Program Details

The Philippines are rich in culture, dense forests, white sand beaches and unique people. Combine this with strong placements ranging from community development work in hill tribe villages, hands on medical opportunities guided by experienced doctor.
Location:
Davao, Philippines
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Education, Health, Social Services
Duration:
1-2 weeks, 3-4 weeks, 1-3 months, 4-6 months, 1 year

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.

The Philippines are rich in culture, dense forests, white sand beaches and unique people. Combine this with strong placements ranging from community development work in hill tribe villages, hands on medical opportunities guided by experienced local doctors and nurses, and classrooms of up to 60 children with only one teacher and you find a very rewarding volunteer program destination. Volunteers are able to choose from a variety of projects which include Teaching, Special Needs, Childcare, Working with Hill Tribes, Medical, and Construction and Renovation. Volunteering in the Philippines will provide you with the opportunity to fully apply yourself to your volunteer work during the week and also explore the islands and mountains of the region during your weekends – add to that a fantastic climate and you have an incredible adventure not to be missed!

See website for full program fee details.

Setting Description:
This program is based in Calinan City, which is approximately 1 hour inland from Davao which is the biggest city on Mindanao Island, the second largest and southernmost island of the Philippines. The program itself offers dormitory style accommodation and traditional Filipino meals.
Cost:
Starting from $270

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