Make a REAL difference in Colombia with Love Volunteers Childcare & Development Program






What’s not to like about a program set in a gorgeous historical coastal city that enables international volunteers to work directly with underprivileged children? This essential program is based in the historic and beautiful city of Cartagena de Indias, situated on the Caribbean Sea. With a tropical climate and renown as the country’s tourism hub, volunteers will have the opportunity to experience the areas amazing history, architecture and bustling social scene. The aim of this volunteer program is to supply volunteers to work with several foundations that offer extracurricular activities for children across a wide range of classes and activities. At-risk youth benefit greatly from additional attention, care and support. This amazing program offers just that – giving deserving children the ability to thrive. Join Love Volunteers in picturesque Cartagena and do your bit to help better the lives of children in need.

Goals of this Project:

  • Provide lessons to children to expose them to a wide range of extra-curricular activities
  • Provide essential teaching support to guide their learning
  • Expose non-English speakers to native English speakers in order to improve pronunciation and conversational skills
  • Create a love for learning new things among the children
  • Expose volunteers and locals alike to different people and cultures

Fee Required




  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available


  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

Love Volunteers welcomes all those 20 years and over who wish to assist in the ongoing support and development of marginalized and at-risk children of Colombia. This highly interactive and varied project does not require participants to have a background in the field of childcare, as there are many ways you can assist. However, volunteers with suitable education, qualifications or experience are highly sought after. Regardless, a volunteer’s individual role can often be tailored to suit their particular skills and interests. Importantly, all applicants must first and foremost have a genuine willingness to help, show drive and initiative, and bring a positive 'can-do' attitude. If this sounds like you, we want you on the team!

Additionally, volunteers applying to join this program will be required to supply to following documentation:

  • Emergency contact
  • Police check