Traveling to Guatemala can be a truly enriching experience. Whether you are looking to volunteer, intern, or simply explore a new destination, Guatemala offers a plethora of opportunities for growth and adventure. This exciting Central American country offers a rich culture, stunning natural beauty and authentic experiences.
From teaching English to working on healthcare programs, there are various ways to get involved and make a difference. Guatemala’s rich history, stunning landscapes, and welcoming locals make it an ideal destination for those seeking a transformative travel experience
Guatemala is well known for its Mayan Ruins, massive volcanoes(some of them active volcanoes!), and rich culture. The other side of Guatemala is one of inequality, poverty, and underdevelopment. As a volunteer in Guatemala, you will be able to help change the country’s future by joining one of its many programs that work towards community development, education, wildlife preservation and more. The work of volunteers in Guatemala is very much appreciated by local projects as it brings extra hands on deck to tackle complex tasks in projects while bringing new ideas.
Projects are available in education, childcare, special education, environmental conservation, agriculture and more.
Gain real-world experience with companies and projects specializing in your field.
Guatemala offers great internship opportunities for those looking to build their resume. Some of the most prominent fields we offer include coffee production internships, medical internships, micro-finance internships, veterinary, and physiotherapy among others.
You can rest assured we will help you find a position in the field you are looking for. New opportunities are coming up all the time, so if we don’t yet have your field listed feel free to reach out to us.
Programs are available from 2 weeks to 24 weeks(see each program’s details) in various fields with flexible dates.
Programs in Guatemala start almost any Sunday Except the last two weeks in December,major holidays and Easter week.
If unsure ask for a list of all our start dates.
Free pickup is included every Sunday.
Airport transport is available from 8 am to 11pm.
Airport to fly into: Guatemala City (Aurora International Airport). Code: GUA
All participants must be over 18 years old at the time they start their program
Some programs require basic Spanish knowledge.
Internships have their requirements related to their field, for more information please see the individual program description.
Programs are available from 2-24 weeks, although some programs have a minimum of a 4 week commitment.
Included in your program are housing, food, orientations, emergency support, transport from the airport, pre-departure support, and more.
Your fees go into paying our kind staff, teachers, legal fees, taxes, host families, your food, transportation, internet, phone bills, other utilities, maintenance, rental space, insurance, office supplies, the volunteer application process, emergency support, arranging and designing all of our programs, infrastructure, maintaining our website, making promotional material,and much much more.
But most importantly, these fees go into making sure you have a great experience and everything runs smoothly.
Spanish is the official language of this country.
Some programs require basic Spanish and some don’t.
Language lessons are available in person or online. See prices below
Valid for any program.
Accommodation upgrades are available on request depending on chosen project.
In person Spanish lessons:
$200 per every 20 hour segment.
Online Spanish lessons:
$150 per every 10 hour segment.