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Volunteer and Learn on the Blackfeet Reservation, Montana

Program Duration

1-2 Week


May through September

Travel Types

  • Student Tours
  • Tours


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.


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 995

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

The service program fee supports the community's on-going development program, and also covers your meals, lodging, transportation at the work site, project expenses, administrative costs, and the services of a trained team leader. The service program cost does not cover free-time expenses, or your airfare (or other means of transportation to the host community). All costs, including airfare, are tax-deductible for U.S. tax-payers.

Experience Required


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

USA volunteers are culturally curious and open-minded people looking to contribute to a community development project and to improve their understanding of different ways of life, and the social struggles in developing communities. They 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

Minor with parent through age 90

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 15-18

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

12 hours

Post Services Include

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