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Philippines: Orphanage

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months

Dates

This program in ongoing, so you can decide when to participate

Qualifications

Volunteers do not necessarily need care giving experience, just energy, enthusiasm, an open mind and an open heart. Orphanages often operate with very limited resources and volunteers must possess a high level of creativity and flexibility.

Languages

  • English
  • Waray

Cost in US$:

Varies by duration. Contact us for information.

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure Support: Our expert staff will be happy to assist you with planning your trip
* Airport Pickup: Participants are met when they arrive at the airport in Tacloban and brought to their homestay
* In-Country Orientation: Each program starts with a 2-3 day orientation to help participants get their feet on the ground and able to navigate the island.
* In-country Staff Support: Our coordinator in the Philippines has years of experience working with Volunteers She is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.
* Accommodations: Participants stay in with local host families and experience the warm hospitality of the Philippines and are provided with home cooked meals.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Orphans
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical international volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. We have placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic and inquisitive. Age Range: 18 and older

Age Range

18-81

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application