Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteer with us

Santa Rosa Bird House is currently looking for people interested in helping with the conservation and appreciation of the birds of Mindo in Ecuador. Mindo is one of the most impressive birding sites in all of South America and currently the world. Here at Birdwatcher´s House we appreciate that fact and revel in the opportunity to enjoy what nature has presented here.

We offer:

  • With a genuine interest in birds
  • Ability and interest in assisting with weekly bird watching tours
  • We are looking for volunteers:

  • Private and comfortable accommodations, including linens
  • Private bathrooms with hot showers
  • Three meals a day
  • Access to common areas, including a garden with hammocks to relax in
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • At most we can accept two volunteers at a time and we ask that the minimum you remain with us is two weeks and the maximum six weeks. We ask that volunteers to work for 4 to 5 hours a day, allowing enough time to explore Mindo for 5 consecutive days a week. Volunteer duties include assisting with bird watching tours once or twice a week, helping edit bird photography and posting it to the website, helping create a master checklist of the birds of Mindo, and promoting and publicizing tours and the organization.

    What to bring:

  • Camera
  • Laptop
  • Binoculars
  • Good footwear
  • Enthusiasm for birding
  • What to expect:

  • A fun time learning about and enjoying the natural wonders Mindo has to offer
  • What it costs:

  • $15/day for accommodation and all meals
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    Great opportunity for volunteers in Mindo, Ecuador. We are a small farm, where we are producing edible mushrooms. We are interested in the production of seeds for our own farm and we are looking for volunterrs for this project. Here are some photos of what we have already produced. We are interested in people to help learn to produce shiitake seeds and other people to help work on the farm. For more information please get in touch.