API students have several exciting semester, quarter, and summer programs in Costa Rica where they can study business, human rights, environmental development, and sustainability issues during the quarter, semester, summer, or year. Core courses are taught primarily in English, with the...Learn More
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Volunteer in Costa Rica with International Volunteer HQ today! IVHQ is the most affordable volunteer organization in the world, sending over 5500 volunteers abroad each year. IVHQ Costa Rica is located in San Jose, one of the youngest capital cities of Latin America, bustling with expressions of art and architecture. We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities available including Teachin...
Volunteers will work with the endangered Olive Ridley turtles along the gorgeous coastlines of Costa Rica. Both species' populations are in sharp decline due to over harvesting of eggs, beach development, fishing, pollution, and being killed for their meat and leather.
Volunteer from 1 week to 3 months in Costa Rica, in meaningful projects that will let you work side-by-side with local people and experience the Costa Rican culture like never before. As an international volunteer with Cross-Cultural Solutions, you're making a positive contribution, by sharing in the goals of a Costa Rican community that warmly welcomes you.
Immerse yourself in Spanish culture while volunteering in numerous projects throughout Costa Rica. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your language skills in an authentic environment, while contributing to local humanitarian and environmental initiatives. Work on the Sea turtle Conservation program, teach English to disadvantaged kids, or contribute to rural community development, as yo...
Costa Rica has something for almost every traveler, from surfing and scuba diving, to hiking and exploring the interior. Volunteers will stay with a local host family where they will be provided with a room and breakfast and dinner each day. By living with a family, volunteers will learn about the day to day rhythms of Costa Rican life first hand as well as sample traditional meals not usually...
Volunteer in Costa Rica with GVI and join fully supported volunteer programs in this amazing and diverse country. Our volunteer placements ensure your trip is meaningful, safe and full of unique experiences unavailable to the normal traveler.
With the largest concentration of animal species anywhere in the world, Costa Rica is an amazing place to volunteer. With Frontier, you can be involved in sea turtle conservation, jaguar tracking and primate surveying. You can also spend time teaching while learning Spanish and earning your TEFL qualifications, or take a few days to surf Costa Rica’s world class waves.
Costa Rica, which means "Rich Coast" in English, is located in Central America (to south of Nicaragua and to the north of Panama). When Gil Gonzalez Davila, a Spanish explorer, arrived in Central America, he named Costa Rica after the lush beaches on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts and the gold worn by the indigenous people. Costa Rica boasts of cool scenic mountainous locations and volcano to...
Projects Abroad offers international volunteer opportunities in Teaching, Care, Sports, Journalism and Learning Spanish. These projects are based in or near the town of Liberia, in northwestern Costa Rica.
ISV offers a unique combination of volunteer projects and action-packed adventure travel in a fun, safe, educational and well-organized environment. ISV participants make a significant difference in the world by annually contributing over 250,000 hours of volunteer work abroad in the fields of conservation and community development.
Maximo Nivel’s volunteer and internship projects in Peru, Costa Rica, and Guatemala provide unique opportunities to live and work internationally while experiencing the countries’ rich cultural diversity and building your proficiency in the Spanish language.
Cultural Embrace by API partners with local humanitarian organizations to share more knowledge about the people and culture in Latin America. Our goals are to assist the at-need and at-risk communities and to improve their standards of living. By contributing your time, energy and passion to others, you will gain a memorable and meaningful experience while traveling abroad. Volunteer Opportu...
Come to know Costa Rica for yourself by taking part in one of many of AMPED Abroad’s community based projects in and near the town of Atenas, located an hour from San Jose in the heart of Costa Rica’s fertile Central Valley region, where the people are as balmy as the weather for which the area is known.
Through our partner in Costa Rica, Love Volunteers is seeking volunteers to help local communities. Opportunities are available precisely where the local population’s needs are greatest, your efforts directly impacting on the lives of people affected by poverty. The options include teaching, working with disadvantaged children, as well as medical, environmental and construction work.
