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Trip | Volunteer in Ecuador

Volunteer English Teaching and Sports Coaching in a Fishermen Community in Ecuador

Guayas Province, Ecuador
Quick Facts
about this position

Working hours


Minimum age

from 18 years


not required

Language skills

Spanish basic knowledge

About this position

Overview: volunteer English and Sports teaching in coastal Ecuador

This is a fishermen population, located in the coast of Ecuador, one and a half hour far from the province of Guayas, this little location has big natural attractions such as its vast mangrove, birds and nose bottles dolphins, also called bufeos. The community has a population of 3000 inhabitants. The community counts with two schools where education is provided from first to seventh level to children from 5 to 13 years old. The public school gives its services to 425 children, while the private school gives its services to 60 children. They are from 5 to 13 years old. Also, there is a Day Care Center which take care of children from 6 months to 4 years old and it gives its services to approximately 80 children.

What to expect

Description: volunteer English and Sports teaching in coastal Ecuador

The volunteers can help by teaching English and sports in the schools.
  • Also, it is possible to support in the elaboration of didactic material.
  • Moreover, it is possible for the volunteers to help by giving their support in the areas of arts, drawing and painting.
  • To take care of the children in the Day Care Center.
  • To help at the Day Care Center with the feeding and recreational activities with the children.

Itinerary of your stay abroad

Program for Volunteer Projects on the coastline of Ecuador

Start date of project
The volunteer projects run throughout the year. Therefore, we are open for your individual suggestion, which we are going to propose to our partner organization. Time of arrival
We recommend to arrange an arrival a few days prior to the start of the volunteer project. You can move in to your guest family up to 3 days before the official project start at no additional costs. You then have enough time to recover from the long flight, get to know the other volunteers and make your first trips. Arrival at the Airport
Arriving in a new country is always exciting. We want your arrival to be as relaxed as possible. One of the staff members of our partner organization will pick you up at the airport and bring you to your stop over accommodation in Quito, where you will spend one night. Stopover in Quito
You will be in Quito for 1 night, before you continue to Guayas Province at the coast of Ecuador. Accommodation and meals are provided. The next day you will drive with the bus to the Guaya Province. The bus ticket is included in the price. The project starts
On the first day of your project, you are usually accompanied by a member of our local partner who will answer all of your questions. The further project days your local contact person will always be available for you via phone if you have any concerns or issues to share with somebody. Free time & weekend
The weekend is totally yours! You may ask your local contact person from our partner organisation about upcoming events, sights, shopping tips or other must see’s. On some days there will be field trips organized by our partner organization. We recommend you to join them as it is always fun to experience Ecuador with others.   Departure
You will  leave  your project location on the coastline one day before departure from Quito. You will take the bus to Quito and will have a sleep over again. Meals and accommodation are again provided.

Ready to get started?

Volunteer English Teaching and Sports Coaching in a Fishermen Community in Ecuador

Flexible dates

from 2 weeks

from 18 years

Spanish basic knowledge


1030 EUR

Questions? We will help you!

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Your accommodation

Accommodation: volunteer program on the coast of Ecuador

During the volunteer program in the fishermen villages on the coast of Ecuador, volunteers will stay in a house for volunteers. The Volunteer will receive three daily meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Besides that, one member of the organization will take to the Volunteer to her/his first day at work in the Project and stays with the volunteer coordinating his/her work. These are a few examples of the typical food that is served at the host family in Quito: Breakfast: Coffee, tea or milk, fresh fruits juice or chopped fruit, oatmeal, bread, marmalade, butter and eggs Lunch: Soup, rice or potatoes, salad and meat, fish or chicken and juice Dinner: Meat, fish or chicken, salad or pasta accompanied by tea and coffee In the kitchen area a refrigerator is available for participants as well as purified water for drinking. Meals will be provided by the host family. Participants are expected to help by keeping their rooms clean and in order. Please note: Participants must advise of their dietary needs (e.g. if they are vegetarian or have any allergies) prior to their departure.

Our Service
Services for your volunteer work abroad include the active support in the preparation of your entire stay abroad. The team of our partner organization in each country supports you, wherever you require it: What's included:
  • Placement in a volunteer project according to your demands
  • Assisting visa application
  • Information about cheap flights, travel insurances and other important travel documents
  • Airport pickup in Quito with direct transfer to your accommodation for your sleepover in Quito
  • Accommodation and meals in Quito during 1 day
  • 2-way bus ticket to the coastal area
  • Accommodation in a volunteer house
  • 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Tips and information about freetime activities
  • Contact person during your stay abroad
  • 24-hour emergency number
  • Regular meetings with all volunteers or interns
  • Accommodation and meals in Quito for 1 day
  • Airport drop
  • Certificate
What’s not included:
  • Visa 
  • Flight to Quito and back
  • Insurance
Our local team
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Our local team

Laura was born in Manabi, a province on the coast of Ecuador. Already as a student, she stood up for the underprivileged ones in her neighborhood. She kept this passion until today and passes it on to the international volunteers now.