Wildlife conservation, community and environmental volunteer projects and internships worldwide

Use WorkingAbroad’s comprehensive volunteer database to find the volunteering or internship opportunity abroad that’s right for you.

Our international volunteering database features projects from across the globe sorted into categories, making your search simple. You can search by country and activity for wildlife conservation volunteering projects, healthcare volunteering opportunities, environmental and farming projects and many more.

We hope that your choice will provide you with new opportunities to make a positive difference in the world. Please also rest assured that all projects listed on our website meet our policies on ethical volunteering abroad.

  • Coral Farming Intern, Mauritius

    Volunteer in Mauritius in the Indian Ocean and take part in a coral reef monitoring and marine conservation programme. Become the Coral Farming Intern and be responsible for all aspects of the coral farming program in the beautiful Blue Bay Marine Park, while also getting the chance to be involved in a variety of other projects on site. Interns can join the project for between 2 and 5 months throughout the year.

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  • Turtle Monitoring Intern, Mauritius

    Volunteer in Mauritius in the Indian Ocean and take part in a coral reef monitoring and marine conservation programme. Become the Turtle Monitoring Intern and be responsible for all aspects of the Turtle Monitoring program in the beautiful Blue Bay Marine Park, while also getting the chance to be involved in a variety of other projects on site. Interns can join the project for between 2 and 5 months throughout the year.

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  • Orangutan Conservation Volunteer Project, Indonesia

    Join the Borneo Orangutan Conservation project in Indonesia as a volunteer, and assist a project in the forefront of wildlife conservation.

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  • White Wilderness - Carpathian Wolf Watch Volunteer Project

    Follow the tracks of Wolves and Lynx in the beautiful Tatra mountains in Slovakia. Learn about the art of tracking, reading signs in nature and also about the plight of the mythic wolf.

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  • Bottlenose Dolphin Research Volunteer Project, Croatia

    The Bottlenose Dolphin Volunteer Project is a long-term study on the ecology and conservation of bottlenose dolphins in the area surrounding Cres and Lošinj islands, in Croatia.

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  • Statia Conservation Volunteer Project, St. Eustatius, Caribbean

    Work in the stunning island of St. Eustatius, in the Dutch Antilles, overlooking St. Kitts in the Caribbean Sea. You can take part in trail building in the Quill and Boven National Parks, maintaining the Botanical Garden, helping with night turtle patrols during nesting season and Environmental Education.

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  • Human Activity Monitoring Intern, Mauritius

    Volunteer in Mauritius in the Indian Ocean and take part in a coral reef monitoring and marine conservation programme. Become the Human Activity Monitoring Intern and be responsible for all tracking and recording illegal fishing activity in the beautiful Blue Bay Marine Park, while also getting the chance to be involved in a variety of other projects on site. Interns can join the project for between 2 and 5 months throughout the year.

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  • Wildlife Reserve Volunteer Programme, South Africa

    Volunteer at a wildlife reserve in South Africa. A true bush experience which gives volunteers a chance to live amongst and help to protect a range of amazing wildlife species.

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  • Wildlife Rescue Volunteer Programme in Indonesia

    Volunteer in Indonesia with rescued wildlife such as Orangutans at a Wildlife Rescue Centre in North Sulawesi. The centre is located in a regional wildlife trafficking hotspot, and animals from all over the vast Indonesian archipelago have suffered this trade route.

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  • Elephant Sanctuary Volunteer Project, Cambodia

    An opportunity to volunteer with elephants at an Elephant Sanctuary in the forests of Mondulkiri, located in remote Eastern Cambodia.

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