CC International provides for all food, lodging, volunteer project coordination, a full time bilingual guide, in-country transportation, travel emergency medical insurance, support of project partners, and a recreation activity.  Our projects in Puerto Rico address issues such as youth, education, hunger, homelessness, and the environment.  We work with local organizations that a proven track record meeting the needs of their communities. Let us know what types of projects your team wants to do and we can build your itinerary.

Sample Itinerary

 

Day 1

  • Arrive San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport,  met by volunteer coordinator, transfer to lodging site

Day 2

  • Breakfast at lodging site
  • Local Ecosystem Orientation at Cabeza de San Juan Environmental Preserve
  • Lunch at Lighthouse
  • Conservation Project at Cabezas de San Juan

Days 3 & 4

  • Breakfast at lodging site, pack lunch
  • Ecosystem restoration projects
  • Projects on environmental preserves and in El Yunque Forest
  • Dinner at lodging site

Days 5 & 6

  • Breakfast at lodging, pack lunch                                  
  • Projects with Boys and Girls Club of Puerto Rico.  Volunteers will complete projects to improve the facility in the morning and work directly with youth in the afternoon helping with homework, assisting with recreational activities, and helping youth practice speaking English. Volunteers will also do an environmental education activity on both days.
  • Dinner at lodging site
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Day 7

  • Breakfast at lodging site
  • Coral reef education and exploration,catamaran trip
  • Lunch on Catamaran
  • Dinner at lodging site

Day 8

  • Pack for departure
  • Breakfast at lodging site
  • Drop at airport 2 hours before departure

Accommodations and Meals

Volunteers will stay volunteer facilities that have been inspected and approved by CCI. In order to be approved facilities must have the following;

  • Safe and clean sleeping areas
  • Clean and functional bathroom facilities
  • Showers
  • Sanitary food services
  • Access to medical support
  • Onsite communications
  • Electricity
  • Fresh water

Recreation

The recreation program will vary based on the location of your project. Possible activities include rainforest hiking, rafting, surfing, snorkeling and horseback riding. The recreational activity is included in the project service fee.

Project Service Fee

The Project Service Fee of $885.00 per person is based on seven nights and eight days, and includes all food, lodging, in country transportation, full time volunteer coordinator, project materials, liability insurance, and educational/recreational activity.  Project Service Fee does not include flights to and from Puerto Rico.  Fill out a volunteer team sign up form to get started.