Volunteers wanted in Cusco, Peru!


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Av. Manco Ccapac 155Calle Agustin Gamarra N° 161 - San JeronimoCusco, Cusco 0000PE


About

Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer abroad in a local project with children? Then volunteering in Urpi Sonqocha is something for you. We are looking for volunteers who like to dedicate their time working with underprivileged children, helping them in education, nutrition and general development. Every day after school classes are organized in which you willl assist the children with their homework and will organize different workshops around emotions, writing, ... depending on your own skills. You will help in the preparation of the daily meal and in the hygiene sessions we organize for the children. Every other Sunday we organize fun activities in which you also will participate. Urpi Sonqocha also works with the parents and you will assist the parent meetings.

Urpi SOnqocha also works together with other nearby projects in which you will have the possibility to work:

- local school

- school for children with special needs

- project for teenmums and their children

- project for street children

- local hospital

You will have the possibility to assist and organize different activities to help provide the children with a safe and better future.You will immerse yourself in a totally different culture and experience the real Cusco Life.

Accomodation: Shared volunteer house or at hostfamilies. We also offer Spanish classes.

Highlights

Urpi Sonqocha will organize accommodation and Spanish classes depending on your own preference (different packages with host family or appartment). We will come and pick you up from the airport and will be available 24/7 for any sort of assistance (questions, medical assistance, ...). We also organize a free weekly salsa class and free twoweeks cooking class to get to know the Peruvian culture.

We are also experienced in working with students who do practicals or work on a topic for thesis. Depending on your carreer (teaching, psychology, social work, occupational therapy, ...) you will be able to work out different activities. We will assist and guide students through this and organize different evaluation moments. This is possible in our own project or the pother projects we work with.

During the period you are here, you will part of our family and we will help you in every way possible.

Minimum stay: four weeks

Skills

  • Physical Therapy
  • People Skills
  • Psychology
  • Healthcare
  • Child Welfare
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

Kids Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • minimum 4 weeks
  • Basis level of Spanish would be practical, especially with a short stay.
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