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Sustainable Roots Volunteer

Program Duration

Summer, Multiple Year, Alternative Spring Break, 5-8 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Years, 1-2 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks


Long term volunteers must speak intermediate Spanish
Must be clean, adaptable, enthusiastic, and all around cool people


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Free to long term volunteers, short term volunteers start at $15/day

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Biological Research
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Media
  • Organic Farming
  • Reforestation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Tourism
  • Translation
  • Tree Planting
  • Volunteer Management
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

We welcome volunteers of all shapes, sizes, ages, colors, orientation, and planets of origin. However, most of our volunteers are 20 years or older, and recent college graduates.

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of up to 10

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

~2 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network