Chile Valparaiso Colorful Apartment Building 216345112

Collaborate, support, observe, and learn by volunteering in Chile. There are social initiatives at the public and private level in Chile that have been internationally recognized as being of the most innovative solutions worldwide; many based on individual and community empowerment through the practice of co-creation. A common mission of API volunteer projects are to expand opportunities, improve the quality of life of local members of the community and brighten the future of this Earth we collectively call home. Choose to volunteer in one of API's multiple placements in Chile. Collaborate in areas such as youth education and empowerment, child care, nonprofit administration, sports, or environmental conservation.

What's Included?

Highlights

Pre Departure Services

Advising

Orientation Materials and Resources

Access to International Phone Plans

API Alumni Network

Social Networking

On Site Services

Airport Reception

On-Site Orientation 

Housing and Meals (2-3 meals per day with host family)

Medical, Life Travel Insurance

On-Site Support from Partner and Host Agency

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation

Alumni Network and Global Leadership Academy

View all opportunities and amenities

Application Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years old
  • Background check
  • Cover letter including: Your goals/motivations for choosing this particular program. Background skills, training or experience you have that may be relevant. Special hobbies/interests. • Prior international study/travel/volunteer/work experience.
  • Your goals/motivations for choosing this particular program.
  • Background skills, training or experience you have that may be relevant.
  • Special hobbies/interests. • Prior international study/travel/volunteer/work experience.
  • Résumé/CV - $150 deposit (considered a portion of the total program cost)
  • Activities assigned vary according to Spanish proficiency

What You’ll Study

Collaborate, support, observe and learn by volunteering in Chile. There are social initiatives at the public and private level in Chile that have been internationally recognized as being of the most innovative solutions worldwide; many based on individual and community empowerment through the practice of co-creation. A common mission of API volunteer projects is to expand opportunities, improve the quality of life of local members of the community and brighten the future of this Earth we collectively call home. Choose to volunteer in one of API's multiple placements in Chile. Collaborate in areas such as youth education and empowerment, child care, nonprofit administration, sports, or environmental conservation.

NOTE: Ask your Program Manager about adding Spanish lessons to your program for an additional fee!

Courses

Volunteer - Childcare

Placement opportunities in a foster home or in after-school programs which offer extracurricular activities and educational support to youth Common volunteer responsibilities: Babysitting, promoting recreational activities, teaching basic English skills, or gardening. Volunteers also encouraged to design activities that reflect their skills.

Volunteer - Youth Education and Empowerment

Help promote the development of transferable skills and encourage a sincere love of learning in local youth. Volunteers opportunities are available collaborating directly with youth and/or managerial responsibilities to support the development of each summer camp and after-school program. Managerial tasks involve but are not limited to: a) Fundraising and collaborative partnerships b) evaluation of programs c) research d) Graphic design e) program manager/coordinator.

Volunteer - Youth Empowerment through Surf

Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship, volunteers engage, educate, and motivate kids to become young leaders. Empowering them with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities. The volunteer works closely with student populations in the English classroom, surf sessions, and educational activities, but are also expected to contribute to the organization in other ways. Other responsibilities may include assistance with communication & media or others based on strengths and individual interests.

Volunteer - Childcare

Placement opportunities in a foster home or in after-school programs which offer extracurricular activities and educational support to youth Common volunteer responsibilities: Babysitting, promoting recreational activities, teaching basic English skills, or gardening. Volunteers also encouraged to design activities that reflect their skills.

Volunteer - Youth Education and Empowerment

Help promote the development of transferable skills and encourage a sincere love of learning in local youth. Volunteers opportunities are available collaborating directly with youth and/or managerial responsibilities to support the development of each summer camp and after-school program. Managerial tasks involve but are not limited to: a) Fundraising and collaborative partnerships b) evaluation of programs c) research d) Graphic design e) program manager/coordinator.

Volunteer - Youth Empowerment through Surf

Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship, volunteers engage, educate, and motivate kids to become young leaders. Empowering them with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities. The volunteer works closely with student populations in the English classroom, surf sessions, and educational activities, but are also expected to contribute to the organization in other ways. Other responsibilities may include assistance with communication & media or others based on strengths and individual interests.

