LAST/WIDECAST Volunteers

LAST is dedicated to improving the conservation status of endangered sea turtles and their critical habitats in the Pacific and Carribean Coasts of Costa Rica through research, the creation, elaboration and distribution of a variety of informative material and the execution of training programs and courses for local communities. Volunteers will... click to read more!

Volunteer Opportunities Abroad (Cusco Peru and La Antigua Guatemala)

Volunteer Teaching English

Volunteer in Latin America

Thousands of volunteers have trusted Maximo Nivel’s with their travel and volunteer aspirations. Our volunteer programs and gap year experiences take place in Cusco, Peru; and La Antigua, Guatemala, plus programs in the Sacred Valley and Puerto Maldonado (Peru), and Guatemala City (Guatemala). Experience experience new cultures while helping... click to read more!

Community Surveying

Community Surveying

Volunteer for community surveying in Caye Caulker, Belize!

Through this program, you'll ride a bike from house to house on the island, asking residents:

  • How many cats and dogs live there
  • How many are spayed or neutered

Plus, you'll take notes on whether any animals you see look abused or neglected. This program helps further community outreach... click to read more!

Chasing Earthquakes

Kathmandu Cargo on Tarmac

By: Anil Menon, M.D.

10 minutes after landing in Bagdogra, Anna (my fiance) and I found the airport to be gently swaying, moving side to side, almost peacefully, so it didn't raise panic immediately.  We had just arrived 10 minutes earlier and climbed to the second floor of the airport, awaiting our friends and ready to exit.  At first I thought the swaying was because of the wind, blowing the structure... read more!

Summit day on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

By: Allison Feikes

The hardest goal I have ever set before myself was to climb the world’s tallest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. I had no previous climbing experience, but I saw Kili as an opportunity to achieve greatness. After four days of climbing for eight hours a day, day five started at midnight in order to reach the peak by sunrise. Only the stars in the sky and the snow around us were... read more!

06/21 Continued...

Kari and I eating

By: David Lee

Yesterday we arrived in Techiman, about 2 hours north of Kumasi, where we would participate in training sessions for roughly 3 months before swearing in as official PCVs - until then we were PCTs (trainees). We arrived early in the morning and rested (for once) for the rest of the day. We had one exercise about something and then relocated to the pool bar of the Deri Hotel where we... read more!