Expansion Internship Application

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As an Expansion Intern, you will help spread the MEDLIFE movement, conducting outreach initiatives designed to help grow the organization’s volunteer and donor bases. This is the perfect position for recent graduates who are passionate about transformative international experience for young people.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting outreach to increase awareness of MEDLIFE
  • Work with students to help them start a chapter on their campus
  • Manage the Student Advisory Board
  • Manage request lines (email, phone, chat)
  • Help lead student volunteer trips by participating in mobile clinics, development projects and facilitating group activities
  • Field visits. This means: walking around communities to locate patients, observing project progress, and attending community meetings and preventive health educational workshops.

Skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Google Drive
  • Project management
  • Teamwork
  • Customer service
  • Leadership
  • Flexibility
  • Organization

Requirements

  • Native English proficiency
  • Intermediate Spanish prefered
  • Availability of 9-months to live on site in Lima (August-May)

Work Environment

  • 70% of time spent in the office, 30% spent in the field
  • Multilingual and multicultural office setting
  • Activities in the field may include lots of walking or climbing hillsides in order to get to communities and occasional project days - transporting materials, helping with house projects, etc.

Location

  • Lima, Peru

Benefits

  • Free housing and utilities provided
  • Interns are responsible for airfare and personal expenses and those who complete the full program will be considered for a stipend/up to $1000 flight reimbursement upon completion of their internship
  • Meals are provided while interns are assisting on Mobile Clinics or Post Clinic Activities
  • Professional and personal development
  • Experience in the public-health and nonprofit sectors

YEAR-LONG INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

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