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Argentina - Buenos Aires

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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.
2 weeks £604 Equivalent to £43/day
3 weeks £750 Equivalent to £36/day
4 weeks £896 Equivalent to £32/day
5 weeks £1043 Equivalent to £30/day
6 weeks £1189 Equivalent to £28/day
8 weeks £1482 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1775 Equivalent to £25/day
12 weeks £2067 Equivalent to £25/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £306 Equivalent to £44/day
2 weeks £509 Equivalent to £36/day
3 weeks £684 Equivalent to £33/day
4 weeks £859 Equivalent to £31/day
5 weeks £1033 Equivalent to £30/day
6 weeks £1203 Equivalent to £29/day
8 weeks £1534 Equivalent to £27/day
10 weeks £1855 Equivalent to £27/day
12 weeks £2138 Equivalent to £25/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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, materials and the logistics involved in this project.
  • 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

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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 £953 Equivalent to £136/day
2 weeks £1926 Equivalent to £138/day
3 weeks £2851 Equivalent to £136/day
4 weeks £3776 Equivalent to £135/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £377 Equivalent to £54/day
2 weeks £554 Equivalent to £40/day
3 weeks £735 Equivalent to £35/day
4 weeks £897 Equivalent to £32/day
5 weeks £1050 Equivalent to £30/day
6 weeks £1203 Equivalent to £29/day
8 weeks £1495 Equivalent to £27/day
10 weeks £1787 Equivalent to £26/day
12 weeks £2079 Equivalent to £25/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £49/day
2 weeks £511 Equivalent to £37/day
3 weeks £683 Equivalent to £33/day
4 weeks £860 Equivalent to £31/day
5 weeks £1027 Equivalent to £29/day
6 weeks £1175 Equivalent to £28/day
8 weeks £1467 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1759 Equivalent to £25/day
12 weeks £2050 Equivalent to £24/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 £700 Equivalent to £50/day
3 weeks £1028 Equivalent to £49/day
4 weeks £1351 Equivalent to £48/day
5 weeks £1631 Equivalent to £47/day
6 weeks £1916 Equivalent to £46/day
8 weeks £2411 Equivalent to £43/day
10 weeks £2910 Equivalent to £42/day
12 weeks £3405 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £967 Equivalent to £194/day
2 weeks £1841 Equivalent to £184/day
3 weeks £2714 Equivalent to £181/day
4 weeks £3587 Equivalent to £179/day
5 weeks £4461 Equivalent to £178/day
6 weeks £5334 Equivalent to £178/day
8 weeks £7081 Equivalent to £177/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 language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £514 Equivalent to £37/day
3 weeks £656 Equivalent to £31/day
4 weeks £797 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £939 Equivalent to £27/day
6 weeks £1081 Equivalent to £26/day
8 weeks £1364 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1647 Equivalent to £24/day
12 weeks £1930 Equivalent to £23/day
16 weeks £2497 Equivalent to £22/day
20 weeks £3063 Equivalent to £22/day
24 weeks £3630 Equivalent to £22/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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 Carnaval 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 Carnaval. 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$150 to be sufficient for weekly expenses, including lunch, dinner and miscellaneous spending.
  • If your chosen duration includes the Carnaval 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 Carnaval. For those who will be on the program during this time, a US$350 surcharge will be added to the program fee.

Cambodia

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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 £382 Equivalent to £27/day
3 weeks £509 Equivalent to £24/day
4 weeks £618 Equivalent to £22/day
5 weeks £727 Equivalent to £21/day
6 weeks £835 Equivalent to £20/day
8 weeks £1052 Equivalent to £19/day
10 weeks £1269 Equivalent to £18/day
12 weeks £1482 Equivalent to £18/day
16 weeks £1897 Equivalent to £17/day
20 weeks £2313 Equivalent to £17/day
24 weeks £2728 Equivalent to £16/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 £807 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £1010 Equivalent to £29/day
6 weeks £1118 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1336 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1647 Equivalent to £24/day
12 weeks £1860 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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 Cambodia generally find US$50-80 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

