About Stephen Knight

Stephen Knight

Stephen Knight is the founder and manager of Volunteer Latin America, a site that’s visited daily by thousands of people interested in finding affordable work abroad programs in Central and South America. Before turning to the volunteer sector, he worked in the realm of environmental protection. He has a higher national diploma in environmental monitoring and protection and a bachelor of science degree in environmental science.

Aside from managing a website, his favourite things in life include nature, sport, travel, world-music, green living, good food, laughter, and spending time with his partner and their dog. With a steady supply of Colombian coffee streaming through his veins, he will enthusiastically contribute to this blog. If you would like to contact him please send an email to steve@volunteerlatinamerica.com

The Sun Hasn't Set On Volunteer Latin America

The coordinated global response to covid-19 has devastated our area of business but we will press on in these challenging times.

Powered By the Sun

We take our responsibilities to the environment very seriously and will soon be running our office on 100% renewable energy.

Never Bite Off More Than You Can Chew When You Travel!

Do not be foolish and take on an adventure sport such as white water rafting if it is beyond your capabilities.

Make a Difference by Donating Through Wish Lists

Anyone can make a real difference the next time they travel by using their journey to deliver supplies to worthy causes in Latin America.

A Note of Caution about Covid-19 Vaccines

Facts and insights on Covid-19 vaccines, outlining why you should play the vaccine waiting game.

Sun Rising Over Global Warming - Carbon Dioxide Debate

The apocalyptic predictions of anthropogenic global warming has been completely overblown, along with corresponding villainization of CO2.

Can I Volunteer Abroad in 2021? - COVID-19 Travel Update

A general travel and operational status update for prospective volunteers with an interest in Latin America.

Yes, You Can Volunteer Abroad for Free

No matter what the internet tells you, you can volunteer abroad for free, and do it in an ethically sound manner.

The Bitcoin Life Raft - It's a Dog Eat $Doge World

Bitcoin explodes to another record high after it was announced Elon Musk's Tesla bought 1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin.

Working Away on a Free Alternative - Volunteer Membership

A free alternative to WorkAway, HelpStay, HelpX, Worldpackers, WWOOF, plus other volunteering and work exchange platforms with paid membership.