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Volunteer in Latin America with GVI and explore a land endowed with lush forests, long stretches of Caribbean beaches, Mayan ruins and so much more!

Whether you are on a gap year, a volunteering holiday, a career break or are looking for an internship programme, volunteering in Latin America with GVI will ensure you will be able to make a difference  during your time in country, while offering the opportunity for personal growth and development.

Choose from exciting project locations in Costa Rica, Mexico, and Peru, all offering a variety of projects in:

  • Animal Care
  • Teaching
  • Child Care
  • Construction, and;
  • Wildlife and Marine Conservation



In Costa Rica, you can get involved in our wildlife conservation projects in Jalova, or opt for our community development projects in Quepos.

You can look forward to teaching disadvantaged children English, Art or Sport, tracking the elusive jaguar through the rainforests, volunteering on sustainable construction projects, or helping preserve the unique biodiversity that calls Costa Rica home for future generations.

In Mexico, we dive into the tropical waters of the Mesoamerican reef to perform critical marine conservation off the coast of Puerto Morelos, or you can get involved in community development projects, such as teaching English and healthcare workshops.

Get ready to contribute towards the conservation of endangered sea turtles or even earning your PADI Divemaster while contributing to valuable marine conservation initiatives.

Don't miss out on joining an alternative springbreak program in Latin America!




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Our Programs in Latin America