A Day in The Life of an Amazon Conservation Volunteer

Volunteering in the Peruvian Amazon! Preparing for your volunteer adventure can be both exciting and a little overwhelming. Trying to think about what to expect when you arrive, what the work will actually be like. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Rosie, recently went and enjoyed her own volunteer adventure at the Peru Amazon Conservation Project! She shares […]

Globalteer Volunteer Destinations Amongst the Cheapest in the World

With so many volunteer destinations available it can be hard to decide where to volunteer abroad. Budget is a huge factor for many volunteers; so it is not only important to find an affordable volunteer program, but the destination also needs to be affordable too. Well we have great news for you! Not only do […]

So when is the best time of year to visit Peru?

Best time to visit Peru Choosing the best time to volunteer in Peru is not just about the weather. Did you know that Peru is so big and geographically diverse that it is home to no less than 28 of the world’s 32 official climate zones? Depending on where you want to go in Peru, […]

Interning Abroad with Globalteer

Gain Valuable Experience Interning Abroad with Globalteer Whether it is a requirement for your University degree, you are looking to beef up your resume, exploring a career change or are just looking for a change of scenery; interning abroad provides an invaluable experience. In addition to gaining valuable experience, interning abroad exposes you to new […]

Group Volunteering | Why is it important? | Globalteer

What is Group Volunteering? Why is it Important? You may of heard about a friend’s summer vacation, how she travelled to Cambodia to volunteer for a few weeks. She had an amazing experience and made lots of friends from around the world. You admire her, she has exciting stories of travelling and humanitarian volunteering and, […]

Cultural Exchange in Peru

Service Learning in Peru Globalteer was happy to host a group of Chinese students at our projects in Cusco, Peru. The group, who live and study in Canada, participated in volunteering and cultural exchange activities at two of our programmes. The students ranging from 11-17  volunteered at the Peru Dog Shelter and the Community Project. While […]

Dog Welfare in Peru – Cusco’s Canine Conundrum

Cusco: City of Ancient Wonders…and Dogs Anyone who has ever visited Cusco, whether as a tourist or volunteer, will tell you that the city is full of dogs. You will see them as soon as you leave the airport and head to your destination via taxi in any direction – small dogs, large dogs, old […]

Picaflor House English Programme Success

Picaflor Student Wins English Competition! The staff at our Picaflor House project received some great news this week. The project’s English Programme is proving a success with a recent former student winning a regional English competition! The student attended Picaflor House for 5 years before leaving last year to attend secondary school. While at Picaflor […]

A growing family & a new home for our Peru Dogs!

It has been a big couple of months in Peru for the Cusco Dog Shelter! The project has recently undertaken a move to a new location. This is no easy task with so many dogs; a lot of hard work has gone into getting the new location ready & getting the dogs settled into their new […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Hannah

My time spent volunteering at Globalteer’s Peru Dog Rescue Project will be remembered for the rest of my life. Many aspects contributed to this wonderful experience and it is a project I would encourage one to take part in. The owners of the shelter, Anyelo and Maite, have the biggest hearts and treat the dogs […]