Take part in one of our exciting and unique volunteer opportunities in South America! From the street lights of Buenos Aires to the Andes Mountains in Argentina, GoEco offers a wide array of diverse options for volunteers interested in South America. Get to know a Bolivian family, make friends with travelers from around the world in Patagonia, or learn about conservation on the Galapagos Islands - with GoEco you can do it all!
Volunteer with rare species of tigers and lions in this beautiful region of South Africa. Learn about conservation of Africa's large cats and have a great time with an international team of up to 20 volunteers.
Volunteer at a surf and adventure club for children from disadvantaged areas in Cape Town. Be part of an opportunity for children to learn life lessons and stay off the streets. Volunteers receive surfing lessons during the school day and help teach the kids after school.
Volunteer in South Africa for your chance to get up-close and personal with some of the worlds most precious marine animals. Based in stunning Gansbaai, join a team of professional marine biologist on daily research expeditions.
In the new setting of the Thanda Wildlife Reserve, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we offer volunteers the opportunity to photograph the phenomenal wildlife in the area and to help raise awareness in the local community.
Experience coastal South Africa while giving back to the local community. Volunteers will contribute by playing and interacting with orphaned children. Volunteers will also participate in AIDS/HIV awareness education for adults in the region.
Participate in research initiatives on Africa's "Big 5" wildlife species – lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, and buffalo. Contribute to research and conservation work and play a part in vital conservation activities.
Volunteer up close and personal with Africa's rare lions, cheetahs, giraffes, hyenas and other indigenous wildlife.The Johannesburg Lion Park offers a fun and interactive volunteer experience for those who love animals and wish to assist with conservation efforts.
Volunteers are needed to assist with this exciting conservation project for the care and rehabilitation of African wildlife. Experience the African bush up close near the incredible Kruger National Park.
Volunteer for abandoned and abused cats and dogs in communities surrounding Cape Town. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in veterinary care for both veterinary students and animal-lovers alike.
Experience the beauty of Cape Town while investing your efforts in the education and growth of at-risk and vulnerable children. Contribute to the long-term, sustainable development of severely under-served communities in the area by inspiring and educating their youth.
Experience the beauty of Cape Town while supporting children in underprivileged communities. This program is tailored to volunteers over 30 to share their expertise and life experience with youth in need of inspiration and positive adult role models.
Travel to the exciting tourist destination of Cape Town, South Africa, and give back to the orphaned children in extremely under-served communities of the region. Teach, mentor, and play with these children who desperately seek your devotion and care.
Contribute to wildlife and environmental conservation in this meaningful project aimed at working with endangered populations of rhinos and elephants in South Africa. Monitor these beautiful animals' behaviors to help us better understand how to ensure their existence for years to come.
Experience life in the African bush while contributing to conservation efforts of Africa's fierce predators - lions and leopards. Participate in research and monitoring of these intriguing wild cats to better understand their behaviors and how we can help ensure their futures in the area.
Live among some of Africa's spectacular wildlife while working on a team expedition to complete projects that better life on the sanctuary. See the immediate benefits of your volunteer work while getting up close and personal with the zebras, cheetahs, elephants, and many more that have found a safe haven on the sanctuary.
Spread your passion for sports to children who have had few opportunities to learn and develop their skills in a structured yet fun environment. Inspire children to set goals and stay active, both on and off the sports field.
Volunteer at one of the largest and most successful wildlife rehabilitation and release centers in Africa! Volunteers on this project work with a range of animals, anything from monkeys to lions. Experience beautiful Zimbabwe while making a positive impact on the delicate African ecosystem.
Volunteer in the majestic and beautiful Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe! Make an impact on the lives of at risk children by showing them that you care! Have fun, meet new people, and learn about Africa and its incredible culture.
Volunteer at a health clinic in Gweru, Zimbabwe. Provide medical support to those who do not have easy access to healthcare and much needed assistance to a severely understaffed facility. No prior medical experience needed!
Volunteer to work up close with lions against the backdrop of the majestic Victoria Falls. Be involved in the research of lion behavior and participate in one of the world's few initiatives to release them back into the wild. Volunteers will also volunteer to assist the National Park's rangers and to teach about conservation in the local school.
Walk and work with lions in a stunning game reserve. Be involved in the research of lion behavior and work towards releasing them back into the wild. Additionally, volunteers will have the opportunity to spend some time with orphaned elephants.
Volunteer in Nairobi, in the healthcare or education sectors. Volunteers will get the chance to experience the rural communities outside of Nairobi, and spend several days per week helping out those who need it most in the country.
Volunteer in an exciting conservation project. Make connections within the local community and help to bridge the gap between the growing tourist industry and the local population. Learn about serious conservation from leading specialists in a sustainable fashion.
