Volunteer at Casa Guatemala
Casa Guatemala can't survive without the help of volunteers like you. When you volunteer, you’ll help change the lives of more than 300 children in Guatemala. You’ll also meet new people, experience things you never thought possible, and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Volunteering at Casa Guatemala is a fantastic experience, but it is not without its difficulties. To learn more about the experience, please visit our FAQs.
$300 (USD) donation per week
Our vacation volunteer program is a great opportunity for travelers unable to commit to a full three (3) month volunteer period. You'll stay in our Hotel Backpackers and travel to Casa Guatemala via boat, which leaves the hotel at 7:30 am each morning and returns at 4 pm. The program cost is $300 per week and includes accommodations, meals, and transportation.
Vacation volunteer activities include arts and crafts, reading, helping in the library, English language skills, physical education and other opportunities.
$300 (USD) one time donation
Three (3) month commitment
Long term volunteers must stay for at least three (3) months, be at least twenty-four (24) years old, and have a basic grasp of conversational Spanish. Long term volunteers live on-site at Casa Guatemala in a special living area exclusively for volunteers.
Responsibilities for long-term volunteers include activities that require consistency and more direct relationships with children. These include teaching positions (English, art, physical education, and more) as well as administrative positions at Casa Guatemala.