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Bienvenido a la vida pura de COSTA RICA!

Volunteering Projects in Costa Rica in Conservation, Care for Children and Teaching

Costa Rica is a Central American country with two coastlines (Caribbean and Pacific), rainforests, beaches, volcanoes and lots of wildlife. A great country to travel around and explore!

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We are featuring Costa Rica as our “GO-TO” destination to volunteer. And to make it even more exciting, you'll get a FREE surfing lesson if your placement is located in Jaco Beach
or a FREE tour of a coffee plantation if your project is located anywhere else in Costa Rica!

These offers are valid on any placements due to start during October, November or December 2016.

Terms and Conditions apply

Conservation, Care and Release of Macaws
Work with a project that is a Costa Rican licensed zoological park and non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the two native macaw species of Costa Rica. You'll be able to assist in various aspects of work that contributes to the Conservation of these wonderful exotic birds.

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Care for Children in Kindergartens and Care Centres in Heredia
Teach and entertain young children who come from disadvantage backgrounds in kindergartens and care centres. You'll care for children ranging from 2 to 5 years. The activities are mainly based on basic English lessons and playing educational games.
Apart from general caring, you can also be involved in teaching them the alphabet, colours, names of animals, etc., by using flashcards, organising games, singing and narrating nursery rhymes – bringing huge smiles to the children’s faces!

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Teach English and Other Subjects to Children in Schools
Teach in a choice of schools around the Heredia and Alajuela province close to the capital of San Jose or at a beach town along the Pacific Coast.
You can help with English, Drama, Sport, Maths or Music, particularly if you have an interest in one of these areas. You'll act as an assistant to the regular English teacher.

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Spanish Language Courses in Heredia or Jaco Beach
Study Spanish in Heredia or Jaco Beach in the stunning land of crater lakes, roaring waterfalls, majestic volcanoes, rainforests and untouched beaches! Our Spanish Courses cater for all levels from Beginners to Advanced. You'll take classes with other students at the same level as you so you'll make friends whilst improving your language skills.

Courses are held Mondays to Fridays and consist of 20 hours of classes per week, 4 hours a day, for an intensive exposure to the Spanish language! Your lesson schedule will allow plenty of time for sightseeing and absorbing the culture of Costa Rica!

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Your Bucket list for Costa Rica:

  • Zip line over the Cloud Forest
  • See the Stone Spheres
  • Hike to Arenal Volcano or Poas Volcano on a clear day
  • Eat a Copo or a Churchill. (A delicious Costa Rican desert)
  • Walk through the streets of San Jose
  • Book a Coffee Tour
  • Visit the National Theatre and Gold Museum in San Jose
  • Explore as many National Parks as possible
  • Travel to Cocos Island, a World heritage Site
  • Celebrate the Pura Vida Life