Projet Permanent
San jose , Costa rica


  • permanent
  • SOCI
  • KIDS
  • ACI/OES2018
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 650.00 USD


Open all year. camp fee of $400 for 4 weeks + adm. cost 250$ for ACI Costa Rica, total 650 USD. and 75$ for each extra week.

  • Code : ACI/OES2018
  • Dispo : 2M / 3F (Total Part 5)
  • Langue du Projet : ESP / ESP
  • Age : 18 - 99


ICYE Costa Rica "Obras del Espiritu Santo" is an institution which takes care of children and adults from very poor areas in San Jose. Since 2000 the volunteers from "Obras del Espiritu Santo" they have been given support, medical treatment and legal assistance to homeless people too.


Assist in the daycare center taking care of the children, assist during meal time, work in the nursery with the smaller children, assist in other activities and departments when necessary If the volunteer wants, it is possible to help with the night patrols to the slums and the Red Light District of San José where Obras del Espíritu Santo provides food to poor families and homeless people.


2 meals provided by host family and 1 meal at the work placement.


"Obras del Espiritu Santo project’’ is located in Barrio Cristo Rey, southern side of San Jose city. From San Jose downtown is 15 minutes by bus. Climate: The dry season is from December to May, and is the time of year when it is almost no rain. During the rest of the year (from May to November) it rains constantly. There are several internet cafes around San Jose city.


Only female volunteers are accepted. Have a basic Spanish level. Be patient and tolerant. Be independent and have initiative. Be able to work with children and to organize activities for them. Open all year. camp fee of $400 for 4 weeks + adm. cost 250$ for ACI Costa Rica, total 650 USD. and 75$ for each extra week.

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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