Projects Abroad has been providing volunteer placements in the developing world since 1992. Our volunteers in Costa Rica directly impact local communities through service projects arranged and coordinated by in-country staff.
We offer a wide selection of volunteer opportunities, ranging from child Care and Teaching English or French to coaching Sports to Conservation & Environment. We also have Business, Physical Therapy and Journalism internships. Visit our site for more details.
New Gap Semester Programs!
Asia, Africa, and Beyond! Looking for an alternative to virtual learning? Our new Going Beyond gap semester programs are a safe, structured, yet flexible option to see the world while gaining valuable work experience and knowledge abroad. Half semester up to a full year - choose your own path and tasks. Next escape is November 8th!
Discover more & Apply! - Limited spaces available.
Live in Costa Rica’s dense tropical dry forest and work on the frontlines of conservation.
Live in central America and prepare children for school by teaching important early childhood development skills.
Improve the English language skills of primary school students and inspire local teachers with new teaching techniques.
Work at a disadvantaged school in Costa Rica to promote health and well-being through sports.
Explore the beauty and nature of Costa Rica on a Discovery Tour with us. You’ll get to see all kinds of weird and wonderful creatures during your trip. You can experience the spectacular forest in various ways; peer over treetop canopies, pause on a hanging bridge or whizz through the air on a zipline. You’ll discover mighty volcanoes and relax in refreshing waterfall pools, hot thermal springs and the Pacific Ocean.
We’re ready for the adventure of a lifetime in Central America. Are you?