TEFL Volunteer Costa Rica

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TEFL Volunteer in Costa Rica

Volunteer Overview

The Volunteer English Teaching Program in Costa Rica provides Native English teachers with the opportunity to participate and volunteer in a quality cultural exchange program in Costa Rica. 

Funded by the Costa Rican Government´s Department of Labor, this program sponsors young adults to receive English classes in their local community. Come spend four months in Costa Rica! Gain a better understanding of the country's unique culture and immerse yourself in local life.

In order to receive classes, students must qualify for government assistance based on their current income and employment status; the students must be able to dedicate 30 hours per week for English classes. The goal of the program is to improve the employability of these students so they can gain work at local businesses where a basic to intermediate level of English is required.

Participants will be asked to dedicate 40 hours per week to English lessons with two groups of students. 

Volunteer Details

You will find the essential details of the internship on this page. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Benefits: 

  • Orientation and welcome
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 local support
  • Regular cultural/recreational activities (personal spending not included) are provided by most hosts

The role: 

The goal of the program is to improve the employability of the students so they can gain work at local businesses where a basic to intermediate level of English is required.

Location: 

You will be told of your location upon arrival in Costa Rica. In orientation, all of this information will be provided. We are currently placing teachers in several of the main provinces in Costa Rica including the Central and Pacific provinces.

You will need: 

  • Bachelor's degree in any field
  • Level 5 TEFL Certificate
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Community spirited and keen to inspire positive change
  • Clean and a current criminal background check
  • Basic Spanish ability recommended
  • 21 - 65 years old (due to visa requirements)
  • Passport of UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa or Australia (due to visa requirements)
  • Commitment to 4-month placement in Costa Rica

Whats not included?

Dates & Price

Need any help or have any questions? Then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Dates:

  • May 26th, 2019
  • July 28th, 2019
  • September 22nd, 2019

Prices:

As this program is run by an NGO, there is a small admin fee required in order to fund program organization and logistical costs.

A one-off £250 admin fee covering all arrangements and visa support.

Contact Details

If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us: 

Volunteer Overview

The Volunteer English Teaching Program in Costa Rica provides Native English teachers with the opportunity to participate and volunteer in a quality cultural exchange program in Costa Rica. 

Funded by the Costa Rican Government´s Department of Labor, this program sponsors young adults to receive English classes in their local community. Come spend four months in Costa Rica! Gain a better understanding of the country's unique culture and immerse yourself in local life.

In order to receive classes, students must qualify for government assistance based on their current income and employment status; the students must be able to dedicate 30 hours per week for English classes. The goal of the program is to improve the employability of these students so they can gain work at local businesses where a basic to intermediate level of English is required.

Participants will be asked to dedicate 40 hours per week to English lessons with two groups of students. 

Volunteer Details

You will find the essential details of the internship on this page. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Benefits: 

  • Orientation and welcome
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 24/7 local support
  • Regular cultural/recreational activities (personal spending not included) are provided by most hosts

The role: 

The goal of the program is to improve the employability of the students so they can gain work at local businesses where a basic to intermediate level of English is required.

Location: 

You will be told of your location upon arrival in Costa Rica. In orientation, all of this information will be provided. We are currently placing teachers in several of the main provinces in Costa Rica including the Central and Pacific provinces.

You will need: 

  • Bachelor's degree in any field
  • Level 5 TEFL Certificate
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Community spirited and keen to inspire positive change
  • Clean and a current criminal background check
  • Basic Spanish ability recommended
  • 21 - 65 years old (due to visa requirements)
  • Passport of UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa or Australia (due to visa requirements)
  • Commitment to 4-month placement in Costa Rica

Whats not included?

Dates & Price

Need any help or have any questions? Then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Dates:

  • May 26th, 2019
  • July 28th, 2019
  • September 22nd, 2019

Prices:

As this program is run by an NGO, there is a small admin fee required in order to fund program organization and logistical costs.

A one-off £250 admin fee covering all arrangements and visa support.

Contact Details

If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us: 

https://www.theteflacademy.com/assets/images/need-icon.png What you Need

  • Bachelor's degree in any field
  • Level 5 TEFL Certificate
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Community spirited and keen to inspire positive change
  • Clean and a current criminal background check
  • Basic Spanish ability recommended
  • 21 - 65 years old (due to visa requirements)
  • Passport of UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa or Australia (due to visa requirements)
  • Commitment to 4-month placement in Costa Rica

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https://www.theteflacademy.com/assets/images/need-green.png What’s Included

  • Airport pick up from San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)
  • 4-day arrival orientation, including accommodation with a host family
  • Onward transport from San Jose to host town or city
  • Private room accommodation with a host family throughout the program
  • Three meals daily provided by host family (breakfast, lunch & evening meal)
  • Access to laundry service
  • Support for obtaining Volunteer Visa to Costa Rica
  • 24-hour support from local on-site program coordinators
  • All teaching materials and course syllabus provided to you, meaning minimal prep time
  • USD$ 500 flight bonus paid on completion of the program - will be distributed via check one week prior to contract conclusion

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  • Year-round

“It turns out this was one of the best decisions I have ever made. My only regret is not doing it sooner!”

Jason Sinclair,
Teaching in Thailand

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