to view the Peru
particular: Veterinary medical professionals, vet
students, animal lovers Anyone who is positive, works well with
others, has something to contribute and possesses a natural affection for the
people we are trying to help (poor children and abandoned mothers). Age, sex,
race, religion and nationality make no difference. It helps if you know at least
a few basic words in Spanish [we also provide free Spanish]. Some volunteers bring
their professional skills, medical or medical, Vets, engineers, ecologists, agronomists;
but most of us come to teach & help very poor children or to assist their
mothers to become financially independent. We seek long term volunteers (months
or years). The minimum term is one month unless you have a compelling reason to
apply for less. We welcome your questions......firstname.lastname@example.org|
Some of our projects
offer our volunteers accommodation while you stay with us. You can also eat at
the reasonable veg restaurant within the volunteer complex or @ one of severla
cost of meals and transport to our projects -S/1 each way - are not included in
the volunteer fee). |
Cost of Volunteering
(in Pounds Sterling)
to volunteer with us: £360 Sterling per month - (Or any part of a month)
£300 after 3 months - £290 after six months. . FREE accommodation
after one year.
There is no cost to register as a volunteer with us, (we are
a charity not an agency)..
All volunteers pay the £360 per month (&
so on) as a contribution toward our mission.
We are self sustaining, everyone other than local professionals are volunteers
do not rely on government or institutional support [Note:some Teachers,
Social Workers are also volunteers]. The entire amount for
your stay must be paid 90 days
before your arrival. If you are a couple and
would like a double room please indicate this
in your application. It is on
a first come basis as we have only a few double rooms.
Agenda SOS is a 501(C)3 org and US Vol payments are tax deductible..
reduced prices apply only when entire payment is made in advance].
only official volunteer terms of Bruce Peru, Bruce Organisation
are those appearing on this page at this URL and in emails w/
links sent in official emails.
Present and past volunteers
we normally have
between 5 and 45 International Volunteers and 2 to 55 local volunteers serving
at any given time
(in spite of the large number of volunteers who have served
in our programs, we remain a small organization).
|In fact we are mostly volunteers;
doctors, dentists, three economists, lots of social workers, even more university
students (medicine,IT systems, education, psychology, communication, architecture),
cooks, lots and lots of teachers, child minders, psychologists, attorneys, engineers,
a biologist, nurses, musicians, artists and laborers. The longest time anyone
has volunteered so far is two years. The
list below includes former and current volunteers.|
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|Begin by filling in the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM
and we will respond soon.|
|Useful Information ||Click HERE for useful information before coming
Frequently Asked Questions
...· Can I choose
the centre I work at?
If you have one of our locations in mind, do let us
know about your preference in your application. We do our best to accommodate
everyone, however some centres may already be booked for the time you wish to
come. Also, each volunteer has particular skills and experience which we learn
about through the application, and apply to what we know about the needs and opportunities
of particular centres. When an applicant is accepted we normally let you know
in our first message if you can get into the centre of your choice; or make alternative
suggestions in it is already booked. If you are a couple and would like a double
room (no extra cost) full payment must be made upon notification that a double
room is available in the centre you have applied to, for the dates you have requested.
Double rooms are available on a first come first serve basis
...· Is there a minimum
length of stay?
Usually 1 month. [There is no maximum stay - the recod stay
so far is 6 yrs. 6 months]
...· What type of
accommodation is provided/how many people share a room?
from dormitory style (4 to 6 people) to individual rooms for long-term volunteers
and couples. Photos of accommodation can be seen by viewing the relevant Bruce
Organisation Centre pages.
...· What hours do
people work including evening teaching?
Volunteers work on average a 6-7
hour day excluding preparation time for the lessons with the children and for
their English classes in the evening.
...· Are there breaks
allowed for longer term volunteers?
Breaks are allowed for longer term volunteers
but we would ask volunteers to give as much notice as possible so that we can
plan in advance how to cover your work while you are away.
...· How do you renew
your visa if you stay longer than 3 months?
After 3 months you have 2 options.
You can either leave the country and re-enter (sometimes in the same day) to gain
a visa for a further 3 months. Alternatively you can extend your visa for 1 month
at a cost of 20 plus 26 soles administration fee. You can pay to extend your
visa twice but after that you must leave the country and re-enter to renew your
...· Is there an Information
Pack available to volunteers before they arrive to help prepare them for their
work with Bruce Organisation?
Yes. When an applicant has been sellectd we
give you a web address where you can read or download the Welcome Pack for the
centre where you will be serving.
...· Do you have a
Yes, we give refunds when it is clear we have made a mistake
and a volunteer has therefore been denied what he or she rightfully expected..
|Finding out more ||If you would like to speak to
a current or ex-volunteer of Bruce Organisation then please email us at: email@example.com and a volunteer will contact
you. If you are interested in speaking to someone in particular eg male/female,
a volunteer at a particular Bruce Organisation centre, particular nationality
etc, please let us know in your email.|