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


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Published 17 days ago

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.

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Work closely with our student populations and communities
  • Organize and lead programming activities
  • Work alongside team members with experience in social work, education, communications, and non-profit development
  • Direct and assist in daily administrative and office activities

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

  • Help with fundraising
  • Event planning
  • Grant writing

Qualifications:

  • Though not required, a strong background in Spanish is recommended
  • Proactive 
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Adaptability 
  • Strong communication skills

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
  • Experience working with a growing non-profit
  • Intercultural exchange with students, volunteers, and staff 
  • The ability to learn from and mentor youth
  • Experience organizing and leading programming activities
  • Walk away with a strong command of the Spanish language
  • Experience in an office setting 
  • Learn how to surf & access to surf equipment 
  • The ability to travel throughout Chile and South America

VSP does not pay interns directly, however, it will provide interns housing and cover certain work related expenses. We suggest that interns arrive in Chile with $10,000USD for their year with the VSP. This lump 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.

An internship with the VSP provides an invaluable opportunity to: 

  • Live and work abroad
  • Experience working with a growing non-profit
  • Intercultural exchange with students…

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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