We are on a mission to protect southern Costa Rica’s biodiversity from Ridge to Reef. Want to help? Join the Team.

Volunteers are welcome year-round.

Internships and staff positions are available periodically.

Read the listings below for current opportunities.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Osa Conservation is an equal opportunity employer which embraces and models diversity, inclusion and equity. As we pursue our mission, we celebrate and encourage our organization’s culture of empowerment and open-mindedness as drivers of our holistic approach to conservation.


Thank you for your interest in working with us. Here are current the job opportunities with Osa Conservation.


The Osa Peninsula lives up to its status as Costa Rica’s natural treasure. Immerse yourself and volunteer in this wild place. Take in the breathtaking sights and sounds of tropical paradise – all while helping protect this unique corner of the globe!

Volunteers are accepted year-round. Click below to fill out your volunteer application, find our volunteer rates, and learn more information about our elite volunteer experience here.

Field Internships

Field Internships are 3 – 12 month opportunities for those interested in gaining hands-on field experience in tropical biology, ecology, sustainable agriculture, community involvement, and more! Internships are posted according to availability, but we have rolling application acceptance. Check out our available internship positions below.

We are currently not accepting field interns.


Our unique field courses, set in the heart of Costa Rica’s rich tropical forests, offer hands-on learning opportunities that are unparalleled. Whether you are ascending into the canopy to gather seeds or monitor camera traps, or enhancing your expertise as a tour guide, our courses are designed to expand your skills in a practical, engaging environment. Our offerings are tailored to foster a deep connection with nature and equip you with knowledge and techniques used in real-world conservation.

2024 Tree Climbing Course Coming Soon!