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Duration: 22 Days (28 with extension trip)
Location: Peru
Total Cost: $3750

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

WE BELIEVE THAT THE BEST WAY TO ACHIEVE POSITIVE CHANGE IS BY PROVIDING THE NEXT GENERATION WITH ACCESS TO QUALITY EDUCATION.

In Peru, schools often suffer from underfunding and limited hands-on learning. This, along with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, has significantly impacted the learning environment at our local partner schools. As we work to improve education quality and create a more conducive learning environment, your skills, knowledge and passion are vital to this program! Oh, and did we mention the once in a lifetime trek to Machu Picchu?

Here's all you need to know...

 

Making an Impact

INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF CHANGEMAKERS!

Education builds the foundation of what we do across our Global Community. Supported by our team on the ground, you’ll put your skills, knowledge and passions into practice as you work on a range of awesome long-term education projects. Your days will be filled with activities such as:

Australian university students teach English in Peru as part of an overseas volunteer program

Designing and facilitating conversational English sessions at our local partner to improve the learners' competency and confidence in speaking English!

Australian university students teach STEM education in Peru as part of an overseas volunteer program

Engaging learners in STEM Education (science, technology, engineering, maths) and life skills workshops that allow them to learn in a more hands-on environment, develop their critical thinking skills and become more inspired in their education!

Australian university students take climate action in Peru as part of an overseas volunteer program

Raising environmental awareness and taking Climate Action through community clean ups and tree-planting activities! *

 

FYI: this is a carbon neutral program!

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extend your travels

Australian university students complete Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu

While you're in Peru, it makes sense to tick Machu Picchu off your bucket list!

The Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, a truly once in a lifetime experience... On this 5-day trek you'll walk more than 70km and reach an altitude of 4600m above sea level as you make your way to South America's most famous landmark. You'll see Humantay Lake, cross Salkantay Mountain and pass through cloud forests before reaching Machu Picchu. This is the perfect way to end your Global Citizenship adventure with your new friends for life!

who can join the program

WE'RE LOOKING FOR HIGH-ENERGY, PASSIONATE INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE LOOKING TO LEAVE THEIR HANDPRINT ON THE WORLD.

Although you'll be working in a school setting, we're not expecting you to take on the role of a teacher. So, whether you're studying education, science, engineering or creative arts, this program is perfect for you! Join a team of likeminded people and use your skills, knowledge and passions to make a difference. 

why you should join the program

Become a Challenge Leader

ARE YOU LOOKING TO ELEVATE YOUR EXPERIENCE?

Build your own community of people who care and inspire a team of Global Citizens to join you on this epic adventure... become a Challenge Leader! This is your chance to step up as a global leader and showcase your awesome leadership skills. Not only will you feel a great sense of achievement, but it's an experience that's guaranteed to make you stand out in any future employment opportunity.

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CHALLENGE DATES

Program Date: 23rd November - 14th December 2024
Extension Trip: 14 Dec 2024 - 20 Dec 2024
Program Date: 21st June - 12th July 2025
Extension Trip: 12 Jul 2025 - 18 Jul 2025

*Note: if you have other dates in mind or would like to travel as an individual, email us at [email protected] and we’ll be more than happy to help!

What’s Included?

  • 24/7 in-country support
  • All accommodation
  • 3 meals a day (Monday – Friday)
  • In-country transport
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Volunteer t-shirt
  • Pre-departure support, including full program briefing
  • An incredible volunteer experience!

What’s NOT Included?

  • Visa
  • Vaccinations
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance

Your Impact

As you embark on the ultimate Global Citizenship journey, you should know that your contributions will make a real impact! In Peru, we are continuously working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By improving access to quality education in marginalised communities and creating a more conducive learning environment at our local partner schools, you will help us make progress towards achieving a number of these goals including: