What is a
For thousands of years, Indigenous and traditional communities recognized the importance of transitioning safely from one stage of life to another through Rites of Passage.
These programs utilize an educational model based on the Rite of Passage Framework and are designed specifically for groups of teens aged 15-18 years.
This is a structured program with activities designed to expand awareness & confidence through self discovery, connectedness and giving back to those less fortunate.
Experiences that are
Dr. Arne Rubinstein
Founder and CEO
How it Works
Working with schools throughout Australia & New Zealand, we run set in-takes during school holiday periods
Our intakes range from 10 to 20 students per group with dedicated IVI coordinators trained in Rites of Passage
We’re a non profit org and charity with over 30 years experience supporting overseas volunteer missions
We work in under-priviledged communities with genuine needs where students can give back in a meaningful way
IVI have a long & proven track record delivering safe, quality and meaningful experiences overseas
Our accredited in-country coordinators facilitate rites of passage workshops to engage & inspire students
Group Volunteering Overseas Experiences
Take part in a true humanitarian effort in one of the poorest regions of India
Indicative CostRites of Passage 2 week program for Students 15-18 yrs
- In Country Transportation
- 3 meals p/day
- Rites of Passage Coordinator
- In-country 24/7 Support
- Meaningful Volunteer Project
30 years of volunteering overseas
Charity & Non Profit Organisation