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Volunteer Abroad Programs in Costa Rica

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

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Field Assistants for Monkey Project

Field Assistants for Monkey Project

We seek field assistants to work as part of our research program on social learning and behavioural ecology in wild capuchin monkeys.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Flights
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
  • Training
    Provided
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White-Faced Capuchin Study

White-Faced Capuchin Study

We are seeking a physically fit long-term field assistant to help with collecting data on white-faced capuchins in the forests of Santa Rosa, Costa Rica.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Flights
  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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Nature Reserve Volunteer

Nature Reserve Volunteer

Mountain cloudforest restoration project and reserve looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with maintenance, marketing, education, and research.

  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Internet
    Access
  • 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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Sloth Research Technician

Sloth Research Technician

Duties include behavioral monitoring at night in the rainforest, VHF radio telemetry, and preparing food/collecting wild food items for sloths.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
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Conservation Volunteer

Conservation Volunteer

Applicants will be caretakers at our Macaw Breeding Center during the non-breeding season. After a training period, they will be given responsibility to care for a group of Macaws.

  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Volunteer at Surf Camp in Costa Rica

Volunteer at Surf Camp in Costa Rica

Volunteers help us with different tasks at the camp such as surf instruction, yoga instruction, photography, construction, and general camp upkeep.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
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Research Assistants for Nesting Turtle Project

Research Assistants for Nesting Turtle Project

Research Assistants lead night patrols and oversee morning census, and provide training for incoming interns.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Research Assistants for Sea Turtle Nesting Conservation Program

Research Assistants for Sea Turtle Nesting Conservation Program

Research assistants assist in all aspects of running the project, and will gain hands-on experience working with sea turtles.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Administrative Assistant at Hostel

Administrative Assistant at Hostel

Our top rated hostel is looking for volunteers to help with reservations, customer service, checking people in-and out, social media, etc.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
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Wildlife Biology Internship

Wildlife Biology Internship

Our non-profit organization is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of local wildlife, and the reintroduction of locally extinct species.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Apprentice

Apprentice

This Apprenticeship program with Great Green and Scarlet Macaws helps recent graduates get the hands-on experience needed to pursue a successful career.

  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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