Come explore Kenya's natural beauty while giving back to communities in need! Volunteer with either local schools or orphanages to provide care and education to underprivileged children in Kenya, inspiring them to grow and set attainable goals for their futures.
Volunteer in the sunny town of Livingstone, Zambia, only a few kilometers from the beautiful Victoria Falls. Volunteers are placed with a teacher in one of six under-served schools within the community to assist with the flow of the classroom and provide the students with invaluable individual attention that they would not otherwise receive.
Volunteer for the welfare and rehabilitation of lion cubs along the banks of the mighty Zambezi river; take part in a research program to better understand the ecology of elephants and join the education programs to involve communities in conservation as part of a holistic approach.
Immerse yourself in the unique Zambian lifestyle while providing the residents of Livingstone with vital medical care. Gain valuable experience in the medical field or share your knowledge with others while working with the dedicated nurses and medical staff of local under-served clinics.
Come experience life in Livingstone, Zambia while teaching the importance of sports and physical activity to the community. Coach soccer or netball, teach the schools' physical education curriculum, or contribute your individual skills in your own way to impact the community and have fun with the children!
Volunteer in beautiful Jambiani and help the local community. Teach English, participate in community and environmental initiatives, and enjoy the stunning locale in and around this relaxing town on Zanzibar's southern coast.
Volunteer in Seychelles and work with local and government initiatives to conserve the wildlife and environment. Get lost along the white sand beaches or go on a diving adventure while becoming an integral part of the wildlife conservation and education in this little piece of paradise.
Spend your days exploring the underwater world of the Seychelles. Scuba dive with whale sharks and learn about coral reefs, sea turtles, and other marine life as you collect data and contribute towards marine conservation.
Contribute to local initiatives that aim to increase educational and community development. Volunteers can choose placements in local village schools, girls' education, football coaching, orphanages, and construction programs. Come volunteer in Ghana and get immersed in the local culture.
This is a great opportunity to experience Thai culture and volunteer in a meaningful teaching or orphanage placement. This is a unique program, which you can design in part by yourself and even join an exciting eco-trip after your placement.
GoEco is proud to partner with one of the world's leading conservation organizations to bring you this unique opportunity in Thailand. Volunteers will work closely with local communities, providing a hands-on contribution to the rescue and rehabilitation of elephants.
Want to teach English and to experience traditional life in Thailand? Volunteers can travel to Thailand for threer months up to one year and become a paid English teacher. Volunteers will interact with the students and teachers in the local school and will have the opportunity to explore the region during the academic holidays.
Do you want to explore and experience what life is really like in today’s China? You can travel to China for four months up to one year and become a paid English teacher. You will interact with the students and teachers in the local school and will have the opportunity to explore the region during the academic holidays.
Travel to beautiful Sri Lanka, visit ancient UNESCO World Heritage Sites, walk in the path of Buddhist pilgrims, and swim in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean. Volunteer for turtle conservation on one of Sri Lanka's spectacular beaches and give back to the community while learning about the Sri Lankan way of life.
Volunteer in the fascinating capital city of Kathmandu. Experience the magic of one of the most beautiful locations in the world, while making a real difference to the lives of some of the most marginalized and needy people of Nepal.
Volunteer for children in a local community and experience Cambodian culture firsthand. This is a unique volunteer program, which volunteers can design in part by themselves and even join an exciting eco-trip after their placement.
Volunteer in Delhi, one of the world’s top global cities, and become immersed in the unique Indian culture. Give back to the communities you are visiting by volunteering in their orphanages, schools, or shelters for local children.
Come experience the vibrant city of Porto, Portugal and be a part of a dynamic, fun environment working amongst traveling enthusiasts such as yourself from all around the world! Contribute to the hospitality that this small, fourth-best hostel in the world provides its guests on a daily basis.
Join the GoEco Internship Program in Barcelona, Spain, one of Europe's cultural capitals, to volunteer at the famous HelloBCN hostel. Develop eco-tourism initiatives and live within walking distance of many historical and cultural sites.
Experience Mediterranean life while volunteering to protect the vulnerable baby sea turtles along Greece's beaches. Make a difference in sea turtle conservation by monitoring the sand for these majestic creatures as well as reaching out to educate the community on the subject.
Join one of three projects in the cultural capital of the Americas, Córdoba, Argentina. Immerse yourself in Argentinian culture and improve your Spanish, all while volunteering with children, animals, or the elderly.
Join this project in vibrant Buenos Aires to help out in a variety of community settings. Volunteers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Argentinian culture, while making a lasting contribution to the quality of life for children and the general community. Split your time between Buenos Aires and Patagonia for a varied experience.
Improve your Spanish and volunteer in Bolivia's capital city, Sucre, with vulnerable children in either an orphanage or kindergarten placement. Help secure the future of these children and experience Bolivian culture with volunteers from around the world.
