Our Team

Volunteer Projects Made By Volunteers - We are a dedicated team of conservationists, humans rights activists, and environmentalists

Wlady Ortiz

Founder of Ecuador Eco Volunteer

Wlady Ortiz is a certified National Guide who was born and bred in Ecuador but spent some of his formative years in high-school in Auckland, New Zealand. His passion for nature, the environment, and sharing his knowledge of his beautiful country with visitors from around the world led him to founder Ecuador Eco Adventure - which uses environmentally and socially responsible tourism to provide fair and competitive working opportunities to rural and indigenous communities.

Kayla Vandervort

National Manager and Volunteer Coordinator

Lover of conservation, indigenous rights, and sustainable living, Kayla has spent a lot of her own time throughout South America volunteering in communities in Patagonia, the Andes, the coast, and the Amazon. With much enthusiasm, she is very excited to work with assisting volunteers and communities with their projects here in Ecuador.