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Coordinator | Bernabé
Coordinator | Bernabé
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You will have an experience that will change your life.
Give more opportunities for improve to children who need it.
Improve your professional and acquired skills.
Help make the world a better place.
Learn more about the culture and attractions of the beautiful city of Huancayo and surroundings in your free time.
Teach artistic skills to children and adolescents. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Development of artistic skills for children and adolescents:  Here you will help increase the artistic skills of children, adolescents, young people and old people teaching painting, ceramics, dance, singing, piano, guitar, saxophone, etc and making artistic workshops.

You can provide classes and workshops in  schools, projects, classrooms, orphanages, groups, NGOs,  etc.

  • Art is a good way of expression and children would be very happy to learn this way of doing it. Develop creativity through art, teach other ways to express themselves.
  • Through art you can express emotions,  feelings,  thoughts,  perspectives and sensations.              
  •  Improve people's vision of the world. 
  • Art in all its expressions helps to live better and better understand life.
  • Art speaks where words are unable to explain.

Typical day

In the morning at 8:00 am, you will go to the center, project or classroom for instructions and activity planning, then accompany the person in charge or start teaching the children. At noon after work at 1pm you can do other free time activities or you have the option to participate in a second project.

Free-time activities

We are surrounded by many tourist attractions such as:

  • La Selva Central, home to many Ashaninka tribes
  • Santa Rosa de Ocopa, the oldest monastery in the region (also featuring the largest library, with 25.000 ancient books)
  • The first Peruvian capital "Jauja"
  • The largest water reserve in Peru, "Reserva Paisajistica Nor Yauyos"
  • Huaytapallana Glacier (5.200 m.a.s.l.)
  • Numerous pre-Inca ruins

During your stay you can also share your free time in several activities in our local institutions enjoying an intercultural experience where you can share and realize your own dreams, practice your career or learn new things like the ones listed below.

Please note, that the listed free time activities cost additionally.   



In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) or Spanish (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
Art, Social, Education, Sports at High School, University level
Required Documents
CV and copy of ID/passport
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
People with great empathy and desire to help are required that likes to teach and learn.
A volunteer who has have developed their soft skills.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 13:00

What's Included

Services by Expand Peru

  • Bed in shared room, sheets, pillows and blankets.
  • Kitchen available
  • Bathroom with shower and hot water.
  • International cable television and Wi-Fi.
  • Assistance, advice and organization of activities.

Residence for volunteers: It is a pleasant place where volunteers from different parts of the world live together, very accessible from the city center, it has shared bedrooms, bathroom with hot water, living room and full kitchen, wi-fi and international television. You can freely use the kitchen and other services at no additional cost.

Bedroom (Double) Dorm Room
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Jauja Airport (JAU) in Jauja. We assist you to find cheap flights to Peru.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Peru provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Peru you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Peru.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

We are available all year round and every month without exception.

Arrival time preferably during the day, so that the pick-up is more accessible.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
9 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$126 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Expand Peru will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Expand Peru during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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