Hands On Local Hospital in Guatemala
Medical and Healthcare
Depending on your experience, skills and language proficiency you may work in different areas, such as; general medicine, trauma, pre and post surgery, maternity, ICU or emergency room, This will give you a first class hands-on experience every day! You will not just watch, shadow, observe or conduct research, you will make an impact.
This program is designed for
This program is suited for: Medical Students Year 2, 3 and 4 / Nursing Students Year 2 / Licensed Professionals.
As a volunteer, you will observe the work of doctors or
other members of the staff, and help them according
to your Spanish level and your skills in the medical
field and availability of patients.
Registration Fee: US $249
1 Week Program Fee:
Extra Per Week:
1-week minimum stay.
All year round
4 to 8 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.