Cats and Dogs Shelter Support Worker in Guatemala

Program Category:

Wildlife and Conservation

We need volunteers who are prepared to get their hands dirty, we always need help with anything from cleaning, grooming, walking the dogs and most important; spending quality time with the animals. Volunteer Veterinarians are always welcome and are likely to have a busy time doing health checks, vaccinations, treating wounds, along with spay/neuter and other operations. And of course, there’s a constant need for Volunteer Groomers, with plenty of scope for miraculous transformations.

This program is designed for

Available for everyone with motivation and tons of love to give.

Volunteer Responsibilities

We need volunteers who are prepared to get their hands dirty, work includes but is not limited to:
Volunteer Veterinarians will help us doing health checks, vaccinations, treating wounds, along with spaying/neutering and to reinforce the importance of food, water and shelter with the local communities.
Training and a daily Itinerary will be provided upon arrival

Program Specifications

Program Cost

Registration Fee:  US $249

1 Week Program Fee:



Extra Per Week:



Program Duration

1-week minimum stay.

Program Availability

All year round

Language Skills

Not Required

Volunteer Hours

4 to 6 hours from Monday to Friday



Program Formats




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Ways To Join

It takes a lot of courage and determination to come out of your comfort zone to get involved into noble service of another. Choose if you want to go solo or in a group


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Group Volunteering

When you volunteer as a group, not only are you helping those in most need, but you’re helping yourself as well.

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.

In-Country Orientation

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

Monetary donation

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 pickup

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. 

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