Volunteering in Costa Rica:
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WIDECAST Latin American Programs’ volunteer placement starts at $315 per week, for a total of $430 for two weeks. This includes orientation and training, accommodation, food, in-country support, and program expenses. Volunteers assist with sea turtle monitoring, environmental conservation, and farming.
Global Volunteer Network places volunteers in Costa Rica starting from $797, plus a $350 application fee, for two weeks. Costs cover training and support, airport pick-up, accommodation and meals, Spanish lessons, salsa lessons, Internet usage, and program operation expenses.
i-to-i’s Costa Rica projects start from $1,299 for two weeks. This includes airport pick-up and drop-off, orientation and training, housing and meals, and administrative costs. Programs focus on sea turtle conservation, home construction, English education, and childcare.