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Volunteering Opportunity with AV and AQUA-FIRMA

Rainforest Concern has a successful partnership with the travel company, AV (Africa, Asia and Americas Venture), who are now arranging volunteer placements to the cloud forests and rainforests of Ecuador, as well as to the Pacuare Reserve in Costa Rica. You can also visit both Costa Rica and Ecuador with AV's Conservation Odyssey. To find out more go directly to AV's website.

The travel company Aqua-Firma, in partnership with Rainforest Concern, has created a trip that gives you the chance to visit our projects in Ecuador and those of some of our partners. To find out more go directly to Aqua-Firma's website.


  Ecology Project International (EPI) have a protection programme for the giant leatherback turtle on the Caribbean coast in Costa Rica.

We are inviting applications for Field Coordinators and Research Assistants to join the conservation project in Costa Rica for the nesting season of the critically endangered leatherback turtle. To find out how you can volunteer to play your part in protecting these magnificent animals, please visit the EPI website for contact details and information on availability, or alternatively contact our partner Global Vision International who can assist with discounted kit, flights and insurance etc as require. You can also contact our partner AV to visit Costa Rica (see above).

Volunteering in the Cloud Forests of Western Ecuador (Santa Lucia and Junin)

Santa Lucia and Junin are two community run projects in the Choco-Andean Corridor.  Volunteer in the stunning Cloud Forests at Santa Lucia on the western slopes of the Andes in Ecuador, or at Junin in the Intag area of northwest Ecuador and really make a difference!


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