The acquisition of a foreign language for a Galapagos resident provides countless personal, social, and economic opportunities. More importantly, foreign language skills are not limited to tourism, but include areas such as scientific research, education and many others. The English language program offers courses for children ages 4-12, teenagers ages 13-18, and adults at all skill levels.

Availability  April 25th – February 20th

Accommodation  Home stays / Half-board

Program duration Three weeks minimum / Maximum 10 weeks

Age range  18 years +


  • Motivation to teach English to children, teenagers or adults.
  • Teaching experience is not required.

Program highlights:

  • Share your time with people who live in the Galapagos Islands, while you practice conversational  English.
  • Experience the unique nature of the Galapagos Islands.
  • Improve your Spanish skills by communicating with students and local family.


  • Airport pickup at arrival in Quito.
  • One night hostel accommodation in Quito.
  • Detailed orientation meeting and walking tour of the city.
  • Accommodation at home stay in San Cristobal Island – half board.
  • 24 /7 hour assistance.

Not Included

  • International and *domestic flights (Galapagos flight upon request).
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee USD 120
  • Any activities beyond your planned itinerary.


May 1th – February 25th


From USD 1210 – Three week program

Volunteer Role

Some of your responsibilities as a volunteer include:

  • Daily attendance in classes
  • Teach English to children of different age groups
  • Focus the lessons on conservation topics on Galapagos
  • Help children with their homework
  • Lead discussion groups about topics concerning Galapagos

Day schedule:

Time Activity
7:00 Breakfast at the host family
8:30 Free time – prepare lessons of the day
12:00 Lunch
14:00 After school children come to project to learn English and learn about the conservation of their home Galapagos.
17:30 – 19:00 Classes for adults

Working Hours: Monday – Friday 14:00 – 19:00 approx.

Please note: Itineraries and activities are subject to change, according to the time of the year, and according to school needs.

GET Ecuador gives personalized assistance to all our participants, just complete the following steps:

1. Decide the approximate travel date and program or trip.
2. Send an email including name or names of the applicants, date you wish to start, and any questions you may have to:  info@gettoecuador.com

3. Your e-mail will be answered within  48 hours by e-mail.
4. You will receive the confirmation of your reservation, application form and payment options.

Private Departures

GET Ecuador organize customized programs for groups of 4 or more. We can offer private departures on any of our published itineraries enabling friends, families or organizations to enjoy any volunteer and travel program at special rates.

Dates can be chosen to suit your needs.


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