Volunteer in Marine Conservation Abroad

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362 Marine Conservation Volunteer Abroad Programs

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Take part in short-term international volunteering with UBELONG. Volunteers will be involved in conservation activities, including working on animal and plant inventories, removing foreign plants by hand, and supporting nurseries. UBELONG offers affordable programs without compromising flexibility, impact, and safety.

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As a volunteer on this project, you will be doing work to help prevent the extinction of endangered sea turtles that live in the coasts of Costa Rica. Currently, 5 species of Sea Turtles live in Costa Rican oceans; Olive Ridley Turtle, Green Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Leatherback Turtle and Loggerhead Turtle. All of them are endangered or threatened by extinction. Sea Turtles are one of the ...

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Intern Latin America is the leading provider of internship programs in the emerging market of Colombia! We provide international students with internships in top private companies, NGOs and state ministries. Our programs are regularly featured on CNN International and other mainstream media. Apply now for a wonderful experience and propel your professional development! Develop your Spanish l...

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API offers comprehensive study abroad programs in the wonderful Costa Rican city of San Joaquin de Flores. The Instituto San Joaquin de Flores is a colonial-style building built specifically to be an academic and language school. Topics available include Spanish language and culture, history, business, and environmental sciences. There is also a Spanish for Medical Professions summer program -...

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In the teaming waters around Andros island Gapforce groups work with the Bahamas National Trust to survey the Island's valuable reef and its inhabitants. Our results help create protected marine parks, assist local communities and teach conservation awareness in primary schools. Being based in a small community in the Bahamas is a massive plus and a short walk from our base on Andros o...

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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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Provide much-needed volunteer support to Globalteer conservation programs abroad. Participants can contribute to the Borneo Marine and Turtle Conservation Project or the Indonesian Wildlife Rescue efforts. Globalteer is a nonprofit charity registered in the United Kingdom.

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KHAYA is seeking individuals passionate about working with animals. Join a rehabilitation and conservation center in Port Elizabeth that supports endangered African Penguins (also called Jackass). You will assist with their hands-on care as well as the care of other aquatic birds. Throughout the program, you will work closely with a dedicated team of professionals. You will help in rescue and r...

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Volunteer at the Galápagos National Park, and get the chance to provide assistance at the tortoise breeding center. You will be a member of the research and zoo keeping staff, and will take responsibility for taking care of and measuring the shells of tortoises for their growth charts, as well as informing tourists of rules and regulations and other necessary tasks at the center. IOI encoura...

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Vinaka Fiji Volunteering is offering a Marine & Conservation Program where participants can learn to scuba dive while enhancing their skills in the marine environment in the Yasawa Islands. Volunteers can use their skills to conduct underwater surveys in the turquoise habitat of the Pacific while visiting traditional villages where individuals get to interact with the community and support thei...

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Ever wanted to see and learn about whales? Then take this unique volunteering opportunity and travel to Knynsa, South Africa where the project is based! Get involved, help to research and conserve these amazing creatures and their coastal habitat! Expand your knowledge on the wonders of the ocean and these amazing creatures and share what you have learnt with the local children in the area....

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Thanks to its geographical position, Thailand has become one of the top destination for people looking to do business from all around the world. As such, the kingdom has become a focal point for young professional to develop their career path in a fast growing and highly international environment. Doing an internship in Thailand will dive you into its fast growing market. The country offers a ...

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Immerse yourself in New Zealand and Fiji’s incredible environments and unique cultures. This one month summer program combines two weeks of hands-on and rewarding service-learning conservation work in some of the New Zealand’s most interesting national parks and reserves, and two weeks of adventurous travel as we road-trip through New Zealand and enjoy the spectacularly beautiful Yasawa Islands...

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Intern abroad with Linguistic Horizons in the Sacred Valley of the Incas! Our program is located between Cuzco & Machu Picchu in the town of Urubamba, Peru. This program is ideal for people who want to go off the beaten path and have a truly immersive experience. You'll learn about the local culture of the people in Urubamba as well as the indigenous Andean communities in the surrounding ar...

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Join the Great White Shark Project in South Africa, dedicated to the exploration and conservation of the world’s greatest predator. With programs ranging between two weeks and three months, volunteers learn about cage diving with Great White Sharks, data gathering, assisting with public education, eco-tourism, and behavioral studies of sharks. For the duration of the project, volunteers stay in...

