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Volunteer Abroad Peru Lima Cusco Piura Orphanage, Street Kids, Clinics, DayCare, A Broader View Volunteer Corp, Lima, Cusco, Piura, Peru


Organization: A Broader View Volunteer Corp
Contact Name: A Broader View Volunteers Corp
Position Type: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address: Lima, Cusco, Piura
Lima, Cusco, Piura, Pennsylvania  19027  
Peru
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Seniors, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Teaching, Social Services, Orphanage, Children and Youth Ministry, Health and Medicine
Hourly Commitment:
40.0 per: Week
Number of Positions:
30
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
100
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Description

Peru, the third largest country in South America, it shares borders with Ecuador, Columbia, Brazil, Bolivia and also Chile. A large mountainous country on the Pacific coast of South America, Peru offers a range of choices for a visitor. The Inca Empire, with Lake Titicaca, Cuzco and Macchu Picchu, the Andes, Amazonian rainforests, cloud people, coastal wildlife preserves and cosmopolitan cities are just some reasons to visit Peru. Although in recent years Peru has benefited from a rise in tourism offer some economic relief, millions of Peruvians live below the poverty line. More than half of the country's people struggle to survive, close to one fourth of the population live in extreme poverty. Our programs allow you to take part in meaningful community service work, while discovering the people, sights, sounds, and tastes of Peru. Volunteering in Peru is a way to totally immerse yourself in Spanish culture. This is a great opportunity to make life-long friends, learn a foreign language and discover that one person really can make a difference. Volunteer with us and see A Broader View of the World. "Service is the very purpose of life. It is the rent we pay for living on the planet." -Marian Edelman. Location pages: Lima Cusco Piura Requirements: Program Length : From 1 to 12 weeks Program Date: Flexible Start & End Date Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 hour per day Accommodations: Local guesthouse or homestay Meals: Yes, 3 meals a day Requirements: 18 years + , Basic Spanish knowledge, an able body and caring spirit.


Short Term Mission Trip Details



References from people who have done Short Term Missions with this organization before are available upon request. Submit "Send Inquiry or Apply" to receive more information.

Additional Detail



Group Travel Opportunities Family Vacation? Corporate Sponsored Project? Church Mission? All types of groups travel with A Broader View Volunteers families with children, professional colleagues, corporate sponsored service learning, medical missions, faculty-led school programs, church mission trips, etc Volunteer abroad with a group of your friends, colleagues, or peers makes for a gratifying and memorable experience. Embrace a new culture together and share in the experience of a lifetime. Traveling as a group on our programs offers a unique opportunity to bond together in an experience that combines travel, volunteering, and immersion in a new culture. We can arrange structured immersion programs customized for the needs of your group. Features can include home stay options, language classes, sightseeing trips, and on-site project coordinator. Your group may even be eligible for a discount on the program fee. Why not spend your next family vacation, church mission trip or company project with us? Make a lasting impact that changes lives and provides you one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Here is just a sample of some group projects: * Sea turtle and other conservation projects in Costa Rica * Spanish language immersion and volunteer program in Quito or Cuenca, Ecuador * Community development construction projects in Kampala, Uganda * Education/Teaching in a preschool and primary school in Arusha, Tanzania * Orphanage assistance in the Volta Region of rural Ghana * Medical and dental mission to community clinics in the Sacred Valley of Peru Start your group volunteering abroad today! Contact us to learn more about which country and project is best-suited for your groups size and interests. We can discuss project start dates; accommodations required and suggested day to day itinerary needs. Contact us today about volunteering as a group at volunteers@abroaderview.org or call us 1-215-780-1845 or 1-866-423-3258 (toll-free from the US or Canada).

Benefits Offered:


  • Room & Board

This cost includes:


Our program fees include the following services: * Prompt customer service answering your call and emails. * Pre-departure orientation guide with detailed travel, safety & cultural information * Detailed fundraising guide * Accommodations: Home stay, shared volunteer residence, guesthouses * Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily * Airport meet and greet * First night hotel accommodation *some programs * Guidance and support of a local project coordinator, 24/7 in case of emergency * Orientation/briefing on arrival * Placement in a volunteer project * Transportation to project site on arrival * Half day Spanish language refresher course *some programs * Departure transfer * Letter of completion

Application Deadline (MM/DD/YYYY)


12/31/2015

Length of Trip


3 to 4 weeks

Initially Posted: 03/25/2008
Last Updated: 04/22/2017