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Study Abroad – Biochemistry and Environmental Sciences


Jamaica: Kingston, Rural Areas

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks


available all year

Travel Types

  • Eco Tours
  • Ecology
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Hiking
  • Homestay
  • Nature Tours
  • Student Tours


Must be a graduate of a high school

Type of Programs

  • Cultural Exploration
  • Student Exchange


  • English

Cost in US$:

see website -prices vary based on length of time

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

* Airport pick up and transfer to accommodation
* Shared accommodation
* Daily breakfast and dinner
* Orientation on arrival
* Internet access
* Pre-Arrival Assistance
* In country support


volunteer services

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Cooking
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Drama
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Festivals
  • Public Health
  • Senior Citizens
  • Sports

Typical Volunteer

The typical Gap year volunteer is a graduate of a high school taking a year off before going to college

Age Range

17 years & over

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Guest House
  • Home-stays
  • Independent living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of minimum 4

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad

Jamaica Volunteer Programs is a Christianity based organization. We do not require our participants to be of the same faith. Our volunteers will not be involved in religious proselytizing.