IVHQ offers a range of highly affordable volunteer programs in Bogota, Colombia. While Spanish is not required in order to participate in the program, some conversational skills are recommended. IVHQ can provide discounted lessons to interested volunteers. Participants have the opportunity to join a variety of projects, including construction projects, working with disadvantaged children, volunteering to teach, working with the elderly, and much more.

Current IVHQ Volunteer Programs in Colombia:

  • Teaching
  • Childcare
  • Caring for the Elderly
  • Feeding the Homeless
  • Construction and Renovation


  • Volunteers either stay in a volunteer house or with a host-family
  • Volunteer programs are available anywhere from 1 week to 6 months
  • Programs in Colombia start on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month
  • At any given time there are about 5-20 IVHQ volunteers in Colombia
  • Spanish lessons can be provided for interested volunteers
  • All volunteers receive a culture and language orientation upon arrival