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Get AMPED Abroad: Construction Volunteer in Ecuador

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

First and third Monday of each month

Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age. While it is not required, basic Spanish is recommended as it will allow participants an opportunity to become more immersed in their assignment.

Intern Types

  • Development
  • Engineering (Civil)
  • Landscape Architecture

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

Starting at 559

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Includes project set-up arrangements, airport pick-up, three meals per day (except Sundays), accommodations, orientation, and 24/7 emergency in-country staff support, and one time, one way transfer to project site. Participants will also receive information regarding their placement prior to their departure. Placement information, will include in-country contact information, alternative accommodations for delayed arrivals, currency exchange, phone and internet communication, laundry, etc.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Building/construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Digging
  • Fixing Fences
  • Gardening
  • Housing
  • Painting
  • Renovation
  • Repairs

Typical Volunteer

While participation is not limited to this demographic, the average age is 18-26. Participants that are flexible and open minded when it comes to cultural differences, ways of life, and work pace are those that tend to benefit most from their experience abroad, as do those that demonstrate initiative with regard to recommending and implementing changes to improve the project and to assist the staff.

Age Range

18 and over

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Transcript

Typically The Application Process Time is

2-4 weeks