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Volunteer Abroad in Ecuador - Volunteering Projects Overseas
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Volunteer Abroad in Ecuador - Volunteering Projects Overseas

Locations

Ecuador: Banos, Cayambe, Cuenca and 6 other cities

Causes

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine
  • Organic Farming
  • Orphans
  • Parks
  • Reforestation
  • Senior Citizens
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Tree Planting
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife
  • Women

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

Flexible start/end dates

Participation Guidelines

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

Cost in USD per week

Starting at 895 for one week, please contact us for more information

Program Includes:

- Program Coordination: Including pre-trip Orientation Manual, program set up and preparation materials, in-country placement introduction and supervision.

- Accommodation and Meals: Volunteers live with a local host family, or stay at a locally operated guesthouse or small hotel. Host families will offer private bedrooms for volunteers. All meals are provided, either with the host family or their guesthouse.

- Ground Transportation: Volunteers are provided arrival and departure airport transfers. Transportation and introduction to volunteer accommodations/host family and to the work site is provided on arrival via local bus.*Daily transport costs are the volunteers' responsibility, although we try to confirm accommodations within walking distance to work sites. Most volunteers live on-site at the research/national park centers.

- Project Coordinator and On-site support: Our local Project Coordinators ensure your program operates as it should. Site inspections and exploratory trips are continuous conducted to ensure program integrity. On-site briefing materials and 24/7 emergency support is provided to all volunteers.

- Letter of Completion: Volunteers will receive an official letter from A Broader View outlining the volunteer placement for your resume/CV, or as a letter of reference.

Accommodation Options

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

17 years or older. Volunteers should have a sense of adventure (most transport in Ecuador is done on local buses), a self starter attitude and a caring spirit. Volunteers should be proficient in Spanish for rural placements, basic Spanish needed for urban placements in Quito and Cuenca.

Application Procedures

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume