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Volunteer Abroad in Ecuador - Volunteering Projects Overseas


Ecuador: Banos, Cayambe, Cuenca and 6 other cities

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks


Flexible start/end dates


17 years or older. Volunteers should have a sense of adventure (most transport in Ecuador is done on local buses), a self starter attitude and a caring spirit. Volunteers should be proficient in Spanish for rural placements, basic Spanish needed for urban placements in Quito and Cuenca.


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Starting at 895 for one week, please contact us for more information

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

- Program Coordination: Including pre-trip Orientation Manual, program set up and preparation materials, in-country placement introduction and supervision.

- Accommodation and Meals: Volunteers live with a local host family, or stay at a locally operated guesthouse or small hotel. Host families will offer private bedrooms for volunteers. All meals are provided, either with the host family or their guesthouse.

- Ground Transportation: Volunteers are provided arrival and departure airport transfers. Transportation and introduction to volunteer accommodations/host family and to the work site is provided on arrival via local bus.*Daily transport costs are the volunteers' responsibility, although we try to confirm accommodations within walking distance to work sites. Most volunteers live on-site at the research/national park centers.

- Project Coordinator and On-site support: Our local Project Coordinators ensure your program operates as it should. Site inspections and exploratory trips are continuous conducted to ensure program integrity. On-site briefing materials and 24/7 emergency support is provided to all volunteers.

- Letter of Completion: Volunteers will receive an official letter from A Broader View outlining the volunteer placement for your resume/CV, or as a letter of reference.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine
  • Organic Farming
  • Orphans
  • Parks
  • Reforestation
  • Senior Citizens
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Tree Planting
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife
  • Women

Typical Volunteer

Volunteers are open minded, looking for an alternative travel experience. Our volunteers come from all nations, ages, races and backgrounds. Volunteers should be self-starters with a sense of adventure and caring spirit.

Age Range

17 years old

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

12-24 hours