Projet Permanent
San jose , Costa rica


  • permanent
  • KIDS
  • DISA
  • ACI/HN2018
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 570.00 EUR


Open all year. camp fee of $320 for 4 weeks + adm. cost 250$ for ACI Costa Rica, total 570 $. 75$ for each extra week.

  • Code : ACI/HN2018
  • Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 5)
  • Langue du Projet : ESP / ESP
  • Age : 18 - 99


The Hospital de Niños is the most important institution in the whole country for children’s health care. Its staff is constituted by the most experienced pediatricians and surgeons specialized on children. As a consequence, the hospital receives babies, children and teenagers from all over the country and from all social backgrounds. The volunteering opportunities at the hospital are arranged by the Asociación de Damas Voluntarias, a group of women who give love, support and care to children in recovery process from surgeries or treatment and who collaborate with some other general activities in the hospital


• To accompany bedridden children • To play with the children in the playground area • To help in some other areas of the hospital such as the laundry • To assist in specific activities assigned by the hospital staff in accordance with the volunteer’s specific skills


The volunteers stay in a host family. The host family will not be in the area of the project.


Downtown San José


• This project only accepts female volunteers • To enjoy being with children • To have a basic Spanish level • To be sociable • To have lots of initiative • To be respectful towards the rules of the institution. Open all year. camp fee of $320 for 4 weeks + administrative cost 250$ for ACI Costa Rica, total 570 $. 75$ for each extra week. Administrative cost are based on the length of your stay: 1 to 4 weeks : $250, 5 to 8 weeks : $350, 9 to 12 : $450, over 13 weeks :$550

We are active affiliate of the International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) Federation, with its main offices in Berlin, Germany and representation in the five continents through its Member Organizations and Committees. ICYE is recognized by the United Nations as �International Messenger of Peace� and forms part of the Co-Coordinating Committee for International Volunteer Services (CCIVS), associated to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

In Costa Rica, we work in different areas, sending and receiving volunteers, for long and short terms, in groups or as independent persons. We also coordinate our work with other programs such as German Civil Service, Italian Civil Service, �Weltw�rts� of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, British �Community Service Volunteers�, the European Union�s �European Voluntary Service�, �Canada World Youth�, and �United Planet� from the USA.

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