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.

  • Elephant Volunteer Project, Thailand

    Volunteer at an Elephant Sanctuary and home for old elephants in Mae Chaem, situated in the lush countryside of Northern Thailand. Help to give elephants a chance to live free.

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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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  • Volunteer at the Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Sanctuary in South Africa

    Volunteer at the Jane Goodall chimpanzee sanctuary in South Africa. A chance to experience these amazing endangered species up close and contribute to chimp rescue and conservation efforts.

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  • Pacific Sea Turtle Volunteer Programme, Costa Rica

    Join this Olive Ridley sea turtle volunteer programme in the spectacular Southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica on Drake Bay, home to over 25 dolphin and whale species and the Olive Ridley Turtle.

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  • California Conservation Volunteer Project

    An opportunity to volunteer all across National Parks and Nature Reserves throughout California, whilst gaining experience in ecological restoration and conservation work.

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  • Kariega Big Five Game Reserve Volunteer Programme, South Africa

    Become a Wildlife Conservation Volunteer in a Big Five Game Reserve in South Africa, and get involved in elephant, rhino and lion monitoring programmes.

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  • Coral Reef Conservation Volunteer Project, Cuba

    Volunteer in Cuba to help with important Coral Reef Conservation and Restoration efforts on the Isle of Youth

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  • Join a Dolphin Research Internship on the Namibian Coast

    Join a team of dedicated scientists on our Dolphin Research Project in Namibia and enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to contribute to marine research in a beautiful and remote environment.

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  • Conservation Volunteers; Australia & New Zealand

    Become a conservation volunteer in locations across Australia and New Zealand. Volunteer as part of a team and meet new people from across Australia and the world.

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  • Blue Lagoon Coral Reef Project, Mauritius

    Volunteer in Mauritius in the Indian Ocean and take part in a coral reef monitoring and marine conservation volunteer and internship programme, which includes coral reef farming and restoration, lagoon monitoring and sea turtle research in the beautiful Blue Bay Marine Park.

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  • Seychelles Island Conservation Volunteer Programme

    Volunteer in the Seychelles and be part of important Conservation efforts on Cousin Island

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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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  • Coral Reef Conservation & Diving Project, Thailand

    Join a marine and coral reef conservation project on Koh Phangan island in Thailand’s Samui archipelago.

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  • Wildlife Conservation & San Bushmen Community Project, Namibia

    Join this project as a wildlife conservation, carnivore conservation or medical volunteer

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  • Oregon Nature Conservancy Programme, USA

    Opportunity for Ecology and Botany students to work closely with conservation professionals in the Zumwalt Prairie in North Eastern Oregon in the USA.

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  • Reforestation Volunteer Project, Iceland

    Volunteers are needed to help with ecological restoration and reforestation in the region of Úlfljótsvatn lake in the southwest of Iceland.

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  • Watamu Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Kenya

    An opportunity to take part in sea turtle conservation involving research and monitoring, working at a turtle rehabilitation centre and protecting nesting sites along the Watamu Coastline.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dolphin Research Project, Greece

    Become a marine conservation volunteer and participate in dolphin research in the Ionian Sea, helping to provide a marine environment that provides long term viability for dolphin species.

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  • Amazon Medicinal Plant Research Volunteer & Internship Project, Peru

    Volunteer or intern in Peru to work alongside expert biologists and local communities teaching about medicinal plants of the Amazon rainforest, conservation efforts and eco-tourism development.

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  • Whale and Dolphin Volunteer Conservation, Hebrides

    Sail the Hebridean Sea in Scotland aboard research vessel Silurian and assist with dolphin and whale monitoring activities. Volunteers will collect visual and acoustic data on the various species of cetacean found in the area.

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  • Playa Tortuga Conservation Volunteer Project, Costa Rica

    Volunteer in Costa Rica and live and work in a biological research station and take part in sea turtle, butterfly, caiman, crocodile, tree boa and mammal research and environmental education.

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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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  • Kiwi Conservation Volunteer Project, New Zealand

    Volunteer to work to preserve the native forest and birds on the Kauri Coast, New Zealand and get to explore an undiscovered forest while learning about conservation and wilderness skills.

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  • Limpopo Lipadi Game Reserve Volunteer Programme, Botswana

    Take part in tracking African wild dogs, monitoring lions, leopards, elephants and other important species in a beautiful 20,000 hectare game reserve in Botswana.

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  • Elephant Conservation Volunteer Project, Sri Lanka

    This project is an opportunity to volunteer or intern with wild elephant conservation and carnivore research in Sri Lanka. Volunteers and interns alike support the human-wildlife conflict mitigation efforts of the conservation project to secure the future protection of the elephant population, carnivore species and the livelihoods of local farmers.

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  • Maldives Island Volunteer Project

    Volunteers are needed to join various projects within the beautiful tropical island of Naifaru, the capital of the Lhaviyani Atoll, in the Maldives.

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  • Amazon Research and Conservation Volunteer & Internship Programme, Peru

    Volunteer and Internship Opportunities to work in some of the most remote, fascinating and largely unspoiled parts of the Amazon rainforest in Peru.

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  • Ocean Spirits Leatherback Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Grenada

    Volunteer in the Caribbean as a Research Assistant and take part in leatherback sea turtle monitoring, research, and community outreach programmes on the island of Grenada.

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  • Volunteer and Learn Spanish in Peru

    Opportunities are available to volunteer in Peru, in and near the city of Cusco. You can join for 2 weeks up to 6 months volunteering with animals welfare, archaeology and environmental conservation work, while taking proper Spanish lessons to enhance your language skills.

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  • Dolphin & Whale Conservation Volunteer Programme, Italy

    The research focuses on the spectacularly large fin whale as well as on sperm whales, Risso’s dolphins, pilot whales, striped and bottlenose dolphins.

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  • Amazon Photography Internship Programme, Peru

    Join as an intern to learn and enhance your photography skills working with a wildlife photographer, while contributing to research and conservation efforts in the Amazon rainforest.

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  • Elephant & Bear Volunteer Project, India

    Volunteer to help conserve elephants and bears at an ethical wildlife rescue and conservation centre in India. Contribute to animal welfare and learn about the issues facing wildlife protection in India.

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  • Bear Sanctuary Volunteer Project, Cambodia

    Volunteer in Cambodia at a bear sanctuary inside a large wildlife rescue centre near Phnom Penh.

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  • Nature’s Valley Volunteer Programme, South Africa

    Gain hands on Conservation, Education and Ecological Research experience in South Africa and help protect Nature’s Valley.

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  • Elephant Volunteer Project, Laos

    Volunteer with elephants at a sanctuary in Laos. Experience elephants in an ethical way in a beautiful forest setting, where elephants are able to live freely.

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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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  • Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Programme, Costa Rica

    Help to conserve and protect the populations of vulnerable Olive Ridleys. The project takes place in the spectacular Pacific coast of the Nicoya Province on the beach where Olive Ridley turtles come up in thousands at a time for this phenomenon of nature called "arribadas".

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  • Wildlife Rescue Volunteering, Learning Spanish, Yoga & Surfing in Costa Rica

    Opportunities for volunteers to work with animals and help improve the rescue centre, whilst also having the opportunity to learn Spanish, and take yoga and surf lessons.

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  • Galena Creek Visitor Center Internship, Nevada

    Internship positions available to assist with environmental education on the forest and urban interface between Reno, Nevada and the Sierra Nevada mountains, with special emphasis on the unique ecology of Galena Creek Park

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  • Ocean Research Conservation Project, South Africa

    Volunteer with dolphin, seal and whale research in South Africa. Take part in marine conservation, penguin rescue and educational projects along the South African coast.

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  • Dolphin & Whale Research Volunteer Project, Portugal

    Volunteer in Portugal and support Dolphin & Whale Conservation and Research whilst exploring the Algarve coastline.

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  • Volunteer in Brazil

    Go beyond the ordinary and experience Brazil from a whole different side and gain a perspective from the community through intercultural exchange.

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  • Conservation Volunteering Project, Spain

    Immerse yourself in Spanish culture and volunteer on a conservation project in the coastal cities of Valencia or Denia.

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  • Caribbean Reef Buddy Diving Project, Carriacou

    Become a Caribbean Reef Buddy volunteer and join us on the beautiful island of Carriacou near Grenada. Learn to dive in the warm, crystal clear waters of the Caribbean and play a full and active part in exciting marine conservation projects.

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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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  • Shamwari Game Reserve Conservation Volunteer Programme, South Africa

    Join an award-winning conservation team in a Big Five Game Reserve in South Africa, boasting a huge variety of game over a vast 25,000 hectares.

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  • Desert Elephants Volunteer Programme, Namibia

    This programme is about tracking deserts elephants in the African wilderness and taking part in community development building work, whilst living in the outdoors, cooking over campfires and sleeping out under the stars at night time in the stunning Damaraland region of the Namib Desert.

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  • Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Project, Greece

    Volunteer to protect endangered sea turtles in Greece while getting hands-on field research experience, meeting new people and exploring the Kefalonian coast.

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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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  • Big Cat Sanctuary Volunteer Project, South Africa

    Volunteer at an ethical big cat Sanctuary in South Africa. Contribute towards animal welfare whilst learning about the conditions big cats face in captivity and helping to raise awareness of wildlife conservation in South Africa.

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  • Sea Search Whale & Dolphin Research Programme, South Africa

    Join a team of scientists in Cape Town and gain experience in researching whale and dolphin species including humpback whales, humpback dolphins and occasionally killer whales.

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  • Cape Fear River Watch Internship, USA

    An internship opportunity for environmental science students to work towards protecting and improving the water quality of the Lower Cape Fear River Basin in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, through environmental education, advocacy and action.

