Volunteer Abroad in Cartagena, Colombia with IVHQ

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Volunteer in Colombia - Cartagena

Volunteer in Colombia - Cartagena with International Volunteer HQ, the world's most affordable and trusted volunteer organization. IVHQ has a wide range of volunteer abroad projects available in Cartagena, including Teaching, Childcare, Sports Development and Community.

At a glance...

  • Available year-round
  • 4 meaningful project options
  • Projects based in and around the coastal city of Cartagena
  • Accommodation in a volunteer apartment
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Program fees from $450 for 2 weeks
  • Affordable Spanish language lessons available
  • Between 5 and 20 volunteers in Cartagena each month

This was my first volunteer program and definitely will not be my last. It may be a little change or it may big a big change like with me. But whichever it is, I promise it will change something in you. So if you are thinking about it, stop thinking and just do it.

IVHQ Volunteer - Sarah Lock
Sarah Lock
Why volunteer with IVHQ?
  • Most affordable fees - as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, we're able to keep our fees low by partnering with a local organization in Colombia to support meaningful community projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in Colombia will ensure you feel supported every step of the way - from planning to volunteering.
  • Responsible projects - we're dedicated to ensuring that our projects are responsibly-run and have sustainable positive impacts that are supporting local needs.
  • Online training - as soon as you register on an IVHQ program, you will gain access to our interactive volunteer training to ensure you're well prepared for your program.
  • Safety-first - volunteer safety is a top priority for IVHQ and we have clear standards for risk management on each program. You can feel confident that you are placed with trustworthy institutions, organizations and families that have been screened by our local teams.
  • New friendships - as an IVHQer, you'll always be in the company of friendly locals and like-minded volunteer travelers who will quickly become your life-long friends.
  • Epic weekend adventures - you'll have your weekends free to explore Colombia with your new-found friends.

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Heading home with a lifetime of memories. These 3 weeks have been some of the best weeks of my life, partly because it's felt so rewarding to give and partly because of the ppl I've shared this experience with. From the staff to my fellow volunteers, y'all made this trip unforgettable. It's still incredible that we all formed a special bond so quickly, but I firmly believe we are a unique group that was meant to come together for these few weeks in Cartagena. To my bros and my babygirls, good luck getting rid of me now. Love y'all! #IVHQ #ivhqcartagena #CartagenaFamily
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Just came back from the most incredible school trip ever! We had the chance to visit the "Iglesia de San Pedro Claver" with our amazing English team from Santa Rita! #IVHQ #Cartagena
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