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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.

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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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Voluntary Work at Animal Rescue Centre

Voluntary Work at Animal Rescue Centre

An opportunity to collaborate with the objectives of the rescue centre and get involved in the conservation of wildlife.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer

Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer

Tasks at our rescue centre include feeding and enclosure maintenance for the animals, gardening and grounds maintenance.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
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Sea Turtle Conservation

Sea Turtle Conservation

The program’s conservation site receives the Olive Ridley (Lepidochelis olivacea) sea turtles each year and as a volunteer you will take part in various conservation activities.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Sea Turtle Research Coordinators

Sea Turtle Research Coordinators

At each of our sea turtle conservation projects in Costa Rica, committed Research Coordinators (RCs) are critical to the season’s success.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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Field Biologist

Field Biologist

We are seeking highly motivated, early career biologists to assist our marine researchers. Tasks include beach patrols, monitoring nests in the hatchery and excavating hatched nests.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Flights
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Sloth Technician

Sloth Technician

We are looking for an active, passionate individual to help us elevate both our sloth release and research programs. Get involved in the preservation of sloths.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • 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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Help Develop Solar Energy

Help Develop Solar Energy

We are looking for volunteers to team up with a particular employee of our company and get to know him or her in their job and their daily life.

  • In-country
    Transport
  • Internet
    Access
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Vegetarian & Vegan Culinary Internship

Vegetarian & Vegan Culinary Internship

Plant Based Residential Culinary Internship for students to learn the fine art of Vegetarian and Vegan Gourmet Cuisine.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
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Volunteer Coordinator at Animal Rescue Center

Volunteer Coordinator at Animal Rescue Center

The volunteer will help coordinate and run the volunteer program and assist in the management of the rescue center.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Internet
    Access
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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Volunteer Field Biologist

Volunteer Field Biologist

Great opportunity to gain wildlife conservation fieldwork experience and learn or improve skills such as rope climbing techniques, bird ringing, map reading and using GIS software.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
Go to Project