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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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Organic Farm in Costa Rica

Organic Farm in Costa Rica

We look for volunteers interested in organic farming and sustainable living for our volunteer program. The rest of the time is yours to enjoy the farm and the surrounding area.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Families
    Welcome
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Sea Turtle Conservation

Sea Turtle Conservation

As a volunteer you will take part in various conservation activities, including night and morning patrols, relocating nests, recording scientific data, and releasing hatchlings.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Stream Biomonitoring Program

Stream Biomonitoring Program

This is an outstanding opportunity to get involved in a stream biomonitoring program in the watersheds of one of the world's premier biodiversity 'Hot Spots'.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • In-country
    Transport
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Sloth Husbandry & Field Technician

Sloth Husbandry & Field Technician

We are looking for an active, passionate individual interested in animal care work and sloth conservation, to support our sloth program.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
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Fellowship in Tropical Ecology, Restoration, and Conservation

Fellowship in Tropical Ecology, Restoration, and Conservation

We are seeking early career scientists and graduate level students who are interested in research.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
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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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Bird Banding Internships

Bird Banding Internships

We are looking for highly motivated and experienced bird banders and bander assistants, who can work at our three bird monitoring stations in Costa Rica.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
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Research Assistants for Nesting Turtle Project

Research Assistants for Nesting Turtle Project

Research Assistants lead night patrols and oversee morning census, and provide training for incoming interns.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • 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
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
  • Training
    Provided
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Volunteer at an Animal Rescue Center

Volunteer at an Animal Rescue Center

Our wildlife rescue invites volunteers to join us in our important work rescuing and caring for Costa Rican wildlife.

  • Academic
    Credit
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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Volunteer at Surf Camp in Costa Rica

Volunteer at Surf Camp in Costa Rica

Volunteers help us with different tasks at the camp such as surf instruction, yoga instruction, photography, construction, and general camp upkeep.

  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
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Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

Mountain cloud forest reserve looking for research interns to conduct point count and walking surveys for ongoing bird monitoring study.

  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Internet
    Access
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
  • Volunteer
    Certificate
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