Volunteer - Childcare

Placement opportunities in a foster home or in after-school programs which offer extracurricular activities and educational support to youth Common volunteer responsibilities: Babysitting, promoting recreational activities, teaching basic English skills, or gardening. Volunteers also encouraged to design activities that reflect their skills.

Volunteer - Youth Education and Empowerment

Help promote the development of transferable skills and encourage a sincere love of learning in local youth. Volunteers opportunities are available collaborating directly with youth and/or managerial responsibilities to support the development of each summer camp and after-school program. Managerial tasks involve but are not limited to: a) Fundraising and collaborative partnerships b) evaluation of programs c) research d) Graphic design e) program manager/coordinator.

Volunteer - Youth Empowerment through Surf

Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship, volunteers engage, educate, and motivate kids to become young leaders. Empowering them with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities. The volunteer works closely with student populations in the English classroom, surf sessions, and educational activities, but are also expected to contribute to the organization in other ways. Other responsibilities may include assistance with communication & media or others based on strengths and individual interests.

Volunteer - Childcare

Placement opportunities in a foster home or in after-school programs which offer extracurricular activities and educational support to youth Common volunteer responsibilities: Babysitting, promoting recreational activities, teaching basic English skills, or gardening. Volunteers also encouraged to design activities that reflect their skills.

Volunteer - Youth Education and Empowerment

Help promote the development of transferable skills and encourage a sincere love of learning in local youth. Volunteers opportunities are available collaborating directly with youth and/or managerial responsibilities to support the development of each summer camp and after-school program. Managerial tasks involve but are not limited to: a) Fundraising and collaborative partnerships b) evaluation of programs c) research d) Graphic design e) program manager/coordinator.

Volunteer - Youth Empowerment through Surf

Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship, volunteers engage, educate, and motivate kids to become young leaders. Empowering them with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities. The volunteer works closely with student populations in the English classroom, surf sessions, and educational activities, but are also expected to contribute to the organization in other ways. Other responsibilities may include assistance with communication & media or others based on strengths and individual interests.

Volunteer - Childcare

Placement opportunities in a foster home or in after-school programs which offer extracurricular activities and educational support to youth Common volunteer responsibilities: Babysitting, promoting recreational activities, teaching basic English skills, or gardening. Volunteers also encouraged to design activities that reflect their skills.

Volunteer - Youth Education and Empowerment

Help promote the development of transferable skills and encourage a sincere love of learning in local youth. Volunteers opportunities are available collaborating directly with youth and/or managerial responsibilities to support the development of each summer camp and after-school program. Managerial tasks involve but are not limited to: a) Fundraising and collaborative partnerships b) evaluation of programs c) research d) Graphic design e) program manager/coordinator.

Volunteer - Youth Empowerment through Surf

Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship, volunteers engage, educate, and motivate kids to become young leaders. Empowering them with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities. The volunteer works closely with student populations in the English classroom, surf sessions, and educational activities, but are also expected to contribute to the organization in other ways. Other responsibilities may include assistance with communication & media or others based on strengths and individual interests.

Volunteer - Childcare

Placement opportunities in a foster home or in after-school programs which offer extracurricular activities and educational support to youth Common volunteer responsibilities: Babysitting, promoting recreational activities, teaching basic English skills, or gardening. Volunteers also encouraged to design activities that reflect their skills.

Volunteer - Youth Education and Empowerment

Help promote the development of transferable skills and encourage a sincere love of learning in local youth. Volunteers opportunities are available collaborating directly with youth and/or managerial responsibilities to support the development of each summer camp and after-school program. Managerial tasks involve but are not limited to: a) Fundraising and collaborative partnerships b) evaluation of programs c) research d) Graphic design e) program manager/coordinator.

Volunteer - Youth Empowerment through Surf

Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship, volunteers engage, educate, and motivate kids to become young leaders. Empowering them with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities. The volunteer works closely with student populations in the English classroom, surf sessions, and educational activities, but are also expected to contribute to the organization in other ways. Other responsibilities may include assistance with communication & media or others based on strengths and individual interests.

