Working with Children in Costa Rica
Love Volunteers participant with two local kids Love Volunteers participant with two local kids

Working with Children in Costa Rica


Costa Rica: Jaco, Santa Barbara


  • Community Development
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Aide
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

Flexible Start Dates

Participation Guidelines

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

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

Program fees include accommodation, food, orientation and in-country 24/7 support.

Accommodation Options

  • Dormitory
  • Home-stays

Experience Required



Volunteers in Costa Rica must be at least 18 years old at the start of the placements (unless accompanied by an adult). As well as a good level of English, some knowledge of Spanish is very helpful. Volunteers on all projects need to bring a positive and hard-working attitude.

All volunteers must have their own comprehensive travel insurance.

Minimum Education

High School

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
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