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Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something. Do you want to start?

This is a unique program directed offering you the possibility to do volunteer work at any field related with Dominican sociocultural, economic or environmental needs. These will be coordinated through local non-governmental agencies and state service institutions.

Types of Projects
As an education volunteer you will introduce innovative teaching methodologies, encourage critical thinking in the classroom, and integrate issues like health education and environmental awareness into English, math, science and other subjects.
Youth in Development
You will engage in a wide variety of outreach projects concerning at-risk children or youth, adult literacy, health or HIV/AIDS education, environmental awareness, development of libraries and resource centers, and information technology.
Community Economic Development
You will work in education, private businesses, public organizations, government offices, cooperatives, women’s and youth groups, and more. Information and communications technology (ICT) Volunteers help communities capitalize on technologies by teaching computer and multimedia skills, developing regional databases, and implementing networks for non-governmental organizations, businesses and government offices.

As an agriculture volunteer you will work with small farmers to increase food production while promoting environmental conservation practices.

As an environment volunteer you will work on a wide variety of activities, from teaching environmental awareness to planting trees within a community.

Program Details

  • Program Type
    • Volunteering
  • Location
  • Program for an individual or for a group
  • Program highlights
    • Share your culture and raise awareness about intercultural understanding.
    • Get to know the Dominican culture and learn Spanish.
    • Share with people from different backgrounds and boost your communication skills.
    • Gain important skills for your future job life.
    • Interculutral competences.

What's included in your experience

  • Housing
  • Host Family Placement
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Meals
  • Continuous Support
  • Orientations during your time abroad
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience
  • Individual Contact Person
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Domestic Transport
  • Internship Placement
  • Language Instruction

What you are responsible for

  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • Re-entry Orientation
  • Airfare
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Visa and Passport Fees
  • Stipend
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vaccinations
  • Teaching Materials