**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!
Aide avec des éco-projets
Bricolage et projets de construction
S’occuper des animaux
Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
Cuisine/repas pour la famille
Aide à la maison
Accueil / tourisme
Aide informatique / avec Internet
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
Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.
*One month 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.
Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.
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.
This is an amazing opportunity to experience Costa Rican cloudforest and learn all about insects and gardening!
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
Plus de 2
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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