Volunteer at Casitas Tenorio

We have received volunteers from Costa Rica and all over the world on short and long term projects, including students completing internships as part of their university studies.

Pip is a trained teacher and has been volunteering in several local primary schools for years. Donald has many connections in the community and has also co-ordianted many diverse projects in the community.

Volunteering is an excellent way to experience Costa Rican culture and get to know more about our local environment, our farming practices local families, and the local community. You’ll also have the opportunity to improve your Spanish. We are looking for people with energy and enthusiasm who are passionate about sustainability and community development who would like to learn and work with us.

You might also like to read about out Pack for a Purpose program or even consider making a donation to Casitas Tenorio or a local group or organization. Please contact us.

We accept volunteers and interns on the basis of availability and experience. Volunteers can elect to stay at Casitas Tenorio or with a local host family. We generally accept volunteers for a minimum of two weeks.
Volunteers can be involved in a wide range of projects including: farm work, maintenance, Teaching English to local community members, delivering environmental education programs, working with community groups or conducting ecology studies. In general, volunteers are expected to work five days a week alongside workers at Casitas Tenorio.
Please contact us for more specific information as our needs vary throughout the year. You will need to provide a CV with references, do an interview via Skype and have travel insurance to be able to volunteer at Casitas Tenorio.