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Intern & Volunteer Abroad: from USD180

Locations

Bolivia: Cochabamba, Rural Areas
China: Beijing, Chengde, Rural Areas and 2 other cities
Ecuador: Ambato, Cuenca, Galapagos Islands and 5 other cities
Ethiopia: Addis Ababa, Rural Areas
Ghana: Accra, Cape Coast and 2 other cities
Kenya: Maasai Mara, Mombasa, Nairobi and 2 other cities
Mexico: Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puerto Vallarta and 2 other cities
Nepal: Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Dhangadhi and 4 other cities
Tanzania: Arusha, Dar Es Salaam, Kilimanjaro and 2 other cities
Uganda: Jinja, Kampala, Rural Areas

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month, 7-12 Month, 1-2 Year, Multiple Year

Term

Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Trimester, Academic Year, Throughout the year, May Term

Dates

You can start any week of the year (with advanced notice).

Travel Types

  • Language Immersion
  • Volunteering
  • Homestay
  • Photography
  • Tours
  • Safari
  • Native Culture Studies
  • Eco Tours

Qualifications

Volunteer/Intern Requirements:

* Age Requirement: You can apply on your own if you are 18 years or over at the start of the program. For participants who are 15-17 years old at the start of the program, it is possible to enroll if the legal guardian gives permission and signs our waiver form to waive our liability.
* Language Requirement: You must be able to speak English. (Also, for Latin America, basic Spanish is strongly recommended.)
* Cooperation and Adaptability: You should be able to work well with others, including people who are quite different from yourself. Also, you should be able to adapt to foreign environments, other cultures, and new situations. There is a need for international volunteers to be cooperative and flexible. The success of doing a project abroad also depends on you.
* Be Respectful, Flexible, and Willing to Learn
* Have a Positive Attitude and an Open Mind
* Provide Regular Email Feedback for Evaluation Purposes

Note: Some positions may require volunteers/interns have relevant training or certification.

Intern Types

  • Construction
  • Dentistry
  • Agriculture
  • Web Design
  • International Trade
  • Sustainable Development
  • Spanish
  • Human Rights
  • Sales
  • Real Estate
  • Sports
  • Field-Study
  • Fashion Business
  • Development
  • Journalism
  • Culinary Arts / Cooking
  • Tourism
  • Hotel/Restaurant/Hospitality
  • Medicine
  • Law
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Animal Sciences
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences
  • Women's Studies
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Technology
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Social Sciences
  • Religious Studies
  • Psychology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Photography
  • Nursing
  • Music
  • Marketing, Ad, PR
  • Linguistics
  • Landscape Architecture
  • International Relations
  • Information Systems
  • Humanities
  • Human Resources
  • Health Sciences
  • Graphic Design
  • Forestry
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Finance
  • Family and Home Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Management
  • English as a Second Language
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Criminal Justice
  • Creative Writing
  • Counseling
  • Computer Science
  • Media (Radio, TV, & Film)
  • Communications
  • Business Admin, Management
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Architecture
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Admin (Hospitality, Sports)
  • Admin (Health Services)
  • Accounting

Type of Programs

  • Summer Jobs
  • Student Tours
  • Cultural Exploration
  • Language Immersion
  • Community Service / Volunteerism
  • Adventure Travel
  • Study Abroad

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

Affordable program fees start from only USD 180 (for 1 week) to USD 2300 (for 6 months). A typical 1-month program fee is USD 490.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support

Program Fees Include:

What is included?
* Accommodation and Meals
* 24/7 Hotline for Local Support
* Program Orientation
* Work Placement

What is not included?
* International and Local Transportation Costs
* Visa Application Costs
* Medical/Travel Insurance (Optional but Recommended)

Local public transportation costs are very affordable (from USD0.1-0.8 depending on the location). Since accommodation and meals are both included, many participants find USD20 enough for their weekly personal expense, but this figure can vary largely depending on your personal spending habit.

Program Length --- Program Fee USD
1 Week --- 180
2 Weeks --- 330
3 Weeks --- 410
1 Month (4 Weeks) --- 490
5 Weeks --- 580
6 Weeks --- 670
2 Months (8 Weeks) --- 860
10 Weeks --- 1050
3 Months --- 1250
4 Months --- 1590
5 Months --- 1950
6 Months --- 2300

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Academic Reinforcement
  • Adult Education
  • Agriculture
  • Aids
  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts
  • Athletics
  • Banking
  • Building Maintenance
  • Building/construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare/children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Community Health
  • Community Organizing
  • Computer Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Consciousness-raising
  • Conservation
  • Cooking
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Cutting Wood
  • Dental Volunteering
  • Disability Issues
  • Driving
  • Drug Or Alcohol Recovery
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Elderly
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Family Planning
  • Festivals
  • Food
  • Gardening
  • Gender Issues
  • Global Warming
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Handicapped
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Historic Preservation
  • Home Visit
  • Homelessness
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Income-generation
  • Indigenous Issues
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Media Work
  • Medicine
  • Micro-enterprise
  • Microcredit
  • Minority Groups
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Office Work
  • Organizational Development
  • Orphans
  • Peace
  • Playgrounds
  • Primary Education
  • Professional Services
  • Public Education
  • Public Policy
  • Public Speaking Coordination
  • Reception
  • Recreation
  • Relief
  • Religious Instructor
  • Renovation
  • Repairs
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Secondary Education
  • Self Help
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Services, Social Work
  • Sports Volunteering
  • Street Kids
  • Teaching
  • Teaching Accounting
  • Technical Assistance
  • Tourism
  • Translation
  • Transportation
  • Tree Planting
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer Management
  • Water
  • Wildlife Surveying
  • Women
  • Writing
  • Youth
  • Youth Development
  • Youth Ministry

Age Range

Over 15 Years Old

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

48 hours

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network
  • Alumni Network