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  • Humane Dog and Cat Population Management in Mexico.

    Humane dog and cat population management and education.

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  • Family Volunteering in Namibia – Protecting Endangered Desert Elephants

    Experience an unforgettable outdoor adventure together with your entire family and get to know Namibia's unique nature!

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  • Apache Appaloosa Ranch and Rescue Centre

    Volunteer Programme at the Ranch Apache Appaloosa Ranch is situated in central Namibia in the Acacia Forrest.

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  • Volunteer in Tanzania with Love Volunteers Animal Welfare Program

    This wonderful program works in a number of ways to raise awareness of and stop the abuse and neglect of animals, while also providing hands-on care for animals in need.

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  • Proyecto Caraya - Centre for Rescue, Rehabilitation and Conservation of Primates

    Founded by Maria Alejandra Juarez over 20 years ago and recognized by the Jane Goodall institute, Proyecto Carayá is Argentina’s first and only monkey sanctuary. We currently host over 150 monkeys (plus: dogs, donkeys, pigs, chickens, pumas, viscachas and llamas!), and are located about 2 hours outside of Cordoba, near La Cumbre.

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  • Sea Turtle Conservation & Creative Recycling in Zanzibar

    Become a volunteer in this exciting conservation project and help to save the endangered sea turtles in Zanzibar from extinction! Moreover, you will help to raise awareness for the island's growing plastic waste problem among locals by creating useful items for everyday life from recycled materials. The best part? You will live at one of the most beautiful beaches of the entire Island! Join our group of dedicated volunteers from all over the world!

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  • Thai Island Domestic Veterinarians

    Volunteer at our Thai island shelter and use your veterinary skills to provide medical care for homeless dogs and cats.

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  • Agriculture and crafts service volunteer positions

    Camphill Village Kimberton Hills is a vibrant farming and handcrafting community that includes adults with developmental disabilities. Kimberton Hills residents, living and working side by side, create a dynamic and caring community for people of all ages and varied abilities. Located on 432 acres of farm, gardens and woodlands in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Kimberton Hills is also a local center for culture and a model for sound ecological living.

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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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  • SCUBA Diving & Coral Reef Conservation, FIJI

    Get PADI SCUBA diving certifications and become a globally recognised Reef Check Eco Diver and more! We believe in contributing to the global movement to protect our oceans and work with established agencies to deliver quality coral reef monitoring training. The data collected by volunteers goes to global and local groups to increase understanding of our fragile coral reefs. Immerse yourself in Fijian culture as we work together with local villages to raise awareness of environmental challenges and provide scientific support for Marine Protected Area monitoring programs.

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  • Research Volunteer

    The Lang Tengah Turtle Watch is looking for a research volunteer to help sea turtle conservation efforts off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Volunteers join nightly patrols on the beaches in search of nesting mother turtles, inspect nests to ensure all eggs and hatchlings are healthy, and complete other chores around the camp. Afternoons are intentionally free of activities to give volunteers time to themselves. Some activities volunteers engage in during their free time include jungle trekking and snorkeling. The organization works and shares data with the World Wildlife Fund, the Malaysian Department of Fisheries, and local universities.

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  • Gili Shark Conservation

    A small data collection and research facility to promote shark conservation and conduct citizen scientific research essential for effective marine conservation management worldwide. We are looking for volunteer researchers to live and work alongside experienced research divers collecting, inputting, and analyzing data for multiple international research projects. No previous experience is needed, diving and scientific diving training is included. 2 week minimum, tuition fees include accommodation, 3 meals a day, airport transfers, all diving related costs, + more.

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  • Leatherback Turtle Conservation

    The global oceans are showing an important decline in health and abundance. Sea turtles as important creatures of these ecosystems do not escape from this critical status. The multiple anthropic threats and the permanent impact of several human activities over sea turtles keep them in a critical endangered condition.

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  • Help with our permaculture paradise

    Volunteers needed to help with gardening, cleaning and attending customers at a permaculture hostel in Panama.

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  • Volunteer at a Community-based Sea Turtle Conservation project in Maio Island, Cape Verde

    We are looking for volunteers to assist with our community-based sea turtle conservation project in Maio, Cape Verde

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  • Volunteer in Thailand with Elephants, Bears and Wildlife

    Volunteer at our animal sanctuary in central Thailand and choose from three different projects. Or stay a bit longer and do them all!

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  • YearOut International Volunteering - Costa Rica Project

    YearOut International Volunteering is a long-time partner of the Ostional Sea Turtle Project in Costa Rica. Every year, our volunteers assist the staff at Ostional with conservation and environmental protection initiatives.

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  • Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF)

    The Nigerian Conservation Foundation works to conserve and manage protected natural areas throughout Nigeria.

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  • Rhino Protection and Wildlife Conservation Volunteer Project

    Our unique volunteer project is based in South Africa in the world's oldest and largest impact crater. Our conservation efforts stretch from wildlife management to eco-farming. Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn about game reserve management and improve their knowledge and skills. In helping us do research and collecting data, volunteers will contribute to future development and ultimately be involved in building our Rhino orphanage. We strive for conservation, education and the community.

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  • Permaculture and Green Building at Ecotrancoso, Brazil, Bahia

    We are located in Bahia, Brazil, closed to the ocean and offer volunteer projects related to Permaculture (garden optimization, agroecology, green building) including theory and practice.

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  • Madagascar Research and Conservation Institute - Forest Conservation

    Madagascar boasts an array of distinct ecosystems and unique wildlife with 92% of its mammals, 95% of its reptiles, 89% of its flora and 60% of its birds are found nowhere else on earth. Madagascar has lost around 90% of its natural forest habitat due to the rise in demand for timber, agricultural land and mining. This has led to a vast loss of native forest and fragmentation of habitats. At MRCI we study the diversity and abundance of forest and wildlife species to identify changes in forest dynamics, populations, habitat health and to identify potential localised threats

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  • Biodiversity Volunteer Project, Brazil

    IPBio is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that develops and supports projects in environmental education and scientific research on biodiversity, ecology as well as on the behavior of species of fauna and flora of Brazilian ecosystems.

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  • Wildlife Conservation Experience - Mossel Bay

    Whether you’re looking for a wildlife conservation project, a break from the hustle of the city, a weekend adventure, or just something new we have what you’re looking for. This project has experiences to suit all, from a 4-week wildlife conservation volunteering project to a weekend African Bush Camp. The project is a rustic experience with unprecedented sightings and opportunities.

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  • Live with an Indigenous Community in Bolivia

    In this project you will have the chance to live in the Bolivian Amazon rainforest together with an Indigenous Community and help to improve their lives. Volunteers will have the chance to teach adults and children English or your native language, help in the kitchen or establish walking trails in the jungle. In exchange you will be introduced into their habits of fishing, hunting, farming and building.

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  • Wilderness Experience in Bostwana and South Africa – Birding in the Bush

    The birding course in South Africa and Botswana is a unique opportunity, no matter whether you are a passionate birder, looking to further yourself professionally or personally, or simply looking for a unique type of holiday.

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  • Crees Conservation and Community Development Internship

    Are you looking to start a career in conservation research? Do you want to get involved with local community projects? Are you passionate about sustainability and helping to protect the rainforest? Do you want to lead your own project? crees is excited to offer a 6-month internship programme designed to help recent graduates, gap year students, and career breakers develop specific career skills in conservation research, community development, and non-profit project management, in the heart of the Amazon!

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  • ANIMAL RESCUE & FARM MAINTENANCE

    In the Dominican Republic there are plenty of animals in need of care and a home.

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  • Voluntary Work in California

    This international volunteer project will give you a few weeks of excitement in California. You will play an active role in nature conservation in the western USA, living in the heart of California's breathtaking natural landscape.

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  • Support expeditions as a Logistics Coordinator in Borneo, Costa Rica & Nicaragua and Tanzania

    Spend your summer in a dramatically different environment this year. Whether or not you have previous experience in logistics, you could be the right person for this project. Support worthwhile sustainable projects in some of the poorest communities in Borneo, Costa Rica & Nicaragua or Tanzania. Support Raleigh's community, environment and adventure projects this year.

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  • Montenegro Dolphin Project

    Marine Mammals Research Association is a dedicated NGO to promote the conservation of marine mammal species and their habitat through integrating scientific research and community engagement projects. Montenegro Dolphin Project is the first year-round study and aims to address the questions on cetacean abundance, distribution and to investigate the behavioural effect of marine traffic and fishing practices on the target species.

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  • Aussie Bat Rescue and Rehabilitation

    Come and meet some of Queensland's most misunderstood native animals, participate in bat conservation activities and learn how bats are contributing to the survival of our rainforests.

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  • Farm Stay on a Horse Farm in Paraguay

    The farm's property includes an approximately 38 hectare private ecological reserve.The area is mainly flat, but includes two hills and several breathtaking viewpoints. This landscape and the ecological reserve offer the best conditions to enjoy diverse adventure and spare time activities.

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  • Volunteering on Aride Island Nature Reserve

    We are seeking volunteers for 3 to 6-month positions at Aride Island Nature Reserve. Volunteers should ideally possess a degree in a biological science and/or useful practical skills or IT skills plus a good level of fitness and the ability to swim. ICS will contribute towards your international flight and provide free accommodation on Aride. Volunteers are responsible for living expenses.

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  • Volunteer in Australia with Wildlife Rescue Center Program

    Do you love animals? Want to help protect endangered species? This program is for you! Sadly, each year in Australia many thousands of precious indigenous animals are forced from their natural habitat, injured, orphaned or become sick thanks to increasing interaction with humans and/or domestic pets.

