Costa Rica is well known for its natural beauty, wildlife, and relaxed lifestyle. As a volunteer, you will become part of a team working towards helping the country's most vulnerable areas and helping to create better and stronger communities.
Volunteers are placed in projects that match their preference and profile. Asides from working you will be immersed in the local culture, language and placed in a caring host family.
- Volunteer in Education, Healthcare, Child Care, Environmental Protection and Wildlife
- Seek thrills by zip-lining through the rainforest
- Enjoy Surfing and Scuba Diving on your off-day
- Explore unique wildlife in the many rainforests Costa Rica has to offer
- Take a tour of Museo de San Ramon
What to Expect
In this program you will be doing a variety of activities with the children including: laying with the kids, helping staff with day to day chores, helping prepare meals for the kids, teaching the kids, helping develop educational materials.
Construction projects have become more popular over the past decade and many volunteers choose to take part in them in Costa Rica. During our construction program you will be helping, along with other volunteers, build houses for Costa Ricans living in poor conditions. During this program you will be: Helping design work plans, helping build the foundations for houses, moving earth to flatten out terrains, painting, building Houses, moving construction materials, helping to build furniture for houses and fixtures.
English has become a basic tool to get into the working world today. Volunteers in the English teaching program will help underprivileged kids in Costa Rica have a chance at learning this language. During this project you will be: directly teaching English, helping other teachers implement English in to their class, creating games for children geared toward teaching English, strengthening a class curriculum such as math and science.
Airport welcome and private transport to your host family, 24 hour support and emergency assistance, project orientation and safety chat, walking tour of local community, Private accommodation (shared bathroom),
Breakfast and dinner, Letter of recommendation
Flights to and from country of destination
Transportation upon finishing program
Mandatory health/medical insurance . If you don’t have one you can purchase one here
Visa fees (if any)
Any additional travel and tours
Housing & Meals
We will provide you with accommodation with a host family
Gallo Pinto and Casado are typical dishes in the country but you will find that it differs by region. The basic diet includes beans, rice, meat, seafood, all kind of fresh vegetables and fruits, bread and tortillas which is what you will be mainly eating.
San Ramon, like most of Costa Rica, is largely relished for its agricultural abundance. Travelers will enjoy the mountains, forests, teeming wildlife, and litany of hiking trails.