Internship posted by: Awamaki
Posted on: February 24, 2014
Interested in revitalizing the Andean traditions of weaving and making a difference in the lives of Andean women? Volunteer as an intern with Awamaki and support women's business cooperatives in the Sacred Valley of Peru!
Volunteers and interns play an essential role at Awamaki, as their work makes an enormous difference in our programs and in the lives of our women. Interns have the opportunity to gain essential experience in business administration, fair trade, social enterprise, ethical sourcing and design, marketing & communications, and non-profit management.
Working with the Women's Artisan Cooperative Program, you can expect to:
Homestays, language lessons, and cultural activities are available for volunteers and interns. Depending on the length of stay, interns pay a fee that covers homestay, orientation, activities and language lessons if applicable. Interns who stay longer than six months get most of their fee back, except that which covers the cost of their orientation and homestay.
Located in the scenic Inca town and tourist destination of Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru, Awamaki is a Peruvian and U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that women's economic empowerment and community development through fair trade artisan cooperatives, sustainable tourism operations, and local community education.
For more information about Awamaki and our programs, visit www.awamaki.org or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/awamaki. For any questions about volunteering or to request an application form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receiving your application and resume, we will contact you to arrange an interview via Skype with the relevant Program Coordinator(s).
Thanks so much for your interest in Awamaki. We look forward to hearing from you!
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