Volunteer at an Animal Rescue Center in Costa Rica
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
53 people are interested
Located in the middle of the rainforest in San Carlos province of Costa Rica, this eco-reserve is an animal-lover’s paradise. You will have the opportunity to work alongside volunteers from around the world to support wildlife conservation efforts in Costa Rica.
How You Will Make a Difference:
- Help feed, observe and administer general care to animals
- Assist with various conservation projects
- Work in the greenhouse
- Help maintain trails on the reserve
- Help with construction of new habitats for the animals
- Assist with community outreach projects in the area
Start dates are on a monthly basis but fill quickly. Please apply 8 weeks in advance to reserve your spot.
- Accommodation with a Costa Rican host family
- 3 meals per day
- Private bus from San Jose to project
- Daily transportation to and from project
- Emergency medical insurance for the duration of your program
- Project supervisor and emergency staff available 24/7
- Orientation pre-departure and upon arrival
- Culture & Ettiquette guide book
- Minimum 1 week commitment (maximum 3 months)
- 16 years of age or older
- Consent to criminal background check for volunteers 18 and older (Greenheart Travel will process this for you)
- Beginner level of Spanish, intermediate or higher is beneficial
- Willingness to help with any and all needs of the project
To request more information, please visit our website at http://greenhearttravel.org/program/adult/volunteer-abroad/animal-rescue-center-in-costa-rica, or call our office in Chicago at 888-227-6231 for further details regarding more program specifics, fees, and the application process.
We'll work with your schedule.
Costa RicaCosta Rica, San Carlos Costa Rica
- Environmental Education
- Environmental Policy
- Environmental Science
- Animal Care / Handling
- Must be at least 16
- 1-12 week options
- Entry-level Spanish proficiency