**The Light and Leadership Initiative (LLI), a non profit working in Huaycán, Lima, Peru, is searching for an intern to lead our Women's empowerment program. The women’s empowerment program is focused on financial education with the goal of increasing women’s capacity for personal money management and to increase women’s capacity for starting and managing a small business.
Overseeing the finance program
Management of the program budget
Communicate with current and potential teachers, seeking out local/Peruvian teachers first
Coordinate and/or lead social events in order to increase the sense of community among our participants
Promoting the program within the Huaycán community
Possibility for teaching at least one Computer Literacy Certification Course
Train volunteers and oversee childcare for women’s program participants
Monitor and Evaluate the program
Helping to develop the program, in line with our program goals
Potential to participate in grant writing for the program
Participate in weekly management meetings with the rest of the LLI team
Be flexible and able to support the organization in other tasks if needed
Potential for overseeing and directing Women’s Program Interns
The requirements we are looking for in a manager...
- Highly motivated by women's issues & education
Advanced Spanish (written and oral)
Must have a relevant BA degree (eg. languages, development studies, economics, social science, education, business studies).
Must be able to work independently
Time management skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Experience working in a multicultural team
Previous experience in a leadership role
Previous nonprofit experience (helpful, but not required)
Business knowledge, or experience in a small startup (helpful, but not required)
We are looking for a lead manager to start on January 10, 2020 and stay until December 9, 2020. This is an unpaid position that includes Room and Board (meals and housing) which are provided during your stay at the Volunteer House, located in Huaycán in addition to obtaining a special visa (cooperante) during your stay. Volunteers are responsible for flight costs, insurance and personal expenses.
a monthly phone stipend to cover work-related costs,
the opportunity to work and gain management experience with a non-profit
Opportunity to engage in 360 feedback (4 times a year)
Feedback and progress reviews from Managing Director
Make an impact in the Huaycán community
Opportunities to bring your own ideas to the program (as long as these ideas are sustainable, affordable and in line with our Program Goals)