Volunteer in Costa Rica: Immersion Spanish Lessons Escazu

Volunteer in Costa Rica  Meaningful travel begins when you engage with people of the world. If you are considering a volunteer program in Costa Rica and want to improve your Spanish, our language immersion volunteer program is a perfect fit.  In this program you will enhance your Spanish, grow as an individual and discover more about the local Tica culture.  You will have daily lessons with a native Spanish speaker, living with a local Costa Rican family and participating in a locally-run community program. Through this program you will discover life as a global citizen and (hopefully) gain a broader view of the world.

Language immersion volunteer program in Escazu includes 8 hours of weekly Spanish lesson 4 afternoons per week. Volunteers will be given a placement test to determine their Spanish level.  Lessons will be personalized to focus on proper pronunciation, grammar and conversation. This language immersion option can be combined with any of our Escazu volunteer projects.  

Volunteer Abroad: Immersion Spanish Lessons


  • Project length: From 1 week to 4 weeks.
  • Arrival Airport: San Jose (SJO) Juan Santamaría International Airport.
  • Lessons: Monday to Friday. 2 hours of instruction - 4 days.
  • Volunteer work: Monday to Friday:  4-6 hours per day.
  • Age Limits: 18 years or older for solo travelers.
  • Airlines: American, United, Delta, US Airways, Copa, Taca, Avianca, Spirit Airways.
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov/


  • Accommodation: Host Families.
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
  • Arrival: Airport (SJO) meet and greet by ABV Staff and Airport transfer on arrival to San Jose
  • Orientation: Orientation upon arrival.
  • Support: Full time in-country ABV Coordinator.  24/7 emergency contact number.
  • Departure: Transfer back to the airport at the end of the program.

Not included:

  • Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance (US$53 approx). Internet & Laundry optional: only available in some host families: US$10 a week). Any extra activities and excursions or tours not described on the planned itinerary.

When can I travel?

Easy. Choose the dates that work best for you. Although some programs have date restrictions the majority of our volunteer programs are available year round. Volunteers select their own program start date and complete an online application. Once you have been accepted and dates approved, ABV will ask you to confirm your registration by paying a $120 included in the overall fee.

Money Matters

A Broader View Volunteers work tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where ABV projects are based. As a tax-exempt 501 c(3) organization A Broader View receive 100% of our funding from volunteer contributions. Through your program fee contribution our non-profit charity organization can operate beneficial humanitarian aid programs which are successful and continuous supported year round.

Local, professional full-time coordinators, placement logistics, airport pick up and departure transportation, arrival orientation, food & local accommodations, are a major part of providing a safe, meaningful volunteer experience. When you join A Broader View, you will receive pre-trip visa and vaccination support, assistance with flights, fundraising planning, through our interactive online volunteer portal. Our local partners not only benefit from volunteers valuable contributions at the project, they benefit financially with year-round monetary support from A Broader View. In the last decade A Broader View has donated over 3.5 million dollars in international aid.

By joining A Broader View you are not only helping to make a difference during your own trip, your impact will last even after you go home.

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