Kaya Responsible Travel participant with the locals Kaya Responsible Travel participant with the locals

Counselling and Social Work in Belize

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months


1st and 3rd Saturday of every month


Experience and passion for working in the community and interacting with the people are needed. Participants must also possess enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about the environment and the place's culture.


  • English

Cost in US$:

Please visit website for details.

Cost Includes:

  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Registration fees
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

•Accommodation: Single or shared room in a homestay (according to availability)
•Food: 3 meals per day
•Airport pick up and drop off at Belize City International Airport
•Training: Orientation and project induction provided
•Support: 24 hour support
•Excursion Planning: Staff can help to suggest weekend activities (activity price will be extra). Trips may include; canoeing through jungle, caves, tubing, visit Mayan ruins, hiking and horse riding.

Experience Required


    Volunteers should have a solid background in counselling, child psychology or social work and have a good ability to interact with people from different cultures. Long term volunteers of up to 6 months are highly sought after with the option of possibly extending this stay to a full year.

Volunteer Types

  • Counseling
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

A Kaya volunteer shows enthusiasm, spirit and life to stimulate and bring something new to the residents; love, patience and a listening ear for the people; and a good motivator with a positive and optimistic attitude.

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Other

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network