Volunteer in Colombia, Language Immersion incorporates Spanish lessons with morning volunteer work. Classed can be combined with the social welfare, or children's care center placements. Language Immersion will give you the chance to develop, improve, or enhance your Spanish knowledge, all the while being part of the volunteer work. Lessons are provided by local tutors on a one-on-one (or two) basis. Lesson plans are created with your input so they can be most effective.

Volunteer Colombia Opportunities: Spanish Lessons


  • Project length: From 2 weeks to 4 weeks
  • Project dates: Year round. Choose any date to arrive.
  • Arrival airport: Cartagena (CTG)
  • Accommodation: Local host family
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Airlines: Avianca, Jet Blue, Spirit, Copa, American, United
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Schedule

  • Program starts and ends in Cartagena
  • Airport meet and greet in Cartagena.  Afternoon city tour and orientation
  • Morning Volunteer work,  5 days a week for 20 hours
  • Afternoon Spanish lessons, 5 days a week for 20 hours (45min each)
  • Certificate of completion from ABV
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Colombia. Visas and/or entry-exit fees. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

When can I travel?

Easy. Choose the dates that work best for you. Although some programs have date restrictions the majority of our volunteer programs are available year round. Volunteers select their own program start date and complete an online application. Once you have been accepted and dates approved, ABV will ask you to confirm your registration by paying a $120 included in the overall fee.

Money Matters

A Broader View Volunteers work tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where ABV projects are based. As a tax-exempt 501 c(3) organization A Broader View receive 100% of our funding from volunteer contributions. Through your program fee contribution our non-profit charity organization can operate beneficial humanitarian aid programs which are successful and continuous supported year round.

Local, professional full-time coordinators, placement logistics, airport pick up and departure transportation, arrival orientation, food & local accommodations, are a major part of providing a safe, meaningful volunteer experience. When you join A Broader View, you will receive pre-trip visa and vaccination support, assistance with flights, fundraising planning, through our interactive online volunteer portal. Our local partners not only benefit from volunteers valuable contributions at the project, they benefit financially with year-round monetary support from A Broader View. In the last decade A Broader View has donated over 3.5 million dollars in international aid.

By joining A Broader View you are not only helping to make a difference during your own trip, your impact will last even after you go home.

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