Volunteering Abroad Shouldn't Cost the Earth

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.

Search

Stream Biomonitoring Program

Stream Biomonitoring Program

This is an outstanding opportunity to get involved in a stream biomonitoring program in the watersheds of one of the world’s premier biodiversity “Hot Spots”

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
Go to Project
White-Faced Capuchin Study

White-Faced Capuchin Study

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

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
Go to Project
Help Street Dogs & Cats in Cloud Forest

Help Street Dogs & Cats in Cloud Forest

Our vegan non-profit, no-kill charitable organization seeks volunteers to help take care of our dogs and cats.

  • Airport
    Pickup
  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
Go to Project
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
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
  • Training
    Provided
Go to Project
Rainforest Study

Rainforest Study

The goal of the project is study the rainforest, thus improving your research skills, and sharing your results with the wider scientific community.

  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
Go to Project
Leatherback Program Research Assistant

Leatherback Program Research Assistant

We are seeking research assistants to help collect information about endangered leatherback turtles.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
Go to Project
Sea Turtle Conservation and Community Development

Sea Turtle Conservation and Community Development

We provide opportunities to marginalized local people in conservation, and protect the beautiful local ecosystem.

  • Families
    Welcome
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Spanish
    Classes
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
Go to Project
Volunteer at Wildlife Sanctuary

Volunteer at Wildlife Sanctuary

We are looking for help with animals and maintenance activities within our 50 acre jungle property. The main volunteer activities involve animal care.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
Go to Project
Sloth Husbandry Intern

Sloth Husbandry Intern

We are looking for an active, passionate individual interested in animal care work and sloth conservation, to support our sloth program.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
Go to Project
Bird Banding Internships

Bird Banding Internships

We are looking for highly motivated and experienced bird banders and bander assistants, who can work at our three bird monitoring stations in Costa Rica.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
Go to Project
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
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
Go to Project
Research Assistant for Green Turtle Program

Research Assistant for Green Turtle Program

We are looking for research assistants (RAs) for our green sea turtle monitoring program.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
Go to Project