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  • Sea Turtles Conservation

    Participating in sea turtle conservation is a great opportunity to discover the rather charming life of sea turtles. By participating in this project, you will acquire an official letter certifying you’ve acquired global skills of Adaptability, Awareness, Strategic Thinking and Collaborative Planning. You will also have the opportunity to improve Spanish and if you dare, discover that tabasco is not really that spicy after all!

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  • Great Barrier Reef Monitoring and Turtle Conservation

    Learn to dive and meet creatures found nowhere else in the world or get up close and personal with majestic marine turtles, all while helping to protect one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world; Australia's amazing Great Barrier Reef.

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  • Vervet Monkey Foundation

    Would you like to experience living in the African bush rehabilitating the indigenous vervet monkey? No previous experience is necessary although you must have an interest in conservation. We welcome volunteers over the age of 18. This is an ideal project for anyone who has ever dreamed of working with monkeys and really wants to get involved in sanctuary life. Be prepared to work hard and experience working under the African sun with this threatened, intelligent and indigenous primate of Africa while relaxing in the evenings discussing the day’s events or planning your next adventures - The vervet monkey.

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  • Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary, Kenya

    Volunteer in Kwale, Coastal province, Kenya. Help to enhance Environmental sustainability and manage Human - Wildlife Conflicts in the region.

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  • Moreton Bay Dolphin Research Project

    Ever wanted to assist in the research of wild dolphins? Join Dr Liz Hawkins from Dolphin Research Australia in the beautiful Moreton Bay Marine Park, Queensland, Australia to assist in the research of coastal dolphin ecology.

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  • White Shark Diving Company Volunteer Program – Shark Research and Ocean Conservation

    Come and join our volunteer research programme at White Shark Diving Company and have a unique opportunity to be involved in ground-breaking marine research in a location unlike any other in the world. You will be trained as a marine researcher, contribute towards meaningful conservation research projects, and experience the thrill of getting up close and personal with one of the worlds most majestic ocean predators – the great white shark!

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  • Save the Wild Chinchillas, Inc

    Save the Wild Chinchillas was founded by Amy Deane in Chile in 1997. They work in Andean Chile to preserve highly sensitive arid habitat where wild chinchilla colonies survive.

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  • Wildlife Photography Course in Southern Africa

    This wildlife photography course gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with the unique wilderness of Southern Africa and take the best possible shot of unrepeatable moments.

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  • Volunteer For Sharks

    Volunteer for Sharks offers an intern programme where volunteers work with Shark Bay Research on their groundbreaking research about the impact of sound on Great White Sharks. They work closely with marine biologist Chris Perkins, and Kim, to collect, record and analyse data. They go to sea, learn to work with sharks, attend lectures, and participate in informative programmes where they learn about marine life, the ocean and sharks. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about the oceans, the environment and sharks.

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  • Marine Research in Mozambique

    Mozdivers / Zavora Marine Lab. was established in 2009 to promote and facilitate research and conservation in southern Mozambique. Since inception our lab has developed vital research for the region and raised environmental awareness through educational programs with local communities and visitors to the area.

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  • LEO Africa - Wildlife Monitoring & Conservation Project

    LEO Africa is a Big 5 wildlife monitoring and conservation volunteer project. We conduct 2 monitoring drives per day to collect data on the key animal species present in the Park; lion, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino, buffalo, hyena and cheetahs, We also conduct daily conservation work and support in anti-poaching activities and veterinary operations when necessary.

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  • Mangrove Fisheries Monitoring Volunteer

    Honko Mangrove Conservation & Education, an NGO working with communities in SW Madagascar to promote community-based mangrove management, has volunteer openings to assist with our new mangrove fisheries monitoring project in Ambondrolava, SW Madagascar. This new initiative will provide Honko and the local management association with crucial information about the current state of Ambondrolava’s mangrove fisheries, which play an important role in both ecosystem services and local livelihoods, through analysis of local catches and household surveys. The volunteer will oversee data collection with local fishermen, data entry and management, and protocol development in collaboration with Honko staff.

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  • Volunteering at a Permaculture Community in Cyprus

    GROL Garden is a Revolving Community focused on Sustainability by Producing food using organic methods and permaculture principles. We offer a Volunteer Work Exchange Program where we provide food, accommodation, 3x weekly yoga classes, and hands-on learning, in exchange for assistance with farming/gardening activities

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  • Internships in conservation and sustainable agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon!

    Gain experience and skills in field biology and applied conservation in the Peruvian Amazon! Our program is designed to provide hands-on engagement in basic scientific research and applied conservation projects within the areas of biological monitoring and sustainable agriculture.

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  • Stunning Wilderness Experience in Nepal – Educational Himalaya Trekking

    You always wanted to explore Nepal's unique landscapes with its stunning Himalaya mountain range? You are passionate about the outdoors, especially about hiking?

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  • Spay, Neuter and Release dogs in Nepal

    There are more than 20,000 street dogs in Kathmandu, and over 35,000 in the Kathmandu Valley. In addition to problems associated with overpopulation, these dogs pose a real health threat to the residents of Nepal through rabies transmission and dog bites.

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  • Manta Watch Camp

    Manta Watch Camp is a marine conservation and research project based on Gonubalabala island, Papua New Guinea. Join us on a remote paradise island, scuba dive in some of the worlds most fascinating waters and help us protect the giant Manta rays! Are you ready to become a Manta Hero and a conservation addict?

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  • Conservation Work in Costa Rica: Protection of Endangered Sea Turtles

    It is largely due to Costa Rica’s proactive and rigorous nature conservation programme that the country’s Caribbean and Pacific coastline, with its abundance of areas of natural beauty, continues to be a habitat of global significance for numerous animals and plant species.

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  • PA/Admin and Volunteer coordinator

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, determined and dedicated person to join us here at International Primate Rescue in the role of P.A./ Admin and Volunteer co-ordinator. This is a voluntary position for the minimum of 12 months.

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  • Community Volunteering Project in Alentejo, Portugal

    Volunteer in Portugal to participate in a community project located in a Buddhist Retreat Center in Alentejo. This project aims at helping this Portuguese community of Buddhist practitioners to develop the retreat center and its community activities.

    You can join for 1 weekend up to 1 months and we have places available all year round.

    Individuals, small groups and students are welcome.

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  • Volunteering in South Africa – Protecting wild animals and ecosystems in Limpopo

    Travel to South Africa’s northern province Limpopo, help protecting wild animals and their habitats and gather – as part of an international volunteer team and instructed by researcher and conservationists – valuable hands-on experience in nature and species conservation.

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  • Scuba Diving, Marine Conservation & Research

    Join a world-class research team in one of Africa’s most beautiful coastal locations. Southern Mozambique is one of the best diving locations in the world, home to large populations of whale sharks, manta rays and turtles. Help preserve endangered species and watch humpback whales migrate past your beachside lodge.

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  • Volunteer in Central Vietnam's Animal Shelter

    Help at Vietnam Animal Welfare Organisation by volunteering a month of your time at our animal shelters based in the beach town of Hoi An. We have many rescued cats & dogs plus ducks, chickens and a pig that need cleaning, feeding and lots of love.

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  • Tiger Trail Adventure

    This 1-week wildlife experience is an unforgettable conservation opportunity, tracking tigers and other animals, preventing poaching & meeting local tribes in a rainforest in magical…

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  • Volunteering in Botswana – Species Conservation: Okavango Wildlife Monitoring

    Experience what species conservation really means in a genuine African environment and help to monitor animal populations! Get a close-up view of endangered species in the Okavango Delta. You'll be far away from civilisation with just your team, the animals and the spectacular landscape of the Kalahari.

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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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  • 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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  • Masa Israel Journey Volunteer Programs

    Masa Israel Journey’s volunteer programs focus on building strong communities, encouraging collaboration and coexistence between local Arab and Jewish populations.

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  • Mangrove Ecosystem Monitoring Volunteer Program

    Since 2008, Honko has worked with the mangroves and local communities of Ambondrolava in southwest Madagascar to protect this unique ecosystem and help the community develop alternative sources of income to reduce human pressures on the forest. To monitor our community-based restoration and management efforts, Honko’s Volunteer Mangrove Ecosystem Monitoring Program provides the NGO with crucial data that informs our current projects, allowing us to adapt or expand on our projects to ensure we have the greatest possible impact on Ambondrolava’s mangrove and local community.

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  • Lemur Research & Biodiversity Monitoring

    Research and conserve some of the world’s most endangered species, protect rapidly diminishing forest areas, gain valuable research skills and work in some of the most biologically diverse areas in the world

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  • Enviromental Conservation in Kenya

    Our environment project needs volunteers to help in efforts to rehabilitate, protect and save the only remaining ancient rainforest in Kenya. The forest faces major threats from human encroachment and destruction. Safeguarding the forest will conserve the ecosystem, water catchments, wildlife and attract rainfall, for multiple benefits to the environment, people and animals in the […]

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  • Primate Carer

    This position will fulfill the needs of the Vervet Monkey Foundation by ensuring the monkeys in an area of the foundation are looked after and the supervision and training of volunteers in those areas.
    Full time voluntary position with occasional on call duties
    Length of period: Long term (min of 2 years but preferably as long as poss)
    Working hours – anytime between 7am - 5pm (some overnight baby shifts and evening shifts possible in baby season Nov – Feb). There will be some out of hours depending on the monkey’s needs and how many volunteers we have here.

