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What you offer

28h
Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Web Developer

Help develop and maintain websites.

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What you get

1
Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Tent

A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

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The Experience

If you're like us, then you know that there is beauty everywhere and that life is meant to be lived! Seek an adventure with us, live in the Costa Rican rainforest, but still utilize your computer skills. We are seeking a volunteer to help us with website management and SEO for our rafting and kayaking company. At the same time, you will act as the receptionist, answering the phone and emails and booking tours. We can't wait for you to join us!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

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Stay at least
3 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

4 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Rafting Hostel

Learning & Fun

Netherlands

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.

about 1 year ago

Belgium

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

about 1 year ago

Mexico

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.

about 1 year ago

El Salvador

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.

over 1 year ago

About Sarapiqui Outdoor Center Rafting & Kayaking

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Join our river family! We are a rafting and kayaking company, located right on the Sarapiqui River, the cleanest river in Costa Rica. We offer a variety of river and ecotours, so there are always tourists from all over the world here. We also have lodging in a private, shared room and camping area right on the river. As a volunteer, you could help us attract more tourists by creating content for our website and social media platforms, taking ...

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