IFRE Volunteers

Volunteer Abroad for College Students

IFRE offers an amazing range of volunteer opportunities for college students

  • Experience a sense of satisfaction unlike any other as you give children and adults the chance of a better future.
  • Gain experience, new friends and a greater understanding of the world by living like a local in a foreign culture
  • Unparalleled high reviews and ratings, Guaranteed lowest program fees in the US – starting from $100 - $200 per week.
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Volunteer Abroad for College Students

Are you a college student who is looking for an affordable opportunity to travel the world and volunteer some of your time to the needs of others?

Join one of IFRE’s affordable and reputable international volunteer programs for college students for an opportunity to explore a new country and culture and lend a helping hand to people, animals, and communities in need.

Are you looking for a budget-friendly, safe, and meaningful way to take a trip overseas? IFRE has the best and most affordable volunteer overseas opportunities for college students. There are programs in twenty different countries throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

IFRE has helped over 22,000 volunteers just like you to pursue their dreams of traveling while also doing some humanitarian work. IFRE has the expertise and experience to help you plan and set off on a trip of a lifetime.

There are all different types of volunteer abroad projects for college students. You can opt to spend your time volunteering with healthcare, childcare, education, community development, women empowerment, or even animal and environmental conservation.

There is truly something for everyone! IFRE has the expertise, the resources, and connections to ensure that you have the most rewarding and satisfying trip overseas.

Alexandra Miller

These last six weeks of volunteering have been a truly amazing and life-changing & very wonderful experience for me.

Alexandra Miller


Leslie Slade

I had an excellent time, better than I ever could have imagined. Other volunteers were so nice and willing to help.

Leslie Slade

- Vermont, USA

Don Maddocks

I had a wonderful experience. I had the opportunity to teach children of all different ages.I am sad to leave!

Don Maddocks


Manko Blakely

My volunteer experience with IFRE has been unforgettable. It has opened my mind & heart. Staffs were very helpful.

Manko Blakely

- Germany

Benefits of joining one of IFRE’s affordable volunteer abroad for college students programs

There are so many wonderful benefits and rewards that naturally accompany the decision and commitment to going on a volunteer abroad trip for college students. Your heart will grow and burst with joy and satisfaction knowing that your efforts changed someone’s life for the better.

The realization that your actions have the power to make a difference in the world and have a positive impact on the lives of others prompts an indescribable feeling. This experience will be a great accomplishment and one that produces memories that will surely last a lifetime.

It is likely that this volunteering abroad opportunity for college students will help shape your future.

You will learn so much while you are on your volunteer abroad trip for college students. You will learn about the world and about the problems others are facing.

You will learn about a new culture and way of life. You will probably start to learn a new language. And you might even learn something new about yourself. This will be growing experience and will impact you in a very positive way. Who knows, you might even discover a new passion and career path.

IFRE’s Most Affordable Volunteer Abroad for College Students Programs

IFRE offers some of the best and most affordable volunteer overseas opportunities for college students. There are all different types of projects and locations to check out and choose.

Here are some of IFRE’s top recommendations for the most budget-friendly volunteer abroad trips for college students available today.

Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica

If you’ve always dreamed of visiting Costa Rica and love the beach and animals, this volunteer abroad trip for college students is going to be a dream come true for you! Spend your days working with sea turtle conservation efforts in the beautiful Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica.

You will help to mark nests, collect eggs, release hatchlings, and educate the local population about the importance of sea turtle conservation.

Health Project in Guatemala

If you are interested in healthcare, this volunteer abroad program for college students will be an amazing hands-on and eye opening experience for you.

You will have the opportunity to help bring basic healthcare to Guatemalans who unfortunately don’t have the financial means to seek treatment elsewhere.

Orphanage Project in Uganda

Sadly, for a number of reasons such as the devastating effects of the HIV/AIDS virus and poverty, thousands of children in Uganda are left homeless and without a family. Y

our time, compassion, energy, and love will make a significant difference in the lives of these wonderful and deserving children in Uganda.

Orphanage Project in Cambodia

Join a team of big-hearted and compassionate full time workers and volunteers from around the globe in an effort to provide care, love, and education to the countless orphan children of Cambodia by joining the volunteer abroad summer trip for college students.

Monkey Project (South Africa)

While the Monkey Project was once only focused on rescuing and rehabilitating abandoned, injured, or sick monkeys, now they also take in all sorts of other wildlife. If you are an animal lover, this program would love to have you come help them take care of all of their animals.

Spending time in South Africa is also an opportunity that will surely create an abundance of memories and experiences that you will never forget and will be eager to share with your friends and family back home.

Community Development in Kenya

Travel to and explore the Massai region of Kenya and lend a helping hand with community improvement projects such as building and renovating schools, hospitals, orphanages, and roads.

Your contribution to this summer volunteer abroad project for college students will make a world of a difference to this community.

Street Children Project in Ecuador

Volunteer at a number of different organizations that are working tirelessly to help children who are living in poverty, in danger, or alone on the streets by spending time teaching and helping them with their schoolwork, mentoring them, or just being a friend.

This heart-warming experience will have a positive impact on these deserving children.

Teaching in Rural School in Peru

Most schools in Peru, especially in rural areas, are extremely underfunded and understaffed. When you volunteer teaching in Peru, you will help to teach computer skills, physical education, art, and most importantly English.

Your dedication to one of these schools and the students there will make a significant impact. You have the power to help shape the future of these wonderful Peruvian children.

Volunteer Teaching English in China

Learning English is a valuable and potentially life changing skillset that most students are eager to acquire. Volunteering to teach English in China is a choice that will greatly improve the chances of future success for the students with whom you teach.

China is also a fascinating country to spend time in and explore.

Women Empowerment Project in India

Unfortunately, due to poverty and social/gender inequality, many women in India are struggling to survive and take care of their children. When you join this volunteer with women empowerment project in India, you will be helping to teach valuable crafting and business skills to women and helping to teach and take care of their children, as well.

Helping women and children in need in India will be an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your heart.