Volunteer Application



A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your space for short and long term volunteer programs. Full term programs require a $500 deposit.  We will send you a PayPal invoice separately when we accept your application. Having a PayPal account is not necessary to process this payment.

Please visit our Internship page for details on how to apply for our Wildlife Biology or Conservation Education Internships.

Name *
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
Gender Identity *
Passport Expiration Date *
Passport Expiration Date
Program Requested *
Preferred Arrival Date *
Preferred Arrival Date
Please make sure it's a Sunday
in weeks
In case your first start date is full, is there another time period for which you are available to participate?
names & ages of all persons (including children) in your group
Roommates *
Allergies, Medical Conditions or Restrictions, etc.
Name, Email, Phone
Your passion, school or work background, volunteer experiences, any special needs, dislikes/phobias (i.e. insects, dirt/mud, etc.)
Special Skills
Please specify
Lodging Preference *
Please included full name, relationship, and email address. We prefer professional references such as professors, managers, directors, etc.
By checking this box, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the Terms + Conditions published on this website. *

Cancellation Policy

Please click to read our full Terms + Conditions.

Applicants must be 20 years of age by arrival date.

Your remaining balance is due upon arrival and is not refundable under any circumstance.  Wild Sun recommends that you purchase travel insurance in case of cancelled or shortened trips.  

Wild Sun Rescue Center makes every effort to ensure the safety of its students. Our first day together, we hold an informational seminar, giving you traveling tips to help guard against the dangers of personal injury or theft in the region. That said, Wild Sun Rescue Center is not responsible for any injury, property damage or loss which might occur to students while attending any Wild Sun activity or while traveling in or around Costa Rica. By submitting this form to Wild Sun you are declaring that you have read and agree to this statement as written and intended.