Volunteer programs in Bali
One of the ways to get to know a country is to volunteer, but not just any volunteer, but a different volunteer experience; where you can meet, live and feel the true essence of that place and its people. You can do this through a Volunteer in Bali, in this magnificent island of Indonesia.
Get to know this wonderful country for yourself, which also needs that time that you can dedicate to a social cause as important as this.
CHILD CARE IN BALI
TEACHING GIRLS AND BOYS IN BALI
CONSTRUCTION IN BALI
SEA TURTLES IN BALI
WHAT ARE THE NEEDS IN VOLUNTEERING IN BALI?
These are some of the achievements in Indonesia, where the volunteer in Bali will help in some of them according to the project.
- child marriages
- Kids from the street
- sexual exploitation
- Low quality teaching
- Lack of schooling in the provinces
- Widespread poverty
- child violence
- Lack of birth registration
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO VOLUNTEER IN BALI?
To be part of the volunteer programs in Bali , no specific training is necessary, it is only required:
- Committed person, since you actively participate in educational and social activities that require your commitment.
- Knowledge of Indonesian language or English.
- Willingness and ability to work as a team. It is important, since you collaborate with other volunteers and with people from different cultures.
- Be empathetic and have respect for their culture and way of life).
- As a volunteer you have to be flexible and easily adaptable.
- Good conduct and comply with the rules of the country and the organization.
- Be of legal age or come with your parents.
In each project, you can consult the requirements that are specifically requested to carry out a Volunteer in Indonesia .
WHERE WILL I BE DURING MY VOLUNTEERING IN BALI?
The projects will be developed in the town of Pejeng and it will take between 15 and 30 minutes by car to reach the center of Ubud, depending on the traffic. There are grocery stores in the town and 24-hour mini-marts are available in the center of Ubud.
For your purchases there are small local shops that will take 5-10 minutes to walk where you can find everything you need, you will also find restaurants and cafes: There are several places in the village, where you can relax and hang out with other participants in your free time . It takes about 5 minutes by car or 20 minutes on foot to the center of town.
- The projects are within walking distance of the house where the volunteers stay.
- It is not necessary to use public transport to go to the projects, since you can walk, which is approximately 10 minutes.
WHEN TO DO THE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM IN BALI?
Teaching projects at Volunteering in Bali are open all year round except for the school calendar. You can start your collaboration on a Monday. arriving in the country on the weekend
Updates are made regularly so that the information is as accurate as possible, even so, when working in low-income countries, it can always differ a little, especially in the months of July and August.
|Saturday June 4, 2022 End of the school year|
|Wednesday June 8, 2022 Galungan celebrations|
|Saturday June 18, 2022 Kuningan celebrations|
|Saturday July 9, 2022 Eid-ul-Adha – Feast of the Lamb|
|Friday July 15, 2022 Beginning of the school year|
|Saturday July 30, 2022 El am Hejir Eid-ul-Adha – New Year|
|Wednesday August 17, 2022 Independence Day National Holiday|
|Saturday September 10, 2022 Marathon Sporting events|
|Saturday October 8, 2022 Birthday of the Prophet – Eid-Milad Nnabi|
|Monday October 24, 2022 Optional Buddhist-Hindu holiday|
|Tuesday November 15, 2022 G20 Summit Secular holiday|
|Friday December 23, 2022 Mid-term break|
|Sunday December 25, 2022 Christmas Day|
ARRIVAL AT YOUR DESTINATION
The local organization will welcome you at the Bali-Denpasar Airport (DPS) located 40 km from the volunteer’s house, about 1 hour away depending on your arrival
Depending on the time you arrive in Bali, you will rest and on Monday you will be given an orientation about the house, the project and the activities to be carried out. At that time, the coordinator responsible for the project or area where you will be assigned will tell you about the rules, regulations and procedures to follow during your volunteering.
From Tuesday onwards you will be self-sufficient to carry out your work as a volunteer
If during the last few months you have been in a Latin American or African country, you must present the yellow fever vaccination card
REQUIREMENTS BY COVID-19
- Currently, if you are vaccinated against covid-19, you will not need to apply for a visa in advance, or quarantine, or take a test before traveling or upon arrival. Requirements to travel to Indonesia
Do you need a visa to volunteer in Bali?
- If you are going to be in Indonesia for less than 30 days, you do not need a visa. if you come from Spain
- For more than 30 days up to 60 is a visa on arrival of 35 euros
- Passport in order and valid for at least six months.
- Round-trip ticket
- Vaccination certificate
What is security like when volunteering in Bali?
As in any country, you have to take certain precautions and know how to handle yourself in certain zones and areas.
In general, tourist areas are safe, but we also recommend you keep these details in mind:
- Notify your coordinator, in case of making an excursion.
- Have the telephone number of your coordinator and the address where you are staying at hand.
- Avoid giving information about the place where you are staying, the project and your colleagues (volunteers).
- Avoid leaving things in the sand while you bathe
- Do not bring anyone who is not from the organization to the volunteer’s home.
- Travel in austerity in your daily transfers and in your excursions.
- Avoid drawing attention to yourself with jewelry and accessories.
- If you can, avoid taking out your mobile phone in public places.
- Try to use the safe transport services of the country.
- Avoid walking alone or alone through unknown streets.
- Never get into an unknown vehicle with someone you don’t know.
- Do not drink any drink that you do not know the origin of.
ACCOMMODATION IN YOUR VOLUNTEER IN BALI
The volunteer house is located in Pejeng Kaja, 15 Minutes From Ubud which has shared rooms for volunteers between 4 and 8 per room that include all the facilities and enough space for them to interact and enjoy their time in Bali. There are two centers in Pejeng that are specially equipped for the accommodation of participants.
What is the accommodation like when volunteering in Bali?
- Bed in a secure room that you share with other volunteers.
- 3 Meals during the week (breakfast, lunch and dinner) 2 weekends
- Shared bathroom
- Hot water
- Purified water
HOW IS THE FOOD?
Indonesian cuisine is delicious and diverse, it has a wide variety of flavors and foods that you will try during your stay in the country. Typical dishes included Mie Goreng (fried noodles and vegetables), Nasi Goreng (fried rice and vegetables), or Gado Gado (mixed vegetables with satay sauce).
It is an ideal diet for vegan or vegetarian volunteers, Indonesian cuisine uses a lot of tofu and tempeh (soy), some western dishes are also available. Breakfasts are varied and include pancakes, fresh fruit, toast, etc. Tea, coffee and purified water are available in the house. We do not recommend drinking tap water.
Integrating into these communities means enjoying the different rhythms of life and the fantastic opportunity to make local friends. This type of accommodation offers you these possibilities.
You must bring your own padlock
The contribution in volunteer projects in Bali for a period of 14 days is €.
ONE COST (There is no registration fee)
What is offered to the volunteer in Bali?
- Welcome at the airport and accompaniment
- Accommodation during your volunteer stay
- 3 meals during your volunteering (2 weekends)
- 24/7 support from the Adventure Volunteer team
- Monitoring and evaluation of the program
- Orientation and induction to the project
- Certificate of weeks completed in your volunteering
- Guide, advice and management in choosing the program
- RC and volunteer insurance
- Tax certificate for income relief
What is not offered to the volunteer in Bali?
- Flight to Bali
- Entry fees to the country
- Vaccines, if required
- Internal transport or excursions
- Trips inside or outside the country
- travel medical insurance