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Community Interns and Volunteers

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks

Term

Throughout the year

Qualifications

Must be 18 years or older, mature and with a clean police record
Spanish language skills are useful but not essential
Open-minded and willing to live in a rustic communal setting essential
High level of enthusiasm and energy for making a difference in our students' lives

Intern Types

  • Creative Writing
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater, Drama, & Dance

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

USD 200-275 per week (community home-stays available at $200 per week)

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

Pre-arrival support
Accommodation and 3 meals a day

Salary/Pay

n/a

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Conservation
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Marine Conservation
  • Music
  • Recreation
  • Sports
  • Tutor
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Our volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds, with many having experience in biology, recreation or teaching

Age Range

18 and over

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-8

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network