Sea Turtle Conservation

Volunteers will participate in a variety of tasks around the project which includes beach patrol, observation of the nests and sea turtle eggs in the season.

Sea Turtle Conservation

Volunteers will participate in a variety of tasks around the project which includes beach patrol, observation of the nests and sea turtle eggs in the season. Building of protected nesting areas, sign-posting, night watch, protection of the hatchlings as well as their release into the sea.

Furthermore they help preparing workshops and presentations in schools and surrounding municipalities and support its execution. Cooperation in the Camp with researchers and international Volunteers.

Location
Puerto Viejo (during language course) then projects at northern Caribbean coast Feb-June or southern pacific coast June-Dec.
Working hours
8:00am-12:00pm – 8:00pm-12:00am (depends on project and usually on the pacific coast, taking also in consideration the behavior of the tides).
Skills
Interest and physical ability to work in a remote area, in a small team and under simple living and tropical weather conditions (night shift, beach walks during raining season).
Staff
Biologist, interdisciplinary team but not full time (educators, communication).