China

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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 £292 Equivalent to £42/day
2 weeks £462 Equivalent to £33/day
3 weeks £632 Equivalent to £30/day
4 weeks £802 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £972 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1142 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1482 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1822 Equivalent to £26/day
12 weeks £2162 Equivalent to £26/day
16 weeks £2842 Equivalent to £25/day
20 weeks £3521 Equivalent to £25/day
24 weeks £4201 Equivalent to £25/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £358 Equivalent to £51/day
2 weeks £632 Equivalent to £45/day
3 weeks £901 Equivalent to £43/day
4 weeks £1137 Equivalent to £41/day
5 weeks £1331 Equivalent to £38/day
6 weeks £1524 Equivalent to £36/day
8 weeks £1912 Equivalent to £34/day
10 weeks £2299 Equivalent to £33/day
12 weeks £2686 Equivalent to £32/day
16 weeks £3460 Equivalent to £31/day
20 weeks £4234 Equivalent to £30/day
24 weeks £5008 Equivalent to £30/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 £1052 Equivalent to £50/day
4 weeks £1307 Equivalent to £47/day
5 weeks £1501 Equivalent to £43/day
6 weeks £1694 Equivalent to £40/day
8 weeks £2081 Equivalent to £37/day
10 weeks £2469 Equivalent to £35/day
12 weeks £2856 Equivalent to £34/day
16 weeks £3630 Equivalent to £32/day
20 weeks £4404 Equivalent to £31/day
24 weeks £5178 Equivalent to £31/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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 and Construction projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project has an extra cost of US$95 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$740.
  • 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, such as lunches (except for Turtle Conservation and Eco-Agriculture Conservation volunteers), in-country tours, and Spanish language lessons.

Croatia

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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 £518 Equivalent to £74/day
2 weeks £773 Equivalent to £55/day
3 weeks £1028 Equivalent to £49/day
4 weeks £1283 Equivalent to £46/day
5 weeks £1538 Equivalent to £44/day
6 weeks £1793 Equivalent to £43/day
8 weeks £2302 Equivalent to £41/day
10 weeks £2812 Equivalent to £40/day
12 weeks £3322 Equivalent to £40/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 £873 Equivalent to £125/day
2 weeks £1449 Equivalent to £104/day
3 weeks £2025 Equivalent to £96/day
4 weeks £2695 Equivalent to £96/day
5 weeks £3366 Equivalent to £96/day
6 weeks £4036 Equivalent to £96/day
8 weeks £5188 Equivalent to £93/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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.

Ecuador - Quito

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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 £254 Equivalent to £36/day
2 weeks £377 Equivalent to £27/day
3 weeks £505 Equivalent to £24/day
4 weeks £637 Equivalent to £23/day
5 weeks £783 Equivalent to £22/day
6 weeks £911 Equivalent to £22/day
8 weeks £1156 Equivalent to £21/day
10 weeks £1458 Equivalent to £21/day
12 weeks £1675 Equivalent to £20/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £344 Equivalent to £49/day
2 weeks £467 Equivalent to £33/day
3 weeks £623 Equivalent to £30/day
4 weeks £750 Equivalent to £27/day
5 weeks £906 Equivalent to £26/day
6 weeks £1033 Equivalent to £25/day
8 weeks £1279 Equivalent to £23/day
10 weeks £1590 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1798 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
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £401 Equivalent to £57/day
2 weeks £582 Equivalent to £42/day
3 weeks £768 Equivalent to £37/day
4 weeks £949 Equivalent to £34/day
5 weeks £1112 Equivalent to £32/day
6 weeks £1279 Equivalent to £30/day
8 weeks £1613 Equivalent to £29/day
10 weeks £1947 Equivalent to £28/day
12 weeks £2282 Equivalent to £27/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £254 Equivalent to £36/day
2 weeks £387 Equivalent to £28/day
3 weeks £500 Equivalent to £24/day
4 weeks £613 Equivalent to £22/day
5 weeks £727 Equivalent to £21/day
6 weeks £868 Equivalent to £21/day
8 weeks £1142 Equivalent to £20/day
10 weeks £1416 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1699 Equivalent to £20/day
16 weeks £2284 Equivalent to £20/day
20 weeks £2870 Equivalent to £21/day
24 weeks £3455 Equivalent to £21/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £542 Equivalent to £78/day
2 weeks £863 Equivalent to £62/day
3 weeks £1184 Equivalent to £56/day
4 weeks £1506 Equivalent to £54/day
5 weeks £1827 Equivalent to £52/day
6 weeks £2148 Equivalent to £51/day
8 weeks £2790 Equivalent to £50/day
10 weeks £3432 Equivalent to £49/day
12 weeks £4074 Equivalent to £49/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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.

