Volunteers work with street children in Mexico City, Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and Managua, Nicaragua for six to 12 months. Email contact addresses for the different branches may be found on the website.
Contact: SJO 1039, P.O. Box 025216, Miami, FL 33102-5216; www.casa-alianza.org.
Centro Internacional de Idiomas
Volunteer-Internship Programs in Honduras
While studying Spanish you can volunteer in several field including Health care projects, projects with orphanages/street children at risk, Teaching English in public primary schools, helping the mentally and physically disabled children, HIV projects, and the Honduras Red Cross.
Medical Spanish and Volunteer Program
Designed for medical students. 30 hours of Spanish lessons per week on a one-on-one basis. 7-day-a-week homestays with private room and full board. Volunteer in the afternoons at the public hospital of La Ceiba. A certification from your medical school required by the Honduras Health ministry.
Contact: Centro Internacional de Idiomas, Col. Toronjal II, Etapa 5, Block 15, Casa L-13, PO Box # 476, La Ceiba, Atlantida, Honduras, Central America. Tel: (504) 441-1715. Cell: (504) 9984-2008; email@example.com; www.hondurasspanish.com.
Cofradia's Bilingual School
Volunteer as a Teacher in Honduras
CBS utilizes an International team of volunteer teachers who work with local teachers and students to not only offer a true global education to the children of Cofradia but also offer a real cultural immersion learning experience experience to the volunteers. Full accommodation is supplied.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.cofradiaschool.com
EcoLogic Development Fund
Recruits university students and professionals to work as interns and volunteers in Central America, in the fields of conservation, community development, and social justice. Relevant expertise and knowledge of Spanish is normally needed for minimum 3-month attachments to partner organizations in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Peru.
Contact: email@example.com; www.ecologic.org.
Volunteer with Street Kids in Honduras, Central America
Runs two centers for street children based in El Progreso, Honduras. Volunteers work and play with the children for at least 4 months, usually 6-12 months. A room in the volunteer house costs approximately $120 per month; personal spending and living expenses about $50 per month.
Contact: Fundaciòn Proniño (“For The Children”) Barrio El Centro, Edificio Ecocentenario, El Progreso, Yoro, Honduras; tel./fax. 504-647-3424; firstname.lastname@example.org (for volunteer enquiries); www.pronino.org.
Volunteer in Honduras
The program invites international volunteers to discover the remnants of the Mayan Empire and the cultural wonders of Honduras while giving their skills to worthy community causes. As a Honduras volunteer, you will receive a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see one of the most fascinating and mysterious lands in the Western hemisphere. As a volunteer, you will also be enriched as you support needy orphans, deprived children, and other disadvantaged people—all while experiencing this wondrous country.
Contact: email@example.com, www.globalcrossroad.com/honduras/
Service Civil International Workcamps SCI US
SCI is an exchange organization that sends volunteers on 2-3 week international work projects and long term 3-12 month opportunities in over 50 countries, including Hondura. The $250 application fee covers lodging, meals, and minimal health insurance. SCI promotes voluntary service to impact social, environmental and humanitarian issues.
Visit: www.sci-ivs.org for an application.
Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries every year, including Honduras! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art & culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 30,000 volunteers worldwide and organized more than 850 volunteer projects in North America. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at VFP.org!