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Volunteer in Ecuador with Lead Adventures and Villa Tica Daycare by Alison Gardner

Volunteer in Ecuador Volunteer with a Non Profit Charity in Ecuador
Volunteer in Ecuador
A Broader View Volunteers is an U.S. Non profit charity works in 30 countries with over 315 programs, including Ecuador.
Independent travelers experience a wide array of volunteer opportunities spread across Ecuador, with a majority situated in Quito and the enchanting Galapagos Islands. With over 30 program volunteer options to choose from, you can make a lasting impact in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.
With A Broader View (ABV), you'll be immersed in another culture, collaborate with your host community on a development project, and work side by side with local youth while building your own leadership skills. ABV works year round from 1-week to 12-week programs.

Volunteer in Ecuador United Planet
Volunteer Short- and Long-Term Programs in Ecuador
United Planet’s Quest Volunteer Abroad program offers you or your group a life-changing opportunity to interact with local communities through customized work experiences, cultural activities, and home stays. United Planet Quests are offered in more than 25 countries from 1-52 weeks. Located east of the famous and historical Galapagos Islands, Ecuador contains within its borders a variety of landscapes and cultures! As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to stay in one of the most beautiful capital cities of South America — Quito!

Volunteer in Ecuador with ELI ELI Abroad
Volunteer and Internship Programs in Ecuador 
Volunteer with a community based organization in Ecuador! ELI works with organizations throughout Ecuador to create volunteer opportunities that benefit locals while giving volunteers a unique cultural learning experience while giving back to the communities. Placements are available in the Andes, the Amazon, the cloud forest, along the coast, and in the Galapagos Islands. Possible projects include teaching, working with children's organizations, construction, conservation, reforestation, human rights, health programs, and community development. All placements are set up on an individual basis based on the needs of the local organization and the specific skill set of the volunteer.

Volunteer in Ecuador International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ)
Volunteer Abroad in Ecuador from US$295

International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) offer affordable volunteer abroad programs in Ecuador from only US$295. Volunteers can participate in Teaching English, Street Children Work, School Support, Kindergarten, Summer Project and Administration Support. IVHQ sends thousands of volunteer travelers worldwide annually — you will not find a more affordable, high quality and trustworthy volunteer travel company. Spanish lessons available.

Volunteer in Galapagos Projects Abroad
Volunteer in the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador
Projects Abroad is the world's largest international volunteer organization. Trusted by over 132,000 volunteers. Discover 18 exciting countries across 5 continents: Argentina, Botswana, Cambodia, Ecuador - Galapagos Islands, Fiji, Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, and Vietnam. Volunteer programs start year-round and last from one week to a year. Opportunities exist in teaching, childcare, social work, conservation, community development, medicine, human rights, journalism, international development, language courses, and more! Programs are for ages 16+.

Wildlife Experience in Ecuador
Interested in helping to rehabilitate the endangered wildlife, rather than looking at animals from far away or on TV? This program will give you exactly what you want. As local experts we offer you the chance of a lifetime — 3 different animal rescue centers in only 4 weeks! Explore the Amazon Rainforest, the Andes Highlands and the Coast of Ecuador while helping in the rescue centers of each region. This one-of-a-kind program also offers you a one-day training of animal handling before starting your adventure. Get involved without emptying your pocket!
Wildlife Experience as a volunteer in Ecuador

True Galapagos Experience
Volunteer in one of the wonders of the world trying to preserve the unique habitat of the Galapagos. You will get your hands dirty with conservation projects while also being able to island-hop and take in the beauty of the archipelago. This land-based program combines sightseeing tours, a comprehensive lecture on the Galapagos by a veteran scientist, and the opportunity to be part of the conservation work going on in the islands.

We offer 10 days, 2 week, and 3 week programs. We can also personalize your program if you would like to extend your stay.
Volunteer in Galapagos with Lead Advenures

Wildlife Animal Rescue in the Andes and Amazon
Animal Rescue Program welcomes volunteers to come and be the caretakers of beautiful and exotic animals who have been victims of animal trafficking or mistreatment. Volunteers will be responsible for helping to foster their transition back to the wildlife while living in two different and beautiful regions of Ecuador — the Amazon Rainforest and the Andes.
Animal Rescue in Galapagos with Lead Advenures

Amigos de las Americas
Volunteer in Ecuador this Summer!
AMIGOS operates in countries throughout the Americas. With AMIGOS, you'll be immersed in another culture, collaborate with your host community on a development project, and work side by side with local youth meanwhile building your own leadership skills. AMIGOS summer projects range from 4-9 weeks and are open to students from 16-25 with basic Spanish proficiency.
AMIGOS programs in Ecuador focus on youth leadership in the field of social enterprise. Cotopaxi is a diverse region of Ecuador that offers options to live in the snowcapped mountains or subtropical lowlands in one of the most diverse countries in South America. Learn to prepare local delicacies with your host family, and help launch a small business through our unique micro-enterprise program. College track available.

Bosque Nublado Santa Lucia
Volunteer in Conservation Projects
Help conserve the cloud forest. Volunteers are needed for physical activities in support of conservation, such as reforesting and trail-building; requirements include good physical condition, cultural sensitivity and openness to new experiences.

Ecuador Volunteer
Volunteer Projects in Ecuador
Our non-profit organization offers volunteer work programs in South America, our volunteer opportunity is focused in ecological, social and educational areas creating new hopes.

Volunteer in Ecuador
Lend a helping hand while immersing yourself in the culture and language of the beautiful, diverse country of Ecuador! EcuaExplora offers flexible, affordable volunteer projects throughout the country. Volunteer in the health sciences, child development, social work, community development, environmental conservation, wildlife rehabilitation, micro-business, education and more. Choose from programs in Quito, the Amazon region, the coast, or the mountains. Come enjoy Ecuador and give back!

Kaya Responsible Travel
Volunteer and Travel in Ecuador
Kaya volunteer and travel in Ecuador places participants through this hugely diverse country. From the Andean highlands to the Galapagos Islands, there is a great range of projects needing volunteer assistance. Work on an organic farm in the Andes, lend a hand in environmental conservation project on the Galapagos, or help at a wildlife center in the Amazon. With Kaya Responsible Travel, you'll be sure to help in a way that's both fun for you and desired by the community.

Love Volunteers
Volunteer in Ecuador and the Galapagos
Become a Love Volunteer in Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands and get a truly memorable experience whilst helping those in real need. Love Volunteers, the world’s fastest growing independent volunteering organization, has provided meaningful volunteering abroad programs to thousands of volunteers seeking safe, responsible and affordable ways to help needy communities! Visit the website to check out a range of community-based projects and find out how you can make a REAL difference!

Free Volunteering in Ecuador
Free and low-cost volunteer opportunities in South America, including many in Ecuador. The site is designed for backpackers / independent travellers looking for a real volunteer experience abroad, without paying any middle-man or agency fees.

Yanapuma Foundation
Volunteer Pojects in Conservation and Reforestation
Yanapuma offers low-cost volunteering opportunities in conservation and reforestation throughout Ecuador. We are looking for volunteers to send to projects in the coast, Sierra and Amazonia regions to work on different reforestation programs. Programs include a mixture of manual labour and environmental education. No Spanish necessary for manual labour work, but intermediate Spanish preferable for education projects. Volunteer projects in Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation, in Daycare Centers in Quito, and Organic Agriculture.



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