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Become a Volunteer, Working Student or even an Employee @ Rancho Leona  River Lodge

Rancho Leona is small lodge and micro eco tourism enterprise located in La Virgen, Sarapiqui. Our core business is lodging and tours like kayaking, rafting and rainforest hikes. Please take a good look around our website here. This will help you get acquainted and will answer many questions.

Here are some things to consider if you have an interest in working or voluntering here


  • Open and Honest
  • People person
  • Self Starter and motivated
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to Juggle
  • Bilingual with an emphasis on English
  • Flexible


  • Showing guests rooms, getting them registered and general check in and out
  • Arranging activities such as kayak, raft, transport, etc.
  • Answering the phones
  • Inspecting and assisting with cleaning and general stuff for smooth operations
  • Lodge security
  • Ability to rise to the occasions
  • Working with others where language and cultural differences can be challenging

 Additionally we have a laundry and wish list of other possibilities and projects here that someone may find interesting. Are you a handy person with carpentry, gardening, cooking skills, interests and experience? Have some interest and ideas about marketing, advertising and selling the rancho and it’s tour packages? Have you got a proposal or project on your mind ? We have a special interest in anyone with contacts, networks, ideas and energy for bringing tour groups to the lodge for kayaking, rafting, rainforest safaris and adventures. This contribution would definitely have commissions and incentives. 

Volunteer provides for their own transportation to and from the Rancho.
Volunteers are asked to pay 12.00$ per day during a trial period. This helps cover room, board internet/computer use and related expenses. You will be responsible for any additional such as comfort food, entertainment or other activities. You will have a chance to have fun on the water and in the rainforest. Typically this lasts for a period of 2 weeks. This may be waived sooner in the event of a good working situation both of us. After the trial period we will discuss how it’s working and proceed from there.

If you are interested in further exploring the possibility of joining us please go to our go to contact page and fill out the form. We will be in touch pronto.

If you'd like to discuss this via telephone we use skype for international calling for pennies. Give us a phone number, a date and time or 2 -keep time zones in mind and well give you a holler. If you want call the numbers below.

Call 506 2761 1019 or 2761 0048 costa rica country code is 011


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