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Volunteer, Internship and Spanish Course Programs

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ELEP Volunteer & Internship Programs is proud to still be one of the cheapest volunteer and internship options in Ecuador, South America by keeping our costs as low and affordable as possible to make the experience of volunteering or interning as accessible as possible to people from all over the world.

Volunteer & Internship Fees

Unique Registration Fee                               $ 160

2 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks 5 Weeks 6 Weeks 7 Weeks
$ 320 $ 480 $ 640 $ 790 $ 940 $ 1090
8 Weeks 9 Weeks 10 Weeks 11 Weeks 12 Weeks Extra Wk
$ 1240 $ 1380 $ 1520 $ 1660 $ 1800 $ 140

Spanish Courses Fees

Regular Course

$ 70 (10 lessons/week)

Intensive Course

$ 140 (20 lessons/week)

Super Intensive Course

$ 210 (30 lessons/week)

What is included in our costs for volunteer & internship programs?

Pre-Trip information: Before participants travel, they will receive a pre-trip information package that includes important details about their program in Ecuador.

Orientation: Upon arrival in Ecuador, participants will receive an orientation that will familiarize them with the Ecuadorian culture and bureaucratic items, the city and the surrounding area where they will be living and the volunteer and/or internship aspects.

Airport reception: Volunteers and interns will be met outside the ariport terminal by an ELEP representative holding a placard with his/her name on it. Please, provide us your flight information (date, time, airline company and numbre of flight) up to 2 weeks prior departing from your home-country so that a punctual reception/meeting can be arranged. 

Placement: The host place where the participants will be volunteering or interning. Participants will be introduced by a representative.

Accommodation and meals: During the stay in the program, volunteers and interns will be living with a carefully screened host family which will provide you with a single, clean, modest, comnfortable and safe room as well as local meals three times a day. No lunch on Saturdays, Sundays and hollidays.

In-country suport: Volunteers and interns will receive all the necessary support from our local staff during the program.

What is not included in our costs?

Round-Trip airfare to/from Ecuador: This is purchased by the participants in the airline company of their preference.

Visa expenses: This is a personal issue with migration which is covered by the participants. Obviously, all participants will receive support from ELEP (visit our FAQ).

Insurance: It must be purchased by the participants before traveling to Ecuador, depending what they need and in what company they prefer to purchase it.

Personal expenses: Transportation, extras activities, shopping and many other personal expenses of the participants.

Activities: During their Spanish lessons, orientation, volunteer and internship programs, the participants will have visits to cultural places (museums, churches, monasteries, historical houses, etc) excursions (climbing, trekking and tours) arranged on request. A minimum number of participants is required for every activity. These activities will have an extra cost (bus or entrances tickets, hotel, etc).

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"......compared to my friends in other programs, I was incredibly lucky to be a part of ELEP. An international internship or volunteer through ELEP can be a rewarding and challenging way to experience another culture and gain experience simultaneously........"

ELEP Volunteer & Internship Programs
 Selva Alegre Oe3-136 y la Isla
Quito - Ecuador / South America
P.O. Box: 17-03-798

Tele/fax: (593-2) 2543231, (593-2) 2239443
Mobil and emergency phones: (593-9) 99963605, (593-9)84018745

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