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Volunteer Abroad Programs in Costa Rica

Choose from a wide variety of volunteer activities and find programs providing benefits such as free lodging and training. Volunteer abroad in Costa Rica.

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Sea Turtle Biology Training Camp

Sea Turtle Biology Training Camp

Early-career biologists collect data on nesting sea turtles and hatchlings, catalogue wildlife (including monkeys, jaguars and crocodiles) and monitor threats to local biodiversity.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Organic Farm in Costa Rica

Organic Farm in Costa Rica

We look for volunteers interested in organic farming and sustainable living for our volunteer program. The rest of the time is yours to enjoy the farm and the surrounding area.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Families
    Welcome
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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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
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Sloth Assistant

Sloth Assistant

Volunteers will gain gain first-hand experience and skills in scientific methods by working as sloth assistants at our field station.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Vegan Farm & Animal Sanctuary

Vegan Farm & Animal Sanctuary

If you are interested in a vegan lifestyle, organic farming and love animals we would love to hear from you. There are many free-time activities such as hiking to the waterfalls and rafting.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Hostel in the Jungle

Hostel in the Jungle

We are looking for friendly receptionists who can also help with keeping the kitchen tidy and don't mind making a coffee or cocktail once in a while.

  • Families
    Welcome
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
  • Training
    Provided
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Wildlife Veterinarian

Wildlife Veterinarian

Our non-profit organization is currently seeking a wildlife veterinarian to help wildlife in our care and our vet and pre-vet student externship programs.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Research Assistants for Turtle Program

Research Assistants for Turtle Program

We seek volunteer research assistants year round for our program on the Pacific coast of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Avian Field Assistants

Avian Field Assistants

We are looking for field assistants for tropical songbird studies in northern Costa Rica. Beginning in early March 2019 through to June 2019.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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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
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Work Exchange at Yoga Community

Work Exchange at Yoga Community

The work exchange program is an opportunity to experience our alternative lifestyle oasis and become an integral part of the community through service.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
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Macaw Conservation Volunteer

Macaw Conservation Volunteer

You can make a difference in the lives of endangered Scarlet and Great Green Macaws by volunteering at our breeding and release centre.

  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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