £42/day
4 weeks £1120 Equivalent to £40/day
5 weeks £1351 Equivalent to £39/day
6 weeks £1582 Equivalent to £38/day
8 weeks £2043 Equivalent to £36/day
10 weeks £2551 Equivalent to £36/day
12 weeks £3013 Equivalent to £36/day
Portugal: Environmental Scuba Diving Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £767 Equivalent to £110/day
2 weeks £1363 Equivalent to £97/day
3 weeks £1958 Equivalent to £93/day
4 weeks £2554 Equivalent to £91/day
5 weeks £3149 Equivalent to £90/day
6 weeks £3745 Equivalent to £89/day
8 weeks £4936 Equivalent to £88/day
Portugal: Wolf Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £748 Equivalent to £53/day
4 weeks £1294 Equivalent to £46/day
Portugal: Wildlife Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £743 Equivalent to £53/day
3 weeks £974 Equivalent to £46/day
4 weeks £1205 Equivalent to £43/day
5 weeks £1436 Equivalent to £41/day
6 weeks £1666 Equivalent to £40/day
8 weeks £2128 Equivalent to £38/day
10 weeks £2636 Equivalent to £38/day
12 weeks £3098 Equivalent to £37/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers on Lisbon based projects and on the Wildlife Conservation project generally find US$65 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses. For those on the Wolf Conservation project, we recommend a weekly budget of US$150.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Puerto Rico

Explore volunteering in Puerto Rico

Volunteer projects available in Puerto Rico

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £508 Equivalent to £73/day
2 weeks £784 Equivalent to £56/day
3 weeks £1034 Equivalent to £49/day
4 weeks £1310 Equivalent to £47/day
5 weeks £1584 Equivalent to £45/day
6 weeks £1857 Equivalent to £44/day
8 weeks £2365 Equivalent to £42/day
10 weeks £2829 Equivalent to £40/day
12 weeks £3333 Equivalent to £40/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Puerto Rico generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and in-country tours.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

Romania

Explore volunteering in Romania
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £406 Equivalent to £58/day
2 weeks £714 Equivalent to £51/day
3 weeks £940 Equivalent to £45/day
4 weeks £1167 Equivalent to £42/day
5 weeks £1390 Equivalent to £40/day
6 weeks £1613 Equivalent to £38/day
8 weeks £2059 Equivalent to £37/day
10 weeks £2505 Equivalent to £36/day
12 weeks £2940 Equivalent to £35/day
16 weeks £3808 Equivalent to £34/day
20 weeks £4662 Equivalent to £33/day
24 weeks £5510 Equivalent to £33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Romania generally find US$60 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including, transportation, water and miscellaneous spending.

South Africa

Explore volunteering in South Africa

Volunteer projects available in South Africa

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £212 Equivalent to £30/day
2 weeks £356 Equivalent to £25/day
3 weeks £500 Equivalent to £24/day
4 weeks £644 Equivalent to £23/day
5 weeks £788 Equivalent to £23/day
6 weeks £933 Equivalent to £22/day
8 weeks £1221 Equivalent to £22/day
10 weeks £1509 Equivalent to £22/day
12 weeks £1798 Equivalent to £21/day
16 weeks £2375 Equivalent to £21/day
20 weeks £2952 Equivalent to £21/day
24 weeks £3528 Equivalent to £21/day
South Africa: Surf Outreach Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £271 Equivalent to £39/day
2 weeks £475 Equivalent to £34/day
3 weeks £678 Equivalent to £32/day
4 weeks £882 Equivalent to £32/day
5 weeks £1085 Equivalent to £31/day
6 weeks £1289 Equivalent to £31/day
8 weeks £1696 Equivalent to £30/day
10 weeks £2103 Equivalent to £30/day
12 weeks £2511 Equivalent to £30/day
16 weeks £3325 Equivalent to £30/day
20 weeks £4139 Equivalent to £30/day
24 weeks £4954 Equivalent to £29/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

