Costa Rica

Peace Corps in Costa Rica

There are 140 Volunteers in Costa Rica working with their communities on projects in community and youth development and English education. During their service in Costa Rica, Volunteers learn to speak Spanish. More than 3,630 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Costa Rica since the program was established in 1963.

Current: 140
To Date: 3630
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Volunteer Openings in Costa Rica

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TEFL Teacher

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TEFL Teacher & Trainer

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Youth Development Coordinator

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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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