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Medical Elucidation in a Secluded Community
Ubud, Indonesia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in Bali, one of Indonesia's most picturesque islands, and make a difference by educating communities about health and hygene.
Sustainable Community Development
Samraong, Cambodia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Based on the needs in the community volunteers can do teaching, construction or health education work.
Animal Rescue and Conservation
Alajuela, Costa Rica GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in Costa Rica to conserve the country's incredible biodiversity and help promote the success of its rescue wildlife centers.
Bali Sea Turtle Rescue
Nusa Penida, Indonesia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Work with rescued sea turtles to rehabilitate them in Bali, a region surrounded by beautiful scenery. Educate others on the importance of ensuring this species' survival.
New Zealand Conservation Experience
Christchurch, New Zealand GoEco Agency | GoEco
Participate in important conservation work in beautiful New Zealand! Learn about an amazing country and help out practically with environmental conservation.
Guiding People with Special Needs
Tel Aviv, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Become a mentor, companion and friend to people of all ages with special needs!
Medical Placement at Government-operated Hospital
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam GoEco Agency | GoEco
This hospital serves the underprivileged community of Ho Chi Minh City. It aims to offer effective treatment to a large number of its local population with your help.
Marine and Turtle Conservation
Naifaru, Maldives GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteers will help run a small sanctuary for endangered sea turtles, mainly for green turtles and hawksbills.
Learn, Teach and Travel
Sing Buri, Thailand GoEco Agency | GoEco
This is a great opportunity to experience Thai culture and volunteer in a meaningful teaching or orphanage placement.
Working with Special Needs Children
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam GoEco Agency | GoEco
This project aims to bring volunteers to some of the most underfunded communities in Ho Chi Minh City.
Teaching Assistant for Local Children
Dawasamu, Fiji GoEco Agency | GoEco
Teach the local youth valuable skills and knowledge; helping them to create sustainable opportunities for their futures.
Teaching Assistant in Rural Beach Community
Koh Samui, Thailand GoEco Agency | GoEco
Experience the peace and tranquility of Koh Samui as you live on a spectacular, secluded beach and teach children basic English so they can have a more prosperous future.
Animal Shelter Buddy and Associate
Tel Aviv, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Give vulnerable cats and dogs a second chance and lend a helping hand at this shelter in Tel Aviv.
Working at a Food Shop
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam GoEco Agency | GoEco
This project aims to bring volunteers to some of the most underfunded communities in Ho Chi Minh City.
Creating Safe Spaces for At-Risk Youth
Jerusalem, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
As a volunteer, you will work at a nursery for rehabilitation of at-risk youth, learn about horticulture, and make a real impact on local youth in Jerusalem!
English Teaching Assistant in a Secluded Community
Ubud, Indonesia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in Bali, one of Indonesia's most picturesque islands, and make a difference by teaching in underdeveloped villages.
Building a Desert Eco Village
Tzukim, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help build an eco village in the stunning Arava Desert and learn to work with environmentally friendly building materials such as earth, mud, and straw.
Social Food Program Assistant
Tel Aviv, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Join a team of wonderful people who purchase food from several sources in Israel, then package it and distribute it to the underprivileged in Tel Aviv and Jaffa.
Ecosystem Conservation
Valencia, Spain GoEco Agency | GoEco
In this program we need volunteers, who want to contribute in a practical way to the conservation of Valencia's environment.
Working at a Children's Orphanage
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam GoEco Agency | GoEco
This project aims to bring volunteers to some of the most underfunded communities in Ho Chi Minh City.
Supporting a Mountain Eco Lodge
Nimrod, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help construct and maintain sustainable buildings, explore experimental bio-farming, take in the awe-inspiring scenery and visit the ancient ruins of Nimrod Fortress.
Wild Cat Sanctuary
Kimberely, South Africa GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer at a sanctuary that helps rehabilitate and release into the wild a variety of wild cats and other wildlife species.
Great Barrier Reef Conservation
