Do you want to work with impoverished communities in Costa Rica while exploring the most bio-diverse country in the world? Are you worried about your accommodation and if you will get to experience local Costa Rican meals?
Worry no more, GCR ensures your safety and comfort while providing you with an opportunity for cultural immersion during you time volunteering in Costa Rica.
Global Crossroad provides accommodation facilities to its volunteers. While at the volunteer programs in Costa Rica, you will stay with a host family that is well-screened and experienced to host international volunteers like you.
Host Family in Costa Rica:
You will stay with a loving, courteous and socially respected host family while in Costa Rica. To ensure your security and compatibility, GCR thoroughly screens each and every member of the family before selecting them for you. Staying with a local host family allows you to get a better understanding of how the everyday livelihood of people living here actually is.
Local host family members in Costa Rica are educated, socially respected and well informed. For your comfort, the family house is a permanent modern structure that is simple, clean and secure to allow you plenty of opportunity to immerse in the unique culture and learn the local language. Having a welcoming family to spend your days with will add extra satisfaction to your volunteering trip in Costa Rica.
For your easy accessibility, host families are all located about 15 minutes’ drive from the project site. Hospitals, medical clinics, schools, markets and restaurants can all be found within a walking distance from your accommodation.
Your comfort and convenience while you volunteer project in Costa Rica is GCR’s top priority by ensuring all families offer spacious and comfortable bedrooms. The bedrooms are spacious featuring a single bed, clean bedding materials, fans and other needed modern facilities. You can expect western style clean toilets with running tap water. Private rooms are available. But depending on the availability, you will share your room with other volunteers of same gender
In your new home away from home, you will be loved and accepted like a new member of the family, and just like the locals, you too will have to wash your clothes with hands while volunteering in Costa Rica. But you can always opt to use laundry services in the nearby city.
Single or Shared rooms (same gender)
Comfortable single and double beds
Regular supply of water (No hot water)
Safe and sound living environment
Quality home-cooked meals