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  • Bay of Bengal Sea Turtle Program

    Volunteer for in-situ protection of world's most endangered population of Olive Ridley and Green sea turtles. It's Bangladesh's only in-situ sea turtles conservation program and led by local communities. If you want to have an wonderful week working with local communities and field biologists, note that available volunteer periods are from one week to 16 weeks. Field accommodation available. Travel, food and other costs are on the volunteers.

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  • Trails Guide Course

    Spend four unforgettable weeks in the African wilderness. Learn how to appreciate your natural environment with all of your senses on daily excursions.

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  • Volunteering with Horses – Mustang Rescue in Florida

    Like no other animal, the mustang is seen as the epitome of the American way of life: free, wild and independent. As a volunteer, you will help protecting and rehabilitating these animals.

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  • Volunteering in Indonesia: Nature and Wildlife Conservation in Borneo

    Have you always dreamt of exploring the rainforest, to engage in the protection of endangered wildlife and to be part of an adventurous expedition? Then our volunteer project in midst of the Sabangau Forest in Borneo might just be right for you! Focus of this volunteer project is wildlife and habitat monitoring as well as renaturation tasks.

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  • Animal Rescue Center in Peru

    If you have been dreaming about working with exotic animals and experiencing life in the Amazonas Rainforest, this volunteer program in Peru is the chance to make this dream come true. This volunteer project enables you to do something good and support an animal rescue center that contributes and protects Peru's biodiversity.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Help Stray & Abandoned Dogs in Bulgaria

    An opportunity to live in Bulgaria, eastern Europe and help care for stray and abandoned dogs we rescue off the street, rehabilitate and re-home as well as take part in neutering projects and support local dog shelters.

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  • Volunteering in Namibia – Protection of Namibia's Desert Elephants

    The programme for protecting the desert elephants gives you an insight into Namibia and nature at its best. You will experience intense moments in which you can observe fascinating animals in the wild.

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  • Conservation in Australia

    Australia has an amazing and fragile ecosystem that is in constant danger and needs protection. You can join a range of projects in Australia to ensure the protection of this beautiful country and the fantastic wildlife it is home to. You will encounter some of the most famous wildlife of Australia, including Kangaroos, Koalas, Wombats and an array of birds.

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  • The Dolphin Institute, Hawaii

    The Dolphin Institute, Hawaii, is actively involved in carrying out dolphin and whale studies, with an aim to contribute to our knowledge of dolphins and whales, by interacting one to one with dolphins, recording whale songs, photographing whales and recording their behaviour, working with whale research scientists etc.

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  • Vervet Monkey Foundation Volunteer Program

    The once in a lifetime opportunity to contribute to the rehabilitation and conservation of these amazing primates at one of the worlds most respected and largest sanctuaries of its type, all set to the backdrop of amazing scenery in epic South Africa!

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  • Amazon Rainforest Research Assistant Opportunity

    A fantastic opportunity to experience the life and wildlife of the Brazilian Amazon while gaining valuable research experience.

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  • Eco-Volunteer/Research Assistant

    IPBio is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that develops and supports projects in environmental education and scientific research on biodiversity, ecology as well as on the behavior of species of fauna and flora of Brazilian ecosystems.

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  • Work on a small organic farm in its day-to day management and sustainable development

    We have a small organic farm on a couple of acres with some livestock and crops. We are looking for volunteers with on-farm experience to come and work with us to help with the day-to-day management of the farm, maintenance and development of new ideas of how we could improve and other things we could include. The long-term objective of our farm is to provide a demonstration of sustainable land management to our local community.

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  • Sloth Assistant Team Position with The Sloth Institute Costa Rica

    The Sloth Institute Costa Rica (TSI) accepts up to two Sloth Assistance Team members each month to support the sloth technicians and the wildlife director in daily fieldwork activities at the TSI field station. We are looking for active, passionate individuals to help us elevate both our sloth release and research programs. By volunteering for us you will be aiding in preserving sloths in Costa Rica.

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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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  • Nature Conservation in New Zealand: Volunteering in Environmental Conservation

    As a volunteer in New Zealand, you will act as an advocate for the indigenous endangered animals and help protect the unique flora. For this purpose, there are numerous year-round nature conservation projects on both main islands in New Zealand.

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  • Rehabilitation of Australian wildlife and endangered species captive breeding program.

    This is an opportunity of a lifetime - working with native Australian wildlife in a quiet bushland setting, surrounded by gorgeous National Park.

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  • Volunteer with Sea Turtles in Sal Island, Cape Verde

    The islands of Cape Verde constitute the world’s third most important nesting site for the Loggerhead turtle. This incredible species is a critical link in marine ecosystems and a symbol for Cape Verde and for worldwide marine conservation. But they are threatened, and need our help to protect them!

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  • Long Term Volunteer at Monkey Sanctuary

    At International Primate Rescue have over 100 primates. Most of our primates are ex-pet or ex-lab animals that have behavioural problems and are not indigenous to South Africa.

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  • Animal Outreach in Cape Town

    TEARS Animal Rescue (The Emma Animal Rescue Society) in partnership with Volunteering Africa, is one of the country’s leading organisations in the areas of animal rescue, veterinary services, and the rehabilitation and re homing of rescued domestic animals.

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  • Safari Guide – Your Adventure in Kenya or Botswana/South Africa

    Travel to the wilderness of Africa and let nature do the teaching! This course is suitable for anyone who wants to observe animals up close and personal and understand their habitat.

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  • Amazon Rainforest Conservation, Peru

    Our Conservation Project in Peru is perfect for anyone who is outgoing and has a passion for wildlife. Based deep in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, it offers volunteers the chance to get hands-on, practical work experience in the most diverse ecosystem on the planet.

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  • Volunteer in Environmental Projects in Peru

    Peru has a fragile ecosystem that needs to be protected. You will help to preserve the biodiversity of the area through the sustainable use of natural resources. Participating in this volunteer program allows you to actively help preserve our planet.

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  • Humpback Whale Research Volunteer Program

    Learn. Conserve. Immerse Yourself. Jump aboard the Otionos Research Boat (ORB) and join marine biologist Lee Munson in this amazing unforgettable adventure and good cause, in the beautiful Turks and Caicos Islands. Take part in our Humpback Whale Research and get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures, and help understand and protect their breeding grounds.

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  • Volunteer in Bali with Love Volunteers Reef Conservation Program

    For those who love marine life and want to make a difference to the environment, this Marine Conservation program is guaranteed to placate the eco-warrior within you! Set in the picturesque traditional fishing village of Tianyar in north eastern Bali, this amazing program’s aim is to fundamentally change the unsustainable fishing practices currently employed there and establish a new model that both empowers local fishermen and protects the fragile marine environment.

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  • Your Volunteer Adventure – Wildlife Conservation in South Africa

    This project will give you the opportunity to gather experience in genuine nature conservation and animal protection work. Under the guidance of a trained and experienced team, you will be able to make your contribution to nature conservation in Africa.

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  • Volunteer at the Mondulkiri Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

    Help us save the domestic working elephants! We work closely with the indigenous communities around the province to reach our goals.

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  • Agriculturist, The Gambia

    As an agriculturist you will work on a project enhancing farm level production and marketing of agricultural products in Njawara Agricultural Training Centre.

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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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  • Cetacean behaviour study in Southern Turkey

    Marine Mammals Research Association was founded to contribute to the scientific knowledge on marine mammals and for the conservation of marine biodiversity.

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  • Rescue Paws Thailand

    We are a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of stray animals in Thailand. We started as a simple feeding program in 2013 and have grown exponentially where we now have the ability to coordinate and conduct sterilizations, vaccinations, parasite treatment, vet care and rehabilitation for abandoned, mistreated stray animals.

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  • Animal care in Romania

    This Projects Abroad animal care placement in Romania gives volunteers the unique opportunity to work in the world's largest bear sanctuary. Volunteers will help to rehabilitate and release mistreated bears back into the wild.

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  • Volunteer to Help Animals at a Sanctuary

    In the heart of a Spanish National Park, help feed, clean, groom and care for all the animals at the sanctuary. A very relaxed placement for those that feel an affinity to animals.

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  • Bira Project

    Marine conservation and diving projects in Indonesia.

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  • Saving Aussie Wildlife

    Want to meet some truly Australian characters? Volunteer at one (or more!) of our dedicated wildlife sanctuaries and you will have the opportunity to be involved in the rescue and care of some of Down Under's most iconic species of wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, koalas and birds.

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  • Bird Lake Sanctuary Project Assistant

    Learn more about tropical ecology, bird biology and conservation! Gain hands-on experience and practical research skills! Participate in campaigns on a variety of environmental issues; to assist in the provision of a comprehensive Environmental Health Service which will focus on the local environment through a combination of advice and education.

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  • Sea Turtle and Coral Conservation in Malaysia

    Island Watch Conservation Initiative (IWCI) focuses primarily on the island of Rawa with a nesting green turtle population around Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia.

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  • Eco-Building in Laos

    Our Eco-building projects are devised to generate jobs and income which directly benefit local people. You will work alongside local people using eco-friendly methods to build small lodges which will be run by the villagers and used by tourist trekking groups. Funds raised are put into a village fund, managed by villagers themselves and our local partners to invest in the village.

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  • Conservation Volunteering in North Carolina – Preserving Unique Natural Habitats

    Experience an exciting time volunteering in this international conservation project which serves to protect North Carolina's fascinating nature. Most of the time you will spend in the forests of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world while maintaining and developing the hiking trail network.

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  • Wildlife Warriors - Advanced Anti-Poaching Course

    Gain practical experience in advanced anti-poaching techniques and work alongside conservation professionals to understand the challenges facing those dedicated to protecting endangered species. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in some of South Africa’s finest wilderness areas, live in close proximity to wild animals, and be involved in genuinely meaningful and important work to preserve some of Africa’s most iconic species - most notably the white rhino.