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Romelia Sea Turtles Conservation Project conducted since 2009 has as a primary goal the conservation of SEA TURTLE populations that nest on the beaches of this wildlife sanctuary in Montezuma, Costa Rica. The project includes activities as; monitoring of nesting sea turtles females, night patrols, activities of protection and monitoring of the nests. The lands at Refugio Nacional de Vida Silve...

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The international volunteering placements we offer are highly personalized and provide the greatest flexibility to match your specific needs. We use the same efficiency that has become the trademark of study in Belize programs. As with our study programs, we make sure our volunteers play an active role and are able to provide a long-lasting impact on the community they work at. At TEP, we pride...

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Gili Shark Conservation Project is a small grassroots organisation based in Gili Air, Indonesia. Our mission is to promote shark conservation and conduct citizen scientific research essential for effective marine conservation management worldwide. We are working with local NGOs and international universities and organizations to collect a standardize set of data to further our understanding of ...

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The Pioneer Program of SEED Madagascar, a United Kingdom-based non-government organization working on humanitarian, environmental, and sustainability projects in Madagascar, offers the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in the field, including construction, community work, education, and conservation. Camping in some of the most beautiful and remote parts of Madagascar, volunteers get...

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A rewarding opportunity to volunteer at a fascinating Wildlife Rehabilitation centre that provides medical care and rehabilitation to sick, injured and orphaned wildlife throughout the whole of Perth. You'll assist in taking care of a variety of different mammals, reptiles and birds that need help, as well as working with plants and trees, habitat restoration and heritage protection. Like wa...

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The lively beach town of Santa Teresa is world famous for surf breaks across beaches pristine, uncrowded and seemingly endless. After surfing and sunbathing are over for the day – and Spanish lessons and volunteering! – the town comes alive with funky surf shops, cafes, restaurants and nightspots for every taste and budget. Your experience will be based at ‘Jakera Jungle Surf Camp’ where we ...

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Volunteers on this Eco-Diving project from ImpacTrip will have the opportunity to join a wide range of conservation efforts focused on the protection of the marine ecosystem in the southern coast of Portugal. Volunteers will work with a diving school, which places special emphasis on protection efforts of the local environment. During the program, volunteers will be able to: • Take the in...

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Take part in a combined study abroad and service learning program in the Galapagos Islands and Quito. You will be able to choose from three tracks of study that focus either on Biology or on the Social Sciences. Students can choose from the following programs: Marine Biology, Evolution, Ecology and Conservation, and People, Politics and the Environment. The program starts with an initial perio...

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All Out Africa Marine and Whale Shark Conservation project in Tofo, Mozambique, a microcosm of marine wildlife that is home to the largest population of whale sharks in the world. The project involves gathering field data on whale sharks, coral reefs, and other marine biodiversity to make recommendations for improving the conservation of marine life as well as creating general awareness about t...

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Service learning is focused on providing individuals a practical experience; hence, playing a big role in developing their career path. It involves them in activities that respond to ‘real’ and identified community needs with the aim to raise awareness of current issues. It helps develop analytical abilities, social skills, and ethical responsibilities. Service learning is mostly an educati...

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Join a Marine Conservation program in South Africa, and learn to dive or improve your current skills. You will also help collect megafauna populations data in Sodwana Bay, one of the best dive sites in the world. Beginner divers will undertake a PADI Open Water training in the first week. Qualified Open Water diver may take a PADI Advanced Open Water course or choose from a variety of dive ...

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In this program based in Knysna lagoon, volunteers collect research material about the daily sightings of various species of whales and dolphins, recurring visits and the migratory habits of whales and dolphins in the area. Working with the only licensed and permitted close encounter whale-watching organisation in Knysna, participants are also responsible for marketing of the marine tours provi...

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This is a two-week adventure service program focused on enironmental conservation and research. Spend your free time relaxing on the beautiful sandy beaches of Bayahibe or snorkeling through coral reefs.

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The New Zealand Internships Volunteer program is especially created for those candidates who would love to visit and explore beautiful New Zealand while at the same time making a positive and lasting contribution to the country and its people. Volunteer options are broad in New Zealand. Placements range from volunteering within any of the large international and domestic charitable organisat...

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Volunteer work in Ecuador is really needed and appreciated around the country. Why? Because poverty plagues almost half of the population shortage of jobs, combined with inadequate education is the reason that many parents (single mothers) can't feed and provide for their children. Often there parents are out of the country in jail or divorced. Sometimes these parents fall into alcoholism, drug...