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Volunteer in Mexico with GVI and give back to the under-developed communities and endemic local wildlife, while exploring the only country in the world whose cuisine has been given UNESCO World Heritage status!

Whether you are partaking in an internship, on an alternative springbreak program abroad, on your career break, gap year or summer holiday, you can be assured that your time on project will be worthwhile and make a long-term, sustainable difference to the lives and futures of community members.

Volunteer opportunities in Mexico

We have a range of volunteer programs in Latin America, including Costa Rica and Mexico. Choose from a range of exciting volunteering opportunities in Mexico such as:

  • Assisting local veterinarians on a variety of animal care projects
  • Contributing towards the conservation of endangered sea turtles
  • Earning your PADI Divemaster while contributing to valuable marine conservation initiatives or,
  • Spending time further inland on critical childcare and teaching projects.

Check out our exciting and insightful blog article about 7 Ways To Be A More Responsible Diver!


When you volunteer in Mexico be sure to make the most of the white sands, palm trees and deep blue waters of the Caribbean coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Volunteer in Pez Maya and help us perform crucial research on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest barrier reef in the world, its local fish species, as well as seasonal turtle nesting surveys.

If your are more interested in community development, join us in Playa del Carmen to provide educational enhancement and make a lasting impact in the lives of disadvantaged children and vulnerable adults.



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