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Support Enviromental Protection in Peru

Cusco, Peru

Help preserve the natural beauty of Peru by helping with sustainability projects and environmental education.

The Project

During this volunteer project, you will educate children on the implementation of sustainable environmental conservation. Children are the future of the planet and by teaching them about natural conservation and sustainability, they will be able to implement the concepts in the future.

The goal of this project is to provide environmental education for children. It also aims to familiarize children with nature, giving them knowledge about wildlife and vegetation in a healthy climate. 

This center provides a large green area with a variety of herbs, vegetables, and orchards. It also has special recycling areas and classrooms for theoretical lessons and crafts. 

As a volunteer for this project in Peru, you will guide and teach children about sustainable conservation and actively support the conservation of our planet.

 

Your Tasks 

During this project, you will work with the local community. Everyone that is a part of the project is working together to protect the ecosystem and raise the awareness about the importance of preserving the local environment. 

On a typical work day, you will be:

  • Creating new green areas together with children
  • Supporting material development
  • Decorating the classrooms
  • Maintaining ecological areas, such as hiking trails 
  • Educating local communities about hygiene 
  • Assisting with prevention and recycling programs

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 to take in the amazing views and rich culture that Peru has to offer. There are also several bars in the city where you can socialize with other volunteers.
Important to know: world famous Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca ruins, are not far away!!

Concert/Music
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Yoga/Meditation

Program Requirements

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
required
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

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
50+

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

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Accommodation

For the success of your volunteer stay in Peru a cozy accommodation is an important component. The accommodation in a single room with a Peruvian host family, including full board, allows you to get to know the local cuisine and immerse yourself in traditional family life. Moreover, living with a host family offers you the opportunity to experience the warmth of Peruvian people, their habits and their culture. In addition, you will continually improve your Spanish skills.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Full-board is provided (3 meals per day).

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. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (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.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Peru you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Peru.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$1,085.00
5 weeks
$1,240.00
6 weeks
$1,395.00
25 weeks (max. stay)
$4,340.00
Average fees
$222.00/week

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 let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Peru.
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.
Americas South America Peru Cusco, Region of Cusco, Peru
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