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Costa Rica Spring Break Volunteering Week

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, Alternative Spring Break

Dates

Please visit website for details.

Qualifications

Experience and passion for working in the community and interacting with the people are needed. Participants must also possess enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about the environment and the place's culture.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost Includes:

  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

* Accommodation: Single or shared room in a family homestay, depending on availability
* Food: 3 Meals per day
* Laundry
* Airport pick up and drop off from San Jose International Airport
* Training: Pre-departure preparation pack, on-site orientation and project induction provided
* Support: On-site coordinator providing 24 hour support
* 1 day tour of Arenal Volcano and Boldi Hot Springs (transport, lunch and dinner included)
* Spanish lessons (for those who select the volunteer / language option)

Experience Required

yes

    This project is open to all and enthusiasm and a willingness to join in are a must. Spanish is required for this placement. Those with intermediate / advance Spanish can spend 100% of Tuesday - Thursday volunteering. Those with little Spanish will split their time; mornings will be spent volunteering and afternoons learning Spanish.

Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development

Typical Volunteer

A Kaya volunteer shows enthusiasm, spirit and life to stimulate and bring something new to the residents; love, patience and a listening ear for the people; and a good motivator with a positive and optimistic attitude.

Age Range

18+

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application