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Volunteering Opportunities in Costa Rica

Want to gain teaching experience whilst in one of the world’s most visited international destinations? If the answer is yes, you may be interested in our different volunteering opportunities available in Costa Rica! You could be spending your days off exploring beautiful rainforests within weeks.

Volunteering is a great way to gain some TEFL teaching experience – and a great addition to your CV! We have positions available ranging from 5 weeks to 6 months long, from teaching at a summer camp to teaching English as a foreign language to hotel employees.

Quick Facts
Population: 5,046,855
Language: Spanish
Capital City: San José
Religion: Roman Catholic
Climate: Spring-like climate all year. December – May is the dry season

Things to do in Costa Rica

Go horse riding

Whether you’re by the coast or inland, horseback riding is a popular way to see the landscape.

Ziplining

Costa Rica is famous for its ziplines and spectacular views, so this is an absolute must whilst you are there!

Beach Hopping

If you love beaches then you will be in paradise in Costa Rica! There are so many to choose from and the beaches are known for being beautiful, yet a lot quieter than those in Europe.

Explore the Jungles 

Can you really go to Costa Rica without going to see what it is famous for? Witness scenery like no other, with tropical plants and waterfalls by the dozen, and get close to wildlife.

Available Volunteering Opportunities

ESL Camp Teacher

Location : Guanacaste Region and Central Valley of San Jose
Start Date : June 29th
Schedule: 8am-1pm Monday through Friday
Class Size: 20-25 students
Length of contract: 5 weeks
Type of program: Volunteer teaching position.
Accommodation :Provided
Wage: Volunteer Position
Age Group: Kids and Teenagers

EFL Teacher

Location :  Central Valley of San Jose, Costa Rica
Start Date : March/April/May
Schedule: Depends on student availability, not to exceed 20 hours per week in class teaching time.
Class Size: 25 or less
Length of contract: 2.5 Months
Type of program: Volunteer teaching position.
Accommodation :Housing with a host family.  This is a volunteer position, in exchange for your time and dedication we provide housing with a local host family, 3 meals per day and laundry once per week.
Wage: Volunteer Position
Age Group: Adults

EFL Teacher

Location : Guanacaste Region
Start Date : March and April
Schedule: Depends on student availability, not to exceed 20 hours per week in class teaching time.
Class Size: 25 or less
Length of contract: 6 months
Type of program: Volunteer teaching position.
Type of school : Non - profit volunteer programme
Accommodation :Housing with a host family.  This is a volunteer position, in exchange for your time and dedication we provide housing with a local host family, 3 meals per day and laundry once per week.
Wage: Volunteer Position
Age Group: Adults

EFL Teacher

Location : Guanacaste Region
Start Date :February 27th
Length of contract: 3 Months
Schedule: Depends on student availability, not to exceed 20 hours per week in class teaching time.
Class Size: Usually less than 10
Type of school : Non - profit volunteer programme
Accommodation :Housing with a host family. This is a volunteer position, in exchange for your time and dedication we provide housing with a local host family, 3 meals per day and laundry once per week.
Wage: Volunteer Position
Age Group: Adults

Already TEFL qualified with UK-TEFL? Feel free to apply for any of the jobs above or those listed on our website. We have both paid jobs and volunteer opportunities available in countries all over the world, so make sure you take a look! If you fancy volunteering in Costa Rica but are yet to gain your TEFL qualification – what are you waiting for? Book a 2 day Standard Course, 120 hour Online TEFL Course or even one of our TEFL Packages today! The sooner you pass your course, the sooner you could be in Costa Rica or another country teaching English as a foreign language!

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