NGO Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

5 reviews5

Be part of an environmental education program in Costa Rica

Help a sustainable project
This host contributes to building a better and more sustainable future for all!
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Expand your environmental consciousness
5 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
Connect with the locals
4 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Dedicated Workspace
Specific space for you to work remotely
Basic Internet Access
Basic speed internet for you to work remotely
Surf lessons
Take free surf classes at the local beaches.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Dance classes
Take free dance classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

The Experience

Environmental Education We are looking for experienced educators with a passion for environmental topics that help us plan and execute creative vacation workshops/camps music, recycled art, languages, etc. We need support that want to help us grow. Are you creative, flexible, innovative, good skilled and with an interest for conservation issues and environmental educationand also interested in helping us apply for funding online?

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  • Intermediate English or Fluent Spanish
  • Between 28 and 70 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 5 Developing environmental awareness
  • 4 Meeting locals
  • 4 Learning about sustainability
  • 4 Creating true social impact
  • 3 Meeting international travelers
  • 3 Get in touch with nature

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 1 12. Responsible consumption and production
  • 1 13. Climate action
  • 1 14. Life below water



It was such a good experience to stay and learn so much in this paradise The team is lovely and it's calm, in the middle of the jungle, Puerto Viejo is a nice place to stay I've worked in the locals schools and did amazing workshops for the kids about environmental consciousness I really liked working in team and be free about the content/ how to run a workshop and be creative Thanks a lot Pura Vida 🤍

6 months ago

Beate replied

Muchas gracias Tip for your support during this time. You were a very calm addition to the team in the bbeginning but I think the progress you've made was notable for everyone. The workshops turned out very nicely thanks to your creativity and kindness with the kids Good luck with everything and hasta pronto 💚

United Kingdom


We loved our stay at the organization, a fun place with lots going on, staying a long time is a real benefit so you can enjoy the freedom of taking ownership of projects your working on and getting involved in the community. It takes a week to settle in and find your role but once you are settled you will feel part of the casa caribe family.

about 1 year ago

Beate replied

Hey Beth and Josh. It was such a great, fun and crazy creative experience having you two around. I hope everthing runs smoothly and we hope to see you again sometime soon. A big hug. Can't recommend them enough!!.A beautiful couple, very active, intersted and full of surprises 🥰



Good experience overall. The hostel is stunning and the food is so good. Good environment with the managers and cool vibes with the other volunteers. Pretty far from everything tho (beach and supermarket are like 15 minutes walk)

about 1 year ago



Estuve en la casa 2 meses. Pros: me gustó el proyecto. Sobre todo la limpieza de playa y participar en los colegios. He conocido a mucha gente y he compartido momentos inolvidables. Contras: la organización no es su fuerte. Los managers pueden almorzar y entrar en la cocina pero yo no estaba autorizada. Incomodidad al escuchar discusiones de pareja. Eché de menos mejor trato de los managers, sobre todo pq convivía con ellos. Había pulgas en la habitación y tuve erupciones graves en la piel. La comida solo hidratos. No proteína para vegetarianos. Staff sobrecargado. Gracias x la experiencia!

4 days ago



CasaCaribe, un espacio hermoso para aprender diversas tareas, compartir con personas muy interesantes e involucrarse en proyectos increíbles. Beate y Federico están todo el día haciendo de ese lugar más lindo. Al principio puede ser un poco difícil entender tus tareas, pero con el pasar de los días te acomodas como en tu casa. Si tienen dudas, pregunten!!Siempre habrá una respuesta. Mención especial para las chiquillas de la cocina, Jacki&Marlene❤ Una experiencia única en la que vas a participar de distintos proyectos pensados desde el desarrollo sustentable (social, ambiental y económico)

about 1 year ago

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