COSTA RICA VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS and ORGANIZATION
Costa Rica is a natural paradise and probably one of the world leaders in Volunteer Programs. With 5% of the World’s Biodiversity, kind people and a array of volunteer programs that are mostly geared to ecology, it is easy for many to become a part of it.
Beside the fact you are doing something good, you’ll gain perspectives and insights into the local society, culture, and yourself. You will develop memories that will be with you forever. Many programs will collaboration among diverse individuals, nonprofit organizations government, and businesses from the local area and around the world, as well as from every levels of society.
Volunteer Programs come in all shapes and sizes, some provide a host where you live and breath with a family, others small groups or large groups living in open-air rooms. However, be careful, some of the programs will charge you for your room and board.
National Park Service in Costa Rica accepts volunteers through an organization called ASVO. You work under park rangers and do maintenance and other activities. Some spots are pretty primitive but they are places that tourists rarely get to visit. Sometimes you can even split your volunteering between parks. If you are into science check out some of Costa Rican's non-profit organizations which a few offer volunteer programs.
Costa Rica is a member of World Green Building Council
But do not think that volunteering is a lot of hard work, many offer surfing and Spanish classes, go on river rafting and ziplining adventures, and watch the whales.
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Dogland is a No-Kill, Non - Profit shelter located in San Ramon Costa Rica. Dog adoptions, Dog Sponsorship, Dog Boarding, come and meet the 152 residents of our Dog City in the clouds. We rely on private donations to stay open. Please stop by and see what it is we do. You can also visit Dogland, the only dog city in Costa Rica. - Read more