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Volunteer in South America

Do you want to volunteer in South America? International Volunteer HQ is proud to be the world’s most trusted and affordable provider of South America volunteer programs.

We have over 9 years of experience in providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer opportunities in South America with programs available in 5 South American destinations; Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Experience vibrant and colorful cultures, visit the home of some of the oldest civilizations in the world and make a valuable contribution to important community and environmental projects through volunteering in South America.

Every year, thousands of international volunteers choose to join volunteer trips to South America with IVHQ and we have the largest range of project options for volunteers in South America. Whether you are interested in teaching, childcare, community development, construction, conservation, sports, special needs care, elderly care or medical volunteering abroad, IVHQ has volunteer work in South America that is suitable for volunteers with a range of skills and experience.

Learn more about how to volunteer in South America with IVHQ and explore our volunteer opportunities available in the destinations below.


Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching/Education
  • Healthcare
  • Construction and Renovation
  • Sports
  • Community
  • Elderly Care
  • Special Needs Care
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start every Monday.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in the center of Cordoba Province in the town of Villa Allende.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$325 (1 week) to US$2015 (12 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 20 volunteers start on our Argentina volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Argentina!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching English
  • Carnaval
  • Sports
  • Community Development
  • One Week Experience
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the first and third Monday of every month with the exception of the One Week Experience commencing on the second Monday.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in the vibrant Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro and surrounding suburbs.

How Much?

Volunteer Program fees range from US$365 (1 week) to US$3355 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 20 and 40 volunteers start on our Brazil volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Brazil!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching
  • Construction and Renovation
  • Feeding the Homeless
  • Elderly Care
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs begin on the 1st and 15th of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in Colombia’s capital city of Bogotá and surrounding suburbs.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$270 (1 week) to US$3120 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 20 volunteers start on our Colombia - Bogotá volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Colombia!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching English
  • Sports Development
  • Community
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs begin on the 1st and 15th of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in Cartagena and surrounding suburbs.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$450 (2 weeks) to US$2030 (12 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 20 volunteers start on our Colombia - Cartagena volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Colombia!

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Projects
  • Kindergarten
  • Street Children Work
  • Summer Project
  • School Support
  • Teaching English
  • NGO Support
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on each Monday of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in Ecuador’s capital city of Quito.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$290 (1 week) to US$1510 (12 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 10 and 20 volunteers start on our Ecuador volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Ecuador!

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Projects
  • Childcare
  • Teaching English
  • Medical
  • Animal Care
  • Jungle Conservation
  • Construction and Renovation
  • Andean Immersion
  • Special Needs Care
  • Holiday Experience
  • Spanish Service Learning Course
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on each Monday of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in Cusco and surrounding valleys.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$295 (1 week) to US$3085 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 25 and 60 volunteers start on our Peru - Cusco volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Cusco!

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Projects
  • Special Needs/Childcare
  • Teaching English
  • Medical
  • Construction and Renovation
Who?

English-speaking volunteers 18 years and over, or those volunteering with a parent or guardian are eligible to apply.

When?

Volunteer programs start on the 1st and 15th of every month.

Where?

Volunteer placements are located in Peru’s capital city of Lima.

How Much?

Volunteer program fees range from US$180 (1 week) to US$2455 (24 weeks).

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How Many?

Between 5 and 20 volunteers start on our Peru - Lima volunteer program each month, making IVHQ one of the most popular volunteer organizations in Lima!

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