Location
  • Dominican Republic
    • Santo Domingo
Length
2 to 50 weeks

Program Details

Language
English
Age Min.
16
Age Max
99
Timeframe
Short Term Spring Break Summer Winter Year Round
Housing
Apartment Guesthouse Host Family
Groups
Small Group (1-15)
Travel Type
Budget Family Senior Travelers Solo Women

Pricing

Starting Price
$1,112 USD
Price Details
We do this to encourage longer stays, recognizing that longer stays lead to more significant volunteer work and more energy contributed in the form of donated time in place of money! ​The minimum contribution starts at €140 per week and includes ​Welcome Service at the airport and transport to your placement location, ​double room at one of our fully equipped guesthouse apartments with WiFi and washing machine, free Spanish language classes and a special program donation. If you wish a single room upgrade add €50 per week and an all in Host Family homestay (including meals) upgrade is €150 per week, including a private bedroom and two meals per day.
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Airport Transfers Wifi
What's Not Included
Airfare Domestic Airfare Meals SIM cards Transportation Travel Insurance Visa
Jul 17, 2021

About Program

If you find yourself daydreaming of exotic destinations and fun-filled adventures and the thought of a repetitive 9-5 job bores you, a volunteer or internship placement in the Dominican Republic may be just what you need. Aldeas de Paz now offers a wide range of programs & activities to students who want to get a head start in their career and gain first-hand experience in one or more of the following programs:
●  Youth Care & Community Intervention
●  Diving & Marine Conservation,
●  Medicine, Healthcare & Dental Care
●  Social Multi-Media Journalism
●  NGO Administration and Management
●  Animal Rescue & Farm Maintenance
● Diving & Marine Conservation

We encourage volunteers & interns to form schedules that work for them. You decide how many hours you want to work and for how many days per week in which program. Additionally, volunteers have a unique chance to present and implement their own ideas and projects! Share your vision and gain our support!

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Program Highlights

  • Gain insight into all aspect of the running of an NGO, teach English, computer literacy, first aid or sport classes,
  • Practice and further develop your social media skills while experiencing a foreign culture!
  • Gain invaluable hands-on experience in medicine, health care or dental care, working side by side with medical staff at a local clinic!
  • Learn diving and help protect the marine environment and enjoy fun-filled adventures!
  • Gain practical experiences while building relationships with leaders in the field and kick-start your career!

Program Impact

A typical volunteer or intern needs to be enthusiastic, willing to learn, ready for a challenge, have a desire to take initiative and dedicate a lot of caring and passion to the position. Friendliness, care, commitment and patience are just a few important qualities. We welcome individual volunteers, families and groups regardless of age, experience, or background.

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