Programme and Project Information


This information relates to all services (individual, group, internship and dissertation, professional, summer, spring break, corporate, English lessons, patois lessons and customized). It provides information on the programmes and projects, how it relates to the global sustainable development goals, the age requirements, programme and project requirements, available dates and minimum stay. You can also Contact Us at info@rsvpcaribbean if you have any questions.

Programmes and Projects Global Sustainable Development Goal Age Requirement Programme and Project Requirements Offered Minimum Stay Destinations
Child Care and Protection Programme

Good Health and Well-Being 16+ No specific requirement for some orphanages and day care centre. Volunteers with interest, studies or experience in social work, psychology, sociology or any related area are suitable.

All year round

1 week Jamaica, Grenada, St. Lucia
Elderly Care Programme

Good Health and Well-Being 16+ No specific requirement for some partners. Volunteers with interest, studies or experience in social work, psychology, sociology or any related area are suitable. All year round 1 Week Jamaica
Teaching Programme

Quality Education 16+ No specific requirement for teaching in early childhood, primary or high school. However, a good command of English is required. Volunteers with interest, studies or experience in teaching, early childhood development or any related area are suitable. 2nd week in January – 2nd week in June 2nd week in September – 1st week in December Due to school holidays 2 weeks Jamaica, Grenada, St. Lucia
Medicine and Health Care Programme

Good Health and Well-Being 18+ No specific requirement for pre-medical volunteers. Volunteers will only be able to observe. Medical students will also only observe and any practical work will be at the discretion of the partner. Professionals will be asked to register to do practical work, to observe only no registration is required. RSVP Caribbean will guide you through the simple registration process. All year round 2 weeks Jamaica, Grenada, St. Lucia
Nursing Programme

Good Health and Well-Being 18+ No specific requirement for pre-nursing volunteers. Volunteers will only be able to observe. Nursing students will also only observe and any practical work will be at the discretion of the partner. Professionals will be asked to register to do practical work, to observe only no registration is required. RSVP Caribbean will guide you through the simple registration process. All year round 2 weeks Jamaica, Grenada, St. Lucia
Physiotherapy Programme

Good Health and Well-Being 18+ Volunteers should have completed at least one year of physiotherapy studies (observation only), over two years any practical work will be at the discretion of partners. Professionals will be asked to register with to do practical work, to observe only no registration is required. RSVP Caribbean will guide you through the simple registration process. All year round 2 weeks Jamaica
Dentistry Programme

Good Health and Well-Being 18+ Volunteers should have completed at least one year of physiotherapy studies (observation only), over two years any practical work will be at the discretion of partners. Professionals will be asked to register with to do practical work, to observe only no registration is required. RSVP Caribbean will guide you through the simple registration process. All year round 2 weeks Jamaica
Sports Programme

Quality Education 16+ No specific requirement for teaching in early childhood, primary or high school. However, a good command of English is required. Volunteers with interest, studies or experience in teaching, sport development, sports medicine or any related areas are suitable. 2nd week in January – 2nd week in June 2nd week in September – 1st week in December Due to school holidays 2 weeks Jamaica, Grenada, St. Lucia
Humanitarian Programme

No Poverty 16+ No specific requirement. Volunteers with interest, studies or experience in building, engineering, construction, architecture, renovations, painting, carpentry, and plumbing are most suitable. All year round 1 week Jamaica
Environmental Awareness and Protection Programme

Clean Water and Sanitation 18+ Volunteers with experience and studies in marine biology, waste water management, environmental education, watershed management, tropical ecology, climate change adaptation, sustainable development or any other related fields are most suitable. All year round 2 weeks Jamaica
Entrepreneurship Programme

Decent Work and Economic Growth 18+ Volunteers with experience and studies in business development, entrepreneurship, accounting, finance, marketing, sales, human resource management or any other related fields are suitable. All year round 4 weeks Jamaica
Youth and Community Development Programme

Sustainable Cities and Communities 18+ No specific requirement, volunteers who want to learn more about community development in the Caribbean and who want to contribute to changing lives. All year round 2 weeks Jamaica
Health and Wellness Retreat Programme

