- Experience the joy of knowing someone else's life has been improved because YOU were there.
- Partner with others who understand that a better world begins with changing a single life.
- Your safety is always our priority, every volunteer location has been thoroughly vetted.
- Contribute in the most meaningful way possible by volunteering in one of our life-changing projects.
- One of the most affordable volunteer-abroad programs available worldwide.
Do you want to change the lives of orphaned children and help make the world a better place? Are you interested in immersing in Peru’s vibrant culture while changing the lives of orphans? Many Peruvian children are suffering due to poverty. The low income families are unable to support their children and end up neglecting or abandoning them. These helpless children are left to survive on their own. With no access to education or basic facilities, the future of many of these children is bleak. They are also in great risk of being abused, exploited or joining illegal activities. These is an urgent need to protect these children. There are no specific qualifications to join our Peru orphanage volunteering opportunity, and we welcome volunteers from a variety of backgrounds from around the world. You will need a love of children, a lot of patience, a kind heart, and a dedication to helping orphans in need.
In this volunteering projects abroad, you will assist the local staffs with daily duties around the orphanage and help them take care of the children. You will provide the children with love, support and encouragement. You will conduct various activities to help in their overall development like educational classes, games, sports, dance etc. You will also teach English to the children and educate them about personal hygiene. You will plan excursions and promote fundraising activities. Your support to this Orphanage volunteer project will ensure a safe and happy childhood for these needy children and the skills you provide to the children will open up new opportunities for them that will give them a chance for a better future. The encouragement you provide the children will enable them overcome their tragic circumstances. By making a difference in the lives of the children, you yourself will gain a life-changing experience.
Volunteers below the age of 18 years will need to submit parental consent or must be accompanied by an adult guardian.
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Memories I Will Cherish Forever
I applied to volunteer with Global Crossroad in their Orphanage Program in Peru. I was very much intrigued by the program before applying. To be completely honest I was not disappointed at all.
The process of applying was smooth. Any questions were answered within 24 hours. There was no confusion.
I was picked up at the airport and taken to my accommodation. I stayed with the host family. They were very nice people. My placement was “Casa Residential - Orphanage”. The Orphanage provided a very safe and protective environment for the Mom and their babies. I was fully impressed by the management inside the Orphanage. My responsibilities included supporting staffs by giving tutorials, house maintenance, gardening, kitchen assistance, socializing with moms and so on. They also had a bakery project running which helped moms to generate income and learn business skills.
It was an overwhelming experience which I will never forget. The love and respect you get from them is astonishing.