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Most Affordable Community Development Programs in Ecuador

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Dates

First and third Mondays of each month

Qualifications

No qualification required

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Most affordable: from USD 150

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

Program fee varies according to the duration (from US$ 150 for one week to US$ 132 per week if staying 12 weeks and includes:
Orientation, accommodation, 3 meals per day, support from the local staff, program supervision, in-country 24/7 support throughout your program, in-country administration costs and donation to support your project.
Registration Fee is USD 189 and includes:
Marketing costs, pre and post placement support from our staff, a complete country information guide, volunteer training booklet, detailed information about the program, administration costs, travel costs to run inspection visits in all locations, communication costs, and office staff.
Extra costs are the costs to prepare for your trip and leisure activities when in country.
Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations (if necessary).

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Cooking

Typical Volunteer

Most volunteers are from 18 to 30 years old, but we also receive older volunteers on our programs. Everybody is welcome regardless of their age.

Age Range

minimum age requirement 18 years old

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

30 days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network