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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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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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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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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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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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Research Assistant for Green Turtle Program

Research Assistant for Green Turtle Program

We are looking for research assistants (RAs) for our green sea turtle monitoring program.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Training
    Provided
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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
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
  • Training
    Provided
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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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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
  • 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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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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Spanish Instructors

Spanish Instructors

Instructors facilitate positive group dynamics, lead games and activities, participate in community service activities and teach the course curriculum.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Flights
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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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
  • Discounted
    Rate
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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