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Affordable Volunteering Abroad in China: Costs from USD 270

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month


Programs start on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month


Volunteers must be over 18 years of age at the beginning of the program and have at least a high school education.


  • English

Cost in US$:

Program Fees start from 270

Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country

Program Fees Include:

Volunteers pay a registration fee of USD 279 which covers 24/7 support from IVHQ staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

They then pay a program fee, dependent on the duration of their volunteer program, which covers accommodation and meals during volunteer placement period, airport pick up, orientation, program supervision, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs. Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations (where required).

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Orphans
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Youth

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-3

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad