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AMMAC Volunteers: My House is Your House

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, Multiple Year

Dates

From March until the end of August.

Qualifications

Volunteers need to be at least 17 years of age and have to desire to live and make a difference in Mexico. Spanish is not required but is beneficial. Men and women are welcome (families with children are also welcome).

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

USD 150-200 per week

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support

Program Fees Include:

The program fee is determined based on the length of stay. The program fee starts at 200 USD per week for short volunteer work, with a minimum commitment of 2 weeks requested. If the participants wish to get involved for a long period, discounted weekly fees are available.

These fees include airport pick up and drop off, accommodation, access to the kitchen with some food supply that can be used to prepare 3 meals per day and internet access in room. In projects outside of Monterrey, the 3 meals are also included.

AMMAC is a non-profit organization, which means that any contributions received from volunteers and businesses help the association with its every day operational costs. The grater the contributions AMMAC receives; the more people we can help.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Culture
  • Social Work

Typical Volunteer

Our volunteers have a desire to live and make a difference in Mexico.

Age Range

17-60

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Independent living
  • Group living
  • Home-stays
  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 3-10

Scholarships are Available

We are willing to grant discounts in certain cases. The volunteer will need to show why he or she needs the discounts and our organizations directors must approve it.

Application Process Involves

  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 to 4 Weeks