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Marine Conservation and Community Project

Program Duration

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


Please inquire

Travel Types

  • Birdwatching
  • Eco Tours
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Safari
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Tours


To become a conservation volunteer at O.R.C.A. previous knowledge or experience is not required. The vision behind the volunteer placements is for those with a passion of conservation and to work in the outdoors. It also gives you the opportunity to have a life changing experience, all the while providing the reserve with invaluable conservation assistance.

The only exception to this is if you should wish to join the dive research teams, this will require a minimum of open water one. This course can be taken during your stay at an additional cost.

Minimum Education

High School


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Living stipend
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Costs include room, board, 3 meals daily, cleaning service, laundry service, all programs in the project, transport within the project. Does not include transfer to and from airport, air fees, extra curricular activities, snack food, medical insurance, personal insurance, flight insurance or emergency evacuation.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Computer Training
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Nutrition
  • Recreation
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

A typical volunteer is some one who wants to learn about the environment, contribute to the program as best they can, be willing to work, have fun, and to make a difference.

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of max 12

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2-3 days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network