Volunteer in Latin America

Volunteer in Latin America at Community, Conservation and Animal Rescue Projects

Volunteer in Latin America with Ethical and Responsible projects. Globalteer is a UK registered Charity. We work to support sustainable Community Projects, Conservation Projects and Wildlife & Animal Rescue projects. Join us and know you are volunteering with sustainable projects working towards a better future!

Volunteer in Latin America!

Check out your opportunities for volunteering overseas in Latin America! Which opportunity will you choose? We have volunteer roles with children and community development projects in Peru & Colombia; including helping children at Globalteer's own Picaflor House in Cusco. If you are interested in conservation volunteering, then we have a few options for you too! Why not check out the Sea Turtle Conservation Project in Costa Rica or the Amazon Conservation Project.

For those wanting to volunteer with wildlife during your time in Latin America you can either volunteer at the Peru Wildlife Sanctuary or with Monkeys in Argentina!

As well as contributing to these amazing projects you are perfectly located to explore some of Latin America's most amazing place! Machu Picchu in Peru, Guatape in Colombia, Costa Rica's beautiful beaches..... The list goes on! And if you are learning Spanish you will be perfectly located to get plenty of practice. Why not combine volunteer work with exploring the wonders of South America?

Check out the projects below to find volunteer opportunities in Latin America that are just right for you!

Volunteer in Latin America

Lets Get Started on your Journey Volunteering in Latin America!

Peru Community Project

Volunteering with Children in the magnificent ancient city of Cusco! Volunteers work at a village programme teaching English, arts, music & sports to 60 underprivileged children. Add on a trip to the incredible Machu Picchu before or after your placement!

Peru Dog Rescue Shelter

Animal Care project located in the heart of Cusco. This volunteer program gives volunteers the chance to help provide care to the rescued dogs of Cusco. Provide the dogs with love & care so that they live a happy and enjoyable life.

Peru Wildlife Rescue

Volunteering with Animals in the Peruvian Rainforest. The shelter is home to many species of rescued wildlife including monkeys & sloths, as well as birds & other mammals. Help care for wildlife being rehabilitated ready for release back into the wild.

Amazon Conservation Project

Conservation volunteering right in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon. Work alongside local and international researchers and staff in their efforts to conserve and protect this vital ecosystem. Volunteer in South America saving the Amazon!

Peru Marine Conservation Project

The Peru Marine Conservation Project focuses on the conservation of the local marine ecosystems. Assist local staff with vital research carried out in the area as well as local education programmes. The project also aims to educate the local community on the importance of protecting the marine ecosystem.

Colombia Kids Projects

Volunteer with children at our Colombia Kids project! Volunteers work at local projects that care for children and young people; who would otherwise live in danger of falling victims to violence or trafficking.

Costa Rica Sea Turtle Conservation

Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteering in Costa Rica! The project focuses on the conservation of four species of sea turtles in the region, specifically aiming to alleviate threats to their nests.

Argentina Monkey Sanctuary

If you are looking to volunteer in Latin America and love monkeys, then this is the project for you! Volunteer to assist with the care of rescued howler monkeys in Argentina!

Peru Horse Sanctuary

Help care for rescued horses at the Peru Horse Sanctuary! Horses at the sanctuary have been rescued from being over-worked in bad conditions or a fate of being slaughtered for meat. Combine your love of horse and adventure for a unique experience in Peru!

Peru Combination Placements

Interested in volunteering for more than one project? With the Peru Combination Placements you can choose from two or more projects in Cusco; Peru Dog Rescue, the Horse Sanctuary or the Peru Community Project. Choosing this opportunity will mean you can split your time between helping to care for abandoned and maltreated dogs, looking after horses at the sanctuary or teaching kids at our after school project.

