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Coordinator of our Education Project Yachay

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

As the Coordinator of our Education project you will be responsible for the direct community work of Intiwawa with the 59 students we currently support. In this position, you will accompany, support, and coordinate all activities with our education volunteers, whose aim is to strengthen the skills and performance of the students impacted by Intiwawa. You will also be responsible for the documentation and follow up of the efficient and effective running of the project. You will be the main point of contact for the team and contribute with your initiative and creativity on progressing the project.


  • Work onsite in Mollebaya district (located 1:30 - 02:00 hours from the center of Arequipa) in close coordination with the General Director, Project Coordinator, and onsite teacher and follow the guidelines established in the work plan for the timely fulfillment of the objectives
  • Coordinate and supervise homework activities in order to meet the objectives defined by the work plan and organize the volunteer and student schedule
  • Coordinate all academic activities with the General Director, Project Coordinator and teacher
  • Ensure compliance with internal rules and procedures
  • Inform the general director and project coordinator about the progress of the students and participate in the evaluation of volunteers
  • Keep track of incidents onsite, as well as communication with parents


  • Spanish and English - B2 minimum (written and spoken)
  • Excellent intercultural communication skills
  • Excellent self-management and organization skills
  • High level of team-work, creativity and responsibility
  • First experience in Leadership of events/projects/ teams (desirable)
  • Experience working with students in at-risk areas (desirable)
  • Minimum 6 months commitment


  • The position is voluntary (unpaid) and full-time (around 30 hours/week )
  • Working hours will be Monday-Friday from 1:30 - 7:30 pm (including transport to and from the community)
  • Work-related expenses are covered
  • Low-cost housing available
  • A letter of reference and certificate will be provided at the end of the term

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About Intiwawa


Anexo Machahuaya Lt. 6, Mollebaya, Arequipa, Arequipa 04300, PE

Mission Statement

Intiwawa is a dynamic and young organization with the goal of fighting poverty in the slums of Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru. Founded as a German-Peruvian organization in 2007, we now consist of an international team volunteering in Peru and in Germany. Our goal is the integral development of the children and their parents and a sustainable improvement of their living standards. To achieve this goal and fight the symptoms of poverty, Intiwawa carries out projects in several areas: Education: Homework support, English classes, computer classes Health: Dentist project, healthy nutrition, personal hygiene Strengthening sociocultural values: Social workshops and cultural workshops Strengthening environmental values: Recycling, planting plants Projects with the parents: Parent’s School, Knitting projects for the mothers For more information please check: www.intiwawa.org/projects.html


Simply. Helping. Intiwawa is fighting poverty in Peru

Why Intiwawa

No costs! Volunteering with Intiwawa is for free!
100% rule: All donations go directly into the project, we all work together for only one reason: To improve the lives of the children!
International motivated team: At Intiwawa, international and Peruvian volunteers work together hand in hand!
Professional experiences: Specialize yourself in an area of your choice and make valuable experiences for your career!
Creativity and responsibility: You have an idea for a project or an event? At Intiwawa anyone can assume responsibilities and show initiative!
Flexibility: Work with us when you want, in the area you want and how long you want (minimum 3 months)!
Life in Peru: Make unforgettable memories in Arequipa, your future second home!

Benefits for you

Working with Intiwawa is unpaid, but brings other advantages:

Interesting insights in the work of an NGO
Certificate according to your specialization in Project Management, Event Organizing, Marketing, Finance, Social work, Psychology or Education
Perfectionized Spanish skills
International contacts in the Intiwawa Community
And of course, the biggest reward: The happy faces of our children!


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


Calle Santa CatalinaArequipa, Arequipa Peru



  • General Education
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • The position is voluntary (unpaid) and full-time (around 30 hours/week)
  • ● Spanish and English -B2 min. ● Excellent intercultural communication skills, self-management and organization skills ● High level of team-work, creativity and responsibility ● Min. 6 months commitment

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