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 organisations 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 organisations listed on our website meet our policies on ethical volunteering abroad.

  • Volunteer and Learn to Dive in Belize

    Join our expedition in beautiful Belize and learn to dive and carry out vital marine research. The research you carry out on dives and during surveys will be a valuable part of our conservation activities in Belize. You can also visit Mayan ruins, rainforests, mangroves, turtle nesting sites and salt-water crocodile habitats as well as experiencing the natural beauty and diversity of the Belize Barrier Reef.

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  • Volunteer in the San Ignacio Hospital; Rural Clinics

    Volunteer in the rural health clinics and outreach programs that serve the underprivileged communities surrounding San Ignacio, Belize. Members of these communities often lack access to adequate health education, qualified medical professionals, and treatment resources. Prices for medical services and resources are high in Belize, but wages remain low. These clinics are staffed by advanced nurses or community health personnel who provide a variety of services including home visits and other outreach programs.

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  • One Week Lionfish Project

    If you're looking for more than just a dive holiday for a week break, then the Blue Ventures Lionfish Project in Belize could be perfect for you!

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  • Avian Rehabilitation Internship

    A rare opportunity to work with indigenous Amazon parrots liberated from the illegal pet trade, as well as all species of wild birds found in Belize. Parrot rehabilitation for release can take up to 2 years and involves dedicated efforts in diet, nutrition, flock-building, husbandry and enclosure maintenance. Interns will live on site in a home-stay environment and be expected to contribute to all aspects of the rehabilitation process for every species at the centre, including barn owls and other raptors, pelicans, toucans and many passerine species. Belize is an English speaking country.

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