Ecotourism Volunteer Work
Environmental Volunteers are often based in areas with unique and fragile ecosystems.
While it is important for a nation's economy to have a strong tourism industry, it is important for tourists to learn how their interactions with the environment can have the least possible impact. An ecotourism volunteer may be involved in varies ways of stressing these points. An ecotourism volunteer may be asked to give education seminars, conduct work shops, work as a tour guide or help in communities to develop a program to educate tourist regarding ecotourism.
Ecotourism advocates for the enjoyment and educational experience provided by exposure to wildlife, while raising awareness about how tourists can avoid detrimentally affecting the environment. An ecotourism volunteer who decides to partake in this field has a variety of opportunities available to them.
Ecotourism Volunteer Costa RicaTourism in Costa Rica, is the country's largest foreign exchange earner thus making it an important place for ecotourism volunteering.