Participate in this internship with an international organisation and go to Peru to contribute to community development. You will be teaching in local schools with young children, teaching them English and other important subjects. You will also work alongside women, supporting them in their education to help them become independent by entering the workforce. This experience within an international organisation allows you to gain university credits, work in a multicultural team, and develop both personally and professionally.
Near the city of Oxapampa you will participate in a project to support local communities on this internship in an international organisation. You will work for the benefit of young people, women and other community members, identifying priority needs.
Your assignments will depend on the needs of the community at the time of your visit. Like all of our humanitarian internship programs, the project in Peru allows you to gain university credits while making a positive and lasting impact on the local community.
- Support associations to stimulate local tourism.
- Conduct workshops in English.
- Provide English language training to professionals in the tourism sector, support future local entrepreneurs and encourage them to introduce sustainable development to their activities.
- Depending on the season, participate in reforestation and eliminate invasive plants.
- Educate children by participating in environmental workshops in local schools.
- Communication with the locals is done in Spanish, if you are not fluent in Spanish, you will need to take lessons before your mission.
The assignment depends on the skills and profile of the participants. A telephone interview and an application (CV and cover letter) will determine the placement of the volunteers on educational projects ranging from childcare to the organisation of extracurricular activities and tutoring / assistance in schools for those with the most training.
During the evenings and weekends, you will have the opportunity to discover the surroundings, for example by hiking through national parks.
Since 1998, they have been offering the opportunity to participate in solidarity programs ranging from education to support and development of local communities, as well as wildlife and environmental conservation.
Their values: we are not passive spectators, but we encourage a practical approach, "we get our hands dirty". The placements require active participation of the interns and real commitment. The feedback from our participants is unanimous: "an enrichment beyond my expectations", "a project that changed my life".