Volunteers Peru is a small nonprofit organization based in Arequipa, Peru.
We work in partnership with local organizations where our volunteers can make a positive contribution to the community and fulfill their personal and educational goals.
Internships and volunteering opportunities
We currently have three community programs, in which volunteers play a significant role.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT OUR COMPANY
In September I flew to Arequipa with no idea what to expect. I was greeted by Miriam and she showed me around the city, took me to lunch and my first day at Torre Fuerte. The girls in Torre Fuerte were welcoming and loving immediately. As soon as I arrived I felt comfortable around them...
September 02, 2019
More than 30 reviews and an excellent score on GO Overseas, the reference community for programs abroad.
WELCOME TO AREQUIPA!
Although it is Peru’s second largest city, Arequipa has a small-town feel and people will be quick to make you feel welcome. Arequipeños are resolutely proud of their city – and they should be. Built from beautiful white ‘sillar’ stone, the whole historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and gives Arequipa its nickname, “The White City”. And with 300 days of sunshine a year, and an altitude of 2,328 metres, you can wake up to blue skies and a pleasant climate every day!
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