Enviromental Protection Supporter

Work with local plants and animals in conserving the habitat, sustainability and recycling proyects, environmental education

The project

In this volunteer project you will be educating children on the implementation of sustainable environmental conservation. Children are the future of the planet so by teaching them about natural conservation and sustainability they will be able to implement these concepts from childhood on. 

The goal of the project is to pioneer in enviromental education for children. The initiators pursue the goal to make children familiar with nature, which gives them knowledge on flora and fauna for a healthy climate. 

This centre provides a large green area with a variety of herbs, vegetables and orchards as well as special recycling areas and classrooms for theoretical lessons and for craft projects. 

Volunteering in this project in Peru you will guide and teach children to and in sustainable conservation and support actively the conservation of our planet.

Your work 

In this project you will be working with the local community. Everyone on the project is working together to protect the ecosystem and also helps to raise the awareness of the importance of preserving the local environment. 

On a typical working day you will be:

  • creating new green areas together with children, 
  • supporting material development, 
  • decorating the classrooms, 
  • maintenance of ecological areas such as hiking trails, 
  • educating local communities about hygiene, 
  • prevention and recycling programs


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Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
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).
Language Skills
You need to speak Spanish (intermediate level)
Health Declaration
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 09:00 - 15:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at South America Inside are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

There are many different activities to choose from during your time in Peru. Most volunteers travel around the city and surrounding areas taking in the amazing views and the rich culture Peru has to offer. There are also a number of bars in the city where you can socialize with other volunteers.



What's included?
Consultation of our experienced staff | Translation of documents | Placement in volunteer project | Orientation on arrival | Orientation kit | Local support | 24h-Emergency Number | Accommodation | Advice on travel insurance |Flight booking service (optional) | Certificate of participation | Application fee
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.

In this project you will be staying with a host family in a private bedroom but with a shared bathroom and other living areas. This will give you the chance to improve your Spanish skills, and try local food.

There is also the option of living in a guest house with internationals (prices vary).

Guest Family Guesthouse Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

If you stay with a host family full board is provided (3 meals per day)

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
25 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Cusco/Peru between 4 weeks and 25 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. South America Inside will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
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 South America Inside during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in Peru

Check out first

Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Peru. Please check the visa regulations for Peru.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Peru and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Peru.
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Peru.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Velazco Astete (CUZ) in Cuzco. 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.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Peru you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Peru.
What can you do in leisure-time in Peru while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
Region of Cusco, Peru, Cusco, Peru

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