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Statia Conservation Volunteer Project, St. Eustatius, Caribbean

8-12 Weeks from

minimum age

  • Help to conserve local wildlife of the island, including sea turtles
  • Work alongside a team of local and international volunteers
  • Experience the scenic and relaxing nature of the Dutch Caribbean
  • Spend time snorkelling and scuba diving during your time off

Project Costs

Conservation Volunteers with truck in CaribbeanThe cost for 8 weeks is £680 and 12 weeks is £910. This covers your lodging in the volunteer house, drinking water, materials for trail projects, all training and supervision by staff, pick up and drop off from the airport in Statia,  WorkingAbroad Projects backup and placement support. For those volunteers assisting with the work at the marine park in addition to the trail work, STENAPA will provide dive gear and tanks for this. Your food is not included, so aim to bring at least 350 USD per month to budget for your food. Airfare to St. Eustatius, travel/medical insurance and personal expenses are also not included within this price.  It is mandatory for you to take out travel and medical insurance for the duration of the project.

Payment Terms

To join this project as a conservation volunteer in the Caribbean, you will need to fill out the online application form along with your application payment of £180 (included in the total costs listed above). If for some reason, your application is not accepted, we will reimburse this payment fully.  However, for those who are accepted, the full amount needs to be paid one month before your arrival.  Once you have been accepted on the programme, you will receive a Volunteer Information Package with all detailed information on your project, information on amenities on St. Eustatius, suggested items to bring and lots more.

Project Dates

Scuba diving volunteers on boat in St EustatiusPlease note we can be flexible with dates, the dates listed below are just a guideline, you can join the project starting on any Monday throughout the year, as long as you are able to come for 8 or 12 weeks. In some circumstances we are also able to accept volunteers for a shorter time period depending on availability, so please email info@workingabroad.com for further questions about dates. There is a maximum of ten volunteers on the island at any one time. Please note that you should arrive at the airport on the weekend before your project starts (preferably on the Sunday), with orientation happening on the following Monday morning.

As volunteers, you will be supervised on all of the projects by STENAPA staff either in the botanical garden, on the trail, in the marine park or in the office. You will also receive orientation and proper training at the beginning of the project.

Start End Availability
November 2nd 2020 December 28th 2020 Fully Booked
December 7th 2020 February 1st 2021 Fully Booked
January 4th 2021 March 1st 2021
February 1st 2021 March 29th 2021
March 1st 2021 April 26th 2021
April 5th 2021 May 31st 2021
May 3rd 2021 June 28th 2021
June 7th 2021 August 2nd 2021
July 5th 2021 August 30th 2021
August 2nd 2021 September 27th 2021
Statia Conservation Volunteer Project, St. Eustatius, Caribbean

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