Program Details

Join environmentally based projects working to protect and restore New Zealand's beautiful native forests, fresh waterways and coastlines. Volunteers are located in the harbour city of Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland, New Zealand
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Work Types:
1-2 weeks, 3-4 weeks, 1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:

IVHQ was established in 2007 and has grown to become the world's leading volunteer travel organization, placing thousands of volunteers abroad every year and offering a variety of projects, including Teaching, Childcare, Medical, Construction and Renovation, Community Development, Turtle Conservation and Wildlife Conservation. IVHQ prides itself on providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer programs in over 30 different locations, and the affordability and transparency of their program fees have played a significant role in establishing IVHQ as the world's most popular volunteer travel organization. Whether you're taking a volunteer vacation, a gap year, or a career break, IVHQ has a wide variety of programs ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks to fit anyone's schedule. Browse through the programs on IVHQ's webpage and the team of experienced travelers will be happy to help you find the best match for your skills and cultural interests.

IVHQ New Zealand is based in the harbour city of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city. Projects are environmentally based and include the Native Forest and Waterway Restoration project, and addressing the major problem of plastic waste on the Coastline Conservation and Education project. There is also the unique opportunity for highly motivated volunteers to gain experience working with Auckland-based NGOs with a range of administrative tasks and activities. Volunteers can spend their weekends exploring New Zealand, which is universally renowned for breath-taking scenery, unique wildlife, adventure sports and relaxed lifestyle. Programs commence on the first and third Monday of each month. Volunteers can choose to join the program for anywhere from two to 12 weeks with program fees starting at US$885 for two weeks.

See website for full program fee details.

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