Montezuma International Art-Camp Festival “Chunches de Mar” Intern/ Volunteer opportunities!



Hi there!

Our colleagues at Refugio Mixta de Vida Silvestre Romelia are just starting with the organization of the annual Chunches de Mar Festival in Montezuma!

And they are looking for one intern and a couple of volunteers to help out with this activity!



Art festival coordinator:

This person will be working very closely to the organizer.

They need someone who can be in Costa Rica from the end of December to the end of February.

The intern will have to be in San Jose in the first week of January and will do some work there for a week.

After that he/ she will leave for Montezuma and will stay there for 3 weeks.




·         Bilingual (English and Spanish)

·         Driver’s license (Must!)

·         Knowledge in art handling and installation

·         Organizational skills

·         Some communicational skills

·         Good people skills




This person will be programming the ins and outs of the festival:

  • Making sure the artists will be picked up upon arrival
  • Receive and welcome the artists
  • Brief the artists  on how everything works
  • Have the artists sign a waiver release, collect the money
  • Make sure everyone in the staff is sufficiently informed so they can arrange the food etc.
  • Installing posters all over the peninsula and going to hotels and promote the festival.
  • Have constant contact with the organizer in collaborative purpose
  • Writing press Releases


This is a full time position, for 5 weeks. Intern gets 1 free day a week

We will cover all work – related expenses in Costa Rica.


This person also needs to be available for an interview. (Phone call/ Skype)








Artist AssistantWe need 3  volunteers for this position



·         Knowledge or interest in art.

·         Skillful in art crafting.


He or she will help the artists to craft their work and will collaborate with the coordinator to make sure the artist has all the material he/ she needs.

This person has to be in Costa Rica from January 10th to January 29th .

The volunteer will work 5 hours a day, with one free day per week.

The position is a volunteer position, so the person must cover all of his/ her expenses.








Workshop coordinator – We need 2 volunteers for this position.



·  Must love kids and teens

·  Bilingual (English and Spanish)

·  Must have experience with working with kids

·  Experience in organizing workshops is a plus


The volunteer will work for 3 weekends full day. The rest of the time he/ she will assist the artists and help with the cooking.

The volunteer will work 5 hours a day, with one free day per week.


The weekends that these 2 volunteers will be working are:

January 12th  and 13th

January 19th  and 20th

January 26th and 27th



If you are Interested in the internship or any of the volunteer positions, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Nefertiti Ingalls at to apply.




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