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Get AMPED Abroad: Orphanage/Daycare Volunteer in Guatemala


Guatemala: Quetzaltenango, Xela

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months


First and third Monday of each month


Must be at least 18 years of age and have an intermediate Spanish level.


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Starting at 609

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

Includes project set-up arrangements,meals and accommodations in Xela, orientation, and 24/7 emergency in-country staff support. Participants will also receive information regarding their placement prior to their departure. Placement information, will include in-country contact information, alternative accommodations for delayed arrivals, currency exchange, phone and internet communication, laundry, etc.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Childcare & Children
  • Education
  • Health Education
  • Orphans
  • Recreation
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

While participation is not limited to this demographic, the average age is 18-26. Participants that are flexible and open minded when it comes to cultural differences, ways of life, and work pace are those that tend to benefit most from their experience abroad, as do those that demonstrate initiative with regard to recommending and implementing changes to improve the project and to assist the staff.

Age Range

18 and over

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Transcript

Typically The Application Process Time is

2-4 weeks