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Help Build Shelters & Schools in Mexico & Learn Spanish


Mexico: Cuernavaca, Puerto Escondido

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 1-2 Years, Multiple Year


Open throughout the whole year!


Being able to speak Spanish good enough to get by is a must, otherwise, the prospect volunteers need to take at least 1 week of Spanish lessons (it doesn't have to be necessarily at TLALOC).

Minimum Education

High School


  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Depending on the length of participation

Cost Includes:

  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Living stipend

Program Fees Include:

For further details about the fees for the program please inquire by sending an email to TLALOC.


For further info regarding salaries, please send an email to TLALOC.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Public Health
  • Social Work

Typical Volunteer

Most of our former volunteers have come to help in the different orphanages that we have agreements with, and they loved it, but besides the orphanages, there a lot of poor people in need of your help to have a better way of living.

Age Range

Starting from 16 years old and up!

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living
  • Home-stays
  • Independent living
  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of From 2 to 10 and/or more

Scholarships are Available

In some cases TLALOC offers different discounts, depending on each case the discount will vary...

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 weeks