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Volunteer Projects Abroad in Central & South America

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Tropical Ecolodge Helper
Tropical Ecolodge Helper

Our small, friendly eco lodge is designed for nature and animal lovers with an interest in archaeological sites of international importance. We offer 2 months of board and lodging for training and assisting our local staff with food and beverage and customer service. We accept only 10 placements a year and offer food and lodging eit […]

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Permaculture Volunteers
Permaculture Volunteers

Our mission is to grow a harmonious social and ecological environment, where people from various cultures can come together, to share their experiences and inspirations toward a solution-based way of life. We practice Permaculture, natural building, compassionate communication (NVC), agroforestry, and are growing thrivability (the ab […]

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Organic Farming Project
Organic Farming Project

Our Organic Farm is also an Agroecology Training Centre. The area where we are based was once dense forest which has largely been cleared for cattle farming and cropping, however some intact areas of forest remain. The farm is a model of sustainable agriculture and Permaculture. It demonstrates self sufficiency, alternative technologi […]

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Volunteer Coordinator Assistant
Volunteer Coordinator Assistant

We are conducting hawksbill sea turtle conservation volunteering programs at two important sites in the eastern Pacific. We work with local community groups and national non-profit conservation organisations to carry out conservation activities. Our hawksbill monitoring and conservation program has been running at these two sites sin […]

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Large Mammal Scientist
Large Mammal Scientist

We are currently recruiting a large mammal scientist to collect data on the status of large mammal populations in Mexico. The position will involve positioning camera traps in key locations and carrying out area surveys. Applicants should have experience of working in the field with a biological undergraduate degree level or higher o […]

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Water Researcher Fellow
Water Researcher Fellow

Bottled water is an increasingly important source of drinking water in low­ and middle-income countries (LMICs). In Ecuador, for example, bottled water in reusable jugs is the primary drinking water source in many communities. Yet little is known about the usage of bottled water in LMICs, and even less is understood about the qual […]

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Rehabilitation Centre for Street Children
Rehabilitation Centre for Street Children

We are an official NGO, working since 1984 in the drug-rehabilitation of street children. Almost all street children in Lima take drugs – this makes it impossible for them to leave their bad situation. In our two children homes (for boys and girls) we help them to overcome their drug problems and get back into normal life. Ther […]

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Sea Turtle Conservation Project Coordinators
Sea Turtle Conservation Project Coordinators

We co-run four sea turtle nesting beach projects and the focus of these projects is to protect sea turtle nests from poaching and depredation by conducting night patrols and relocating nests to the project hatcheries. The projects are funded through a combination of the volunteer program and private donations. Each project has a team […]

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Biological Field Technician
Biological Field Technician

We have an opening for temporary biological field technician to perform one full year (possibly longer) of post-construction bird and bat carcass searching at two commercial wind energy facilities. Duties include searching designated plots beneath wind turbines for bird and bat facilities following strict protocols. Data collection w […]

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Spay and Neuter of Street Dogs
Spay and Neuter of Street Dogs

Our mission is to prevent more animals from being born on the streets. The volunteer doctors neuter street animals as a way to minimize the overpopulation of street animals which is a problem for humans and for the animals that live with such a poor quality of life. We travel to various clinics to perform the neutering. We accept vol […]

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Whitewater Rafting Guide
Whitewater Rafting Guide

We run whitewater river trips and from time to time have positions that come available in Chile. We would love to hear from you if you are interested in working together with us running some of the best white water trips in the world. Persons interested in working for us need to have relevant qualifications and at least five ye […]

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Equine Therapy for Children
Equine Therapy for Children

We are a truly community-based organisation run by an ex-volunteer from UK and her Bolivian family; we provide volunteers the opportunity to get a true sense of belonging and community by living and working alongside local organisations to implement projects that have a big impact improving the lives and environment of vulnerable fami […]

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