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Turtle preservation in Puerto Lopez from 550US$ per month

Program Duration

3-6 Month, 5-8 Week, 7-12 Month, 9-12 Week, Summer


* Must be at least 18 years old
* Must show eagerness as well as the ability to maintain motivation and reliability
* Experience is not necessary, but must be enthusiastic to work hard and to get involved in the cause
* Fit, healthy, and can adapt to local situations

Minimum Education

High School


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Program fee starting from 19 USD per day and includes food, accommodation, orientation and more.

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training

Program Fees Include:

* Airport Pickup
* Accommodation (Food and lodging) at the local NGO dormitory
* 1 to 2-Day Orientation
* Presentation of aims and structure of the local NGO
* Short introduction to Vietnam and the local area
* Practical information and arrangements
* 1-2 hours of basic Vietnamese (& possibly a chance to practice with a local volunteer)
* Sightseeing and exposure tour in Hanoi
* Visit to Host Placement(s) primarily with a program director.
* 1- day Mid-term Evaluation (for those who stay for 6 months and over)
* 1- day Final Evaluation
* On-going support and supervision during the program
* Local transportation to the volunteer site

INTVS charges its own fee of 185€, regardless of the time that a volunteer stays abroad which cover:
* Volunteer support prior to, during and after the volunteer experience (in English, French & Spanish)
* All necessary preparatory information including;
* Visas
* Vaccinations
* Travel/Medical Insurance
* Police Check form
* The program (the site, schedule, role…)
* Local contacts & important numbers
* History, demographics & local norms
* What to bring
* Do’s and don’ts
* Work and travel costs that INTVS staff incur to check up on and document the programs on a regular basis

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Environment
  • Marine Conservation
  • Wildlife

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Independent living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

5 minutes