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.
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.
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.
Do you have a passion for animals and wildlife? We offer exciting opportunities for you to get real world hands-on experience with conservation efforts in Asia, Africa and The Americas!
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!
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.
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!
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.
Earn your TEFL certificate while teaching English to deprived kids in countries. It’s a great way to explore a country & give something back.
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.
Make 2016 the year that you go beyond the norm. Do something extraordinary. Use your year out to stand out.