Become a volunteer
We welcome volunteers from all over the world and from a wide variety of backgrounds, ages, experiences and different belief systems.
We are based in Cochabamba, Bolivia and have projects available for Educators, Psychologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Carpenters, Mechanics and many more.
Volunteers will be involved in challenging, yet achievable tasks that meet real community needs.
Come and experience true adventure, culture and change by serving the poor, sick, troubled, orphaned and widowed in a beautiful yet developing country.
Accommodation can be included in the cost of your volunteering placement. Costs vary according to options selected (see below).
We are looking for a wide range of professionals from physiotherapists, psychologists, paediatricians and teachers.
Projects range in length according to the time volunteers have available and can run from 2 weeks to 12 months.
Costs are detailed below and outline all inclusions
DO I NEED ?
Spanish is not needed to work with a Serve Abroad project, however it is highly recommended. Serve Abroad offices are located within a recommended local language school. Classes are an affordable additional costs and can form part of your volunteering. Why wait? Language classes are available over Skype and the more language you have, the more you can communicate with locals!
WHERE ARE PLACEMENTS?
Placements are only in Cochabamba, Bolivia. However, we have 10 different partner organisations within the city to arrange a placement that meets organisational needs and your skill set.
NB: please note all fees are listed in USD
Application & Orientation Fee
Member Care per month
Spanish Classes 80 classes per month
Home Stay/month - inc. food, utilities, etc.
Private Apartment/month - not inc. utilities, food etc.
4 WEEKS VOLUNTEER + HOMESTAY = 670
4 WEEKS VOLUNTEER + PRIVATE APARTMENt = 970
4 WEEKS VOLUNTEER + HOMESTAY + SPANISH = 1270
Please note all payments are made to 'Conexiones entre Mundos' language school who handle all administration.
SO HOW DOES IT WORK?
SO HOW DOES IT WORK?
Decide on your dates, then send us an initial inquiry form. We'll confirm a suitable placement and availability within 5 business days.
We'll contact you to fill in the volunteer form and send required documents. A Skype interview may be required.
Book your flights, travel insurance and get vaccinations
Work, make friends, travel and make a difference
Return home knowing you've made a difference in the lives of locals