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Volunteer in Cuba and Build a Bridge of Friendship

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks


Programs start year-round!


Everyone can help. No professional qualifications necessary. If you enjoy tutoring, assisting adults, or working with your hands to garden or improve living conditions, you can be a valuable resource on this program. Specialists can apply their professional skills.


  • English

Cost in US$:

Program fees start from $2795

Program Fees Include:

Tax-deductible program fees! The program fee is used to support community development projects as well as:
- All Meals: Delicious local cuisine
- Accommodations: Comfortable and safe tourist-class hotels or casa particulares (B&Bs)
- Ground Transportation: Airport and community project transportation
- Team Leadership: Local Global Volunteers staff or volunteer team leaders
- Project Materials: Resources to sustain community projects
- Program Coordination: The costs for project management, 24-hour emergency phone, community evaluation visits, team orientation materials, volunteer preparation, emergency evacuation insurance, and international staff training.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Cooking
  • Economic Development
  • English Teaching
  • Senior Citizens
  • Tutor
  • Women

Typical Volunteer

Our volunteers are culturally curious and open-minded people looking to help improve the lives of children. They are all ages, from various ethnic backgrounds, and of all different professions, such as educators, students, laborers, medical professionals, full-time parents, computer professionals, artists, lawyers and the like.

Age Range

12 to 80+

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Please contact us throughout the year to learn about fundraising, scholarships and matching grants.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

12 hours

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home