Project

We are delighted to return to Peru for SwimTayka’s 6th programme of positive change. Try something different and join us as a volunteer. You will play a key role in delivering the SwimTayka water safety and water stewardship method in Huanchaco, Peru.

This already successful programme runs for two to six weeks during the year’s first two months. You will work closely with our NGO partners, local volunteers, environmental educators and surfers during the local children’s summer holiday season.

Our partner organization, Otra Cosa Network, runs a year-round volunteer programme serving the needs of women and children living in Huanchaco and surrounding shantytowns. Their HELP programs improve literacy, environmental education, sports, and girl empowerment.  Another partner is Boqueron Surf School, one of many surf schools in Huanchaco with the unique mission to teach the poorest children surfing as a life skill.

Join us as a volunteer if you have experience working with children, and have some knowledge of Peruvian culture and Spanish language skills (essential for effective communication in Huanchaco). Volunteers work independently, relying heavily on teamwork and creativity, with some coordination and leadership from the staff at OCN and Boqueron Surf School.

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