North Pacific Coast National Park
Through this project, you will assist with:
- Trail cleaning and maintenance
- Sign repair
- Public area maintenance
- Beach cleanup
- Organic agriculture
- Plant taxonomy
- Bird identification.
You'll volunteer with Volunteering Design, a local organization working on community-based projects in Costa Rica.
This program is located in Montezuma. Daily buses are available from San José and take around 5-7 hours, or you can travel from Jacó via water launch in about 2 hours.
You'll work six hours a day for five days each week as part of this program.
All volunteers with the National Parks will stay in shared lodgings in the park. Amenities include:
- Running water for showers
- Washer for laundry*
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with vegetarian or special diet options upon request
* Washer availability is subject to location and not guaranteed. Hand washing may be required of the volunteer.
This program may have a Reservation Fee, which is included in the total cost. Your Reservation Fee is due once you commit to the program, with the remaining Program Fee balance due 30 days before your arrival date.
|3 weeks: $1,440||Longer: +$37 per day|
|1 month: $2,006||Longer: +$259 per week|
Click here for full details about your program costs and how your Program Fee is used.
Note: All listed prices are in US Dollars.
How To Sign Up
Signing up is a three-step process:
- Fill out an Inquiry Form. Please note: submissions must be made at least 4 weeks prior to your prospective start date.
- A member of the Volunteer Global team will get in touch with you to confirm program availability for your chosen dates, and schedule an interview if needed.
- Once your interview is complete, you will be notified to submit your Reservation Fee to reserve your program and schedule. Your final Program Fee is due at least 4 weeks prior to in-country arrival in order to reserve your placement.
This is a pilot program. As part of our program development process, we ask our first groups of participating volunteers to provide additional feedback to assist us in ensuring the most rewarding experience possible in cooperation with Volunteering Design for their associated programs.
Registration must be completed at least one month prior to your program start date, so...let's get started!