Volunteer in Chile

3 volunteering Projects in chile

Volunteer in Program in Chile with GapXperience. We have 3 volunteer projects available including English teaching, farming experience, renovation & construction projects and the Culture Week.

You can combine different projects easily with us without any extra costs! Join us in Chile from only £435, US$535, AU$750 or €485 without any extra costs susch as registration, admin, bank or credit card costs!

Fast Facts

Location: Coihueco, Chile
Start Dates: Start every Monday
Arrival and Departure: Airport on Sunday at Conception Carriel Sur Airport at 10.00 or at 14.00
Duration: 1-8 weeks
Age: Join from 17 years old
Prices: From £435/US$535/AU$750/€485

about the program in chile


We see volunteering and meaningful travel as an essential part of personal and career development, playing a key role in building on life and work related skills. We aim to provide life changing volunteer & travel experiences for individuals looking to take part in placements during a volunteer abroad experience, gap year, career break or a meaning trip abroad.

The volunteer program in Chile starts every Monday. You will arrive on Sundays and transferred to your accommodation. You can choose to start your program with the Culture Week but this is not compulsory. This week is designed to ease participants into the lifestyle of Chili and to meet up with other volunteers.

Choose from 4 meaningful project in Chile. You can combine different volunteer projects in one program location without extra costs.

Holidays in Chile


Volunteers need to be 17 years or over to participate
Volunteers aged 17 are required to present a parental consent letter
You need to have your own travel insurance in order to join the program
Participants need to be in good health
As this is a cross-cultural program it is important to be flexible and open to local customs and traditions
All participants must have a clean criminal background check and present it to the coordinator upon arrival


Throughout your stay, you will have the support and guidance of our the team of local coordinators of our partner who will provide you with assistance and help you with any thing that you may need. The coordinators will provide support in all aspects of your projects starting from arrival to departure.


You will be located in the outskirts of Coihueco, an interesting town 400 km South of Chile’s capital, Santiago Bangkok. Coihueco is both a Chilean commune, and a city, in Ñuble Province, Biobío Region. The commune borders Argentina on the east and the provincial capital, Chillán, on  the west.


You will stay in a single gender shared room together with other participants.

There are 3 meals included from Monday to Friday and 2 meals per day on weekends.



Established over 14 years ago, we have grown to become one of the world’s leading provider of gap year & volunteer programs with over 200 programs in over 30 countries around the world.

We see volunteering and meaningful travel as an essential part of personal and career development, playing a key role in building on life and work related skills. We believe that by volunteering, experiencing, living & working side-by-side with local communities in developing countries, participants can come away with a greater understanding of the global community, the cultural diversity and the challenges that developing countries face.

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projects in chile

You can choose to start your program with the Culture Week but this is not compulsory. Please find below the projects that are available in Chile. You can build your own program on the application form where you can choose which project you want to join and you can also combine different projects and create your own volunteer program in the Chile.

Culture Week

Learn about Chile & immerse yourself in the area and culture. This is your kick start into a new country and way of life. This week will take you around to important locations related to Chile’s history and culture. Through cooking and language lessons, visits to memorial sites and places of interests, handcraft lessons and more, all which will help you easily integrate into the local culture and give you everything you need to settle into this special place!

For full details click here


Teach English at various schools in Chile in secondary and high schools in the area. English is hard for the local students and this is where your help is needed. This program is a great way to improve the English knowledge in the area.

For full details click here


Assist the locals with construction projects by getting your hands dirty and give something back the community. This project asks you to get your hands dirty doing construction work, repairs and renovations for the local community.

For full details click here

Farming Experience

Work with local farmers in Coihueco with planting, picking, cleaning and harvesting on their farm. This project is a perfect way to get fully immersed in the rural Chilean lifestyle. There’s fruit, vegetable, animal and flower farms. There’s big and small farms, and you will be helping where the help is needed to give you the best experience.

For full details click here

prices of the program in chile

Prices in Pounds
1 week : 435 Pounds
2 weeks : 650 Pounds
3 weeks : 865 Pounds
4 weeks : 1075 Pounds
+1 week : 230 Pounds

Prices in US$
1 week : 535 US$
2 weeks : 795 US$
3 weeks : 1065 US$
4 weeks : 1330 US$
+1 week : 285 US$

Prices in AU$
1 week : 750 AU$
2 weeks : 1120 AU$
3 weeks : 1490 AU$
4 weeks : 1860 AU$
+1 week : 395 AU$

Prices in Euro
1 week : 485 Euro
2 weeks : 725 Euro
3 weeks : 965 Euro
4 weeks : 1205 Euro
+1 week : 255 Euro

There is an extra cost of £30/US$40/AU$50/€35 for construction project

What’s included : Volunteer Program • Airport pickup • Accommodation • Meals • Support • Pre-departure information

Not included : flight, insurance, visa, criminal background check, vaccinations, transport back to the airport at end of the program, personal expenses

Why Book with GapXperience

Lowest Prices

Our prices are some of the lowest of similar programs without reducing the quality, support and services.

Fixed Price

With us there are no extra costs such as registration, admin or credit card costs, only one fixed price.

Combine Projects

With us you can combine different projects in one program location at no extra charge.

Book Together

Book together with one or more persons and you all get a discount of £30/US$40/AU$50/€35.

Combine Countries

Combine programs in different locations/countries and get 5% discount from the second program!

Returning Customers

Many of our customers join us again every year. Returning customers get a discount of £30/US$40/AU$50/€35.

How to Book your Program

Participants are encouraged to submit their applications as far in advance as possible as places on the program are limited. Apply today and get ready for one of the most amazing experiences of your life!

Application Form
Fill out the Application Form. We will process your application and let you know if your application was successful within 24 hours.

Pay your deposit to reserve you place in the program. You can pay the deposit in these currencies: £95, US$135, AU$185 or €125.

Remaining Fees
Pay the remaining fees, minus the deposit which you already paid, six weeks before your start date of your program.

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