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Save the Rainforests and Cloudforests of Ecuador!

Program Duration

5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month, 7-12 Month


any time


* Commitment to volunteer work
* Enthusiasm
* Flexibility
* Ability to work as team member and relate to the community.
* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Skilled and unskilled participants are accepted.


  • Spanish

Program Fees Include:

* Spanish language class
* class materials
* scheduled extra curricular and class-related activities
* Orientation to volunteer work in Ecuador
* visits to community service projects
* E-mail access during Spanish course
* Placement in community service project
* Ongoing support by local volunteer coordinator
* Homestay with host family during Spanish course and during volunteer placement.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Health
  • Parks
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

Volunteers are committed to community service, interested in others, enthusiastic, flexible and able to work as a team member.

Age Range

18 and older, except US citizens who must be 19

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home