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Work in a Home for Teenage Mothers

Program Duration

2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month




Participants need to have an intermediate to advanced level of Spanish proficiency.


  • Quechua
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Starting at USD835 for two weeks

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Pre-departure Support: ELI's staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help volunteers and interns to prepare for their travels.

Airport Pickup: Volunteers are met at the airport in Lima or Cusco and provided with transportation to their accommodations

In-country Orientation: Each volunteer program starts with a one to two day orientation which covers important topics on the logistics of living and working in Peru, city tours, help with transportation, and optional Spanish classes

In-country Staff Support: ELI's Peru coordinator has years of experience working with Peruvian NGOs. She is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

Accommodations: Participants stay either with a local host family or in a shared apartment depending on the project.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Cooking
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Gender Issues
  • Health
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Recreation
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive.

Age Range

18 and older

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application