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What you offer

Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Social Work

Help the local community.


Help with a wide range of repairs.


Help to grow and cultivate plants.

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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

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

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Surf lessons

Hang loose, mate! Join our surf classes.

Language lessons

Learn or improve your language skills.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Worldpackers Insurance

Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.

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The Experience

Adventurous and motivated volunteers are needed for help with ecological projects. Work with regional communities and help restore local ecosystems. Learn how to grow, plant, and care for trees; use a machete; speak Spanish; build with bamboo; and more! Housing is provided in a beautiful, beach-front house with private yard. Stay with the Project Director's family in a safe, communal-living environment.

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  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks

About Planet Drum Ecuador

  • Hosted by Planet

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  • Response Rate: 30%
  • Response Time: 2 days

About the host

This is a low-cost independent volunteer opportunity with an ecological non-profit organization, which has been operating in Ecuador since 1999. Experience a new culture... Learn Spanish and... Plant native trees for ecological restoration... Experience life in Ecuador as a local (not a tourist) and assist with long-term ecological projects related to community-based forest restoration and bioregional education.

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Want to live this experience?

Travel exchanging your skills for accommodation in hostels, NGOs, ecological projects and so much more.