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Immerse yourself in the Caribbean culture and join IVHQ as a volunteer in Jamaica! The IVHQ Jamaica program is located the parish of St Mary, nearby the popular port town of Ocho Rios. You can choose to contribute on one of 11 volunteer projects including Teaching, Kindergarten, Animal and Veterinary Care, Sports Development and Business and Community Development.
Volunteers are accommodated alongside other international volunteers in either a homestay with a local family, or a dormitory-style volunteer house and are provided with a continental-style breakfast every morning. The IVHQ Jamaica program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, breakfast and 24/7 in-country support.
- Programs are available year-round in Jamaica at an affordable price of US$395 for 1 week
- The IVHQ Jamaica program begins on the first and third Monday of every month. You can choose to volunteer for durations ranging from 1 week to 4 weeks.
- The Jamaica program is based in the parish of St Mary in the northeast of Jamaica.
- Jamaica program fees include 24/7 in-country support, airport pick-up, program orientation, volunteer placement, accommodation, breakfast.
- Unique add-ons available, including Blue Hole, cave, lagoon and city tours, as well as cooking and dance classes
Volunteer your time with a dog shelter in Jamaica and help with the care and rehoming of stray dogs. On this project you will gain experience looking after animals while providing the dogs with human companionship, medical treatment and everyday care.
Support local Jamaican youth and promote sustainable farming practices by volunteering in Jamaica! This project encourages youth to get involved in agriculture and develop an interest in farming, beekeeping, soap making, paper making and other skills which may help generate future income opportunities.