Ecuador Volunteering Programmes

Sustainable paradise, that’s Ecuador. It is a country full of colours and designs created by nature. Once you explore it you will experience the high peaks of the mountains in the Andes, the wild and green Amazon, beautiful beaches in the Coast and the origin of life in the Galapagos. Most of the programs help to the development of the country and the conservation of flora and fauna.

Amazon Animal Rescue Programme:

Volunteers have the opportunity to work directly with exotic animals endangered species, found in the Amazon rainforest. Discover, learn and feel closely Amazonian culture and customs. Experience the adventure of the jungle doing something that very few have the opportunity to make, while protecting habitat survival and help protect wildlife.

Details:

As Amazon Animal Rescue volunteer, you will be required to feed the animals, clean their cages, manage the medicine, make paths within the centre, collect fruits for feeding the animals. You must be at least 18 years old, posses International travel Insurance, have completed criminal background check, and send in the copy of your passport when applying.

The minimum duration of this programme is 3 weeks.

Cost:

683 Per Week

Included in fee:

  • Airport pickup (additional fees may apply)
  • Orientation
  • Programme induction/training
  • In-country 24hr support
  • Accommodation in volunteers’ house (shared with max 6 people)
  • Wi-fi in accommodation
  • 3 meals of traditional Ecuadorean cuisine per day
  • Additional activities (extra fees may apply)

Not included in fee:

  • Flights to and form Ecuador
  • Transport to project location
  • Return airport transfer
  • Travel insurance
  • Criminal background check

Andes Cultural and Tourist Experience Programme:

The program of cultural preservation and community tourism is one of the alternatives most important development for the community as well as volunteers and forming deep bonds of multiculturalism with local families and increasing the quality of life by providing knowledge, resources and improvement of basic services.

Details:

As a volunteer you will learn about the local indigenous culture, traditions, language, lifestyle and customs, motivating the community to value their identity. Learn more about the indigenous cultures of the Amazon! And make the difference to stop internal migration in this town creating new development opportunities.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Soil preparation
  • Maintenance of Botanical Gardens
  • Maintenance of ecological trails
  • Improving infrastructure
  • Working with craftswomen
  • Training members of the project on improvement and development of services in critical areas
  • Support in collecting food and traditional fishing
  • Anthropological Survey data, for creating cultural information material

You must be at least 18 years old, possess international travel insurance, have completed criminal background check, and submit a copy of your passport as you apply.

The minimum duration of this programme is 3 weeks.

Cost:

Included in fee:

  • Airport pickup (additional fees may apply)
  • Orientation
  • Programme induction/training
  • In-country 24hr support
  • Accommodation in volunteers’ house (shared with max 6 people)
  • Wi-fi in accommodation
  • 3 meals of traditional Ecuadorean cuisine per day
  • Additional activities (extra fees may apply)

Not included in fee:

  • Flights to and from Ecuador
  • Transport to project location
  • Return airport transfer
  • Travel insurance
  • Criminal background check

To find out if you qualify for the program