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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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Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer/Intern

Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer/Intern

Interning and volunteering with us is a life-changing opportunity to work with wild animals in Costa Rica.

  • Airport
    Pickup
  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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White-Faced Capuchin Research

White-Faced Capuchin Research

One research assistant is needed to aid in collecting behaviour and conservation data on white-faced capuchins in a forest reserve in Costa Rica.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Flights
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Sea Turtle Conservation Program

Sea Turtle Conservation Program

Our sea turtle conservation program aims to protect turtles with the hands-on-help of volunteers. They receive comprehensive training (practical and theory).

  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Ecolodge Volunteers

Ecolodge Volunteers

Our ecolodge volunteers help out on the farm and with various jobs such as client service and gardening. We are located next to the world famous Corcovado National Park.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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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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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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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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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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Volunteer in a Wildlife Sanctuary

Volunteer in a Wildlife Sanctuary

We receive volunteers at any time of year which help us with various activities at our ecological reserve such as such as cleaning trails and the production of butterflies and amphibians.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Volunteering at Animal Rescue Centre

Volunteering at Animal Rescue Centre

Our animal centre rescues and rehabilitates unfortunate animals, and reintroduces them back into the wild.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Community-based Sea Turtle Conservation

Community-based Sea Turtle Conservation

Duties include night surveys to collect data on nesting sea turtles and morning surveys to count sea turtle tracks and nests.

  • Families
    Welcome
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Leatherback Turtle Conservation

Leatherback Turtle Conservation

We need your helping hands at an important nesting site for endangered leatherback, green and hawksbill sea turtles. No special qualifications or skills are required.

  • Discounted
    Rate
  • Families
    Welcome
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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