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Working and volunteering


There are a lot of opportunities for volunteer work in Belize, especially on environmental projects. In some cases, you may have to pay to participate (costs vary).

Eco-Escuela de Español A Spanish-language school in El Petén, Guatemala, that also organizes educational programs and environmentally related volunteer opportunities.

Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary Monkey Bay's programs provide opportunities in conservation and community service. It also has many links to other conservation organizations in Belize.

Oceanic Society Paying participants in the society's expeditions assist scientists in marine research projects at the society's field station on Blackbird Caye and elsewhere.

Volunteer Petén Focuses on educational projects and management of a public reserve in Petén, Guatemala. Cost includes homestay, meals and activities; Spanish lessons are also available.

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