Volunteers & Interns

Work with us!

We have at your disposal an exclusive program to collaborate in the field, get to know how we work and be part of of team for a set period.

Our program has four placements for you to be part of, they are very different from each other, but they are all very interesting. We invite you to get to know them well, as in your application you must indicate in which placement you want to sign up for, and afterwards, according to your CV, we will qualify if you fit that placement or an alternative one. 

Job Profiles


The work consists of living at the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve and having responsibility for taking care of the locations where we have a population of a native deer from Chile that is in danger of extinction; scientifically named Hippocamelus bisulcus, common name: Huemul. This work is in the mountains with our rangers in the wild. Don’t worry; you’ll have rest days down in Neltume in our headquarters.


There is a fee of US $240 per month for your food and accommodation.

Minimum stay: Two months


This placement consists of, for the most part in working in our coffee shops. But not like any other coffee shop you have visited: these cafes are where all the handicrafts made by the local people are received. They are also a place where educative and scientific material is sold and additionally the menu is focused on local traditions. On the other hand, we have the beautiful treks discovering flora, fauna and the community tourism done inside the Biological Reserve and also around important places near Neltume.


Must speak English as second language.

Minimum stay: One month


This placement is focused in our organic garden. The main goal is to produce local seeds, medicinal herbs and flowers. We have two placements inside the garden:

  1. Hands-on work such as moving soil, planting native plants, fixing structures.

R e s t r i c t i o n s : Good fitness

Minimum stay: One week

2. With the community and in the garden giving technical support to the Garden Director in the creation of new projects, teaching new techniques and improving the current system.

R e s t r i c t i o n s : Previous experience

Minimum stay: Two months


This placement consists, on one hand being in charge of the creation of new projects in different lines focused on improving the the management of the organization, community services and innovation. On the other hand, this placement consists of looking for national and international funding.


Must have post high school studies


Minimum stay: Two months

Also, we have a option where you can combine the placements and make a mix of volunteering opportunities. The methodology is organized and distributed according to agreements between the volunteer and the Foundation and is established at the moment of confirming participation.

To find out all the details of the program and the application stages, download the manual and fill in the application form, or send us an email to