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We need 6 volunteers
Proyecto San Gerardo has provided free language classes for rural Costa Ricans since 2007. Speaking English helps our students gain meaningful and better paid work in the tourist sector and our volunteers are greatly appreciated for the skills they share.
San Gerardo is a beautiful village of just over 300 people who speak only Spanish and provide a wonderful homestay experience for our volunteers. Free time can be spent hiking in the beautiful Cloudbridge Reserve or climbing Mt Chirripo, the second tallest mountain in Central America. We are close to the Pacific with surfing and everything the beach can offer for weekends.
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Proyecto San Gerardo will arrange a homestay for you with a local family that suits your needs. They will provide all your meals, do your laundry and treat you as a member of the family. There is a cost of $350/month that goes directly to the family as another way we support the community.
All meals are provided and although Costa Rica is famous for rice and beans you will be offered lots of veggies and fruit as well as cheese and eggs. Meat is not a huge part of the diet. Coffee of course! But if you prefer tea no problem. Our water comes from natural springs and is potable.