Akumal, Mexico, Central America
Centro Ecológico Akumal (CEA) was founded in 1993, to “monitor the impact of development on the regional ecosystems and culture, to report findings and their significance to the public through education, and influence public policy.”
Chennai Volunteers is a social initiative that aims to foster civic engagement and ensure that non-profits can engage with volunteers in a sustainable and meaningful way.
The program is open for travelers, students, researchers and other individuals who want to work with wildlife and want to help the many animals that have become victim of the wildlife trade or habitat loss. Through our volunteer and intern program we get valuable support at the center and provide an opportunity for the volunteers to experience the care of wildlife.
San Gerardo de Rivas, Costa Rica
Cloudbridge is a private nature reserve in Costa Rica adjoining the primary forest of Chirripo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Volunteers are needed in various areas from conservation work to biomonitoring to construction.
Common Hope believes education is the key to unwinding the cycle of poverty. The organization provides resources for thousands of impoverished children to attend school each year. The organization also partners with local schools to support and enhance the education they provide by way of interactive, engaging curriculum, and individualized support for at-risk students.
The Compassionate Eye Foundation (CEF) honors, supports and empowers people from developing nations to increase opportunities for basic health services and education for continued economic development. CEF is volunteer-based, relying on the generosity and skills of its people in order to help bring about a positive change in the communities that they serve. The organization allows the creative spirit of each individual to positively affect the life of another.
Chapare, Cochabamba, Boliva
— *This organization is under review after reports that they are not a hospitable volunteering experience —
A Bolivian organisation made up of a team of adolescents, Bolivian professionals and volunteers from all over the world. CIWY was the pioneer of the environmental movement in Bolivia and is recognised nationally and internationally for founding centres designated to rescue and rehabilitate wild life.
Condortrekkers offers city tours of Sucre and hikes in the local area including the spectacular Cordillera de los Frailes and the magnificent crater of Maragua. One hundred percent of the profits from these treks are directly invested in the communities through which the clients hike, as well as several established social projects within Sucre.
Conscious Impact is an international, grassroots effort to bring resources to rural communities around the world. Their mission is to inspire, mobilize and train volunteers to serve others with compassion. They create cross-cultural collaborations and encourage selfless service. They partner with local organizations to ensure that our programs are truly helpful, relevant and driven by local leadership from within the community.
Conscious Impact was founded immediately after the April 25, 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Weeks of delivering relief materials to rural communities, witnessing many approaches to disaster response, and hearing the stories of villagers showed them the work of rebuilding will require long-term efforts.
Patagonia, South America and Chile, South America and Argentina, South America
Conservacion Patagonica is working to build the Patagonia National Park, a National Park that will protect this beautiful wilderness, restore ecosystems, recover wildlife, create trails and campgrounds, and many other eco-friendly projects. The end goal is to donate a fully functional new park to the Chilean state.