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Volunteer Projects Abroad in Latin America

Permaculture and Reforestation Project
Permaculture and Reforestation Project

We are a cooperatively-owned permaculture community and reforestation project located in the rural mountains of Pursical, Costa Rica. Since 2006, we have been working to repair destroyed cattle land into a productive food forest in one of the most deforested areas of the country. The project site is remotely located in a gorgeous nat […]

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Hooded Grebe Study
Hooded Grebe Study

The plateaus of southwest Patagonia, one of the harshest and least protected ecoregions in South America, are home to biodiversity of great conservation value. The Hooded Grebe (Podiceps gallardoi) is endemic to Santa Cruz province (Argentina) and today, only 40 years from its discovery, it is listed as critically endangered (BirdLife […]

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English Teaching Fellowship Program
English Teaching Fellowship Program

We are an international recruitment agency offering you the incredible opportunity to teach English abroad. Our teaching opportunities provide the platform to live in a new culture whilst earning a good local salary, meeting new friends and gaining valuable international experience. Founded by Heart for Change and the Colombian Nati […]

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Self-Sufficient Educational Project
Self-Sufficient Educational Project

Our rural entrepreneurship school runs various businesses, including egg production, dairy processing and a stunning Ecolodge. We are set in magical cloud-forest environment on a Rainforest Alliance-certified coffee farm. We seek volunteers for various activities including: teaching - English, physical education, and cultural activit […]

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Build the Main Health Centre
Build the Main Health Centre

On our farm we are building a wellness centre. In this building, there will be several treatment rooms including a massage room, consultation room, steam room and other hydrotherapy spaces. We have a foundation, walls and roof and need to complete the interior and ceilings. We are not experienced builders and are looking for some crea […]

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Assistant to Herbal Shop Manager
Assistant to Herbal Shop Manager

Herbalism is the use of plants for therapeutic purposes to treat and prevent disease and promote health. Colombia is the second most biodiverse nation in the world and most Colombians accept herbs as part of reliable natural forms of healing. Our partner site is a two-generation family-own shop with a common inventory of over 120 her […]

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Help Build Rehabilitation Centre
Help Build Rehabilitation Centre

We are a non-profit organisation that rescues sloths and anteaters from urban areas. We are looking for volunteers to help build and maintain animal enclosures where injured or very young wild animals can be rehabilitated and then return to their natural habitat. The shelter will also serve as an education and research centre to teach […]

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Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary
Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary

We are a non profit organisation that focuses on wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and release. We receive and care for confiscated, sick and injured toucans and other wildlife from government agencies, giving them a loving home with the goal of rehabilitating and returning them to the wild. For those that are unable to return to the wi […]

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Sloth Release & Research Program
Sloth Release & Research Program

We seek Sloth Technician’s throughout the year to support the Wildlife Director in daily fieldwork activities at our field station. We are looking for an active, passionate individual to help us elevate both our sloth release and research programs. Sloth Technician’s must have the ability to work long days (12+ hours) wit […]

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Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern
Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

We are a private nature reserve nestled in tropical cloud forest at the foothills of the Talamanca Mountains in southern Costa Rica. We are looking for research interns to conduct bird point count and walking surveys for our ongoing bird monitoring study. Training and guidance will be provided. Duties and Responsibilities: Learn […]

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Help at Wildlife Sanctuary
Help at Wildlife Sanctuary

We are always looking for dedicated individuals to help out at the sanctuary. Functioning primarily as a rehabilitation center for native Costa Rican wildlife as well as a sanctuary for those that cannot be released, there is always something to do. Volunteers help with the general running of the sanctuary, from daily food prep and cl […]

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Kitchen Helper
Kitchen Helper

Our beachfront jungle retreat is looking for a volunteer to provide our kitchen staff (5 people) with extra support. Our kitchen staff need an extra set of hands to help with clean up and meal preparation. Work will involve, but not always isolated to: kitchen cleanup; dining room clean up (mopping, sweeping, clearing of tables); cutt […]

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