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Peru Volunteer Program with Global Volunteers

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week


Programs start year-round!


Everyone can help. No professional qualifications necessary. If you enjoy nurturing children, assisting adults, or working with your hands to garden or improve living conditions, you can be a valuable resource on this program. Specialists in agriculture, education, and health care can apply their professional skills.


  • English

Cost in US$:

Program fees start from $2495

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Medical insurance
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad

Program Fees Include:

Tax-deductible program fees! The program fee is used to support community development projects as well as:
- All Meals: Delicious local cuisine
- Accommodations: Comfortable and safe hotels in Lima near the beach
- Ground Transportation: Airport and community project transportation
- Team Leadership: Local Global Volunteers staff or volunteer team leaders
- Project Materials: Resources to sustain community projects
- Program Coordination: The costs for project management, 24-hour emergency phone, community evaluation visits, team orientation materials, volunteer preparation, emergency evacuation insurance, and international staff training.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Farming
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Recreation
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Our volunteers are culturally curious and open-minded people looking to help improve the lives of children. They enjoy Latin American culture, and are all ages, from various ethnic backgrounds, and of all different professions, such as educators, students, laborers, medical professionals, full-time parents, computer professionals, artists, lawyers and the like.

Age Range

12 to 80+

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Please contact us throughout the year to learn about fundraising, scholarships and matching grants.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

12 hours

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home