South America Travel Guides Long weekends, volunteer vacations, or living abroad.

South America

From trekking to Machu Picchu to diving with sea turtles in the Gálapagos Islands, South America is home to endless adventure.




  • An Introduction to Chile for Volunteers Parque Nacional Conguillío, Chile.Learn more about Chile’s volunteer needs & organizations, its socioeconomic status, & opportunities to explore the beautiful country while lending a hand.


  • Where to Volunteer in Latin America A bicycle parked on the street in front of a stucco building.Choosing where to volunteer in Latin America is as important as the work you’d like to do. Here’s a quick rundown of countries highlighting pros and cons.


  • An Introduction to Peru for Volunteers Close up view of traditional Andean weaving seen as part of an Awamaki organization tour.Many of Peru’s volunteer opportunities relate to education, community development, and conservation work. Learn more about the country and its needs.