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San Jose

Costa Rica

Special Needs Support in Costa Rica

Program Category:

Special Needs and Inclusion

The association is dedicated to serving adults between 18 and 60 years old maximum, with special needs such as down syndrome, mentally challenged, I.C.P (Infantile Cerebral Palsy) with manageable behaviors. Responsibilities are going to be related to helping with the day-a-day activities, physical therapies, psychology workshops, technical training to make handcrafts and become a positive role model and friend with as many of the kids and families as possible.

This program is designed for

Every individual who wants to make a positive and meaningful impact on people with special needs.

Volunteer Responsibilities

Your responsibilities at this project may vary widely depending on the needs of the organization at the time of your visit. Responsibilities are going to be related to design, manage and evaluate projects, helping with the day-to-day activities, physical therapies, psychology workshops, technical training to make handcrafts and become a positive role model and friend with as many of the kids and families as possible.

Program Specifications

Program Cost

Registration Fee:  US $249

1 Week Program Fee:

370

US$

Extra Per Week:

175

US$

Program Duration

1-week minimum

Program Availability

All year round

Language Skills

Basic level

Volunteer Hours

6 hours a day

Location

San Jose

Program Formats

Individuals

Groups

Internship

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Ways To Join

Programs

Group Volunteering

What is included in My program fee?

ACOMMODATION

We always provide comfortable accommodation suitable to the program module and location. Typically, that might mean a home stay or during your selected program. All rooms always include WiFi.

In-Country Orientation

From the time you arrive in the country, we will make sure your trip runs smoothly. We show you the best places to eat, banks, point of interests, and are there for all questions.

MEALS

Your experience includes a weekly meal plan of hearty and healthy local fare. The plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday.

Weekends are free for making your own culinary explorations

Monetary donation

A monetary donation goes directly to the project where you will be volunteering. This money is used to help the project purchase material they need on a daily basis, meals or pay other expenses they have.

ACTIVITIES

You always learn and enjoy more when you are relaxed. That’s why we build in a weekly selection of activities, excursions, events and outings into our tours, language courses, volunteer service. From Salsa, to hiking a active volcano!

Certificate

Certification (if requested) of completion of the volunteer program, perfect for inclusion in your resume.

Airport pickup

Airport pick up in private shuttle to your accommodation.

Mentorship & SUPPORT

Adventure worry-free, knowing you are supported by VAGT 24/7. Your VAGT expert helps you choose the right program for your needs and prepares you for the journey ahead. We even offer the peace of mind of a comprehensive medical, cancellation and interruption insurance plan. 

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with vagt?