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Organic farming in Canoa via INTVS/ from 170US$

Program Duration

2-4 Week, 3-6 Month, 5-8 Week, 1-2 Year, 7-12 Month, 9-12 Week, Alternative Spring Break, Multiple Year, Summer


- Minimum 18 years old
- Some knowledge of Spanish is very handy, but not necessary as the farm owners speak English. The other employees that you would have to work with however do not.
- Deep interest for permaculture / agroecology
- Skills or interest in the following: English teaching, ecotourism, marketing and communications, art and crafts, social media, alternative energy, public relations and hospitality, cooking, media, or computers.
- Patient, tolerant and hardworking, enthusiastic, and must have the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

Minimum Education

High School


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Program fee starts at 19 USD per day. Please contact us to get information on all program fees.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training

Program Fees Include:

* Airport Pickup
* Accommodation (Food and lodging) at the local NGO dormitory
* 1 to 2-Day Orientation
* Presentation of aims and structure of the local NGO
* Short introduction to Vietnam and the local area
* Practical information and arrangements
* 1-2 hours of basic Vietnamese (& possibly a chance to practice with a local volunteer)
* Sightseeing and exposure tour in Hanoi
* Visit to Host Placement(s) primarily with a program director.
* 1- day Mid-term Evaluation (for those who stay for 6 months and over)
* 1- day Final Evaluation
* On-going support and supervision during the program
* Local transportation to the volunteer site

INTVS charges its own fee of 185€ regardless of the time that a volunteer stays abroad. This covers:
* Volunteer support prior to, during, and after the volunteer experience (in English, French & Spanish)
* All necessary preparatory information including;
* Visas
* Vaccinations
* Travel/Medical Insurance
* Police Check form
* The program (the site, schedule, role…)
* Local contacts & important numbers
* History, demographics & local norms
* What to bring
* Do’s and don’ts
* Work and travel costs that INTVS staff incur to check up on and document the programs on a regular basis


All volunteers of this program are provided a monthly mini grant worth 75 U.S$, which they can spend on a project of their choice.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Biological Research
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Organic Farming

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

5 minutes