Volunteer Abroad


Apply to volunteer with Trees for Life Project in Uvita de Osa is a small town in Southern Costa Rica, on a section of coastline known as the Costa Ballena of the Pacific Ocean.

Volunteer Teams – assists in the day to day tasks. This can range from collecting seeds, working in the nursery, planting trees and attending workshops to learn about the project. In 2022 we will be building a new nursery to start expanding our reforestation project on deforested land owned by local farmers. 

We offer safe, responsible and affordable volunteering opportunities in Costa Rica. Read more about our Costa Rica volunteer work below.



  • Available year-round
  • Accommodation in homestays or dormitory-style lodging
  • Fully-hosted volunteer experience including airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Affordable program fees from only US$380 (approximately CA$509) for 1 week
  • Incredible activity and tour add-ons including volcano treks, coffee plantation tours, adventure sports and a popular mini adventure

Our volunteers will help with seed collecting, nursery maintenance, land preparation for planting and other tasks associates to our reforestation project. 

Volunteers will get educational material and attend workshops to learn about how we can coexist with nature and how we can protect and preserve our natural environments while working with local communities.

Next available start date for this project is June 1st 2022. We only have a limited amount of spots. Applications are reviewed at first come basis. You will receive a full orientation package with all details once you are accepted as a volunteer with the save the jungle project. You will then have the option to decide what dates, times and activities you would like to participate in. Join Us!

Registration starting in 2022

Win A Trip To Costa Rica

Visit our reforestation project, stay at our nursery and learn how we are rebuilding the rainforest while empowering communities. Learn more.