Volunteer Costa Rica

Volunteers Programs

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Love Volunteers is seeking energetic volunteers to help local communities throughout Costa Rica. Opportunities are available precisely where the local population’s needs are greatest, and where volunteers can assist those affected by poverty.

Volunteering opportunities are available in teaching, childcare, renovation and construction, environmental, animal conservation and community based projects. The program locations are varied and include popular Jaco Beach and Santa Barbara de Heredia just outside San Jose, among others. Costa Rica is a multi-faceted Central American country known for its breathtaking Pacific coastline and nature-laden jungles - unforgettable locations for a life-changing volunteer placement!

Volunteering overseas - particularly in a challenging environment - is an experience volunteers will look back on with pride. It will bring a greater understanding of, and compassion for, humanity. With volunteers in Costa Rica coming from many walks of life and generations, it is often a way of forging new and lasting friendships.

Volunteers from all backgrounds have the opportunity to make a great contribution in Costa Rica. By volunteering, one gets to savour a different culture and to form bonds with people who genuinely need help and support. Volunteering in Costa Rica, besides being culturally stimulating, also provides an excellent opportunity to improve one’s Spanish.

Programs

9 programs
  • Playa Pita, Puntarenas , Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 319
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 17+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for COVID-19 requirements.

The mission of this program is to contribute to the children of Costa Rica, to promote education and to ensure their proper physical, emotional and social development…

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  • Puerto Jiménez, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 369
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 17+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for COVID-19 requirements.  

Want to make a hands-on difference in a real Costa Rican community? This project is for you!  

Set in stunning Osa this…

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  • Playa Jaco, Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 319
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 17+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for COVID-19 requirements.  

This wonderful project was created with the goal of helping to improve the English speaking abilities of children in Jaco Beach on Costa…

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  • Sarapiquí Rainforest, Heredia , Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 279
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 17+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for COVID-19 requirements.  

This inspiring conservation program works to promote and encourage sustainable agriculture practices in the Sarapiquí rainforest. The…

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  • San Ramon, Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Host Family
  • from USD 389
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for COVID-19 requirements.  

This amazing program will be a wonderful experience for volunteers interested in a career in the healthcare / medical field or those on a …

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  • Puerto Jiménez, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 529
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 17+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for COVID-19 requirements.  

This essential program aims to conserve Costa Rica's turtle, dolphin and whale populations, which have been decimated by human activities …

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  • Playa Jaco, Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 579
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 17+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for procedures in place.

Communities need safe and solid environments with the right facilities and resources in which to learn, play and live. Schools, childcare centres and public…

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  • Playa Matapalo, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Guest House
  • from USD 419
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 17+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for COVID-19 requirements.  

This wonderful project was created with the goal of helping to preserve the amazing sea turtle. The Turtle Conservation Program works to…

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  • Alajuela Province, Costa Rica
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 419
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

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Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals. See the additional info. section for COVID-19 requirements.  

This essential program works to save Costa Rica’s wildlife that is facing a crisis of epic proportions. Development, agriculture, illegal…

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