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Volunteer and Learn on the Blackfeet Reservation, Montana

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks

Dates

Programs from May through September

Travel Types

  • Student Tours
  • Tours

Qualifications

Everyone can offer an important service. This volunteer program is open to any English speaker who enjoys working with children or seniors, or who can assist with general light construction and building repair, landscaping, painting, or who can offer professional skills such as youth counseling, chemical dependency counseling, marketing, computer research and the like. Volunteers must be willing to serve as a member of a team and take direction from local leaders.

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

Program fees start from $1045

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Tax-deductible program fees! The program fee is used to support community development projects as well as:
- All Meals: Delicious local cuisine
- Accommodations: Comfortable and safe dormitory style lodging
- Ground Transportation: Airport and community project transportation
- Team Leadership: Local Global Volunteers staff or volunteer team leaders
- Project Materials: Resources to sustain community projects
- Program Coordination: The costs for project management, 24-hour emergency phone, community evaluation visits, team orientation materials, volunteer preparation, emergency evacuation insurance, and international staff training.

Credit Available

yes

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Marketing
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Parks
  • Recreation
  • Senior Citizens
  • Social Work
  • Tree Planting
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Our volunteers are culturally curious and open-minded people looking to help improve the lives of children. They enjoy Latin American culture, and are all ages, from various ethnic backgrounds, and of all different professions, such as educators, students, laborers, medical professionals, full-time parents, computer professionals, artists, lawyers and the like.

Age Range

8 to 80+

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Please contact us throughout the year to learn about fundraising, scholarships and matching grants.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

12 hours

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home