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 in a Wildlife Rescue Center

    Volunteer in Gutemala and help to preserve the country's unique wildlife and habitat. The Rescue Center that you will work in is the largest and most advanced of its kind in Latin America, caring for 400-600 wild animals of 35+ species per year.

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  • Wildlife Rescue Center in Guatemala

    Are you interested in protecting, conserving and researching the wildlife in an animal rescue center in Guatemala? Experience an unforgettable volunteer work around pure nature and animals, while getting a good insight of the lifestyle and rich culture in Guatemala.

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  • Sea Turtle Protection in Guatemala

    Are you interested in helping to preserve the endangered flora and fauna in an ecological park while visiting the beautiful country of Guatemala? Participate in this project and you can fulfil this dream and work with fascinating sea turtles on the Pacific coast of Guatemala.

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  • Herping for the Future Programme

    One of the main aims of Indigo Expeditions is to promote the conservation of biodiversity in the Laguna del Tigre National Park, Guatemala. Our small group expeditions allow us to carry out wildlife surveying & monitoring, specialising in the ecology and behaviour of reptiles and amphibians. We have developed a unique research programme offering invaluable experience in tropical field biology to research assistants and students looking to gain experience in tropical fieldwork in Central America. Welcome to Herping for the Future we hope you will choose to explore with us! 2 weeks to 8 weeks placements available.

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  • Volunteer to Build a Sustainable Rainwater Collection System in Guatemala

    Travel to Guatemala with SOS in February of 2015 to the community of Las Arrugas to assist in building a sustainable water project that will impact the community for years to come. Since 2004 over 1,500 SOS volunteers have travelled to 11 different countries in Central and South America to build over 160 sustainable development projects. Our projects are planned in conjunction with local organizations in the countries we travel to, ensuring that we efficiently meet specific needs of a community. As a result, volunteers have assisted in building classrooms, bridges, solar panels, community gardens, libraries and more.

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