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
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!

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