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Volunteer in Trinidad and Tobago

Volunteer in Trinidad and Tobago

Volunteer in Trinidad and Tobago with International Volunteer HQ. Enjoy some of the Caribbean’s finest beaches while volunteering on Teaching and School Support, Childcare, Animal Care, Women’s Empowerment, or Marine Conservation projects. Volunteers are based in Crown Point, a small village in southwestern Tobago, which is the smaller of the Twin Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 138,000 travellers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organisation in Trinidad and Tobago.

Highlights:
  • 7 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from £511 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, breakfast and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a local apartment complex with other volunteers

  • Volunteer projects based in Crown Point on the island of Tobago

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from £511
Volunteer from 1 - 4 weeks
Ages 18+ and families
Based in Crown Point in Tobago
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization
Discover Tobago's gorgeous beaches

Volunteer opportunities in Trinidad and Tobago

Protects animals

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £511

  • Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based at an animal shelter in Crown Point
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help at a local animal shelter for abandoned cats and dogs. Provide the animals with human companionship, medical treatment and everyday care with the goal of helping them find new, loving homes. Veterinary students can also get involved at the vet clinic on-site.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £511

  • Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in kindergartens in Crown Point
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Assist in busy kindergartens by volunteering with local kids and helping provide a space for them to learn and grow. Support teachers by providing attention to children during lesson and play time.

Conserves the environment

4-7 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £511

  • Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • The coral reefs of Tobago island
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help protect the vibrant coral reefs and marine life around the island of Tobago. Assist with data collection, turtle conservation, and help educate local children on the importance of marine conservation.

Improves health & wellbeing

2-3 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £511

  • Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based at a school in Black Rock
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Volunteer at a local school in Black Rock, helping to teach or practice new sports with students aged between 4-12. Assist local teachers or take charge, and even introduce your own favorite sports from home.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £511

  • Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based at schools in Crown Point
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Support teachers in busy elementary schools of up to 30 students by assisting with lessons, tutoring, and giving attention to students who require extra support. You'll also gain invaluable classroom experience and communication skills!

Conserves turtle populations

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £573

  • Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • The beaches of Tobago island
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help protect endangered turtle populations during the nesting season of April to August. Support a local NGO by conducting evening beach patrols to ensure safe nesting and hatching and to help boost populations of turtles around Trinidad and Tobago.

Supports gender equality

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from £511

  • Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based with an NGO in Crown Point
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Support and empower local and migrant women through a range of initiatives. Help women up-skill and become self-sufficient while tackling gender inequality in the Caribbean.

What recent volunteers said about their IVHQ experience

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Adela Amor
21 Mar 2024

The whole experience was heartwarming, eye-opening and humbling, I really enjoyed it and I can’t wait to do it again.

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David Ortiz
02 Feb 2024

This is a valuable lifetime experience that will enhance your confidence and you will feel very good about yourself for volunteering to help the less fortunate. There are so many benefits for both the volunteers and the recipients. IVHQ truly offers a win/win program for all participants.

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Free-time experiences & tours in Trinidad and Tobago

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

Buccoo Reef & Nylon Pool Tour
Buccoo Reef & Nylon Pool Tour

Join us for an exploration of Tobago’s coastal treasures that promises memories to last a lifetime!

£39
Tobago Full Day Island Adventure
Tobago Full Day Island Adventure

Explore the island of Tobago in a single day!

£118
Buccoo Reef & Nylon Pool Tour
Buccoo Reef & Nylon Pool Tour

Join us for an exploration of Tobago’s coastal treasures that promises memories to last a lifetime!

£39
Tobago Full Day Island Adventure
Tobago Full Day Island Adventure

Explore the island of Tobago in a single day!

£118

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