Crees Conservation and Community Development Volunteer


Crees Conservation and Community Development Volunteer



7 months ago


2 (To 12) Weeks


All Year


USD 1,800.00 per person


Dec 31, 2020
Crees Conservation and Community Development Volunteer
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Are you passionate about sustainability and helping to protect the rainforest? Do you want to get involved with local community projects and conservation research? Are you looking for a meaningful and responsible volunteering experience?

Become a crees volunteer!

Whether you have a couple of weeks or a couple of months to spare, crees has the right volunteer experience for you. You can choose to volunteer from 2 to 12 weeks. You will get the chance to actively participate in important conservation and sustainable community projects including biogardening, agroforestry, pitfalls, mistnetting, camera trapping, butterfly trapping and blue headed macaw monitoring.

If you are staying for 4 weeks or longer you will get the chance to go on an action packed 4-day expedition which may include trekking to hot springs, river rafting and visiting local indigenous communities.

We firmly believe that everyone, provided with the right tools, is capable of making a positive impact. Our programme gives you hands on experience of conservation and sustainable community development whilst providing an unforgettable experience. Most importantly, you leave behind a real positive impact on the lives of others.


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Costs are:

2 week - $1800

4 weeks - $2200

6 weeks - $3000

8 weeks - $4000

10 weeks - $4600

12 weeks - $5750

All prices include in-country travel, food and accommodation.


Day 1-2: Welcome Meeting And Orientation
Cusco, Peru
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Day 3-4: Travel From Cusco To Manu Learning Centre
Madre de Dios River, Peru
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Day 5-9: Training
Madre de Dios River, Peru
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Including Emergency First Aid training, GPS and machete training and introductions to all projects.

Training is optional for 2 week volunteers.

Day 10 Onwards: Project Work
Madre de Dios River, Peru
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  • Pre Departure Pack and support by our UK office
  • 24-hour in-country support, including airport collection and drop-off in Cusco, Peru
  • Welcome meeting and arrival orientation around Cusco
  • Lodging in Cusco (7 nights), the Manu Cloud Forest & Manu Learning Centre
  • 3 delicious meals a day with water, juice, tea or coffee
  • All transport between Cusco and the rainforest, and to project work within the rainforest
  • First Aid training
  • Tropical forest ecology and fauna identification skills
  • Supervised project participation
  • Experience of a range of scientific monitoring techniques which may include camera trapping, visual encounter surveys, butterfly trapping, mammal and bird clay lick monitoring, mammal track identification, avian mist netting, etc.
  • Participation in sustainable agro-forestry and bio-gardens projects
  • Monthly 4-day expeditions which may include: trekking to hot springs, river rafting and visiting local indigenous communities


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By booking a Crees volunteer experience you will be actively supporting our conservation and community projects in the Peruvian Amazon - protecting rainforest and empowering people.

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