Ecovolunteer - Rainforest's Sumatra Restoration

The Exchange

Batangtoru Forest Ecosystem at North Sumatra, Indonesia. There are many activities you can do, such as: tree planting, forest patrol, tree sapling nursery, survival monitoring of planted tree, teaching basic english skill for local staffs & community. In the weekend, of you have some money and wanna spend it, try to visit "Toba Lake" and " Poncan Marine Resort"


16 hours of help per week

Teaching Languages: Give language lessons to guests or local community.

What you get

3 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Tent: A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Pick Up: No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Holistic Therapies: Join activities related to self-knowledge and meditation.


Intermediate English or Beginner Indonesian

Between 20 and 40 years old

Be from outside Indonesia

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI) is local NGO and have rainforest & wildlife conservation programs including help local farmers who lives around the forests. This conservation programs is on going for Batangtoru Forest Ecosystem Zone, and administratively at North Tapanuli regency & South Tapanuli regency in North Sumatra Province.

Activities & Shift

1. Together with staffs for tree sapling production in tree nursery centre
2. Together with staffs for supervise the daily workers on tree planting activities
3. Together with staffs for installment of camera traps
4. Together with staff for cooking in the field ( lunch and coffee & tea time)

5. Teaching English for local staffs and local community ( 5 hours per week)