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Surf and Volunteer in Peru
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Surf and Volunteer in Peru

Locations

Peru: Piura, Rural Areas

Causes

  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health Education
  • Microfinance
  • Nutrition
  • Recreation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Small Business Development
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Youth Development

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks

Dates

start 1st, 3rd weekend of each month

Age Range

varies

This Program is open to

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

Cost in USD

USD 780

Program Includes:

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.

Accommodation Options

  • Guest House
  • Group living

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

* Willingness to work with community members including youth
* Flexibility
* Tolerance for the unexpected (power outages, water shortage, etc)
* Sense of adventure
* Understand contributing financial as well as human resources.

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Other