Volunteering and work exchange are gaining momentum as popular ways to travel. Getting to know a foreign country while also giving back to the local community is an experience unmatched by any other. You can be a volunteer in Costa Rica by helping in an environmental conservation project, taking care of children, helping injured or abandoned animals, or utilizing your specialized skills to help with education or language teaching.
How to get free room and board by being a volunteer in Costa Rica?
Costa Rica is a thriving tourist destination with hotels and resorts, some with first-world luxuries. However, it’s still a developing country where plenty of people and animals would greatly appreciate a helping hand. By helping a project, orphanage, family farm, and many sorts of accommodations in Costa Rica you can get free room and board. In some cases that means 3 meals a day, 2 meals a day or 1 meal a day, depending on the host. Always remember to check your host’s conditions and ask about more information before closing a trip.
How to use Worldpackers to volunteer in Costa Rica?
Costa Rica is a great place to learn about environmental conservation but also to help children and animals in need. Worldpackers offers a number of opportunities for volunteering in Costa Rica. You can exchange work for accommodation in a city hostel, social project, farm or guesthouse. Save money while helping a cause, how great would that be? Some hosts also offer meals, discounts, drinks and other advantages. Check our hostlist!