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Volunteer at an Orphanage in the Philippines

Program Duration

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

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

throughout the year

Qualifications

No qualifications required.

Intern Types

  • Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family and Home Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Languages

  • English
  • Waray

Cost in US$:

Costs vary, please contact us for details

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

Pre-departure Support: ELI's expert staff will be happy to assist you with planning your trip

Airport Pickup: Participants are met when they arrive at the airport in Tacloban and brought to their homestay

In-Country Orientation: Each program starts with a 2-3 day orientation to help participants get their feet on the ground and able to navigate the island.

In-country Staff Support: ELI's coordinator in the Philippines has years of experience working with Volunteers She is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

Accommodations: Participants stay in with local host families and experience the warm hospitality of the Philippines and are provided with home cooked meals.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Academic Reinforcement
  • Childcare/children
  • Community Centers
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Primary Education
  • Recreation
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Services, Social Work
  • Street Kids
  • Tutor
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive.

Age Range

18 and older

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Written Application