Volunteer in Costa Rica At Wildlife & Rescue Center

Trip Highlights

  • Have a gala time at some of the most stellar beaches in all of South America. 
  • Enjoy the rich bio-diversity of Costa Rica and explore its eco-reserves.
  • Take adventure trips to Arenal Volcano and explore several other eco-reserves.
  • Experience the traditional Costa Rican life; like a true ‘Tico’!
  • Volunteer work for conserving the wildlife in Costa Rica.
  • Avail an opportunity to live with the wildlife and work for their welfare and development. 
  • Enjoy the chilled-out lifestyle of Costa Rica.
  • Make the most of your gap year and convert it into a meaningful travel


Costa Rica is home to a rich variety of plants and animals. Even though the country has only about 0.25% of the world's landmass it contains 5% of the world's biodiversity.Both tropical plant and animal species are abound in Costa Rica. The country is home to more than 200 species of mammals and more than 800 species of birds. Volunteers working in this program mainly work with animal victims of repossession, loss of habitat and accidents from all corners of the country who are brought in by local officials. Many are able to be back to health and released back into their natural habitat.

The most important requirements for this volunteer program are: Hard working skills, being ecologically sensitive, willing to learn about new cultures and the most important one: enthusiasm. In most of the projects there will be a volunteer coordinator in charge to assign the jobs but you are welcome to help anytime you consider is needed. We appreciate creativity.

  • Cleaning animal cages, green area of the stands. They are usually cleaned daily and not difficult or unpleasant.
  • Food preparation for the animals and feeding them under custody.
  • Roads maintenance.
  • Maintenance of paths, infrastructure (New Cages)
  • Cleaning of signs.
  • Work with mostly endangered species.
  • Learn how to work with the animals.
  • Developing special projects

Volunteers tasks can vary on a daily basis and volunteers need to be flexible and open minded. Volunteers should also be pro active and bring in new initiatives and ideas to the project.


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