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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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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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Guiding at Eco-Lodge

Guiding at Eco-Lodge

The main duties of volunteers are to guide our guests on tours (jungle and boat tours), assist at the bar, restaurant, reception and with maintenance chores.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Resident Naturalist Internship

Resident Naturalist Internship

Resident Naturalists lead a variety of nature-based activities and academic programs for student groups and eco-tourists of all ages and educational backgrounds.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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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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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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Habitat Restoration Volunteer

Habitat Restoration Volunteer

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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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
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
  • Training
    Provided
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Wildlife Nursery Assistant Internship

Wildlife Nursery Assistant Internship

The intern has the opportunity to participate in various activities including health checks and enriching enclosures.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Sloth Husbandry & Field Technician

Sloth Husbandry & Field Technician

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-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
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Wildlife Biology Internship

Wildlife Biology Internship

Our non-profit organization is looking for Wildlife Biology or Conservation Education interns that can make a 12-week long commitment.

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

Veterinary Internship

The internship is designed for those who aim to train professionally and gain experience in veterinary medicine for animals like jaguars, sloths, macaws, monkeys and more.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Animal Sanctuary

Animal Sanctuary

If you would like to work with the majestic jaguar and learn about its ecology and learn everything about sloths, macaws and many more animals, this is your project.

  • Airport
    Pickup
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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