Cairns, Australia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Make a difference in marine conservation at the Great Barrier Reef! Visit a turtle rehabilitation center and collect data for important research.
Hill Tribe Development Supporter
Chiang Rai, Thailand GoEco Agency | GoEco
Assist the Akha hill tribes with the education and developments. Experience a unique new culture and fascinating traditions while providing aid to the local communities.
Provide assistance at a hospital
Samraong, Cambodia GoEco Agency | GoEco
This project’s goal is to provide affordable medical treatment to Samraong's community members at one of its main hospitals.
Gibbon Primate Sanctuary
Mae Sot, Thailand GoEco Agency | GoEco
Live inside the sanctuary, disconnect from city life, and provide these rescued gibbons with the love and affection they deserve and need.
Desert Wildlife Conservation
Eilat, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Join this unique wildlife conservation program in the desert landscape of the Arava, and help to re-populate the nature reserve with the region's native species!
English Teaching & Community Outreach
Jambiani, Tanzania GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteers can contribute to working in the educational system and helping to strengthen and promote women's empowerment in the village.
Coral Reef Conservation
Eilat, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer for a unique coral reef conservation project in the Red Sea and help preserve one of the richest marine environments on Earth.
Ecological Farming and Natural Horsemanship
Requijada, Spain GoEco Agency | GoEco
In this program, we need active volunteers who are interested in nature and ecological farming. Our main focuses are traditional farming and natural horsemanship.
Scuba Dive for Research and Conservation
Cap Ternay Island, Seychelles GoEco Agency | GoEco
We need volunteers who want to contribute to our sea research and conservation program through underwater data collecting and transmitting them to the local government.
Tutor for Children in After-School Programs
Valencia, Spain GoEco Agency | GoEco
We need volunteers to provide help and support in an after-school program to children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Sea Turtle Conservation in Natural Park
Valencia, Spain GoEco Agency | GoEco
We need volunteers to provide conservation support for the after effects of intense exploitation in an area, which is now declared as a place of special protection.
Dolphin and Marine Research Assistant
Ischia Island, Italy GoEco Agency | GoEco
In this program volunteers get to learn about the biodiversity of the marine ecosystem. Volunteers will get the chance to contribute to the valuable research.
Wild Animal Sanctuary
Calga, Australia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer at a sanctuary that focuses on the care and rehabilitation of some of Australia's indigenous wildlife - including koalas, dingoes and kangaroos.
Giant Panda Center
Chengdu, China GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer to assist in a rewarding program caring for giant pandas in Chengdu. Help make an impact in saving this endangered species by working under top trainers.
Teaching and Social Work
San Jose, Costa Rica GoEco Agency | GoEco
Get involved with the local communities of San José in beautiful Costa Rica by joining a social work project helping children or the elderly.
Support Sea Turtle Conservation
San José, Costa Rica GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help sea turtles in their fight against human poachers and erosion of their nesting sites through research and conservation work on the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica
Australian Conservation Experience
Sydney, Australia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help restore the region's ecology back to its natural, native state, maintain walking paths, or participate in flora and fauna surveys.
Teaching and Community Outreach
Kandy, Sri Lanka GoEco Agency | GoEco
Come to Kandy, Sri Lanka to experience the culture and help local communities and child care facilities.
Working at a Desert Alpaca Farm
Negev, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer at this unique "B & B" in the peaceful Negev Desert which is sustaining itself through the use and production of alpaca wool.
Wildlife Research and Conservation
The island of Nosy Be, Madagascar GoEco Agency | GoEco
We need volunteers who help us to research the biodiversity on the island and detect the disturbance and resource usage by humans.
Temple Preservation
Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help to restore the Banteay Chhmar temples to boost the local economy.
Coastal Marine Conservation
Phang Nga, Thailand GoEco Agency | GoEco
Come to Phang Nga, Thailand and discover the stunning but delicate marine and coastal ecosystems that need protection from human encroachment.
Construction Assistant in Rural Beach Community
Koh Samui, Thailand GoEco Agency | GoEco
Assist by building the infrastructure of a small fishing village that is needed or by renovating existing structures so that it is more appealing.
