NGO Management Intern (in-person)
- Enhance your CV and gain professional hands-on experience managing sustainable projects in an international development NGO, having a real and positive impact on vulnerable communities.
- Work alongside experienced & passionate people from a range of disciplines.
- Live and work in a surfing paradise in northern Peru, the land of endless summer.
- Learn about the endangered local wildlife and dry forest of northern Peru and be a vital part of initiatives to protect it.
About the program
Learn how to run a sustainable development NGO operating in the northern town of Lobitos, whilst improving the local environment and quality of life of residents.
EcoSwell is a surfing-inspired sustainable development non-profit (NGO) driving the development of poor Peruvian coastal communities through a path of sustainability. We develop environmental, educational, infrastructure and socio-economic projects working hand in hand with local communities and ...
Daily activities will vary depending on our current projects but volunteer interns will be able to get involved in a variety of tasks and development initiatives including, but not limited to;
Project Wilipipe - Tide and swell charts for the local fishermen
This project involves creating and ...
Volunteer interns work between 9am to 5pm on weekdays but evenings and weekends are free for you to spend as you wish. For those joining our in-person placement, the northern coast of Peru has amazing waves, beaches and towns to go visit, with lots of different activities on offer such as:
What's NOT included?
Details on arrival
This research internship is available all year round and you can join us any time. However, we do ask that you join us for a minimum of 2 weeks in order to have enough time to conduct sufficient research, make an impact and get the most out of the experience.
It’s easy to get to Lobitos! There are daily flights from Lima to Talara where you will be met at the airport and driven directly to Lobitos.
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