Volunteer Abroad In Peru - United Planet - 1-12 weeks

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Program Description

Peru is one of our most popular destinations for volunteers. Peru is known for it's friendly people, breathtaking landscapes, rich culture, and ancient Incan ruins. While staying with a local host family, you will be able to experience life in Cusco and get a firsthand look at important political and economic issues. Whether this will be your first international volunteer experience or your hundredth, the kindness and warmth of Peru’s people will make you feel right at home.

As a volunteer in Peru, you will be able to work at a wide range of community centers and organizations Cusco. We have established partnerships with many different types of organizations that will allow you to build relationships and form connections with the people who you meet.


Volunteers have the opportunity to work on one of the following projects in Peru:

Healthcare Quest
Psychiatric Clinic Quest
Working with the Elderly Quest
Working with Children Quest
Women's Shelter Quest
Juvenile Detention Center Quest
Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Quest
Disabled Youth Center Quest
After School Rural Quest
State School Teaching Quest
Wild Animal Care Quest
Dog Rescue Quest
Tourism and Hospitality Internship


At least 18 years old; basic Spanish language skills.

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What`s Included

Included in Your Quest Fee:

Lodging at a local homestay
Two home-cooked meals per day
8+ hours of Spanish or Quechua lessons
Cultural activities and excursions
Online pre-departure training with our Boston staff
In-country airport transportation
Emergency medical and travel insurance
24/7 in-country support and supervision
A United Planet t-shirt

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Program Details

United Planet
    Throughout the year
    Program Duration:
    1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks
    English, Spanish
    Starting at $1,995 USD

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