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Conservation in Costa Rica: From Only USD460 for 2 Weeks!

Program Duration

9-12 Week, 5-8 Week, 2-4 Week, Alternative Spring Break, Summer, 1-2 Week


The project starts every first and third Monday of the month and runs year-round, except the last week of December and first week of January.


*Spanish is not required, although at least a basic level is helpful.
*Must be 21 years old or older.
*The flexibility to participate in many different tasks depending on the ever-changing needs of the organization.
*The creativity and initiative to work in an environment with limited resources.
*Education and/or professional experience in a relevant field like marketing, communications, or environmental education.


  • English

Cost in US$:

Program fees from only USD300 (1 wk) to USD3,690 (24 wks)!

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Food
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

UBELONG is a social organization. Our fees are the most affordable in the world if you want to make a real impact, join an incredibly tight-knit community of international volunteers and have the finest team of professionals supporting you throughout your experience. Some of what the UBELONG fees include:

**World-class 24/7 support from our in-country and Washington, DC based teams.
**Clean, comfortable and safe housing.
**Delicious meals every day.
**Access to humanitarian projects where you will be mentored and empowered to make a real impact.
**Conveniences like airport pickup and access to discounted flights and insurance.
**Friendship with the many other volunteers who you will be living and serving with.
**Telling the world you joined a program with UBELONG, a name known by universities and employers across the world as the gold standard of international volunteering.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Marketing
  • Organic Farming
  • Renewable Energy
  • Water Projects

Typical Volunteer

UBELONG Volunteers have the well-deserved reputation of being some of the finest international volunteers in the world. From students at top universities to professionals at prestigious organizations to backpackers and retirees traveling for months, UBELONG Volunteers come from all backgrounds, ethnicities and nationalities. Join the finest volunteers in the world today!

Age Range

18 & up

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-100 people

Scholarships are Available

UBELONG Campus Leaders recruit a team of eight or more of their classmates and, with their UBELONG Mentor's continual support, organize a trip to volunteer on a UBELONG project. As a reward for their leadership, UBELONG Campus Leaders do not pay the UBELONG reservation fee.

UBELONG Campus Leaders come from schools throughout the world, including Cornell, Rice, Yale, Indiana University and La Sorbonne.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-7 days

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network
  • Alumni Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad