Community Enrichment Team #DROrphanage7

COUNTRY: Dominican Republic

ARRIVAL: May 14, 2017
DEPARTURE: May 20, 2017
DURATION: 7 Days
ARRIVAL CITY: Santo Domingo
DEPARTURE CITY: Santo Domingo
COST: $1695

Just 3 more volunteers to make this trip a 'go'!

Volunteers will be working in partner communities in the Dominican Republic and along the border in Haiti to provide services to those in need. They will also have the opportunity to learn valuable skills and explore the cultural landscape in a meaningful way.

Community Enrichment Teams

ISL’s community enrichment teams participate in a number of projects that enhance quality of life in a developing community. From cleaning up a beach or a neighborhood, constructing or refurbishing schools, clinics, community centers or residences, to planting trees, flowers and vegetable gardens, the ways in which volunteers can contribute are numerous! In additional to lending a much needed hand, volunteers have the opportunity to expand their worldview by experiencing the language, art, cuisine, and customs of another cultural landscape.

Regardless of background, volunteers are able to receive an invaluable opportunity to travel, learn about another culture, and serve a developing community.


Dominican Republic


What ISL Provides

ISL Provides 24-hour accompaniment by professional, bilingual staff, airport pickup/drop off, all ground transportation, all lodging, two meals per day, safe drinking water, professional project guidance, instruction, supplies, cultural tours, and basic recreation.

What to Bring

Project supplies and donations of oral health supplies welcomed. Volunteers will need funds sufficient to cover one meal per day, premium recreation, personal spending, and departure tax.

Meet the Staff

Dr. William Jimenez Histology Dominican Republic
Dr. William Jimenez
Medical Educator

Dr. Jimenez is from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. He has worked as an assistant professor of histology for almost four years. He has a strong interest in research and plans to do an internship at the National Direction of Health Research at the DR Ministry of Public Health. Dr. Jimenez see partnering with ISL volunteers as “a once in a lifetime opportunity to… Read more

Evelyn Puello
Evelyn Puello
Country Coordinator and Team Leader

Evelyn has worked with ISL since 2009 and says she feels “extremely happy to have the opportunity to connect amazing volunteers with Dominican and Haitian communities, contributing to improve the health of many”. Her focus is to ensure that teams feel part of the community while improving their clinical skills, learning about collaborative work, and of course, having fun! (And maybe even learning how to… Read more

Activity Information

Project supplies and donations of oral health supplies welcomed. Volunteers will need funds sufficient to cover one meal per day, premium recreation, personal spending, and departure tax.