National Park Conservation & Plastic-Free Oceans

Company : Jamso Trainee GmbH
Location : Puntarenas
Duration: 2 weeks to 6 months
Approx Costs: 250 to 3000+ $ Dollars (US)

  • Learn more about the unique biodiversity in Costa Rica and clean up the ocean
  • Working in one of the most beautiful Marine National Parks with lot of wildlife in Costa Rica
  • Gain Spanish experience and live with other volunteers at the volunteer house together (great ocean view!)
  • Learn about Costa Rica and the wonderful culture and make friends
  • Enjoy the country and the wonderful beaches around

The national park is located on the Southern end of the Nicoya Peninsula, one of the highlights in Costa Rica for wildlife watching. It is composed of densely covered mountains and rich marine ecosystems on the coasts. The national park is an almost unexplored biological area and has great importance to the ecosystem. There are a wide variety of tourist and educational attractions, as well as research opportunities.

This program can as well be for students who like to make an internship in Costa Rica. Some of the opportunities to research are:
  • Cabo Blanco beach and Island,
  • Marine coastal landscape,
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Forest coastal landscape and natural regeneration
During your time at the national park, you will stay at the volunteer house. In the mornings you have a nice view of the ocean. Costa Rican culture is very relaxed learn more about the Pura Vida lifestyle.

Typical day

Usually, volunteers work 5-days a week. Working days are chosen by the park in coordination with the volunteer before arriving.

Working hours between 4-6 hours a day.
  • cleaning and improving the infrastructure of  trails, bridges, the biological station, and the parking lot
  • maintenance of facilities and green areas
  • beach cleanup campaigns
  • research cooperation
  • occasional reforestation work
  • environmental education in schools
  • collection and separation of wastes
  • attention, guidance, and control of visitors
  • surveys implementation
  • monitoring and surveillance in projects
  • computational work
  • development of education and outreach materials

Accommodation: you will stay at the volunteer house in the national park. Please note, that Costa Rica do have animals and living in a national park means as well to live with animals. You should be ok, that small insects are around you :)

Start Dates

Monday, or upon request. Start day can be any day between Monday and Thursday

Costs / Benefits

Service include:
- Airport Pick Up
- Local support
- 12/7 Emergency Number
- Accommodation in a volunteer house
- 3 meals a day

Booking / Enquiry

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