Are you an animal lover? Volunteer at our Zoo in the Peruvian Andes Valley!

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The Exchange

Join us as a Zoo volunteer! Work alongside skilled veterinarians and staff, at our local Zoo in the Peruvian Andes. As a volunteer, you will learn about each species and support by feeding animals, spending time/sharing loving energy with animals, helping veterinarians administer medications, cleaning, gardening and maintaining the atmosphere for the animals.


What you offer

20 hours of help per week

Animal Care: Help look after and take care of animals.

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Farming: Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.


What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.


Requirements

Beginner English

Over 18 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

At the zoo there are more than 100 Peruvian amazonical and andean species of animals like pumas, lions, peruvian bears, panthers, snakes, condors and others.

As a volunteer you will support the local staff with feeding the animals, giving them medical assistance, cleaning their cages, rescuing them from mistreat and giving them a proper shelter. Other tasks that might occur occasionally are helping to maintain the area in general, doing gardening, building, painting, drawing, designing banners, guiding groups and making workshops, activities and shows for children and visitors.

For participating in that project at least 3 hours of working every weekday are required. It can be chosen if the workhours should take place in the morning or in the afternoon.


Activities & Shift

from 8 a.m to 11 a.m. every week day,


Rules

We ask for a additional monetary contribution to the Worldpacker reservation fee for your expenses such as Wi-Fi, electricity, laundry, food and gas of $550 Soles per week in a shared bedroom. Travel/Health Insurance required.

For more information about your wanted activity just contact us!