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Affordable Gap Year Volunteer Programs in Costa Rica


Vacancy: Affordable Gap Year Volunteer Programs in Costa Rica
Company: International Volunteer HQ
Category: Multi Activity Gap Years (Conservation, Community development, Teaching English)

Affordable Gap Year Volunteer Programs in Costa Rica


Volunteer in Costa Rica with International Volunteer HQ! Every year, hundreds of volunteers join IVHQ's highly affordable volunteer projects across Costa Rica. Here volunteers assist on a range of community-driven projects in San Jose, in the central highlands and coastal locations. Volunteers can choose to participate on projects for periods ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks are accommodated in volunteer houses alongside other international volunteers. While Spanish is not required in order to participate on the program, volunteers can enjoy taking discounted Spanish lessons during their time on the program.

For more info visit: www.volunteerhq.org or email info@volunteerhq.org

IVHQ Volunteer Projects Available in Costa Rica:

  • Teaching English
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare
  • Construction and Renovation
  • Special Needs Care
  • Eco-Agriculture Conservation


  • Programs available year-round, starting on the 1st and 15th of each month
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Highly affordable program fees from £270 for 1 week
  • Community-driven projects focused on supporting local needs and delivering sustainable positive impacts
  • Superior support services both pre-departure and while volunteering
  • Free online volunteer training for all IVHQ volunteers
  • Between 40 and 80 IVHQ volunteers start in Costa Rica each month
  • Weekends are free to explore Costa Rica with fellow volunteers - explore Monteverde, Manuel Antonio and more!

Placement Details


Main Category: Multi Activity Gap Years


  • Conservation
  • Community development
  • Teaching English


 Costa Rica
  • Monteverde
  • San José

Included with this placement

  • Airport Pickup
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Company Representative


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