Costa Rica is a small and picturesque country located in Central America. Costa Rica attracts more than a million tourists every year with its beautiful beaches, wildlife, forests and mainly for Eco tourism. Volunteering Solutions provides Volunteer Programs in the areas of Childcare, Teaching English and Healthcare. Our Programs are located in San Jose.
Described as a green paradise, Costa Rica is well-known for its amazing natural beauty and biodiversity, from sunny shores to idyllic vistas and verdant rainforests filled with quetzals, howler monkeys and all manner of flora and fauna. Through eco-tourism, Costa Rica is prospering while still protecting the countrys vast natural resources and ensuring its economic future. Costa Rica, which ...
Experience Costa Rica while tutoring tourist police up to 15 hours/week. Be a part of the health care system in Costa Rica while spending time with children at the hospital or on riding an ambulance. Help teachers at a school, help the environment at a national park.
San José, the capital city of Costa Rica, is set in the lush Central Valley of the Costa Rican highlands. As the cultural, economic and political center of Costa Rica, San José is where the majority of Costa Ricans live, work, study and play. Students studying in San José will be able to experience a vibrant and busy Latin American metropolis while also having the rest of Costa Rica's pristine ...
Heredia is a city that is emblematic of the Costa Rican lifestyle. It is located only a short distance away from San José, the capital city of Costa Rica, and offers many big-city amenities, but life in Heredia is decidedly relaxed, calm and enjoyable. The city showcases pleasant plazas, lush green spaces and parks, and friendly people enjoying their days.
If you're looking for a unique travel experience abroad, look no further! A Broader View's programs are the perfect way to meet new people, immerse yourself in new cultures and make a difference abroad.
Use your love of performing arts to make a difference in the lives of Costa Rican youth through this amazing volunteering opportunity. Learn about Costa Rican culture and contribute your knowledge of music, dance, or theater to a local community. You’ll give young people the chance to express themselves through performance as well as helping them build skills.
USA, Canada, Europe, Costa Rica, Peru, China, Africa, and Ecuador/Galapagos - Choosing a meaningful summer experience starts with our 29 years of experience. 360° Student Travel provides teens the opportunity to partake in a wide variety of Community Service, Language, Pre-College Enrichment and Adventure programs around the world.
Greenheart Travel has 106 programs in 22 different locations. Programs are offered in France, Germany, Italy (Florence), England (London), Ecuador, Netherlands, Argentina, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Spain, Australia (Sydney), Costa Rica, Ghana, Benin, India, Cambodia, Kenya, South Africa, Thailand, and Chile.
Help save leatherback sea turtles from extinction at one of the most important remaining nesting beaches in the world, OR Explore the fascinating world of caterpillars to see how they protect themselves and respond to changes in their habitats. Volunteer in Costa Rica with Earthwatch.
CRvolunteer is a 100% Costa Rican organization committed to the conservation of the natural biodiversity in Costa Rica, that is affected by deforestation, extinction of species and the change of climate, through voluntary programs and scientific excursions in National Parks, Conservation Areas, Ecological Reserves and Research Centers.
What combination of skills and personality makes for a highly effective international volunteer? Surprisingly, the personal characteristics of exceptional volunteers, in any discipline, are remarkably consistent: people who are patient, flexible, adaptable, innovative and open to new experiences and ideas are typically the most successful and satisfied volunteers.
VFP offers over 3000 affordable voluntary service projects in 100+ countries, including many in Costa Rica throughout the year. These international voluntary service projects are an opportunity to participate in meaningful community service while living and interacting in an intercultural environment. Volunteer projects vary greatly since they arise wherever there is a need in a given community...
Surf the thrilling beach break at Marino Ballena National Park near the charming coastal village of Uvita. Enjoy this pristine stretch of the Pacific, home to whales, dolphins, sea turtles and a variety of exotic marine life and lend a hand on a local community service project, make new friends, and immerse yourself in Costa Rican Culture.
Costa Rica Frika offers full immersion volunteer experiences. All of our volunteer experiences provide for constant interaction with locals by collaborating on projects and participating in activities that facilitate immersion into the local culture. If your motives are GAP year, short term travel, international curiosity, or just an excuse to get out and experience a new culture, then Cos...
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