Volunteer in Costa Rica
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Volunteer in Costa Rica and Work in Exchange for Room and Board

Want to volunteer in Costa Rica? We hire all of the work stay staff and interview everyone via Skype. We look forward to meeting you.

Want to spend 3 months as part of our work for stay program? If you are between 19-27 years of age, you are a team player and have a guest come first attitude, contact us to learn more. Basic Spanish skills are good to have, must speak English well. (3 month stay preferred).

Volunteer in Costa Rica and Work a total of 24 hours/week | Staff dorm room provided | Breakfast provided and 50% off of lunch and dinner | Free use of surf boards and bikes.

We’re a locally owned boutique hostel and surf school in Costa Rica located on Jaco Beach along the Central Pacific Coast. Brian, the owner of Room2Board and Carolina, our general manager are always on site to make sure everyone is happy. The hostel is safe and clean, and the best place to spend your time in Costa Rica. We are staffed by a combination of locals and like-minded world travelers to make you feel welcomed and a part of our global family.

New construction, utilizing an eco-friendly design, provides adventure travelers, surfers, and backpackers a clean, safe and affordable place to stay. Room2Board was designed to have the social atmosphere and affordability of a traditional hostel and surf camp along with the amenities and style of a boutique hotel. From the moment you check-in you will feel apart of our global family.

Volunteer in Costa Rica – Tasks & Roles

As a volunteer you will mostly work at the reception desk, checking in and out guests, offering suggestions of things to do. You will help to organize activities at the hostel, including hikes, games and pub crawls.

Our volunteers are the face of our hostel and you must love meeting new people and interacting with people of different backgrounds. You must be reliable and work as part of a team, showing to work up on time and be flexible with your work hours. You will live in a 6 person co-ed staff dorm with a bathroom and AC in the evening.

Volunteer in Costa Rica Living

You will stay in a 6 person co-ed staff dorm with a bathroom. AC is turned on at night.

From the airport, you can take a bus to the hostel. The other option is a private shuttle.

Volunteer in Costa Rica – What else?

We have 6 volunteers at a time from all over the world. There is no set time to start – as long as we have an opening! We prefer a 3 month stay. You will have some time to travel in Costa Rica while you are here.

We recommend you have your own travel insurance.

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