Madres Luchadoras coordinator

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Recruiting Organization: Intiwawa

Intiwawa is a young and dynamic NGO fighting poverty in the southern slums of Arequipa, Peru's second largest city.

We consist of an international team volunteering in Peru and in Germany. The onsite projects take place in Arequipa/ Peru in the district Mollebaya, San Isidro.

Our goal is the integral development of the children and their families, and a sustainable improvement of their living standards. To achieve this goal, Intiwawa carries out projects in several areas:

● Education: Homework support, English classes, tutoring in math and reading

● Health: Dentist project, promoting healthy nutrition and personal hygiene

● Strengthening sociocultural values: Cultural and artistic workshops

● Empowerment of parents: Parent’s School, Madres Luchadoras project for the mothers

The goal of our Madres Luchadoras project is to empower at-risk mothers through their participation in economic-productive and leadership activities including textile training workshops, socio-emotional support as well as finance classes. In this key position, you will take this project to its next phase in line with its empowerment objectives and help at-risk mothers gain access to new opportunities!

As our Madres Luchadoras Project coordinator, you will be responsible for managing and developing all activities related to this project, from planning to execution & evaluation of all workshops for our participating mothers. You will be responsible for coordinating the Madres Luchadoras team which includes the textile trainer, project leader, psychologist, financial classes leader.


● Work onsite in Mollebaya district (located 1:30 - 02:00 hours from the center of Arequipa) in close coordination with the participating mothers, project volunteers, and the Sales & E-commerce coordinator.

● Develop an annual work plan with objectives, resources & budget, and calendar in line with this project’s mission and Intiwawa’s values, including a training and production schedule.

● Coordinate the execution of the workshops and manage the recruitment, registration, retention and attendance of participants.

● Under the supervision of the Finance Coordinator, General Director, and Project Manager, manage and administer the project budget.

● In conjunction with the trainer and Project leader, prepare and implement the textile training schedule and coordinate the monitoring & evaluation of the project.

● Coordinate the schedule of all academic and counselling activities in which the mothers are involved with project volunteers, the psychologist and the financial trainer.

● Supervise the project volunteers and trainer during the textile workshops as well as inventory control activities.

● Prepare and coordinate periodic feedback meetings with the project team, as well as participate in bi-weekly comité meetings.

● Create a final report at the end of the year.

● Ensure compliance with internal rules and procedures.

● Others as assigned by the Program Manager & General Director.


● Previous project management experience, including managing a small team (required).

● Previous experience in women's empowerment programs and/or circular fashion (desirable).

● Ability to work in a multicultural and collaborative environment.

● Excellent organizational, interpersonal, leadership and assertive communication skills.

● Proactive attitude and high adaptability.

● Empathetic skills to cultivate a trusting relationship with project participants.

● Spanish - B2


● Remuneration of 400 Soles per month and full-time work (30-hour week)

● Flexible schedule

● Low-cost housing available

● A letter of reference and certificate will be provided at the end of the term

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

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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Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community, Women


Tue Dec 31, 2024 - Fri Oct 31, 2025
04:00 PM - 04:59 PM


Calle Santa CatalinaArequipa, Arequipa 04001Peru







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