Bottlenose Dolphin Conservation
Zambratija, Croatia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help to protect the dolphin population in the Adriatic Sea, which has declined by approximately 50 percent in the last five decades.
Rainforest Conservation Research
Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica GoEco Agency | GoEco
This placement aims to provide invaluable data research that will ensure the continued environmental and wildlife conservation efforts of the Costa Rican government.
Community and Social Work Internships
San Jose, Costa Rica GoEco Agency | GoEco
Gain practical experience in the field of social work by helping at-risk and impoverished youth and women.
Orangutan and Wildlife Rescue Center
Java, Indonesia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Many of Indonesia's injured and illegally traded wildlife find a safe haven at this rescue center. Help aid heir rehabilitation and spend time teaching basic English
Animal Rescue and Veterinary Assistance
Playa del Carmen, Mexico GoEco Agency | GoEco
Our team works on preventing the causes of animal suffering. We need volunteers to help in our daily activities like educating pet-owners and providing veterinary care.
Diving for Marine Conservation
Pez Maya, Mexico GoEco Agency | GoEco
This program aims to familiarize its volunteers with the biodiversity of this unique ecosystem. Volunteers will get the chance to contribute to the valuable research.
Diving and Marine Research
Nosy Be Island, Madagascar GoEco Agency | GoEco
We aim to provide the local communities & government with the information they need to design and implement plans for the future protection of the marine ecosystem.
Diving and Marine Conservation Expedition
Caqalai Island, Fiji GoEco Agency | GoEco
Discover Fiji's underwater wonderland and become a seasoned diver, all while completing invaluable research toward local conservation initiatives.
Coast and Marine Conservation
Denia, Spain GoEco Agency | GoEco
We aim to protect the coastline and marine ecosystems in Montgo Nature Park, while also educating volunteers on how to preserve and revitalize the fragile environment.
Chimpanzee Wildlife and Orphan Care
Chingola, Zambia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer on the largest chimpanzee sanctuary in the world! Play a vital role in the protection and conservation of this endangered species and experience Zambia.
Construction Assistant in a Secluded Community
Ubud, Indonesia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in Bali, one of Indonesia's most picturesque islands, and make a difference by helping with construction work in a rural village.
Community Aid and Teaching
Fengyan, China GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help in a rural community in China to make a difference where it is most needed.
Childcare, Education and Social Work Internships
San Jose, Costa Rica GoEco Agency | GoEco
Gain practical experience in the field of social work by helping at-risk and impoverished youth and working to improve educational institutions.
Assist in Sea Turtle Conservation
Mavrovouni, Greece GoEco Agency | GoEco
This project aims to protect and preserve the vulnerable baby sea turtles that hatch on the beaches of Greece.
Assist in Teaching English to Children
Palawan, Philippines GoEco Agency | GoEco
Join this program to make a difference while teaching English to children in an informal and creative way.
Community Health Care Education
Samraong, Cambodia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help to expand education of community health issues to the children in rural Cambodian schools.
Construction & Rebuilding Helper
Kavrepalanchowk, Nepal GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in Nepal to help restore and build homes in a region that was heavily affected by an earthquake to help people in need.
Working with Street Children
Dehli, India GoEco Agency | GoEco
Spend time volunteering with street children of New Delhi. Make an impact in the lives of these underprivileged children through teaching & fun recreational activities.
Kindergarten Care Supporter
Palawan, Philippines GoEco Agency | GoEco
As a kindergarten supporter you give local children (3 to 5) the chance to learn English in a fun and informal way through educational games and activities.
Dolphin and Marine Conservation Assistant
Zanzibar, Tanzania GoEco Agency | GoEco
Join this tropical island project in Zanzibar and get involved with marine conservation, community work, and education.
Sea Turtle Conservation for Young Helpers
Giannitsochori, Greece GoEco Agency | GoEco
Younger volunteers are welcome to join this program and make a difference in turtle conservation in Greece!
Wildlife Conservation and Sea Turtle Research
Seychelles, Seychelles GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in Seychelles and work with local and government initiatives to conserve the wildlife and environment.
Village Child Care
Vientiane, Laos GoEco Agency | GoEco
