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BiblioWorks, Bolivia

Office Supporter

Run our volunteer programme, work with our Bolivian staff in our central office in Sucre, and manage our communication strategy!

BiblioWorks promotes education and literacy in communities in need. We believe that healthy communities require healthy minds. That is why we have been building libraries, supplying books and training librarians in the poorest communities in Bolivia since 2005. So far, we have opened 13 libraries located in rural communities at varying distances from Sucre with more scheduled to open soon.


Our Volunteer and Communications Coordinator works in our Sucre office with the director of BiblioWorks and the Library Project Managers. The Coordinator handles all aspects of recruiting, vetting and supporting volunteers before they arrive in Bolivia, as well as while they are volunteering. He or she is based in the central office in Sucre but travels to visit the libraries with the Library Project Managers to assist with library training and settling in of volunteers. In the office, he or she handles communication in English so as to inform the public and potential volunteers and donors about our actions, translating and interpreting as necessary for the Director.


The office is open Monday to Friday from 8 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm. The Volunteer Coordinator is expected to work ~20 hours per week within those times.

Suitable for

Singles
Couples

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 19 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level) and Spanish (intermediate level)
Required Documents
CV and application form
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Experience with coordination and leadership an asset
Excellent communication skills
Strong initiative, as the position will have minimal supervision
Creativity and independence
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 16:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at BiblioWorks, Bolivia are happy to help you.

Contact Project Coordinator

Free-time activities

There are plenty of cultural activities available in Sucre for you to take part in, although these are not organised by BiblioWorks. You will also have the chance to meet the volunteers working for the charity, as well as get to know the staff in the office.

Concert/Music
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Contact & Reservation
Free of charge
Free of charge
20 - 50
weeks
20 - 50
weeks
19+
age
19+
age
Airport Pickup
Housing
Food
Internet
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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.

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The nearest airport is Juana Azurduy de Padilla (SRE) in Sucre. We assist you to find cheap flights to Bolivia.
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