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Galapagos & Ecuador Volunteer Abroad Summer Program


Ecuador: Galapagos Islands, Otavalo, Quito

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks


There is no minimum or maximum age required to join our Summer Abroad Program, although volunteers should be mature and understand the importance and meaning of their work for the community. No experience is necessary, but experience working with children and/or in conservation work is ideal.

Minimum Education

High School

Type of Programs

  • Adventure Travel
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Cultural Exploration


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

2996 USD

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

- In-country orientation
- Airport pick-up and drop-off (bus transfer, see Travel Information)
- Accommodation during the project (see Life in the Project for more information)
- 1-3 meals per day (see Life in the Project for more information)
- Contributions to the local volunteer projects
- 24/7 in-country regular and emergency support
- Thoroughly researched and personalized projects
- Pre-departure information
- Internet, safe box, and other basic necessities
- Cultural and tourist activities detailed in the itinerary, including transportation
- Airfare to the Galapagos Islands

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Organic Farming
  • Reforestation
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 4

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • Phone/Video Interview