Volunteer in South Korea - United Planet - 6-12 months

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Program Description

Volunteer in South Korea with United Planet, get immersed in the vibrant culture, and foster meaningful relationships with the community. Despite being one of the most technologically advanced counties in Asia, South Korea is still loyal to its Confucian legacy, looking for harmony and balance in all spheres of life. During your volunteer project in South Korea, you will see ancient temples, picturesque mountains, and busy cities.

As a volunteer in South Korea, you will have an opportunity to participate in a variety of projects. If you are interested in working with children, you can assist in running a home for abandoned children or work with kids from low-income families. Also, you can participate in social welfare programs for the elderly or volunteer at a center for people with disabilities.

United Planet is working with International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) for its long-term programs. As a volunteer, you will be hosted by ICYE South Korea, which is ICYE’s South Korean partner organization.


Volunteer opportunities include:

-Assisting to run a home for abandoned children
-Volunteering at a center for people with disabilities
-Participating in social welfare programs for the elderly
-Working with children from low-income families


19 – 26 years old
Citizen or resident of the United States or Canada

Volunteer Types

What`s Included

Extensive pre-departure preparation, including a training weekend in New Hampshire with United Planet staff
Food and lodging in your host country
Airport transfers
Emergency medical insurance
In-country orientation upon arrival and ongoing support and supervision throughout your Quest
Language training
Mid-year camp (for 1 year volunteers) and final camp
Monthly stipend for incidental expenses

Program Locations

Seoul, South Korea

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Program Details

United Planet
  • South Korea: Seoul
Summer, Winter
Program Duration:
6-12 months
American, Canadian
Starting at USD 8,995
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