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.
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...
Serious conservation project to rehabilitate sea turtles. Hands-on experience in conservation efforts, including options for research, environmental education and volunteer management
This unique expedition to Costa Rica & Nicaragua offers the opportunity to contribute to worthwhile sustainable development in two very different Central American countries.
Volunteers on our sports placement in Costa Rica will help to inspire and develop the skills of enthusiastic youngsters.
Do you love working outdoors? We offer exciting opportunities for you to get real world hands-on experience with Construction and Outdoor placements across three continents!
Our Business and Micro-Finance placements are designed to give volunteers hands-on experience working as part of an overseas company.
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.
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.
We offer a wide range of Spanish language courses in Spain and Latin America. Our courses are taught at our partner language schools and offer very flexible start dates and durations.
Join this incredible expedition and work in Costa Rica’s National Parks, helping to preserve natural resources and habitats and protect important species of plants and animals.