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Price From: 610 USD
Ideal Age Range: High School (15 to 18), 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51
Fitness Needs: Moderately Fit
Program duration: 2 weeks
Travel to the beautiful coast of Guatemala and join a conservation project on the Pacific Coast. As a volunteer on this program, you’ll be part of protecting sea turtles and sustainable egg protection programs.
Volunteers on this program are best suited if they are prepared to work hard and show initiative. Some of the duties you’ll assist with are:
Relocating eggs to hatcheries
Volunteer roles depend on the time of year and volunteers should hold no expectations as to their duties until they are assigned at the program. This program does not require previous experience and is open to those with a passion for conservation.
After your orientation, you’ll be transferred to the program location. The following day you will begin your placement and will work shifts in either morning or afternoon, ranging from 2-4 hours. The afternoon schedule typically looks like:
12:00 pm - Lunch
1:00 pm - Join the local staff and receive your roster for the work.
4:00 pm - Placement ends. Free time.
7:00 pm - Dinner
|Population||15,806,675 (2014 estimate)|
|Major Airport(s):||La Aurora International Airport (GUA), Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS)|
|Economic Driver(s):||Tourism, Agriculture|