Volunteer Recruitment Assistant

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Coordinator | Lennard
Coordinator | Lennard
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Gain work-related skills that will be useful for your future life.
Be part of the German team and at the same time connect with people from Peru and all over the world
Support great projects with your recruitment skills.
Get interesting insights in the work and organization of an NGO
Make a difference even working remotly
As the Volunteer Recruitment Assistant you will be responsible for the recruitment process of international volunteers for our on-site projects in Peru. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Wheel Chairs

As the Volunteer Recruitment Assistant you will be responsible for the recruitment process of international volunteers for our on-site projects in Perú. Working closely with the Volunteer Recruitment Coordinators in Germany and Perú, as well as with the General Director,  you will ensure that all documents are sent & received and that recruitment procedures are followed according to our internal recruitment guidelines. 


  • Respond to all International applicants by email, collect all documents from international  applicants and conduct interviews for the selection of international interns, project volunteers, and coordinators. This responsibility can be divided between the Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator and the Volunteer Recruitment Assistant. 
  • Send documents (Invitation letter, Before you go; Intihouse; Welcome Book; Volunteer Guidelines and Volunteer Agreement) to all international volunteers and send welcome and farewell mails. 
  • Update the volunteer excel documents and upload all application documents to Google Drive. Liaise with the volunteer coordinator in Peru, the recruitment coordinator in Perú, the project leaders, and the general director. 
  • Participate in Comité Germany and monthly meetings.   


  • English - fluent (written and spoken)
  • Spanish - minimum basic conversation level
  • Excellent intercultural communication skills
  • Excellent self-management and organization skills
  • High level of team-work, creativity and responsibility    
  • Minimum 6  months commitment  


  • The position is voluntary (unpaid) and part-time (around 5-10 hours/week)  
  • Work hours are flexible 
  • A letter of reference and certificate will be provided  at the end of the term 

Typical day

As it is only around 5-10 hours per week, here is a "typical week description":

  • Monday: check your e-mails and answer some questions about the programms in Peru of some further applicants
  • Tuesday: interview a potential volunteer for the projects in Peru via Sykpe/ phone call
  • Wednesday: possible day off
  • Thursday: have a meeting with the whole recruitment team and the General Director discussing the current candidates to travel to Peru
  • Friday: check your e-mails, update the documentation about current applicants and their application status 
  • Saturday: possible day off
  • Sunday: one time per month: have a meeting first with the German team and with the Peruvian/International team as well

Free-time activities

As it is a remote position you won't be onsite in any specific country or project. So it is quite hard to give a Free Time Activity description. However, you can use your free time to do what aver you like to do, meet your frieds, do your favorite sports or make music, whatever your hobbies are. 



In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently) or Spanish (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Required Documents
CV, motivation letter and criminal report certificate
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
see Proramme Description
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 17:00 - 19:30

What's Included

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either. Please arrange your own accommodation. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Rodriguez Ballon International Airport (AQP) in Arequipa. We assist you to find cheap flights to Peru.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Peru provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Peru you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Peru.

Dates & Fees

Details on arrival

We are searching for a Volunteer Recruitment Assistant starting in December 2021 to have a smooth transition. 

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25 - 50 weeks

Why book with Volunteer World

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Volunteer Recruitment Assistant

As the Volunteer Recruitment Assistant you will be responsible for the recruitment process of international volunteers for our on-site projects in Peru.

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