Social and Community Development Internship

Location: Jamaica: Ocho Rios

Program Duration: 5-8 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks, Summer, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

V2 Volunteer & Vacation

Kemp House 152 City Road London, EC1V 2NX England


Our social and community development is designed to improve people’s lives and communities through team-oriented work that aims to bring social change to local communities.

Our partner NGO’s, government departments, and community organizations operate within local communities, working to ensure that local people actively participate in and benefit from good governance, economic prosperity, sustainable environment, and social well-being.

Aim of the project:
-Improve the general living conditions of local communities.
-Promote positive social change among locals
-Provide support through partnership with local development organizations

The field of Social and Community Development works with projects, partners, and roles available. Tell us what you are interested in, your experience, and or field of study and we will find your perfect match that benefits local communities and helps your studies and professional development.


1) A unique opportunity to experience a side of Jamaica that most tourists rarely see.

2) Live in the heart of the community and get a chance to bond with the locals, building life-long friendships.

3) Placements are hands-on and fulfill a genuine need in the community, so volunteers are contributing to positive change.

Intern Types
  • Development
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • International Trade
  • International Relations
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Social Work
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Tourism
  • Sustainable Development
Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Orientation & training
Volunteer project
Airport pick-up
24/7 staff support
Professional recommendation letter on completion of project

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Small Business Development
  • Agriculture
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Public Health
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Environment
  • Gender Issues
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Microfinance
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Youth Development
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Guest House

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Year Founded