NEEDED: After School Teachers in Lima, Peru!



Start Date


Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)


Short-Term (few weeks/months)




The Light and Leadership Initiative is in need of Reading, Sport and/or Math teachers to help anytime through early December 2018 and starting on the 10th of January 2019. Join our LLI family and get involved with an ethically responsible organization that gives valuable volunteer placements. Placements are available from 4 weeks (preferred minimum) to several months (you decide!). The longer you stay, the more impact you have!

Reading/Homework Volunteer

Join us in our reading program as a lead reading program volunteer! Help us manage our library, which offers kids the opportunity to read books at our education center several times a week. Encourage a reading for pleasure environment, share your passion for reading and help improve students' reading comprehension! Participants will also bring their schoolwork to seek greater assistance. At least intermediate Spanish skills are preferred.

Sport Teachers

Be ready to get involved with our physical education program! Do you have experience in the physical education field, either playing, coaching or working as a professional? This could be the placement for you! At least Basic Spanish skills are encouraged for this placement. There are opportunities available to help in other programs as well, in addition to this placement.

Chess Teachers

Chess is one of LLI’s longest running programs and has one of the most dedicated groups of students. LLI works with students ages 7-12 years old and teens ages 13-17, teaching skills ranging from the absolute basics to more intermediate/advanced skills, depending on the group of students. Putting on chess tournaments is always encouraged! Intermediate Spanish skills are encouraged for this placement.

Yoga Teachers

Yoga teachers may teach yoga workshops to our women's empowerment program participants as well as to our teen program participants, if schedule allows. Prior experience teaching yoga is required. Intermediate Spanish is strongly encouraged, specifically Yoga terminology! 12 weeks commitment in exchange of a generous discount off of the program fees! Volunteers may participate in other programs such as art, English, chess, sports, reading, math and more, following the volunteers' interests!


Is there something that isn't listed above but you have a ton of experience and passion about? Let us know! We are always open to ideas! We have had theater classes, dance classes and more in the past. Keep in mind that you would have to build your own curriculum and we ask that you stay for the duration of cycle to fully implement your class and ideas!

We are a LOW COST, grassroots organization providing hands-on, high impact volunteer opportunities. Come help us out and be part of something great!

Fee Required


  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available


  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

Please apply online at You'll see our Online Application under the Volunteer tab. Please apply asap, we need you!