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Experience Guatemala and Volunteer in our Medical Clinic
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Experience Guatemala and Volunteer in our Medical Clinic

Locations

Guatemala: Rural Areas, San Marcos

Adventure Types

  • Archaeology
  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Homestay
  • Photography

Causes

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

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks

Dates

Visits may be schduled each month

Age Range

21 and over, unless accompanied by parent

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD

1,150

Program Includes:

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.

Accommodation Options

  • Home-stays
  • Other

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

- 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.

Application Procedures

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