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Volunteer Projects Abroad in Latin America

South American Fur Seal Research
South American Fur Seal Research

Our research team is seeking volunteers to assist with field work and data collection activities of wild South American fur seals. The project responsibilities include capture and restrain of South American fur seal adults and pups and depending on volunteer skills and experience collection of blood, swabs and feces. Volunteers will […]

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Coordinator at Turtle Sanctuary
Coordinator at Turtle Sanctuary

Our sea turtle sanctuary seeks a volunteer to help coordinate and manage our scientific and community engagement activities. Since 2010, we have hatched and freed more than 300,000 baby sea turtles through the support of international volunteers from the local community who diligently patrol 35 km of beach every night. The sanctuary […]

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Nature Reserve Manager
Nature Reserve Manager

We seek an out-going couple with backgrounds in wildlife management, ecotourism, conservation biology, or related fields to steward and live at our nature reserve, a private protected natural area in western Ecuador. Managers of the reserve serve for three month periods. Dates are somewhat flexible, but must overlap with out-going ste […]

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Environmental Education Volunteer / Tour Guide
Environmental Education Volunteer / Tour Guide

Our butterfly garden is an environmental education centre focusing on Insects and Arachnids found in Costa Rica. We have about 50 species of Costa Rican butterflies we use as a lure to get people here and then teach them about insects in general. Besides butterflies, we have many other types of arthropods including spiders, tarantulas […]

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Yoga Teacher Internships
Yoga Teacher Internships

We offer a space for yoga teachers to explore and experiment with what they have learned in a friendly and supportive environment. In our course you will teach regular asana classes, participate in a lively and growing community, attend a language course on teaching Yoga in Spanish and develop your vision as a teacher. On successful […]

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Nature Reserve & Biological Station
Nature Reserve & Biological Station

Our nature reserve and biological station has over 15 hectares of land and is located in the heart of a montane forest. Our core goals relate to conservation, education and tropical ecology research. We are also interested in ecotourism, bird watching, natural building and sustainable land management. Volunteers can help with trail b […]

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Sloth Release & Research Program
Sloth Release & Research Program

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

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Leatherback Nesting Program
Leatherback Nesting Program

Our Leatherback Nesting Program was set up to protect both sea turtles and their eggs from their increased poaching on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The 3km stretch of beach we protect is patrolled during the Leatherback nesting season, although Green and Hawksbill turtles will occasionally use the beach to nest. To protect eggs […]

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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 Nursery Internship
Sloth Nursery Internship

We are looking for an intern to support our sloth rehabilitation manager in daily rehab activities at our wildlife rescue centre. The intern in our sloth nursery will have an opportunity to participate in the following activities: administer fluids, give IM injections, oral fluids and medications, wound treatment, health checks, weig […]

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Surf Guide
Surf Guide

Our surf camp opened in June 1998 and is located on a small island in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Panama (Gulf of Chiriqui). In addition to surfing, there's diving, fishing, exploring, or just relaxing in a hammock. On the island there is a variety of wildlife including monkeys, many types of bird, parrots and deer. No more th […]

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Tour Operator Internship
Tour Operator Internship

Our tour company is located near 'Salar de Uyuni' which is the world’s largest and highest salt desert. We offer the opportunity to work with us, learn from our culture, teach English to our team and work as a tour guide. As an intern, you will help in the following areas: Work in the office, organising tours at the he […]

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