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Marine Conservation Volunteer in Ecuador
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Marine Conservation Volunteer in Ecuador

Locations

Ecuador: Bahia de Caraquez, Esmeraldas, Manta and 3 other cities

Causes

  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Cooking
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Marine Conservation
  • Parks
  • Public Health
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Water Projects

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

Please email us for 2015-2016 dates

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples.

Cost in USD per week

USD 675 four weeks

Program Includes:

* Accommodation in a volunteers house in Puerto Lopez (shared bedrooms, water, and kitchen)
* 3 meals per day (in restaurants or in the volunteer house)
* Volunteer certificate

Accommodation Options

  • Group living

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

- Great interest towards environmental issues, with emphasis on marine 
conservation
- Ability to learn sampling techniques and to apply them satisfactorily in the field 
- Predisposition to camp and patrol beaches during the day and night.
- A careful and responsible person who can assist EA’s staff with data collection of 
great importance.
- Predisposition to assist EA’s staff with environmental education activities.
- Predisposition to walk beaches collecting trash.
- To work under the sun
- To work within water
- Patient and hard working 
- Enthusiastic
- Ability to work by yourself or as part of a team.
- Willingness to learn about the environment and local people. 

Minimum Education

Bachelors

Application Procedures

  • Online Application