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Volunteer in Costa Rica. An Amazing Adventure Abroad!

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks



Travel Types

  • Student Tours
  • Tours


If you have a lot of energy, a reverence for the natural world, an open mind and are willing to serve as part of a team, you will make a positive contribution to this exciting volunteer program. You should be in good physical health and enjoy working outdoors.


  • English

Cost in US$:

2,395 - 2,595/ 1-2 wks - discounts available

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

These costs support the community's on-going community development programs and environmental projects and also cover your meals, lodging, transportation within the work site, project expenses, administrative costs, and the services of a trained team leader. The service program cost does not cover free-time expenses or your airfare or other travel to the host community. All costs, including airfare, are tax-deductible for U.S. tax-payers.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Organic Farming
  • Parks
  • Reforestation
  • Trail Building
  • Tree Planting
  • Water Projects

Typical Volunteer

This is a great program for families, students and teachers! Our volunteers are culturally curious and open-minded people looking to contribute to a community development project and to improve their understanding of different ways of life, the rainforest ecosystem and the social struggles in developing communities. They are all ages, from various ethnic backgrounds and of all different professions, such as educators, students, laborers, medical professionals, full-time parents, computer professionals, artists, lawyers and the like.

Age Range

minors with parents; adults

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 10-15

Scholarships are Available

Check with us about scholarships that are available during the year.

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview

Typically The Application Process Time is

12 hours

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home