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Volunteer Coordinator

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As the Volunteer Coordinator, you are responsible for all local & international volunteers and interns onsite in Peru. You will manage advertising for open project volunteer & coordinator positions and will coordinate volunteers’ arrival, orientation, exit, and support all volunteers throughout their stay. Maintaining close relations with both our national and international volunteers and interns is the key to being successful in this position, as you will play a central part in their experience with Intiwawa.


  • Manage all job advertising on our different recruitment platforms and coordinate job advertisements on our website together with our Website coordinator
  • Maintain job descriptions up to date
  • Coordinate with the People & Culture team and with the General Director and Project Coordinator to ensure all volunteers and interns receive a proper induction and orientation as well as support and help resolve any issues during their stay with us
  • Be the point of contact for future and current volunteers
  • Check-in regularly with all volunteers and interns and update the General director & Project manager of any issues
  • Ensure that all local and international volunteers and interns feel fully integrated in our team
  • Conduct exit interviews and analysis of the exit interviews every 3 months
  • Organize team-building activities & events


  • Excellent written and spoken English and Spanish
  • High level of motivation, initiative and confidence
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution, and intercultural communication skills and ability to work in multicultural, collaborative environment
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to new environments, resourcefulness, and sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as a member of a team


  • At least 6 months commitment
  • Weekly hours will vary, but are typically around 30-35 hours per week
  • Flexible, unconventional schedule
  • Work-related expenses are covered
  • Low-cost housing available
  • A letter of reference and certificate will be provided

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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, Education & Literacy, International


We'll work with your schedule.


Calle Santa CatalinaArequipa, Arequipa Peru



  • General Education
  • Youth Services
  • Child Care
  • Program Management
  • Child Development
  • Spanish


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • The position is voluntary (unpaid) and part-time (around 30-35 hours/week) A flexible, unconventional schedule is possible
  • Please send a letter of motivation, CV and your criminal record certificate to volunteer@intiwawa.com

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