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BiblioWorks, Bolivia


We would like to document our work in our rural libraries and are looking for vounteers who can shoot and edit video to create clips for our website and social media.

Are you looking for…

– a genuine and secure NGO to work with?

– an adventurous experience in Bolivia, to be in touch with real local people and culture?

– an environment where you can learn and practise Spanish?

It sounds like you're looking for Real Adventure for Real Change!

Help us spread the word about BiblioWorks and share what we are doing to promote education and literacy!

We would like to document our work in our rural libraries and are looking for volunteers who can shoot and edit video to create clips to be shared on our website and on social media. We are flexible and can work with your travel schedule.

This position is located in rural communities around Sucre.


  • Coordinate with our office staff to determine which library to visit and when.
  • Shoot and edit video.
  • Requirements

    • Own equipment.
    • Filming and editing experience.
    • Solid experience with video editing software.
    • Able to quickly process, interpret and communicate information through text, video and visuals.
    • Basic to intermediate level of Spanish (or better).
    • Strong initiative, as the position will have minimal supervision.
    • Monetary means to pay for transport, accommodations, and food.

Suitable for


Typical day

You will visit the libraries in the afternoon when they are open. Depending on the distance you stay in the village over night or you go back to Sucre. On the other days you can work on the pictures and videos in our office in Sucre. Please keep in mind that we only have a limited amount of computers, so it would be good if you could bring your on laptop.

Program Requirements

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). Of course, there is an exception for children that are accompanied by their parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak Spanish (intermediate level)
Required Documents
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

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

Free-time activities

There is a lot to do in and around Sucre. You can e.g. explore the beautiful landscape through guided hikes over several days. The city of Sucre has an interesting history about which you can learn in different museums. The city center has very beautiful colonial buidlings and from La Recoleta you have the best view over the city. Sucre is also a good starting point to explore more of Bolivia, e.g. La Paz, the Salt Flats or the Amazon.


Included Services

Internet Access
Limited 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.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Bolivia. Please check the visa regulations for Bolivia.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Bolivia and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Bolivia.
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Bolivia.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Juana Azurduy de Padilla (SRE) in Sucre. We assist you to find cheap flights to Bolivia.
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 Bolivia provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Bolivia you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Bolivia.
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