Volunteer in Ecuador!

Click on the filters below to select volunteer projects in each region of Ecuador. Click on the title to learn more about each project. If you have particular interests or preferences and don't see any volunteer project tht meets your criteria, please email us using the contact form. We have links with many local grass-roots organizations and communities around Ecuador and will be happy to see what we can set up for you!

volunteer in Quito at Camp Hope taking Spanish classes and volunteering

Children with disabilities - Quito

School for handicapped children

Volunteer placement in Cuenca to work with youth and children

Low-Income Health Service

Health services for low-income

volunteering at an animal rescue center in Ecuador in the Amazon rainforest

Paseo de los Monos

Amazon Animal Rescue

Yanapuma volunteers help in permaculture and conservation in the Andes of Ecuador

Andes Permaculture & Conservation

Andes Permaculture & Conservation

Yanapuma volunteers teach English in a community school in the Andes of Ecuador

Sigchos Teach English

Teach English in the Andes

Yanapuma volunteers in Ecuador working in public schools in education projects

Tena Public Schools

Social and educational work

A project for internship in Cuenca working with animals that have been abandoned and abused

Pet and Stray Rescue

Animal activism in Cuenca

a clinic in Otavalo combining traditional healing with modern medicine - for medical volunteers

Traditional and Modern Medicinec

Combined medicine in the Andes

A volunteer placement in Quito for Spanish students to work with children in a poor neighborhood

Child Care - Quito

Daycare and Pre-School children

volunteer work in reforestation and organic farming and environmental education in the Andes of Ecuador

Organic Production - Andes

Reforestation, organic farming etc

medical volunteer work in a family planning, general health and social work clinic in Quito

Tourism internship - Cuenca

Tourism in Cuenca

Volunteer in the Galapagos Islands in conservation and environmental work, eliminating invasive species, organic gardening and working with the local children

Galapagos Conservation

Conservation and agriculture

Volunteer in Quito with a center for homeless old people while studying Spanish

Elderly-in-need care - Quito

Center for homeless old people

A project for internship in Cuenca working with children in a catholic run orphanage

Orfanato - Cuenca

An orphanage for boys

Volunteer in Ecuador at an amimal rescue center

Jungle Animal Rescue

Amazon Animal rescue center

A project for internship in Cuenca working with animals that have been abandoned and abused

Fundación Avanzar - Cuenca

Play center for hospitalized children

volunteer work in sustainable agriculture and agro forestry in the Andes of Ecuador

Organic Farming - Andes

Agroforestry and sustainability

Spanish and volunteering with elementary and pre-school children in Quito

Teaching/Child Care - Quito

Pre-school and elementary children

medical practicum in a busy clinic in Quito

Medical Center - Quito

Medical internships and volunteering

Yanapuma volunteers help in sustainable community development in the Andes of Ecuador

Andes Community Development

Community development - Andes

community development and conservation work in the Amazon for volunteers

Amazon Community Development

Conservation and community development

volunteer work in community development with an indigenous group at the Pacific coastal region of Ecuador

Indigenous Community Development

Community development

volunteer in sustainable community development at the Pacific coast of Ecuador

Coastal Community Development

Community development - Pacific coast

Volunteer at an ecological reserve on the Pacific coast in conservation and education projects near the ecological town of Bahia de Caraquez

Environmental Education

Conservation and education

Academic Support

Teach English, art, homework

We maintain ongoing agreements and partnerships with all the above-mentioned organizations. Our volunteer coordinators are in regular contact with them to ensure that they remain true to their unique missions. We work to make sure that volunteers have a worthwhile and rewarding experience and that each volunteer has something to offer the host organization - creating a win-win situation for all!