volunteer Cost & Fees

Volunteer Fees

Since A Broader View Volunteers is a 501c(3) charitable organization, US tax payers' program fees and related travel expenses are tax deductible. Our programs strictly adhere to the IRS requirement that you volunteer/work 8 hours per day, 5 days a week. For questions on tax exemptions refer to IRS publication form 526. Our charity number is 26-0594308. We accept volunteers from all countries, submit a reservation form only if you are ready to follow the 5 step registration in the time line (7 days).

South America - Central AmericaSpecial ProgramsLanguage ImmersionAfrica - Asia

South America / US$
Country 1 Wk 2 Wks 3 Wks 4 Wks 5 Wks 6 Wks 7 Wks 8 Wks 9 Wks 10 Wks 11 Wks 12 Wks
Argentina8951050129512951395139517301730----
Chile8951050129512951495149517301730----
Colombia895995119511951395139516401640----
Ecuador89510501340134015701570186018601920203021802330
Peru91010251255125514851485176017601925209022552420

Not included: Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Central America / US$
Country 1 Wk 2 Wks 3 Wks 4 Wks 5 Wks 6 Wks 7 Wks 8 Wks 9 Wks 10 Wks 11 Wks 12 Wks
Belize895995119511951395139516401640----
Costa Rica91010251240135514701580------
Guatemala8959951195119513951395164016401790194020902240
Honduras8959951195119513951395164016401790194020902240
Nicaragua8959951195119513951395164016401790194020902240

Not included: Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Special Programs / US$
Weeks 2 3 4 5 6
Costa Rica (Sea Turtles)13001490172019502170
Galapagos Islands213523752585--

Language Immersion / US$
Country 1 Week 2 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks
Honduras995129015301790
Nicaragua995129015301790
Costa Rica1070137516851995
Guatemala995129015301790
Chile1140148018202160
Colombia995129015301790
Ecuador1065134016151990
Peru1070137517351895
Argentina1070137516851995
Nepal1050131016501950

Not included: Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Week 12
Costa Rica (Sea Turtles Internship)3499

Not included: Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Africa / US$
Country 1 Wk 2 Wks 3 Wks 4 Wks 5 Wks 6 Wks 7 Wks 8 Wks 9 Wks 10 Wks 11 Wks 12 Wks
Cameroon820995129012901490149016901690----
Ghana8209951290129014901490169016901840199021402290
Kenya820995129012901490149016901690----
Rwanda820995129012901490149016901690----
Tanzania8501000115013001450160017501900----
Uganda8209951290129014901490169016901840199021402290
Zambia820995129012901490149016901690----

Not included: Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Africa / US$
Country 1 Week 2 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks
South Africa890119014901750

Not included: Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Asia / US$
Country 1 Wk 2 Wks 3 Wks 4 Wks 5 Wks 6 Wks 7 Wks 8 Wks 9 Wks 10 Wks 11 Wks 12 Wks
Cambodia --125012501490149017801780----
China -900105010501200120013501350----
India -86099011201250138015101640----
Nepal *89010301170131014501590173018702010215022902430
Philippines 875990125012501490149017801780----
Vietnam -1180138013801580158017801780----

Asia / US$
Weeks 2 3 4
India (Construction)102012301440

Asia / US$
Weeks 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
India Jaipur (Elephant)1000110012001300140015101640

Asia / US$
Weeks 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
China - Mandarin Immersion1390189022902790329037904290

*Nepal: Pre-medical and Medical Volunteers required to pay $100/per month administrative fee which will be added to your invoice.  This fee is collected by ABV and required by all health related placements.
** Nepal Immersion: Any extra week of “accommodation and meals” will be US$210/week after week 4 until week 12, Extra Nepali lessons can be paid locally to the coordinator.

Not included: Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

What other expenses should I budget for?

Flights, vaccinations, visa, Travel & Health Insurance (US$50), souvenirs, Internet, laundry, local transportation (US$1-2 a day)
We recommend US$50-100 a week spending money for internet, phone use, laundry, and local buses.

What do program fees pay for?

Customized airport meet and greet, in-country orientation & supervision, meals and accommodations while in the project, 24/7 support by in-country ABV Coordinators, departure transfer at the end of the program. Pre-trip orientation guide, fundraising support advice and guidance with trip planning. Fees are used for advertising and marketing costs, office/staff expenses, site inspections and most importantly, financial donations allocated to our local partners overseas.

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How do I pay my $120 program deposit?

You can pay the deposit by using PayPal, submitting a credit card authorization form or mailing a personal check to our office.  Payments must be paid in US dollars.

When is the balance of my payment due and how can I pay it?

Final payment is due 45 days prior to your start date. If you reside in the USA you have three options to send payment:  personal check, money order or bank wire ($). If you live outside of the USA you must send us a bank wire.

A Broader View Volunteer (ABV)  allows every traveler to choose their own program start date. This means you can arrive on any flight, any day of the week. Since ABV program fees are 100% tax deductible* we encourage you to fund raise. ABV offers advice and assistance with flight planning, affordable travel insurance, as well as procuring a visa, if necessary. Our ABV staff is available to any your questions. Contact us by email, through the on-line chat feature on our website or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

Volunteer Registration Fee – ongoing support from ABV staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, ABV donation Fund, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

Volunteer Program Fee – ABV donation fund, airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs. As a US Non-Profit Charity Organization all your fees are tax deductible and you can fundraise from our website to pay for the fees.

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