Guatemala

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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 £311 Equivalent to £45/day
2 weeks £538 Equivalent to £38/day
3 weeks £731 Equivalent to £35/day
4 weeks £920 Equivalent to £33/day
5 weeks £1081 Equivalent to £31/day
6 weeks £1241 Equivalent to £30/day
8 weeks £1562 Equivalent to £28/day
10 weeks £1883 Equivalent to £27/day
12 weeks £2204 Equivalent to £26/day
16 weeks £2846 Equivalent to £25/day
20 weeks £3488 Equivalent to £25/day
24 weeks £4130 Equivalent to £25/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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, Turtle Conservation, Construction, Eco-Agriculture Conservation and Mayan Cultural Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project also has an extra cost of US$95 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$505.
  • 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

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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 £236 Equivalent to £34/day
2 weeks £302 Equivalent to £22/day
3 weeks £415 Equivalent to £20/day
4 weeks £528 Equivalent to £19/day
5 weeks £642 Equivalent to £18/day
6 weeks £755 Equivalent to £18/day
8 weeks £981 Equivalent to £18/day
10 weeks £1208 Equivalent to £17/day
12 weeks £1435 Equivalent to £17/day
16 weeks £1888 Equivalent to £17/day
20 weeks £2341 Equivalent to £17/day
24 weeks £2794 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
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £396 Equivalent to £57/day
2 weeks £533 Equivalent to £38/day
3 weeks £670 Equivalent to £32/day
4 weeks £807 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £944 Equivalent to £27/day
6 weeks £1081 Equivalent to £26/day
8 weeks £1354 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1628 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1902 Equivalent to £23/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £845 Equivalent to £60/day
3 weeks £1147 Equivalent to £55/day
4 weeks £1449 Equivalent to £52/day
5 weeks £1751 Equivalent to £50/day
6 weeks £2053 Equivalent to £49/day
8 weeks £2657 Equivalent to £47/day
10 weeks £3262 Equivalent to £47/day
12 weeks £3866 Equivalent to £46/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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.

Jamaica

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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 £372 Equivalent to £53/day
2 weeks £675 Equivalent to £48/day
3 weeks £944 Equivalent to £45/day
4 weeks £1203 Equivalent to £43/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 language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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$300 per week to be sufficient for additional expenses. You should allow extra (or pre-pay via your file) for local sightseeing excursions and the meal plan if required.

