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Volunteering Opportunities

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

Volunteering Types:
Outside work, Teaching english, Medical work

Depending on your interests and area of expertise, there are various volunteering opportunities in San Juan del Sur. The wildlife reserve at Pelican Eyes, which is called “Stones and Waves,” is dedicated to rescuing and preserving animals that are unable to survive in the wild. They are funded by donations and most of the staff is made up of volunteer nurses. If you are not medically trained, other volunteering opportunities are available. Tel: (505) 563-700, E-mail:

If you are in San Juan del Sur learning Spanish, many of the schoolhouses also offer volunteer opportunities. The Latin American Spanish School has a variety of opportunities to choose from, including assistant teaching and working in hospitals and orphanages. They require at least one week of classes, a four-week commitment and intermediate level of Spanish or higher. Tel: 505-820-2202, E-mail: There are also opportunities to volunteer in the library (which is right behind the gas station) or teach English at the local school, next to Central Park.


By Dyani Makous
Dyani Makous has a B.F.A. in writing and a minor in Photography from Emerson College. She is currently living in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, working...
11 Nov 2008

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