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International Camps in Yucatan

Program Duration

2-4 Week, 5-8 Week

Dates

Flexible

Qualifications

We need participants to join the indigenous community of Ek Balam and work together on projects that are aimed at improving the quality of life of the inhabitants of this Mayan village. Participants collaborate on four projects during their stay, emphasizing one of them depending on the season and their skills.

There is a project supervisor, who coordinates the work with the community and is available to answer your questions at any time.

Volunteers in this program must be in good health and able to perform manual labor. Knowledge of Spanish at an intermediate level is required.

Languages

  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Starting at USD1,140

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

* Transportation from the airport in Merida
* Orientation and training on environmental issues
* Volunteer Placement
* Accommodation
* Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
* 24-hour in-country support

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Building Maintenance
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Income-generation
  • Indigenous Issues
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Minority Groups
  • Natural Resources
  • Tourism
  • Trail Building
  • Women

Typical Volunteer

All placements are made in an individual basis, according to your expectations and the needs of the organization in each program.

Age Range

18+

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 4 to 20

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application