Page Content, Page Navigation
An accessible version of this search is available at Google.com.
» Social Justice
» Congregations Take Action » Young Adult Spirituality & Service » Volunteer with International Volunteer HQ
"I Absolutely feel my project was suitable and the experience worthwhile. I loved the accommodation!!! Everything was excellent!!! The family was very warm and welcoming, always making sure everything was okay. The food was great! I can’t pick one favorite moment! After being gone for 6 months there were too many. Watching how excited the kids get receiving uji Monday – Friday is pretty awesome and they chant uji time uji time uji time as they line up. Getting to hear the kids yell your name and wanting you to wave at them whenever you see them is also pretty great!!" —Erin Vande Brink, Kenya, 2010
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) aims to provide volunteer travellers with quality, flexible, safe and highly affordable volunteering placements in developing countries. In addition to providing aid and assistance to these countries, IVHQ endeavors to increase education and heighten awareness through not only the skills and expertise taken by volunteers to their host communities and institutions, but also through the experiences and lessons volunteers will in turn take back to their own countries and cultures.
Read the top ten reasons why you should volunteer with IVHQ.
Kenya, Kenya-Maasai, Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Guatemala, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cusco, Peru, Lima, Peru, Thailand and China.
In 2011-2012, Volunteer HQ plans to open programs in Argentina, Mexico, Sri Lanka, and Russia.
Examples of Volunteer Opportunities...
See the full listing of volunteer programs.
Programs with IVHQ start on the 1st and 15th of every month. Program costs tend to range from $180 (1 week) to $3,400 (6 months.)
See a full listing of program costs.
For more information, feel free to visit the IVHQ website, check out their Facebook page, or contact them at any time.
"The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit."—Nelson Henderson
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
Please consider making a donation today.
Last updated on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.
Sidebar Content, Page Navigation
Read or subscribe to UUA.org Updates for the latest additions to our site.
Learn more about the Beliefs & Principles of Unitarian Universalism, or read our online magazine, UU World, for features on today's Unitarian Universalists. Visit an online UU church, or find a congregation near you.
More Ways to Search
IVHQ in Ghana!
GW's alternative winter break with IVHQ!
Kyle's trip to Peru!
Mama Tunzas Children's Centre in Kenya!
Donate to Support This Program and the Ongoing Work of the UUA
From Standing on the Side of Love
From Call and Response
From Beacon Broadside
More UUA Blogs