Bridges to Community is a nonsectarian, nonprofit organization that brings more than 700 volunteers to Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic each year. Teens and adults of all ages work alongside residents to relieve suffering and revitalize communities as part of comprehensive and sustainable local development plans. Join us! One of the lives you change will be your own.


Bridges has been leading meaningful and productive international service trips for 25 years.
This is our impact in the last 12 months:

Nicaraguan and Dominican lives impacted
Bridges volunteers
Houses built and repaired
Latrines and Bio-digesters built


The Bridges to Community volunteer experience is unlike almost anything else you can experience—it will challenge you, surprise you, inspire you, and change you.  Bridges to Community has 25 years of experience leading international service trips for volunteers of all ages. Bridges to Community forms long-term relationships with community partners, ensuring meaningful development projects that meet real needs.

Volunteer Resources

Already registered for a transformative experience with Bridges? Click here for resources on what to pack, how to fundraise, and more!