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Volunteer abroad and service learning programs in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru provide you with unique opportunities to live and work in Latin America, while giving back to the global community and immersing yourself in the local culture. Have you dreamed about traveling to a developing country, spending your time in a meaningful way, and immersing yourself in a new culture? Community service and volunteering abroad is a life-changing experience where you expand your horizons in a way that could never be achieved in a classroom.

Maximo Nivel is the local organization in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. We have been working directly with our community projects since 2003 and thanks to volunteers like you the real impact we have made over the last 2 decades continues year over year. We understand it is challenging to plan a trip abroad and to find real opportunities to make a difference. As a locally-based institute, we are part of the community and cultural fabric—so join us in Latin America and let us show you how to help and contribute as a global citizen.

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Give back, help out, explore the world, and learn to serve.

CHANGE LIVES THROUGH WORK & PLAY

WORKING WITH KIDS

COSTA RICA | GUATEMALA | PERU
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TEACH LIFE CHANGING SKILLS

TEACHING ENGLISH

COSTA RICA | GUATEMALA | PERU
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MAKE A DIFFERENCE & LEARN TO SERVE

MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE

COSTA RICA | GUATEMALA | PERU
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RESCUE, REHABILITATE, & EDUCATE

ANIMAL CARE

GUATEMALA | PERU
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SUSTAINABLE & ORGANIC FARMING

ECO-AGRICULTURE

COSTA RICA | GUATEMALA | PERU
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HANDS-ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

CONSTRUCTION

COSTA RICA | GUATEMALA | PERU
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PROTECT ENDANGERED OCEAN ECOSYSTEMS

SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION

COSTA RICA | GUATEMALA
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EXPERIENCE TRUE CULTURAL IMMERSION

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

GUATEMALA | PERU
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AMAZON REFORESTATION & CONSERVATION

JUNGLE CONSERVATION

PERU
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CONTRIBUTE TO PROTECTED NATURE RESERVES

BEACH CONSERVATION

COSTA RICA
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BRING HOLIDAY SPIRIT TO THE WORLD

HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

COSTA RICA | GUATEMALA | PERU
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EARN ACADEMIC CREDIT

FOR VOLUNTEER ABROAD & SERVICE LEARNING

Maximo Nivel is one of the few organizations in the world to offer academic credit for volunteer abroad and service learning programs. Our School of Record issues official transcripts and academic credit for your program. Get the credit you earn!

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We bring structure and organization to your volunteer program, and we match you with the best project according to your personal goals and the positive impact you want to have. Schedule a call with a program advisor today!

WHY VOLUNTEER WITH
MAXIMO NIVEL?

Maximo Nivel has been offering volunteer abroad programs since 2003. We are a locally-based organization in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. Our volunteer program fees are affordable and transparent.

  • New volunteer programs start every Monday year-round
  • Professional Field Managers
  • Volunteer programs available from 1-52 weeks
  • All-inclusive—shared accommodations, meals, and many extras
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Academic credit available
  • No registration or processing fees
  • All-inclusive program fees from $645

We Are the Local Organization

Maximo Nivel directly manages our own teaching English projects, medical campaigns, and construction sites. We also support community programs including schools, after school programs, hospitals, clinics, farming cooperatives, animal rescue centers, and many more. We invest a great deal of time and money to build our volunteer network, recruit volunteers, and manage logistics such as airport pick-up, accommodations, meals, embassy relations, and emergency plans. Our professional Field Managers continually monitor in-field conditions to ensure the organization, structure, and safety of your program.

The Maximo Nivel team is multi-lingual, educated, and very well-traveled. Our staff in each country is approximately 65% local people and 35% international people. Your volunteer abroad program is managed by our professional team including; Director of International Programs, Field Managers, Medical Specialist, Construction Foreman, and Client Service Manager. In each country, we have a team of 40-65 people to support you all the way. This means, we easily manage the cultural and language barriers that often create obstacles, and at the same time we are familiar with both the local culture and your home country.

Volunteer Destinations in Latin America

We’re the feet-on-the-street, live-here, work-here organization.

Volunteer in Costa Rica

Volunteer in
Costa Rica

Costa Rica offers a wide variety of ways to get involved in volunteer abroad projects, contribute to sustainable programs, and provide help to vulnerable populations. There is a lot to do in a country like Costa Rica and international volunteers are needed!

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Volunteer in Guatemala

Volunteer in
Guatemala

There are many ways to get involved in Guatemala, international volunteers work in various sectors of community service to help make a real difference! Volunteer projects focus on poverty, education, healthcare, sustainability, conservation, and much more.

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Volunteer in Peru

Volunteer in
Peru

Peru works hard at self-improvement, making it an ideal place for international volunteers to get involved, contribute to community programs, and provide help to vulnerable populations. There is never a shortage of things to get done in Peru!

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Ready to work, study, travel? Complete your application online and get ready for an extraordinary experience abroad.

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Not sure which program is right for you? Fill-in the short form and a Program Advisor answers all your questions.

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Let’s talk about it! Schedule your preferred time and date and a Program Advisor guides you through every step.

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