Volunteering with groups of Andean women in Peru: Empowerment, exclusion / inclusion, gender, organi

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: S.D. Project - Peru

During the last years we have been working with national and international volunteers developing activities and projects oriented to the organization and empowerment of groups of Andean migrant women in areas and populations in extreme poverty, in the Peruvian Andes.

We focus on aspects such as gender equality, gender issues and the socio-cultural exclusion of internal immigrants, domestic violence, sexuality, reproductive health and preventive health, nutrition, and other issues related to these.

Our way of working is quite direct, developing our work face to face in the same place and scenario of social and cultural reality, with fairly coordinated teamwork between the organization, volunteers and communities, enabling a greater and better impact. positive in the lives of these people

If you are looking to contribute to a social volunteering project, without intermediaries, developed by the volunteers themselves, where they work as a team, offering natural and free sociocultural immersion, in a rewarding and fun format, apply as a volunteer or develop an internship with us.

Our organization offers:

  • Option for accommodation in a private room in the organization's home .
  • Healthy basic food and exchange of national or international dishes, local food options upon request.
  • Basic work materials.
  • Improve your level of Spanish with practical courses from basic Spanish to advanced Spanish
  • Personalized advice and tutoring 24 hours a day by members of the organization and specialty tutoring by people with university training and practical experience on issues of social projects, human rights, native and Latin American culture, psychology-sociology-anthropology, gender, projects with childhood. , community development, Latin American political-social processes and other related
  • Every weekend there are excursions, camping and expeditions to many beautiful and enigmatic places, as well as tourist places in the Andes, the jungle of Peru. They are non-commercial trips. There is no additional cost to accompany or guide you.
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi Internet access.
  • Work and integration in a very united multicultural team.
  • Complete sociocultural immersion, living reality and real native culture, interacting with people from the communities, visiting museums, fairs and native markets or participating in celebrations that we organize together to achieve the organization's objectives.
  • Learn about and experience the many ancient Andean spiritual and healing traditions (optional) and is intended for interested individuals only.
  • Learn from the ground up and lead social work hands-on and directly in Andean communities at a local nonprofit organization with extensive practical experience in community work and development.
  • Possibility of holding a paid position in the organization, fundraising, teaching courses, etc. They are paid activities.


  • minimum age: 18+ years.
  • have an open, tolerant and positive mindset.
  • It is very important to have the ability and patience to deal with little kids (5-9 years old).
  • possess native English or advanced level of English.
  • Fill out and send the Application form that is on our website, we greatly value the greater details put into this application as well as your motivation to participate.
  • (optional) skills or interests related to yoga, fitness, holistic energetic health, and related spiritual philosophies.
  • Highly motivated person who accepts to face challenges.
  • bility to work and integrate in a multicultural team.
  • (optional) have some level of Spanish.
  • Although anyone can apply for the Volunteer position, internship is aimed at students or university graduates or those with technical training.
  • ontact or communication via Skype, WhatsApp or social network.


There is No cost to participate as a volunteer in our organization.


option of accommodation in the organization's home at a low price, $50% discount or exemption from this contribution for accommodation for participations of two or more months to those participants who have good social work and integration into our work team. (for more details see the accommodation option on our website)

Stipend Provided

Training Provided

Housing Available

Language/Cultral Support Available

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


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.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


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Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy


Sun Jul 07, 2024 - Sat Nov 30, 2024
05:00 PM - 03:59 PM


Huancayo, Junín Peru



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