Volunteer with Us
Children are really wonderful! For that reason, you will have a chance to make new and wonderful friends while you will be helping them to better their presence and consequently their better future.
Moreover, if you volunteer in the Cusco Region, you will always have a chance to visit all those amazing natural and cultural places all around.
What Are Our Conditions to Volunteer?
- Time frame: There is no time limit during which you may volunteer. However, a longer time is always better because children get used to somebody quickly and often change of persons disconcert them.
- Working time: It is flexible, according to your availability. It depends on you how you get organize your work load with us. Anyway, we appreciate every second of your time dedicated for help.
- Desired education: We are happy for anybody willing to help! However, the most needed are always persons with medical and pedagogical education. As a doctor, you can help us to check/treat children's health. As a teacher, you can help with education of those children teaching them, for instance, English, Spanish, Math, Chemistry, Biology, etc. Since some children have problems with their conduct, it is also much appreciated to find a volunteer with psychological education.
- Desired professions:
- English Teachers,
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