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Position: Volunteer in a meaningful and sustainable project
Type: volunteer opportunity with food and accommodation, transportation, more, program fee (see below)
Organization: Macaw Lodge
Location: Carara, Costa Rica, Central America

Are you on a break during your studies? Do you have a free summer? Or, did you finish your studies and are looking for a place to volunteer in meaningful projects? Are you studying and looking for an internship? Come join us. Volunteer in Macaw Lodge!

Macaw Lodge is an ecolodge located in a magnificent and unique place, with huge biodiversity. For 3 years the lodge has received visitors all around the world interested in nature, zen and healthy place.

Macaw has several projects underway, many of them based on reaching self-sufficiency, therefore, projects in sustainable agriculture, sustainable and responsible tourism, ecology projects, construction, education and yoga.

Macaw Lodge wants to create awareness, teach and inspire environmental conservation through mindful and sustainable practices.
Visit our website, explore our projects and contact us!

Anyone who loves nature or wants to discover how to live in harmony with nature and enjoy a new and unforgettable experience, is Welcome!

You can contact us by email to Stephanie Mermet:
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or from the website

Volunteers must:

  • Be 18 years minimum.
  • Medical travel insurance.
    •  Insurance with coverage in Costa Rica is required. We will need a a copy of the certificate of your travel insurance before your arrival.
  • Your fluency in Spanish depends on the projects that you are going to participate. However you will need a basic Spanish if you want to visit Costa Rica on your own on your free days, or after your stay with us.
  • We ask for a basic fee which includes: airport pick-up and drop-off, food and accommodation (volunteer house), transportation, training, support and guidance by the coordinator throughout the stay, access to the reserve, yoga deck, farm, forest and waterfall. These rates range from US$ 550 to US$650 per month depending on the duration of the stay and experience (rates for 2017).

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GoodWork ID: 40061       Date posted to May 1 2017

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