• Dominican Republic
    • Santiago
1 to 36 weeks

Program Details

Age Min.
Age Max
Spring Break Summer Winter Year Round
Guesthouse Hotel
Small Group (1-15) Medium Group (16-30) Large Group (31+)
Travel Type
Budget Solo Women


Starting Price
Price Details
Volunteer Service Learning programs start at $570 per week. Programs include:
- Airport pick-up
– Orientation, walking tour, and safety presentation
– Official program certificate
– Tours – hiking, river, beach and more
– Three meals a day
– Letter of recommendation
– Open 7 days a week, including holidays-We have great home base facilities!
– Emergency contact number 24/7
– Free Merengue lessons
– Free Spanish language tutoring
– Free coffee & tea
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Equipment Meals Transportation Wifi
What's Not Included
Airfare Airport Transfers SIM cards Travel Insurance Visa
Jul 18, 2018
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About Program

Caritas Smile is a non-profit organization that connects intent with action. We work with individuals looking to volunteer and change their own lives by positively influencing the lives of women and children in need in Latin America and the United States. Volunteers make a difference in a multitude of ways, by imparting education, training, resources, and myriads of cheer and hope.

Caritas Smile service learning programs include: Teaching English, Volunteering to rebuild a school, Rebuilding or help to build a home, Conducting art/music/dance lessons for youth, Working in a children's clinic.

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Program Highlights

  • Tour off the beaten path areas, hike in the mountains, swim in the river!
  • Learn Spanish and how to dance merengue with the locals!
  • Help to re-build a home or a school for a family!
  • Mentor women and children!
  • Clean up baseball fields and play ball with kids!

Program Impact

Gain leadership experience, learn a new language and culture, engage with communities, rebuild a home or school, mentor kids, teach English, teach art, teach music, travel to off the beaten path locations, hike in the mountains, swim in breathtaking rivers, give back to communities and make a difference in the world!

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