Overview of Volunteer with the Education Program in Antigua, Guatemala
Guatemala is a very poor country. Many of its children never get to have a proper education or experience learning English. The goal of our volunteering education program is to give families the opportunity to send their children to receive a proper education. Teach, mentor, care for, and play Guatemalan children, and make the world a better place!
Volunteering overseas in an education, teaching program in Antigua, Guatemala is a great way to give back to the community and explore the wondrous city of Antigua. You will get to teach English, other subjects your skilled in, help in a local school, orphanage, or childcare center, and bond with each student. It’ll be a wonderful, eye-opening experience for teacher and student alike.
Role of Volunteer
As an education volunteer in Antigua, Guatemala, you will create bonds, make more educational practices a reality, and have a once in a lifetime experience that will change both the lives of the residents and your own.
Your daily tasks will depend on the needs of the project, as well as your skills and personal interests. You will teach English, math, and other subjects at your skill level, as well as assist the teachers, garden, and do fun extra curricular activities like arts and crafts.
Skills and Qualifications
There are no specific requirements to be an education 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!