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Social Media and Marketing Coordinator

Social Media and Marketing Coordinator for International Nonprofit 


Give and Surf Background

Get hands-on experience with a small international nonprofit organization! Give and Surf is a small 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower the local communities of Bocas del Toro, Panama through education and community development.  Since 2011, we have offered free educational programs and services to the indigenous Ngöbe Buglé and Afro-Caribbean communities in the low-income and rural areas of Bocas.  These services include early childhood education, after-school programs, summer camps, English classes, school lunches, university scholarships, school transportation, professional training, and extracurricular activities. We are also beginning to implement a food sustainability program! 

General Intern Information

Our team comprises 3 full-time leadership members and 10 local teachers. Given the breadth of our mission and the size of our team, we are always in search of additional support to enhance and expand our impact!  

We aim to give interns a unique, life-changing experience that helps them achieve their personal and professional goals, while exposing them to a new culture. We also work together to ensure that internships are custom-tailored based on the skills and interests of the student! 

Social Media and Marketing Coordinator Information!

Help us expand our reach and engage with new audiences by coordinating our social media efforts and marketing campaigns. You will take the lead on instagram, TikTok, blogs and more! 

Preferred Skills

  • International travel or living experience
  • Experience working with children (you will have to visit the centers to know and experience the Give & Surf story!)
  • Some Spanish is helpful, but not required
  • Cultural sensitivity and environmental awareness
  • Flexible and positive mindset
  • Creativity & familiarity with Canva or other design software


This is an unpaid internship opportunity with a small non-profit based in Panamá. Housing costs are $1,250 a month. This includes accommodations in an ocean-view home on Isla Bastimentos (next to one of our centers) and is 1-2 people per room, continental-style breakfasts, local lunches Monday - Friday, 1 surf lesson, transportation to and from program sites (we have to take boats to the sites), weekly excursion, on-site staff support, and pre-trip planning support.  The intern is expected to pay for the flights and should also bring extra spending money. 

About Bocas del Toro, Panama 

Bocas is located on the Caribbean side of Panama and is surrounded by beautiful waters, lush jungle, and is a perfect place for someone who loves being outdoors and wants to experience a new culture.

Benefits Interning With Give and Surf 

  • Hands-on experience with social media and marketing!
  • Develop professional skills such as creating, planning, writing, and designing marketing content!
  • Expand your worldview
  • Gain insight into indigenous and Afro-Caribbean communities, fostering a deeper understanding of their culture and challenges
  • In your free time, you can  surf, dive, deepen your Spanish skills, hike, go to the beach - the possibilities are endless!

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