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What you offer

24h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Tour Guide
Organize and lead tours around the city.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

We are a family-owned and operated outdoor center, located in a small town in the beautiful Costa Rican countryside. We are seeking an experienced Class 3/4 kayaker to assist with whitewater kayak instruction, running safety for raft trips, and photographing trips, with the option to raft guide on occasion. This is a great opportunity for a hard-working individual to share their skills with a growing outdoor center business.

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Requirements

  • Fluent English or Intermediate Spanish
  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
4 weeks

4 Reviews

4.0

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.0

Rafting Hostel

3.5

Learning & Fun

4.0

Netherlands

5

I had an amazing experience at the outdoor Center. Everyone treated me like family. It's good to practise your Spanish and to teach them some English.

Apr/10/2017

Belgium

4

The outdoor center it selfs is a building project. So you can be part of the project and see how it grows. The place is beautifull in the nature. Far away from everything wich is sometimes when you want to do something else a difficult point but you can walk to the small town (where you can buy food) or ask for a kayak in agreement and train your skills. The staff is very kind and the work very light if you get the same hours I had make sure you have a book in the office :p Doña Mercedes is a fabulous women where you can talk with and who helps with everything you need. Good luck

Apr/01/2017

Mexico

2

The place is really nice and we had great times! There was only a misundestanding at the begining, in their profile they said "ingredients will be given but you have to cook", but when we arrived they said that there was a mistake and we had to buy our food. 2 days later, the owner gave us some beans and rice to cook. We were supposed to work 4 hrs a day, but we were working 6 or 8.
In the other hand, the staff is really nice! We hang out with all of them. And we had great times! We got a rafting tour for free!
Another thing, u have to learn how to handle with the owner, he's a bit grumpy.

Mar/27/2017

El Salvador

4

This place is full of peace, charming people, the reception guy is very kind and friendly. The weather is great. You can practice your English or another language because the outdoor recieve people from every part of the world.
I was there on 23th and on christimas eve, and the family was really awesome they adopted me instantly, around the outdoor center is located a peaceful town, you could go wallking,
I took the shift from 16:00 to 20:00 is not a lot of work. I will recommend to the travelers to take their camp tents or ask photos of your accommodation.

Jan/04/2017

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Hosted by Sarapiqui

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