Our Most Popular Volunteer Projects in Costa Rica
Are you interested in solar Energy? Would you like to learn how to install Solar Panels and at the same time do something great for a small rural community in Costa Rica? Are you happy to meet other like minded people and hang out with a group? Then this project is...
Are you interested in wildlife conservation? Would you like to live and work on a beautiful Costa Rican beach and meet lots of like-minded volunteers? Then become a Costa Rica turtle conservation volunteer with us!
Would you like to help a great new project to get off their feet? Do you like working outdoors and plant trees? Do you love butterflies?Then the Butterfly farm project is ideal for you.
Our Newest Volunteer Projects in Costa Rica
These are projects we have recently added.
Age requirement: 18+ years Dates: Preferred arrival date for this project is on the weekend, Saturday or Sunday. The project runs year around, but depends on availability. Please inquire if your preferred dates are available during your application process. Working...
Are you interested in biology, wildlife, and love nature? And do you want to learn more about the exotic animals and nature of Costa Rica? Then you should be a volunteer or intern on our ‘Biological Research Center’ project!
Would you like to work on as a park ranger on the most incredible conservation site of Costa Rica? Do you have a passion for nature? Then you should volunteer on our ‘National Park Volunteer’ project!
Watch Videos of our Projects
I highly recommend this trip to anyone looking to explore Costa Rica or build resilience in rural communities. You’re guaranteed to gain knowledge on solar systems, meet the most genuine people, get postcard-perfect pictures, and make unforgettable, adventurous memories. Oh, and try some of the best coffee, chocolate, and plantains in the planet—a perfectly delicious diet to survive by, even for a vegan like me 😉
Do you want to know what our projects are really like ? Then read reviews directly from previous volunteers.
Susie Brown from United Kingdom (50 years old at the time) volunteered on a special Monkey Research Project that was going on in January through March of 2019. Read her review below, which you can also find on GoAbroad: I wanted to make sure that my contribution was...
Annika from Switzerland (22 years old at the time) volunteered in May 2019 on the Veterinary Internship project in Puerto Jimenez. This is her review (which you can also view on GoAbroad): Annika at work at the Osavet clinic. Last May I travelled to Puerto Jimenez,...
Lila and her boyfriend Joe spend 2 weeks in Piedras Blancas National Park, and loved it. Here is her review. "We spent 2 weeks volunteering in Piedras Blancas National Park in March 2019, based at El Bonito ranger station. We were doing things like clearing trails...
Our Project Locations throughout Costa Rica
Puerto Jimenez - Various Projects
Puerto Jimenez is one of our main project locations. We offer many projects here including Parrot Rescue, Bird Conservation, Butterfly Farm, Environmental Education, Teaching Children, Veterinary Volunteer, Turtle Projects, National Park Projects, the Solar Power Project, and more.
La Leona Ranger Station - National Park Project
La Leona is one of the turtle conservation project sites as well as one of the National Park project sites.
La Sirena Ranger Station - National Park Project
La Sirena Ranger Station is one of the National Park project sites.
San Pedrillo Ranger Station - National Park Project
San Pedrillo Ranger Station is one of the National Park project sites.
Alajuela - Wildife Rescue Center
Alajuela is where the international airport SJO is located, and also where the Wildlife Rescue Center is located.
Camaronal Turtle Project
Refugio Camaronal is one of the turtle conservation project sites.
Nombre del Jesus - Turtle Project
Bahia de los Piratas / Nombre del Jesus is one of the turtle conservation project sites.
Pacuare - Turtle Project
Playa Pacuare is one of the turtle conservation project sites on the Caribbean side.