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  • Social Impact Investment Adviser, Tajikistan

    As Social impact Investment Adviser you will initially work with four companies (Correct, SUGDAGROSERV, Sharbat and Barkat-Isfara) from three areas of the Sughd Region of Tajikistan: Khujand, Panjakent and Isfara to advise and help them to develop.

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  • Sea Turtle Volunteer Project, Nicaragua

    Estero Padre Ramos (north of Nicaragua) is considered to be the most important nesting spot for the eastern Pacific hawksbill sea turtle. Help us to preserve this endangered animal and to involve local people in sustainable activities. You can make the difference and we are waiting for you!

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  • Solar Power Project – A Hands On Workshop

    Are you interested in Solar Energy? Would you like to learn how to build Solar Panels from scratch and help install them on remote rural schools that don’t have access to electricity? Are you interested in experiencing all this in one of the world’s most biodiverse and pristine jungles? Then the Solar Power Project – A Hands On Workshop on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica is exactly what you are looking for! 

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  • Vet Experience Program

    Safari4u Global Vet Experience (GVE) is an organization that works with partner programs to provide veterinary experience. All of our partners have a meaningful impact on the animals in their care and offer a comprehensive education to their volunteers. You can expect to help animals in very poor condition, gain valuable hands-on experience, and make new friends from around the world. Our mission is to help volunteers gain veterinary experience while improving global animal health and welfare.

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  • Tropical Marine Ecology and Biology in the Florida Keys

    Join this fascinating marine conservation course and dedicate yourself to the underwater world of the Florida Keys! Within six days you get to know different marine habitats, acquire knowledge about the biology of tropical fish species and gather hands-on shark tagging experience. Travel to the “Sunshine State” of Florida and be part of an amazing research adventure!

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  • Intern with the Mondulkiri Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia

    The Mondulkiri Elephant & Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected forest area & eco-tourism wildlife conservation center near Sen Monorom, Mondulkiri province, Cambodia. The sanctuary is a non–profit community project developed and sponsored by L.E.A.F Cambodia: a local environmental protection NGO.

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  • Diving & Marine Conservation in Thailand

    Our Diving & Marine Conservation Project in Thailand takes place along the beautiful Andaman Sea coast near Ao Nang. It is perfect for anyone interested in marine biology, environmental issues, preserving our eco-systems and protecting the planet. The main aim of this project is to protect and rehabilitate Thailand's coral reefs, marine eco-systems and tropical forests, whilst helping keep the indigenous fish, animals and birds that live there from becoming endangered.

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  • Short Term Research Volunteer - Orangutan Health

    The Orangutan Health Project (OHP) is located in North Sumatra, Indonesia and investigates the special behaviours and ecological conditions necessary for the maintenance of health in wild orangutans, using parasitic infections as a measure of this health. By volunteering with OHP, you will be contributing to the research and conservation goals of the project. It is a two week position based in Sumatra which includes a 6 day trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park.

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  • Volunteer in Albania with Love Volunteers Animal Rescue Program

    This wonderful program’s aim is to simply provide care to animals in need. Volunteers are urgently needed to contribute their time and energy at a wonderful Animal Rescue Shelter.

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  • PAW - Life line for Animals

    PAW stands for People For Animals On Wheels; A mobile animal ambulance to rescue and treat distressed stray animals.

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  • Volunteer at a Dog & Cat Rescue project in Costa Rica

    Would you like to work with animals to contribute to their health and future? Then you should volunteer on our 'Dog & Cat Rescue' project! Green Life Volunteers is trying to make a difference by helping the dogs and cats on the Osa Peninsula. There are a lot of mistreated and stray dogs and cats in this area. There is no rescue center or program in place currently on the entire Osa Peninsula, so dogs and cats rely on kind people who take them into their homes voluntarily.

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  • Monkey sanctuary in South Africa

    Come and volunteer with monkeys at International Primate Rescue in Pretoria, South Africa. Short term spaces available from 1 week to several months, open all year round. An amazing experience to learn about monkey behaviour and monkey care. We have more than 120 primates; marmosets, squirrel monkeys, tamarins, crab eating macaques, Barbary macaques, Mona monkeys, Patas monkeys, weeper and brown capuchins and grey mouse lemurs. Meet loads of monkeys and like-minded volunteers at this great base for other excursions.

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  • Volunteering at Altitude Moksha in Himalayas India

    We at Altitude Moksha have been working towards educating farmers of Dhar region to grow herbs and exotic vegetables which would help them earn better than the usual crops of rice, wheat and millets out of the small land holdings they hold and thus become self-reliant. Altitude Moksha has been instrumental in introducing concepts of permaculture in the region. This is the first of its kind endeavour in North India. In addition, we have also been helping the farmers build low-cost water storage facilities out of earthbags.

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  • Philosophy Partner: Company Culture

    Chilcotin Holidays is looking for motivated philosophy partners on-site or remote, who are able to undertake research of the ranch’s philosophy, to create a collaborative culture that will inspire elevated performances among staff and guests. The three main responsibilities include: Defining and clearly articulating the ranch’s philosophy: it’s specific goals, values and purposes. Develop new, […]

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  • Javan slow loris behavioural observations in Indonesia

    Become a part of the first and longest-running study on slow lorises in beautiful West Java, Indonesia with the Little Fireface Project. Slow lorises are the only venomous primates and the Javan slow loris is currently critically endangered. Volunteers are needed to aid in our nocturnal data collection on Javan slow loris behaviour and ranging patterns. Data from our project has already helped to shape public policy internationally to help keep slow lorises in the wild and away from the illegal pet trade. So come join the LFP team and help us save the slow loris.

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  • Sea turtle conservation in Thailand

    Our sea turtle conservation project has been running for over 20 years on Phra Thong Island in Thailand. We focus on in-situ protection of the sea turtle nests on the beaches of Koh Phra Thong and Ko Ra, but the project has many other activities like reef survey, turtle behavioral observation, environmental education and awareness and other wildlife surveys.

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  • Agribusiness Development Adviser, Nigeria

    As agribusiness development adviser you will help develop and implement small and medium scale agribusiness initiatives and policies which contribute to the improvement of the livelihoods of youths in Nigeria.

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  • Field Guide Level 1 Course – The First Step Towards Becoming a Wilderness Expert

    Discover the fascinating biodiversity of Southern Africa as part of an unforgettable learning experience in a natural environment. Field guides are more than just rangers. They are responsible for introducing visitors to Africa's unique natural landscape.

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  • Shark & Marine Research Institute – Research Assistant Program

    We are a Shark research NPO based in the Great White Capital of the world – Gaansbaai. We conduct various scientific research projects in collaboration with Stellenbosch University with the aim of obtaining Government legislated protected status for our vulnerable Shark species. We invite all early career scientists and budding Marine Biologists to join us […]

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  • Volunteer in Australia with the Reef Conservation Program

    Experiencing the Great Barrier Reef is a bucket-list item for many - combine this with marine conservation activities and you have a volunteering program like no other!

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  • New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers

    New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers lists conservation projects throughout New Zealand that volunteers can join.

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  • Voluntary Work in the Seychelles – Tropical Island Conservation and Ecology

    This voluntary project provides an opportunity to play an active role in nature conservation on an almost entirely uninhabited island in the Seychelles.

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  • 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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  • Animal Rescue Center Costa Rica

    Participate in a volunteer program in the middle of the Costa Rican tropical forest and be part of a sanctuary wildlife center, which aims to rehabilitate and save exotic animals.

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  • Shark Research in Florida

    Become part of a dedicated marine conservation team and gather hands-on experience in working with different shark species and applying essential research methods. Travel to South Florida and experience an unforgettable seven-day research adventure!

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  • EcoQuest in Southern Africa: Your Educational Bush Holiday

    This course is specially designed for safari newcomers, who can gather valuable insights which they will never forget, during a 7 or 14-day stay in awesome surroundings. In the world-famous Kruger National Park in South Africa, or in Botswana, you will encounter flora and fauna in their original form.

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  • Volunteering in the Maldives – Protection of Whale Sharks in the Indian Ocean

    This project gives you the opportunity to make a contribution to species conservation work as a voluntary helper and devote yourself to vulnerable whale sharks in the Maldives. You will get a unique insight into the natural paradise of the Maldives as part of a team of international volunteers, and are bound to have an unforgettable experience.

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  • Become a professional Game Ranger in Africa

    If you would like to become a professional filed guide in South Africa, then join our three month training program. Whether you wish to just add to your knowledge or enter the stimulating world of wildlife tourism, our training programs offer the first steps. We have limited places available for our next course which starts at the start of July 2014. A three month all inclusive placement with further intern opportunities is only £3,250. That includes, training, FGASA membership, theory examination, food and accommodation.

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  • Science Communication Internship

    Spend 10 weeks learning and teaching about insects Costa Rica at the Monteverde Butterfly Gardens. 

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  • Naja Research Project

    Here at Sakaerat Bio Reserve Research Centre, Thailand.  We are undertaking exciting and pioneering research involving spatial ecology and conservation of Naja kaouthia and Naja siamensis.   Following continued growth of our target sample, an exciting opportunity for more volunteers has arisen. Previous experience in herpetology and more specifically Cobras is an obvious advantage, however all training will be provided.

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  • American Bear Association

    The American Bear Association (ABA) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the welfare of the black bear and all natural resources through a better understanding.

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  • Volunteer with Leopards in South Africa

    Looking for an authentic conservation project, where you can contribute to vital wildlife research and enjoy some fantastic African bush experiences? Then join the Ingwe Leopard Team.

