Escazu Town, San Jose, Costa Rica


It’s available all year, for a minimum two weeks and it starts every Sunday.



Childcare, teaching, animal care, school & university internship.


What we offer:

Would you like to meet new people, do volunteer activities and improve your Spanish in Costa Rica? If your answer is Yes, this project is for you!
The volunteers can choose between social or ecological activities. If you decide a social project, you will work in a day care center with children, you will help the teachers and you will play with the children. If you decide an ecological project, you will feed the animal and you will clean the cages. During the free time volunteers can visit the National Parc, the volcano, the beautiful beaches and do snorkeling …
What are you waiting for? Come to Costa Rica!!!!



The volunteer will cover the cost of accommodation in the volunteer house or hostel, 3 meals per day, flights, VISA, insurance, and our membership (€42). For food, accommodation, and local transportation the price is US$500 per two weeks.



You need to be at least 16 years old and know some Spanish.



Download the documents: application form and contract, fill it and send it to [email protected].

Flight tickets:
Google Flights Website
Petroniana Viaggi e Turismo

(It is our partner and it can offer you good prices for flight tickets and insurance)


English website:
Travel Advice


Italian websites:
Viaggiare Sicuri
Dove Siamo nel Mondo


English insurance companies:
World Nomads
Health Care International
Axa Global Health Care


Italian insurance companies:
Columbus Assicurazioni
Europ Assistance


(It is our partner, please send an email to [email protected] and you will get a 10% discount)


IMPORTANT: Please make an appointment with your GP for vaccinations.

The annual fee requested by Volunteer In The World Società Cooperativa Sociale is € 30 and it is used to cover the expenses, as it is a non-profit organisation and it doesn’t receive funds from the government.
Part of this amount is also used for donations to local organisations / partners.


The fee can be paid or by Bank Transfer:


IT 87 V 07072 02403 000000400194
EMILBANCA Credito Cooperativo Societa’ Cooperativa
Agenzia Via G. Mazzini n. 152, Bologna



Or, an amount equal to £ 25, through PayPal, directly using the following link:


  1. david
    4th March 2020

    Hello, i’m an italian guy who only knows english. Can i partecipate without speaking spanish?

    • Elenamassari
      20th April 2020

      Hi David,
      yes, sure, you can.
      Kind regards

  2. Gianni
    19th January 2021

    Sono interessato

    • Elenamassari
      20th January 2021

      Vista l’attuale e critica situazione causata dalla pandemia, i nostri progetti di volontariato all’estero sono ancora purtroppo chiusi.
      Se interessato, ci mandi un’email e non appena migliorerà la situazione e li riapriremo, la contatteremo.

      • pamela bacci
        23rd February 2022

        Salve, ma è ancora valido questo progetto?

        • Elenamassari
          7th November 2023

          Gentile Pamela,
          il progetto di volontariato in Costa Rica è sempre disponibile e aperto tutto l’anno.
          Se vuole partecipare può scriverci una mail ([email protected]) o chiamarci al +39 349 5474546

  3. Laura
    25th September 2023

    Hello my name is Laura, im currently living in Costa Rica and would like to volunteer. Is that possible while staying at my place? Thank you in advance for your time.

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