🌎 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 an orphanage or in a nursery, get ready to play games and sing songs with children of all ages.

From £390

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 English lessons! The youngsters of Coronado are waiting to learn and play with you in the classroom.

From £390

2-12 WEEKS

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COSTA RICA LANGUAGE & IMMERSION PROGRAMME

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

From £280

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 £320

2-12 WEEKS

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ECUADOR ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

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

From £320

2-12 WEEKS

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ECUADOR LANGUAGE & IMMERSION PROGRAMME

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

From £190

1-12 WEEKS

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ECUADOR MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS

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

From £420

2-12 WEEKS

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PERU CHILDCARE VOLUNTEERS

Spend your time providing love and care to children. Apply yourself on a programme that gives your creativity to provide a fun environment for little ones in need!

From £230

2-12 WEEKS

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PERU ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

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

From £230

2-12 WEEKS

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PERU LANGUAGE & IMMERSION PROGRAMME

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

From £190

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 £230

2-12 WEEKS

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REAL SOUTH AMERICA ENCOUNTER

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

From £1770

12 WEEKS

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FROM £190

AFFORDABLE

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

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

17+ 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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