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Internship on human rights issues with women and girls in the Peruvian Andes

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Minka Project
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El Tambo - Huancayo, Peru

Minka Project


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February 15, 2021
October 21, 2021
February 1, 2021
full time, Monday - Friday, 6 to 12 weeks

Our Minka project invites you to participate and develop your professional and human skills in a project of assistance, support and study of the reality related to Human Rights of those peoples displaced by political violence and vulnerable populations, especially women and children who come from from areas declared in emergency by the Peruvian state Vrae, many of these families, and especially women and children, have problems, not only financial, but also emotional and psychological, as a result of which they were directly affected by the situation of internal conflict. that our country still lives, in addition to socio-cultural segregation due to its Andean-Quechua culture

We intervene directly in these areas and communities, using a holistic approach and carrying out direct social work. our methodology is of direct contact with these families and people (keeping the confidentiality of each case) we are in a stage in which we carry out research on human rights and gender issues, socioeconomic studies and the impact of the modern culture of the city in Los rights of these people, as well as conducting numerous case studies, personal emotional and psychological impact, obtaining related data and many face-to-face talks, workshops and visits (psychology, organization, emotional support, women's rights and girls and others), as well as activities related to education, cultural revaluation, gender violence and other important matters related to this item, promoting group organization and mutual support so that they can face their difficult situation.

We are a social volunteering project that promotes an alternative form of volunteering outside the tourist circuits, in this way, we offer a quite realistic work experience and social assistance in areas where there is a raw and true social reality, without sensationalism of any kind. , is sure to provide your personal and professional skills with people and objective problems, far from artificial scenarios, we operate with a flat structure and work directly with the communities to promote their self-development. Our projects are carried out in the same rural communities and vulnerable populations, with our own resources, without intermediaries.

In addition, it has guaranteed the specialized support of people committed to the social and economic improvement of the country, connoisseurs of its culture, mentality and area, sociologists, anthropologists and laws, it is safe in a personal, professional and local environment that We know a lot.

Stipend:

  • Access to a stipend of 200 Euros, as well as other remunerated options and benefits, coordinate directly about these other options with the coordinator of Peru.

What we offer

  • Continuous personalized advice from a consultant with professional training and specialized in social, human rights and cultural issues.
  •  Team work and support.
  • Stipend
  •  certificate issued by a non-profit organization
  •  Improve your level of Spanish theoretically and especially practice.
  • Exchange courses in: Peruvian food, desserts, culture, games, native and Latin dances and others.
  • On weekends, non-commercial excursions to many places, such as Andean mountains and lakes, artisan villages, pre-Inca ruins, waterfalls in jungle areas, and others.
  • (optional) experience mysticism, Inka healing of self-knowledge and emotional balance based on Andean culture.
  •  Detailed information on Inca culture, travel and the geography of Peru.
  • Detailed and updated information on social processes, human rights, political and cultural processes of the country and Latin America.

Relevant Note: For the period of 2021, only international interns are accepted.

For more details and more information, visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

or write to:

minkavolunteer@gmail.com

* Requirements:

  • minimum age: 21 years
  • It is important to have the ability and patience to deal with and work with little girls (ages 5 to 9) and women of all ages.
  • It would be ideal to possess skills or interests related to yoga, fitness, holistic energy health and related spiritual philosophies.
  •  Have a tolerant, adaptable and open mind.
  • have a lot of energy and be able to accept challenges
  • have the ability to work with young and adult women
  • Ability to integrate and work in a multicultural team.
  • suggested minimum period is eight weeks, it can be adapted to the dates that suit both parties (limited vacancies)
  • Basic Spanish level (optional)

Important:

Our organization is led by people with motivation, training and extensive experience in humanitarian and social areas, our work has more than 9 years of intense social work, this gives us the necessary experience and offers genuine work, where you can develop your skills. , professional experience and achieve a rewarding form of personal growth, your skills are integrated as part of a team, we are not improvised in this matter, our social work is direct in areas where there is a great need for help for people in situation of extreme poverty (focused mainly in the Andes of Peru) and where the true culture of Peru still survives. Andean culture, cradle of Inca civilization.

We also combine this with an intense and fun experience of cultural exchange, excursions and non-commercial expeditions to many interesting places in the mountains / jungle, practical courses: from languages ​​or native culture to food, dances, desserts, drinks based on native plants, Andean worldview and culture etc.

If you are one of the people who wants to do a real and rewarding job in places where you can still see the living Inca-Andean culture far from traditional tourism circuits and experience the true native culture in many of its interesting facets, this is your place.

Our Minka project invites you to participate and develop your professional and human skills in a project of assistance, support and study of the reality related to Human Rights of those peoples displaced by political violence and…

Details at a glance

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  • Stipend

Benefits

  • the organization offers accommodation
  • basic work materials
  • Personalized support from an advisor with extensive knowledge, practical experience and university training in educational, social and cultural issues in Peru and Latin America.
  • excursions, expeditions and trips of "tourist", ecological, cultural, adventure and other type to many places in the Andes of Peru and Amazon rainforest
  • intense cultural exchange experience
  • perform intrnship in a legally established nonprofit organization
  • possibility of occupying positions of coordinator, assistant director, taking courses, collector and others, possibility of stipend or economic percentages for these roles
  • discount or exception of the monthly contribution amount from the second month of participation.
  • the organization offers accommodation
  • basic work materials
  • Personalized support from an advisor with extensive knowledge, practical experience and university training in…

How to Apply

  • fill in and send the application form with as much information as possible
  • Contact through credible profile via social network such as Linkelin or Facebook
  • CV with updated photo and brief letter of motivation
  • communication via Skype, WhatsApp or similar
  • fill in and send the application form with as much information as possible
  • Contact through credible profile via social network such as Linkelin or Facebook
  • CV with updated photo…

Location

El Tambo - Huancayo, PE

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