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What you offer

Hours per week

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


Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.


Help to grow and cultivate plants.

Additional Fee

This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.

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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.

Shared Dorm

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


Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.


Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!


Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Free Tours

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

Free Hiking Tours

Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Yoga classes

Namaste! Join our yoga classes and transform your health.

Language lessons

Learn or improve your language skills.

Holistic Therapies

Join activities related to self-knowledge and meditation.

Permaculture Course

Join our permaculture course and learn how to take care of our planet.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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Verified Hosts

Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Worldpackers Insurance

Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.

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The Experience

Our project is surrounded by protected areas including Bahía Ballena, Dominical Beach, Playa Hermosa, Chirripo, Manuel Antonio and Drake Bay among many other natural parks. All of them contain up to the 5% of the world's biodiversity. We believe in human development in all areas is possible with the conservation of the environment. Our team is eager to have you and share our beautiful country with you!

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Additional Fee Required

Los voluntarios deben aportar $35 dolares diarios , estos cubren el transporte al proyecto, cocinera y menú variado.


  • Beginner Spanish or Beginner English

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
24 weeks

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About Baru Project

  • Hosted by Adriana

  • New
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  • Response Rate: 50%
  • Response Time: 2 days

About the host

We offer a unique volunteering experience in Costa Rica, where you will be an important pillar of development in our foundation, living in the woods; designing and implementing new projects, researching and executing new development models. We encourage solidarity work, developing manpower and ensuring a healthy environment and professional growth. In addition to the cultural exchange and social work experience that you will never f...

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Want to live this experience?

Travel exchanging your skills for accommodation in hostels, NGOs, ecological projects and so much more.