27/09/2018

What should I pack for a Live Different Build? (Packing List)

Here's our suggested packing list, please note that a country-specific packing list will be sent to you 4-6 prior to your departure.    
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26/09/2018

Do I need a passport to participate in a Live Different Build?

Yes. A valid passport is mandatory for all Live Different Builds destinations. Don’t worry if you don’t have one at the time of registration, you can notify us when you receive it. If you hold…
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26/09/2018

Can I get community/volunteer hours for school?

Yes! Once your Live Different Build has ended, please contact our office and we will send you a letter stating that you have completed volunteer hours with us. You may also bring your own letter…
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26/09/2018

How does Live Different ensure the safety and well being of their participants?

Live Different has a long history of safe, positive and life-changing humanitarian travel projects - taking over 5,000 students since 2005 with no serious injuries or incidents. We recognize there are always safety measures and…
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26/09/2018

How can I contact my family during a Live Different Build?

Staying connected is easy!  Prior to departure we will provide you with emergency contact information that loved ones back home can use if they need to get in touch with you. Our staff leading your…
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26/09/2018

What is the food like on a Live Different Build?

The food is delicious at each of our destinations! In the Dominican Republic, the resort often provides us with delicious buffet-style meals. In Mexico, we hire local cooks who make the best Mexican food (tacos,…
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25/09/2018

Do I need a travel visa?

If you hold a Canadian passport, you do not need a travel visa to participate on a Live Different Build. If you hold a passport from a country other than Canada, it is your responsibility…
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25/09/2018

Do I need to speak another language?

No, but it does help! On each of our Builds, we will always have local translators available to facilitate conversations. We do our best to provide our volunteers with many opportunities to communicate with the…
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25/09/2018

Will we have opportunities for adventures or is it all work?

Although you will be working very hard, we also make sure you have opportunities to have some fun! Each volunteer will be afforded one day off for relaxation and/or adventure. We want you to experience…
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25/09/2018

Can families participate together on a Live Different Build?

Of course! If your child (children) will be younger than 14 by the start date of the Build their fundraising goal will be 50% off the standard fundraising goal. Please contact our office for more…
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