Volunteer Abroad in Eastern Lowlands

15 Volunteer Abroad Programs in Eastern Lowlands

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GVI

Take part in this wildlife conservation expedition and be an active member of GVI's research team in the Costa Rican rainforest. Work on a variety of long-term terrestrial, marine conservation and community education projects. Help conduct turtle population surveys, jaguar predation surveys, jaguar and other mammal camera trapping, and mammal and bird studies. You can also teach English and env...

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Delve into one of the world's most bio-diverse countries and really get to know Costa Rica. Maximo Nivel's specialized volunteer projects are a great way to enhance your understanding of conservation and the environment. Project types include: - Sea turtle conservation - Eco-agriculture - coffee farming - Animal care - and more! Conservation volunteers are supervised by biologists,...

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Most national parks offer on-site shared volunteer accommodations. These living conditions are basic, but clean and comfortable. Most accommodations have electricity and running water, and communal washrooms. Meals are provided 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Spanish proficiency is not required, but volunteers should have a good grasp of the basics. A two week minimum program and m...

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ASVO has over 25 years experience in conservation activities in Costa Rica. We support the National Park system providing international volunteers to work alongside Park Rangers in accordance with MINAET (Ministry of Environment). We also manage 4 sea turtle conservation programs with the help of international volunteers and interns. The intern program is perfect for science or environmental...

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The SPI Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica program is located in the province of Guanacaste, along the Pacific Coast. The province is renowned for its breathtakingly beautiful white sand beaches and clear water. The small town of Flamingo Beach is a perfect locale for high school students to practice your Spanish in the mornings and swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, or just relaxing...

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Our first of two trips offered in Costa Rica is a perfect mix of adventure, sun, and community service. Spend 11 action packed days traveling through gorgeous green rainforests, swimming in waterfalls, snorkeling in the Caribbean, zip-lining over jungle canopy, and meeting locals while making an impact on their community with 5 separate community service projects. See more tropical wildlife i...

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Sea turtles have existed for over 100 million years, traveling in abundance through the earth's oceans. But today these gentle, fascinating creatures are in danger of extinction, largely due to man's impact on the planet's oceans and beaches. This expedition takes you to the beaches of Tortuguero, Costa Rica, the nesting site of more green turtles than anywhere else in the world. Learn about th...

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For more than 20 years, Outward Bound Costa Rica has collaborated with groups and individuals to create customized, life-changing learning experiences designed to meet specific goals and objectives. We believe the unfamiliar environment—whether it’s trekking through dense rainforest, rappelling an 80-foot waterfall, or immersing in a new language—is the most effective, exciting, and engaging cl...

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Pacuare is located on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. Surrounded by beautiful nature, the beach is very remote and only accessible by boat. It is a nesting site for leatherback, green and, occasionally, hawksbill turtles. LAST offers a conservation project in partnership with the local community, and former poachers have been trained in sea turtle conservation and work together with voluntee...