Volunteer in Guatemala

Volunteer in Guatemala or intern and see why the country’s motto is the “country of eternal spring”. Its rich Mayan heritage, beautiful landscapes, varied climates, and charming people make it the perfect destination for your program. 

Join a dedicated team of volunteers and interns working towards the development of Guatemala and its people. The programs in Guatemala range from 2 to 24 weeks and can be in a myriad of programs like educationturtle conservationmicro finance and more.

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Why volunteer in Guatemala?

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 much 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.

By joining our volunteering programs in Guatemala, you can be sure that you are joining an authentic experience, where we will match your skills and interests where you can make the most impact.
Ready!? Select your program and apply.

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Why intern in Guatemala?

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.

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Why choose INLEX in Guatemala?

¨Guatemala was a brilliant way to spend my summer. It was a great learning experience and a fantastic opportunity to meet and bond with people of a different culture, and a great chance to mix hard work with lots of fun¨

Gavin- 24-Ireland
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