Local School Supporter

Is the only classified rural institution in the entire area of Escazu.

 It is known that for these schools the Ministry of Education does very little in way of help due to low enrollment. It is for these reason that these school are in need of volunteers in

These schools have many needs, some of these resulting in the volunteers such as above but there are many ways in which the school can be helped; these are:

An area of ​​4m x 4m needs to be constructed so students with learning disabilities can attend the school with their own facilities for learning.

The school is in need of sports equipment such as footballs, basketballs, tennis rackets, skipping/jump ropes and plastic cones.

The dining room is in need of new tables and chairs as the children have outgrown them and the quality since has deteriorated.

We have programs in Escazu town and in Guanacaste Area, at 5 minutes from the beach.

Suitable for


Typical day

volunteers will assist in many tasks from:

serving food and cleaning the kitchen

playing games, 

helping with homework and supporting social workers or teachers on their jobs. 

Teaching English

Changing pampers

Reading books

Assistant the teacher

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak Spanish (basic level) and English (basic level)
Health Declaration
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
at High School level
Required Documents
police certificate
Other Skills
Likes to work with kids, senior people
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 07:00 - 14:00

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Free-time activities

Surf Lessons, Spanish lessons, tours by the city of San Jose, Volcanos, Beaches, National Parks, rental car for the weekends, cook lessons. We can help with reservations, etc.

Water Sports


What's included?
Airport pickup, accommodation and food & drink is included in the fees
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Airport Pickup

we offer to drive from and to the airport until de family


Accommodations with 3 meals, laundry, wifi, tv cable, project.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

breakfast, lunch and dinner include

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
12 weeks
20 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Escazu/Costa Rica between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Hospedaje Casa Escazu will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Hospedaje Casa Escazu during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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El Bebedero, San Antonio de Escazu, 10203 Escazu, Costa Rica