Volunteer in Mexico with International Volunteer HQ

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Volunteer in Mexico

Volunteer in Mexico with International Volunteer HQ, the world's most affordable and trusted volunteer organization. IVHQ Mexico has a wide range of volunteer abroad projects available, including Teaching English, Childcare, Special Needs, Animal Care/Animal Rights and Maya Agriculture.

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At a glance...

  • Available year-round
  • 5 meaningful projects including Maya Agriculture
  • Projects based in Merida on Mexico's Caribbean Coast
  • Accommodation in dormitory-style volunteer house
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Program fees from $270 for 1 week
  • Affordable Spanish Language lessons available
  • Between 5 and 20 volunteers start in Mexico each month

I’m so happy I had the opportunity to volunteer in Mexico these past few weeks. It was quite an adventure. I got to volunteer at an animal shelter, a protection home for young teenage girls, and I even got to teach a little English! I also had the great opportunity to make new friends from all over the world. My fellow volunteers have inspired me so much; they are all so ambitious, caring and hard working.

Lauren Stovall
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 Mexico to support meaningful community projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in Mexico 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 Mexico with your new-found friends.

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