Assistant Teacher in Guatemala
Special Needs and Inclusion
As a volunteer on an inclusion project, you will work alongside local staff who are supporting a range of children who have down syndrome, who are deaf or who have other types of physical disabilities. You will help to run a classroom, mealtimes and participate in fun activities such as music and art sessions. Projects are short of resources so be prepared to improvise!
This program is designed for
Available for everyone with motivation and patience.
One potential role would be to help teach the children in the school and provide support to the staff teachers. Volunteers may also be needed to participate in the after school program with the communities youth, helping to lead fun and expressive activities. Assistance may also be needed in constructing houses, building furniture, sorting and handing out donations, etc.
Registration Fee: US $249
1 Week Program Fee:
Extra Per Week:
1-week minimum stay.
All year round
4 to 6 hours from Monday to Friday
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What is included in My program fee?
We always provide comfortable accommodation suitable to the program module and location. Typically, that might mean a home stay or during your selected program. All rooms always include WiFi.
From the time you arrive in the country, we will make sure your trip runs smoothly. We show you the best places to eat, banks, point of interests, and are there for all questions.
Your experience includes a weekly meal plan of hearty and healthy local fare. The plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday.
Weekends are free for making your own culinary explorations
A monetary donation goes directly to the project where you will be volunteering. This money is used to help the project purchase material they need on a daily basis, meals or pay other expenses they have.
You always learn and enjoy more when you are relaxed. That’s why we build in a weekly selection of activities, excursions, events and outings into our tours, language courses, volunteer service. From Salsa, to hiking a active volcano!
Certification (if requested) of completion of the volunteer program, perfect for inclusion in your resume.
Airport pick up in private shuttle to your accommodation.
Mentorship & SUPPORT
Adventure worry-free, knowing you are supported by VAGT 24/7. Your VAGT expert helps you choose the right program for your needs and prepares you for the journey ahead. We even offer the peace of mind of a comprehensive medical, cancellation and interruption insurance plan.