Our projects are always in need of the valuable contributions made time and time again by our dedicated volunteers. Skilled professionals have been helping the projects in need directly, and/or providing technical advice to Otra Cosa Network to help us do a better job supporting all our projects and our volunteers. These professionals have been having a wonderful impact on the projects and the communities that they worked with.
We are urgently looking for volunteers for:
★ Skate Ramp Coordinator
We urgently require someone to coordinate activities at the Skate Ramp. This project was set up by OCN to provide the children with a safe environment to play and learn. To learn more about this project, please click here.
★ Marketing Coordinator (also available as an Internship)
We need someone to work in the OCN office to help promote the work we do, and source funding for our projects. The role will include, among other tasks, updating our Facebook page and Twitter feed, analysing the effectiveness of any marketing initiatives, and helping plan and coordinate fundraising and promotional events. To learn more about this role, please click here.
★ Juvenile Delinquency and Rehabilitation Programme
We urgently need someone to carry on the work here; working with the Trujillo Municipal Government this programmes is designed to help young minor offenders' rehabilitation, with activities such as: teaching sports, yoga, relaxation, anger management and other therapeutic activities, as well as teaching English. To learn more about this role, please click here.
★ Volunteer Surf Coordinator Position: Needed from December 2013 to March 2014
We are looking for a volunteer to coordinate our Surfing Project, where we give less fortunate youths an opportunity to learn how to surf. Surfing also allows us to to promote an environment of responsibility and mutual respect, while emphasizing many of our values including commitment, dedication, hard work, kindness to others, caring for the environment and much more. The surf coordinator will be responsible for getting the surf project organized just before the season begins and he or she will also be responsible to coordinate and manage all of our surf volunteers. We are seeking a surf coordinator who is an experienced surfer that can train our less experienced surf volunteers and who will also work closely with the director of our partner surf school. Interest in environmental education and events geared towards respecting the earth, our beaches and our oceans is also a plus. For more information about our surf project, please go here.
Great value unique volunteer experiences: Contribute to Peru's growing eco-tourism and farming industries:
★ Help out at Peru's only sustainable tourism agency and fair trade cafe.
You will have the opportunity to live in the beautiful mountainous town of Chachapoyas for the equivalent of $160 per month including a daily evening meal.Your role will involve administration and development of the various aspects of the tourism agency and serving customers in the fair trade Cafe. For information click here