Jordan

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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 £637 Equivalent to £91/day
2 weeks £930 Equivalent to £66/day
3 weeks £1251 Equivalent to £60/day
4 weeks £1572 Equivalent to £56/day
5 weeks £1893 Equivalent to £54/day
6 weeks £2214 Equivalent to £53/day
8 weeks £2856 Equivalent to £51/day
10 weeks £3498 Equivalent to £50/day
12 weeks £4140 Equivalent to £49/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £264 Equivalent to £38/day
2 weeks £377 Equivalent to £27/day
3 weeks £490 Equivalent to £23/day
4 weeks £604 Equivalent to £22/day
5 weeks £717 Equivalent to £21/day
6 weeks £830 Equivalent to £20/day
8 weeks £1057 Equivalent to £19/day
10 weeks £1284 Equivalent to £18/day
12 weeks £1510 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £245 Equivalent to £35/day
2 weeks £401 Equivalent to £29/day
3 weeks £557 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £708 Equivalent to £25/day
5 weeks £859 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1010 Equivalent to £24/day
8 weeks £1218 Equivalent to £22/day
10 weeks £1425 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1633 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £330 Equivalent to £47/day
2 weeks £566 Equivalent to £40/day
3 weeks £755 Equivalent to £36/day
4 weeks £944 Equivalent to £34/day
5 weeks £1133 Equivalent to £32/day
6 weeks £1321 Equivalent to £31/day
8 weeks £1699 Equivalent to £30/day
10 weeks £2077 Equivalent to £30/day
12 weeks £2454 Equivalent to £29/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 £1435 Equivalent to £51/day
5 weeks £1652 Equivalent to £47/day
6 weeks £1869 Equivalent to £45/day
8 weeks £2303 Equivalent to £41/day
10 weeks £2738 Equivalent to £39/day
12 weeks £3172 Equivalent to £38/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £302 Equivalent to £43/day
2 weeks £490 Equivalent to £35/day
3 weeks £670 Equivalent to £32/day
4 weeks £830 Equivalent to £30/day
5 weeks £963 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1123 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1444 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1765 Equivalent to £25/day
12 weeks £2086 Equivalent to £25/day
16 weeks £2728 Equivalent to £24/day
20 weeks £3370 Equivalent to £24/day
24 weeks £4012 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £292 Equivalent to £42/day
2 weeks £547 Equivalent to £39/day
3 weeks £727 Equivalent to £35/day
4 weeks £906 Equivalent to £32/day
5 weeks £1085 Equivalent to £31/day
6 weeks £1265 Equivalent to £30/day
8 weeks £1624 Equivalent to £29/day
10 weeks £1888 Equivalent to £27/day
12 weeks £2152 Equivalent to £26/day
16 weeks £2681 Equivalent to £24/day
20 weeks £3210 Equivalent to £23/day
24 weeks £3739 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
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £236 Equivalent to £34/day
2 weeks £358 Equivalent to £26/day
3 weeks £481 Equivalent to £23/day
4 weeks £604 Equivalent to £22/day
5 weeks £727 Equivalent to £21/day
6 weeks £849 Equivalent to £20/day
8 weeks £1076 Equivalent to £19/day
10 weeks £1302 Equivalent to £19/day
12 weeks £1529 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £882 Equivalent to £63/day
3 weeks £1307 Equivalent to £62/day
4 weeks £1727 Equivalent to £62/day
5 weeks £2143 Equivalent to £61/day
6 weeks £2558 Equivalent to £61/day
8 weeks £3375 Equivalent to £60/day
10 weeks £4182 Equivalent to £60/day
12 weeks £4980 Equivalent to £59/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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.

