Playa del Carmen
Are you curious to know what a day in the life at an animal shelter is like? At SOS EL ARCA shelter you will collaborate in different activities such as cleaning the crates, feeding the animals, and taking them out for their daily walk. If you wish, you can also play with the dogs in the designated courtyard. You do not need any prior knowledge, you just need to like animals and be willing to help!
If you enjoy helping others and want the opportunity to volunteer in Oaxaca, this is the perfect fit for you. You can choose between three different centers to complete your volunteer hours. At the “Los Tamayo” nursing home, you will accompany the elderly in mental and physical stimulation exercises. At “Procasa” you will volunteer with underprivileged children, lending a hand in a multi-faceted program that includes help with homework, comprehensive hygiene, psychological support, and recreational activities. You can also volunteer at "Oaxaca Streetchildren Grassroots," where you will collaborate in different social and educational activities.
Santo Domingo de Heredia
In the Toucan Rescue Ranch, volunteers are divided into two teams. The first team works in the kitchen, where the toucans' food is prepared: you will chop fruit, cook vegetables, and other food preparation tasks. The second team will work outside with toucans and collect and replace trays of food while serving water and cleaning the areas where the birds live.
If you are a native English speaker, you can take advantage of your stay in Quito and teach children with limited economic resources. This program lasts four weeks, two hours a day from Monday to Friday. You will put the teaching methodology you learn into practice by teaching English classes. A valuable experience that will help you develop your teaching skills in a real environment while you get socially involved.
If you are a nursing or medical student or professional, we also have a minimum four-week medical volunteering program at Clínica Cemedsso.