Communications volunteer in the Peruvian Amazon (on-site at our Permaculture Center)

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Recruiting Organization: Chaikuni Institute

Person specification:

You have/are

  • A bilingual English and Spanish speaker (English as a first language).
  • Able to demonstrate a proactive approach to developing the role.
  • A passion for communications and creativity, along with an eye for detail as well as the ability to see the bigger picture.
  • A passion for indigenous peoples and the Amazon.


  • Some relevant experience in a communication related role, ideally within a nonprofit, NGO or advocacy context.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or media)
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Spanish, with English as your first language. You agree to commit at least 6 months, preferable is a commitment of 1 year.
  • Experience with writing, editing, marketing, promotion, filmmaking, and video.
  • Experience using Facebook, Instagram, and other social media for advocacy, marketing, and product placement.
  • Skilled with a range of digital communication tools and platforms, excellent computer literacy.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to have a flexible approach.
  • Commitment to the Chaikuni Institute’s vision, mission, and values.


The Chaikuni Institute offers a highly meaningful and inspiring volunteer opportunity

  • Be part of a professional multicultural and multi-disciplinary team in the heart of Peru’s Amazon and learn from our team’s many years of experience.
  • Contribute meaningfully to the development of the vision of the organization and work closely with indigenous peoples in support of their struggles and aspirations.
  • A unique experience in one of the world’s most fascinating regions.
  • A deeper dive into the world of Amazonian permaculture and traditional indigenous knowledge.
  • Challenging work with key contemporary issues.

We further offer

  • A free room and meals when staying at our Permaculture Center, where the volunteer is thought to be based. However, frequent trips to the city of Iquitos and perhaps elsewhere will be part of this experience.
  • If seen fit and desired, we offer the volunteer an opportunity to engage with medicinal plants, as part of our partnership with our sister organization, The Temple of The Way of Light, a pioneering shamanic healing center located near the city of Iquitos.

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Housing Available

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


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Education & Literacy
Community, Education & Literacy, Environment


Sun Jun 02, 2024 - Fri Dec 27, 2024
05:00 PM - 03:59 PM


Iquitos, Loreto Peru







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