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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


Please contact us for more information


* 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


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:


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


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


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


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