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Experience Guatemala and Volunteer in our Medical Clinic


Guatemala: Rural Areas, San Marcos

Program Duration

1-2 Week


Visits may be schduled each month

Travel Types

  • Archaeology
  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Homestay
  • Photography


- Volunteers with medical background are especially needed: doctors and nurses. You would provide medical services at our clinic and/or in the rural communities. You could give classes in basic health and nutrition. We also welcome those who wish to have a humanitarian experience. We encourage visitors to bring school supplies to distribute to local children. You may wish to "Sponsor a Child" for a year.
- Speaking Spanish is a benefit but not a must.
- You must be at least 21 years old to participate and be in good physical and mental health.
- You must have a passport which is valid for at least 6 month. We suggest you check the CDC site for any recommended inoculations. As with all organization there will be certain formal documents to sign. Speaking Spanish is beneficial, but not a must.


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • Travel while in host country

Program Fees Include:

The costs include: transportation from Guatemala City airport to our selected hotel (with arrival between 6PM and 11PM GT), ground transportation to San Marcos (five hours), entrance to Iximche Ruins, daily transportation to/from Clinic, transportation to/from rural areas, breakfast and lunch daily, appreciation dinner on Friday, ground transportation from San Marcos to Antigua, seven nights of our selected lodging.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Anthropology
  • Dental
  • Education
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Reforestation

Typical Volunteer

Volunteers are open-minded to other cultures, flexible and compassionate.

Age Range

21 and over, unless accompanied by parent

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Other

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 2 to 6 members

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume

Typically The Application Process Time is

One week

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad