Welcome to Your Haiti Volunteering Resources Page!
Check out these links to learn more about where you will be staying and what to expect while being a volunteer in Haiti
Poured Out requires the following vaccinations before attending a Haiti Trip
- MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
- Tdap (Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertusis)
- Mosquito Spray
Poured Out recommends the following prescriptions for a Haiti Trip
- Ciproflaxin (Cipro) –an antibiotic that can be extremely helpful for traveler’s diarrhea and bacteria-based ailments, talk to your physician about getting a prescription and dosage
- Malaria Prevention Medication -traveling to a tropical region always presents the risk of mosquito-borne illness, talk to your physician about which type of malaria prevention is right for you, some prescriptions need to be started 1-2 weeks before traveling
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) recommends the following additional vaccines for a Haiti Trip
- Poliovirus Vaccine
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- visit the CDC Haiti website for more information
Poured Out recognizes that each volunteer will assume their own risk in regards to which medications and vaccinations they get in preparation for their trip. While some volunteers take all preventative measures, others stick to the basics/required vaccines and medications. Talk to your physician about what’s right for you.
- Click Here to Download Our Trip Packet for important information about your trip, as well as the Following Required Forms:
- Insurance Liability Waiver (If you cannot submit a copy of the front and back of your insurance card)
- Information Release & Consent Form (Required)
- Liability Waiver (Required)
- Trip Rules & Guidelines
- A copy of the Photo Page of your passport as well as the front and back of your insurance card are also required
- Ready to submit your Required Trip Forms? Click Here!
- Poured Out will purchase insurance for you while you are in Haiti
- There is no additional fee for this, as it is included in your trip cost
- Click Here for Coverage Details of Your International Insurance
- If desired, additional insurance may be purchased by volunteer
- Trip Cost is $1,500 per person + plane ticket
- Trip Cost covers all expenses in country, including lodging, breakfast, dinner, transportation, translators, filter purchases, , insurance, etc.
- Trip Cost covers the sponsorship of 4 FAMILIES to have clean water for life! You will not only be helping to install filters, but also be responsible for 4 families having clean water for 15+ years!
- Plane Ticket costs vary depending on time of year and departure location. Talk to your trip leader for details.
- Coordinate travel dates with your individual trip leader upon getting accepted for a trip!
- For any questions about your trip, email us at HaitiTrips@poured-out.org
- Refund Policy: For any and all cancellation cases on the individual volunteer or Poured Outs part: $200 trip deposits are nonrefundable. These deposits cover nonrefundable expenses in trip planning and coordination. Each volunteer is also responsible for the full cost of their airline ticket if booked through Poured Out. If a trip is cancelled for any reason, the volunteer will receive milage credit for their American Airlines ticket to be used within 12 months of the purchase date (ticket change fees may apply to milage credit, according to American Airlines). The remaining balance of the individual’s trip payments can be refunded (up to $1,300 if volunteer has submitted payments in full for trip). Volunteers agree to this refund policy when signing the Trip Commitment Form online in their trip planning process.
- The following applies to all trip cancellations: whether the volunteer is no longer able to go for any reason, or if Poured Out deems it necessary to cancel the trip due to safety concerns, staff availability, inclement weather, or any other reason.
- $200 Nonrefundable Deposit: This deposit does not get refunded regardless of timeframe of cancellation or payment. These deposits cover nonrefundable expenses in trip planning and coordination.
- Airfare Cost: After the airfare cost due date, each volunteer is responsible for the full cost of their airline ticket if booked through Poured Out. This cannot be refunded. If a trip is cancelled for any reason, the volunteer will receive milage credit for their American Airlines ticket to be used within 12 months of the purchase date (ticket change fees may apply to milage credit, according to American Airlines).
- Remaining Trip Cost: The remaining balance of the individual’s trip payments can be refunded (up to $1,300 if volunteer has submitted payments in full for trip).
- Who Receives Refunds: Legally Poured Out must refund trip cost donations to the donors who sent payment. If the individual volunteer submitted payment, they will receive the refund; otherwise, whomever donated the support will receive refund checks.
- Compliance: Volunteers agree to this refund policy when signing the Trip Commitment Form online in their trip planning process.