Hola a todos
We are a Spanish language school in Costa Rica. Please look us up on google for our website! Our aim is to teach, immerse, and initiate a global understanding of Costa Rican culture.
We offer intensive Spanish language classes as well as a Homestay program where students live in the homes with local families and share two meals a day with them. Additional programs include Latin dance classes, yoga, adventure tours, cultural tours, and free conversational programs with local English students.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
We are all about cultural exchange! You're going to be interacting with a lot of local Costa Ricans on a very personal level. The school is constantly interacting with the community and is always trying to involve itself more.
After two weeks of volunteering, Spanish classes will be offered to volunteers whom are interested at no fee.
We need help connecting to new students from around the world!
For the months of May, June, July, and August 2019 we are specifically looking for a volunteer that has experience working in camps and creating team building activities, games, and workshops. If you have experience working with kids or teenagers in camp-like scenarios (organizing activities, lunches, extra-curriculars, etc.) and bring the brightest and biggest smile to a group, we want you! :)
For the months of February, March, and April 2019 we are specifically looking for a volunteer that has professional interior design experience. You would need to submit your portfolio of work to be accepted as a volunteer. Experience with Live Home 3D or Sketchup a plus and experience living and shopping in Costa Rica an even bigger plus.
• We need a graphic artist. We are looking for someone with a background in document design and creation and is fluent in Adobe Photoshop and/or InDesign and/or Illustrator
• We need a marketing specialist. We are looking for someone who can create professional email marketing and social media campaigns and be able to track data from those campaigns and present that data to our team. A background in SEO and/or Google Adwords is a huge plus.
• We need a content writer / journalist. We are looking for someone who can run and manage their own content creation projects that include but aren't limited to; blog writing, article writing, website copy review and creation, and be able to discuss ideas with our program director and possibly lead other volunteers in other writing projects. Having your own camera is a plus! You will be relying on good photography to pair into writing projects.
This host offers a language exchange
We teach Spanish!
We have a separate room on site at the school with a full size bed, a desk, and some basic closet space. You'll have your own private bathroom that has a standing shower, toilet, and sink. Likewise, you'll have access to a full service kitchen at the school.
In the case of very qualified volunteers looking to stay for 2-6 months, we can discuss the option of housing volunteers in a local homestay where two meals a day will be provided.
We are located in the heart of Costa Rica in a city called Heredia. The city alone is home to three Universities which give fuel to a lively night life complete with many bars and restaurants. Within a 30 miles radius of the school, there are 3 volcanos and 4 national parks. The Pacific Ocean is only a 2-hour bus ride away giving way to incredible tropical beaches, rain forests, animal life, etc.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
At the school, volunteers typically get a 50gb download / 5gb upload internet speed over wifi. Sometimes a bit quicker, sometimes a bit slower. Your bedroom will have a desk and access to the internet. Likewise, we have outdoor spaces available to volunteers if they prefer to work outside. We have free coffee always available and a small library and large classrooms where they could also work.
Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week
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