Dominican Republic: Service and Cultural Exchange in Rural Village

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Village of Cruz VerdeCruz Verde, Yabacao Region, Monte Plata province 00000DO

Class with two Sister Island Project volunteers in December 2011 after an English lesson.


Come make a difference! Experience the warmth and vibrancy of Dominican culture as you stay with a family in a home-stay setting and carry out needed service activities.

Opportunities for short and long-term volunteering, assisting in schools, home construction projects and other service activities. Spanish-language immersion in a rural Dominican community that is very appreciative of visiting volunteers.

We welcome your skills and creative activity ideas. We're happy to work with you to set up service activities based on your interests that meet community needs.

Service trips include a guided day trip to Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone and a Caribbean beach.


  • Spanish
  • General Education
  • Child Development
  • Music Arts
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Variable.
  • Conversational Spanish is very helpful.
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