Teach English in Costa Rica! 4 Month Government Funded Program. Start Dates Throughout 2019!

Costa Rica
Classroom Audience
High School
University Students
Contract Length
3-6 Months

Job Description

We are looking for experienced and dedicated volunteer English teachers to assist with the Costa Rican Government’s “English Training for Employability” initiative.

We are excited to be working with this program, which will provide intensive English education and life skills training to local Costa Rican communities. The goal of the program is to empower and improve the employability of at risk young adults to gain employment at local businesses where a basic to intermediate level of English is required.

We are now accepting applications for 2019 Intakes!


- 4-month volunteer English teaching placement
- All housing and meals included with a local Costa Rican host family
- Placements throughout Costa Rica
- Extensive 4-day group orientation upon arrival in San Jose
- $500 program completion deposit refund

Upfront Cost: $750

$250 for insurance coverage for the duration of your program. (required for the program)
$500 commitment deposit; this will be fully refunded when you complete your contract.

We will be looking for experienced and dedicated volunteers who have the passion for positively impacting the lives of at-risk young adults in Costa Rica. This is a new and important government initiative, so we will need volunteers who are hard working and committed to the program’s success to ensure that the program can continue and expand in order to impact the lives of more Costa Rican youths.

Upcoming Program Start Dates:

February 24 – June 22, 2019
March 24 – July 20, 2019
May 26 – September 21, 2019
June 23 – October 19, 2019
July 28 – November 23, 2019
September 22 – January 18, 2019


Request more information and an email from Greenheart Travel staff here: https://greenhearttravel.org/campaign/teach-inquiry22 or call 1-888-ABROAD-1


- Volunteer teaching placement in Costa Rica
- 4 Months of International Health Insurance
- Private Room Accommodation with a local host family
- 3 Meals per day
- Airport pickup and transfer to orientation host family
- Transportation to teaching site
- Group orientation upon arrival, including host family accommodations
- Greenheart Atlas Program, an interactive guide to your cross-cultural experience
- Greenheart Travel T-shirt & Greenheart Stickers
- Costa Rica Culture Smart! Customs & Cultural Guide Book