Have you ever dreamed of spending your summer vacation in a foreign land? Are you the type of person who is excited by a challenge? Do you enjoy helping others? If so, volunteering abroad may be the alternative school break you are looking for! No longer reserved for college students or graduates, high school students now too can participate in programs in Haiti, volunteering in a variety of aspects.
SAVE THEIR LIVES has a number of different project development areas. Choose to volunteer in environmental and conservation research, building projects, teaching and education, community development, child care, sports coaching and we have many excellent medical and health placements for those with experience or studying medicine or a related health science.
We provide all of the necessary means for having a wonderful travel experience from start to finish.
Your summer vacation trip should be the time of your life; full of nonstop action, working, tropical beaches, awesome pool parties, and exciting night events.
Our People are:
Passionate about providing the ultimate travel experience for our travelers
Committed to providing both a safe and fun trip for our travelers
Reliable – Ensuring that the trip that you book is not only what you get but exceeds your expectations
Our onsite supervisors are dedicated to ensuring that every facet of the trip is safe and that our travelers are always in a position where they feel comfortable.
• Duration: 1 week to 1 year
• Cost: $350.00 ($1200) for 4 weeks, ($250) for each week thereafter
• Requirements: Age 14+ • Project activities: Educating, health care, micro credit project, community development, organic farm, construction and renovation projects, feeding and playing with the children
• Working hours: 8.30-2.30pm Monday - Friday
• Project Availability: Year-Round. What is included:
• Accommodation: Home stay with hot, running water, and electricity, Wi-fi Internet, free unlimited calls at home to call USA, Canada and Mexico
• Food: 3 meals per day – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
• Airport pick-up/Drop off
• Training: Pre-departure pack, on-site orientation and project induction included • Support: 24-hour staff support
• All volunteers are given a local phone with 100 minutes weekly to call USA, Canada and Mexico.
• Activities: Staff helps organize evening and weekend activities.
•What is not included
Project Quality SAVE THEIR LIVES evaluates every project we offer to ensure that we only commit to programs with genuine need for volunteer aid, not just financial assistance.
Know your limits
Be aware of your surroundings and the people you meet or travel with on your vacation
Do not carry open containers in public
Do not litter
Be respectful of the local people and their homes
Look both ways before crossing the street
Don't buy, use or sell drugs
Drugs are illegal in Haiti and such laws are strictly enforced
Abide by the rules at beaches and pools
Do NOT go on the beaches or swim at night
No diving in the pools
Follow all rules posted at the pool or on the beach
Swim at your own risk when a lifeguard is not on duty
Follow any flags or posting markers on the beach; these are used to warn you about dangerous tides, harsh water conditions, or any other condition the beach patrol determines to be risky
Follow these travel tips
Be respectful to all citizens of the country or destination you are visiting
Drink a lot of bottled water
Wear sun block at all times
Do not leave the volunteering area
Call home and let your loved ones know you have arrived safely
Write all your credit card numbers down in case you need to reference them
Support like no other
The team at SAVE THEIR LIVES will provide hands on customer service with every step of the journey. We provide the required resources in order to make the trip the best that it can be, if not better.
Safety first and foremost
Save Their Lives provides 24/7 emergency support for everyone who is partaking in one of our programs. We only operate with handpicked programs and partners to ensure reliability, safety, and a meaningful experience for our customers.
Experienced and trusted advisors
We have been in the NGO field for decades, and will continue to maintain a safe, secure, and easy process for the next adventure.
60 Rte de Fermathe
Kenscoff, Département de l'Ouest, Haiti HT6120
Duration:Less than 3 months
Time commitment:Full time (30-40 hours/week)
Times of day:Mornings
Days of week:Weekdays
Extra details:Fee required
International volunteer options:International volunteers welcome