Volunteer Ecuador

Volunteer Ecuador

Make new friends, learn a new language and experience the life and culture of Ecuador.

Use your energy and skills to demonstrate your solidarity by supporting a health, education, community development or environmental conservation project which benefits local communities in Ecuador.

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While you contribute joy and support, you benefit from meeting other people, and sharing their culture, their language and their hopes.

The VIP program is coordinated and implemented by the international network of members of the Federation Experiment in International Living (EIL Federation) www.experiment.org

There are people who need your help – are you ready?

Individual Volunteer Program

The volunteer program (Volunteers for International Partnership – VIP) is a unique opportunity to share knowledge and contribute to a project of your interest such as health, education, community development and environmental conservation.

Social welfare projects:

  • Child care assistance at children´s centers
  • Working with needy elderly
  • Working with people with special needs (physical therapy, education and workshops)
  • Teaching English
  • Assisting medical personnel in hospitals and health centers

Environmental conservation projects:

  • Assisting agroecological projects
  • Supporting the protection of the cloud forest
  • Animal rescue assistance
  • Support the protection of tropical forests
  • Evironmental education and solid waste management


Requirements

  • 18 years and older
  • Be communicative, flexible and adaptable to a new culture

Costs and length


The volunteer programs are from 2 to 12 months

The individual includes

  • Food throughout the program
  • 80 hours language course and guidance
  • Certificate at the end of the program
  • Information on projects and accommodations in Ecuador
  • Help with travel arrangements and visa
  • Health insurance

The Volunteer program does not include

  • International Air Ticket
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel documents, airport taxes, personal expenses

Group Volunteer Program

EIL Ecuador offers the opportunity to do volunteer work in groups, combined with other activities, as a means of facilitating integration into the community.

Voluntariado 9 The community service may be short or long term.

The participants perform volunteer work for a short period during our spring and summer programs.

Requirements

  • Be communicative, flexible and adaptable to a new culture
  • Be creative and innovative

Costs and length

From 3 to 15 days.

Contact us for prices

Groups include

  • Reception at the airport on arrival
  • Homestay
  • Food throughout the program
  • EIL support and service coordination during the program
  • Language course and guidance
  • Certificate at the end of the program
  • Information on projects and accommodations in Ecuador
  • Help with travel arrangements and visa
  • Health insurance

Volunteer does not include

  • International Air Ticket
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel documents, airport taxes, personal expenses

Our partners for the volunteer program

logo-vip-lgVIP:
partnershipvolunteers.org

weltwärts:
www.experiment-ev.de

16+:
http://www.experiment-ev.de

logoIJFD:
http://www.experiment-ev.de

GCYGlobal Citizen Year:
www.globalcitizenyear.org

TBBThinking Beyond Borders:
thinkingbeyondborders.org

Escribanos ahoraFor more information: infoin@eilecuador.org

FAQs

How long is the program?

It is a minimum of 8 weeks (some programs are longer), which includes 4 weeks of Spanish classes and 4 weeks of volunteer work.

When do I need to apply?

We receive applications up to 8 weeks before the program starts

In which areas can I volunteer?

We have social, educational, cultural, environmental and health projects

When do the volunteer programs start?

The volunteer programs are available all year around. You can start your program on the first weekend of each month

What are the program requirements?

- Be 18 years old or older

- Be interested in learning and sharing your skills

- Want to collaborate and support communities with  assigned work tasks

- Be in good health

How many hours a week do I work?

Between 30 and 40 hours per week

Where will I stay?

Homestay or in some cases, accommodation for volunteers

We are social!

Request information

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