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Human Rights of Domestic Workers in Lima

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

flexible

Qualifications

Participants in this program must speak conversational Spanish. The most successful participants with this program are self motivated, open minded, and curious.

Intern Types

  • Education
  • Labor & Industrial Relations
  • Social Work

Languages

  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Programs start at USD1,075 for four weeks

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Pre-departure Support: ELI's staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help volunteers and interns to prepare for their travels.

Airport Pickup: Volunteers are met at the airport in Lima or Cusco and provided with transportation to their accommodations

In-country Orientation: Each volunteer program starts with a one to two day orientation which covers important topics on the logistics of living and working in Peru, city tours, help with transportation, and optional Spanish classes

In-country Staff Support: ELI's Peru coordinator has years of experience working with Peruvian NGOs. She is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

Accommodations: Participants stay either with a local host family or in a shared apartment depending on the project.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Cooking
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Women

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive.

Age Range

18 and older

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Written Application