Look after children, this includes games and activites on a day to day basis, as well as supervising them
Working with various amounts of 50 to 150 children. These are split up into age groups with older children learning subjects for primary school such as English.
This program shows a level of social engagement which is attractive to future employers, participents are fully exposed to the Costa Rican culture. This experience will help broaden your horizen and show you a whole new world gaining valuable life experiences along the way.
On your first day at the center you will be welcomed in the Volunteer Centre whilst recieving a brieving of what you are expected to do during your stay. If you have any questions there is a volunteer representative on site to help you with any queries. After your briefing you will be escorted to the site and introduced to the project team. You are encouraged to volunteer full-day to build a good relationship and trust with the children. However, half-day volunteer positions alongside a Spanish course are also available.
Volunteer work in these projects may include:
Pre-school children tasks could include:
Volunteers are very encouraged to be as creative as possible and using their personal skills in any way they can to make a difference. Volunteers can be as creative as possible to bring new activities to the institution which can be discussed with your coordinator
Living in San Jose there are many options available to do in your free time, with museums and theatres to enjoy or with hiking on weekends. As well as a vibrant city life with many restaurants and bars to enjoy. There are lots of activities to participate in your free time.
Our airport service will collect you from the airport and take you to your host family.
Living with a guest family is a great way to really take in the culture of Costa Rica allowing you to get the most out of your experience. You will become part of the society and experience Costa Rica like never before. You will live in a single room sharing a bathroom and other living areas with the host family which is a great way to improve your Spanish skills.
Half board is provided by the host family (breakfast and dinner)