Service Trips  |  Ecuador Service Trip

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Interested in applying for a chance to join The D. Gary Young, Young Living Foundation on our next service trip to Ecuador? Sign up for updates below and we'll let you know once the application process begins for our next service trip. Then be sure to scroll below to see details from a previous service trip. This is a life-changing opportunity to truly bless the lives of others.

Ecuador Service Trip Details

What is the trip schedule?

The trip will take place from December 2–8. Members selected will participate in hands-on service projects, mainly improving the homes of students and families who desperately need adequate shelter. Members will also spend time interacting and creating memories with the Young Living Academy’s students and staff!

What is the trip cost, and what does it include?

The cost of the trip is $3,500 USD per person, which includes flights, transportation, hotel accommodations, food, and other expenses while in Ecuador. The cost of the trip is tax deductible for U.S. citizens who make contributions through the Young Living Foundation. Payments to individuals are not considered tax deductible.

When can I submit an application?

Applications are currently closed. Click here to sign up for updates and we'll let you know once the application process begins for the next service trip.

What factors are considered for acceptance?

Applications will be evaluated based on skills, experience, desire, and an applicant’s history of supporting the Young Living Foundation.

When will I find out if I’ve been selected to go?

Applicants will be informed as to whether their application has been accepted or not by July 2, 2018 via email. Those who have been accepted will have until August 3, 2018 to commit by making a nonrefundable deposit of $500 USD, which will go toward the overall cost of the trip.

What service will attendees perform?

Service projects will primarily include construction and home improvements as well as teaching and interacting with the students. Construction will include hauling and lifting bricks, mixing mortar, and working with rebar. Please consider your personal health conditions and all associated risks when applying.

Are there any age restrictions?

Construction-type work will make up a significant portion of the service projects, we are only accepting applications from ages 8 and up.

Who can I contact for more information?

We look forward to serving together with you! Please email us at with any specific questions you may have.

When will other service trips be offered?

Other service trip opportunities will be open for applications later in June 2018.