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Environmental Conservation in the Mindo Cloud Forest

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months


1st and 3rd Friday of the month


This project is geared towards volunteers with a strong background in natural sciences, including biology, ecology, or environmental science. Volunteers with research experience or who have their own independence research projects are especially welcomed.


  • English

Program Fees Include:

* Accommodation: Shared room in a volunteer rustic accommodation with up to 7 other people
* Hostel stay while in Quito, including Breakfast
* Food: 2 meals per day during your project placement
* Airport pick up and drop off in Quito
* Training: Orientation in Quito, pre- departure pack, on-site orientation and project induction included
* Transfer to the project site after orientation
* Support: 24-hour support
* Local SIM card and phone: (deposit of $50 required for handset)
* Excursions planning: Staff will help plan activities and excursions (activities may cost extra)

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Biological Research
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Reforestation
  • Tree Planting

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Guest House

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application