2015 applications are now open! Apply now!

Volunteer Service 2 (March 16th to July 26th/November 28th) application deadline for US applicants extended for 2 more weeks!!

The new application deadline for US citizens interested in volunteering in VS 2 is now – November, 10th, 2014.  

Please be sure to review all relevant information about the program thoroughly before applying.

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Click here for more information about volunteer services and dates.


Are you going to be in Chile this January? Consider working in our English Summer Camps, which will be held from January 5-9 and 12-16! Volunteers receive in-country transportation, food, accommodations, health insurance, as well as $130.ooo CLP per week of camp!

Please click here for more information and instructions on applying to work in the Summer Camps!


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The English Opens Doors Program

National Volunteer Center

The English Opens Doors Program, of the Chilean Ministry of Education and supported by the United Nations Development Program, aims to increase the English proficiency of Chilean students and teachers of English as an indispensable skill to aid in Chile’s continued development in our globalizing world.  An exciting and important part of this initiative is to bring native and near-native English speakers, between the ages of 21 and 35 years, into Chilean public and subsidized schools to develop the listening and speaking skills of young Chileans as well as to encourage cultural exchange.  These native and near-native English speakers are recruited, selected, and trained through the National Volunteer Center to volunteer as English Language Teaching Assistants in the Chilean school system.