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VOLUNTEERING GAP YEAR ADVENTURE & CONSERVATION IN PERU

The land of the Amazon, the Incas, the Andes and Lake Titicaca. Visit the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu.
And, of course, the amazing Amazon Rainforest is definitely a must as one of the Top 10 things on your Bucket List!

You'll help and learn at the same time - much more than you would have thought possible. You'll be contributing to vital conservation and helping the local community. Please see our list of brief descriptions below, then click on the link to read all about the project.

CAN'T CHOOSE? Call our Peru Project Consultant, Karen Herring, for free advice and guidance. +44 (0)1903 502595

The Travellers Worldwide conservation project in Peru was exactly what I hoped it would be and exactly what it claimed to be…It was also the best value for money I could find and encompassed a broad range of skills, experience, and opportunities that other projects lacked. Carys Hutton

Conservation and animal welfare in an Endangered Animal Sanctuary in Northern Peru

Animal Welfare in an Endangered Animal Sanctuary in Northern Peru

Animal care duties await you - help them to thrive and not just survive! You'll help as an assistant warden in a private Peruvian animal sanctuary, - open to all lovers of wildlife, and especially perfect for those who are conservationists or students of nature and zoology.

You'll assist in the daily care of all animals and especially in the Centre’s efforts to create a safe habitat for them. Improve the lives of endangered species native to the coast and jungle of Peru and help to support the good works at a Sanctuary that supports the Humboldt Penguins.

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Conservation
                    and Community Development in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru

Conservation and Community Development in the Amazon Rainforest

Get involved in conservation and community development work on this excellent multi-activity project in the greatest jungle in the world - the AMAZON!

You'll benefit from professional training and actively assist in the environmental monitoring study at multiple locations. The longer you participate on the project, the more skills you'll develop. You’ll also get involved in rewarding Community Development work with the local indigenous families and communities.

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Volunteer to Care for Special Needs Children in Peru

Caring for Special Needs Children in Northern Peru

Help out at a local children's home in Peru and be a part of improving the lives of the physically and mentally disabled.

You'll be part of daily therapy sessions, helping the local staff with disabled care, and interacting with these special children. This programme will give you a new appreciation for life and caring for others!

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Family Volunteering in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru

Family Volunteering in the Amazon Rainforest

This Amazon rainforest experience gives your family the opportunity to get involved in both conservation and social projects in the rainforest and gain a deeper understanding of this complex biosphere and the local communities who live there.

Begin your programme in the Inca city of Cusco before travelling through the High Andes to the Acjance Park Guard Station and the Cloud Forest. Then you descend into the Amazon via motorised canoe down the Madre de Dios River. The journey to the Project is spectacular, an adventure in itself!

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Teaching Children in Schools in Peru

Teaching Children in Schools in Northern Peru

Assist as a teacher of various exciting subjects to primary or secondary schools in rural areas of Northern Peru...

Your main objective will be to assist a local Peruvian teacher in their class. The flexible setup of this program allows you to assist the teacher in not just formal school subjects, but also other fun and active extra-curricular activities!

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Teaching Children in Schools in Peru

Spanish Language Lessons in Northern Peru

Our classes are a great way to learn Spanish and immerse yourself in the local culture, lifestyle and cuisine of Peru. Learning a language has never been so fun!

In our 20 hour per week Spanish course, you will be learning in a group made up of no more than six students. This ensures that you get plenty of time and attention from your teacher, while giving you a fun and interactive way to learn Spanish and bond with your fellow classmates.

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Conservation Research Internship in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru

Conservation Research Internship in the Amazon Rainforest

Are you looking to start a career in conservation research? Are you passionate about sustainability and helping to protect the rainforest?

This 6-month internship programme is designed to help students and graduates students develop specific career skills in conservation research, community development, and non-profit project management, in the heart of the Amazon!

You'll intern in a leading research and experiential learning organisation in the Manu Biosphere Reserve. We offer structured learning through our programmes which is delivered at a higher level in the internship through one-on-one mentoring and frequent training workshops.

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Multimedia Internships in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru

Multimedia Internships in the Amazon Rainforest

This 3-month Multimedia Work Experience Internship programme is fantastic for anyone wanting to launch a career in media or even for someone just looking for a career break.

You will receive weekly workshops in writing, photography, filmography and design skills, along with in the field training and one-on-one meetings. You will get to understand the scientific process and what it takes to conserve biodiversity by working alongside conservation researchers in the field…all in the heart of the Amazon!

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This is an experience of a lifetime, one for people from all walks of life. Also anyone who likes great food because the food is awesome here considering where we are. Also, the bathrooms are heaven compared to places even back in the UK.

It has been an amazing experience for me in so many ways. I’m even thinking of coming back to Peru to work in the future, maybe in conservation. All in all, I’m becoming very used to this way of life and I'm not looking forward to going back home. Lawrence Smart