Internship posted by: Centro de la Niña Trabajadora--CENIT
Posted on: March 14, 2014
Interested in fairtrade design? Economic solidarity? Want to help the growth of a women's recycled design project in Quito, Ecuador?
Responsible for ensuring and improving the productivity and efficiency within CENIT's production workshops (recycled design and artisanal bags ). Budgeting/accounting, managing inventory, purchasing materials and quality assurance are of utmost importance in providing quality products to our target audiences (local high end boutiques/hotels and tourists) while providing income to the local women who make our products. Penetrating new markets, attending local fairs and marketing are vital success in this position as CENIT relies heavily on the income produced through our production department. Must be fluent at in Spanish at an intermediate level in order to interact with local business owners, customers and CENIT's production staff. Minimum 6 month commitment. You will be working alongside design volunteers to run the workshops. min age 22+ . Min 6 months as it is a complex role.
We do not charge you to volunteer. We can't usually provide housing but we can help you find cheap housing in the city. We do sometimes have free rooms at our centre so do still write if money is an issue.
Send Cv and covering letter initially to
put VOLUNTEER as the subject of the email
(please note this is not the usual Cenit volunteer contact email but will go directly to the production branch)