Volunteer in Nicaragua

Volunteering in Nicaragua since 535€

Teaches and learns with children the possibility of creating a better world

HOW WILL YOUR VOLUNTEERING IN NICARAGUA

Nicaragua is considered the second poorest country in Latin America and the safest in Central America. It has a great biodiversity in flora and fauna, which can be seen in its grounds, lakes, mountains, rivers and volcanoes. It offers a variety of tourism activities like: hiking in the mountains and volcanoes, exploring the city center and water sports. Among its most important cities are León, Granada and its capital Managua. Its official language is Spanish, 70% of its population is mixed and 5% is indigenous population.
We will pick you up from the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport which is located 11 kilometers from downtown Managua. You will be received by the local coordinator of the organization, which will take you by public transport to the family home where you will stay until the end of your project. Depending on the time, you will have a day of orientation (the same day or the next one), in which we will tell you in general the basic rules of the house and the area, as well as the explanation of the program to be developed according to the time of year. You will have a room with bathroom that you will share with other volunteers. You will have access to the common areas and layout of the kitchen. The house has WIFI connection. Accommodation includes all three meals a day. Each volunteer will have keys for access to the house.
 
  • Airport Pickup
  • Accommodation at the volunteer’s house
  • Three (3) meals per day
  • Orientation day about the area of ​​your project
  • Adventure Volunteer Team Support 24/7
  • Program monitoring and evaluation meeting
  • Induction to your program
  • Volunteer certificate
 
  • Flight
  • Visa, if necessary
  • Health insurance
  • Internal transport
  • Return to the airport on the last day
  • Drinks or special foods
  • Travel inside or outside the country
Your flight should have as final destination the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport, formerly called Managua International Airport, where you will be transferred to the family (home of the volunteer), according to organization and information given by the coordinator. Flights cost between 500 and 800 Euros depending on season. You can find flights in the following airlines Iberia, Delta, American Airlines, United and Copa.

GRANADA

Granada is located in the south of Managua and near the most beautiful beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Also known as the Gran Sultana, for its landscapes, colonial houses and its hospitality. In this small but exotic place you can find the Mombacho volcano, the lake Cocibolca and its archipelago. It’s visited by many tourists of the world for its natural and historical attractiveness.

WEATHER

From May to October is the rainy season, you’ll find temperatures of 27º and 32º degrees and between November and April it is a dry season and temperatures are 35º and 40º degrees.

DIFFERENCE TIME

Time difference between Nicaragua and Spain, France, Germany and Italy between April and September is 8 hours less than these countries. (-8h in Nic) Time difference between Nicaragua and Spain France, Germany and Italy between October and March is 7 hours less than these countries (-7h in Nic) Time difference between Los Angeles (USA) and Nicaragua is 1 hour less (-1h in Nic) Time difference between Argentina and Nicaragua 4 hours less. (-4h in Nic)

MONEY

The official currency is Córdoba, in your trip you can use both the local currency and Dollars, it is preferable to change the currency in the country of destination, or before traveling to your bank or withdraw money through credit cards in Nicaragua. It is not advisable to change at the airport you could lose money.

NATURE RESERVE – MOMBACHO VOLCANO

It is south of the city of Granada, where you can hike through the cloudy forest located in the Pacific of Nicaragua, where you can appreciate its flora and fauna. The volcano is extinct, now is a home to many different species of birds, mammals and amphibians, it also has a museum which you can visit and know a little more about the spirit of this place.

THE ZAPATERA ISLAND

It is part of the National Park Archipelago of Zapatera; you can appreciate the Zapatera lagoon which was created from an ancient crater of the volcano (which is currently extinct). You can also enjoy nature with walks and excursions in the archaeological and wooded areas or be fond of a day of fishing in the calm waters of the lake.

OMETEPE

It is a product of volcanic activity, located in one of the largest lakes in Central America it’s a unique place because it has two volcanoes in the middle of its lake. If you like outdoor adventures and full of nature, climbing or walking, this island is the right place for you.

CITY OF LEÓN

Destination to visit, surrounded by places that show you the real culture and history. You can also do sandboarding, a sport to perform in the black ashes of the black volcano.

Programs available in Nicaragua

Kids with special needs

Support and work through personalized and small group classes of children with hyperactivity, bullying and special needs, with the objective of proposing and elaborating activities, dance workshops, drawing, pedagogical games to obtain social and labor insertion for them.

School reinforcement

Education is one of the most important pillars for the development of all people. Currently, in Nicaragua, many children do not have the opportunity to have access to a correct education, so this program seeks to guide children in areas such as Spanish, mathematics, English. School reinforcement is organized in workshops for primary and secondary levels.

Support in social orphanage

Provide girls with tools that facilitate their skills development and enhance their knowledge through personalized and permanent work with them.

Construction with adobe

Involve the community in the activities of construction and conservation of the environment and houses made of adobe

Why choose us

Safety

We guarantee the safety of the volunteer at all times, housing and safe programs

24/7 support

tention 24/7 of all the equipment of Adventure Volunteer, throughout the process of your program

Experience

All members of our team have extensive experience in international cooperation and work with the volunteer

Some of the volunteers who have signed up for our programs

\"I really liked the education project at the Psychology Center where I shared and worked with hyperactive and socioeconomically disadvantaged children in the home. I realized that there is a lot to do at the educational level and despite all the people, it is very generous and honest , Thank you with the looks, smiles and gestures, all this accompanied by the coexistence with other volunteers, there is no time that I can say that I have gone wrong, it has been a very beautiful experience \"

Almudena
School reinforcement

\"From the moment I arrived I felt welcomed by the community, the children and their families. The small gestures of love make you see things from another perspective and without realizing they are the ones who make a change in you, despite the different situations in which they live, they receive you with a smile. Return home with the best of experiences and memories. I would go back and recommend this project, learning and happiness that you can find has no word \"

Ruben
Teaching and environmental conservation

Steps to apply

Starting your next international volunteer is very simple. Just follow the next steps

1

Fill in the application form, selecting the program in which you are interested.

2

Before 12 hours, we contact you to confirm your acceptance of the program.

3

Once confirmed your place, you can make the reservation by paying 150 € in 7 days and finally buy the plane ticket and make the payment of the program 30 days before your arrival.

Registration form

Volunteer and helps a social transformation

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(+34) 619 -346-221 [email protected]

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