domingo, 13 de junio de 2010

Sea Turtle Volunteer in Rural Panama

Volunteer Opportunity

Submitted: 2010-06-07 12:59:30
Contact: Heber Pinto
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Volunteer come down for a minimum of one week.


Located in Malena, District of Mariato, Province of Veraguas, Panama

Background Information

The Associacion Conservacionista de Playa Malena is a group of community volunteers that work to protect the 5 species of sea turtles that nest on thier beach.


Volunteers will assist with patrolling the beach at night, collect eggs, keeping records, and returning hatched turtles to the sea.


A basic level of Spanish is a plus.


The program costs $150.00 per week, which covers a home-stay and meals.