Peru - Cusco

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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 £311 Equivalent to £45/day
2 weeks £538 Equivalent to £38/day
3 weeks £731 Equivalent to £35/day
4 weeks £920 Equivalent to £33/day
5 weeks £1081 Equivalent to £31/day
6 weeks £1241 Equivalent to £30/day
8 weeks £1562 Equivalent to £28/day
10 weeks £1883 Equivalent to £27/day
12 weeks £2204 Equivalent to £26/day
16 weeks £2846 Equivalent to £25/day
20 weeks £3488 Equivalent to £25/day
24 weeks £4130 Equivalent to £25/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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, Medical and Andean Immersion projects also have an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials, meals (if applicable) and the logistics involved in these projects. The Holiday Experience project also has an extra cost of US$75 per week for supervision, materials and logistics involved in the project. The Medical Campaign has a one off payment of US$510.
  • 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 £236 Equivalent to £34/day
2 weeks £437 Equivalent to £31/day
3 weeks £637 Equivalent to £30/day
4 weeks £764 Equivalent to £27/day
5 weeks £896 Equivalent to £26/day
6 weeks £1028 Equivalent to £24/day
8 weeks £1302 Equivalent to £23/day
10 weeks £1566 Equivalent to £22/day
12 weeks £1830 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
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £335 Equivalent to £48/day
2 weeks £478 Equivalent to £34/day
3 weeks £659 Equivalent to £31/day
4 weeks £822 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £984 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1147 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1472 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1796 Equivalent to £26/day
12 weeks £2121 Equivalent to £25/day
16 weeks £2771 Equivalent to £25/day
20 weeks £3420 Equivalent to £24/day
24 weeks £4070 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £476 Equivalent to £68/day
2 weeks £733 Equivalent to £52/day
3 weeks £990 Equivalent to £47/day
4 weeks £1247 Equivalent to £45/day
5 weeks £1504 Equivalent to £43/day
6 weeks £1760 Equivalent to £42/day
8 weeks £2274 Equivalent to £41/day
10 weeks £2840 Equivalent to £41/day
12 weeks £3353 Equivalent to £40/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 £854 Equivalent to £122/day
2 weeks £1517 Equivalent to £108/day
3 weeks £2180 Equivalent to £104/day
4 weeks £2842 Equivalent to £102/day
5 weeks £3505 Equivalent to £100/day
6 weeks £4168 Equivalent to £99/day
8 weeks £5494 Equivalent to £98/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 £832 Equivalent to £59/day
4 weeks £1440 Equivalent to £51/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 £828 Equivalent to £59/day
3 weeks £1084 Equivalent to £52/day
4 weeks £1341 Equivalent to £48/day
5 weeks £1598 Equivalent to £46/day
6 weeks £1855 Equivalent to £44/day
8 weeks £2368 Equivalent to £42/day
10 weeks £2934 Equivalent to £42/day
12 weeks £3448 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
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Discounts on travel and tour add-ons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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.

