Volunteer in Peru Programs and Opportunities

Volunteer in Peru Programs and Opportunities

A blend of both ancient and modern lifestyles, indigenous and European cultures, Peru is one of the most bio diverse places in Earth. Boasting the majesty of Andes, the largest mountain range in the world after Himalaya, Peru is still the most indigenous country in South Africa. Ruled by Spanish colonization for many years, the country still has the traces of European tastes in their culture.

But still the country is going through the hardship for a promising economic future. From development of good education system to eradicating the inequalities in life standards of Peruvians, there are lost of challenge this country and its people are facing. Volunteering in Peru program can provide that alliance to fight against these challenges.

Available Volunteer Projects in Peru

Volunteer FDIP offers wide range of opportunities to serve for the welfare of the people of this vibrant Andean paradise.

Childcare Volunteer Program

While some areas of the country has thrived many regions are still remained poor which is holding back the economic growth of the country. Major victims of the poverty are children, especially those who are homeless and abandoned.

By volunteering in childcare project, you can contribute your time and skills to regulate a normal daily life for these kids. Helping them with sanitation and academics, playing games with them and involving them in recreational activities can be a catalyst for their physical and emotional growth.

Peru Orphanage Childcare Volunteer Program>>

Street Children Volunteer Program

It is unfortunate that many children of Peru are still living in the streets, there are several organization working in Ecuador to reunite these street kids into the society and also to provide the basic support they need in their daily lives. Working in street children volunteering project you can lend your hand of support to such support campaigns.

Medical and Healthcare Volunteer

If you are medical doctor, practitioner of medicine, medical students or public health and nursing. Volunteering in healthcare program is an ideal project for you. As a volunteer you will be shadowing the local doctors in the hospitals of Peru, or you can also help in the medical and health camp organized in various locations.

Volunteering in our medical program can be an opportunity to hone your acquired skill and knowledge of dentistry or harness your academics to establish yourself as a proficient medical worker in the future. It is also a chance to gain knowledge about the medical issues , problems and method of treatment in a developing countries like Peru

Details of Peru Medical Healthcare Volunteer Program>>

Teenage Mother Empowerment Project

Join this project working for the empowerment of the women who became mother in their teenage due to some unfortunate circumstances in their past. This project is designed to empower them with knowledge, skills and opportunities so that they can lead their future independently for the betterment of their lives and lives of their kids.

Details of Peru Teenage Mother Volunteer Program >>

Teach English Project

Though Spanish is first language of Peru, English also carries a great importance for the Peruvian people ,like in many other Latin American countries. In this time of globalization the students of the schools need to learn this language to bolster their future academic and professional life.

Volunteering as an English teacher, you can help in the schools to execute the English language and grammar classes. Your role will be as a assistant teacher in the school who will follow the curriculum and assist to lead it towards more enhanced practice of teaching.

Details of Peru Teaching Volunteer Program>>

Conservation Volunteer in Peru

This is concept of living in the rural Peruvian villages, experiencing the traditional lifestyles, learning about traditional practices of agriculture and farming, meanwhile sharing the people of these rural communities about the sustainable development, sustainable farming and nature resource management.

Details of Peru Conservation Volunteer Program in Cusco>>

Program Fee

Program fee comprises registration fee of $169 and weekly program fees. Weekly program fees are as listed below:

Weeks All Programs Medical Wildlife
1 week $249 $274 $280
2 weeks $413 $438 $560
3 weeks $527 $602 $840
4 weeks $641 $716 $1,120
5 weeks $780 $830 $1,400
6 weeks $894 $944 $1,680
7 weeks $1008 $1058 $1,960
8 weeks $1122 $1172 $2,240
9 weeks $1261 $1286 $2,520
10 weeks $1375 $1400 $2,800
11 weeks $1489 $1514 $3,080
12 weeks $1603 $1628 $3,360
Program fee includes
  • Orientation cost of volunteer
  • Contribution to host family
  • Food and accomodation
  • Emergency support
Program fee excludes
  • Airport pickup (additional $20)
  • Airfares and visa charge
  • Airport Drop
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bevarages extra food and laundry
  • Recreational activities
  • Any other personal needs
  • Daily transportations

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

How can I volunteer in Peru?

You may help Peru by helping the underprivileged, working in orphanages, schools, with street children, teaching English or conservation, working in clinics and hospitals, and many other ways.

What projects can I volunteer in Peru?

Peru has a wide range of volunteer initiatives to meet each volunteer’s abilities and passions. Healthcare Volunteer Program, Childcare Volunteer Program, Street Children Volunteer Program, and Teenage Mother Project are just a few of the many projects in Peru.

What is the average cost of volunteering in Peru?

A normal volunteer project in Peru costs $164/week and fluctuates depending on the project type. Volunteer donation to host family, food, lodging, and emergency help are all included in the program costs.

How do I get the visa to travel to Peru?

Peru does not require a visa for a stay of up to 183 days. Though a visa is not necessary, tourists must have a passport valid for at least six months and one blank page at the time of arrival, as well as documentation of return flights.

How will I be picked up at the airport?

At the Velasco astete Aeropuerto Cusco airport’s arrival gate, a local representative will receive you and transport you to your accommodation.

What vaccinations are required to volunteer in Peru?

Some of the vaccinations suggested by CDC for anyone wanting to volunteer in Peru include Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Malaria, Yellow fever, Rabies, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Pneumonia.

What are the accommodation arrangements for the volunteers in Peru?

Volunteers are accommodated with host families. Staying with a host family helps volunteers to get immersed in the culture, customs, and way of life of the community.

What do I need to know about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic before traveling to Peru?

All tourists flying to Peru must show evidence of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test issued no more than 72 hours before departure. Face masks and social distancing are mandatory.

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