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Learn Spanish and Volunteer in the Dominican Republic


Dominican Republic: Cabarete, Puerto Plata, Sosua

Program Duration

2-4 Week


every 2nd Monday all year round; Please note: Project availabilities can be limited due to holiday seasons.


volunteering placement depending on volunteer's skills & interests


  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • Spanish
  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 720.00

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Language instruction

Program Fees Include:

* 2 weeks Spanish Group Course Standard (20 les/wk) - 1 IIC lesson is 45 min.

* 2 weeks Volunteering placement (min 15 h/wk)

* Student care throughout the 4-week program

* Spanish study material

* City orientation at program start

* Free WIFI at school

* Activities and excursions (free/paid) organized by the IIC student facilitator

(Accommodation and airport pick-up can be booked additionaly. Prolongation of the Spanish course and/or Volunteer Program can also be booked at extra charge.
Lunch with a Dominican family available in some projects (to be paid on site)

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Gender Issues
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Marketing
  • Microfinance
  • Music
  • Public Health
  • Recreation
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Translation
  • Tree Planting
  • Tutor
  • Veterinary Science
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day