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Volunteer in Fiji

Live in an island paradise on International Volunteer HQ’s vibrant Fiji volunteer abroad program. Choose from a range of trusted Fiji volunteer projects, including Teaching, Sports Education, Childcare and Construction and Renovation. Volunteer work in Fiji is based on the Coral Coast of Fiji throughout a variety of communities, volunteering in and around Sigatoka on the south eastern coast of mainland Fiji. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 134,000 travellers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organisation in Fiji.

Highlights:
  • 4 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from £415 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a volunteer house

  • Projects based in Sigatoka on the Coral Coast of Fiji

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from £415
Volunteer from 1 - 12 weeks
Ages 17+ and families
Based Sigatoka on the Coral Coast of Fiji
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization
Discover palm-lined beaches & reefs

Volunteer opportunities in Fiji

Increases access to education

2-3 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £415

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in kindergartens
  • Volunteers aged 17+ and families

Assist in lively kindergartens, bringing an energetic approach to informal lessons and activities, nurturing local children and providing support to local staff.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £477

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in schools in and around Sigatoka
  • Volunteers aged 17+ and families

Assist on maintenance and building tasks in local schools that often can’t pay for their required upkeep. Get your hands dirty and work hard, helping to improve classrooms and facilities for local school children.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £415

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in after-school programs
  • Volunteers aged 17+ and families

Organize and play sport with local school children during class time or on after school programs. Join in yourself, help to develop their fitness and teach teamwork and skills.

Increases access to education

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £415

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in schools and after-school programs
  • Volunteers aged 17+ and families

Volunteer in schools or after school tutorials, helping locals to deliver a better quality education in classes of up to 50 students.

What recent volunteers said about their IVHQ experience

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Cheryl Rae
20 Feb 2024

I am so glad that my first visit to Fiji was as part of a volunteer group, it was an amazing way to get a real sense of the country, its people, and their culture.
The orientation week was really worthwhile.

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Madison White
14 Feb 2024

I feel like I gained my sense of self and learned so much about different cultures around the world through fellow volunteers and was able to immerse myself into such a loving and special community! You should be prepared to live differently than you do back at home, although that was one of my favorite part of the experience! I would absolutely recommend joining an IVHQ program and pushing yourself to see what you’re made of. This was my first volunteer experience and I cannot wait to join another! My sister has also just signed up to do childcare in Bali after hearing about my experience!

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Robin Smith
16 Jan 2024

I thought everything was just perfect in the preparation for my program. My Program Manager is remarkable! The local team's support was fantastic, dedicated and sincere!!!

The age I am was not at all a hindrance. As I evaluated my pre-program choices and decided the Introduction week might be better served by someone else, the staff made my request to "gift" it to someone else an easy reality. I was thrilled by this! I found the mix in age groups among the volunteers very fun! Again, opting for the private room offered a perfect balance. Thank you!

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Cortney Harper
16 Jan 2024

I had an amazing experience with my 12 year old son volunteering in a local village in Fiji. We got to know the locals and made wonderful memories with the kids. I would absolutely recommend IVHQ to anyone looking to be immersed in the local culture and make a positive impact. This is my 2nd trip with IVHQ and plan to schedule my next one!

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Salisha Baksh
08 Mar 2023

My hightlight moment from the volunteer experience was interacting with the locals, experiencing their culture, but most of all, seeing the smiles on the kids face everyday. The biggest impact my volunteering trip had on me was I was able to see how different cultures live and enjoy the simple wonders of life. It is an experience of a lifetime and you just have to get out of your comfort zone and do it. It will be an amazing experience that will last a lifetime.

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Cecile Kruger
12 Sep 2022

My favourite moment was everyday when I arrived at the kindergarten seeing how happy and excited the kids were to see me. I think this volunteering trip helped me be more understanding, patient, kind and grateful. It is so worth it. The locals were so warm and friendly and I felt truly at home and not alone. I truly feel like I got just as much out of the experience as I gave. I learned so much. It's the best way to travel because you are giving back to the community in the process, and you get to experience/see what life is like for the local people.

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Free-time experiences & tours in Fiji

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

Fiji Introduction Week
Fiji Introduction Week

The Introduction Week is an awesome way to kickstart your volunteer abroad experience and it covers everything you need to know for your volunteer program in Fiji.

£49
Fiji Introduction Week
Fiji Introduction Week

The Introduction Week is an awesome way to kickstart your volunteer abroad experience and it covers everything you need to know for your volunteer program in Fiji.

£49

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