Affordable Volunteer Abroad Programs | Starting USD200 only!


Cambodia: Phnom Penh
China: Beijing, Shanghai
Costa Rica: San Jose
Ecuador: Cuenca, Esmeraldas, Galapagos Islands and 3 other cities
Ghana: Accra, Kumasi, Tamale
Honduras: La Ceiba
India: Bangalore, Delhi and 2 other cities
Kenya: Mombasa, Nairobi, Rural
Nepal: Kathmandu
Peru: Ayacucho, Cusco, Huancayo and 6 other cities
Philippines: Ormoc, Tacloban City
South Africa: Cape Town (Kaapstad)
Spain: Valencia
Sri Lanka: Colombo Central, Galle, Pinnawela
Tanzania: Arusha, Moshi
Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Kanchanaburi
Vietnam: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Program Duration

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


All Year round - Start on any Date!


VS receives most of its' volunteers from the US, Canada, Australia, UK and Europe, from all walks of life, and range in age from high school to retirees. Most programs do not require special skills or experience, just an open mind and a desire to reach out to those in need in non-western countries. We also send many student groups abroad each year to help out on various projects.

Minimum Education

High School


  • English

Cost in US$:

Starting at 200.

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Food
  • Housing

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Animal Welfare
  • Building/construction Projects
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Community Health
  • Computer Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Disability Issues
  • Eco-tourism
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Marine Conservation
  • Media Work
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Parks
  • Seniors
  • Social Services, Social Work
  • Sports Volunteering
  • Street Kids
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Veterinary
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Age Range

16 and up

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

2-8 weeks

Institution Affiliates:

WYSE Work Abroad