Best Value & Impact-Focused Volunteer Programs in Puerto Rico

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Trusted by 113,000+ volunteers, IVHQ offers the world's most popular volunteer programs in Puerto Rico and 50+ destinations around the world.

Choose from 4 project options in Puerto Rico: Youth Support, Environmental Sustainability, NGO Support or Community Development and give back for periods ranging from 1 week to 12 weeks. Your Program Fee includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, breakfast and 24/7 in-country support. You’ll be accommodated in a dormitory-style hostel in San Juan with other like-minded, impact-focused travelers from around the world in a dormitory-style hostel in San Juan.

IVHQ is trusted to support the meaningful adventures of thousands of volunteers, so even before you depart, you’ll receive outstanding service from your expert Volunteer Program Manager and exclusive access to pre-departure volunteer training. With IVHQ, you can expect to establish real connections within the community while supporting projects that make a genuine difference.

  • IVHQ’s Puerto Rico program is available year-round, starting on the second and fourth Monday of every month.
  • Highly affordable program fees starting from $590 - IVHQ provides the most affordable and top-rated programs.
  • The IVHQ Puerto Rico volunteer program has volunteer placements located in the neighborhoods around San Juan, renowned for its beautiful beaches and history.
  • You’ll be joining between 5 and 10 other IVHQ volunteers who start in Puerto Rico each month.
  • You’ll be traveling with IVHQ, the volunteer travel experts, and joining a network of 113,000+ volunteers. Our outstanding safety systems and track record set us apart, we are the world’s safest organization.

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Popular Programs

Puerto Rico Youth Support Volunteer Project with IVHQ

Help mentor young people in Puerto Rico within community centers and after school programs. Provide valuable assistance with homework, playing games and providing a good example to foster positive interactions.

Puerto Rico NGO Support Volunteer Project with IVHQ

Support community-based NGOs working on a range of important initiatives, including long-term redevelopment after Hurricane Maria. Assist in a range of roles, including marketing, fundraising and website development.

Puerto Rico Community Development Volunteer Project with IVHQ

Get involved in a varied volunteer project with a focus on delivering valued support to low income communities. Your tasks can be allocated according to your previous experience and can involve renovations, clean ups and NGO support.

Puerto Rico Environmental Sustainability Volunteer Project with IVHQ

Play a hands-on role in addressing climate change challenges, implementing proactive measures to conserve life on the island of Puerto Rico. This project is well suited to hard-working volunteers who are passionate about conservation.

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