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

Free Membership & Christmas Draw

Free Membership & Christmas Draw

Everyone that posts a volunteer review between now and 21st December will receive two years free membership and automatically be entered into our Christmas prize draw.

Volunteer Guide: Back by Demand!

Volunteer Guide: Back by Demand!

Volunteer Guides are a unique volunteer travel resource that provide personalised information about projects in Central and South America.

Best Volunteer Abroad Programs

Best Volunteer Abroad Programs

Tips for college students, adults, senior citizens, teenagers, under 18's and families in choosing the best volunteer abroad programs.

Experience Monarch Butterflies in Mexico

Experience Monarch Butterflies in Mexico

Visit the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico to witness one of nature’s most spectacular events; millions of Monarch butterflies overwintering after their annual migration.

Paid Volunteer Work Abroad

Paid Volunteer Work Abroad

What is a paid volunteer job and how can adults find programs offering monetary compensation while volunteering with animals, at hospitals, through teaching positions, and more.

Catatumbo Lightning in Venezuela - World's Most Spectacular Storm

Catatumbo Lightning in Venezuela - World's Most Spectacular Storm

Lake Maracaibo in north-western Venezuela is the setting for one of Mother Nature's most spectacular phenomena - the Catatumbo lightning.

Travelling The Majestic Amazon River

Travelling The Majestic Amazon River

Cruise and travel the second longest river in the world. Experience the thrill of travelling on the Amazon River but don't go with unrealistic expectations.

Spanish Course Combined with Volunteering

Spanish Course Combined with Volunteering

Many Spanish language schools throughout Central and South America that facilitate student volunteering and internships.

Discover Latin America

Discover Latin America

There is much more to Latin America than the Amazon Rainforest, Rio de Janeiro Carnival, and the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru.

Find Your Valentine by Volunteering Abroad

Find Your Valentine by Volunteering Abroad

Volunteering provides one of the best ways to make real connections, meet similarly minded individuals, and find your kindred spirit.