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volunteer in south & central america
a continent of fiery spirit & astounding landscapes

We offer a huge range of opportunities to volunteer abroad for every age group. Become an international volunteer in South and Central America and immerse yourself in the local community by teaching English in South and Central America, or take a look at our once-in-a-lifetime chance to help to save an endangered species on a wildlife conservation program in South and Central America. Volunteer work is a unique and important way to spend your time abroad on your gap year or career break. As an overseas volunteer with Frontier, you'll have the chance to volunteer in South and Central America on one of our incredible volunteer projects and make a true difference; you can even go exploring with adventure travel in South and Central America.

So, if you're taking your gap year in South and Central America, or even just looking for a career break, take some time out to do something different.

Have a look at our volunteer programs in South and Central America and find the one for you:

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Central America Ethical Adventure Trail - 10 week incorporating a placement

An unforgettable adventure through Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, amongst Mayan ruins and the azure waters off the coast, with a teaching or conservation project.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $4,095

  • Prices: from $4,095
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Project code: CAX

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Contribute to vital conservation research in one of the most ecologically diverse locations on the planet.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

  • Prices: from $295
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: CBP

Costa Rica Teaching

Teach English and support local community projects whilst fully immersing yourself in the lives and colourful culture of Costa Rica's friendly, welcoming people.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $255

  • Prices: from $255
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: COS

Belize Marine Conservation & Diving

Dive in some of the most pristine and renowned marine sites in the world, helping further the research and protection of these pristine ecosystems in Belize.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $445

  • Prices: from $445
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: BZM

Belize Manatee Conservation

Enjoy the white sands, blue waters and relaxed Caribbean atmosphere of Belize while making a valuable contribution to the protection of this rare and elusive species and their under threat habitats.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $445

  • Prices: from $445
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Group
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: BMT

Costa Rica Climate Change Project

Carry out groundbreaking survey work in Costa Rica's remote habitats and help combat the effects of climate change as you track and conserve some of the country’s most mysterious creatures.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

  • Prices: from $295
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Discount
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: CCL

Costa Rica Teaching and Big Cats

Participate in our Conservation and Community Adventure whilst living in the surroundings of beautiful Costa Rica
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $795

  • Prices: from $795
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Group
  • Duration: minimum 1
  • Project code: CTB

Costa Rica Conservation and Community Adventure

Participate in our Conservation and Community Adventure whilst living in the surroundings of beautiful Costa Rica.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $795

  • Prices: from $795
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Group
  • Duration: minimum 1
  • Project code: CCA

Costa Rica Teaching and Primates

Participate in our Conservation and Community Adventure whilst living in the surroundings of beautiful Costa Rica
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $795

  • Prices: from $795
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Group
  • Duration: 1 week+
  • Project code: CRTP

Costa Rica Climate Change Course Credit Internship

Embarking on an internship abroad is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable practical skills and course credit in one’s field of study while experiencing full immersion in a novel culture.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $2,595

  • Prices: from $2,595
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Credits
  • Duration: 4 weeks +
  • Project code: CCLCC

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