Intern with a Social Work Nonprofit in Santiago, Chile!

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Program Description

VE Global seeks qualified intern candidates to support a small nonprofit staff at fulfilling their mission of fostering the development of children and youth at social risk in Chile by training and empowering a team of volunteers to serve as positive role models, educators, and advocates of social justice. VE Global internships support this mission by helping in two general areas: Volunteer Program Management and Administration (P), and Development and Communications (DC). As an intern you will support the Executive Director and Program Director in their achievement of the highest standards in selection and recruiting, training, program management, and resource development. Additionally, you will provide direct support to the VE Global team on logistical, strategic and operational aspects of VE Global's initiatives. Internships at VE Global will provide the candidate with the opportunity to get a comprehensive view of an international nonprofit organization that focuses on providing social services to children and youth at social risk through its volunteer program. As an intern, you will gain unique insight into the operations of a dynamic organization that values empowerment, community, positivity, integrity and responsibility.

Currently, VE offers five internships:

(P) Programs Team Intern
(DC) Recruiting and International Relations Intern
(DC) Development and Business Partnerships Intern
(DC) Fundraising and Alliances Intern
(DC) Communications and Marketing


Chile is a unique Latin American country that offers diverse geography and great opportunities for studying and interning abroad. Furthermore, intern candidates with VE Global have the tremendous opportunity to hone and develop their professional skills while supporting social service work that helps children and youth living in vulnerable situations. VE Global accepts intern candidates from all over the world to join our team. Qualified applicants can apply by submitting an inquiry and cover letter.


Intern applicants must be at least 18 years of age prior to beginning their internship and must submit an inquiry with a cover letter and CV/Resume.

Course work (or equivalent experience) in Marketing and Communications, Business Administration, Development/Fundraising, Public Policy or related fields
Excellent verbal communication and active listening skills
Leadership and management experience
Strong teamwork and interpersonal relationship skills
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
Excellent organization, communication and critical thinking skills
Proficiency in Office, GoogleApps, Salesforce (or other Database Management/CRM programs), HTML

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What`s Included

Over 100 hours of training in 4 months
10 days of orientation and initial formation in children education
24/7 continuous support and emergency assistance
Help in finding accommodation once arriving in Santiago
Cultural and linguistic assistance
Two vacation days per month worked
A mid-term Jornada, Our version of a corporate retreat
Important advice on adjusting to life in Chile and managing culture shock
A VE t-shirt and bag

Program Locations

Santiago, Chile

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Program Details

VE Global
  • Chile: Santiago
English, Spanish
Throughout the year
1-3 months
$0.00 VE Global’s internship program is unique compared to others as we are a No-Fee program. However, your support is critical in making sure that program administrative and operational costs are covered. Every intern thus commits to fundraising actively throughout their stay in Santiago.

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