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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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Natural Body Products

Natural Body Products

We are looking for volunteers to assist with the production of natural body products. We are within walking distance to the beach.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Free
    Lodging
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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
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Stipend /
    Small Salary
  • 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 of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Internet
    Access
  • 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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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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Research Assistants for Turtle Program

Research Assistants for Turtle Program

We seek volunteer research assistants year round for our program on the Pacific coast of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica.

  • Free of
    Charge
  • Free
    Food
  • Free
    Lodging
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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Sea Turtle Research Assistant

Sea Turtle Research Assistant

Research assistants are responsible for assisting the coordinator in all aspects of running the project, and will gain hands-on experience working with sea turtles.

  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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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
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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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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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Sea Turtle Monitoring Opportunities

Sea Turtle Monitoring Opportunities

Interns will work a combination of night and morning beach patrols to monitor sea turtles and collect data. We provide all training and regular supervision.

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

Rainforest Study

The goal of the project is study the rainforest, thus improving your research skills, and sharing your results with the wider scientific community.

  • Bus Station
    Pickup
  • Free-time
    Activities
  • Nature /
    Wildlife
  • Training
    Provided
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