Volunteer abroad

Why Volunteer in Guatemala

Join a volunteer placement abroad in Guatemala and experience a country of immense beauty, from soaring volcanoes to ancient Mayan ruins.

However, poverty is widespread, and we connect volunteers with an organisation dedicated to the development of Guatemala. Volunteer any time of the year with 25 x Spanish lessons included.


Types of Volunteer Projects

charity work abroadVolunteer at our partner charity, Asociación Fatima and make a difference to the lives of local Guatemalans. The charity helps more than 250 families in the Quetzaltenango region, vulnerable to malnutrition and a lack of education. Work side-by-side with them in the areas of:

Medical & Healthcare Placements

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Provide direct patient care including disease screening, medical procedures and nutritional advice. Asociación Fatima has it's own patient screening rooms and dentist surgery. Volunteers with all types of backgrounds are welcome from nutritionists to dentists, doctors, nurses and project managers.

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Teaching & Education Placements

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The charity provides opportunities to teach any age range from teaching English to young children to setting up workshops for local communities. Past volunteers have helped set up cookery, sports, nutrition, human rights and business mentoring workshops.

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Find out more project types below:

Environmental Conservation Projects
Economic Development Projects
Medical & Healthcare Volunteering in Guatemala
Teaching & Education Volunteering in Guatemala

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Spanish Lessons included

Online Spanish lessons

25 x Private Online Spanish Lessons included.

Improve your language skills with our pre-departure Spanish lessons included! 

We will work to understand your goals and interests. It is also important volunteers have the right skills to make a tangible difference. All volunteers receive 25 x online Spanish lessons which will help you make the most of your time in Guatemala and leave you with a lifelong skill.

Ethical Volunteering Abroad

At Spanish Marks, we believe in keeping our pricing low and avoid unnecessary fees. We aim to make a positive impact in Guatemala & work directly with local charities. Our co-founder, Rustom, is on the board of directors of charity, Asociación Fatima.

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Placement Price: £450