Support Animal and Wildlife Rescue Centers
- Help saving abandoned pets and rehabilitating them.
- Work in an animal shelter or small zoo.
- Gain Spanish practice by living with a host family and sharing daily life with locals.
- Make memories you'll never forget during your time abroad.
- Learn more about the Latin American ways, customs and habits.
About the program
Contribute to our dog rescue shelters by saving abandoned pets and rehabilitating them.
Culturally speaking in Latin America, dogs and cats are not looked upon as integral members of the family the way they are in many other countries. This often leads to neglect and abandonment. The projects we work with protect these animals and provide human company, medical treatment, and playtime ...
Working hours vary according to the needs of the project, but volunteers can expect to work 3-4 hours per day, Monday to Friday, in the morning or in the afternoon.
All year round, Cusco and its surrounding towns celebrate a mix of Inca and Catholic holidays, providing visitors with a variety of different cultural activities to experience. Cusco offers travelers a plethora of historical and archaeological sites both in and out of the city. Students most ...
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Details on arrival
Every Monday, all year round. The project is located in the suburb San Jerónimo in the city of Cusco. This is a 40 minute bus ride from the city center.
Volunteers travel to and from the project by either walking or using local buses or taxis. For the first visit to the project participants are taken by a Maximo Nivel representative using the local transport and given additional information about how to get to and from your project. Local buses cost approximately S/. 0.70 (about US$ 0.30) one way.
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