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Field Volunteer - Educational Project for Kids

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You will be responsible for direct work in the Intiwawa community in the field. You will be working directly with the children and parents in the communities and assist with projects in the field of education, psychology or social work:

  • Education: Homework support & planning and teaching English, Math and Communication classes to primary or secondary school students (10-12 students per class). You will also be responsible for planning lessons, materials and organization of your class. You will receive teacher training, monitoring and evaluation from our teacher trainer.
  • Health: Workshops on different health & nutrition topics for children and parents.
  • Strengthening of socio-cultural values: Planning & delivering extra-curricular workshops with a group of children on Saturdays.
  • Parent Empowerment: Parent School, Madres Luchadoras project (women empowerment project).

Why Intiwawa?

  • No costs : A volunteer or internship with Intiwawa is free.
  • Motivated international team: At Intiwawa, international and Peruvian volunteers work hand in hand.
  • Professional experiences: Specialize in an area of your choice and live valuable experiences for your career.
  • Creativity and responsibility: Do you have an idea for a project or an event? At Intiwawa everyone can take responsibility and show initiative.
  • Life in Peru: Live unforgettable memories in Arequipa, your future second home!


  • Conversational Spanish level minimum.
  • Minimum 18 years old
  • First experience working in an NGO is a plus.
  • Intercultural awareness and communication skills
  • Independence, creativity and responsibility
  • Minimum 3 months commitment


  • The position is full-time (30-35 hours per week).
  • Monday-Friday from 1pm-6pm and 2 Saturdays per month onsite, planning time for lessons, and regular team meetings and group activities.
  • Low-cost accommodation is available.
  • International contacts in the Intiwawa community.
  • A letter of reference and certificate will be provided at the end of the term.
  • And, of course, the greatest reward: The happy faces of our children!

How to apply

To apply please send a motivation letter, your CV and a criminal record certificate to volunteer@intiwawa.com

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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.


San IsidroArequipa, Arequipa 03400Peru



  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Special Needs


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 10
  • Min. 3 months commitment

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