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Costa Rica: Volunteer work in National Parks and Nature Conservation

Pays d’action: Costa Rica, Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Type d’activité: Ecovolontariat
Volunteering in a national park in Costa Rica. Nevertheless the small size, this country impresses its visitors with an amazing biodiversity and exotic wildlife. Numerous national parks and private reserves have been established to protect the unique nature and animals.

Description du projet et du rôle des volontaires

The volunteer work takes place in one of many beautiful national parks or a private nature reserve. Although Costa Rica is a very small country in terms of area, it offers a huge variety of vegetation and exotic wildlife. Costa Rica is one of the few countries with incredible biodiversity. Costa Rica is also one of the countries that started very early on promoting sustainable tourism and promoting species conservation.

National parks were established, which protect an area of ​​about 70% of the country to preserve the unique flora and fauna. The highlights in the parks include dream beaches, volcanoes, mountains, rainforests, lagoons, rivers, waterfalls, outdoor activities and, above all, a truly unique fauna.

Representatives of this biodiversity are a variety of exotic mammals, beautiful colorful birds, fish and reptiles.

As a volunteer your exact responsibilities depend on the park where you will volunteer in. In total there are more than 42 national parks and protected areas in Costa Rica. There are so many different and exciting fields of volunteer work in conservation in Costa Rica.

Your tasks are determined on site and discussed with you. In general, it is outdoor work, direct in nature or activities related to animal welfare or caring for park visitors. The working hours are normally about 6-8 hours per day.

The tasks could be:
• Supervision of National Park visitors
• Cleaning and maintaining hiking trails
• Cleaning the beaches
• Maintaining the parks
• Environmental protection projects
• Animal welfare projects
• Monitoring the animal population
• Administrative work in the office of the parks
• Projects with local communities
• Environmental education

Note: The volunteer work described here takes place in different volunteer projects. The participation fee may vary depending on the project. The prices are therefore to be understood as reference prices. Please send us an inquiry, so that we can tell you the exact prices and project information.

L’organisation de volontariat se présente

Our organisation was founded back in 2003 and has since then helped countless of people to realize their dream of spending a time abroad. We are dedicated to Study, Work and Language Travel and specialize in language courses, internships, volunteer work, farm stays and working holidays in Latin America. We are certified a member of WYSE Travel confederation. In the almost 2 decades of our business activity, we have already fulfilled the dream of an exciting and meaningful stay abroad for thousands of participants.
En savoir plus sur nos critères de sélection pour choisir nos organisations partenaires.

Fiche technique de la mission

Pays d’action :
Costa Rica, Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Type d'activité :
Durée de la mission :
Minimum: 2 semaines
Maximum: 3 mois
Frais de participation à la mission :
(contacter l’organisation pour une liste de prix complète)
2 semaines : 705 €
4 semaines/1 mois : 1085 €
8 semaines/2 mois : 1845 €
3 mois : 2605 €
Pourquoi payer pour faire du volontariat ?

* Toutes les indications de prix sont fournies par l’organisation de volontariat sans garantie. Si l’organisation ne facture pas en Euros, les prix réels peuvent varier en fonction du cours de change.
Disponibilité de la mission :
All year round.
Age minimum :
18 ans
Age maximum :
pas d'âge maximum
Placement individuelle ou en groupe ?
Individuelle / Groupe
Maîtrise de langues :
Basic Spanish. If needed, you can also book your Spanish course on site with us.
Qualifications particulières :
Pas nécessaire
Hébergement & repas :
Dormitory in Volunteer House, Full-board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Obtenir plus d’informations gratuitement:

  • Recevez immédiatement un e-mail avec le site web et le n° de téléphone de l’organisation de volontariat
  • Recevez gratuitement notre guide avec une check-list à imprimer
  • Un guide de conversation en cadeau, si vous vous inscrivez plus tard
Plus d’informations par
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