• Our Program

How It Works

Before you go:


  • Take a course through your university*


  • Participate in pre-departure seminars - preparing you for a cross-cultural experience


  • Receive support in fundraising or accessing grants/scholarships

During Placement:


  • Live with a host family and volunteer at a local organization


  • Engage in group reflections


  • Be supported by an Intercordia Mentor

Returning to Canada:


  • Participate in a reintegration seminar


  • Receive ongoing support from Intercordia


  • Find ways to… Get involved / Continue to learn / Engage in solidarity

*There are also opportunities for students who do not attend universities partnered with Intercordia Canada. Please get in touch with us to find out more.