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Volunteer Projects Abroad in Central & South America

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Volunteer in the Mountains
Volunteer in the Mountains

We are family-run business offering comfortable cabins nestled into the hillside surrounded by national parks and our private conservation park. Our tours include hiking, cycling, snow trekking, horse riding, birdwatching and kayaking. We are located at the northern end of Chile's lakes district, which is an easy place to relax and a […]

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Conservation, Community & Communication
Conservation, Community & Communication

We are a community organisation whose mission is to promote the conservation of Cabo Pulmo National Park and welfare of local communities. Cabo Pulmo is a small town of 100 people that is in front of the biggest Coral Reef of the Gulf of California. There are different activities to do in the area such as hiking, snorkelling, diving, […]

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Black Howler Monkey Research
Black Howler Monkey Research

We are looking for volunteer research assistants to help in a project studying foraging strategies and navigation patterns in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). Observations days run from sunrise to sunset during which multiple types of data such as activity and proximity scan samples are collected, in addition to GPS recording o […]

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Radio Station Internship
Radio Station Internship

We are a multilingual web radio and media project supported by Friends of the Earth International (FoEI). We have an environmental focus, distributing information on environmental conflicts, working under the slogan "giving voice to the voiceless". Our radio station airs in three languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese and is looki […]

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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 a professional shelter 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 centre to teach visitors about conse […]

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Tropical Bird Ecology
Tropical Bird Ecology

Our research group is looking for driven and energetic students and researchers interested in working with tropical birds. Primary activities in this work include nest searching and monitoring as well as mist-netting and banding, collection of samples from captured birds, vegetation plots, field recordings, metabolic measurements, and […]

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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 […]

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Raptor Migration Counters and Assistants
Raptor Migration Counters and Assistants

We need raptor migration counters and assistants for a project at an important migratory bird corridor. This is a fantastic opportunity to experience one of the greatest raptor migrations in the world. Aside from enjoying the wonder of birds in migration at this spectacular site, you will also be able to learn about other resident an […]

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Community Education Centre
Community Education Centre

Our small community centre seeks passionate and enthusiastic volunteers that are motivated to give back to the low-income communities that we serve. We have various programs that exist to aid the community with their education, the first being an after school program for local children. It is designed to supplement education received […]

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Research Assistant
Research Assistant

A research assistant is required to assist with research on tree community dynamics in tropical Peru. The project will be monitoring seedling communities in lowland rainforest at research station of Manu National Park. A student or prospective student would suit this position as there may be some free time to develop your own work. Th […]

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Animal Care Volunteer
Animal Care Volunteer

We are a non-profit, animal welfare organisation whose mission is to provide quality healthcare for the area’s most vulnerable animals. We rehabilitate homeless, injured, and sick animals (specifically dogs and cats) and find them loving homes. We work with the community through educational programs to promote animal health. We […]

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Volunteer Coordinator Wanted
Volunteer Coordinator Wanted

We are a growing NGO whose mission is to inspire the love of reading in local children. We create and support libraries in communities and help librarians to improve their job with children. The Volunteer Coordinator position is an exciting volunteer post that offers a wide range of activities: helping to coordinate all volunteers in […]

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