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If you are interested in working outside and to be part in an ecological movement to secure nature and to achieve changes, Fundación VASE Ecuador offers you great opportunities to do so.
As a volunteer, you'd work shoulder-to-shoulder with your project to learn many specific things about working in and with nature including plant and animal care. You will witness that there will be always something you can do to improve yourself within the projects, so you're more than welcome to participate in one of our ecological projects. If you want to get a closer look on one of our specific projects, you can read the project descriptions below or contact us directly on our website.
You don't need a qualification in order to join: just passion and desire to bring a change to the planet!
The project is located in Tena, a beautiful area at the beginning of the Amazon rainforest. The center rehabilitates and reintroduces wild animals who were victims of illegal trafficking back into their natural habitats. They also take care of those who can ́t be released and carry out educational activities with visitors. The volunteer's task will be taking care of the animals including feeding them and cleaning their places.
The aim of the project is to preserve the local Kichwa culture and the local environment of a region close to the national park of Llanganates on the route Puyo-Tena. The project aims to preserve the latter by enlightening the local community about the environment and initiating projects on ecotourism, community, and adventure tourism. The project is also aiming to construct a site for educational courses.
The project is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating strategies, guidelines, and actions to consolidate a culture of respect for the natural environment, contributing to the defense and protection of the environment through scientific research for the amazonian flora and fauna.
The project is responsible for taking actions to consolidate a culture of respect for the natural environment in the Andean Region, contributing to the defense and protection of the environment through scientific research on the Andean flora. Your role will be to assist and learn about plants and how to treat them, getting to know the species and acquiring
It has been operating as an off-grid intentional community and organic farm since 2008. We have been recognized across South America as a hub for permaculture practice and skill-building. It began with a vision of transforming a run-down farmhouse and 15 hectares (38-acres) of over-exploited farmland into a world apart from mainstream culture—a place where people could grow, heal, live sustainably, and regenerate the land while also living in the community.