Volunteer with Latin American Missions Association

Latin American Missions Association

Non-profit charity focused on Peru Mission building in earthquake and flood zone with low income farm worker villages.

We are headquartered in San Diego but are very focused on the operational needs of a mission that we have built in Peru in a very needed area. We were gifted the land to build it on and we haven't stopped in the last 4-5 years on that venture. We have long term resident missionaries living there now, and dormitories for visiting short term missionaries. We have partnered with Samaritans Purse, AWANA, and are looking at a relationship with YWAM. Our basic needs are support and giving and helping, both spiritually and physically, to the needy of this area. We have helped cloth, fund education, eye glasses, health care, sports activities, homework assist, haircuts, dancing, choir, music, flood victim assist, home building and repairs, orthodonics, and much more. Obviously this takes time, talent and treasure. We would love to answer any and all questions you may have and our mission is open for your visitation as well .

Our Activities

What We Need

Evangelism - working with resident missionaries with children. Share testimony, music, arts, sports, support, listen. Many other skills welcome (finance, admin, construction, agriculture, etc)

3-4 days, 7 preferred, including travel days (price below based on 7, reduce $15/day for less or more). Long term volunteers (over 45 days, far lower cost structure available)

What We Provide


Assuming a group of 5 or more, we will provide travel to and from Lima airport to temporary apartment in Miraflores (suburb of Lima) before busing you down from Lima area to city of Ica and shuttle to mission. This will also include lodging and meals while at mission short one day for meals on your own. Also included is reverse transportation and another night in Miraflores upon departure. (Mission can house as many as 20, our interim apartment in Lima can only handle 10 at a time, but we can find a neighboring hostel to support more)

Important Info

Suitable For


Minimum Stay

Any period of time

Staff Size

5 to 10 people


short term team visits $350/person/week covers everything except airfare (add/subtract $15/day for additional days)
Volunteer must get to and from Lima Peru from point of origin.

Watch Us


Your Contact Person

William or Lily Silverthorn
Centro Poblado, El Carmen, San Juan Bautista, Peru,Peru.

Other Information

Our 3 adult and one child resident missionaries are all from Mexico, which helps having the native language of the community. We are very interested in discussing with any church, or other group about arranging short or long term missionary work here. It is quite rewarding. We are a Bible based Christian 501c3 charity.

Our Wish List

Speaking Spanish is always useful but not mandatory. Mission is always able to use quality used clothing, shoes, mostly for children but also adults. We have many construction needs with villagers so if you have trade skills (and can help with materials costs) there is always a need. Longer term mission assignments have a totally different cost structure to work with, based on long term rates, shared lodging, etc.

What are you waiting for?

We at Latin American Missions Association would love to hear from you!