Puerto Rico

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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 £566 Equivalent to £81/day
2 weeks £873 Equivalent to £62/day
3 weeks £1151 Equivalent to £55/day
4 weeks £1458 Equivalent to £52/day
5 weeks £1763 Equivalent to £50/day
6 weeks £2067 Equivalent to £49/day
8 weeks £2632 Equivalent to £47/day
10 weeks £3148 Equivalent to £45/day
12 weeks £3710 Equivalent to £44/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £49/day
2 weeks £538 Equivalent to £38/day
3 weeks £727 Equivalent to £35/day
4 weeks £906 Equivalent to £32/day
5 weeks £1076 Equivalent to £31/day
6 weeks £1246 Equivalent to £30/day
8 weeks £1586 Equivalent to £28/day
10 weeks £1926 Equivalent to £28/day
12 weeks £2266 Equivalent to £27/day
16 weeks £2908 Equivalent to £26/day
20 weeks £3550 Equivalent to £25/day
24 weeks £4192 Equivalent to £25/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £236 Equivalent to £34/day
2 weeks £396 Equivalent to £28/day
3 weeks £557 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £717 Equivalent to £26/day
5 weeks £878 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1038 Equivalent to £25/day
8 weeks £1359 Equivalent to £24/day
10 weeks £1680 Equivalent to £24/day
12 weeks £2001 Equivalent to £24/day
16 weeks £2643 Equivalent to £24/day
20 weeks £3285 Equivalent to £23/day
24 weeks £3927 Equivalent to £23/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 £302 Equivalent to £43/day
2 weeks £528 Equivalent to £38/day
3 weeks £755 Equivalent to £36/day
4 weeks £981 Equivalent to £35/day
5 weeks £1208 Equivalent to £35/day
6 weeks £1435 Equivalent to £34/day
8 weeks £1888 Equivalent to £34/day
10 weeks £2341 Equivalent to £33/day
12 weeks £2794 Equivalent to £33/day
16 weeks £3701 Equivalent to £33/day
20 weeks £4607 Equivalent to £33/day
24 weeks £5514 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
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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 £778 Equivalent to £56/day
4 weeks £1302 Equivalent to £47/day
6 weeks £1779 Equivalent to £42/day
8 weeks £2256 Equivalent to £40/day
10 weeks £2733 Equivalent to £39/day
12 weeks £3210 Equivalent to £38/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £306 Equivalent to £44/day
2 weeks £514 Equivalent to £37/day
3 weeks £788 Equivalent to £38/day
4 weeks £1081 Equivalent to £39/day
5 weeks £1364 Equivalent to £39/day
6 weeks £1638 Equivalent to £39/day
8 weeks £2185 Equivalent to £39/day
10 weeks £2733 Equivalent to £39/day
12 weeks £3281 Equivalent to £39/day
16 weeks £4376 Equivalent to £39/day
20 weeks £5471 Equivalent to £39/day
24 weeks £6566 Equivalent to £39/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 £349 Equivalent to £50/day
2 weeks £618 Equivalent to £44/day
3 weeks £835 Equivalent to £40/day
4 weeks £1114 Equivalent to £40/day
5 weeks £1411 Equivalent to £40/day
6 weeks £1685 Equivalent to £40/day
8 weeks £2233 Equivalent to £40/day
10 weeks £2771 Equivalent to £40/day
12 weeks £3318 Equivalent to £40/day
16 weeks £4404 Equivalent to £39/day
20 weeks £5499 Equivalent to £39/day
24 weeks £6595 Equivalent to £39/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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 £590 Equivalent to £84/day
2 weeks £972 Equivalent to £69/day
3 weeks £1354 Equivalent to £65/day
4 weeks £1737 Equivalent to £62/day
5 weeks £2119 Equivalent to £61/day
6 weeks £2502 Equivalent to £60/day
8 weeks £3266 Equivalent to £58/day
10 weeks £4031 Equivalent to £58/day
12 weeks £4796 Equivalent to £57/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 £896 Equivalent to £128/day
2 weeks £1482 Equivalent to £106/day
3 weeks £2067 Equivalent to £98/day
4 weeks £2653 Equivalent to £95/day
5 weeks £3238 Equivalent to £93/day
6 weeks £3824 Equivalent to £91/day
8 weeks £4994 Equivalent to £89/day
10 weeks £6165 Equivalent to £88/day
12 weeks £7336 Equivalent to £87/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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 Spain generally find US$80 to be sufficient for weekly expenses including 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.

Sri Lanka

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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 £335 Equivalent to £48/day
2 weeks £478 Equivalent to £34/day
3 weeks £659 Equivalent to £31/day
4 weeks £822 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £984 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1147 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1472 Equivalent to £26/day
10 weeks £1796 Equivalent to £26/day
12 weeks £2121 Equivalent to £25/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 £662 Equivalent to £47/day
3 weeks £971 Equivalent to £46/day
4 weeks £1275 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £254 Equivalent to £36/day
2 weeks £368 Equivalent to £26/day
3 weeks £533 Equivalent to £25/day
4 weeks £665 Equivalent to £24/day
5 weeks £807 Equivalent to £23/day
6 weeks £948 Equivalent to £23/day
8 weeks £1246 Equivalent to £22/day
10 weeks £1557 Equivalent to £22/day
12 weeks £1869 Equivalent to £22/day
16 weeks £2492 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
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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.
  • 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

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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 £472 Equivalent to £34/day
3 weeks £566 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £689 Equivalent to £25/day
5 weeks £802 Equivalent to £23/day
6 weeks £906 Equivalent to £22/day
8 weeks £1123 Equivalent to £20/day
10 weeks £1369 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1614 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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 £292 Equivalent to £42/day
2 weeks £462 Equivalent to £33/day
3 weeks £632 Equivalent to £30/day
4 weeks £802 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £972 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1142 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1387 Equivalent to £25/day
10 weeks £1633 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1878 Equivalent to £22/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 £292 Equivalent to £42/day
2 weeks £462 Equivalent to £33/day
3 weeks £632 Equivalent to £30/day
4 weeks £802 Equivalent to £29/day
5 weeks £972 Equivalent to £28/day
6 weeks £1142 Equivalent to £27/day
8 weeks £1387 Equivalent to £25/day
10 weeks £1633 Equivalent to £23/day
12 weeks £1878 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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$50-100 per week to be sufficient for expenses.

