Kids' Program Manager - The Light and Leadership Initiative [Huaycan, Peru] - free bed and board

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

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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


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

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  • 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


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.

volunteering in peruBENEFITS

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


Please send your resume and cover letter to Elisa Vescovi (Volunteer Communications Manager) Subject line should state "Kids' Program Manager".

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

Start date 8th of August 2018. Contact us for more information!


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