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  • Iracambi Atlantic Rainforest Research Centre

    Established in 1999, the Iracambi Atlantic Rainforest Research Centre aims to make conservation of the rainforest more attractive to the people who live in it than its destruction.

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  • 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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  • Volunteer abroad on environmental and conservation projects

    A huge selection of these projects involves conservation or environmental work, covering general conservation management in national parks and reserves, creating new walking paths, cleaning vegetation from riverbanks and beaches

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  • Volunteer in Estonia

    Volunteer to plant trees and flowers in the wonderful Zoo of Tallinn, capital of Estonia and proud for its well preserved Old Town included to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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  • Volunteer With Baby Sea Turtles in Costa Rica.

    Volunteer with leatherbacks sea turtles in Costa Rica. Live in the field site on the ocean front!

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  • Chiang Mai Elephant Rehabilitation

    Live and Work Amongst the Giants of the Forest in Thailand

    Volunteer in an elephant rehabilitation program; monitoring and researching animal behavior and well-being.

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  • Environmental and Wildlife Protection in Paraguay

    The project is carried out by a non-for-profit conservation organization that protects habitats and species in Paraguay through scientific research and community outreach. They also promote a responsible approach to reserve management where tourists contribute to social, scientific, and conservation projects that are designed to have a positive impact on Paraguay.

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  • Internship in Botswana – Wildlife and Community Research in Southern Africa

    This two-month course is provided in partnership with the Okavango Research Institute at the University of Botswana (ORI), and is an opportunity for you to be involved in species protection with a strong scientific foundation.

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  • Mother Nature Environmental Conservation Camp in Zanzibar

    Would you like to join a diverse conservation project in a tropical rain forest? Our Mother Nature Conservation Camp offers you a wide range of possibilities: Marine turtles, Red Colobus monkeys, reptiles and environmental education for children… Become an environmental conservation volunteer in Zanzibar and join our group of motivated volunteers from around the world!

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  • Environmental and Conservation Volunteer Program

    Collaborate with the local rural community and international volunteers to conduct major research, promote sustainable, profitable practices to meet environmental challenges while experiencing Nepal’s Colorful culture.

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  • Eagle Heights Gambia – Animal Care and Wildlife Conservation

    It has never been more important to act for Wildlife! Travel just 6 hours from the UK to The Gambia and join our dedicated team of Wildlife conservationists and carers. Eagle Heights Gambia is nestled inside the famous 'Abuko Nature Reserve' and is home to species such as Lion, Hyena, Raptors, Primates and more.

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  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

    Volunteer at a busy primate and wildlife rehabilitation centre close to Kruger Park in South Africa.

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  • Construction and Woodworking volunteers

    If you have a basic knowledge of carpentry or general woodworking, this is your opportunity to build some furniture for children and their families.

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  • Help Save Sea Turtles and Stay in Ocean Front Accommodations

    Spend a week, or a few, on the beautiful southern pacific coast of Costa Rica. We are looking for volunteers to help save the sea turtles. This means working closely with the beautiful Oliver Ridley turtles as they come to shore to lay their eggs. Experience the beauty of the jungle and the ocean and immerse yourself in nature.

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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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  • Sea Turtle Protection in Costa Rica

    Help to protect the sensitive nature and ecosystem in Costa Rica by supporting the nesting process of sea turtles while experiencing the special lifestyle of the Ticos in Costa Rica.

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  • Wilderness Experience in Peru – Research Courses in South America

    You always wanted to travel through the South American rainforests and experience their fascinating flora and fauna close up? Then go on a wilderness experience in Peru

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  • Volunteer Work on a Horse Farm in Chile

    Feel like a Chilean cowboy! Do you want to be breathing fresh country air for a while and are you a fan of horses? This program can combine your desire to do horseback riding in South America and engage yourself in some volunteer work. Our Farm Stay program is the perfect solution for those who want to combine all these aspects.

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  • The Mountain Forest Project

    Volunteer and experience the fascinating ecosystem of mountain forests. Learn about the importance of the protection of the forest and the measures for its care. Volunteering on this project allows you to take meaningful action for the environment and gain an understanding of the interrelationships of the mountain forest habitat.

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  • Rehabilitation and release of Vinaceous Amazon Parrots

    The Vinaceous Amazon is an endangered species of Amazon parrot with approximately 1,500-2,000 individuals remaining in Brazil with a decreasing trend. Starting in 2011, a rehabilitation and release project was begun in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Groups of birds are being reintroduced to recolonize an area in their natural range where the species was previously extinct.

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  • Voluntary service in Florida – The Wildlife Project

    This project gives you the opportunity to put your energy to good use by contributing to the maintenance of a wildlife sanctuary.

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  • Volunteering in Sri Lanka – Protecting the Asian Elephant and Endangered Carnivores

    Get to know Sri Lanka's exciting and diverse nature, its rich culture and the people. Help to preserve its stunning flora and fauna and support the solution of the Human-Wildlife conflict (especially Human-Elephant Conflict)

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  • Volunteers Go Vegan – Protecting Farmed Animals in Northern California

    Get to know the Golden State and become part of an animal care project which is nestled in the impressive landscape of Northern California

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  • Complete Your Animal-based Studies At LCTW

    The Laos Conservation Trust for Wildlife (LCTW) is the first and only wildlife rescue, conservation, and education centre in Lao PDR. We work with Lao authorities to rescue and release as many native species back into a life in the wild, and are involved in many global conservation and educational programmes. We have just under 500 animals under our wing, including macaques, gibbons, bears, leopard cats, binturongs, civets, and many others. At the LCTW, we facilitate individual and group research projects in areas such as behavior, nutrition, husbandry, and also studies monitoring the illegal wildlife trade and our rehabilitation processes.

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  • Sanitation Initatives Internship

    Due to a collapsed sewage system in Lobitos, EcoSwell need volunteers to develop sanitation initiatives such as dry toilets and wastewater treatment projects.

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  • Marine Mammal Research Assistant

    Marine Conservation Cambodia (MCC) is an NGO based on the island of Koh Seh, in Cambodia's Kep Archipelago. The organisation has many facets, including working to stop illegal fishing practices, ecological and social science research and collecting data to use in the implementation of conservation legislation.

    In September 2017, MCC introduced The Cambodian Marine Mammal Conservation Project, aiming to collect data on abundance, distribution and residency to delineate and protect critical habitats for the endangered Irrawaddy dolphin in Cambodia's Kep Archipelago.

    We are currently looking for Marine Mammal Research Assistants to join our team.

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  • Abruzzo National Park

    The Abruzzo National Park in Italy offers volunteers the chance to work and live in an outpost within the park.

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  • EcoQuest in Kenya – Discover Kenya’s Wild Nature

    This course is aimed at all those who seek for a real safari adventure combined with a special learning effect. For one or two weeks you will live in a training centre in Masai Mara, home to the Maasai, and join daily game drives and walks into the wild nature.

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  • RSEC Winter and Summer Academy

    Our RSEC Academy is a five-week program for students (divers or snorkelers) filled with marine biology courses, short conservation projects and methods and workshops on choosable topics. All volunteering work and course contents will mostly deal with the unique Coral Reefs of the Red Sea.

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  • Volunteer at the LCTW Wildlife Hospital!

    At the LCTW we currently care for a huge variety of species numbering just under 500 animals! We currently run a wildlife hospital for the residents of the Lao Zoo and LCTW, which includes rescued patients from the illegal wildlife trade here in Laos. We always have at least one Veterinarian whom volunteers will be working with. The diversity of wildlife and taxa housed at Lao Zoo, mostly consisting of native South East Asian species and partly comprised of wildlife from other continents provides a very engaging caseload for any volunteers interested in the wildlife veterinary field.

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  • Environmental Projects

    Volunteers will be involved in the establishment and maintenance of food gardens, which have been created using permaculture principles. We also welcome volunteer Researchers passionate about the environment and that want to support the Frack Free SA Campaign.

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  • Natural History Field Course in Argentina’s Backcountry

    Designed to familiarize participants with the unique natural history of northern Patagonia, this 26-day-program teaches and sharpens fundamental skills of a competent naturalist and shows how to apply basic scientific methods to guide inquiries into the natural world.

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  • Action for Wildlife - Wild Animal Rehabilitation, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Become a wildlife volunteer at Action for Wildlife, a first aid station dedicated to the care and treatment of injured wild animals. Work and learn from experienced people and get in touch with the wildlife of Northern Greece.

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  • Volunteering in the Seychelles: Nature and Species Conservation on Cousin Island

    You have always dreamt of traveling to a true tropical paradise and, at the same time, contribute to nature and species conservation and experience a real (educational) adventure? Then take a look at this fascinating volunteer project on the magnificent Seychelles island of Cousin!

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  • Biodiversity Research Roles

    IPBio is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that develops and supports projects in environmental education and scientific research on biodiversity, ecology as well as on the behavior of species of fauna and flora of Brazilian ecosystems.

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  • Sea Turtle Conservation in Sri Lanka.

    Volunteering with hatchings and adult sea turtles on the beach of Sri Lanka.

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  • Muvhuyu Research & Education Volunteers

    Providing a professional and rewarding experience in an area of outstanding natural beauty and historical importance. Muvhuyu's objective is to establish the infrastructure to run a sustainable and successful conservation programme. The project has the opportunity to significantly contribute to the better understanding of the conversation status of many South African wildlife species in the Greater Mapungubwe Area. Whilst the students will play a vital role in the programme. it is hoped that the analysed information, as well as the data collection itself, will encourage the local community to be involved, creating links between scientific research and local knowledge.