Volunteer - Childcare

Placement opportunities in a foster home or in after-school programs which offer extracurricular activities and educational support to youth Common volunteer responsibilities: Babysitting, promoting recreational activities, teaching basic English skills, or gardening. Volunteers also encouraged to design activities that reflect their skills.

Volunteer - Youth Education and Empowerment

Help promote the development of transferable skills and encourage a sincere love of learning in local youth. Volunteers opportunities are available collaborating directly with youth and/or managerial responsibilities to support the development of each summer camp and after-school program. Managerial tasks involve but are not limited to: a) Fundraising and collaborative partnerships b) evaluation of programs c) research d) Graphic design e) program manager/coordinator.

Volunteer - Youth Empowerment through Surf

Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship, volunteers engage, educate, and motivate kids to become young leaders. Empowering them with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities. The volunteer works closely with student populations in the English classroom, surf sessions, and educational activities, but are also expected to contribute to the organization in other ways. Other responsibilities may include assistance with communication & media or others based on strengths and individual interests.

Volunteer - Childcare

Placement opportunities in a foster home or in after-school programs which offer extracurricular activities and educational support to youth Common volunteer responsibilities: Babysitting, promoting recreational activities, teaching basic English skills, or gardening. Volunteers also encouraged to design activities that reflect their skills.

Volunteer - Youth Empowerment through Surf

Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship, volunteers engage, educate, and motivate kids to become young leaders. Empowering them with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities. The volunteer works closely with student populations in the English classroom, surf sessions, and educational activities, but are also expected to contribute to the organization in other ways. Other responsibilities may include assistance with communication & media or others based on strengths and individual interests.

Volunteer - Youth Education and Empowerment

Help promote the development of transferable skills and encourage a sincere love of learning in local youth. Volunteers opportunities are available collaborating directly with youth and/or managerial responsibilities to support the development of each summer camp and after-school program. Managerial tasks involve but are not limited to: a) Fundraising and collaborative partnerships b) evaluation of programs c) research d) Graphic design e) program manager/coordinator.

Highlights
  • Guaranteed position
  • Flexible start dates available year-round
  • Minimum 2 weeks, maximum 3 months commitment
  • Placements in Santiago and metro area, Valparaíso/Viña del Mar
  • 10 hours of Spanish classes available at an additional cost (ask your program manager for details)

Faculty

  • Gzjkfdivrkkb01Iei5De

    Alejandra Rojas

    Alejandra Rojas will be your Resident Director and a resource for you on-site.

  • B3Xvfgddqmsbec7Amhew

    Claire Hero

    Claire will be your Program Manager and prepare you to go abroad!

    Email - claire.hero@apiabroad.com

Participants in Chile will live with local host families. Host families serve as a unique introduction to Chilean culture. Students will have a private bedroom and receive at least two meals per day, as well as laundry service once a week.

Host Family 1 35613320132 O
Host Family 2 35651204991 O
Host Family 2 35651205041 O
Host Family 2 35651205111 O
Host Family 2 35782865105 O
Host Family 3 35394723230 O
Host Family 4 35782887435 O

Our host partners work with API to individualize start dates throughout the year, for this reason, applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We recommend you apply at least 8 weeks before your program start to have sufficient time to get your placement and make your plans. Specified dates are group enrollment dates. Please contact your Program Coordinator to customize a start date.

Prices below are for the 2-week program. Each additional week incurs a $425 charge per week.

Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring May 26, 2019 - Jun 9, 2019 $1,380 Feb 1, 2019 Apr 1, 2019
Summer Jun 21, 2019 - Jul 5, 2019 $1,380 Mar 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Summer Jul, 2019 - Aug, 2019 $1,380 Apr 1, 2019 Jun 1, 2019
Spring Feb, 2020 - Mar, 2020 $1,380 Nov 1, 2019 Jan 1, 2020
Spring Mar, 2020 - Apr, 2020 $1,380 Dec 1, 2019 Feb 1, 2020
Spring May, 2020 - Jun, 2020 $1,380 Feb 1, 2020 Apr 1, 2020
Spring Feb 22, 2019 - Mar 8, 2019 $1,380 Nov 1, 2018 Jan 1, 2019
Spring Mar, 2019 - Apr, 2019 $1,380 Dec 1, 2018 Feb 1, 2019