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COLOMBIA

HOLA!

Embark on a vibrant adventure in Colombia, where the rhythm of salsa resonates through colourful streets. Immerse yourself in a rich tapestry of culture, from the lively markets of Cartagena to the murals adorning Bogotá's walls, reflecting the nation's resilience and creativity. Colombia's diverse climate ranges from the tropical allure of Caribbean beaches to the cooler Andean highlands, providing a captivating backdrop to your journey. Unearth the ancient mysteries of lost cities like Ciudad Perdida and explore the Spanish colonial legacy in cities like Medellín. Colombia, a land of warm smiles, lush landscapes, and storied history, promises an unforgettable South American odyssey. 

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PROJECT OVERVIEW

 

EDUCATION

Volunteers have the chance to work with local children of all ages. Lead English classes, a language club, and accompany students on day trips. You may be placed with children in special education to encourage them to be involved and help with learning needs. In boarding schools, help with the daily tasks and maintenance around the hostel.

ENVIORNMENTAL

Work in schools or environmental centres and create your own workshops to teach locals about the environment. Communication and social networking are needed to build awareness around the topic of the environment. 

SOCIAL WORK

Help vulnerable children with physical rehabilitation, education and daily life tasks. There is a range of drug rehabilitation centres, foster homes, and homeless shelters. Help reintegrate these people back into society by educating them, creating a sense of belonging and fostering self-worth.  

PROGRAM DETAILS

INCLUDED IN YOUR PROGRAM

  • All organisation of your placement and project

  • Assistance with your visa processing

  • Preparation information

  • Accommodation at your project

  • Meals at your project

  • Airport pickup, meet and greet on arrival

  • Orientation and language seminars in your host country on arrival

  • Travel to your host project

  • Monthly pocket money allowance

  • Ongoing support from ICYE while at your project

  • Mid-Term seminar in your host country

  • Final Camp departure seminar in your host country

  • Emergency assistance with ICYE in host country

  • Comprehensive ICYE global Medical Insurance

REQUIREMENTS

  • Aged 18 - 30

  • New Zealand or Australian passport

START DATES & TRAVEL INFO

  • The Long-Term Program in Colombia has two intake periods, being August 2024 and February 2025

  • Travel to Colombia is organised by the volunteer outside of the Program Fees

  • A travel period forms part of the program in Colombia, which is a free time to travel at volunteers' own expense

  • Visas are organised with you in conjunction with our office and may incur a fee

FROM $29

A DAY TO TRAVEL IN COLOMBIA?!

PROGRAM FEES

6 MONTH PROGRAM

$7,372 NZD

12 MONTH PROGRAM

$10,464 NZD

SO, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

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