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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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Biological Station Volunteer

Biological Station Volunteer

Volunteers are hosted to assist with conservation and upkeep efforts, including: station upkeep and repairs, trail maintenance, and guest services.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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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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Flight Volunteers

Flight Volunteers

We are always looking for flight volunteers to help transport rescued street dogs to new homes the United States. Help save a street dog's life.

  • Free of
    Charge
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Sloth Rehab Internship

Sloth Rehab Internship

We are looking for an intern to work with our team that cares for sloths living at the Ranch. Tasks include food preparation, feeding, and cleaning enclosures.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • 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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Animal Husbandry Internship

Animal Husbandry Internship

The prime responsibilities of the Animal Husbandry Intern are to ensure the animals are fed and cared for and enclosures are clean.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Training
    Provided
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Sea Turtle Conservation Project Coordinators

Sea Turtle Conservation Project Coordinators

Project coordinators are responsible for coordinating all aspects of the day-to-day running of the sea turtle projects.

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