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Volunteer Abroad Projects in Costa Rica

Nature conservation, wildlife, education, health, child care and community projects for college students, adults, couples, families and volunteers under 18. Volunteer abroad in Costa Rica.

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Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer

Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer

Volunteer tasks at our wildlife rescue centre include animal husbandry, diet preparation, enclosure maintenance and educational work.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
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Animal Rescue Center

Animal Rescue Center

There is plenty of work for volunteers, including animal care, walking the dogs, gardening, housekeeping, kitchen duties and more.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
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Call for Volunteers - 2019-2020 Field Season

Call for Volunteers - 2019-2020 Field Season

Volunteers conduct nightly patrols in search of nesting turtles, assist with data collection and monitoring of nests, and more.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Biology/Conservation Internship

Biology/Conservation Internship

We are looking for interns that can make a 12-week long commitment to our Wildlife Biology Internship or Conservation Education Internship.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Make a Big Impact in Costa Rica

Make a Big Impact in Costa Rica

Teach English to Ticos who don't have the access to English Classes normally. This is a position teaching English for a minimum period of 3 months.

  • Airport
    Pickup
  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Volunteer Field Biologist

Volunteer Field Biologist

Great opportunity to gain wildlife conservation fieldwork experience and learn or improve skills such as rope climbing techniques, bird ringing, map reading and using GIS software.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Animal Husbandry Internship

Animal Husbandry Internship

The prime responsibilities of the Animal Husbandry Intern are to ensure the animals are fed and cared for and enclosures are clean.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
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Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

Mountain cloud forest reserve looking for research interns to conduct point count and walking surveys for ongoing bird monitoring study.

  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Nature Reserve Volunteer

Nature Reserve Volunteer

Volunteers and researchers learn about forest recovery and conservation through hands-on experience and daily challenges in the cloud forest.

  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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White-Faced Capuchin Research

White-Faced Capuchin Research

A research assistant is needed to aid in collecting behaviour and conservation data on white-faced capuchins in a forest reserve in Costa Rica.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Flights
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Volunteer Coordinator at Animal Rescue Center

Volunteer Coordinator at Animal Rescue Center

The volunteer will help coordinate and run the volunteer program and assist in the management of the rescue center.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Internet
    Access
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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Conservation of Sea Turtles

Conservation of Sea Turtles

We are based at a key nesting ground for three endangered species of sea turtle and our program is dedicated to protecting these species.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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