Surf and Volunteer in Peru
Peru: Piura, Rural Areas
2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks
start 1st, 3rd weekend of each month
* Willingness to work with community members including youth
* Tolerance for the unexpected (power outages, water shortage, etc)
* Sense of adventure
* Understand contributing financial as well as human resources.
Cost in US$:
- In-country orientation/Training
- In-country staff support
- Pre-departure orientation/Training
- Written materials pre-departure
Program Fees Include:
Costs for the volunteer positions are broken down into two components: 1) Volunteer Contribution or donation and 2) Program Fees. The volunteer contribution is a one-time tax-deductible donation of USD 395 used to support the operation of the not-for-profit in the local community and provide the infrastructure to do so.
Program fees are USD 295/week for each and every week on the program. Program fees include: food, lodging, transportation to Lobitos from Northern Peru regional capital Talara, pre-project preparation, local support, health and safety management, surfboard use and contribution to the salaries of local staff. Therefore, the total for a two-week program is USD $985. A month-long volunteer stay would cost USD $1,575. Internships are available to volunteers who complete 4 weeks of volunteer service and are able to fill a gap in programming as determined by the Site Supervisor.
- Community Development
- Grassroots Organization
- Health Education
- Renewable Energy
- Small Business Development
- Youth Development
A typical volunteer has a strong desire to have fun while doing good. Previous volunteers have ranged from gap-year travelers to corporate volunteers taking a break from the daily grind. Some volunteers don't surf, but many have a desire to improve their surfing or learn how.
This Program is open to
Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.
Typical Living Arrangements
- Guest House
- Group living
Typically Participants Work
Independently or in Groups of no more than 11
Application Process Involves
- Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
Post Services Include
- Exit Debriefing Abroad