Our programs offer the unique opportunity for a cultural exchange where participants can learn conservation skills whilst helping to protect the local environment. Join our team to share your skills with the community and learn about the tropical ecosystems and cultural traditions that define El Astillero.
Our programs are bespoke and pricing depends on your length of stay and how you can contribute to the Casa Congo team and community. For more information, please get in touch with our team via the contact form below.
you can help us
Brigada Ecologica: support conservation projects & children classes
Agroecology: landscaping, gardening, vermi culture, wastewater treatment and rainwater capture systems.
Ecology Research: ecosystem data analysis in the Chacocente Wild Refuge, reforestation initiatives and fisheries study.
Ocean advocacy: surf lessons, swimming lessons, ocean safety, beach cleanups, turtle conservation and anti-poaching patrols.
Community development: English language classes, reading classes, arts, business mentorship and community eats.
PR: create visual content, social media support, promotion of the NGO in local touristic zone
...or just come to Nicaragua and we'll figure something out!
WHAT TO EXPECT
Volunteering and learning modules for approximately 6 hours a day
Sleep in a bamboo bunk-bed dormitory including bedding and Wi - Fi
A surfboard to use during your stay
Close collaboration with program leaders and community members
The opportunity to explore ecosystems surrounding El . Astillero
Workshops where you can learn sustainable development techniques from local community members - including turtle protection, agro ecology, plastic upcycling, reforestation and much more!
SO FAR OVER 100 VOLUNTEERS HAVE STAYED WITH US!
Sometimes people plan on coming to Casa for 2 weeks and they stay 2 months... we're open and eager to meet more people who want to get their hands dirty and contribute to our cause!
For more information contact or fill in the form below.
Our team will be in touch with an invitation form.