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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.

Volunteer Your Time

Intiwawa has started to receive onsite volunteers in Peru once again, 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 different areas:


  • Education: Academic support project, educational vacation program, Parents' School

  • Empowerment: Socio-emotional support, Madres Luchadoras project for the mothers

  • Health: Education about healthy lifestyles, correct dental hygiene, a healthy diet and positive personal habits

  • Art & Culture: Cultural and artistic workshops


  • Collaborate with local vulnerable communities and contribute to sustainable development

  • Valuable work experience collaborating with an NGO

  • Perfecting your Spanish skills

  • International contacts in the Intiwawa community

  • Letter of recommendation on request and volunteer experience certificate

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


  • Minimum commitment of 3 months

  • Age 18 - 99

  • Dedication to the projects and strong work ethic

  • Independence and flexibility

  • Open-mindedness and cultural sensitivity and awareness

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


  • Weekly hours will vary but are typically around 30-35 hours per week

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

  • Low-cost housing is available

Apply now!

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.

Talking on the Phone

Start date: As soon as possible

We look forward to your application!

Start date: June/July 2023


Start date: February or March 2023

Voices of Volunteers


At Intiwawa I am able to collaborate with local communities, empowering them to help themselves through education. Our work here is not only ethical, but also sustainable.

Caitlin from the United Kingdom


Intiwawa provides a safe space where children can be themselves and build up confidence to fulfil their dreams. The Intiwawa staff and volunteers as well as the community in Mollebaya, are a beautiful family you'd be lucky to spend time with and learn from.

Melissa from France


My work with Intiwawa is one of the best experiences I have ever had. Helping is very simple, but you receive such a great reward when you see the joy of the community as they reach their goals.

Christian from Peru

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