Do you have any questions about being a volunteer at Intiwawa?

Read our FAQ or send us an email at

To learn more about our projects, you can review our

2021 Annual Report.

  • Education: Homework support, English classes, tutoring in maths and reading with the children

  • Health: Dentist project, promotion of healthy nutrition and personal hygiene 

  • Strengthening sociocultural values: Cultural and artistic workshops with the children & their families

  • Empowerment of parents: Parent’s School, Madres Luchadoras 

Volunteer Your Time

Intiwawa is slowly starting to receive volunteers onsite in Peru and we are looking for motivated project volunteers throughout the year. As a project volunteer, you will be responsible for the direct community work of Intiwawa on the field. In this position, you interact with the community, the children and their families, and assist with the projects on the field in different areas:


  • Interesting insights into the work of an NGO

  • Certificate according to your specialization

  • Perfecting your Spanish skills

  • International contacts in the Intiwawa Community

  • Learn about the different realities and perspectives of today’s society

  • Contribute to sustainable development

  • And of course, the biggest reward: The happy faces of our children!


  • Minimum commitment of 3 months

  • Minimum age of 18 years

  • Independence and flexibility

  • Conversational level of Spanish and English in order to communicate effectively with the children & their parents


  • Weekly hours will vary but are typically around 20-30 hours per week

  • Induction and continuous support by our volunteer coordinator throughout your volunteer time

  • Low-cost housing is available

  • A letter of reference and certificate will be provided at the end of the term

Apply now as project volunteer on the field!

Open Coordinator Positions

We also have Coordinator and Leader positions available, listed below. For these positions, we require more specific skills and a minimum of 6 months commitment.

Please note that all of our positions are volunteer positions and are therefore unpaid.


Start date: As soon as possible

Talking on the Phone

Start date: As soon as possible

We look forward to your application!

Voices of Volunteers


My experience with the children in Intiwawa is a combination of feelings of appreciation, encounter, encouragement and worth.

Jhon from Peru


Working at Intiwawa was one of most beautiful experiences of my life and I will always have a family in Peru.

Betsy from the US


In Intiwawa I encountered open, optimistic and loving people, great adventures and beautiful landscapes.

Amel from Switzerland