Get AMPED Abroad: Volunteer or Internship in Costa Rica
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Get AMPED Abroad: Volunteer or Internship in Costa Rica


  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work


  • Aids
  • Animal Welfare
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Counseling
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Festivals
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Marine Conservation
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Reforestation
  • Senior Citizens
  • Small Business Development
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Tree Planting
  • Women
  • Youth

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

Year Round

Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families and Couples.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

The program fee includes: project set-up, written placement information, oversight, airport pick-up and/or drop-off, orientation, three meals per day, and host family accommodations (exceptions apply for some conservation projects, which may be more of a bungalow style dwelling.)

There is also a 250 dollars non-refundable application fee.

Note: Emergency evacuation services are limited to administrative/logistical support from AMPED Abroad and its in-country partners.

Accommodation Options

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Salary & Compensation


Experience Required



- Volunteers (for most projects) must be at least 18 years of age.
- Interns must be at least 18 years of age and have completed at least 60 hours of college course credit.
- Participants must provide proof of travel insurance prior to departure in conformance with AMPED Abroad's minimum coverage requirements.
- A 250 dollars non-refundable application fee is required.

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript