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Fair Trade Sales Volunteer

Mission bénévole

Mission bénévole publié(e) par Awamaki

Publié le : 3 mars 2014

Description de la mission bénévole


Interested in fair trade design? Looking for an international opportunity to utilize your business skills to support economic solidarity among Peruvian women? Volunteer with Awamaki and change lives in the heat of the Andes!

As a Fair Trade Sales volunteer, you can expect to:

  • Create sales materials for local, international, and trunk-show use including line sheets, emails, and print materials.
  • Design materials for the Awamaki store such as store displays/windows, brochures, and promotional signs.
  • Assist the Woman's Cooperator Coordinator reach out to potential clients regarding opportunities for promoting Awamaki's mission and fair trade products.
  • Conduct market research to achieve greater exposure for our products and the social impact of purchasing our fair trade products.
  • Document the design process by blogging and tweeting about the experiences to engage viewers in the storytelling of how artisans and visiting designers share ideas and create goods.
  • Provide assistance with accounting, managing inventory, purchasing materials, and monitoring quality assurance.
  • Work a minimum of 6 – 9 hours per week at Awamaki's fair trade store in Ollantaytambo.

Company Overview:

Located in the quaint town of Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru, Awamaki is a Peruvian and U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes community development through fair trade artisan cooperatives, sustainable tourism operations, and local community education. In particular, we believe that empowering the local women through successful market participation, as both consumers and producers, is linked to economic opportunities, growth, and improved well-being that result in lasting social transformations.

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For more information about Awamaki and our programs, visit www.awamaki.org or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/awamaki. For any questions about volunteering or to request an application form, please email volunteer@awamaki.org. Upon receiving your application and resume, we will contact you to arrange an interview via Skype with the relevant Program Coordinator(s).

Thanks so much for your interest in Awamaki. We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer Program Costs

The current Awamaki volunteer fee for 3-month and 6-month volunteers is a one-time payment made prior to arrival of $1,392. Because Awamaki is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the United States, the majority -- $820 --is considered a donation and is tax-deductible in the United States to the extent allowed by law. As recognition of the value and importance of long-term volunteers, $700 is refunded upon completion of 6 months as an Awamaki volunteer. For a more detailed breakdown please email volunteer@awamaki.org.


Zone géographique

Pilcohuasi s/n, Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Pérou


Possibilités de bénévolat international
Bienvenue aux bénévoles internationaux
Logement disponible
Soutien linguistique et/ou culturel pour les bénévoles étrangers
Domaine d'activité

Nombre d'heures exigé

3 mois ou plus
Nombre d'heures exigé
Beaucoup (plus de 10 heures par semaine)
L'emploi du temps
L'emploi du temps flexible