This project is aimed at helping provide care for children from poor families in Laos, whose parents must work during the day in order to make a living.
TEFL & Teaching
Koh Samui, Thailand GoEco Agency | GoEco
Work in Thailand with us and get a TEFL certification course and the chance to practice your English teaching skills at one of Thailand's government schools.
Teaching in Buddhist Monasteries
Kathmandu, Nepal GoEco Agency | GoEco
In this program you will teach English and other subjects to Buddhist monks of all ages at the monasteries. This is most suitable for those interested in Buddhism.
Teaching Companion for Nursery-School Children
Suva, Fiji GoEco Agency | GoEco
Come to the island of Viti Levu to inspire and motivate local children who are at the start of their school careers.
Teaching and Community Work
Goa, India GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in Goa, one of India's most treasured and beautiful regions. Work with impoverished communities by teaching and inspiring its members towards a better future.
Teaching and Community Supporter
Udaipur, India GoEco Agency | GoEco
This project is one of the best ways to see and experience the real India. Join us and make an impact in this magnificent region in India.
Teach English at a Monastery School
Mandalay, Myanmar GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help to provide education for and support to children from poor local families.
Supporting Campus Life
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam GoEco Agency | GoEco
This project aims to bring volunteers to some of the most underfunded communities in Ho Chi Minh City.
Social Integration Helper
Valencia, Spain GoEco Agency | GoEco
This program aims to promote the equal opportunities and local development in disadvantaged areas.
Sea Turtle Rehabilitation and Rescue Center
Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help rescue and rehabilitate sea turtles in Sri Lanka that are affected by the fishing industry.
Renovation and Construction Worker
Palawan, Philippines GoEco Agency | GoEco
In Palawan, there is a high demand for assistance in construction and renovation work of communal places and institutions.
Educational Outreach
Vientiane, Laos GoEco Agency | GoEco
This educational initiative serves the less privileged with the aim of improving the students’ English language skills and developing their interests and ambitions.
Medical Internship & Health Care
Dehli, India GoEco Agency | GoEco
You'll have the chance to shadow medical professionals, experience the medical practices of another culture and build your international professional network.
Medical and Health Care Supporter
Palampur, India GoEco Agency | GoEco
Intern at medical facilities around Palampur! This internship is designed for pre-medical, medical, and nursing students looking to shadow experienced professionals.
Manatee and Marine Conservation
Gales Point, Belize GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help and protect the West Indian manatee and other marine life like reef fish, sharks, rays, sea turtles and many more.
Maasai Mara Lion & Elephant Conservation
Nairobi, Kenya GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in an exciting conservation project in the heart of the Masai Mara.You get to work closely with the local community and surrounding wildlife.
Kindergarten Assistant in a Secluded Community
Ubud, Indonesia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in Bali, one of Indonesia's most picturesque islands, and make a difference by teaching in underdeveloped villages.
Jungle Trekking and Sea Turtle Conservation
Merapoh, Malaysia GoEco Agency | GoEco
Help with conservation efforts of two endangered animals species on land and in the water: Tigers and Sea Turtles.
Jaguar Research and Conservation
Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica GoEco Agency | GoEco
On this project you will assist in the protection of endangered jaguars, whilst living and working in Costa Rica’s rainforest.
English Teaching Experience
Cajamarca, Peru GoEco Agency | GoEco
This program aims to provide affordable and accessible English classes to local Peruvian children. Volunteers will be actively involved in the practicing of English.
English Teacher in Kindergarten
Kuching, Malaysia GoEco Agency | GoEco
This kindergarten assistance project provides local children (4 to 5) with the chance to learn English in a fun and informal way through educational games and activities.
English Language Teaching Assistant
Kuching, Malaysia GoEco Agency | GoEco
This teaching project is an incredible opportunity for anyone interested in education or working with children to offer their passion and knowledge.
Educational Outreach Assistant
Kathmandu, Nepal GoEco Agency | GoEco
Join this program to assist in teaching children in Kathmandu. Volunteers can make a valuable contribution to the lives of underprivileged schoolchildren in Nepal.
Ancient Agriculture Conservation
Har Etan, Israel GoEco Agency | GoEco
Volunteer in the beautiful Sataf region and be a part of the team that cares for this agriculturally unique and historically fascinating corner of Israel.

