IT Experteer

Support Economic Empowerment in Ollantaytambo , Peru


Skills: 
Database Management, IT, Technology
Can Start: 
12/31/2017
Can Stay: 
4 weeks to 1¾ month
Must Speak: 
English, Spanish
Benefits: 
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity

We think this is an amazing opportunity for a IT expert to support local economy in Peru in exchange for accommodations

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

Located in Ollantaytambo, a historic town in Peru’s majestic Sacred Valley, between Cusco and the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, We are a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers rural Andean women. We offer skills training that connects our women's cooperatives to global market opportunities and enables them to earn an income to transform their communities. With our help, Andean women sell their products to international retailers of ethically-sourced handmade goods. We also have a sustainable tourism program that includes a homestay association, a Spanish teachers’ cooperative, and community cultural tourism excursions to visit our weaving cooperatives. We celebrate the impact of our diverse community – the passionate volunteers, engaged donors, tourists and fair-trade shoppers that are collectively transforming people’s lives.

About the IT Experteer: 

We are currently looking for a IT Experteer to work within our marketing and communications department. The Experteer will lead: 

  • create an IT action plan, to investigate and evaluate our infrastructure
  • ideally translate the plan from English to Spanish so that we have a copy in both language

DELIVERABLES

The ideal end outcome would be to have a developed plan for how to improve our data analytics in English and Spanish. 

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Database Management
  • IT
  • Technology

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • English
  • Spanish

We Provide These Local Benefits


ACCOMMODATION

We can provide accommodation in our volunteer house. It would include a single or shared room (depending on the number of volunteers staying there at the time), with a kitchen and shared bathroom. It is in a safe neighborhood, and a 10-minute walk from the center of town and the office in Ollantaytumbo. 

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

The Experteer will have the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic, rapidly growing nonprofit organization. Have the chance to gain new perspectives while interacting with our women's collectives and attending workshops and tours,  First hand experience developing insight into a international nonprofit and social enterprise. 

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

You will be contributing to creating economic opportunities and improving social well-being for rural, Andean women and their families. You will have the opportunity to live in a picturesque Peruvian town surrounded with Inca ruins, practice Spanish skills, and develop future career skills. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds. We can help you to settle in and arrange a tours and activities during your stay. 

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity


Hi, i´m a brazilian guy, who work with IT since 2002. I have Microsoft MCSE, VMWARE VMTSP and ITILFv2 certifications. My technical english to read is very good, to write is in the medium, and I talk moroless. Speak portuguese and don´t have many dificults to learn spanish. If I apply to this job, please reply me.
THIAGO, Nov 10th, 2016
Hi Thiago, Thanks so much for your interest in this position! It sounds like you have quite a bit of experience working in this area. If you are interested in applying to this job you can apply through the website here. Please let me know if you have any other questions! Best, Laura
Representative of this opportunity, Nov 10th, 2016

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Industry: Global Development, Non-Profit, Textiles, Travel & Tourism

Mission: Economic Empowerment

Size: Small organization: 5 - 25 persons

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