Virtual Project: No
Cause: Animal Care, Wildlife Protection, Responsible Tourism
SDG: 14 Life Below Water
Max. No. of Volunteers: 30
Min. Stay in Weeks: 4 weeks
Location: Tibas Costa Rica
290 Euro per week
Nightly patrols alongside trained biologists looking for nesting turtles in order to relocate the eggs.
Monitoring the hatchery and releasing baby turtles.
Protect and collect information on endangered leatherback turtles.
Experience: No experiences
Knowledge Areas: Environment, Wildlife Conservation
Minimum Language Skills: Good knowledge of English and a working knowledge of Spanish.
Desired Age Group: older than 18 years
PBC required: No
Other: Respect and love for animal nature and its environment, Enthusiasm and interest in applying and developing practical knowledge in the context of everyday life in Costa Rica, Robust health and capable of working under basic conditions.
We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment, besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality. We will prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience and following up on your achievements once you get home. In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!