To apply for a volunteering program with Island Volunteer, you must complete these steps to ensure that your stay with us can be tailored to suit your personal preferences.
1. Contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your preferred program, length of stay and interests/experience
2. Tell usthe preferred dates of your trip
3. We will e-mail you an application form to fill out. This will help us organize any activities outside of volunteering to give you the best possible experience in the Maldives. Send the form, along with a copy of your CV (if relevant) and a passport-sized photo.
4. Please send the following items:
i. A scanned copy of the photo page of your passport
ii. A scanned copy of your education certificates
5. Once your documents have been received and a suitable placement has been arranged, we will email you giving confirmation of your placement dates and an invoice for your payment. The fee given will be used to cover food during your stay (3 meals a day and afternoon tea), your accommodation, domestic transfers, extra activities and the administrative costs.
6. As soon as you have paid your invoice, please email us a receipt so we can finalize arrangements and begin applying for your visa. For some teaching, medical and counseling placements we will also need a police report that we can send along with your visa application.
7. Once your flights have been booked, email us a copy of your flight summary, a scan of your plane tickets and a copy of your travel insurance so that we can make the necessary domestic transfer arrangements.
8. Once everything has been confirmed, we will email you with all the necessary information that you will require before embarking on your placement. This will include information about your placement and the community you will be living in, a list of suggested clothing and personal items, and instructions on how to fill in your arrivals card when you enter the country.
9. If you have any extra requirements or need any other documentation from us, or just have some questions about volunteering with Huvadhoo Aid in the Maldives, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us!