Coastal Habitat Restoration, Cuba

Role Overview

The Coastal Habitat Restoration Volunteer will support a recently started local habitat restoration initiative that focuses on beaches important for nesting sea turtles. Volunteers will remove invasive plant species, plant native species, analyze coastal plant community, and remove trash from the beaches near Cocodrilo. The duties of this position supplement the Sea Turtle Monitor Position


6 hours every day: 7am-1pm


  • Intermediate level of Spanish

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

  • Physically able to work outdoors with potentially high sun, element, and temperature exposure

  • Physical ability to walk long distances on the beach

  • Ability to independently collect and register data


We encourage all volunteers to stay as long as possible to maximize local and personal benefit. Minimum stay is 1 week. We encourage longer commitments by discounting each additional week stayed. Maximum stay is 1 month. 


Accommodation is provided at Villa Arrecife, our volunteer house and dive center. The house has two bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, and back patio and is located only a short walk away from the ocean and town center. You will share the house only with other volunteers. A private chef comes daily to the house to cook all meals.

Please contact to learn more!