South Africa - Kruger

Explore volunteering in South Africa - Kruger

Volunteer projects available in South Africa - Kruger

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £699 Equivalent to £50/day
4 weeks £1170 Equivalent to £42/day
6 weeks £1599 Equivalent to £38/day
8 weeks £2027 Equivalent to £36/day
10 weeks £2455 Equivalent to £35/day
12 weeks £2884 Equivalent to £34/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations and a criminal background check.
  • Please note: due to the remote location of the camp and limited availability of specialty items, there is an extra charge in order to cater for some dietary requirements (US$20 per week for vegetarian and US$30 per week for vegan, gluten and lactose intolerance).
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa - Kruger generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses, if not joining weekend tours.

South Africa - Table View

Explore volunteering in South Africa - Table View

Volunteer projects available in South Africa - Table View

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £275 Equivalent to £39/day
2 weeks £462 Equivalent to £33/day
3 weeks £708 Equivalent to £34/day
4 weeks £971 Equivalent to £35/day
5 weeks £1225 Equivalent to £35/day
6 weeks £1471 Equivalent to £35/day
8 weeks £1963 Equivalent to £35/day
10 weeks £2455 Equivalent to £35/day
12 weeks £2947 Equivalent to £35/day
16 weeks £3931 Equivalent to £35/day
20 weeks £4915 Equivalent to £35/day
24 weeks £5900 Equivalent to £35/day
South Africa - Table View: Surf, Skate & Swim Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £313 Equivalent to £45/day
2 weeks £555 Equivalent to £40/day
3 weeks £750 Equivalent to £36/day
4 weeks £1001 Equivalent to £36/day
5 weeks £1268 Equivalent to £36/day
6 weeks £1514 Equivalent to £36/day
8 weeks £2006 Equivalent to £36/day
10 weeks £2489 Equivalent to £36/day
12 weeks £2981 Equivalent to £36/day
16 weeks £3957 Equivalent to £35/day
20 weeks £4941 Equivalent to £35/day
24 weeks £5925 Equivalent to £35/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and airport drop-off.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in South Africa generally find US$80 per week to be sufficient for expenses, not including weekend activities/tours.

Spain - Barcelona

Explore volunteering in Spain - Barcelona
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £530 Equivalent to £76/day
2 weeks £873 Equivalent to £62/day
3 weeks £1217 Equivalent to £58/day
4 weeks £1560 Equivalent to £56/day
5 weeks £1904 Equivalent to £54/day
6 weeks £2248 Equivalent to £54/day
8 weeks £2935 Equivalent to £52/day
10 weeks £3622 Equivalent to £52/day
12 weeks £4309 Equivalent to £51/day
Spain - Barcelona: Marine Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £805 Equivalent to £115/day
2 weeks £1331 Equivalent to £95/day
3 weeks £1857 Equivalent to £88/day
4 weeks £2383 Equivalent to £85/day
5 weeks £2909 Equivalent to £83/day
6 weeks £3435 Equivalent to £82/day
8 weeks £4487 Equivalent to £80/day
10 weeks £5539 Equivalent to £79/day
12 weeks £6591 Equivalent to £78/day
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, dinners, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Spain generally find US$100 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including dinners, transportation and miscellaneous spending.
  • Please note: You will need to budget an extra US$10 per night for the Barcelona City Tax, paid directly to the accommodation upon arrival.
  • Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of your start date are subject to a US$200 late change/cancellation fee.