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  • Conservation and environmental education program assistant

    We are looking for an international volunteer willing to join our team in Cameroon. Become part of the team in charge of planning, implementing and monitoring of our Rise for Nature program, which includes conservation planning, forest and wildlife conservation campaigns, environmental education in schools and the organization of forest communities.

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  • Volunteer in Africa on an Environment Conservation Project

    Our Environmental Conservation Program aims to develop initiatives that support locals in the improvement of their neighbourhoods as well as providing them with basic sanitation. If you are an outdoors adventurous type and conscious about the environmental problems facing our planet then an environmental conservation project could be for you.

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  • Voluntary Work in Thailand – Protecting Stray Dogs and Cats on Ko Lanta

    Ko Lanta was severely affected by the tsunami from 2004, but thanks to the extensive restoration work, there is very little damage to be seen today.

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  • Chiropterology Volunteer Project

    This project is not for the faint-hearted, but it will be an amazing experience for bat lovers. In the heart of the dry forest (about 50 meters from our door) lies a system of caves that hosts colonies of different bats. This highly evolved species, despite being often depicted as evil and dangerous for humans, has a very important ecological role. Roosts surveying and monitoring will provide not only important information about bats on Utila, but also a great occasion to acquire more skills

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  • Volunteer Project Managers needed for expeditions in Malaysian Borneo

    The Borneo rainforest is the oldest in the world. It is home to about 15,000 species of flowering plants, 3,000 species of trees, 221 species of mammals and 420 species of resident birds. It is a unique environment and one that needs conserving for future generations. Volunteer as a Project Manager this summer and help preserve Imbak Canyon, in Sabah- a class one protected rainforest.

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  • Friends of the Asian Elephant

    Friends of the Asian Elephant is a foundation, established in Thailand, that works to protect and look after the Thai elephants

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  • Path of Bio-Diversity

    This project specifically aims to assist in making traditional farming economically viable for the Quilcas community. The project will focus on taking their already existing practices and raw products and seeds and giving it an added value element providing another source of economic empowerment; this encourages the transmission of indigenous agricultural and medicinal knowledge to their own youth and to visitors.

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  • In Water turtle Monitoring

    The global oceans are showing a decline in health and abundance. Sea turtles as important creatures of these ecosystems do not escape from this critical status. The multiple anthropic threats and the permanent impact of several human activities over sea turtles keep them in a critical endangered condition.

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  • Carnivore Conservation Research

    We collect field data on large carnivores in private reserves to inform conservation-sensitive management policies that promote human-carnivore co-existence. We have recently become involved with the management of a wildlife reserve and are becoming further integrated into the reserve management system as we collect ecological information to optimise management to ensure healthy and functional living systems for endangered species, especially carnivores such as cheetah, leopard and brown hyaena. We are a field-based project and train volunteers in how to safely work in big-game areas, and include practical skills training such as tracking, and bushcraft.

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  • Join Us on a Dolphin Conservation Program in Montenegro

    Marine Mammals Research Association works mainly on scientific research on marine mammals, with the aim of contributing to marine biodiversity protection and conservation through a range of related activities. We also strive to increase awareness of the significance of protecting the environment and of practicing green consciousness. We organize projects in various countries, and invite interns and volunteers to join our researchers. We see the need to educate local communities and then come up with effective management/conservation actions to uphold marine biodiversity, which is facing great threats. These generally include pollution, habitat destruction,vessel traffic and over exploitation of marine resources.

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  • Fiji Coral Restoration Program

    Reef Explorer, a 100% Fijian-owned company, is celebrating the 3rd International Year of Coral Reefs by offering volunteer opportunities to assist with our community-based coral restoration program. You'll learn about coral reefs and community-based marine conservation in Fiji while helping our local team to restore reef areas in their traditional fishing ground. Based from our beach-side field station, you'll enjoy experiencing island life while exploring the local culture and our beautiful surroundings. You'll soon see why Fiji is known as "The way the world should be"!

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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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  • Inti Wara Yassi

    Inti Wara Yassi has three wildlife custody centres in Bolivia where they care for rescued wildlife and work to prevent the illegal animal trade.

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  • Azafady - Pioneer Madagascar

    Through Pioneer Madagascar, volunteers can experience working with a grass-roots organisation combating the problems of extensive deforestation and extreme poverty on the unique island of Madagascar.

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  • Penida Project

    Marine conservation and diving project in Indonesia.

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  • Volunteer in New Zealand with Love Volunteers Environmental Conservation Program

    This inspiring project was created with the goal of helping to preserve the ecologically significant environment around Auckland city and its surrounding area.

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  • Residential Peer mentor volunteers

    We are looking for young people 16 – 30 to become residential volunteers at our City and Farm Communities near Edinburgh. The role involves living alongside vulnerable young people at risk of long-term homelessness to help them develop practical skills, develop their social networks and create a bank of good experiences to counter tough ones they’ve had in the past. Volunteers are required for placements of a minimum of 6 months. Accommodation is provided and there is a small weekly allowance. This opportunity is great for those considering a move into a caring profession.

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  • Promoting Eco Tourism

    KWETU training centre is situated on Mtwapa Creek with lots of eco-tourism opportunities. As we are not experienced in marketing we are looking for volunteers who are ecological and business minded, to help develop a product and market it locally and internationally

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  • Environmental Volunteering in Nicaragua

    Would you like to help us to protect Nicaraguan natural environments, forests and natural reserves? Volunteers can reforest mangrove forests, creating and developing enviromental education programs, and take part in recycling activities and much more. You can make the difference and we are waiting for you!

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  • Marine Conservation Cambodia

    Volunteering and Academic internships in Marine Conservation and Marine Research, Cambodia's most experienced and leading Marine Conservation internship and volunteer project. Our Main Focus is Seahorses, but we also cover Seagrass and Coral Reef research. Together with local authorities we actively patrol and protect the Marine Resources around our Island, tackling illegal fishing and working directly with the local communities to preserve local marine habitats, marine life and the livelihoods of local small-scale family fishermen.

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  • Care for animals & promote Animal Welfare in Arusha, Tanzania

    Animals are perceived differently in Tanzania, not as pets but rather they have to fulfil a use. Street dogs and cats are often in poor condition. Arusha has a big problem with street dogs, they multiply uncontrolled, lacking food, health and care. That why the Animal Shelter Mbwa wa Africa (takes care of dogs & cats) and the Meru Animal Welfare Organization (MAWO, takes care of dogs, cats & donkeys) were founded.

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  • Live-in Sanctuary Assistant

    Jacobs Ridge animal sanctuary in beautiful southern Spain is looking for 2 live-in sanctuary assistants for 2018.

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  • Dahab Reef Monitoring (extended Reef Check)

    Coral Reefs are under threat worldwide, including the Red Sea. Volunteers can help make a difference by learning more about coral reefs and collecting valuable data to establish the state of coral reefs, together with a professional staff and other like-minded volunteers. Conservation volunteering is available for 5 weeks or more (long-term volunteers) or for 2 weeks, suitable for divers and snorkelers as well as for students and non-students.

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  • Short Term Volunteer with Primates

    If you are passionate about monkeys and want to make a difference to their lives, then volunteering at International Primate Rescue is for you. Whether you are looking for work experience, a student on a gap year, want a break from your office job, are retired, or you just want to get away from it […]

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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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  • Learn how to garden in the Jungle

    We are seeking volunteers to come for a week or more to help with planting a jungle garden. Located on the ocean and neighboring an 800-acre private biological reserve. You'll stay in ocean front accommodations and learn how to work with various jungle plants, as well as learn about their medicinal benefits, how to grow them, and how to manage a rainforest.

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  • Volunteer in Spain

    Help spread environmental messages in several villages of the Costa Blanca region through performance and workshops with the locals.

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  • Dolphin Research, Education and Conservation in Croatia.

    Dolphins are literally starving in the Adriatic sea due to over fishing . The way to stop this is to work together with fishing villages and talk about sharing the sea. We also need to monitor and research the dolphin populations that are in decline- THIS is what our volunteers take part in!

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  • Horticulture and painting Workcamp in Larache - Morocco

    The Association of the Socio-Sportif Integrated Center of Laouamra, ANSV (Association Nord-Sud pour le Volontariat) organises an international workcamp in order to improve the state of the center.

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  • Mae Lao River Conservation Project

    The Mae Lao Headwater area is a fragile ecosystem; and deforestation in this area can be damaging to the whole watershed. Many countries have lost their forest cover in recent years. Thailand is no exception especially in the northern part of the river, the trees in the mountain area are nearly all gone.

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  • Wildlife Conservation Expedition Volunteer

    A once in a life time opportunity to embark on a true African wilderness expedition in Southern Namibia. You will truly help conserve Namibia's endangered wildlife and have an unforgettable adventure whilst doing so.

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  • Thai Island Dog and Cat Shelter

    Help provide care for stray dogs and cats on one of Thailand’s most beautiful islands.

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  • Iguana Volunteer Project

    This project is an exciting opportunity to get some first-hand field experience in the unique mangroves forest of this Caribbean island. Utila spiny-tailed iguanas, (Ctenosaura bakeri) are endemic to the island of Utila. This species has been listed as critically endangered, mainly due to its limited geographic range, increased habitat changes and destruction as well as over-harvesting of adults and eggs. The aim of this study is to gather ethological information about iguanas using different survey techniques.

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  • Conservation Volunteering in Spain – Protection of Unique Natural Habitats

    Participating in this volunteer project in beautiful Spain, you will have the chance to contribute to different conservation projects in the Valencia region.

