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Animal Rescue Assistant

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Peru Volunteer and Travel

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

You will work to remedy this by providing care and rehabilitation for various animal species at our zoo , a super rewarding volunteering experience!

With a mission to provide recreation and education alternatives to the community, the Rescue Center exhibits species from the Andean and south-eastern Amazon region and the development of strategies that recognize the importance of conserving the biodiversity of fauna present in our country.

Our Animal Care Program gives volunteers the chance to help animals that lack the proper care in Peru. At the program your time and talents will be greatly appreciated by not only the staff but the animals that deserve quality living conditions.

The project is located in the city of Cusco and belongs to one of the best Universities. And is cared for by the 2 caretaker who coordinate de local activities and have sure all animals are in good conditions. They have help from the Biology and Veterinary students.

The project requires volunteers who are innovative, motivated, and willing to take charge. At the project, you will help staff to take care of the animals, by assisting with feeding, cleaning, and maintaining their living environments. Volunteers are able to help in the mornings or afternoons as the work is taken all day. Volunteers can participate in guided tour with local students. From the staff you will learn about the variety of animals and the unique habits and histories behind each one.

We will give you the equipment you will need for working, during raining season (November to March) you may require to bring raining jackets so you can walk around the project easily and it is important that you bring adequate clothing as you will get a little dirty.

1 Shift

  • morning / 08:00 AM to 11:45 AM

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About Peru Volunteer and Travel


Av El Sol, Cusco, Cusco 08002, PE

Mission Statement

At PERU VOLUNTEER AND TRAVEL we really want to make a change. That is why we have created the most affordable, fun and life-changing volunteer programs. We know what your expectations are and that is why we do not only organize your volunteer project in the best and neediest programs, but we also organize your tours here in Peru.


Peru Volunteer and Travel was founded in 2011, and is a leading organization in volunteer and internship abroad. We have a dedicated, multilingual team available 24/7 to support and care for our volunteers, we strive to set ourselves apart by providing a top-notch client service and great home base facilities.
As a Peruvian based organization, we personally know the reality from all of our projects and we know which volunteer projects really need help from volunteers and we place our volunteers in these places so that you feel needed and satisfied.
During your volunteer placement you will always have support close at hand by our Coordinators.
A Life Changing Experience

Whether you will be working in childcare or a medical placement, teaching English, or any other program with us, you will be making a difference in the poor Peruvian reality. You will interact with poor, disabled, and sad children whose faces light up when they see you come to help them. The adults will make you feel welcome and will be extremely thankful for your help. It will be a once in a lifetime experience that you will never forget.



We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift


Av El Sol 315 - office #10CuscoCusco, Cusco 0800Peru



  • Animal Care / Handling


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Volunteer are expected to work 4 hours a day, from Monday to Friday.

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