Volunteer in Philippines
Volunteer in Philippines

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Volunteer in the Philippines with Volunteering Solutions that offers most affordable volunteer programs including, Public Health Nutrition, Teaching – Elementary Education, Childcare – Orphanage and, Hospital Volunteer Project at rural medical clinics.



Philippines - Quick Facts

Start Dates : All Year Round

Duration : 2-24 Weeks

Program Location : Tacloban

Minimum Age : 17 years+

Certificate : Offered after Program completion


At a Glance

Currency Used : Philippine Peso

Language : Filipino & English

Travel on Weekends to: Manila or explore the beautiful beaches

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Volunteer in Philippines

Be a volunteer in Philippines with Volunteering Solutions and choose from a range of the most affordable volunteer projects including Public Health Nutrition, Teaching Program, Childcare, and Medical Volunteer Project at rural clinics. Volunteer programs in the Philippines are located in and around Tacloban city; on the island of Leyte. Volunteer work in the Philippines would be a great opportunity for gap year travelers as well as high school/ college students to acquire useful international work experience. 


  • Experience local way of life and culture by staying with a Philipino host family
  • 4 meaningful volunteering opportunities all year round from 2 to 24 weeks
  • Low-cost volunteer projects including airport transfers, orientation, meals, support and accommodation
  • Detailed orientation and city tour on arrival with the local team
  • Explore Leyte Province or travel to other islands on weekends

Best Volunteering Opportunities in Philippines

Breanna - Volunteer in Public Health Nutrition Program in Tacloban
"Volunteer work is an indescribable fulfillment. I was in the middle of going to school for nursing when I felt I needed to figure out myself before I continued. And what better way to learn about myself by helping others and falling in love with the world. I've learnt an enormous amount here in the Philippines. Life here is simple and extremely beautiful."

Breanna - Volunteer in Public Health Nutrition Program in Tacloban View

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Weekend Travel Options

There are a lot of things to do in the Philippines, considering the fact that there are 7000 islands! Explore Tacloban City and other places in Leyte. During the weekends, volunteers usually visit the local areas of interest such as San Juanico Bridge, the Santo Nino Shrine, and the MacArthur Landing Memorial Park. You can also travel to Manila, the capital city. Some volunteers also opt to explore Cebu Island and experience its amazing nightlife. Discuss with the country coordinator before you plan anything.

Take a day trip and go kayaking at Lake Danao - kayaking at Lake DanaoThe guitar-shaped Lake Danao in the island of Leyte would be perfect for a day trip during the weekends. You can go for a refreshing swim in the tranquil water or rent a kayak and explore the rest of the area.

Visit the Santo Nino Shrine and Heritage Museum - Tacloban City is filled with historic sites, and you'll be amazed while exploring the Santo Nino Shrine and Heritage Museum, built by former President Ferdinand Marcos. Take a trip to this beloved heritage site and see its wide collection of antiques and artworks not only from the Philippines, but also from Germany, Italy, and France. At the shrine, you will see the image of the Santo Nino, which is the Catholic’s title for the baby Jesus.

Go for a trek to Masaba Falls - In case you are looking for some adrenaline rush and trekking is there on your bucket list, then you'll definitely enjoy going hiking up the Masaba Falls. The only way to reach the site is by river trekking, and it usually takes 30 to 60 minutes before you reach the site. Along the way, you will pass through the forest, giving you a chance to get closer to nature. When you arrive at the seven-tiered waterfalls, you can go for a swim or just sit on one of the rocks and admire the scenery.

Head off to Cebu -Cebu island How about planning a 2 days trip to another island? With its sugar-white beaches, azure waters and pristine coral gardens, the island of Cebu in the Philippines is the perfect tropical escape. You can simply chill on the beaches, and take a dip in the turquoise waters. It'll be the best way to unwind!

Go snorkeling at Kalanggaman - If you are a water baby, craving to take a dive and get closer to the underwater world, then you can head off the Kalanggaman beach, which is one of the best places for snorkeling in Leyte.

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