Apply now as a volunteer in social assistance in Perù!

Do you aim to work in the field of international cooperation? HOOPERU is seeking a social work assistant! Give your contribute to their overseas programs and help families who live in extremely poor conditions.


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Organization: HOOPERU was founded in 2012 as a registered Peruvian non-profit organisation working in partnership with the community to create a lasting impact by providing free education, social and health programs. HOOPERU works closely with Flora Tristán English School since 2008 with the aim to offer a popular service in the community and had a steady intake of children. Although HOOPERU is a small organization it continues to grow ever since and provide a great help to families who live in extremely poor conditions by organizing after-school program, saturday club, workshops per week about health, women’s empowerment, community development, and accessing employment. On top of this, they offer free psychological counselling and social services to individuals in need of extra support, and it works with local and international health professionals to deliver free health services and check-ups


Duty Station: Perù


Open to: Candidates interested in volunteering abroad


Timeframe: The start date is February 2017, from Monday to Friday, six hours per day for six months


Deadline: Not mentioned


Job Description: As HOOP’s Social Work Assistant, successful candidate will form a key part of HOOP’s Social Work team. He/She will be involved in managing and assisting in HOOP’s wide-ranging social services in the community such as:

- research activities, plan and attend community workshops

- attend home visits with the Social Worker

- create and implement community surveys

- analyze and evaluate survey data, and write up social reports

- assist the Social Worker by giving constructive feedback and ideas on HOOP’s Social Work programs


Qualification: Applicants should have the following qualifications:

- a qualification in social work (or working towards it) required

- experience working with vulnerable people

- fluent or intermediate Spanish speaker

- fluent in English

- good data analysis and statistical skills, and good knowledge of basic data analysis tools such as Microsoft Excel

- enjoy working both in the field as well as in the office

- be a reliable and punctual member of the team

- be empathetic and culturally sensitive


Wage/Fees: Remuneration is not provided / Interns and volunteers must pay a one-off admin fee of $250


Application process: Candidates must send their cv and a cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Useful Links:

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Contact information:

HOOP Office, Quinta Gamero B-2, Cayma,

Arequipa, Peru

Flora Tristan English School,

Flora Tristan, Villa Fontana,

Arequipa, Peru

Edited by Marta Della Monaca

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