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Intercultural Education Program
Intercultural Education Program

We are an international NGO that aims to revolutionize education in Latin America. We are looking for globally-minded volunteers to facilitate weekly workshops at schools and other educational institutions. Through intercultural exchange and by using interactive teaching methods, volunteers will work with students to build their confi […]

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Field Research Assistant
Field Research Assistant

A field research assistant is needed for the investigation of the endangered endemic El Oro Parakeet, Pyrrhura orcesi, throughout its breeding season. The project examines the impact of habitat fragmentation on this cooperatively breeding parakeet. As a final objective, the project aims to design a corridor protecting El Oros’ […]

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Animal Rescue & Care
Animal Rescue & Care

We are a non-profit organisation that helps vulnerable and abused urban animals, providing integral care to almost 500 animals monthly, most of them dogs, cats and horses. If we cannot find people to adopt the animals we rescue and provide treatment for they are taken to a beautiful farm up in the mountains between Cali and Pacific c […]

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Cricket Coach
Cricket Coach

We are currently undertaking an ambitious cricket development scheme, in a country where most people have not even heard of the sport. We are introducing cricket to local young people via a series of grassroots programmes, working in conjunction with the local council, schools and police force. We have made great progress recently, b […]

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Sustainable Construction
Sustainable Construction

We are a radically sustainable construction company that constructs unique and sustainable residential homes and businesses. All of our profits go to fund our education school, which specialises in green vocational training. We design and construct radically sustainable buildings which empower their owners to live more sustainable an […]

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Team Leader
Team Leader

We’re looking for Spanish speakers to support teams of volunteers aged 18-25 on sustainable development projects. This is your opportunity to become fully immersed in a Spanish-speaking community, whilst working with motivated do-ers to inspire and empower local communities and young people to create lasting behaviour change. R […]

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Teaching Assistant Intern
Teaching Assistant Intern

We are a non-profit organisation dedicated to providing disadvantaged children with a free, Montessori education. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant Intern who will work in the areas of access to education, education methodology, and community development. The Teaching Assistant Internship offers a great deal of opportunity for […]

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School for Sustainability
School for Sustainability

We are a non profit organisation committed to manifesting the vision of a network of thriving, spiritually conscious communities that embody ecologically and socially harmonious ways of life. We have many projects underway, and are always looking for volunteers and helping hands. You would be doing a wide range of things, including s […]

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Sport & Development Project
Sport & Development Project

We are a sport for peace and development project aimed at empowering at-risk youth and children to initiate positive change through the power of sport. Our project uses football training to develop the life skills and opportunities for a group of children in one of the poorer parts of town. When we were travelling we noticed there w […]

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Agricultural Apprenticeship Program
Agricultural Apprenticeship Program

We are a family farm which cares for and oversees 50 hectares of land, 15 of which is primary rainforest plus 8 hectares of cultivated land. Wildlife and tropical plants abound including passion flowers and bromeliads, over 200 species of birds, many mammals (Ocelot, Jaguarundi, Kinkajou, etc) and reptiles. Our prime interest is in a […]

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Hygiene and Sanitation Facilitator
Hygiene and Sanitation Facilitator

We are a dynamic grassroots-based organisation that works with local communities to implement sustainable public health projects through education, empowerment and community organising. Projects include solar powered water systems, sanitation, hygiene, nutrition, education and income generation. We work towards attainable, sustainable […]

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Volunteer English Teacher
Volunteer English Teacher

We are a non-profit organisation enhancing the education of disadvantaged children and their families. We are currently seeking Children & Youth English Teachers to join our team. The teacher will teach one hour of English per day to one of our six classes from Monday to Friday. After the English class the teacher will supervise […]

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