South America - Internships & Volunteer Programs- Ecuador


Ecuador: Ambato, Bahia de Caraquez, Banos and 23 other cities


Experience Ecuador! Experience South America! Volunteer Work, Internships, Spanish Courses and much more.

As an international volunteer and internship organization, ELEP Volunteer & Internship Programs offers unique volunteer and internship experiences across Ecuador in Latin America/South America for individuals and groups looking for an international and rewarding personal and/or professional fulfillment. Our internship and volunteer opportunities are a great way to earn experience abroad, learn about another culture, language and way of life.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering abroad is a wonderful opportunity to make a positive contribution to the development of international communities and local people, change lives, foster personal growth and make real difference.

Our voluntary work service program is designed to provide the type of experience that traveler (student, professional, retires, gappers, career breaker, etc.) seeks as a volunteer in Ecuador. Our volunteer experience programs are available year-round lasting from 2 weeks in the following humanitarian and environmental projects:

healthcare, conservation, organic farming, teaching, construction, micro-enterprise, childcare, elderly care, human rights and legal aid, HIV/AIDS, animal care, veterinary medicine, micro-credit/finance, micro-enterprise, etc.

See a part of the world in a different light! Our volunteer experience programs are available year-round lasting from 2 weeks up to 24 weeks starting every Monday all year round.

Internship Opportunities

Interning is the best way to combine the college or university studies with a practical training experience and gain invaluable professional career experience. An internship abroad has many advantages in personal as well as in professional aspects. An Internship Experience helps students and young professional increase his/her personal marketability and help to open doors to their futures.

ELEP Volunteer & Internships Programs offers a wide variety of internship opportunities in which participants can be placed according to their interests, studies, previous work experience and future career path. Internship placements include:

Economics (finance, accounting, taxes, business administration, etc), Marketing, Foreign Trade, Human Resources, Hotel & Restaurant, Tourism, Medicine, Architecture, Engineering, Law, Social Work, Environmental Conservation, Education, Agriculture, Graphic Design, Computer, Micro Finance, Veterinary, Psychology, Media & Journalism, etc.

Invest in your future. Invest in your career. Add international work exposure to your resume with an internship experience in Ecuador and perfect your new language skills. Our internship experience programs are available year-round lasting from 4 weeks up to 24 weeks starting every Monday all year round.

Spanish Courses

No hablas espaƱol? problem. Whether you have never spoken a word of Spanish in your life, or would like to brush up on your existing skills, then well, this is the opportunity you were expecting. We provide Spanish language courses for students of all ages, levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced) and nationalities.

The best way to develop fluency in conversation, writing and reading skills in Spanish is by learning the language where it is spoken. Our courses are designed for those who wish to explore the Latin and Ecuadorian culture and gain a fruitful and successful experience. Our goal is to help you to communicate in Spanish.

ELEP Volunteer & Internships Programs is the practical choice for your volunteer or internship experience abroad.


Cheap and Affordable Volunteer and Internship Programs

Our volunteer and internship opportunities are cheap and affordable because we are direct providers and not middleman. The cost benefit is the main reason to volunteer or intern abroad with us. ELEP Volunteer & Internship Programs offers low volunteer or internship program fees in which is included: food, accommodation, in-country support, volunteer or internship placements and airport pick up.

Program Duration

1-2 weeks, 2-4 weeks, 5-8 weeks, 3-6 months (High School)


Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Throughout the year

Intern Types

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Architecture
  • Ecology
  • Engineering (Chemical)
  • Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Forestry
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Rights
  • Kinesiology/Exercise Science
  • Law
  • Occupational, Envir. Health
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Sustainable Development
  • Web Design
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Agronomy
  • Biology(General)
  • Business Admin, Management
  • Call Center
  • Dentistry
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering (Civil)
  • Engineering (Electrical)
  • English as a Second Language
  • Finance
  • Geology
  • Hotel/Restaurant/Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Interior Design
  • International Trade
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Marketing, Ad, PR
  • Media (Radio, TV, & Film)
  • Medicine
  • Museum Studies
  • Nursing
  • Photography
  • Political Science/Politics
  • Sociology
  • Tourism


  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • Spanish
  • English

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts
  • Banking
  • Building/construction Projects
  • Childcare/children
  • Community Development
  • Community Health
  • Computer Training
  • Conservation
  • Counseling
  • Dental Volunteering
  • Disability Issues
  • Drug Or Alcohol Recovery
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Elderly
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Family Planning
  • Gardening
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Journalism
  • Legal Aide
  • Marine Conservation
  • Medicine
  • Micro-enterprise
  • Microcredit
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Farming
  • Orphans
  • Painting
  • Planting
  • Reforestation
  • Refugee Relief
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Services, Social Work
  • Sports Volunteering
  • Street Kids
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Trail Building
  • Tree Planting
  • Veterinary
  • Water

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian and Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

The application process time is two weeks