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Volunteer at Beachfront Eco Lodge
Volunteer at Beachfront Eco Lodge

Our beachfront island eco-lodge is seeking work exchange volunteers for various tasks. Primary needs are for cooking, hosting/interacting with guests, and housekeeping. We also welcome anyone with one or a combination of the following skills: cooking; gardening and light landscaping; basic and general household maintenance; cleaning a […]

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Research Assistants for Turtle Projects
Research Assistants for Turtle Projects

The focus of our sea turtle conservation projects is to protect sea turtle nests from poaching and depredation by conducting night patrols and relocating nests to the project hatcheries. We are currently looking for research assistants at two sites. They will be responsible for assisting the coordinator in all aspects of running the […]

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Gardener & Writers
Gardener & Writers

Our secluded and tranquil beachfront jungle resort endeavours to provide the perfect tonic for each guest’s mind, body and spirit through nourishment, care, and a pure form of living through the practice of yoga and tranquil surroundings. Our vision is to live in harmony with each other and our beautiful environment; to embrace […]

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Teach English
Teach English

We are a UK charity that operates in a town of very high unemployment and limited educational opportunities. We warmly invite applications from people who are interested in becoming volunteer English teachers. Volunteers teach English to local adults and children, plus there are opportunities to teach music and other languages. To […]

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Library Intern
Library Intern

We are the world's leading independent organisation for children. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have worked in Bolivia since 1985 to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalised children and young adults through […]

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Albatross Project
Albatross Project

We are a non-governmental organisation that aims to reduce the unintentional capture of albatrosses and petrels by fishing with pelagic finfish (a technique of industrial fishing). This incident happens when the birds following the fishing boats in search of food get hooked when they try to eat the bait and drown. To reduce the captu […]

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Volunteer at a Shamanic Ashram
Volunteer at a Shamanic Ashram

We are proudly the protectors of the last "Molle" trees, a species native from Cochabamba, Bolivia. Our place, a shamanic ashram, was built 25 years ago. The founder has written more than fifty books and has given conferences in more than 1300 cities. Our principles are looking to improve the way to live your life; the lifestyle inclu […]

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Volunteer at EcoCentre
Volunteer at EcoCentre

Our Ecocentre was consciously designed under ecological and cosmological principles in order to ensure that our sustainable human settlement does not pollute the environment. The Ecocentre was built based on the recovery of Andean wisdom and ancestral construction models. It was mainly built with natural materials and applies eco-frie […]

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English Teaching & Leadership Development
English Teaching & Leadership Development

We are a not for profit organisation dedicated to providing quality education for students to compete globally and make a positive contribute to the world. We use foreign volunteers to help support our English teaching and leadership development programs. Most of our students have never interacted with someone who speaks English or w […]

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Volunteer at Dog Shelter or Teach English
Volunteer at Dog Shelter or Teach English

We are a small non-profit organisation looking for volunteers interested in helping out at a dog shelter or teaching English. Working at the dog shelter includes a combination of helping with the maintenance of the facility (e.g. cooking, feeding, and cleaning up), taking the dogs out for walks, and rescuing abandoned dogs at risk. […]

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Community Based Conservation
Community Based Conservation

Our cloud forest reserve is a project which mixes conservation, eco-tourism and education. It is a national example of conservation at a community level and is administered and managed by various members. The reserve comprises an area of 765 acres, and together with neighbouring conservation areas and reserve constitutes a total cons […]

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Work Trade Volunteers
Work Trade Volunteers

Our hostel is sustainable and eco-friendly. We built our tree houses, dorms, and cabinas using building materials harvested from within a 30-mile radius; we use biodegradable soaps in our washing machines and kitchen that drains into a pond filtration grey water system; we compost all organic matter; and we have chickens that fertiliz […]

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