Volunteer Abroad – GapYear

A Broader View programs in Costa Rica engage volunteers in conservation work helping the endangered sea turtle populations on both the Caribbean and Pacific regions.

Volunteers will be actively involved in nightly beach patrols, digging holes, moving sand, and charting nesting patterns of the turtles, recording births and also during the release phases. This is a challenging program. There are odd work hours, primitive living conditions, cabana living accommodations, however the setting cannot be beat.

The volunteer will be in charge of important tasks, both in the area of shelter, as in the administrative area. Will among other tasks, cleaning, maintenance using hand tools, management and tourist education.

Volunteer Service Trips

  • Costa Rica
    • Volunteer in Costa Rica: Sea Turtle Caribbean
    • Volunteer in Costa Rica: Sea Turtle Pacific
    • Volunteer Costa Rica: Sea Turtle Internship
    • Volunteer in Costa Rica: Sea Turtle Conservation
    • Volunteer in Costa Rica: Sloth/Mammal Conservation
    • Volunteer Costa Rica, Escazu: Animal Rescue Shelter
  • Ecuador
    • Volunteer in Ecuador: Conservation / Animal Welfare Galapagos
  • Guatemala
    • Volunteer in Guatemala: Conservation / Animal Rescue Veterinary
  • India
    • Volunteer India: Animal Welfare Center (Udaipur)
    • Volunteer India: Animal Care Welfare Jaipur
  • Nepal
    • Volunteer in Nepal Street Dog Care Center (Kathmandu)
  • Uganda
    • Volunteer Uganda: Environmental / Climate

How to Apply


Please mention ConservationJobs.co.uk when applying for this job!

Key Information


A Broader View Volunteers


Fixed Term, Permanent, Temporary


Full Time, Part Time


Entry Level, Graduate, Mid Level, Postgraduate, Senior


Biodiversity, Biology, Conservation, Education, Environment, Marine Conservation, Nature & Wildlife, Research, Sustainability


Worldwide, Costa Rica

Application Deadline:

Not specified, apply soon.