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Save sea turtles in Ecuador

Du möchtest eine besondere Reise erleben und dich dabei sozial engagieren?

Über das Projekt

Our sea turtle project in Ecuador is located directly on the coast. You will help in a rescue center for sick and injured animals. In addition to sea turtles, other animals sometimes come to the station to be treated.

  • Explore one of the most natural beaches in the world and help keep it clean
  • Patrol the beaches on evening and night walks
  • Live with international volunteers and learn new language skills
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From 760.00

Pay a deposit of 150.00

Description

Areas of responsibility: This includes cleaning and feeding the hospitalized animals. The maintenance of the project building and utensils, as well as walking on the beaches, collecting plastic and garbage and looking for sick or injured animals. This project very much depends on your time period. Throughout the year there are different months in which the animals come to the beaches to lay their eggs. During these nesting times its part of your work patrolling at night. During these months you usually only support the project starting in the afternoon.

Services

  • participation to a non-profit project
  • transfer from the airport to the project
  • local accommodation in a host family inclusive full board
  • arranging all paper work for volunteer work in Ecuador
  • a travel agency can support you with flight bookings
  • English and Spanish speaking support on site
  • permanently conctact via whatsapp or e-mail
  • information material for the project and Ecuador
  • consulting for a language school
  • certificate

Living arrangements

Accommodation: During your time in the sea turtle project in Ecuador, you will live with a host family, from where you can quickly get to the respective beach or project location. You can either take the bus or a cab to the respective location. Prices vary between US$0.50-2.

Meals: 3 typical meals per day (full board)

Typical day in a project

 

Every day is different with animals. In general a normal working day starts between 07.30-9.00 and ends at 16-17. The times depend on the tides of the water. Volunteers support the project a 5-day week between 6-8 hours a day. At noon you have between 1-1.5 hours lunch break. During the nesting season you will help in the afternoon and take over a shift at night, together with your team members.

Extras

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Echte Geschichten, echte Erlebnisse

Wir sorgen dafür, dass wir unseren Reisenden die bestmögliche Unterstützung und einen guten Einblick in die neue Kultur bieten können. Projekte im Ausland bieten dir eine einmalige Gelegenheit, ein neues Land und deinen Traumjob kennenzulernen.

Ecuador - Country Information

EEcuador - the country in the northwest of South America offers a lot: from the Amazon jungle, volcanic landscapes, rainforest, palm-lined beaches to the breathtaking Galapagos Islands. A trip to the Galapagos Islands with their special animal species is guaranteed to leave lasting memories. If you're lucky, you'll see one of the famous giant tortoises on your trip.

Official language

Spanish

Capital

Quito

Area

256.370 km²

Population

17,8 million (2021)

Currency

US-Dollar

Telephone code

+593

FAQ

FAQ

All programs can be booked with friends. If you would like to book a program as a group, we recommend that you enquire in advance. Each person must book the project individually.

Ideal for all programs are at least three months in advance. In principle it is also possible for us to place short-term applicants (volunteering and language study travel) in Ecuador.

Ecuador is a safe country and the people are very friendly and warmhearted. In big cities, as in every big city in the world, there is petty crime. When travelling, the following things should be taken into account: always keep an eye on valuables, always keep your hand luggage on your lap in buses, and at night you should not travel by bus or withdraw money from ATMs. Up-to-date information on the situation can be found at the Embassy or Foreign Office.

Please note that in Ecuador all electronic devices can only be used with an adapter. They are available in many electronics stores.

In principle, no language course is mandatory in advance. However, depending on the volunteering program, certain levels of the language of your destination country may be required to complete the project. We would be happy to advise you individually on your chosen project.

Depending on the program, we work with host families in the vicinity or there are volunteer houses at the project site.

For all programs you have to be covered by foreign health insurance. We will be happy to help you find a suitable insurance policy.

During the language school and in the volunteering projects, you will always have a direct contact person to help you with any problems. Of course you can also always contact us.

Application process for a volunteering program

Apply for a project on our website.

Make your deposit to secure a place for your project - you are welcome to contact us in advance to make sure there is still a place available for this period.

You will receive a separate booking confirmation from us by e-mail with further information.

For some programs we still need your resume.

You will receive an information package with the confirmation e-mail and have a fixed contact person for questions.

We plan your journey and help you with your travel arrangements.

Let´s start - be ready! we will contact you again and you will receive final information about 3 weeks before the start.

Insurances

Before you set off for Ecuador, you should always take out travel health insurance, accident insurance, emergency insurance, liability insurance and, if possible, luggage insurance.

over 3 months

International health insurance for long-term trips

When you book a trip, you can conveniently book your international insurance with our insurance partner here. The international health insurance for long-term trips is particularly popular with our interns. This is particularly interesting for stays of more than 3 months. For all information, individual calculation and quick and easy booking, please click on the button on the right. Recommendation: Book comfort cover at a reasonable price and enjoy even more security*.

less than 3 months

All-round carefree protection

For travelers going abroad for a shorter period, less than 90 days, our partner offers a very good all-round carefree protection. For all information, individual calculation and easy booking, click on the button on the right.

*All insurance information and liability can be found on the website of our insurance partner. Please note that Jamso Trainee cannot accept any liability for the completeness and accuracy of linked pages. This is the responsibility of the respective insurance provider.

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