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Marine Scientists
Marine Scientists

We specialise in gap year, graduate gap, career break and summer gap programs. We are looking for Marine Scientists to help set up and establish a new volunteer run marine project on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. You should be enthusiastic and committed to protecting the marine environment with a passion to inspire others. […]

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Seasonal Lead Host
Seasonal Lead Host

We are looking for an outgoing, energetic and responsible couple or individual for the position of Seasonal Lead Host. We are a rustic guesthouse located at the trailhead to Mt. Chirripo, Costa Rica. Many travellers come to the area not only for the Park, but to enjoy the cool air, free-access hiking, waterfalls, slow village life an […]

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Volunteer with Women’s Cooperative
Volunteer with Women’s Cooperative

Our mission is to empower women by giving them opportunities to economically support their families, while also providing services to improve the quality of life for the entire community. Over the past 25 years, we have grown from a small baby-weighing program to women’s cooperative employing over 100 local women and making hand […]

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Volunteer in Nature Reserve
Volunteer in Nature Reserve

We are a non-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation of our environment. Our objective is to create a connection between man and nature; through this connection people develop compassion and a sense of responsibility towards Mother Nature. Our mission stresses the importance of man caring for the environment. Our work is ded […]

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Social Work in the Andes
Social Work in the Andes

We are a non-profit, volunteer-driven organisation that works directly with the most vulnerable populations in the Peruvian Andes and leads several volunteer projects, especially focusing on children and women. The work with the children involves planning and running of workshops and support courses in different fields (art, cooking, […]

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Empower Children and their Families
Empower Children and their Families

We enable impoverished children and their families in underserved communities to break the cycle of poverty and reach their full potential through programs promoting nutrition, health, education, and community development. In general, we seek volunteers who have qualifications and skills in one the following areas: Arts, Crafts&nb […]

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Hostel and Projects Management
Hostel and Projects Management

Our idyllic hostel get away combines low-impact, natural living with projects that actively benefit the village. We work with the local community and surrounding areas to create and support social and environmental community-based programs, while providing a sustainable and positive eco-hostel destination for travelers and volunteers […]

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Volunteer Team Leader
Volunteer Team Leader

We are an eco-village with a Permaculture volunteer centre researching local organic gardening techniques for the community, and producing food for a nearby yoga resort. We are looking for an experienced, long-term volunteer to live and work onsite at our farm. You will work closely with the farm owners and Spanish-speaking staff to […]

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Manatee & Monkey Rehabilitation
Manatee & Monkey Rehabilitation

Our Volunteer Programme provides people of all ages with the opportunity to gain experience in tropical conservation and wildlife rehabilitation. Our volunteers are involved in all aspects of day to day care of orphaned and injured manatees, and monkeys rescued from the pet trade, and preparing them for release into the wild. Our Man […]

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Health Care Providers
Health Care Providers

We are a rural health care centre tht strives to provide affordable, sustainable, quality health care to a culturally diverse and impoverished indigenous population. Our clinic is staffed full time by an international multi faith group of medical volunteers. We are always in need of more doctors and nurses, dentists and dental techn […]

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Frog Behaviour Research
Frog Behaviour Research

We are looking for a volunteer to assist in data collection for research on the evolution of vocalization behaviours in tropical frogs during the dry season in Panama. The volunteer will live and work alongside graduate staff and gain exposure to a variety of field techniques including video and live specimen capture. This experience […]

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Art Therapists & Qigong Teachers
Art Therapists & Qigong Teachers

We are a Shipibo shamanic healing centre offering intensive ayahuasca / plant spirit healing retreats with predominantly with women healers. We are dedicated to offering our guests the chance to benefit from the ancient healing wisdom of the Shipibo people, and to helping this unique culture to preserve its knowledge and identity in t […]

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