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Prices in Canadian Dollars, (CAD)

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Follow these links to find out more about our prices, what we provide, combinations of projects and fundraising opportunities.

The price of each project includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Three meals a day
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Full induction and orientation by an experienced staff member on arrival
  • Transport to and from your work placement
  • In-country support and 24-hour back-up from our team of full-time local staff
  • Emergency assistance from our international emergency response team
  • Project equipment and materials, including access to our database with thousands of resources
  • A supervisor/mentor at your work placement
  • Training and workshops from our experienced local staff
  • Regular social events and community activities with other volunteers
  • Access to our local office with internet connection
  • Certification of project completion
  • Access to our alumni services and discounts
  • Middle School Specials, High School Specials, 19+ Specials and Grown-up Specials also include organized weekend tourist trips
  • Middle School Specials and High School Specials also include dedicated full-time staff members with you 24 hours a day
  • Conservation Projects that include diving also include PADI diving courses (to the value of US$500 per certification), diving equipment rental, and transfers to and from our specified airport

The price also covers support and preparation before you go, including:

The price does not include:

If you have questions about money, we have answered some common questions about why you should pay to volunteer.

More About Prices

  • Fees quoted in CA Dollars.
  • Projects lasting between listed durations are possible for the higher price level. For example, for a 22 day project the "4 weeks" price would apply.
  • "Add-Ons" must be done in conjunction with another Projects Abroad placement.
  • Any extensions made after the start of a project, if possible at all, will be charged at the "In-Country Extension" rate.
  • Children ages 4-14 can be accommodated with parent or guardian at the "In-Country Extension" rate in some destinations.
  • Families travelling with children ages 15+ each qualify for a 5% discount from their normal program fee. This is only for immediate family members and excludes cousins, boyfriends, girlfriends, and close friends.
  • Prices for project and/or destination combinations are calculated based on the particular projects, durations, and destinations. Reference our Combinations page for more details.
  • If you have volunteered with Projects Abroad before, you’re eligible for:
    • A 10% discount when you sign up for another project with us at any time. This goes up to 15% if you sign up within three months of finishing your previous project.
    • A 50% discount on the deposit to secure your spot on your next project.
    • A 10% discount for each volunteer you recommend who signs up with us. This is cumulative, so that means that you could join a project for free (up to a duration of four weeks) if you sign up nine other volunteers. Your friend/s will also receive 5% off their project fee.
  • Our current insurers can only provide coverage for volunteers up to age 65. Volunteers ages 66+ will need to obtain alternative travel and medical insurance.
  • Some of our Projects for Professionals require extra registration costs and procedures before you arrive. Amounts range from US$50 to US$600. Please see the webpage for your project to see if extra registration fees apply.
  • Please note that in some destinations you can choose to be met at an alternative airport for an extra fee.
  • In all destinations, all necessary work-related transportation costs will be covered by Projects Abroad.

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