USA - New Orleans

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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 £575 Equivalent to £82/day
2 weeks £915 Equivalent to £65/day
3 weeks £1260 Equivalent to £60/day
4 weeks £1600 Equivalent to £57/day
5 weeks £1945 Equivalent to £56/day
6 weeks £2284 Equivalent to £54/day
8 weeks £2922 Equivalent to £52/day
10 weeks £3512 Equivalent to £50/day
12 weeks £4149 Equivalent to £49/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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, 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

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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 £567 Equivalent to £81/day
2 weeks £900 Equivalent to £64/day
3 weeks £1163 Equivalent to £55/day
4 weeks £1472 Equivalent to £53/day
5 weeks £1723 Equivalent to £49/day
6 weeks £2015 Equivalent to £48/day
8 weeks £2487 Equivalent to £44/day
10 weeks £2960 Equivalent to £42/day
12 weeks £3480 Equivalent to £41/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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 San Diego generally find US$300 - US$400 per week to be sufficient for expenses, such as meals, and local tours and activities.
  • An accommodation surcharge for private rooming arrangements applies for 16 and 17 year old volunteers traveling independently.
  • Any cancellations or changes within 14 days of a volunteers start date is subject to a minimum 25% late change/cancellation fee.

Victoria Falls

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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 £963 Equivalent to £69/day
4 weeks £1661 Equivalent to £59/day
6 weeks £2360 Equivalent to £56/day
8 weeks £3059 Equivalent to £55/day
10 weeks £3757 Equivalent to £54/day
12 weeks £4324 Equivalent to £51/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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £259 Equivalent to £37/day
2 weeks £410 Equivalent to £29/day
3 weeks £561 Equivalent to £27/day
4 weeks £712 Equivalent to £25/day
5 weeks £863 Equivalent to £25/day
6 weeks £1015 Equivalent to £24/day
8 weeks £1222 Equivalent to £22/day
10 weeks £1430 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1628 Equivalent to £19/day
16 weeks £2025 Equivalent to £18/day
20 weeks £2421 Equivalent to £17/day
24 weeks £2818 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £254 Equivalent to £36/day
2 weeks £406 Equivalent to £29/day
3 weeks £528 Equivalent to £25/day
4 weeks £651 Equivalent to £23/day
5 weeks £774 Equivalent to £22/day
6 weeks £896 Equivalent to £21/day
8 weeks £1142 Equivalent to £20/day
10 weeks £1387 Equivalent to £20/day
12 weeks £1633 Equivalent to £19/day
16 weeks £2124 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
  • Discounts on language lessons
  • Certificate of International Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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

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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 £509 Equivalent to £73/day
2 weeks £684 Equivalent to £49/day
3 weeks £859 Equivalent to £41/day
4 weeks £1033 Equivalent to £37/day
5 weeks £1208 Equivalent to £35/day
6 weeks £1383 Equivalent to £33/day
8 weeks £1732 Equivalent to £31/day
10 weeks £2048 Equivalent to £29/day
12 weeks £2332 Equivalent to £28/day
Zanzibar: 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.
1 week £575 Equivalent to £82/day
2 weeks £816 Equivalent to £58/day
3 weeks £1057 Equivalent to £50/day
4 weeks £1298 Equivalent to £46/day
5 weeks £1539 Equivalent to £44/day
6 weeks £1779 Equivalent to £42/day
8 weeks £2261 Equivalent to £40/day
10 weeks £2709 Equivalent to £39/day
12 weeks £3125 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 Volunteering

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

  • All programs attract a Registration Fee of £282 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.

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