Good Health and Well-Being 16+ No specific requirements, volunteers must require special intervention if suffering from psychological, mental or health issues.
  • September 1-30, 2017
  • November 1-30, 2017
  • January 1-31, 2018
  • March 1-31, 2018
  • May 1-30, 2018
  • June 1-30, 2018
  • July 1-31, 2018
  • August 1-30, 2018
  • October 1-30, 2018
  • November 1-30, 2018
  • January 1-31, 2019
  • March 1-31, 2019
  • May 1-30, 2019
  • June 1-30, 2019
  • July 1-31, 2019
  • August 1-30, 2019
  • October 1-30, 2019
  • November 1-30, 2019

(Minimum 15 persons required in each group)

4 weeks Jamaica
Reggae Music and Dance Project

Sustainable Cities and Communities 18+ No specific requirement. Volunteers who want to learn more about the reggae music are encouraged to apply. Volunteers with interest, experience and studies music, in cultural development, history, literature or any related areas are suitable. All year round 1 week Jamaica
Rastafarian Culture Project

Sustainable Cities and Communities 18+ No specific requirement. Volunteers who want to learn more about the Rastafarian culture are encouraged to apply. Volunteers with interest, experience and studies in cultural development, history, literature or any related areas are suitable. All year round 1 week Jamaica
Internship and Dissertation Projects

Child Care and Protection, Teaching, Medicine and Health Care, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Dentistry, Sports, Humanitarian, Environmental Awareness and Protection, and Rastafarian Culture

Good Health and Well-Being No Poverty Quality Education Sustainable Cities and Communities Climate Action 18+ Completed at least one year of study in relevant field See specific programme details See specific programme details Jamaica
Professional Projects

Child Care and Protection, Teaching, Medicine and Health Care, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Dentistry, Sports, Humanitarian, Environmental Awareness and Protection, and Rastafarian Culture

Good Health and Well-Being No Poverty Quality Education Sustainable Cities and Communities 21+ At least a Bachelor's Degree and one year work experience relevant to the programme See specific programme details See specific programme details Jamaica
Summer Projects

Child Care and Protection, Humanitarian, Sports and Medicine and Health Care

Good Health and Well-Being No Poverty Quality Education 16-18 Please see Summer Project

Summer 2018

Child Care and Protection

  • June 10-23, 2018
  • July 1-14, 2018
  • July 15-28, 2018

Medicine and Health Care

  • June 10-23, 2018
  • July 1-14, 2018
  • July 15-28, 2018

Humanitarian

  • July 1-14, 2018
  • July 15-28, 2018

Sports

  • July 8-21, 2018
  • August 5-18, 2018
See specific programme details Jamaica
Spring Break Projects

Child Care and Protection, Medicine and Health Care and Humanitarian

Good Health and Well-Being No Poverty 16+ Please see Spring Break Project

Spring Break 2018

  • Sunday, February 25, 2018 – Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Sunday, March 4, 2018 – Saturday March 10, 2018
  • Sunday, March 11, 2018 – Saturday March 17, 2018
See specific programme details Jamaica
Group Trip Projects

Child Care and Protection, Teaching, Medicine and Health Care, Nursing, Sports, Humanitarian and Rastafarian Culture

Good Health and Well-Being No Poverty Quality Education Sustainable Cities and Communities 16+ Please see Group Trip You select your dates and we will try our best to make it happen See specific programme details Jamaica
Corporate Projects

Child Care and Protection, Teaching, Humanitarian, Rastafarian Culture, Sports, Medicine and Health Care, Nursing, Holistic Retreat Projects

Good Health and Well-Being No Poverty Quality Education Sustainable Cities and Communities 20+ At least one year work experience You select your dates and we will try our best to make it happen See specific programme details Jamaica
Language Lesson Project

Quality Education 16+ No requirements for English, a basic command of the English Language for patois All year round 2 weeks Jamaica
Customized Project

Based on specific request 21+ Based on specific request Based on specific request Based on specific request Jamaica