Peru is well known for its amazing mountains, unique culture, and amazing food. While Peru is well established as a tourist destination, it suffers from high inequality, high levels of poverty, and lack of access to education and health care.
By becoming a volunteer in Peru you will be helping a project improve the quality of life of local people whether it be through education, health, or environmental protection and education. Our team in Cusco will support you every step way in your program with accommodation, orientation, transportation, and more.
Internships are also available in Cusco. Through these internships, you can gain valuable hands-on experience in one of our partner clinics that specialize in treating low-income populations. The treatment is available for locals for a reduced fee making the work of interns essential to run this program.
Programs are available from 2 weeks to 24 weeks(see each program’s details) in various fields with flexible dates.
Programs in Peru start almost any Sunday Expect the last two weeks in December,major holidays and Easter week.
You can arrive at Cusco Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Alejandro Velasco Astete -CUZ)via an international flight or a local flight within Peru.
You can also arrive via bus from many destinations. Just please remember to notify us in advance of your travel plans to coordinate your pickup
All participants must be over 18 years old at the time they start their program
Some programs require basic Spanish knowledge.
Internships have their requirements related to their field, for more information please see the individual program description.
Programs are available from 2-24 weeks, although some programs have a minimum of a 4 week commitment.
Included in your program are housing, food, orientations, emergency support, transport from the airport, pre-departure support, and more.
Your fees go into paying our kind staff, teachers, legal fees, taxes, host families, your food, transportation, internet, phone bills, other utilities, maintenance, rental space, insurance, office supplies, the volunteer application process, emergency support, arranging and designing all of our programs, infrastructure, maintaining our website, making promotional material,and much much more.
But most importantly, these fees go into making sure you have a great experience and everything runs smoothly.
Spanish is the official language of this country.
Some programs require basic Spanish and some don’t.
Language lessons are available in person or online. See prices below
Programs are based around Cusco and the Sacred Valley region.
Valid for any program.
Accommodation upgrades are available on request depending on chosen project.
In person Spanish lessons:
$200 per every 20 hour segment.
Online Spanish lessons:
$150 per every 10 hour segment.