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Renewable Energy Volunteer Internship Peru

 

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We are a surfing-inspired and multiple award winning sustainable development non-profit (NGO) driving the development of poor Peruvian coastal communities through a path of sustainability. We develop environmental, educational, infrastructure and socio-economic projects working hand in hand with local communities and international interns.
 
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Dates of program:
Year round

Duration of program:
There is a minimum of a 2-week stay at EcoSwell and the maximum can be up to 6 months or more!

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 18+

Cost:
For in-person placement, you will be provided with comfortable accommodation in our house, including all meals (healthy and mostly vegetarian) and airport pick-up/drop-off. This is included in your financial contribution, which various according to your length of stay, prices start at US$980 for 2 weeks. Volunteer interns sleep in shared dorm rooms with shared bathrooms and access to a shared living room, office space, kitchen, internet connection, clean water, and a garden. For on-line placement, the financial contribution required is 33% less than that of our in-person placement: prices start at US$670 for 2 weeks. Since we have limited volunteer/intern spaces, if you have been accepted we will need you to secure your placement by depositing a non-refundable 30% of your placement’s total financial contribution within 1 week of being accepted. Full payment will be required 4 weeks prior to your arrival the latest. Any refund of the 70% of the full payment (minus all transaction costs) will only be available if cancellation is confirmed before more than 30 days of confirmed arrival date. No refunds of any kind will be available within 30 days of confirmed arrival date. Payment details will be given by our team during the application process. For more information about costs, please visit the financial contribution section on our website.

Other information:
We also have various other placement options: Water & Sanitation Internship; Reforestation & Conservation Internship; Research Internship; Marketing & Communications Internship; Medical & Dentistry Electives/Volunteering (in-person only).


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