The total cost of the volunteering program is divided into 2 parts: The registration fee that is paid to book your placement (210€), and separately, the program cost that is paid later (in euros).

Programs in Chame

415€ for 2 weeks
189€ for each additional week

Children from indigenous communities teaching volunteer program

378€ for 2 weeks
189€ for each additional week

Turtle Work volunteer program – Punta Chame

470€ for 2 weeks
196€ for each additional week

Turtle Work volunteer program – Mata Oscura

462€ for 2 weeks
231€ for each additional week

Animals and Natural Resources Conservation volunteer program – Ancón

380€ for 2 weeks
120€ for each additional week

If your currency is not specified in the table, you can convert your costs here.
* The costs shown in euros are approximate due to continuous currency fluctuations.

What is included in the fee that I am paying?

  • Administrative costs
  • Assistance from the Cooperating Volunteers staff at all times
  • 1-day orientation
  • Introduction to Panamanian culture
  • Accommodation
  • 3 meals a day, 7 days a week
  • Periodic evaluation meetings during your program
  • 24/7 support from our local staff
  • Volunteer certificate upon completion (upon request by the volunteer)

What additional costs will volunteers have?

  • Visa
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance (mandatory)
  • Vaccinations
  • Return transfer to the airport from the program
  • Other expenses

(*** Volunteers in Panama generally find that €18 (US$25, aprox.) is sufficient for basic weekly expenses).