Search

Idealist logo
Internships
Internship

Dog Welfare Assistant Internship in Peru with a UK Charity (Accommodation & Food included)

Posted by
Globalteer | Cusco, Cusco, Peru
Apply
Role: Dog Welfare Assistant
Location: Cusco, Peru
Job Type: Internship
Contract Length: 3 to 6 Months
Start Date: Start dates year round

Globalteer is an international charity working with communities in developing countries in the areas of child care, education, sports and social services and with conservation and animal rescue projects.

Are you passionate about helping others?

Do you want to join a UK Charity overseas and make a real difference? Are you looking to improve your skills to be ready for the workplace? Would you like to experience a new culture under the guidance of our experienced expat teams? Then look no further, and join our international team in the magical South American city of Cusco, Peru!

Requirements:
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Comfortable working with animals, particularly strays in vulnerable situations
  • Ability to lift or carry at least 20 lbs / 9 kgs.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Numerate, well organised and with excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible team player with the energy and enthusiasm required to work in the charity sector
  • A commitment to Globalteer’s Code of Conduct
  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • Team player but also comfortable working independently
  • Spanish skills extremely valuable, but not required
Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Working directly with the staff of our partner dog shelter, assisting with their administrative needs.
  • Organizing files and information of individual animals at the shelter.
  • Documenting stories of animals at the shelter.
  • Keeping records and organizing paperwork or digital files as necessary.
  • Assisting Globalteer’s other volunteers working at the shelter as needed.
  • Working with partner shelter staff during outings in Globalteer’s mobile veterinary clinic, assisting as necessary and documenting progress during rescues or neutering/vaccination trips.
  • Attending and assisting with spay/neuter/vaccination campaigns with shelter staff across the city.
  • Caring for the animals on site at the shelter (feeding, cleaning, exercise, etc.)
  • Assisting with shelter maintenance.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Role: Dog Welfare Assistant
Location: Cusco, Peru
Job Type: Internship
Contract Length: 3 to 6 Months
Start Date: Start dates year round

Globalteer is an international charity working with communities in developing countries in the areas of…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

Benefits

What will you get out of your internship?

Working with Globalteer, you will be helping support many charitable projects around the world making a real difference for children, communities, and animals.

Staff, volunteers and interns all love this unique location. Cusco is a city high in the Andes mountains that has everything to offer, as it is the tourist’s gateway to the astounding Inca citadel, Machu Picchu.

You will gain valuable life skills as well as workplace skills, guided by our experienced international team.

Skills you will gain for your CV:
  • Experience working in an office environment independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Worked for a UK registered charity
  • Experience working with an international team in a new culture
  • Problem solving and using initiative
Benefits for you:
  • Free Accommodation! You will join other volunteers and interns in the Globalteer Volunteer House. You will quickly join a social circle of volunteers from around the world.
  • Free food! OK, it won’t be an all you can eat steak buffet every day, but you will receive all you need.
  • Free internet! Globalteer’s Volunteer House is fully connected!
  • Full training and city orientation on arrival.
  • 2 days off per week, plus 2.5 days of vacation per month that you can accumulate to take sightseeing trips with fellow volunteers.
  • All work-related expenses covered in country.
  • Written reference letter upon completion of internship. We’ll do our best to help you land your dream job.
What will you get out of your internship?

Working with Globalteer, you will be helping support many charitable projects around the world making a real difference for children…

How to Apply

How To Apply:

Interested candidates are requested the following to hr@globalteer.org

  1. One-page cover letter outlining:
  • The role you are applying for
  • The location you are applying for
  • Why you are applying
  • What you think you can bring to the role
  • Your planned start date
  • Your time commitment
  1. A detailed CV/Resume

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applicants who have not heard from Globalteer after 3 weeks of submitting have not been successful in their application. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview by Skype. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a background check due to the nature of our work with children.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates are requested the following to hr@globalteer.org

  1. One-page cover letter outlining:
  • The role you are applying for
  • The location you are…

Location

Cusco, Cusco, PE

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite internships and get email alerts when new ones are posted.
Apply