These unique placements are suitable for those who already have some knowledge of Spanish and want to totally immerse themselves in the language and Ecuadorian culture.
Spend your first week at the Spanish School in beautiful Quito, the capital, to help you prepare for your placement. Whilst there, explore the Teleferico gondola with amazing views over the city, the Mitad del Mundo straddling the Equator, the old town (a World Heritage site) whilst living with Spanish speaking local families.
Volunteer in placements on mainland Ecuador including teaching in schools, teaching in street children projects and looking after rescued jungle animals. On the Galapagos, work in an Eco Lodge on Isabela Island, teach English, Computers and PE also on Isabela Island, work in conservation helping clear all the invasive plants on Cristobal island and also on Cristobal coach football combined with teaching English. Living and working on The Galapagos is a truly amazing experience!
- Total immersion into the Spanish Language by living with a Spanish speaking family, spending your first week at the Spanish school in Quito and working in a Spanish speaking project
- Experience this delightful South American country with its gentle people, beautiful culture and way of life
- Combine two or more placements and live in different parts of Ecuador and visit the Galapagos
- Work in a school, street children project, look after rescued jungle animals, work in land conservation, teach, coach football, work in an Eco Lodge