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Volunteer in Bali

Live the tropical life on International Volunteer HQ’s popular Bali volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted Bali volunteer projects, including Teaching, Childcare, Environmental Education, Health Education, Sea Turtle Conservation, Sports Development and Construction and Renovation. Volunteer work in Bali is based in the cultural hub of Ubud, the northern coastal town of Lovina and the island of Nusa Penida. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 138,000 travellers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organisation in Bali.

Highlights:
  • 11 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from £319 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a volunteer house within a traditional Balinese village

  • Popular Introduction Week add-on tour available

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from £319
Volunteer from 1 - 12 weeks
Ages 16+ and families
Based in Ubud, Lovina & Nusa Penida
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization
Explore temples & rice paddies

Volunteer opportunities in Bali

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Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £352

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

Assist kindergarten teachers with casual English and other lessons for children aged between 4-6.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £319

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in kindergartens in Ubud
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Assist local childcare teachers with both formal and informal English language lessons for 4-5 year olds, aiming to give them a head start with basic words and phrases.

Supports community development

4-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £590

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based at schools and community spaces
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help with upkeep and renovation for schools and community centres that can’t always afford to pay for the work themselves. A hands-on project for those who enjoy hard work and seeing tangible results.

Supports community development

4-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £553

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based at schools and community spaces in Ubud
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to complete construction and renovation projects on community buildings and schools. Assist in hands-on tasks that require a good level of fitness and dedicated work ethic.

Conserves the environment

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £319

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in schools in the heart of Ubud
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to tackle Bali’s problem with litter by educating the next generation of students about proper waste disposal, and run clean up campaigns in the community.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £352

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in schools in Lovina
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to bring basic health education to schools, teaching students about hygiene, good health practices and nutrition. There are also opportunities for qualified volunteers to run campaigns or clinics in the community.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £319

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in schools in Ubud
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to bring basic health education to schools, teaching students about hygiene, good health practices and nutrition. There are also opportunities for qualified volunteers to run campaigns or clinics in the community.

Protects animals

4-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £636

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based on the island of Nusa Penida
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Based on the island of Nusa Penida, help to conserve the population of endangered sea turtles. Assist with feeding and cleaning while you’re based off the beaten track, enjoying island life away from modern distractions.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £352

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

This program provides you with the chance to impart your sports expertise to eager children in Lovina during the afternoons, emphasizing the importance of sports for both physical and mental well-being, while immersing yourself in a community of enthusiastic learners.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £352

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in local schools
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to teach English in local elementary schools, volunteering with students aged between 8-12 years old. Take charge of a classroom by yourself or in pairs with another volunteer.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £319

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in schools around Ubud
  • Volunteers aged 16+, families

Provide a fluent English-speaking perspective in language lessons in elementary schools, either taking classes on your own or with another volunteer.

Free-time experiences & tours in Bali

Take your volunteer experience to the next level with IVHQ's affordable activity and tour add-ons in Bali! Explore your options below and learn how to book them once you've been accepted onto the IVHQ Bali program.

Bali Adventure Week
Bali Adventure Week

We highly recommend the Bali Adventure program on your Bali trip! The Bali Adventure week is the perfect way to experience the adventurous side of this beautiful little island. Go on a cycle tour, visit an active volcano, tread into spice plantations and rice fields, hike into the mountains and take part in Turtle conservation. The program will unleash the adventure in you.

£372
Bali Lovina Yoga and Meditation
Bali Lovina Yoga and Meditation

Bali is identified by many travelers around the world as a unique place for reflection and contemplation. Balinese Yoga is about feeling and appreciating the spiritual nature. A good combination of Balinese Meditation and Yoga will make your body and mind feel more relaxed.

£347
Bali Yoga and Meditation Week
Bali Yoga and Meditation Week

Many people travel the world to experience Bali as they believe it is a unique place for reflection and contemplation. In fact, they take this a step further and say Ubud is a sanctuary within Bali, an idyllic environment in which you can experience true tranquility. Thus, this program shall help you to get rid of stress, anxiety and physical ailments by engaging in Yoga and Meditation.

£347
Bali Lovina Yoga and Meditation
Bali Lovina Yoga and Meditation

Bali is identified by many travelers around the world as a unique place for reflection and contemplation. Balinese Yoga is about feeling and appreciating the spiritual nature. A good combination of Balinese Meditation and Yoga will make your body and mind feel more relaxed.

£347
Lovina Introduction Week
Lovina Introduction Week

Learn more about the Balinese culture and tick off some must-do Bali experiences.

£297
Bali Adventure Week
Bali Adventure Week

We highly recommend the Bali Adventure program on your Bali trip! The Bali Adventure week is the perfect way to experience the adventurous side of this beautiful little island. Go on a cycle tour, visit an active volcano, tread into spice plantations and rice fields, hike into the mountains and take part in Turtle conservation. The program will unleash the adventure in you.

£372
Bali Yoga and Meditation Week
Bali Yoga and Meditation Week

Many people travel the world to experience Bali as they believe it is a unique place for reflection and contemplation. In fact, they take this a step further and say Ubud is a sanctuary within Bali, an idyllic environment in which you can experience true tranquility. Thus, this program shall help you to get rid of stress, anxiety and physical ailments by engaging in Yoga and Meditation.

£347
Ubud Introduction Week
Ubud Introduction Week

Learn more about the Balinese culture and tick off some must-do Bali experiences.

£297

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