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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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Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

Our nature reserve is looking for research interns to conduct bird point count and walking surveys for our ongoing bird monitoring study.

  • 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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Help Us Rescuing Dogs and Cats

Help Us Rescuing Dogs and Cats

Our dog and cat rescue project located in a remote mountain village in Costa Rica is looking for short term and long term volunteers.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Classroom Assistant

Classroom Assistant

We are seeking dedicated, innovative, energetic volunteers to participate in our homestay/volunteer program. We are located on less than a half kilometre from pristine beaches.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Internet
    Access
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Farmhand Volunteer

Farmhand Volunteer

We are looking for self-initiated people who are passionate about community-based environmentalism, social justice, sustainability, and education.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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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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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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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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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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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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