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Youth Programs in Chile

Locations

Chile: Santiago, Vina del Mar

Program Duration

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

Dates

Throughout the year

Qualifications

No qualifications required.

Languages

  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Varies by duration. Contact us for details.

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure Support: International Volunteers staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help volunteers to prepare for their travels.

* Airport Pickup: Volunteers are met at the airport in Santiago and provided with transportation to their host family or apartment

* In-country Orientation: Each volunteer program starts with a two to three day orientation which covers important topics on the logistics of living and working in Chile. Spanish classes are also provided.

* In-country Staff Support: International Volunteers Chile coordinator has years of experience working with visitors to Chile. She is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

* Accommodations: Participants can choose between staying with a local host family or in an apartment. Participants staying with a host family are provided with a room and breakfast and dinner each day. By living with a family, participants will learn about the day to day rhythms of Chilean life first hand as well as sample traditional meals not usually available in restaurants.

* Participants who choose to stay in an apartment have the flexibility of preparing meals at home and the opportunity to sample the many restaurants in Viña. This housing option is perfect for participants needing more independence.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

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

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application