Support Animal and Wildlife Rescue Centers

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founded in 2003
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Coordinator | Valy
Coordinator | Valy
Prenota con l'opzione Flex! Scegliete nuove date di partenza o passate a un altro programma di volontariato senza costi aggiuntivi.
Contribute to our dog rescue shelters by saving abandoned pets and rehabilitating them. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 17+
Singoli
Coppie
Famiglie
Gruppi
50+

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 for the animals. Animal Care volunteers may be placed at an animal shelter or a small zoo run by the Zoology and Biology departments at a local university. Please note that due to availability and seasonal needs at our projects, we cannot guarantee any particular type of facility. However, all the projects we work with promote the values of care and conservation for animals and your participation is valued. Volunteers may have the opportunity to work with animals such as dogs, cats, crocodiles, snakes, geckos, turtles, and a variety of other wild and domesticated animals.

Depending on the project, volunteers may be asked to:

  • Bathe and/or groom the animals
  • Provide basic obedience training
  • Clean cages, feed animals, maintain the project area
  • Interact with and host visitors to the project (often children)
  • Play with and walk the animals
  • Assist with small construction projects
  • Photography, administration, and fundraising
  • Educational programs about conservation work

This project is very physically demanding. 

Typical day

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.

Free-time activities

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 commonly like to explore the Sacred Valley, Lake Titicaca, and of course Machu Picchu. Our local staff also posts a monthly events calendar to let you know of the activities going on around MaximoOur on-site travel partner is also very knowledgeable and can assist in setting up trips. 

Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Yoga/
Meditation

Requisiti

In order to join the program you need to be at least 17 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on lunedì, martedì, mercoledì, giovedì and venerdì

Servizi inclusi

Services by Maximo Nivel

Our fees include:

- Airport pick-up
- Host family accommodations (shared room with breakfast and dinner)
- Program and safety orientation
- Walking tour
- Official certificate of volunteer service
- Emergency contact number 24/7
- Program management
- Free Tandem Conversation Program
- Free office-wide WIFI and computer lounge
- Free social activities
- Free coffee and tea and on-site snack bar
- Maximo Nivel Institute open 7 days/week

Airport Pickup at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport

Airport pick up in Cusco is included. Volunteers find our representative just outside the airport bringing a yellow flag with a smiley face on it. 

Accommodation

Volunteers stay in a traditional family-stay with a shared room and breakfast and dinner included. 

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Breakfast and dinner are included 7 days a week.

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) in Cuzco. We assist you to find cheap flights to Perù.
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 Perù provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Perù you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Perù.

Date e Prezzi

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

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.

Availability
gen feb mar apr maggio giu lug ago set ott nov dic
Duration
1 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$685
2 weeks
$945
3 weeks
$1.125
4 weeks
$1.295
5 weeks
$1.460
6 weeks
$1.625
7 weeks
$1.790
8 weeks
$1.955
9 weeks
$2.120
10 weeks
$2.285
11 weeks
$2.450
12 weeks
$2.615
13 weeks
$2.780
14 weeks
$2.945
15 weeks
$3.110
16 weeks
$3.275
17 weeks
$3.440
18 weeks
$3.605
19 weeks
$3.770
20 weeks
$3.935
21 weeks
$4.100
22 weeks
$4.265
23 weeks
$4.430
24 weeks
$4.595
25 weeks
$4.760
26 weeks
$4.925
27 weeks
$5.090
28 weeks
$5.255
29 weeks
$5.420
30 weeks
$5.585
31 weeks
$5.750
32 weeks
$5.915
33 weeks
$6.080
34 weeks
$6.245
35 weeks
$6.410
36 weeks
$6.575
37 weeks
$6.740
38 weeks
$6.905
39 weeks
$7.070
40 weeks
$7.235
41 weeks
$7.400
42 weeks
$7.565
43 weeks
$7.730
44 weeks
$7.895
45 weeks
$8.060
46 weeks
$8.225
47 weeks
$8.390
48 weeks
$8.555
49 weeks
$8.720
50 weeks (max. stay)
$8.885
Average fees
$431 /week

Si prega di notare che le tariffe sopra indicate sono stimate. Maximo Nivel vi informerà sul prezzo finale durante il processo di candidatura.
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 Maximo Nivel during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Garanzia di qualità
Elevati standard etici & impatto sociale trasparente
Opzione Flex
Cambia la tua prenotazione senza costi aggiuntivi
Garanzia di Rimborso
Vi rimborsiamo le spese se Maximo Nivel annulla il vostro viaggio
Supporto & Mediazione
Ti copriamo le spalle, qualunque cosa accada
I nostri servizi sono gratuiti!
Tutti i costi del programma sono addebitati direttamente da Maximo Nivel.

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Support Animal and Wildlife Rescue Centers

Contribute to our dog rescue shelters by saving abandoned pets and rehabilitating them.

$431/week

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