It takes a village to save the wildlife. Will you help us help the sloths go back home to the rainforest where they belong?
Adopt a Sloth
Adopt a Sloth today and see how your generous donation helps them to go back home having a second chance at life and keeps the wild sloths wild! Perfect birthday, anniversary, Xmas or just because gift…
- $60 or more donation, receive an e-certificate with your favorite sloth dedicated to you or a loved one
TSI Sloth Wish List on Amazon
By purchasing a much needed item for TSI’s sloth release and WiSH project, you will be contributing to the conservation of the sloth population of Manuel Antonio and the planet.
Not coming to Costa Rica? You can still participate by purchasing and mailing a much needed item! Click here to browse through our Amazon Sloth Wish List.
The Sloth Institute is building an Advisory Team that will:
- Act as a volunteer advocate who uses word of mouth and networking to promote TSI’s overall mission and events.
- Act as a referral source for funding, partnerships, sponsorships, equipment, staff/volunteers, etc.
- Contribute skills, information, or resources currently unavailable/limited to the President and Sloth Director.
- Be available to participate in brainstorming sessions as needed, and quarterly online meetings
Do you love animals, especially sloths? Do you love the idea of conservation work? Do you dream about working in a beautiful tropical country helping a growing, non-profit expand its operation and meet its vision of making this world a better place?
Are you a recent college graduate with a marketing background and marketing work experience who wants to give back and experience living in a beautiful tropical country? If so, we need you! Find out more information on VolunteerMatch.org
Long Term: Sloth Technician 1
The Sloth Institute Costa Rica (TSI) accepts up to 6-8 Sloth Technician I’s a year to support the Wildlife Director in daily fieldwork activities at the TSI field station, located in the heart of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. We are looking for active, passionate individuals to help us elevate both our sloth release and research programs. This position requires a minimum 6 month commitment.
The Sloth Technician absolutely must have the ability to work long days (12+ hours) with very little time off. In addition, because most of this work will occur at night, this person will need to be able to work when tired and basically become nocturnal.
This person must be extremely dedicated to sloth conservation and willing to forgo personal comfort for the benefit of the animals. You will to be hot, sweaty, eaten by mosquitos, sleepy, sore, and tired but you’ll still feel that there is no other place in the world that you would rather be than watching sloths in the jungle. The ideal person will eat, sleep, breathe and dream about sloths! For more information on post description and how to apply, click here.
Long Term: Wild Sloth and Education Technician 1
The Sloth Institute Costa Rica (TSI) is looking for an individual to support the Sloth Director and volunteer research team in primarily wild sloth studies, but also the educational activities at TSI’s base camp, located in the heart of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.
We are looking for an active, passionate individual to help us elevate both our research of wild sloths and education program. The Technician must have the ability to work long days (12+ hours) with very little time off. This person must be extremely dedicated to animal conservation, as well as education and community involvement. They must be willing to forgo personal comfort for the benefit of the animals. For more information on post description and how to apply, click here.
At the moment, we do not offer any short term volunteer positions or visits to TSI due to the nature of our work. If you are interested in a longterm internship, see our posting for openings on idealist.org. Kids Saving the Rainforest and Toucan Rescue Ranch are rescue/rehab centers that offer tours and short-term volunteer programs.
Corporate matching now available
Does your company offer corporate matching for workplace giving donations? Many US and Canadian companies including Google, Alaska Airlines, Nike and TransCanada have Workplace Giving programs as a way to give back.
Does your company use the Benevity portal for such contributions?
If so, you can now find us under Global Impact’s list of charities on the Benevity platform and your company will match your donation doubling your contribution!
Steps to follow for Corporate Matching:
- See if your company’s workplace giving platform is Benevity.
- If YES, then search list of companies and look for Global Impact
- Select The Sloth Institute of Costa Rica and donate!
Your funds will be matched according to your company’s program!
TSI is a 501c(3) organization sponsored by Global Impact Fed. ID #52-1273585