Luz Verde Nicaragua – Social Enterprise Volunteering

Cafe Luz y Luna is a non-profit social enterprise, donating our profits and resources to help finance and facilitate community-driven projects in rural and urban areas in northern Nicaragua, through Luz Verde social projects. Luz Verde collaborates with projects focusing on education, women, youth work, environmental and community driven initiatives. Luz Verde facilitates educational development initiatives in local communities, eco-tourism, organic gardens, library access and workshops, … [Read more...]

Kids, Volcanos, and the Largest Island in a Lake in the World

Want to work with kids in the shadow of a volcano on the largest island-in-a-lake in the world? Want to create opportunities for rural Nicaraguans in an increasingly global world? Come to Ometepe Bilingual School! Here the contributions of volunteers are vital in delivering a bilingual curriculum to our students. Volunteers work approximately 30 hours per week in some combination of the following classes: OBS Kindergarten, OBS First Grade, English Enrichment for Kids, High School After … [Read more...]

Community-based Hawksbill Conservation Projects in Central America

Period The project runs from April 15th to September 15th, 2012. Location The project takes place in two different locations: Natural Reserve Estero Padre Ramos, Nicaragua, and Biosphere Reserve Jiquilisco Bay, El Salvador. Background Information We strongly believe that communities are fundamental to long-term sea turtle conservation efforts. By working closely with local community members that depend on turtles for their livelihoods, we harness their vast knowledge of these creatures … [Read more...]

La Esperanza is looking for volunteers (Nicaragua)!

What is La Esperanza Granada? La Esperanza is an non religious or politics bounded organization and is founded in 2002 by Bill Harper. This non-profit organization commit to the education in the outskirts of Granada, Nicaragua. At the moment, La Esperanza works in 4 different schools and helps over 2000 children! The organization is supported by volunteers and is funded entirely with thanks to donations. Also you can help Nicaragua! La Esperanza is always looking for new compassionate … [Read more...]

Volunteer with La Esperanza Granada

La Esperanza Granada is a non-profit organization focusing on improving children’s education in the poor barrios of Granada. Our volunteers work in the schools assisting the teachers, tutoring young children, teaching English classes, and introducing children to computers. Our work all helps to stimulate an interest in learning and encourage higher education. Volunteers come from around the world, for varying lengths of time. There are no program or registration fees. We ask for a one-time $20 … [Read more...]

Quetzaltrekkers – Central America

Volunteer as a Volcano Guide or with Las Tias -- Leon, Nicaragua Hey everyone! Just wanted to let you know about this volunteer opportunity in Leon, Nicaragua (they also have a branch in Guatemala).  Quetzaltrekkers is completely non-profit and run entirely by volunteers; the money made goes to Las Tias, their sister organization which seeks to lessen child labor by keeping kids in school, helping them succeed there, battling domestic violence and drug abuse, etc. You can volunteer as a … [Read more...]