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Hike Volcanoes. Help Kids. Nicaraguan NGO Needs Volunteers!

Program Duration

3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 1-2 Years, Multiple Year

Dates

Please contact us for more information

Qualifications

* Be in good physical condition
* Have hiking experience
* Be a sociable person
* Speaks English
* Have or learn some Spanish
* Have a valid first aid certification - and study and pass our first aid test
* Be able to commit for minimum three months

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Free

Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • In-country orientation/Training

Program Fees Include:

Quetzaltrekkers is one of very few volunteer organizations which do not charge money for volunteer opportunities. You can either rent a room in the Quetzaltrekkers house (USD 80-100/month) or check out the many other housing options in Leon, eg. living with a local family or sharing an apartment with another volunteer.

Food is not included except on hikes.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Archaeology
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Driving
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Geology
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Orphans
  • Parks
  • Public Health
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Tourism
  • Trail Building
  • Volunteer Management
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

A typical volunteer at Quetzaltrekkers is outgoing and loves hiking!

Age Range

18-40

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 1-more

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference

Typically The Application Process Time is

Min. 3 months