Do I have a choice of programs?
How to apply and sign up to volunteer with Rewarding Volunteer?
Before you sign-up with us:
- Make sure that you have read and signed the “Letter of Agreement” and “Terms and Conditions for Volunteers”
- Submit your signed “Letter of Agreement” by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fill out your “Letter of Agreement” and submit a non-refundable deposit of US$200. This deposit is required to reserve your place in the program. The deposit counts towards the total balance of the program fee.
What is the age limit to participate in Rewarding Volunteer?
The rewarding volunteer program is open to people from 21 years old and up.
Where do these Rewarding Volunteer projects take place?
Towns, villages, cities of the 3 Peruvian Regions (Coast, Andes and Jungle). Go to Volunteer Programs.
Do I need to have specific skills to take part in a RV project?
selection of volunteers should not be made according to the skills of
the volunteer. Nevertheless, a certain sensitivity or ability are
necessary to participate in
How do you select participants?
We select participants based on information provided on the application form. RV is an equal opportunities organization.
What else do you ask of me?
Above all, enthusiasm, commitment, an open mind and also sense of humor!
Can I bring a friend?
Yes! Actually, we encourage you to come with someone else with whom you will share this amazing experience.
What happens after I am accepted as a participant?
Within 10 working days of receiving a confirmation letter, a member of RV team will be in contact with you and will send you a “ volunteering kit” with useful information about the country, Peruvian Handbook, a Rewarding Volunteer patch, etc. Regular communication will be maintained to ensure all future participants are kept well informed of the planning process.
Can I speak to past participants?
Yes. We can send a list of e mail addresses of previous participants in Rewarding Volunteer programs undertaken in Peru. We also invite you to check our testimonies page.
Do I need a Visa (entry permit) to Peru?
visitors to Peru are issued automatically with 90 day tourist visas at
immigration on entering Peru. Tourist visas can be extended in any major
city for up to 60 days
Who can help me with visa issues?
Your Rewarding Volunteer country coordinator will provide you with useful information on visa issues.
Who is responsible for travel arrangements?
volunteer will be responsible for organizing their own international
flight to Lima (Peru). Once in the country, your National Coordinator
will be in charge of you
from that point.
Do I need to know Spanish?
The selection of volunteers should not be made according to language skills. Linguistic support is provided during the RV in order to ensure the volunteers’ integration.
Is the Spanish course mandatory?
It is an integral part of any RV project. Linguistic support should be appropriate to the volunteer needs and level, but the type of linguistic support may vary from formal language classes to more informal learning methods.
What insurance cover is provided?
Each individual confirmed participant will be responsible for organizing their own medical and travel insurance prior to travel.
Do I need any immunizations?
It depends where are you going to work. If you decide to go to the Jungle, then you will need yellow fever and malaria vaccination.