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NGO Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

5 reviews5

¡Take care animals while enjoying the beach and mountain !

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
5 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with the locals
4 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Needs help immediately
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

cuidado en general de 11 gatos del centro de rescate, colaborando de dos a tres horas al día, la organización de espacios, alimentación, mejoramiento y mantenimiento, si no consumes sustancias nocivas y te encanta la playa esta es tu oportunidad . enseñando a niños de kinder asisitiendo al maestro permanente.

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Additional Fee Required

La contribución mínima es 180 usd por semana. Somos una organización en pro del desarrollo de la comunidad, cuidar a los animales y el medio ambiente , internet, guía turística, asistencia medica etc.


  • Beginner English or Beginner Spanish
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week

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5 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

5 Meeting international travelers

4 Meeting locals

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Creating true social impact

3 Developing social awareness

3 Practicing Spanish



These two ladies are probably the nicest people I met. They show you Vallarta and always up to something. And even though this organization was very young, they make sure you are happy and strong enough to work.

6 days ago

United States


My whole experience was absolutely incredible. Sue and Veronica were amazing hostess. They showed me around the city and recommended the best taco shops and unique beaches. My room was comfortable and clean. The breakfast and lunch was healthy and the surplus of pets were friendly. The volunteering work was memorable and exciting. I would recommend touching up on you Spanish a little before arriving and be ready for the time of your life :) you won’t be disappointed, but love every moment. THANKS AGAIN!

10 days ago

United States


I really feel like I got the luck of the draw with this host and opportunity.

From the moment I landed, they were there ready to pick me up, and they made sure I explored the city as much as possible while still volunteering.

They recommended a lot of different cool tours and had other great food recommendations.

The area was was also one of the most beautiful places I have been, a short drive to the beach and surrounded by mountains, the common area was also very nice

Volunteering was helping younger kids whether that'll be with arts and crafts or singing and dancing with them

21 days ago

Suilma Esmeralda replied

Thanks J.P for your wonderful presence!
You are an excellent human being, thanks for the funny moments sharing with you, we love you and we miss you so much, my mom too jeje.
remember... you are part of our family, this is your home, you can visit us whenever you want.
Te mandamos un abrazote y saludos a tu mami y un abrazo de nuestra parte tambien.



This was my first volunteering with Worldpackers and I couldn't have asked for a better experience. Su and Vero have been amazing hosts, making me feel like a part of the family since day one, welcoming me to their home and inviting me to every fun activity. At the school, I had a chance to support the classroom teacher and teach a class as well, helping students learn English through songs and games. The teachers and community are all so loving that it's hard to say bye when you leave. It was also super fun to meet other volunteers and tour the beautiful P. Vallarta! Hope to be back soon!

29 days ago

Suilma Esmeralda replied

Querida Cande, gracias por tu linda presencia en casa, eres una chica muy dedicada y con un corazon enorme, lleno de amor para dar.
Eres parte de nuestra familia y las puertas de nuestra casa siempre estarán abiertas cuando gustes visitarnos.
Eres una gran amiga, en verdad estamos muy agradecidas contigo por compartir momentos tan especiales con nosotras, gracias por todo tu amor, tu apoyo y dedicación que nos brindaste.
Eres brillante, eres como una luz en el camino para todo aquel que esta cerca de ti, pues tu brillo emana tan fuerte desde tu ser, que es inevitable no deslumbrarse con tu luz.
Te queremos!

United States


I had a great experience at pancha mamas house! Everyone was so nice and welcoming. I met different volunteers and we all became friends instantly. I really enjoyed my stay and had fun teaching the children at the school (:

about 1 month ago

Suilma Esmeralda replied

Querida Leilani!
Gracias por tu bella presencia en casa, dejaste huella en nuestro corazon, eres una chica magnifica y muy valiente.
Te admiramos mucho, eres tan segura y decidida en lo que quieres que en cada accion que realizabas, impactaba tu fuerza y valentia interior.
Gracias por tu enseñanza, aprendimos mucho de ti.
Eres parte de la familia y las puertas siempre estaran abiertas para cuando desees visitarnos.
Galleta y popeye te mandan un abrazote con mucho amor y tambien el porfirio jeje
Te queremos!

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