Volunteer in Ecuador with A Broader View Volunteers

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    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Destinations: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Credit Awarded: High School, College, None
    • Program Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Three Weeks, Five Weeks
    • Start Month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    • Category: Community Service
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Homestay
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    Overview

    Volunteer placements offered by A Broader View Volunteers are located throughout Ecuador, the majority located in Quito, and on the Galapagos Islands. Volunteers can choose between +30 program options available throughout Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.

    Volunteer Opportunities in Ecuador Quito-North
    PreMedical / PreNursePreMedical / Nurse Internship
    Orphanage / SchoolDay Care Center
    Welfare / Elderly Care
    Hippotherapy / Horses
    Hospital Health
    Kindergarten
    Street Kids / Day Care
    Language & Cultural Immersion
    English Teaching
    Dental / PreDental

    Volunteer Opportunities in Ecuador Cuenca
    Animal Rescue Center
    Language & Cultural Immersion
    Cat & Dog Shelter Center (Conservation / Enviromental)

    Volunteer Opportunities in Ecuador Cuenca Center
    Spanish Immersion Lessons
    Elderly Care Center
    Women Shelter Center (Empowerment)
    Teens with Special Needs Care Center 

    Volunteer Opportunities in Ecuador Galapagos Islands
    Conservation / Animal Welfare Galapagos
    Child Care Galapagos
    Teaching English Galapagos

    Volunteer Opportunities in Ecuador Guayaquil South
    Conservation Whales, Dolphins & Bird Watch
    Language & Cultural Immersion

    Volunteer Opportunities in Ecuador Quito
    Therapy Center
    Language & Cultural Immersion
    Premed / Pre NurseMedical / Nursing
    Teaching English
    Orphanage Support
    Teaching
    Welfare Shelter
    Community Development (Amazon)
    Community Development (Coastal)

    Cost and Session Information

    Since A Broader View Volunteers is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, US tax payers' program fees and related travel expenses are tax deductible. Our programs strictly adhere to the IRS requirement that you volunteer/work 8 hours per day, 5 days a week. For questions on tax exemptions refer to IRS publication form 526. Our charity number is 26-0594308.

    Most of our volunteers successfully fundraise for their programs expenses. Friends, family, employers, universities and matching programs of local corporations are a great resource for many of our volunteers. Our fundraising material include a sample letter to send to prospective donors, tax receipt coupons, as well as ideas to expand your reach. We also encourage you to utilize the online ABV Fundraising account: - See more at: https://www.abroaderview.org/inclusions-payments/fundraising#sthash.qT1ilNk5.dpuf

    Reviews (2)

    • My new family in Quito
      stars stars stars stars stars
      Reviewed on 02/02/2016 by Cherise

      From the moment I submitted my application for the Pre Dental Program in Ecuador, to online chats, right before leaving the US, to arriving in Quito. It was extremely helpful to have pictures of my coordinator and host family before hand. It was comforting and stress reducing to have a visual of the first individuals you would meet and count on during your stay.
      I was surprised at how quickly my host family felt like my real family. They were very accommodating. I may not have always understood what was said in Spanish but at the same time I was still always apart of family activities and discussions. This is also true with the extended family. Within one week I met extended family from both sides of my host parents and it made this experience even richer.
      I had an amazing experience within the short time I was able to volunteer, 4 weeks. I loved basking in the breathtaking scenery. No picture could capture the essence of the mountains in Quito. Even though I wish they could, it made me absorb what I can in the moment.
      I just happened to stumble across ABV by diligently searching abroad volunteer programs on the internet. I can now say I found the perfect organization for my first experience abroad.

    • Ecuador Quito and more
      stars stars stars stars stars
      Reviewed on 24/12/2015 by BarbaraBB
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