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Volunteer in Ecuador. An Amazing Adventure Abroad!


Ecuador: Calderon, Quito

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks




Everyone can help. No professional qualifications necessary. If you enjoy nurturing children, or working with your hands to improve their living conditions, you can be a valuable resource on this program.


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 2,295/1wk - 2,495/ 2wks

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

The service program fee supports the host partner's on-going development work, and also cover your meals, lodging, transportation to and from the work site, project expenses, administrative costs, and the services of a trained team leader. All costs, including airfare, are tax-deductible for U.S. tax-payers.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counseling
  • Disability Issues
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine
  • Orphans
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Tutor
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Our volunteers are culturally curious and open-minded people looking to help improve the lives of children. They enjoy Latin American culture, and 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

adults, children ages 12-plus with parent

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 12-15

Scholarships are Available

Check with us throughout the year for scholarship and fundraising opportunities.

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

12 hours

Post Services Include

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