Sri Lanka

Explore volunteering in Sri Lanka
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £301 Equivalent to £43/day
2 weeks £430 Equivalent to £31/day
3 weeks £592 Equivalent to £28/day
4 weeks £738 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £884 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1030 Equivalent to £25/day
8 weeks £1322 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1614 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1906 Equivalent to £23/day
Sri Lanka: Turtle Conservation Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £595 Equivalent to £43/day
3 weeks £872 Equivalent to £42/day
4 weeks £1146 Equivalent to £41/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Sri Lanka generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Tanzania

Explore volunteering in Tanzania
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £229 Equivalent to £33/day
2 weeks £330 Equivalent to £24/day
3 weeks £479 Equivalent to £23/day
4 weeks £598 Equivalent to £21/day
5 weeks £725 Equivalent to £21/day
6 weeks £852 Equivalent to £20/day
8 weeks £1119 Equivalent to £20/day
10 weeks £1399 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1679 Equivalent to £20/day
16 weeks £2239 Equivalent to £20/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project has an additional surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision, materials, and logistics involved. The Animal Welfare project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 which covers costs involved in supervision and transport, and goes directly to the veterinarian volunteers are working with. The Sustainable Agriculture project has a one-off surcharge of US$80 and the Construction and Renovation project has an additional surcharge of US$49 per week which covers supervision, materials and logistics involved with these projects. The Maasai Immersion project has an additional surcharge of US$100 for 2 weeks for additional transportation, logistics involved and a donation to the Maasai village.
  • 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.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Tanzania generally find US$75-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand

Explore volunteering in Thailand

Volunteer projects available in Thailand

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £424 Equivalent to £30/day
3 weeks £508 Equivalent to £24/day
4 weeks £619 Equivalent to £22/day
5 weeks £721 Equivalent to £21/day
6 weeks £814 Equivalent to £19/day
8 weeks £1009 Equivalent to £18/day
10 weeks £1230 Equivalent to £18/day
12 weeks £1450 Equivalent to £17/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$30-50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Thailand - Hua Hin

Explore volunteering in Thailand - Hua Hin
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £262 Equivalent to £38/day
2 weeks £415 Equivalent to £30/day
3 weeks £568 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £721 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £873 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1026 Equivalent to £24/day
8 weeks £1247 Equivalent to £22/day
10 weeks £1467 Equivalent to £21/day
12 weeks £1688 Equivalent to £20/day
Thailand - Hua Hin: Teaching English Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £262 Equivalent to £38/day
2 weeks £415 Equivalent to £30/day
3 weeks £568 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £721 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £873 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1026 Equivalent to £24/day
8 weeks £1247 Equivalent to £22/day
10 weeks £1467 Equivalent to £21/day
12 weeks £1688 Equivalent to £20/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has an extra cost of US$50 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in this project. Please note that if you choose the 1-week Introduction, the surcharge will only start from your second week. You can find the schedule outlined on the program page.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Thailand generally find US$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

USA - New Orleans

Explore volunteering in USA - New Orleans
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £517 Equivalent to £74/day
2 weeks £822 Equivalent to £59/day
3 weeks £1132 Equivalent to £54/day
4 weeks £1437 Equivalent to £51/day
5 weeks £1747 Equivalent to £50/day
6 weeks £2052 Equivalent to £49/day
8 weeks £2625 Equivalent to £47/day
10 weeks £3155 Equivalent to £45/day
12 weeks £3728 Equivalent to £44/day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$50 per week for additional supervision and materials.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, most meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in New Orleans generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

USA - San Diego

Explore volunteering in USA - San Diego

Volunteer projects available in USA - San Diego

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £509 Equivalent to £73/day
2 weeks £809 Equivalent to £58/day
3 weeks £1045 Equivalent to £50/day
4 weeks £1322 Equivalent to £47/day
5 weeks £1548 Equivalent to £44/day
6 weeks £1811 Equivalent to £43/day
8 weeks £2234 Equivalent to £40/day
10 weeks £2659 Equivalent to £38/day
12 weeks £3126 Equivalent to £37/day
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, extra meals, public transportation to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in San Diego generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

Victoria Falls

Explore volunteering in Victoria Falls

Volunteer projects available in Victoria Falls

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
2 weeks £865 Equivalent to £62/day
4 weeks £1493 Equivalent to £53/day
6 weeks £2120 Equivalent to £50/day
8 weeks £2748 Equivalent to £49/day
10 weeks £3376 Equivalent to £48/day
12 weeks £3885 Equivalent to £46/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Please note: Volunteers ​staying longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$500​ to ​obtain a temporal work permit​ ​from Zimbabwe Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Victoria Falls generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh

