One of the best ways to experience a culture is to learn its language. GOAT Volunteers is excited to provide the opportunity for volunteers to engage in Spanish lessons in addition to their volunteer projects in Spain and Costa Rica.
The language lessons offered by our partner in Spain are available for volunteers on any of the projects. Lessons will either be in the morning or afternoon depending on your volunteering schedule. The schools providing the lessons are some of the best in València & Denia. Prices listed below are in addition to the project fee.
- 1st week: $300
- Additional weeks (each): $250
The language lessons offered by our partner in Ecuador are available for volunteers on any of the projects based in Quito. Lessons will either be in the morning or afternoon depending on your volunteering schedule. Prices listed below are in addition to the project & application fees.
- $120 per week for 15 hours of lessons (3 hours per day)
- $160 per week for 20 hours of lessons (4 hours per day)
Our partner in Costa Rica offers language lessons in Spanish as an add-on to a volunteering project or as a stand-alone program before/after a volunteering project. Lessons are offered in Heredia or Jacó.
Volunteering + Spanish Lessons
When projects are near the Spanish Language Campuses in Heredia and Jacó Beach, volunteers can take Spanish lessons if they choose. Spanish lessons in the mornings from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and volunteering projects in the afternoons from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. For volunteering + Spanish lessons price inclusions, refer to the project page on which you wish to volunteer. Prices below represent the combined project fee and lessons fee.
- 1 week: $450
- 2 weeks: $800
- 3 weeks: $1,200
- 4 weeks: $1,500
Stand Alone Lessons
Stand alone lessons are completely separate from a volunteering project. They can be booked in the weeks before or after a project; or solely on their own without a volunteering project. Discounted prices are given to those who are participating on a volunteering project. All stand alone lessons include:
- Airport pickup
- Accommodation in local Volunteers’ House (includes breakfast & lunch)
- 20 hours of Spanish lessons a week
- 4 hours per day Monday to Friday, with a 20 minutes break
- All required books and materials
- Participation Certificate
- Spanish Placement Test
- Latino Dancing Lesson
- Tropical Fruits & Costa Rica Cooking Lesson
Prices (booked with a volunteering project):
- 1 week: $300
- 2 weeks: $500
- 3 weeks: $750
- 4 weeks: $975
Prices (booked without a volunteering project):
- 1 week: $350
- 2 weeks: $550
- 3 weeks: $800
- 4 weeks: $1,000
Disclaimer: GOAT Volunteers receives a small commission on the sale of the above programs. Prices subject to change without notice. Please inquire for current pricing.