Volunteer Opportunities in Costa Rica

Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

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About Destination and Volunteer Opportunities

About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country in Central America. It is committed to the environment as well as its ability to offer long, happy and pleasant lives to its citizens, according to the Happy Planet Index. Costa Rica surprises us with its gentle way of life, its incredible environmental wealth and the kindness of its inhabitants, nicknamed Ticos. Here is a country whose main credo is the protection of the environment, the respect of the living and the well-being of the population.

mission humanitaire au Costa Rica

Volunteer Opportunities in Costa Rica

Choose among volunteer programs offered by Freepackers. Do you want to help the local fauna? Opt for the mission in an animal shelter. Do you prefer to take care of the flora? Go and study the rainforest. Do you want to help people? We offer you solidarity work camps or educational projects.

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Practical info


you do not require a visa for under 90 days. Please check the website www.visitcostarica.com to ensure that the conditions have not changed.


Please check with your doctor or travel clinic in regards to the vaccinations you need for your project destination. You can also check the pasteur institute for the up-to-date health recommendation per destination at


Travel insurance is compulsory to study or volunteer abroad. Please contact a specialised insurance company or your bank to contract a travel insurance before you go.