Careers

Executive Development Intern

 

The Executive Development Intern will work closely with participants of Vive Peru’s volunteer programs and will work to develop a long-term, sustainable initiative in the area of health or education. S/he will have the opportunity to work directly with the organization’s and community’s leaders to cultivate and execute his/her ideas. S/he will work in close contact with the Executive Director of Vive Peru as well to improve the program and the organization’s impact on partner communities.

Location
Trujillo, Peru

Compensation
Room and board is provided in Peru.  The intern is responsible for the cost of the plane ticket to and from Peru.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Contracts are for a minimum of one year period, the position is open beginning in April/May 2015. E-mail a resume to info@viveperu.org if interested.

 

 

 

Administrative Intern

 

Interested in learning more about non-profits and non-profit management? Want to get hands on social media and development experience, while making a difference in communities in need in Northern Peru? We are seeking a spring semester intern to work directly with our Director of Operations. This is an unpaid position that requires a time commitment of 3-5 hours per week.

Location
Phoenix, AZ or other.  Remote position.

Responsibilities

  • Creating a cohesive social media message and regularly updating social media sites.
  • Editing and executing non-profit mailings.
  • Developing materials for volunteers and campus coordinators across the country.
  • Updating mailing lists.

Recommended Skills/Qualifications

  • Possess excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Has understanding of social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, etc.).
  • Has the ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Travel experience abroad preferred.

Benefits

  • Resume building opportunity with an international non-profit.

If interested, please submit your availability and resume to info@viveperu.org.

Communications Coordinator – Trujillo, Peru

 

We are looking for someone who has experience in journalism, web design, photography or communications who can help us design new communications materials (newsletters, social media, update website).

Location
Trujillo, Peru

The position

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the volunteer would collaborate with with all the areas and volunteer programs to document the work Vive Peru is doing in Northern Peru, both with volunteers and the community. You would have freedom and creativity to develop new materials that would have a real impact on the growth and impact of the organization as well as learn in depth about the impact our programs have on the community!

We are especially looking for someone who is self-motivated and results-oriented since the volunteer would direct their own project and design their own schedule.

Volunteer Profile

Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Related studies or experience in marketing, public relations, journalism, communications, etc.
  • Interest in the organization’s work and mission
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work under a deadline
  • Organized and ability to problem solve
  • Creativity
  • Availability of minimum of 4 weeks

Desired traits:

  • Intermediate level of English and Spanish
  • Experience working with WordPress
  • Experience working with Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Website or Graphic Design Experience
  • Photography

    Benefits:

    • Resume building opportunity with an international non-profit.
    • Opportunity to work in abroad in Peru.  
    • Assistance with logistics and accommodations.  Volunteer is responsible for travel expenses and room and board in Peru.

    If interested, please submit your availability and resume to info@viveperu.org.

    Social Media Officer

     

    We are looking for someone who has experience in journalism, web design, photography or communications who can help us design new communications materials (newsletters, social media, update website).

    Location
    Trujillo, Peru

    The position

    Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the volunteer would collaborate with with all the areas and volunteer programs to document the work Vive Peru is doing in Northern Peru, both with volunteers and the community. You would have freedom and creativity to develop new materials that would have a real impact on the growth and impact of the organization as well as learn in depth about the impact our programs have on the community!

    We are especially looking for someone who is self-motivated and results-oriented since the volunteer would direct their own project and design their own schedule.

    Volunteer Profile

    Required:

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Related studies or experience in marketing, public relations, journalism, communications, etc.
    • Interest in the organization’s work and mission
    • Self-motivated
    • Ability to work under a deadline
    • Organized and ability to problem solve
    • Creativity
    • Availability of minimum of 4 weeks

    Desired traits:

    • Intermediate level of English and Spanish
    • Experience working with Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
    • Website or Graphic Design Experience
    • Photograph

    Benefits:

    • Resume building opportunity with an international non-profit.
    • Opportunity to work in abroad in Peru.  
    • Assistance with logistics and accommodations.  Volunteer is responsible for travel expenses and room and board in Peru.

    If interested, please submit your availability and resume to info@viveperu.org.