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.
Combine exciting adventure travel with a project and experience the best of Central America on an unforgettable adventure trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
Remember 2015? It was THE YEAR that you did something extraordinary.
All over the world there are huge numbers of children and adults in need of care and attention and you can help make an invaluable difference to these people’s lives on our projects.
Teach English Abroad and Get Paid in Thailand, Vietnam, China, Costa Rica, Peru, Guatemala - over 100 positions available! Full Training and TEFL Qualification Provided.
This project works to better understand the dynamics of the local populations of hawksbill and green sea turtles, their genetic origin and in-water habitat use and threats.
Do you have a passion for education? We offer exciting opportunities for you to get real world hands-on experience with Teaching and Education placements across four continents!
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!
An unforgettable adventure through Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, amongst Mayan ruins and the azure waters off the coast, with a teaching or conservation project.
Help to build new homes for people living in some of the poorest communities in Costa Rica. You’ll gain a unique insight into the local culture and discover the ’pura vida’ way of...
Costa Rica covers just 0.03% of the world’s landmass, but is home to 500,000 species. That’s the highest biodiversity of anywhere on Earth! Here’s your chance to help protect it!
The Pacuare nesting beach project works together with the local community to protect and study endangered populations of nesting sea turtles, especially the leatherback sea turtle.
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.
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.
Volunteers on our sports placement in Costa Rica will help to inspire and develop the skills of enthusiastic youngsters.
In Costa Rica a number of homes and care centres have been set up to care for the children who have been abandoned, neglected, abused or orphaned.
Volunteering at a sea turtle conservation project in Playa Matapalo with tours of a sugar cane & coffee plantation at Monteverde and a Cloud Forest Reserve guided tour in Santa Elena.
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.
We have organised conservation projects since 1989. With projects in Madagascar, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Fiji & around the world, we can offer fun, adventure & the chance to make a difference
If you are looking for a beach break then this project on the beautiful Pacific coast is for you. You will learn to surf and help to conserve the local turtle population.
Volunteer on one of our conservation & environment placements and help to conserve some of the world’s most beautiful and fragile ecosystems.