Costa Rica is a small and picturesque country located in Central America. It is bordered by Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the east. It is regarded as one of the most biologically intense places in the world and has grown to become one of the world’s top ecotourism hotspots. It is one of the smallest Latin American countries and home to around 4 million people. Costa Ricans are known for their warmth,hospitality and peacefulness.
Costa Rica attracts more than a million tourists every year with its beautiful beaches, wildlife, forests and mainly for Eco tourism. More than a quarter of land mass has been set aside as protected reserves, the largest in the world. There are many famous National Parks and Forest Reserves throughout Costa Rica.
Volunteering Solutions provides Volunteer Programs in the areas of Childcare, Teaching English and Conservation. Our Volunteer placements are located in Heredia , Santa Barbara and Alajuela areas , which are located a short distance away from the capital , San Jose.
Heredia is located around 10 kms north of San Jose and is one of the most beautiful provinces in Costa Rica. Known for its verdant coffee plantation covered hills and volcanic national parks , this mountainous region also has dense tropical forests, stunning waterfalls and roaring rivers that make it the ideal destination.
While the Childcare and Teaching projects are located in San Jose and the suburbs, the Turtle Conservation project is located in the Pacific coast areas.
If you love working with animals and want to explore Costa Rica, this project is the right one for you. Volunteers working in the Wildlife and Rescue center program work in rescue centers and help in tasks such as cleaning cages, food preparation and working with endangered species.
Volunteers in the Childcare Program work in child care centers, orphanages,community child care centers, community soup kitchens and day care centers` in an around the capital city of San Jose. Due to a regular and consistent migration of people from nearby poor countries such as Guatemala
Volunteers in this program work in beaches along the Pacific Coast as well as the Caribbean coast. As a volunteer, you will work on projects intended to protect turtle nests from human poachers, help manage sustainable egg-harvesting programs