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Spanish Language Training and Volunteer Programs in Ecuador


Ecuador: Intag, Puyo, Quito and 2 other cities

Program Duration

3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, Multiple Year, 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks


Open all year


There are no specific qualifications necessary.


  • English
  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

USD 1,600 - USD 1,800

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

* Airport pick-up upon arrival.
* Welcome dinner for participants.
* Welcome orientation session including a short trip to the downtown area, and instructions on how to take public transit.
* Organization of the homestay (private room), two meals per day (breakfast and dinner, Monday-Saturday), and weekly laundry services.
* Coordination of clinical placements.
* One-day Quito tours can be arranged with a teacher for free (1 per week).
* Coordination of 40 hours of Spanish classes
* Organization of extra activities: salsa classes, tours, cultural activities, and museum visits. This allows the students to learn more about local culture, history and language.
*24/7 in-country support.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Dental
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Organic Farming
  • Public Health
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Tourism
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

An SVE volunteer is someone who wants to have a unique volunteer experience, learn Spanish, and come away feeling fulfilled and enriched. Our volunteers are typically those involved in medical, dental, or nursing programs, as well as development studies.

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Other

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 weeks