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  • Philosophy Partner: Adventure Tourism

    Chilcotin Holidays is looking for motivated philosophy partners either on-site or remote, who are able to undertake research of the ranch’s philosophy, to develop how our wilderness adventure vacations can be used as a catalyst for creating deeper connections between self and nature. The three main responsibilities include: Defining and clearly articulating the ranch’s philosophy: […]

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  • Reforestation Project Volunteer

    Volunteer with our reforestation project which aims to empower local women and educate the local population on the importance of reforestation to help fight and mitigate climate change in Lobitos, Peru.

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  • Your Volunteer Adventure: Whale and Leopard Research in South Africa

    Join this exciting volunteer project in South Africa, which combines surveying the migration of Humpback Whales off the country's awe-inspiring east coast with the world's largest camera trap-based leopard census! Travel to Southern Africa and make bush and beach of South Africa's Eastern Shores your “office” for two to six weeks.

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  • Wilderness Experience in Botswana – Bushcraft and Survival Course

    Experience a unique wilderness adventure in Botswana’s pristine nature and participate in a week full of bush craft and survival skills training.

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  • Volunteering in Canada – Taking care of horses in need

    Travel to Canada, become part of a dedicated team of animal welfare activists and help take care of formerly farmed horses and other animals on a beautiful ranch in Alberta.

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  • Volunteer in Matsalu, Estonia

    Help Estonian Nature Fund to control invasive plants and preserve habitat for endangered amphibians.

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  • Community Development at Salinas de Nahulapa Indigenous Community

    Work along with community leaders, national and international volunteers, and motivated youth in our Community Development Program, which promotes a holistic approach to planning, decision making, and active sharing of knowledge. To empower is to facilitate the development of authentic ways of cultural management, natural resources protection, and creative entrepreneurship among all members of our community.

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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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  • Volunteer in conservation and sustainable agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon!

    Whether you’re considering a career in field biology, looking to contribute to conservation, or just want to get your hands dirty, we have a great opportunity for you!

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  • Animal Tracking in South Africa and Botswana

    This course will help you to find your bearings in the African wilderness and will make you more familiar with the animal life in the area. You will deepen your knowledge of the various animals in the region, learn how to recognise their tracks and use these tracks to make your approach.

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  • Limpopo Lipadi Game Reserve Programme, Botswana

    An opportunity to take part in tracking African wild dogs, monitoring lions, leopards, elephants and other important species in a beautiful 20,000 hectare game reserve in Botswana

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  • DIVING & MARINE CONSERVATION INTERNSHIP

    Your diving training starts at zero and will lead you through two complete level of diver qualifications.

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  • Volunteer research assistants in Kianjavato, Madagascar

    Volunteers will participate in two important conservation efforts: habitat restoration and lemur monitoring. During a 12-week tenure, volunteer cohorts will spend half their time monitoring lemurs and half their time participating in the community-based reforestation effort. 

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  • Volunteer in Costa Rica with Love Volunteers Construction Program

    This essential construction program was created to help impoverished families into safe and sanitary homes.

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  • Internship on a Horse Ranch in Argentina – Farmwork in South America

    Become an active member of a horse ranch in Argentina, in the midst of the breathtaking Andes, and experience an adventure you will never forget.

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  • Archelon - Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece

    The Sea Turtle Protection of Greece (STPS) protects and assists sea turtles throughout Greece

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  • Volunteers for Community-based Sea Turtle Conservation Project in Maio Island (Cape Verde)

    The Maio Biodiversity Foundation (FMB) was established in 2010 to protect biodiversity on the island of Maio, one of the last remaining rural islands in the Republic of Cape Verde. With the approach of the loggerhead nesting season, FMB is now looking for volunteers to join our team in Cape Verde. Currently Maio is an international model for its innovative community-based conservation strategy, engaging local communities to the cause of turtle protection.

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  • Veterinary Medicine in Tobago

    Use your skills to gain international experience in veterinary medicine in the Caribbean. Assist with operations and procedures, support vets with their duties and provide care and affection to animals who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned.

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  • Sloth Technician with The Sloth Institute Costa Rica

    The Sloth Institute Costa Rica (TSI) was founded in 2014 for the purpose of enhancing the welfare of captive and wild sloths through research and educations and to collaborate with Toucan Rescue Ranch to assist with the care, rehabilitation and release of sloths. The Sloth Institute Costa Rica (TSI) accepts up to 6-8 Sloth Technician I's a year to support the Wildlife Director in daily fieldwork activities at the TSI field station. We are looking for an active, passionate individual to help us elevate both our sloth release and research programs.

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  • Species Conservation in South Africa: Protecting and preserving endangered wildlife and ecosystems

    You would like to experience South Africa's wild nature and at the same time contribute to species conservation in the country? Then become part of a brilliant volunteer project and help preserve endangered wildlife and ecosystems in South Africa!

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  • Animal & Environmental Science - Project Assistant

    Colombia has 1,889 bird species, 20% of Earth's species, many migrating from as far as Canada and the U.S. annually and many of them landing here in Chinchina's Lake during the North American winter; Here it average 78 degrees year-round! Colombia has 10% of all biodiversity in the world! Come be among the unbelievably beautiful & unique landscape of the Andean Coffee Region while you obtain a comprehensive environmental science & animal science learning experience at a bird sanctuary. Couple that with a Dog Haven which is spectacularly located and ran by a sweetheart lady.

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  • Elephant Care in Thailand.

    Elephants are in trouble in Thailand. Not only is the wild elephant population decreasing due to habitat loss and poaching, but domestic elephants are also in danger.

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  • Volunteer With Endangered Wildlife At LCTW

    The LCTW is the first and only wildlife rescue, conservation, and education centre in Lao PDR. We actively rescue, rehabilitate and release native species back into a life in the wild while being involved in global conservation and education programmes! With just under 500 animals to care for, we need volunteers' help to feed, clean, and enrich our residents! Our volunteers get to help with the development of turning the national Lao Zoo into a world-class rescue centre by building new enclosures, renovating old enclosures, and general maintenance around the centre! Come get your hands dirty with us!

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  • Join award winning volunteering organisation Blue Ventures in Madagascar

    On an expedition with Blue Ventures (winner of the Best Volunteering Award in the British Youth Travel Awards 2012) volunteers can help with research and conservation projects while learning to dive and getting to know the special culture and landscape of the island of Madagascar.

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  • Marine Conservation Philippines

    Become a volunteer and Join the global fight to conserve mangroves and coral reefs. Get involved in scientific diving, and help us influence policy makers to make informed choices. Empower ocean communities, enroll in scuba training, get experience with working in marine biology and meet fellow volunteers from all over the world.

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  • Shark Conservation Internship

    White Shark Africa is a world leading white shark cage diving, filming and shark conservation company.

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  • Crees Conservation and Community Development Volunteer

    Are you passionate about sustainability and helping to protect the rainforest? Do you want to get involved with local community projects and conservation research? Are you looking for a meaningful and responsible volunteering experience? Become a crees volunteer!

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  • Voluntary Work in Australia – Experience Nature Conservation Down Under

    This voluntary project is an opportunity for you to get to know all of Australia's notes and crannies and make a significant contribution to nature conservation in the area.

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  • Volunteer in South Africa with Love Volunteers Environmental Protection Program

    Do you have a passion for the environment? Our Environmental programs revolve around educating future generations on conserving the environment, through educational camps and activities put in place to promote sustainability for the future. Duties of the volunteer include visitor management and outdoor environmental work. For example, clearing paths, removing alien vegetation, bird counting, and facilitating awareness programs for people of different ages. Become a Love Volunteer and join us on this truly rewarding program!

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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 Australia with Great Barrier Turtle Conservation Program

    This turtle conservation program plays an essential role in protecting and preserving the amazing sea turtle.

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  • DolphinCare Volunteer

    Volunteer in Mozambique and gain hands-on experience with a focus on dolphins, whales and turtles, depending on season.

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  • Turtle Conservation in Indonesia

    Join an amazing turtle conservation project in Nusa Penida, a 45 minute boat ride from Bali. Nusa Penida is an Island of complete natural beauty.

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  • Animal Care Assistant in Jamaica

    Gain valuable international experience working with animals in the developing world and use your skills to rehabilitate abused and abandoned animals.

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  • Wildlife Conservation and Game Reserve Volunteer

    Volunteer at Schotia Safaris, the oldest private game viewing reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa! Work alongside our professional staff to help manage wildlife and the ecosystems in which they live. You will learn essential conservation skills, and be involved in the work needed to run a game reserve in Africa. All while being surrounded by the stunning biodiversity of Southern Africa!

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  • Food Preparation at a Primate sanctuary

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, determined and dedicated person to join us here at International Primate Rescue in the role of Food Preparation. This is a voluntary position for the minimum of 12 months.

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  • Course: Tropical Field Biology and Primatology

    A one-of-a-kind field course in tropical biology, with a focus on primatology. Students can take the course for credit through their own university. The majority of funds go to the Amazon Conservation Association which protects over 360,000 acres of Amazon rainforest. Biodiversity surveys conducted as a part of the course contribute to the field station's own databases. Students will become comfortable in the forest, on and off-trail, learn to observe animals, identify a variety of wildlife using markings and vocalisations, and learn about conservation efforts in the area.

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  • Madagascar Research and Conservation Institute - Marine Conservation

    MRCI's Marine program involves a variety of projects focused on the protection of the marine ecosystem surrounding our Nosy Komba Turtle Cove Research Centre. We work in collaboration with a number of oceanographic organisations to gather vital raw data, monitoring change and finding ways to prevent long term damage to habitats and ecosystems.

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