Volunteering at LAFF - Application form
Position Description

Local and field volunteers are crucial to the success of LAFF as they work with our beneficiaries in Cusco and surrounding areas. Both long-term and short-term positions are available and successful candidates should:

- be able to work independently and be comfortable maintaining consistent communication
- be comfortable speaking English and/or Spanish according to the specifications of each role
- have high levels of integrity, honesty, and responsibility
- have a passion for social good and previous volunteer experience
- have strong interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of our volunteer team. By completing this application form you will be one step closer to making a positive impact within our partnering Peruvian communities. If you have identified an area where you can help within our list of current needs, please complete this application form. If you are a good fit for LAFF, we will contact you to arrange a Skype interview.
Email address *
Your full name *
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Nationality *
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Country of residence *
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Skype ID *
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How did you hear about this role?: *
Mother Tongue *
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English Level *
Spanish Level *
Other languages *
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Do you have previous volunteering experience? If yes, when and where? *
Your answer
Have you ever lived abroad for 1-3 months? If yes, when and where? *
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Have you ever had experience traveling abroad and dealing with other cultures? If yes, when and where? *
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Do you have professional experience (internship or full-time)? *
What are your areas of expertise? Only tick those areas where you had previous professional or volunteer experience *
List other skills you have and could be beneficial to LAFF
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Do you have any hobbies and/or activities? *
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If successful, how long would you be able to volunteer for? (We only accept applicants with a minimum of a 3-month commitment) *
When could you start? *
Volunteer role preference. Based on the available volunteer roles listed on LAFF’s website please outline your three volunteer role preferences. *
Communications Coordinator
Fundraising Coordinator
Programme Coordinator
M& E Coordinator
First Preference
Second Preference
Third Preference
If these volunteer roles are unavailable are you willing to accept another role? *
If you answered "yes" to the previous question, please state what other two roles you would be interest in.
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Do you consider yourself to have a major illness or disability? *
Your Supporting Statement. Please read the job description and person specification fully before answering the 3 questions below. Kindly explain (questions 1, 2 & 3) how you meet the criteria which is listed on the responsibilities, requirements and personal qualities of the job description, ensuring that you give evidence and examples of how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the short-listing requirements. This should not take up more than one typed A4 page. If you are invited for an interview you will have the chance to expand on the detail you give here, tell us more about yourself and your skills and also ask us some questions.
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1) Please tell us about any relevant skills you gained from your previous work (voluntary or paid) *
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2) Please tell us about any relevant experience you have gained through voluntary or paid work *
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3) What are your motivations for wanting to volunteer with LAFF and for undertaking the role(s) you have applied for? *
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I am aware that this is an unpaid volunteer position, and that I am personally responsible for covering all transport, accommodation, visas and insurance costs (please tick the box to confirm you understand) *
Have you ever been involved in proceedings against you in either a civil or criminal court? *
If YES, please give details below and please include those offences which are not yet “spent” or have not expired (as per the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974):
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Are you subject to any court actions pending? *
If yes, please provide details below:
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Would you like to share anything else with us? *
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Your Declaration. I declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief the information given on this form is correct- this applies to applications submitted in hard copy and by email. *
Would you like to be subscribed to our quarterly Newsletter?
Data Protection Notice: Latin American Foundation for the Future (LAFF), located at 22 Highfield Lane Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13 4BQ, UK registered, Charity number 1125872, works with local partners to improve our long-term ability to provide quality education and personal development to children and young people in vulnerable conditions in Peru. In submitting your application to volunteer with LAFF, you understand and acknowledge that you are providing certain personal information about your professional qualifications and other personal data to us. Personal data also includes information about you that LAFF obtains through interviewing you and from other relevant, legitimate sources. In order to review and consider your job application and candidacy for the open position to which you applied, LAFF must process your personal information as data controllers under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) of 27 April 2016, and any other applicable national data protection law(s). By submitting your application, you agree that LAFF may process your personal data as explained in this Data Protection Notice. If, after reading the Notice, you decide that you are not willing to accept these terms, LAFF will not be able to consider your candidacy to volunteer. To read the entire privacy policy for applicants, please read the policy under this link and https://www.laffcharity.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/LAFF-privacy-notice.pdf and tick the box “I accept” in the box below before submitting your application: *
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