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Volunteer with the Peru Community Project

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Dates

Year round

Qualifications

None

Minimum Education

High School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

From USD 760 / GBP 505 including accomodation

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Language instruction
  • Housing
  • Travel while in host country

Program Fees Include:

* Airport pick up from Cusco international airport; Project and Peru orientation guide and briefing on arrival; Cusco city tour; Accommodation for the duration of your stay at the project; In country support from our project co-ordinator. You are also offered one week of free Spanish tuition in Cusco and local public bus transport to and from your project is also included.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Health Care
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Teaching

Typical Volunteer

Volunteers at our Peru Community projects come from many different backgrounds and countries and range in age from 18 to 70. The broad range of backgrounds makes volunteering on this project a great way to meet different people and means our team usually benefits from a diverse range of skills too. At busy periods you could find yourself volunteering alongside students, nurses, teachers, business people or retirees! Despite their diverse backgrounds most volunteers are united by a common interest in other cultures and a desire to help those less fortunate than themselves. You will get to meet like-minded people who are adventurous, open-minded and with a willingness to make a difference. The majority of our volunteers come from the United States, the UK, Australia, Canada and Ireland. Most applications we receive are from the USA and the UK due to the excellent transport links between North America, Europe and Peru with direct flights to Lima from many US cities and from the UK via Madrid or the US. Cusco is just a short flight from Lima. Most volunteers travel independently to the projects, although we also accommodate couples and groups. The project tends to be busier in the tourist season between May and October so we advise applying early if you wish to volunteer at this time.

Age Range

Over 18; if younger, need to be accompanied by an adult.

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Dormitory
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad