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.

  • Galapagos Conservation Volunteers

    Volunteer on a range of wildlife conservation and environmental projects on Isabela island, Galapagos. Join a dynamic team of volunteers and local staff while giving back to the community in the Galapagos islands.

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  • Cloud Forest Conservation & Sustainability Volunteer Project, Ecuador

    Become an environmental volunteer in Ecuador to conserve a part of the Ecuadorian Cloud Forest and get involved in reforestation, organic agriculture, sustainable living and building projects.

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  • Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Project

    One of the most threatened natural resources in the Amazon Rainforest is the wildlife, which can suffer from habitat destruction, unsustainable hunting, and traps set by illegal animal hunters. Orchids, parrots, monkeys, and more than 20 thousand exotic animal and plant species have distinguished Ecuador as one of the countries with the most biodiversity in the world.

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  • Conservation Work in The Galapagos Islands

    Volunteers can enjoy the amazing view from the farm, which offers beautiful sunrises and sunsets over the Pacific Ocean. During clear nights, volunteers can enjoy stargazing from the farm, which serves as a natural observatory. Volunteers can also see the unique animal and plant species on different parts of the Galapagos Islands and experience one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations.

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  • Animal Rescue Center in Ecuador

    Do volunteer work in an animal rescue center in Ecuador and get a direct insight into the amazing Amazonas Rainforest and contribute to the protection and rehabilitation of different animals.

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  • Ecuadorian Turtle Conservation and Research

    Contribute to scientific research and help protect endangered sea turtles in Ecuador.

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  • Volunteer in Galapagos

    The principal objective of the volunteer project is to preserve the environmental impacts made by inserted species on the native vegetation of San Cristobal Island. The project works toward restoring the native forest and endemic flora of a ecological farm. Volunteers will be working immediately to eliminate and control the inserted plants of the area, and later to start replanting native and endemic tress of the Islands. You will also take care of the native plants in the project nursery.

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  • Amazon Animal Sanctuary

    Volunteer at our wildlife sanctuary in the Amazon Jungle and you will help care for animals rescued from trafficking operations and mistreatment.

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  • Volunteer in an Animal Sanctuary Project in the Amazon

    Take part in our special Animal Rescue project in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest. The Zanja Arajuno Center receives volunteers in their center to help them in their projects and also works with local communities.

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  • Ecological volunteering in Galapagos

    Volunteer on ecological projects in Isabela Island, the largest island of Galápagos.

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  • Volunteer in Ecuador with Cats and Dogs

    Help improve the lives of cats and dogs in Ecuador and the Galapagos by volunteering at one (or more!) of our special Ecuadorian projects.

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  • Permaculture Farm Mindo Organic Coffee Ecuador

    We need volunteers for our new Organic Farm project near Mindo in the Cloud Forest. Our main aim is to create a new Organic Coffee Brand that we call EcuaSwiss Coffee. Our friends Fredy and Maria have land in the Cloud Forest, in Las Tolas town, and we are helping them with permaculture reconversion.

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  • Volunteer on a Coastline Conservation Project in Ecuador

    Take part in our special Coastline Conservation project in the Pacific Coast of Ecuador. The Isla Corazon – Puerto Portobelo Community will receive you on their community project and you will help them with Mangrove conservation and translate educational tours for tourists.

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