Kids’ Program Manager – The Light and Leadership Initiative in Huaycan, Peru

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Looking to gain experience in the non-profit world? Want to volunteer abroad?

The Light and Leadership Initiative (LLI) is offering a unique and incredible opportunity to the right individual. We are seeking a Kids’ Program Manager for our program headquarters in Huaycan, Peru, a developing community on the outskirts of Lima, Peru.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be able to work in a team or independently
  • Be able to adapt to new situations and living environments
  • Enjoy working with people from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Have demonstrated leadership experience and skills
  • Enjoy working with kids
  • Previous experience living abroad is a plus
  • Commit 12 months to interning with LLI + training time (at least 2 weeks)
  • Have an interest in working with a grassroots nonprofit and making a difference

Activities

The Kids’ Program Manager position consists of the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations in our Kid’s Center, an education space for kids ages 7-12 years old
  • Coordinate class schedules
  • Answer parents’ questions
  • Hold parents meeting and “parent hours”
  • Coordinate registrations to the programs
  • Front desk at the Kid’s Center
  • Step into classes to help teach when needed
  • Contribute in weekly management meetings

Requirements

This position require an advanced Spanish speaking level, interest in working in youth development, and a 12 month commitment in exchange for free room and board.

BENEFITS

Free room and board (including three meals a day) provided.

HOW TO APPLY – CONTACT DETAILS

Please send your resume and cover letter to Elisa Vescovi (Volunteer Communications Manager) vcm@lightandleadership.org. Subject line should state “Kids’ Program Manager”.

Please only apply if you can meet the language and time commitment.

Author: Voluntouring staff

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