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Forming A Diverse Alliance

Alianza Arkana acts as an umbrella that provides a legal, organisational and relational framework where many people can come share the same philosophy, values and commitments to our Shipibo partners.

We are looking for passionate, bright, hard-working, self-motivated and open minded people with a strong interest in the preservation of indigenous traditions and community-based regenerative development.

Our Available Positions

We have grouped these into four categories. Please read this document on our work guidelines and costs to learn more about working here and specific details of each category.

Key Roles

Project Roles

Grant Writing Role

This is an opportunity to play a crucial part in sustaining the work of Alianza Arkana. We rely on grants and donations to keep going. The applicant will work alongside the Fundraising Co­ordinator and project leaders in finding and writing grants for our projects. To learn more, click here


We encourage people to come and work with us as an postgraduate internship, scholarship (e.g. Fulbright) or work placement connected to their university degree. We are happy to do what is necessary to validate this, such as references, reports and specific communication with your university.


We are attracting an increasing number of researchers at Master's and Doctoral level who want to work with us in areas such as:

  • Land & Natural Resource Management

  • Sustainable Agriculture Design and Agroforestry

  • Ethnobotany and Permaculture

  • Sustainable Economic Development

  • Artisan Cooperatives

  • Public Health and Traditional Medicine

  • Youth Work and Education Systems

  • Waste Management and Sanitation

  • Participatory Research and Community Organizing

To read our research philosophy and methodology, click here

To learn more about research support and infrastructure, click here.

To apply for research opportunities, click here.