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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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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

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

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

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

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

Colombia Marine Conservation & Diving

Dive in some of the least explored marine sites in the world, helping further the research and protection of these pristine ecosystems in Colombia.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,595

  • Prices: from $1,595
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: COM

Caribbean Beach Conservation

Snorkel in azure Caribbean waters and help to conserve marine and forest reserves and enhance the research and protection of pristine ecosystems
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

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

Belize N.G.O. Media & Journalism Internship

Further your journalistic skills whilst spending time in a stunning part of the Caribbean.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $2,595

  • Prices: from $2,595
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Group
  • Duration: 2 months +
  • Project code: BZJ

Costa Rica N.G.O. Media & Journalism Internship

Bring your creativity and initiative to report on and promote the Frontier Costa Rica field projects and develop the essential skills needed for a budding journalist.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $2,945

  • Prices: from $2,945
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Journalism
  • Duration: 2 Months
  • Project code: CJI

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