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Care Corps

CARE Corps is a cultural exchange program for people interested in volunteering in the Andes Mountains in Peru. CareCorps work in conjunction with Cross Cultural Solutions. Volunteers usually work Monday through Friday, with weekends for travel within Peru.

Full Name: Care Corps Volunteer Program

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Programs

The Andes Mountain program runs for 3 weeks with 15 volunteers at a time.

Qualifications

No experience is required.

Financial Arrangements

Volunteers pay a fee to participate.

Contact Information

Web Site: www.care.org/carecorps

E-Mail: carecorps@care.org

Address:
CARE
151 Ellis Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303-2439
USA

Phone: 877-CARE-VOL or 914-632-7788

Fax: 914-632-8494

Registration / Application

Information on registration can be requested on the CareCorps web site. See also the Cross Cultural Solutions for other program information.

Stats

History: CareCorps is a program of Care. Care was incorporated in 1945 in the District of Columbia as a not-for-profit organization.

Current minimum age of advisors: 16 years

Advisors sent on field projects: 120 in 2000.

Regional Activitiy: Care Corps currently has projects in one country in South America

Mission Statement

CARE Corps is a cultural exchange program for people interested in volunteering and learning about social and development issues in Peru. CARE Corps volunteers interact with Peruvian communities in a variety of locally-driven projects. Located in the Andes Mountains, the program offers hands-on work opportunities, cultural exchange activities and educational sessions about global issues and CARE.
 

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