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Valpo Surf Project | Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile
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Valpo Surf Project


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December 1, 2020
December 1, 2021
August 14, 2020
Interns typically work a total 40 hours per week, and are expected to complete a 12-month commitment with the program.

The Valpo Surf Project seeks motivated interns looking to learn from new experiences and challenges abroad. The VSP uses surfing, English classes, and environmental education as mentorship tools for at-risk and underserved youth populations in Valparaíso, Chile. Interns are an integral part of the day-to-day and long-term operations of our organization.

Responsibilities as an intern include:

  • Working closely with our student populations and communities
  • Organize and lead programming activities
  • Direct and assist in daily administrative and office activities
  • Participate in a team that includes members with experience in social work, education, communications, and non-profit development
  • Work with and help guide our team of volunteers

In addition as a Media Intern, your duties will include:

  • Run the social media accounts
  • Develop new media based content
  • Take photos and videos
  • Write blog articles
  • Design/Web design

We are looking for team members who: 

  • Proactive 
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to work both with a team and independently
  • Adaptability 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Background in Spanish

Background (preferred, but not required):

  • Experience with photography/video 
  • Familiarity with Adobe Suite
  • Familiarity with Social Media 

The Valpo Surf Project seeks motivated interns looking to learn from new experiences and challenges abroad. The VSP uses surfing, English classes, and environmental education as mentorship tools for at-risk and underserved youth…

Details at a glance

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Benefits

An internship with the VSP provides an invaluable opportunity to: 

  • Live and work abroad
  • Opportunity to make meaningful lifelong connections with students
  • Walk away with a strong command of the Spanish language
  • Experience working with a growing non-profit
  • Ability to travel throughout Chile and South America
  • Gain valuable communication and interpersonal skills
  • Intercultural exchange with students, volunteers, and staff
  • Work in a dynamic environment; splitting your time between the beach, the office, and the classroom 
  • Learn how to surf & access to surf equipment

VSP does not pay interns directly, however, we provide housing and cover certain work related expenses. The shared home is located above the office and close to the center of Valparaiso. With a wide-variety of frequent public transportation options available, the commute between Casa VSP and the downtown area is easy and accessible. The house comes fully equipped with internet, furniture, a kitchen and a washing machine. We suggest that interns arrive in Chile with $10,000USD for their year with the VSP. This sum includes: airfare, visa expenses, personal travel, and all living expenses. If fundraising is necessary to meet the $10,000 to cover the duration of the internship, please contact the Valpo Surf Project for best advice, assistance, and best practices. It is not necessary to have prior experience with surf in order to be an intern.

An internship with the VSP provides an invaluable opportunity to: 

  • Live and work abroad
  • Opportunity to make meaningful lifelong connections with students
  • Walk away with a strong…

How to Apply

Fill out the following application. Please direct questions or concerns to voluntarios@valposurfproject.org

Fill out the following application. Please direct questions or concerns to voluntarios@valposurfproject.org

Location

105 Garibaldi, Valparaíso, Valparaíso, CL

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