Volunteer with Quetzaltrekkers Leon

Quetzaltrekkers Leon

NGO that offers adventurous hikes to volcanoes to support at-risk kids in Leon, Nicaragua.

Volunteering Activities

What We Need

As a volunteer at Quetzaltrekkers, you will be expected to:

Hike three to four days per week.
Take care of the preparation and cleanup of each hike.
Participate in occasional projects days during which we work directly with the kids that our profits supports.
Enjoy interacting with tourists and sharing the beauty of Nicaragua with them.
Work a couple of office shifts per week (selling hikes and signing people up).
Help with promotions and special events

Applicant minimum requirements:
Enthusiastic, can-do attitude.
Speak advanced English.
Speak basic Spanish or be willing to learn.
Be in good physical condition.
Have hiking/backpacking experience.
Have a valid First Aid certificate or be willing to acquire one.
Commit to a minimum of three months.


To apply, please submit email leon@quetzaltrekkers.org a CV and an application form, which can be downloaded from our website, http://leon.quetzaltrekkers.org/volunteers.html

When & Who

Acccepting Applications on a rolling basis. We are always looking for Volunteers. Immediate start dates available.
Yes, we require a minimum of 1 month
Three Months (with 10 days of vacation)

Our Fees

No costs to volunteer, but we ask volunteers to contribute $85/month if they'd like to live here in our house.

Contact Person

Mitchell Lincoln
Donde fue El Mercantil 1/2 cuadra abajo, Leon, Nicaragua.

Other Ways to Help

Camping Gear ( varies based on time)


What are you waiting for?

We at Quetzaltrekkers Leon would love to hear from you!