Explore volunteering in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh

Volunteer projects available in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £233 Equivalent to £33/day
2 weeks £369 Equivalent to £26/day
3 weeks £504 Equivalent to £24/day
4 weeks £640 Equivalent to £23/day
5 weeks £776 Equivalent to £22/day
6 weeks £911 Equivalent to £22/day
8 weeks £1098 Equivalent to £20/day
10 weeks £1285 Equivalent to £18/day
12 weeks £1463 Equivalent to £17/day
16 weeks £1819 Equivalent to £16/day
20 weeks £2175 Equivalent to £16/day
24 weeks £2532 Equivalent to £15/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Medical project has a surcharge of US$25 per week for training provided and resources used on this project.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh generally find US$50 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zambia

Explore volunteering in Zambia
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £305 Equivalent to £44/day
2 weeks £432 Equivalent to £31/day
3 weeks £585 Equivalent to £28/day
4 weeks £695 Equivalent to £25/day
5 weeks £814 Equivalent to £23/day
6 weeks £924 Equivalent to £22/day
8 weeks £1145 Equivalent to £20/day
10 weeks £1365 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1586 Equivalent to £19/day
16 weeks £2027 Equivalent to £18/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • The Construction and Renovation project has a surcharge of US$49 per week for additional supervision and materials. The Medical project has a one-off surcharge of US$100 which goes to the Zambian Ministry of Health for use in the public health sector. The Rural Teaching project has a one-off surcharge of US$200 for the additional transport, supervision and logistics involved in this project.
  • Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$400​ (approximately) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambia Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check and return to the airport when your program finishes.
  • Please note: Volunteers ​staying for longer than 4 weeks ​will need to budget an extra US$400​ (subject to exchange rate) to ​obtain a temporary work permit​ ​from Zambian Immigration in order to stay up to 90 days.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Zambia generally find US$100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

Zanzibar

Explore volunteering in Zanzibar

Volunteer projects available in Zanzibar

Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £458 Equivalent to £65/day
2 weeks £615 Equivalent to £44/day
3 weeks £771 Equivalent to £37/day
4 weeks £928 Equivalent to £33/day
5 weeks £1085 Equivalent to £31/day
6 weeks £1242 Equivalent to £30/day
8 weeks £1556 Equivalent to £28/day
10 weeks £1840 Equivalent to £26/day
12 weeks £2095 Equivalent to £25/day
Zanzibar: Turtle and Coastal Conservation in Zanzibar Project
Duration
Program Fee
Due 30 days before you start, or within 48 hours if you register inside of 30 days. Covers the cost of hosting you.
1 week £517 Equivalent to £74/day
2 weeks £733 Equivalent to £52/day
3 weeks £950 Equivalent to £45/day
4 weeks £1166 Equivalent to £42/day
5 weeks £1382 Equivalent to £40/day
6 weeks £1599 Equivalent to £38/day
8 weeks £2031 Equivalent to £36/day
10 weeks £2434 Equivalent to £35/day
12 weeks £2807 Equivalent to £33/day
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • In-country program orientation
  • Pre-departure support from your Program Manager
  • Airport pick-up
  • Personalised preparation tools, guides and check lists
  • Access to IVHQ’s preferred insurance and flights partners
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteer Service

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £253 in addition to the Program Fee. This covers all pre-departure support services. IVHQ fees are priced in USD but you may elect to pay in GBP.
  • A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
  • Additional things to budget for include: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations and criminal background check.
  • Please note: Volunteers ​staying for 2 weeks or more ​will need to budget US$200​ to ​obtain a work permit.
  • Recommended spending money: Volunteers in Zanzibar generally find US$50-75 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

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!