Costa Rica

Peace Corps in Costa Rica

There are more than 105 Volunteers in Costa Rica working with their communities on projects in community and youth development and education. During their service in Costa Rica, Volunteers learn to speak Spanish. More than 3,685 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Costa Rica since the program was established in 1963. 

Current: 105
To Date: 3685
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Volunteer Openings in Costa Rica

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Secondary Education English Teacher

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Secondary Education English Teacher Trainer

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Youth Development Promoter

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With enthusiasm, dedication, creativity, respect, resilience, perseverance, and professionalism, we aspire to make a real difference in the lives of the Costa Rican children, youth, and families who face daily hardships and are seeking a new future. I hope the stories and photos from our current volunteers featured in this website will offer insights into what it means to be a Peace Corps Volunteer in this warm and welcoming country.

Anne Braghetta, Country Director
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Contributions to the Costa Rica Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Costa Rica.

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