Volunteer in Guatemala
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Volunteer Abroad in Guatemala with Cross-Cultural
As a volunteer in Guatemala, you'll begin to explore this heart of Mayan civilization and quickly understand why so many people have a special place in their heart for Guatemala. As a volunteer in Guatemala, you will work alongside an incredibly diverse population struggling to cope with the effects of urban migration.
On each program, after volunteering for the day, you'll
be able to walk around your neighborhood or explore
some of the gorgeous spots nearby. We proudly believe
we provide the perfect mix of quality work, cultural
immersion, adventure, and relaxation—all while
having 24/7 access to CCS staff and support. Make
that life-changing decision to become a CCSer today!
Week to Three Months
Costs: Contact Us for Pricing
Contact: Cross-Cultural Solutions,
2 Clinton Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801.
Tel: US Toll Free: 1-800-380-4777
| Volunteer Abroad in Guatemala from US$275
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) offer affordable volunteer abroad programs in Guatemala from only US$275. Volunteers can participate in a wide range of projects including Teaching English, Childcare, Medical, Elderly Care, Construction and Renovation, Animal Care/Animal Rights, Lake Conservation, Eco-Agriculture Conservation, Turtle/Environment Conservation and Special Needs. IVHQ sends thousands of volunteer travelers worldwide annually — you will not find a more affordable, high quality and trustworthy volunteer travel company.
|| Cost: Program Fees start from US$275
Dates: Programs start on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Duration: Volunteers can volunteer for periods ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks.
Contact: International Volunteer HQ, PO Box 8273, New Plymouth, NEW ZEALAND.
Tel.: US/Canada Toll Free: 1-877-342-6588; UK Toll Free: 0-800-234-1621; Australia Toll Free: 1-800-557-380; International: +64 6 758 7949.
| A Broader View Volunteers Corp
Volunteering with a Non Profit Charity Overseas
A Broader View Volunteers is an U.S. Non profit charity.
We work in 24 countries with over 224 programs, including Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Cameroon, Rwanda, Nepal, India, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, and China.
With A Broader View (ABV), you'll be immersed in another culture, collaborate with your host community on a development project, and work side by side with local youth while building your own leadership skills.
ABV works year round from 1-week to 12-week programs.
Dates: Ongoing programs, year round, you choose your dates of arrival and departure.
Cost: From US$895 for one week to US$2240 for 12 weeks (you can tax deduct the expenses). Program fee includes: personalized Volunteer Placement, cultural education, meals, accommodation, pre-departure guidance, 24/7 country staff, tax deducted fees, the option to fundraise within our website, and more.
Contact: A Broader View Volunteers Corp, 236 Glen Place, Elkins Park, PA 19027.
Tel.: 866-423-3258 or 215-780-1845 (US), (020) 3289-9896 (UK), (02) 8003-3474 (AU).
Fax: 215-887-0915 / Skype: Abroaderview.org
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Cooperative for Education
Bring Education to Needy Children in Guatemala
Experience a short-term volunteer vacation at its best! You will deliver badly-needed textbooks and inaugurate brand-new computer centers at impoverished Guatemalan schools through nonprofit organization Cooperative for Education (CoEd). Week includes opportunities to interact with the children and families CoEd serves. Your presence will make an important contribution to CoEd projects by showing the communities that the programs are well-supported and around for the long term.
ELI—Experiential Learning International
Guatemala, the land of eternal spring, is an enchanting country and an incredible backdrop to the ELI volunteer programs. These opportunities benefit the locals while giving participants a unique cultural experience. Volunteers can work with at-risk youth, community development projects, income generation projects, women’s empowerment, conservation, health, or children.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.eliabroad.org
EntreMundos works with over 160 local NGOs in Guatemala with the aim of building their institutional capacities. Included in the services we offer is a free-of-charge volunteer placement program. We can place volunteers either long- or short-term, with basic to advanced level Spanish in all fields of work. You can contact us by email for advice or assistance or apply directly to one of the NGOs we work with via the volunteer opportunities database on our website.
Contact: EntreMundos, 6a Calle, 7-31, Zona 1, Quetzaltenango; tel. (00 502) 7761 2179; email@example.com; www.entremundos.org.
God’s Child Project
Provides an education for slum children in Antigua, Guatemala and uses short- and long-term volunteers who pay about $180 a month and live with a local family after doing a Spanish course.
Contact: P.O. Box 1573, Bismarck, ND 58502-1573; 701-255-7956; www.godschild.org.
Volunteer Managed Adventure Trekking in Guatemala
Quetzaltrekkers is Guatemala´s only all volunteer managed, non-profit trekking/hiking organization. Quetzaltrekkers offers multi-day adventure treks and one day excursions in the highlands of western Guatemala to an international clientele of outdoor enthusiasts. We follow locally sustainable and eco-friendly tourism practices. Volunteer guides are always needed.
Contact: Quetzaltrekkers, Casa Argentina, 12 Diagonal, 8-37, Zona 1, Quetzaltenango; 011-502- 7765-5895; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.quetzaltrekkers.com.