Volunteer Abroad in Central America

584 Volunteer Abroad Programs in Central America

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Participants may choose from nearly ten program options in Argentina with International Volunteer HQ. Individuals may join childcare, heath care, or education-focused projects while developing a deeper bond with the locals. Typically, programs last for two weeks to a month.

Global Volunteer Network

Volunteer in Central America with Global Volunteer Network. Interested individuals can partake in community service projects in some of the region's most fascinating countries, including Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Panama. With programs that typically last for one to two weeks, participants may choose from a number of volunteer opportunities, such as Small Business Development, Disability Issues...

Volunteer Work Abroad Opportunities

Help others in Central America with Love Volunteers non-profit organization. This international volunteer placement provides a fun and rewarding experience to worldwide participants who are staying in Honduras and Costa Rica for a whole month. Live with a host family and share life experiences while developing long-lasting friendships.

Volunteer Abroad with Cross-Cultural Solutions

Participate in an impactful volunteer program in Costa Rice or Guatemala with Cross-Cultural Solutions. A wide range of volunteer activities are offered to participants to provide them the most meaningful volunteer experience. Project placements related to Social Services, Small Business Development, and Women Empowerment are available, among others.

Volunteering Programs with Projects Abroad

Experience and explore Central America with a Projects Abroad's international volunteering program in Costa Rica. With this two to four week program, participants from all over the world can make a positive contribution to the local community. This program provides a variety of volunteer options including Social Services, Community Development, and Childcare.

International Student Volunteers

Get photo-bombed by a variety of wildlife in a volunteer and adventure travel program from International Student Volunteers. Choose from a broad assortment of volunteer projects in Costa Rica including: cleaning and maintaining natural reserves, assisting communities in organic farming, and helping educate children in the performing arts.

Volunteering Solutions

Volunteers may pick from six programs in Central America created by Volunteering Solutions. These placements give participants a whole new volunteering experience where they can work in the areas of Disability Issues, Orphanages, and Healthcare. They are immersed into a new culture and language while helping the local population.

GoEco - Volunteer Abroad in Central America

Travel to Central America and experience a hands-on sea turtle rescue project or take part in life changing humanitarian efforts in Costa Rica. Experience Mexico while contributing to valuable marine research initiatives in the area. Learn some Spanish and meet like-minded friends and other volunteers!

Kaya Responsible Travel

Spend the Spring in Central America with Kaya Responsible Travel. Volunteer programs focus on Eco-tourism, Biodiversity, and Animal Welfare in countries such as Belize and Costa Rica. Program packages include housing, food, and excursions. Participants must be 18 years or older; couples can participate in Kaya programs together.

United Planet

Make a difference in the lives of the people in Central America with United Planet. Based in Honduras or Costa Rica, individuals will have the opportunity to partake in volunteer placements which allows them to learn about the country by working and living with locals and engaging in historical and cultural activities. Participation for the Honduran program is limited to those who are at least ...

ELI-Experiential Learning International

ELI - Experiential Learning International offers a wide range of volunteer opportunities in Africa, ranging from wildlife conservation in Ghana and organic farming in Uganda to teaching orphans in Kenya and Northern Tanzania, and medical outreach in Dar es Salaam. Most volunteering programs include food and accommodations with a host family, and in-country orientation and staff support.


Become a healthcare volunteer in Central America and make a difference in small communities in Costa Rica. Choose to work at a children's hospital caring for children and helping with the therapy and recreation of patients or as a paramedic with a private ambulance service helping in medical emergencies and participating in training activities. The paramedic project requires participants to kno...

Volunteer with Global Vision International

Global Vision International (GVI) offers various volunteering programs in Costa Rica, where participants can choose from service options that best suit their personal preferences or skills. Volunteers will engage with the local culture while joining in on fun excursions.

Volunteer Programs in Central America

Learn about the culture, traditions, and history of Central America by volunteering in Guatemala or Costa Rica with Cultural Embrace by API. Participants will gain a deeper appreciation for their host country's people as they work with the locals in community service projects. Volunteer placements available include Childcare in orphanages, Teaching at public schools and community centers, or Wo...


Gapforce offers meaningful volunteer abroad programs in Central America. Participants have the chance to make a difference in the lives of locals through community based projects. Volunteers can choose to volunteer in Belize or Guatemala. Programs are open to individuals who are at least 17 years old.

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