Come experience the beautiful island of San Cristobal, the oldest island in the Galapagos Islands. Contribute to conservation initiatives in the area to restore the island to its natural ecology and promote eco-tourism to the area.
Come experience the natural beauty and diversity of the Galapagos Islands while giving back to children in the local communities. Volunteer in a daycare center providing children with the life and educational tools to ensure success in their futures.
Come visit the exquisite Galapagos Islands to volunteer for this family-run ecological center aimed at providing their community with the education and means to live a more sustainable life! Contribute to agricultural, conservation, and educational initiatives, all while getting to know the natural beauty and diversity of the Galapagos Islands, home to Darwin's "Origin of Species."
This project offers a fun and friendly opportunity to contribute in a practical way to the conservation of the unique Australian environment. Help restore the region's ecology back to its natural, native state, maintain walking paths, or participate in flora and fauna surveys; this project has something for every conservation enthusiast!
Participate in important conservation work in beautiful New Zealand! Make new friends from around the world while learning about an amazing country and helping out practically with environmental conservation.
Discover Fiji's underwater wonderland and become a seasoned diver, while completing invaluable research toward local conservation initiatives. PADI certification training provided on placements 8 weeks or more.
Travel to the paradise of Fiji, spend your days on the pristine beaches and swim in the warm turquoise waters while learning about Spinner Dolphins and aiding in their conservation. Become part of the local community and give back by contributing your knowledge in educating school children on environmental awareness.
On the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica, come and be part of the sea turtles' struggle to survive human poachers and the erosion of their nesting sites. Meet other like-minded volunteers and experience the thrill of returning thousands of baby turtles to their ocean home.
Join the Rainforest and Wildlife Expedition to discover Costa Rica today! Experience this unique paradise while partaking in invaluable research initiatives that directly impact the local conservation efforts. Based in the breathtaking Tortugero National Park, experience the amazing biodiversity of Costa Rica, while participating in this hands-on educational expedition.
Costa Rica has more than 8,500 species of plants, 220 species of reptiles, 160 amphibians, 205 species of mammals, and 850 species of birds. Volunteers here play an important role in the conservation of Costa Rica's incredible biodiversity and have responsibilities that are vital to the success of the wildlife rescue centers.
Learn to scuba dive and assist in preserving the beautiful coral reef off the coast of Pez Maya, Mexico. This protected region has a lot to offer participants looking for an educational experience in a quintessential paradise.
Come celebrate the natural beauty of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Volunteer to restore the natural environment by collecting data on endangered jaguars and pumas. Learn about the many species of birds as you monitor them and collect data. Aid in the reforestation of the area so you can leave the Yucatan Peninsula even more beautiful then you found it.
Provide underprivileged children in Antigua, Guatemala with support and compassion to give them opportunities for a bright future. Inspire them with optimism to change their circumstances and become educated, contributing members of their communities.
Volunteer for a unique coral reef conservation project in the Red Sea and help preserve one of the richest marine environments on Earth. Work with a professional staff and other like-minded volunteers while getting to know one of Israel's best beach towns, Eilat.
Contribute to community development and education initiatives that are aimed at improving the quality of life for the growing community of refugees living in Tel Aviv. Discover the vibrant city that never sleeps while having an unforgettable experience.
Volunteer on an exciting multi-cultural summer camp for Druze, Christian, and Muslim youth in northern Israel. This is an amazing opportunity to experience the region's unique cultures and make new friends from around the world.
Join GoEco in Jerusalem, and experience the holy city through an ecological lens! Experience the local life by living and working in a eco-tourism center and hostel in the center of downtown Jerusalem, surrounded by the city's fantastic historical sights.
Volunteer with largest zoo in Israel and take part in its conservation efforts. Participants will get the opportunity to care for unique species of animals and experience life in the center of Jerusalem.
This is an exceptional opportunity to live and work with the local community in Nazareth. Volunteers stay at an historical inn, situated in close proximity to some of the most important historical sites in Nazareth. Experience life in a multi-ethnic environment that is home to Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
Families are welcome to join us in the Negev Desert. This project will allow families to experience the wonder of constructing an ecological building, while enjoying the scenic landscape and idyllic lifestyle of the resort!
Volunteer at the breathtaking Nimrod Eco Lodge on the scenic slopes of Mt. Hermon. Help construct and maintain sustainable buildings, explore experimental bio-farming, take in the awe-inspiring scenery and visit the ancient ruins of Nimrod Fortress.
Join this interesting and exciting opportunity to learn about sustainable agriculture in Israel! Begin your experience with a permaculture class to introduce yourself to the subject, then get your hands dirty working on a farm which promotes healthy, organic, and sustainable living.