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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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Science Communications Intern
Science Communications Intern

We are an NGO working to protect some of the most pristine coastal and marine ecosystems in Central America, including the healthiest coral reef in the whole Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System. We work by building local capacity for conservation and fostering community participation in sustainable management of natural resources. We ar […]

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Innkeeper Couple Wanted
Innkeeper Couple Wanted

We are a small inn with house and vehicle (UV) rental, located in a quiet residential neighbourhood on the western side of a tropical island. We are looking for a motivated, outgoing, modern, innkeeper couple. Tasks include checking guests in and out, vehicle rental handling, supervision of staff and property. Reservations, administr […]

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Leatherback Program Research Assistant
Leatherback Program Research Assistant

Each year from March to June our research team collects information about the endangered leatherback turtle. We work closely with Costa Rican authorities, the Tortuguero community and other leatherback nesting beach monitoring groups in Costa Rica. Information collected during the annual Leatherback Program plays a key role in develop […]

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Home for Rescued Animals
Home for Rescued Animals

Our project seeks to acquire a permanent home to hundreds of animals that have been rescued from abuse and neglect, providing them with better living conditions and emotional balance, stability and enough space to allow rehabilitation and future adoption. We value the assistance of volunteers in our daily work. We need people who lov […]

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Teach English in the Galápagos Islands
Teach English in the Galápagos Islands

We are seeking energetic and motivated English teaching volunteers in one of the most unique corners of the world – the Galápagos Islands! Become a part of an internationally diverse faculty and staff at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) Galápagos Extension campus. The campus has been operating for ove […]

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