Conservation Projects—Volunteer in Costa Rica!

Location: Costa Rica: Guanacaste, Monteverde, Rural Areas and 2 other cities

Program Duration: 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

7950 NW 53rd Street #337 Miami, Florida 33166 United States

Call Us

Phone: UNITED STATES: +1 800 866 6358 PERU: + 51 84 58 1800 COSTA RICA: +506 2253 9220 GUATEMALA: +502 7932 1500


Delve into one of the world's most bio-diverse countries and really get to know Costa Rica. Maximo Nivel's specialized volunteer projects are a great way to enhance your understanding of conservation and the environment.

Project types include:
- Sea turtle conservation
- Eco-agriculture: coffee farming
- Animal care
... and more!

Conservation volunteers are supervised by biologists, researchers, and other professionals.

This program is available all year round, with start dates every Monday. It's designed to take place for as short as 1 week and up to 1 year.

Volunteers must be over 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent or guardian. We require background checks and proof of medical insurance.


- Volunteers must be over 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- We require background checks from all of our volunteers.
- Volunteers are required to have proof of medical insurance.

  • English
  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Include Description:

- Airport pick-up
- Personalized volunteer placement based on your skills and interests
- Safe, comfortable housing with breakfast and dinner included
- In-country orientation, safety presentation, and walking tour
- Free Office-wide WiFi
- Home-base facilities and multi-lingual team support 7 days/week
- In field support from our professional Field Managers
- Free Salsa lessons
- Free Cooking lessons
- Activities calendar
- A toll-free emergency hotline in the U.S.

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Wildlife
  • Water Projects
  • Veterinary Science
  • Trail Building
  • Small Business Development
  • Renewable Energy
  • Organic Farming
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Geology
  • Biological Research
  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Environment
  • Reforestation
  • Marine Conservation
  • Tree Planting
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Guest House
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Independent living
  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel to Costa Rica

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
1 day
Post Services Include
  • Job and Internship Network
Year Founded