About Beyond South
America is a small nonprofit agency in Cochabamba, Bolivia. It
started in 2012 with a few volunteer positions at "Casa de la
Alegria", a foundation that provides therapeutic workshops to
youth- and childcare projects in and around Cochabamba.
our team has been a volunteer, traveled to a foreign country
and knows how difficult it can be. We’ve met many volunteers
have had bad experiences, have been left alone in their
lacked support. With that in mind, we decided to start
different volunteer opportunities, with hand picked projects,
families we know well, airport pickups, 24/7 support, and most
importantly: We want to get to know our volunteers, so we can
them find not just any, but the right project for them.
we’ve grown and have become the "ones to go to when in need"
for stranded volunteers in Cochabamba. We’re still a small,
familiar organization but by now have partnerships in Bolivia,
Brazil, Ecuador, and Guatemala, and are looking for
open-minded and skilled volunteers for a wide variety of
our handpicked projects.
As we have all lived our own
lives of voluntary work all around the world, we understand
of volunteers, their concerns and wishes. We also care about
collaborating organizations, we offer only sustainable
guarantee safety and on site support for our volunteers.
may sound naïve, but we actually believe that volunteering can
change the world for the better. Acts of solidarity, global
and intercultural exchange break down borders that exist
cultures and in your own mind. Anyone who has ever worked in
country, who has given his time and energy to a good cause,
that this can be an unforgettable experience, even a life
moment. Your own impressions and the ones you leave in others,
learning experiences on both sides, bring the world closer
feedback we receive from our volunteers and from our
for itself and shows that both sides benefit from
projects in Latin America need committed volunteers and
to continue their important work. Motivated people, who work
and in solidarity, also function as an impulse for the
their employees and prove that it makes sense to continue
try to combine the needs of projects and volunteers with our
work towards finding the right project for volunteers and the
volunteer for the projects. Therefore, we want to get to know
learn more about your background, your abilities, desires and
in order to propose suitable projects to you. Of course, we
happy if you already have a project in mind and we gladly
unforgettable experience for you.
offer positions in projects working in the following fields:
out our vacancies and please note, that ALL the profit of
South America still goes to the Foundation "Casa de la
supporting and sustaining their work. So volunteering with
South America means, you contribute directly to a good cause,
bettering the lives of children in Bolivia.
us to Beyond South America.