“ISVolunteer” has now implemented an exciting new educational component, with every ISV Project now being co-led by an ISV University Leader

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The ISVolunteer Experience

Get excited about making a significant Impact on our Planet while experiencing first-hand the life-changing ISV program. ISV has chosen three of the most amazing and diverse counties on planet Earth for you to volunteer and explore: Australia, Thailand and the Dominican Republic.

You will witness exciting cultures while visiting some of the most gorgeous and famous beaches, mountains, underground cave systems, and rainforests on Earth. All three ISV countries give you the opportunity to experience firsthand, the vibrant cultures and warm, friendly people. Students will no doubt, fall in love with these beautiful countries and their unique and festive cultures.

As you volunteer, you will experience the incredible fulfillment, to which tens of thousands of past ISV students have testified, due to this life-changing opportunity to significantly make a phenomenal difference in humanitarian or environmental initiatives. Give of yourself to help improve quality of life through community building and children’s programs, including arts and crafts, music, recreation and health education. You could also participate in volunteer projects designed to support endangered species management and habitat restoration.

Adventure tour activities may include waterfall rappelling in the Dominican Alps, scuba diving or snorkeling on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, or water rafting through the pristine jungles in Thailand.

Volunteer Projects

First Two Weeks

The Dominican Republic

Projects focus on children’s health education and community development

  • Health education programs for impoverished children
  • Building homes for single parent families
  • Improving access to water and sanitation
  • Construction of schools and community centers
  • Recreation, sports, art & crafts activities
  • Community recycling and clean-up programs
  • Teach music, dance and theatre


​Projects focus on both community development and Conservation

  • Improving the Lives of Children in Chiang Rai with education and health care programs
  • Endangered Elephant Conservation and Rehabilitation
  • Protection of Asian Threatened and Endangered Wildlife (Pre-Vet Available)
  • Children’s Outreach and Community Development
  • Cultural Exchange and Sustainable Development in Ethnic Thai Communities
  • Construction of schools, homes and community centers


Projects focus on Environmental Conservation

  • Habitat Restoration for Native Flora and Fauna
  • Australia: Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Endangered Spices Management
  • Rainforest Regeneration
  • Koala Bear Rescue Center

Adventure Tour

Second Two Weeks

The Dominican Republic

Travel across this tropical island for non-stop culture and adventure

  • White water rafting on the Yaque del Norte River
  • Surfing and snorkeling in the warm waters of the North Coast
  • Canyoning and rappelling
  • Cliff-jumping and sliding down natural waterfalls
  • Exploring one of the largest caves in the Caribbean
  • Discovering the colonial city of Santo Domingo and beach culture of Cabarete
  • Merengue, bachata and salsa dancing!


Travel across this exotic Asian Country for non-stop culture and adventure

  • Canyoning near Chiang Mai
  • Thai Cooking classes
  • Elephant Nature Park
  • Hill Tribe Trek and White Water Rafting
  • Mountain climbing in Khao Sok
  • Snorkel in Railay Beach
  • Sea Canoeing


Travel up the East Coast of the Largest Island in the world for non-stop culture and adventure

  • Sydney Aquarium and Sky Tower
  • Abseiling in Blue mountains
  • Surfing in Byron Bay
  • Frasier Sand Island Indian Head Tour
  • Airlie Beach – Blue Pearl Bay
  • Passions of Paradise, Great Barrier Reef
  • White Water rafting the Tully River