Heredia, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Work Types:
Animals, Children, Education, Environment, Social Services
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
Put your bit to help people in need and everyone will come out as a winner! Protect endangered species, lend a hand to the elderly, teach young children, cook in a soup kitchen or work in a national park. Come and help people in need to improve their quality of life as you develop your skills, meet new friends and learn to see the world with other eyes. Costa Rica is waiting for your help! -Lots of volunteer projects in different areas - Lots of accommodation options with locals or students from all over the world -Possibility of combining destinations and programs -Constant feedback -Follow up progress

We offer several areas in which you can help: Care- Children, Care- Conditioned, Care- Elderly, Care- Disabled, Education, Nature, Repairs & Renovations and Community Work. Our Host Organizations will be happy to receive you as a volunteer and we will be there for you during the entire process!

We always ensure that you receive the best quality service and that all of your needs are met promptly. The program cost includes: welcome package, Intercultural workshop (including welcome lunch/snack, escort of the participant on his/her first day of work, Volunteer placement, social and cultural activities, Volunteer Program certificate, 24hs emergency phone and local mentor.
Setting Description:
Heredia is located near the capital in the northern-central part of the country and is well-known for the high population of University students.More commonly known as "The City of the Flowers", Heredia is a small town with a colonial atmosphere, authentic buildings, and narrow streets. Because of its particularly unique location, Heredia is a central base for many nearby regions, providing a wide range of access to many outdoor activities.