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Project Details

GoEco is a leading ecotourism company with more than 150 wildlife, humanitarian and environmental projects worldwide.

How it all began

The GoEco volunteer organization was established in 2005 by Jonathan Gilben and Jonathan Tal. They both hold University degrees in Environmental/Geography studies. Both have traveled extensively, participated in and created international ecological projects. 

Based on their extensive experience, Gilben and Tal introduced the concept of volunteer tourism in Israel and created volunteer projects locally for participating international volunteers. They successfully ran their first volunteer project at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Michmoret, on the Mediterranean Sea, during the summer of 2006. 

Israel Program

GoEco has established dozens of ecological and humanitarian programs in cooperation with organizations both in the Arab and Jewish sectors of Israel. The organization offers an informed and vetted selection of projects to GoEco participants. Their target audience is the ecologically concerned and adventurous traveler who wants to explore a region first-hand and to get to know the local people, customs and eco-system through a vetted and organized volunteer program. GoEco organizes the logistical aspects of each program in Israel, including accommodations, subsistence, security, volunteer working structure and leisure activities. GoEco ensures that each volunteer arrives prepared and ready to participate in a program that welcomes the volunteers' help and assistance.

International Program

GoEco arranges for hundreds of Israeli and international volunteers each year to participate in ecological and humanitarian programs initiated by its partner organizations around the world. Through careful preliminary on-line interviewing, GoEco connects each volunteer with the most suitable program. GoEco selects the best available programs around the world, updates the availability and timing of projects, validates the quality and reputation of the projects and assists the volunteer in preparing for the trip.

GoEco's Mission

  • Encourage ecological and volunteer tourism that promotes sustainable development. 
  • Enable travelers to experience different and more rewarding kinds of tourism.
  • Encourage travelers to volunteer for the benefit of others and thus to serve as a good-will ambassadors to other countries in the world.
  • Encourage travelers from all over the world to come to Israel for ecological and community-based programs, in both the Arab and Jewish sectors, and experience first-hand the unique cultural and natural diversity of this region.
  • Support environmental and humanitarian programs that promote understanding and good will between ethnic societies in Israel.
  • Conduct further research in the field of ecological tourism, such as the 'Ecological Footprint' as a tool for sustainable tourism development.
  • Establish an in-depth and up-to-date database of relevant projects worldwide.
  • Create a platform from which to explore the various organizations that support the environment and actively encourage volunteering.
Why should I choose to volunteer through GoEco?
  • GoEco prices are highly competitive and, are usually cheaper than trying to do it yourself.  In most cases, our prices include travel health insurance.  
  • We offer excellent customer service from start to finish.  We answer our phone calls and always return emails within 1 – 2 days or sooner.  GoEco also has a 24 hour emergency phone number for volunteers to use if they need support while traveling.  
  • GoEco has nine years of experience and has placed more than 5000 volunteers at projects.
  • The GoEco Placement Coordinators are knowledgeable about all of our projects and will of course help you choose the best project(s) if you are undecided.  
  • GoEco continually updates the website in an effort to ensure that all information is easily accessible and accurate.  We regularly add new projects that our volunteers will find interesting.  
  • Once you register, GoEco will make sure you have all the information you need before your trip and will check in with you during your trip. That means should a problem arise, GoEco is there for you and will help find a resolution.
  • GoEco representatives have been to each of the projects we represent in order to vet the projects.  We only work with projects that value our volunteers and offer an excellent volunteering experience.  

The main focus of the project is on
Foundation Year
2006
Contact Person
Saul Moray
Spoken Languages
English

Social Impact

GoEco has been encouraging ecological and volunteer tourism that promotes sustainable development since its inception in 2005. We offer ecological and humanitarian programs initiated by our partner organizations around the world. We connect volunteers who are passionate about wildlife, conservation, and global communities with the most suitable programs through careful screening. We select the best programs around the world, update the availability and timing of projects, validate the quality and reputation of projects, and help volunteers prepare for the trip. 

Years of experience, research, and practice are behind the development of our programs. GoEco aims to offer you the best combination of affordable volunteer experiences with ecological vacation opportunities. 

Responsible Tourism Policy

GoEco exists to promote ecological and humanitarian programs to as wide an audience as possible. Responsible tourism is one of the key goals of the company and is achieved in the following manner:

  • GoEco works with and promotes local programs to a wide audience.
  • The number of volunteers is strictly controlled with the programs to minimize any environmental impact.
  • GoEco prepares and manages the expectations of volunteers before they depart.  
  • GoEco makes regular visits to the programs and volunteers to make sure both aspects run smoothly. 
  • GoEco constantly evaluates volunteer programs based on in-depth volunteer and organizational feedback. 
  • We are members of and work with local environmental and humanitarian bodies to help develop and promote important issues.
  • GoEco promotes environmental and responsible tourism in Israel, a country only starting to become aware of such important issues.
  • All volunteers are asked to take public transport to minimize pollution.
  • GoEco continuously develops and promotes responsible tourism locally and internationally.

Pursued Sustainable Development Goals