Overview of Volunteer with the Elderly in Antigua, Guatemala
When you volunteer with an elderly project in Antigua, Guatemala, you are making the world of a difference to the residents. Your help is much needed as a companion, friend, and caregiver. You get to experience the culture of Guatemala, explore the wonderful city of Antigua and provide crucial services to the elderly.
In your free time you will get to explore the city, go on adventures, and share your experiences with the world as an elderly volunteer in Antigua, Guatemala. You’ll have the weekends off to do whatever you like!
Role of Volunteer
You’ll serve as companion, caregiver, and friend to the residents within the home. Your volunteer trip to Antigua will be filled with memories and new friends made.
Note that there is no photography permitted inside or outside on hospital grounds. You must also wear closed toed shoes and dress conservatively (no tank tops, short shorts, etc.)
You might get to assist nurses, help with meals preparation, and play with the children.
Skills and Qualifications
There are no specific requirements to be an elderly volunteer in Antigua, Guatemala. Above all training and skills one could have, you must have the desired passion for working with children and the drive to help make a difference in the world.
If you speak Spanish, it’ll be highly beneficial to you as a volunteer. If you cannot, we recommend you enroll in a Spanish language program. We offer them while you volunteer so it’s super convenient for you!
We are also in need of speech therapists, psychologists, as well as carpenters, gardeners, and massage therapists!