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Volunteer in South America

Volunteering in South America in 2021 with IVHQ

Volunteer in South America with International Volunteer HQ, the world’s most affordable and trusted organization for volunteering in South America. IVHQ has over 14 years of experience in placing international volunteers on South America volunteer programs and we offer a diverse range of short-term volunteer abroad programs in Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Ecuador.

As a volunteer in South America in 2021 or 2022 with IVHQ, you will play a hands-on role in supporting important community projects which support the long-term goals of your host community. You will have the opportunity to be immersed in the local community as a volunteer, while exploring South America in your free time. IVHQ makes it easy and affordable to organize volunteer trips to South America and we specialize in providing safe, affordable and responsible volunteer opportunities.

Whether you want to volunteer in South America and learn Spanish, take a volunteer trip for summer or during a semester break, or go volunteering in South America for a gap year or career break, IVHQ has a South America volunteer opportunity for you.

Best South America Volunteer Programs in 2021 & 2022

Every year, thousands of international volunteers choose to take volunteer trips to South America with IVHQ and we offer the largest range of volunteer opportunities in South America. Whether you want to volunteer and teach English in South America, support construction projects, wildlife volunteering, or nursing and medical volunteer abroad projects, IVHQ has volunteer work in South America in 2021/2022 that is suitable for volunteers with a range of skills and experience.

Our volunteers trust us to ensure they can volunteer abroad in South America with confidence, knowing they’ll be supported at every step of the journey. With online training, airport pick-ups, program orientations, safe accommodations and meaningful volunteer work, IVHQ offers the best South American volunteer programs.

Applying to volunteer in South America is simple, once you have decided where to volunteer in South America and which project you would like to join, you can apply online.

Learn more about how to volunteer in South America in 2021 and 2022 and explore our South American volunteer opportunities available in the destinations below.

How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
Get ready to volunteer abroad, we’ll support you every step of the way!