🌎 VOLUNTEER IN SOUTH AMERICA 🌎

Volunteer in South America with Plan My Gap Year, an award-winning, international volunteer abroad organisation. PMGY provides safe, trusted and affordable programmes with a wide range of volunteer travel projects in Costa RicaEcuador & Peru.

PMGY programmes start on two dedicated start dates every month throughout the year and participants can join us from 1-24 weeks in South America. Volunteers are provided with an extensive pre-departure support service, airport pickup, orientation, meals, accommodation, project transportation and local support throughout their placement.

The majority of participants are first-time solo travellers, therefore safety and support is our top priority to ensure you have a positive experience volunteering overseas.

COSTA RICA CHILDCARE VOLUNTEERS

Whether you wish to volunteer in a day-care centre or in a nursery, get ready to play games and sing songs with children of all ages.

From $630

2-12 WEEKS

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COSTA RICA ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

You don’t have to go far to find children in need of education! The youngsters of Coronado are waiting to learn and play with you in the classroom.

From $630

2-12 WEEKS

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COSTA RICA LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM

Learn Spanish using modern methods. The classroom will be a fun environment that provides you with Instituto Cervantes Accredited lessons.

From $435

1-6 WEEKS

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ECUADOR CHILDCARE VOLUNTEERS

Be a helping hand to a beautiful child. There is little as rewarding as teaching them how to clean their clothes, speak English or even sing the hokie-cokie.

From $540

2-12 WEEKS

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ECUADOR ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

Spend your days with a generation of inspired students. Incorporate English language lessons with historic influences of indigenous culture.

From $540

2-12 WEEKS

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ECUADOR LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM

What better way to learn a language than to surround yourself with the culture interacting with its people and traditions!

From $390

1-12 WEEKS

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ECUADOR MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS

As a medical student, witness a healthcare system unlike your own. A new insight into traditional beliefs will leave you well versed and cultured.

From $675

2-12 WEEKS

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PERU CHILDCARE VOLUNTEERS

Spend your time providing love and care to kids. Apply yourself on a program that gives you creativity to provide a fun project for little ones in need!

From $390

2-12 WEEKS

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PERU DOG RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

Get up close and personal while helping create a better life for Cusco's street dogs. If you love dogs this is a great way to give back and make an impact!

From $240

1-12 WEEKS

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PERU ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

Be the reason for young aged students to smile. The basic education provided in the local school system isn’t enough, the children need volunteers like you.

From $390

2-12 WEEKS

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PERU LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM

What better way to learn a language than to surround yourself in the culture interacting with its people and traditions!

From $300

1-12 WEEKS

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PERU MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS

Get first-hand experience in both public and private clinics in Cusco! This project will provide volunteers an insight of the Peruvian healthcare system.

From $705

4-12 WEEKS

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REAL PERU EXPERIENCE

Take 3 weeks to immerse yourself in one of South America's top destinations. Improve your Spanish, indulge in Machu Picchu, Peru is your oyster!

From $1035

3 WEEKS

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REAL SOUTH AMERICA ENCOUNTER

Embark on this stunning trip across Costa Rica, Ecuador & Peru where you are guaranteed to experience all aspects of South American lifestyle and culture.

From $1725

6-12 WEEKS

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ULTIMATE ROUND THE WORLD ENCOUNTER

An epic journey across 10 enthralling destinations and 4 breathtaking continents. If you are looking for the ultimate trip, then this is your Encounter!

From $5775

20-40 WEEKS

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FROM $285

AFFORDABLE

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

You don't need experience or qualifications, just commitment and bags of enthusiasm.

18+ YEAR OLDS

DIVERSE PROJECTS

VARIED CHOICE OF PROJECTS

Community needs are very diverse so you'll certainly not be bored getting stuck in to a huge variety of tasks.

3 COUNTRIES

ACROSS SOUTH AMERICA

CHALLENGING BUT REWARDING

Provide much needed emotional and physical assistance to the vulnerable within these communities.

1-24 WEEKS

FLEXIBILITY

BIG IMPACT

There are lots of social initiatives to get involved with that make a huge impact on the community.

 

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