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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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Volunteer at Wildlife Sanctuary

Volunteer at Wildlife Sanctuary

We are a wildlife sanctuary that specializes in lifetime care for wildlife with disabilities and for those that cannot survive in the wild.

  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Bartender at Beachfront Jungle Paradise

Bartender at Beachfront Jungle Paradise

Here you will have the chance to meet our guests from all over the world and have fun exploring the nature and jungle!

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Visitor Center Coordinator

Visitor Center Coordinator

We are seeking a Visitor Center Coordinator for our Biological Field Station in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. Free board and lodging plus modest salary.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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Beach Photographer

Beach Photographer

If you love photography and you are a charismatic, communicative and optimistic individual, this is the ideal job for you.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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Community Education Focused On Sustainability

Community Education Focused On Sustainability

We are looking for volunteers with interests in sustainability and the sharing of knowledge!

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Horseback Riding Volunteers

Horseback Riding Volunteers

The volunteer tasks range from the everyday care of horses to taking clients on riding tours along beaches and through the jungle.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Animal Care Volunteer

Animal Care Volunteer

Our goal is to eliminate animal suffering and promote animal compassion. Volunteers assist with day-to-day animal care duties and also help out at our spay/neuter clinics.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
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Research Project for University Students

Research Project for University Students

We accommodate University students wishing to do a research internship with us in the Reserve.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
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Call for Volunteers - 2023-2024 Field Season

Call for Volunteers - 2023-2024 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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Research Assistant

Research Assistant

We see Research Assistants throughout the sea turtle nesting season to help with monitoring work on the beach and collecting data.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Help Protect Sea Turtle’s

Help Protect Sea Turtle’s

We welcome international volunteers throughout the nesting season to patrol the beach with local guides in order to protect sea turtles.

  • Families
    Welcome
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Spanish
    Classes
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Sea Turtle Research in Costa Rica

Sea Turtle Research in Costa Rica

Gain invaluable experience in biological field research, and learn new techniques relevant to the conservation, research, and management of endangered sea turtle populations.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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