Volunteer coordinator and event planner

Internship
For 3 to 6 months
Customer service
Cusco - Peru
Start ASAP
Unpaid

Offer description

Do you want to join a UK Charity overseas and make a real difference? Are you looking to improve your skills to be ready for the workplace? Would you like to experience a new culture under the guidance of our experienced expat teams? Then look no further, and join our international team in the magical South American city of Cusco, Peru!

Working with Globalteer, you will be helping support many charitable projects around the world making a real difference for children, communities, and animals.
Staff, volunteers and interns all love this unique location. Cusco is a city high in the Andes mountains that has everything to offer, as it is the tourist’s gateway to the astounding Inca citadel, Machu Picchu.
You will gain valuable life skills as well as workplace skills, guided by our experienced international team.

Skills you will gain for your CV:
- Experience working in an office environment independently and as part of a team
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent administration skills
- Worked for a UK registered charity
- Experience working with an international team in a new culture
- Problem solving and using initiative

Benefits for you:
- Free Accommodation! You will join other volunteers and interns in the Globalteer Volunteer House. You will quickly join a social circle of volunteers from around the world.
- Free food! OK, it won’t be an all you can eat steak buffet every day, but you will receive all you need.
- Free internet! Globalteer’s Volunteer House is fully connected!
- Full training and city orientation on arrival.
- 2 days off per week, plus 2.5 days of vacation per month that you can accumulate to take sightseeing trips with fellow volunteers.
- All work-related expenses covered in country.
- Written reference letter upon completion of internship. We’ll do our best to help you land your dream job.

Requirements:
- Fluent spoken and written English
- Excellent communication skills
- Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
- Numerate, well organised and with excellent attention to detail
- Problem-solving skills
- An outgoing personality, eager to meet new people and make connections
- Flexible team player with the energy and enthusiasm required to work in the charity sector
- A commitment to Globalteer’s Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policy
- Minimum age of 18 years old
- Team player but also comfortable working independently

Key duties and responsibilities:
- Ensuring that Globalteer’s volunteers in Cusco have a seamless, well-organized, amazing experience during their volunteer placements
- Coordinating transport and accommodation for Cusco volunteers
- Coordinating airport pickups, providing town-tours and orientations, and being the “face of Globalteer” as the first point of contact for volunteers on the ground
- Familiarizing volunteers with their project and assuring they are introduced to staff and comfortable in their duties
- Answering inquiries and being the “go-to” for any issues that come up for volunteers during their volunteer placements
- Organizing volunteer events and outings outside of project hours
- General administration within the Cusco office
- 37.5-hour work week
- Other duties as assigned in support of Globalteer’s charitable objectives

How To Apply:
Interested candidates are requested the following to [###########]
One-page cover letter outlining:
- The role you are applying for
- The location you are applying for
- Why you are applying
- What you think you can bring to the role
- Your planned start date
- Your time commitment
A detailed CV/Resume
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