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    I met a fab group of people and they made the trip even better! I had the best time volunteering, especially with a background... read more

    Hope Wilson 1/16/2018
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    Could not fault the hard work these people put in to support people less fortunate than myself. Great experience in Peru, couldn't fault the hard work these... read more

    Mark Catling 6/30/2017
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    The whole experience was fantastic from start to finish. All the Globalteer staff made me feel really welcome. I spent a couple of weeks volunteering at the Helping... read more

    Holly Bygrave 7/26/2018
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    Kayla Lynne Kiteley 1/25/2018
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    Elise Mousset 10/03/2019
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    Great program, great volunteer opportunities, would recommend to anyone. I volunteered for a month with Globalteer in Peru and... read more

    Eli Joshua Echt-Wilson 3/15/2019
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    Accommodation was perfectly chosen and I made friends for life during my month working there. Perfect mix of authenticity and safety. Stayed with the best... read more

    Crystal Moniz 2/13/2018
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    I would really recommend them to anyone... Great company who genuinely want to improve the lives of... read more

    Evie Rollinson 12/26/2019
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    It was organised so well and I felt so comfortable throughout the whole process. Late last year I was able to spend a month... read more

    Tiarne Biviano 2/02/2019
  • Jessica Robinson Avatar

    Well organised, really helpful and welcoming staff. I had an amazing experience volunteering with Globalteer earlier this... read more

    Jessica Robinson 1/12/2018
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    All the Globalteer staff I have worked with have become friends and I value their support and encouragement. I have volunteered with the Globalteer Cambodia Community Project in... read more

    Sally Bateman 1/17/2018
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    Accommodation was perfectly chosen and I made friends for life during my month working there. Learnt so much in an authentic and safe environment. Accomdation... read more

    Crystal 2/13/2018
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    The staff working there are dedicated but also good fun. What an amazing experience! We spent a week with this... read more

    Hercules Moriarty 9/22/2018
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    It was a life-changing experience for me, one that I will never forget. I absolutely loved my time volunteering in Cambodia with Globalteer!... read more

    Ann Quinlivan 5/31/2018
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    It was a huge eye opener and I would do it again in a heartbeat! I volunteered with Globalteer in Cambodia last year and I... read more

    Fiona Mehmet 1/16/2018
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    The trip has changed my outlook on life and I believe that this is only the start of my volunteering career! Mid-life crisis? Mid-life adventure? It could have been either.....or even... read more

    Geraldine Parkin 2/06/2018
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    Wish others would also be as lucky as I am to have such an amazing experience! I can’t stop talking & thinking about this amazing experience... read more

    burcu eren 1/10/2019
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    All the staff and volunteers I worked with were very friendly and supportive. My time spent volunteering in Siem Reap, Cambodia, with Globalteer... read more

    Colin Elkington 1/13/2018
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    Everything was well organised from day one and any special requirements were met with ease. Volunteering with Globalteer at Picaflor House was an incredible experience... read more

    Hannah Verity Stone 6/30/2017
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    Each morning I woke up excited and full of energy to meet the other amazing volunteers and start our work! This experience was one of the most rewarding things I... read more

    Robert Bisson 1/12/2018
    AJ Rodney Avatar

    The staff really made me feel welcome. I had a great experience with Globalteer in Peru. The... read more

    AJ Rodney 11/05/2017
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    If you go there, you would definitely love it. I stayed in Picaflor House for like one month and... read more

    PICKLE SMART 8/31/2019
    Katharine Hughes Avatar

    I think it speaks volumes for the quality and impact of the experience, that I returned for a second trip! I first volunteered at Picaflor House Children's Community Project in... read more

    Katharine Hughes 2/28/2018
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    Globalteer were there every step of the way to help facilitate everything. Such a rewarding experience. Candice and Globalteer were there every... read more

    Peter DiFrancesca 7/10/2017
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    The Globalteer staff was extremely friendly, helpful, and made me feel right at home. One of the best experiences I've ever had! The Globalteer... read more

    Anna Von Foerster 6/30/2017
    Eva Deix Avatar

    I felt very much taken care of and I met amazing people who worked on other Globalteer projects. Coming from a country with very few organisations that offer... read more

    Eva Deix 1/14/2018