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Dom. Republic at a glance

Duration: 4+ weeks

Most of our volunteer programs in the Dominican Republic are available for a minimum duration of 4 weeks

Start: Every week

Our volunteering cycles start each Monday. With SGA you have maximum flexibility.

Project language: Spanish

Basic knowledge of Spanish is an advantage, but not essential. You'll learn quickly here.

Project location: Samaná.

A real paradise awaits you in Samaná with beautiful beaches and green mountain landscapes.

What makes volunteering here special

The project location Samaná is located in the north-east of the Dominican Republic on the peninsula of the same name. From the capital Santo Domingo, it is just a 2-hour drive away. Every year, several thousand tourists travel to the city of 108,000 inhabitants. This is partly due to the numerous dream beaches, the impressive nature and the annual spectacle of the migration of thousands of North Atlantic humpback whales between January and March, but also because of the warm local culture. As a volunteer in our volunteer projects, you will not only live in a tropical paradise, but also contribute to strengthening the local community, restoring nature and protecting the environment. Here are our top 4 reasons to volunteer in the Dominican Republic:

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Well-established projects

We have been placing volunteers in various projects in and around Samaná for over 15 years. As a result, we are perfectly networked locally and are always on hand with help and advice.

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Genuine nature experiences

Volunteers in the Dominican Republic experience a diverse natural environment - pristine beaches, lush mountain landscapes and unique ecosystems - all while making a difference.

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Projects for & with locals

Whether your focus is on medicine, community or animal care. Your volunteer work with SGA in the Dominican Republic will have a positive impact on the local communities.

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Dream destination

Samaná in particular, with its pristine beaches and dynamic culture, is at the top of the list for volunteers. With SGA you will find the right project in this Caribbean jewel.

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Why you can rely on us

We at studentsgoabroad have been supporting volunteer work in the Dominican Republic for a long time and are proud to say, that we have a track record that you can trust. As one of the top placement agencies in the world you can focus on the amazing experience of volunteering abroad. Here are our six reasons why we at SGA are the right choice for you:

Specialist for Volunteering in Dominican Republic since 2004

Recognized and Proven Volunteering Programs

Most Affordable Internship Agency

Individual Advice & Preparation Assistance

Reliable Project Coordinators in the Caribbean

Introductory Programs On-Site (Orientation)

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Ask all your questions!

Looking for a volunteer project on your own can be tedious. Is the project reputable? Where is it located? Our consultants will guide you through the process!

The registration process

Three steps to volunteer in the Dom. Republic


Create your profile

The first step is to create a profile and add your preferences for the internship. The travel details during the registration are non-binding and serve us as a first orientation. Also, no payment is necessary for this step!


Book free consultation

Next, you can schedule your consultation with us! Here we will answer all questions, and provide you with information on how your desired internship experience in the Dominican Republic can be realized. Of course this meeting is free of charge!


Secure your placement

Once all the requirements for your internship or volunteer service are met, we can start the placement process and send your application to our team in the Dominican Republic. This step is mandatory and a deposit is required.

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What else you should know.

More about volunteering in Samaná

We know that an internship in the Dominican Republic is an exciting step and we are here to advise you and answer all your questions about volunteering in Samaná so that you can focus on the positive aspects of your experience abroad.

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Transparent service from start to finish

Our StudentsGoAbroad support, as well as the local contact team will be there for you every step of the journey. Here’s what you can expect from us through all stages of your volunteer work in the Dominican Republic:

Only with StudentsGoAbroad will you get a service, that checks a whole range of conditions, before you have to pay anything. That's part of our quality of service promise at SGA. Before you make your down payment you will receive from us:

  • Validation check before registration whether your internship is possible

  • Application folder check (included)

  • Intercultural briefing

We know that planning a volunteer experience can be stressful. But don't worry, that's why we are here every step of the way! Before your arrival at your internship / volunteer destination, you can expect the following service from us:

  • Individual placement of internships with regard to subject, duration and time

  • Contact person of our local partner organization during the entire preparation phase for your internship abroad

  • Creation and processing of the contract between you and the company

  • Assistance with visa formalities

  • On request, an arrangement of a language course or organization of accommodation

  • Information about cheap flights, insurance, vaccinations, and other important travel information

New country, new environment - As soon as you arrive at your internship / volunteer destination life will feel like it is coming at you with 100 kilometers per hour. And that's why our services "on your arrival" will make sure you have an easy and comfortable start to this amazing journey that you have decided to embark on. Among other services you can count on us to do the:

  • Organization of the transfer to your accommodation

  • Presentation of a welcome package (depending on location)

  • Detailed information about the respective city and surroundings

  • SIM prepaid card for your mobile phone (depending on location)

  • Information documents on various leisure activities

  • Tips for using public transport

Regardless of whether you will stay two weeks, two months or even longer - During your stay abroad you will have a million questions, a multitude of things on your to-do-list and despite all of this time will feel like it's just flying by. And here are some good news - Our services don't end with you getting to your destination. Also during your stay we are there for you, with the following services:

  • Competent contact persons on site

  • Accompaniment to the company on the first day of the internship

  • Advice on the extension of the visa

  • Newsletter about events in your city or surroundings

  • Organization of trainee meetings

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