APPLICATION PROCESS

ITS AS SIMPLE AS

Now for the exciting bit!

 

You’ve checked out the myriad of options and narrowed it down to your perfect programme or programmes and feel ready to take the next step. It may feel a bit daunting but most of all it is very exciting. It will be the best step you’ve ever taken – guaranteed!

 

It is important that you check the age, education and language requirements for the programme before applying. The minimum age for the majority of our programmes is 18, however we do have a number of options for volunteers aged 17. Click here for more info.

 

Simply check out how easy the process is as detailed below or if you have a few more queries simply check out our FAQs in the drop down boxes to the right. We’ve done our best to try and think of everything you might need to know and a little more more, so hopefully we’ve covered all bases.

 

Or feel free to give us a call and we can talk you through any of the projects, countries or anything at all you need to know. We’ve all travelled extensively, been to the projects and love talking about them so get in touch. Gives us a great excuse to wax lyrical about the programmes.

WHEN TO APPLY

You should apply as soon as you are 100% sure that you wish to join us. It is never too early to sign up. However, we ask that all applicants apply at least 4 weeks before they intend to join us.

 

If you plan to sign up within 4 weeks of your programme start date, please give us a call or email to confirm there are places available.

HOW TO APPLY

Once you’re on the programme page you wish to apply for you should read all the programme information and the PMGY Terms & Conditions. Then simply click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and this will take your through to the online application form which is pretty self explanatory.

 

To ensure the sufficient amount of detail goes into the application please allow around 15-30 minutes for your online application.

INFORMATION REQUIRED

You’ll need to pick the dates you wish to go and enter some information about yourself and your expectations. We will ask you three more detailed questions which are:

  1. What are your expectations for the programme?
  2. What relevant skills/experience do you have?
  3. What are your motivations for joining the programme?

Please be as detailed as possible with these questions. The more we know about you and your expectations the better. This is particularly true for volunteers who are using the programme as part of a degree elective scheme and so need to meet certain criteria whilst on the programme.

ADDING FLIGHTS & INSURANCE

Flight Quote. PMGY are able to source competitively priced flights for our volunteers. We’ll ask you whether you want a flight quote during the online application form. If you would like us to send you a flight quote then please let us know which airport you would like to fly from, and the dates you would like to fly out and return home.

 

Insurance Policy. You will have the option to add PMGY’s insurance policy to your programme during the online application form. One week is considered as 7 days, so when working out which duration of cover to purchase, you will need to count the days you will be away including the day you fly out and the day you return home. In most cases you will actually be away for a day or two more than your programme duration. For example, if you are flying from the UK to Thailand for a 4-week programme than it is more than likely you will need the 5-week insurance policy.

 

You can add PMGY’s travel insurance onto your booking at any stage but the sooner you have insurance the better, especially if you need to cancel for any reason. But if you didn’t add the insurance option to your programme during the online application form then don’t worry. Just drop us an email and we can add it onto your application up to one day before you start your programme.

APPLICATION SUBMITTED. WHAT NEXT?

Once you have submitted your application you will receive an automated email from us within 20 minutes saying we have received your application.

 

Our applications team will usually contact you within 48 hours of your application.

 

Once you have received your Application Successful email, you have seven days to confirm your place by paying the £149 Registration Fee.

APPLYING TO MULTIPLE COUNTRIES?

If you’d like to join us in multiple locations then you have two options. You can apply for each programme separately. Or you can apply for the programme which you plan to join us in first, and then in the ‘Special Requirements’ section of the online application form enter the name of the other programme/s you wish to join (the start date and the duration of programme). We will then manually add the additional programme/s to your application and confirm it via email. Please note that the Registration Fee applies to each destination you join us in.

CAN WE APPLY AS A GROUP?

Yes this is possible. Simply enter the amount of people wishing to apply and fill in individual details accordingly when completing the group application. Please ensure you mention in the ‘Special Requirements’ box the name/s of your friend/s and we can ensure you are placed in the same accommodation and at the same project

MINUTES TO APPLY

HOURS TO BE OFFERED A PLACE

DAYS TO CONFIRM YOUR PLACE

HOW TO APPLY

STEP BY STEP

1

DECIDE ON YOUR PROJECT/S

It's difficult to choose so take your time or why not choose one of our Continent Experiences or Round the World trips?

2

APPLY

It only take 15 minutes of your time to apply for an adventure that will be both extraordinary and life-changing.

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ADD FLIGHTS & INSURANCE

Take all the hassle out of trying to get the right prices and comprehensive cover and we'll do it all for you.

3

CONFIRM YOUR PLACE

Once you've received your Application Successful email simply pay the £149 Registration fee to confirm.

5

PAY PROGRAMME FEES

The remaining Programme Fee is due 60 days prior to your programme commencement.

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GO!

You're all set! The adventure begins. Enjoy every single second of your travels and keep in touch.

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