Help with an educational butterfly project in Monteverde, Costa Rica

  • 1982 “me gusta”
  • Última actividad: 27 feb 2024



 Estancia mínima:  Al menos 2 semanas



  • Descripción


    **We are only considering fully vaccinated applicants**
    We are an educational facility that has been operating for over 25 years. As one of the first tourist attractions in Monteverde we have a long standing reputation for excellent tours and beautiful gardens.

    This opportunity will give you the chance to experience Butterfly husbandry. Much plant care and watering goes into keeping butterflies happy. If you would like to get dirty in Costa Rica surrounded by beautiful bugs, then this is your place!

    Our volunteer facilities are 100% off grid and strive to be as sustainable as possible, come ready to abandon creature comforts for the creatures!

    We do not usually take couples or friends

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda informática
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Interns will work and live in monteverde Costa Rica with many lovely options to hike and see wildlife.

    You can also converse with Spanish speaking staff.

    You will also work along side our Science Education Interns and are welcome to dive in and learn about entomology and science education

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda


    Two week Minimum*
    **We are only taking volunteers who are fully vaccinated. We ask that you show proof when applying. Thanks for your understanding**

    GARDENS VOLUNTEERS will be- digging, planting, caring for plants and butterflies, cleaning, sweeping, raking, developing sustainable programs, cooking for volunteers, gardening, weeding, construction, chicken care, etc... task allocation will depend on skills.
    CHILD CARE VOLUNTEER- The gardens is also home to Bryna and David's 4 year old Rook. If you enjoy child care, please mention this in your application. We are looking for help with childcare. He is an outgoing and inquisitive child who loves to help at the gardens, play at the park, and do science experiments!
    SUSTAINABILITY VOLUNTEER- In addition to our regular volunteers we are also looking for someone who could stay longer 2+ months and with some of our sustainability projects. We currently collect kitchen waste from a restaurant in town and compost it. We also have a composting toilet, solar power and a small veggie garden. We are looking for someone to help maintain the existing and help us with some new projects. Some of or our future goals include a grey water system, more vegetable gardens, a food forest, and an earthen oven. The ideal person has some experience in a few of the above.
    SCIENCE EDUCATION INTERN- 10 week intensive entomology internship at our butterfly gardens. This program is not offered through workaway due to the work load. Please contact us if you want more details.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Este anfitrión ha indicado que está interesado en compartir su idioma o aprender otro.
    Ponte en contacto con él para obtener más información.

  • Alojamiento


    Volunteers live in eco bunkhouse or a tent. Our off grid ecohouse is run by a small solar panel, there is no electricity.

    Breakfast is made by each individual with fruit and oats as well as eggs and pancake mix.

    Lunch and dinner are made for the group most days. Basic Costa Rican staples are provided, rice, beans, fresh fruit and vegetables, flour, corn flour, eggs, oats, seasonings.

    Things like Peanut butter Meat bread and cheese are not provided, but can be purchased at local stores by volunteers if they need more than we provide.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    This is an amazing opportunity to experience Costa Rican cloudforest and learn all about insects and gardening!

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

  • ...

    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 586529643841

Comentarios (35)


Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (4.9)

Intercambio cultural: (4.4)

Comunicación: (4.9)

House-sitting, animal care and gardening in San Chosė, Costa Rica
Building an ancestral wisdom center in rural area of Perez Zeledón, Pacific coast of Costa Rica