Immerse yourself in Costa Rica's beauty and culture while learning from an established business on the Pacific coast.

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Costa Rica

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    16/06/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    You will get to live in paradise. The remote pristine beaches and rainforest of Costa Rica are rich with wildlife. I am looking for a volunteer that can commit for 2 week minimum if we are a good fit. You will reconnect with nature while hosting tourists from all over the world that have come to visit Corcovado National Park. The 11 room eco-lodge offers clients a quiet experience in nature with tours, restaurant, boats, kayaks, swimming pool, private beach. This is a family run business. The family started the project in the late 1980's and the project has become an established business and community leader. The project supports all of the local schools, the local clinic, police station, conservation area, private reserves and local initiatives with planning and zoning. We are considered leaders in Costa Rica tourism. We only hire local people and we offer positions to international volunteers and students to supplement the dedication of our core team. Our full time local staff consists of 40 members. Working with our team will offer volunteers the opportunity to practice Spanish and have a cultural experience.
    Smokers need not apply.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will be immersed in local culture with other people at the project and engaged by global travelers. For travelers that love to learn for a well established business this opportunity is a great match.

  • Help

    Help

    Tasks that will be required will be: hosting tourists, gardening, quality assurance of clients rooms and assisting with eco projects like scouting.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English, French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private room with bed, fan. Room and board are offered. All linens are provided as is laundry service.

    Meals are offers at specific times. Breakfast at 6am. Coffee break at 9am. Lunch at 11am, Afternoon coffee break 2:45PM. Dinner is served at 5pm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The project is a short walk to a authentic village. There is a clinic, school, small shops, and cafes in the village. The coastal trail begins right at our doorstep. There are no ATMs in our community. There are public water taxis to reach the project twice a day from a larger community. There is one of the premier national parks just minutes away. There is also a marine reserve ideal for snorkeling and SCUBA diving. We are fortunate to live and breath in such pure nature. We hope that travelers that come to the project will be adventurous, love to be outside and be physically fit in order to enjoy the area. The main mode of transportation is walking up and down trails.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week





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