Approximately 8am-5pm

Flor de Bastión, Guayaquil, Ecuador


$5/day for housing plus fundraiser


Not free

All day


  • Airport Pick-Up and Drop-Off
  • Starfish Shirt
  • Cell Phone for use during volunteer experience (will need to add minutes)
  • Work related business expenses
  • Coordinate housing with a family in Flor de Bastión
  • 1 week in-country orientation
  • Assistance with Visa paperwork if staying beyond the 90-day tourist visa


  • Cost of Flight
  • Cost of Housing and FoodWith host families this is $5/person/night including housing and 3 home-cooked meals per day. (About $150/month)
  • Personal Expenses including re-charging cell phone with minutes, toiletries, bus fare, personal items such as laundry detergent & free time travel
  • International health insurance (recommended - For short-term experiences usually costs $50/$60 per month)
  • Updated vaccinations before the trip
  • Fundraiser for The Starfish Foundation($200 goal per volunteer)

If you do not wish to live with a family, we can give advice but you will be responsible for finding your own housing.

  • Intermediate Spanish (and willing to learn more!)
  • High School graduate, 18+ years old, (College preferred but not required); 16+ with chaperone
  • Experience working with youth
  • A passion for education and working with youth
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Strong sense of initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Travel experience in developing nations (recommended)


The Starfish Foundation, Inc.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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