Working Holiday or Farm Stay in Chile

Location: Chile: Rural Areas, Santiago and 2 other cities

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, Multiple Year

Dates: Year Round

1290 N. Williams St. Suite 303 Denver, CO 80218 United States

Call Us

Phone: (303) 321-8278

Fax: 303-847-5445


Our working Holiday program is a great option for someone looking to experience Chile and learn Spanish while covering some of the expenses by working! Working Holiday programs provide free board (all of your meals) and lodging. In some cases, even compensation money. These unique programs are offered in the tourism sector and give you the opportunity to explore Chile and get to know people from around the world!

Placements can be arranged with:

*Ski Centers

*Surf Schools


*Tour Operators

Please note that placements with Ski Centers and Surf Schools are very limited and that Chilean seasons are opposite to the USA and Europe (ski season is June- Aug and surf season is Oct- April). Hotel and Tour Operator positions are only offered in Santiago as internships and not as work holiday programs.

*Farm Stay

Our Farm Stay programs are a great way to escape your everyday life and experience rural Chile. The Farm Stay programs primarily take place on horse ranches, farms with other animals (husky dogs, goats, sheep, cows, etc.), touristy farms, agricultural plantations, zoos, etc. The program sites are usually located in beautiful a


* Experience Chile and learn Spanish and have your expenses covered!
*Only $695 regardless of how long your program lasts.

Travel Types
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga
  • Trekking
  • Vacation Packages
  • Surfing
  • Tours
  • Student Tours
  • Sports
  • Snowboarding
  • Scuba
  • Sailing
  • Rafting
  • Photography
  • Mountaineering
  • River Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fly Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Downhill Skiing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Eco Tours
  • Camping
  • Climbing
  • Mountain Biking
Type of Programs
  • Work Experience
  • Experiential Learning
  • Language Immersion
  • Outdoor Education

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

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Pre-departure Support: ELI's staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help volunteers to prepare for their travels.

Airport Pickup: Volunteers are met at the airport in Santiago and provided with transportation to their program site.

In-country Orientation: Each volunteer program starts with a two to three day orientation which covers important topics on the logistics of living and working in Chile. Spanish classes are also provided.

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Business
  • Cooking
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Equestrian
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Nutrition
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Microfinance
  • Pastoral Work
  • Organic Farming
  • Arts
  • Parks
  • Small Business Development
  • Tourism
  • Trail Building
  • Tree Planting
  • Volunteer Management
  • Water Projects
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Other

Participants Travel to Chile


Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Written Application
Year Founded