Volunteering » Costa Rica
If you want to live on a tropical paradise and help people and animals in need then look no further than spending your gap year volunteering in Costa Rica. Approximately 1 in every 4 Costa Ricans do not have enough income to fulfil their basic needs resulting in a huge percentage of the population living below the poverty line. Volunteering in Costa Rica directly affects these people and helps give them hope for the future.
There are so many different options to choose from when you are volunteering in Costa Rica. There’s a huge demand for English teachers to facilitate a new generation of international business men and women. Orphanages are always on the lookout for new volunteers to help with their rising occupiers and there are many construction projects that focus on rebuilding tired and run-down homes, schools, community centres and hospitals. Volunteering in Costa Rica could also see you contribute to a turtle conservation project or assist in the sustainable production of coffee to boost local economies.
Soak up the South American sun and Volunteer in Costa Rica on your gap year to take part in worthwhile projects directly influencing the lives of millions.
Set against the stunning backdrop of mountains and volcanoes you will be amazed at the beauty of your location in La Fortuna as you help children improve their English language skills.
An internship abroad is a great way to experience a new culture, expand your horizons, improve your job prospects and to do something you love in an exotic new country.
Volunteering abroad is something many people do on their gap year and with this programme you can do make yourself stand out by doing this and also learning a language.
This unique expedition to Costa Rica & Nicaragua offers the opportunity to contribute to worthwhile sustainable development in two very different Central American countries.
Remember 2015? It was THE YEAR that you did something extraordinary.
Carry out groundbreaking survey work in Costa Rica’s remote habitats and help combat the effects of Global Warming as you track and conserve some of the country’s most mysterious creatures.
Live beach-side in Costa Rica while working with a local biologist to assist with sea turtle studies, conservation, protection work and help with sustainable egg protection programs.
Patrol for sea turtles laying their eggs, chill out on the beach and watch the waves lap at the coast, search for the elusive quetzal bird, take the opportunity to go whitewater rafting
Want to do something worthwhile? Work alongside communities and project partners, experience cultural exchange and deliver worthwhile sustainable development projects in Costa Rica.
Explore Costa Rica’s most incredible sights and get experience of local life! See everything from the Arenal Volcano to the idyllic Bocas del Toro islands and get ready for a true adventure!
Earn your TEFL certificate while teaching English to deprived kids in countries. It’s a great way to explore a country & give something back.
Work at a centre dedicated to the care and conservation of some of Costa Rica’s most threatened species including sloths, monkeys and loads more.
With trips from as little as a week, we offer the chance to take part in a conservation project, spot orangutans & gorillas in the wild or contribute to a community project in Africa or Asia
Whether you’re an experienced builder or you just want to pitch in, work closely with Costa Rican families as you help them to build a home that will give them more shelter and really improve their...
Volunteer on one of our conservation & environment placements and help to conserve some of the world’s most beautiful and fragile ecosystems.
You will never have a better opportunity to learn a new language, or to experience the world of work than during a gap year and make yourself even more employable!
This is your chance to learn a new skill, teach English as a foreign language and make a whole load of new memories. All in the beautiful setting of Costa Rica.
Help to build new homes for people living in some of the poorest communities of Costa Rica. As well as giving them a better standard of life, you will gain a unique insight into local culture.
Volunteer in care homes and centres that have been set up in Costa Rica to help look after children who have been abandoned, neglected, abused or orphaned.
If you’re looking for something different, you’ve just found it. This spring, do something extraordinary; use your time out to create positive, sustainable change internationally.