Volunteer with The Trust for the Americas

The Trust for the Americas

We strengthen the capacities of individuals and civil society organizations.

Washington DC, United States, North America

We strive to improve access to economic opportunities through social inclusion and good governance for vulnerable communities in Latin America and the Caribbean.



What We Need

1. Project Manager in Peru.

Requirements:
- Sensitivity necessary to relate to the vulnerable population served (young and disabled people).
- Interest in social project management.
- Basic knowledge in office administration, email, and navigation.
- Capacity for teamwork.
- Immediate availability.
- Creativity and initiative.

Responsibilities:
- Supporting the training, labour inclusion, and entrepreneurship of the vulnerable population of Peru.
- Support in event organization (logistics).
- Support in management, review, and monitoring of database and information systems.
- Other activities related to project management.

2. English Teacher in Peru.

Requirements:
- Have English as their mother tongue and a basic understanding of Spanish, or be a certified English teacher.
- Previous experience in language teaching, either as an assistant, tutor at home, or from volunteer work abroad.
- Sensitivity necessary to relate to the vulnerable population served (young and disabled people).
- Good planning and organizational skills.
- Flexibility and an adaptable teaching style.
- Creativity to plan practical and interesting lessons.
- Good communication skills.
- Effective listening skills.
- Basic knowledge in office administration, email, and navigation.

Responsibilities:
- Planning and preparing lessons, both didactically and on an interactive basis.
- Searching and identifying free online materials for student support.
- Preparing and carrying out exercises and practical tests.
- Providing feedback on oral and written work.
- Identifying alliances for scholarships for studying the English language.

3. Information and Communication Manager:

Requirements:
- We accept applications from anywhere in Latin America, though we prefer applicants from Ecuador.
- Sensitivity necessary to relate to the vulnerable population served (young and disabled people).
- Interest in social project management.
- Basic knowledge in office administration, email, and navigation.
- Enthusiasm towards learning and using new computer applications.
- Capacity for teamwork.
- Immediate availability.
- Creativity and initiative.

Responsibilities:
- Support in reviewing databases and monitoring our information system.
- Support in editing and updating web content.
- Support to identifying potential allies for events.
- Following-up on student records in virtual training.
- Support in event organization (logistics), such as the identification of sponsors.

4. E-Learning Manager:

Requirements:
- Sensitivity necessary to relate to the vulnerable population served (young and disabled people).
- Good planning and organizational skills.
- Creativity organizing virtual training.
- Good communication skills.
- Effective listening skills.
- Experience in managing virtual classrooms at a technical (moddle) and at a pedagogical level.


When & Who

Yes, we require a minimum of 6 Months
1. Project Manager: Maximum duration is 6 months. 2. English Teacher: Minimum of 6 months to 1 year. Volunteer would be dedicating 2 hours of virtual or face-to-face classes twice a week, as well as 6 hours for preparation and follow-up (a total of 10 hours a week). 3. Information and Communication Manager: 10 hours per week for six months. 4. E-Learning Manager: Minimum of 6 months to 1 year, dedicating 2 hours twice a week.
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More Services we Offer

May have additional fees

1. Project Manager:

- Flexibility of schedule. Face-to-face mode has a minimum of 20 hours per week, distributed according to the volunteer's requirements.
- OAS Volunteer Certificate in English and Spanish by The Trust for the Americas.

2. English Teacher:

- Flexibility of schedule. Telework or face-to-face; there are 10 hours a week distributed according to the volunteer's requirements.
- OAS Volunteer Certificate in English and Spanish by The Trust for the Americas.

3. Information and Communication Manager:

- Flexibility of schedule. This is telework. There are 10 hours a week distributed according to the volunteer's requirements.
- OAS Volunteer Certificate in English and Spanish by The Trust for the Americas.

3. E-Learning Manager:

- Flexibility of schedule. This is telework. There are 10 hours a week distributed according to the volunteer's requirements.
- OAS Volunteer Certificate in English and Spanish by The Trust for the Americas.


Contact Person

Washington DC, United States.
90% response rate , 92 hour(s) response time.

Additional Info about Us

Up to 5 people

The Trust for the Americas is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with the Organization of American States (OAS). It was established in 1997 to promote public and private sector participation in social and economic development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our initiatives, implemented through local partner organizations, seek to improve access to economic opportunities for vulnerable communities in the hemisphere. To this end, we also promote social inclusion and good governance. We have offices in Washington, D.C.

In collaboration with our member countries, the private sector, and civil society, The Trust for the Americas provides technical, financial, and human resources to build the capacities of marginalized groups throughout the Americas, focusing specifically on generating economic opportunity and fostering inclusive and safe communities.

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