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Antigua

Guatemala

Occupational Therapy in Guatemala

Program Category:

Special Needs and Inclusion

The plan will be based on the severity of the disability and should involve patients, families, teachers, and caregivers in all phases of planning, decision making, and treatment. The individualized treatment plan will take into consideration both the immediate needs of the patient and the long-term prognosis for development.

This program is designed for

Available for everyone with motivation and patience.

Volunteer Responsibilities

As an OT volunteer, you will work in our inclusion
program and will be supporting a range of
children who have different special needs
that go from low to mid-level. The children in
this project have been diagnosed with; down
syndrome, speech impediments, hyperactivity
or deafness.

Program Specifications

Program Cost

Registration Fee:  US $249

1 Week Program Fee:

159

US$

Extra Per Week:

100

US$

Program Duration

1-week minimum stay.

Program Availability

All year round

Language Skills

Advanced Level

Volunteer Hours

4 to 6 hours from Monday to Friday

Location

Antigua

Program Formats

Individuals

Groups

Internship

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Ways To Join

Programs

Group Volunteering

What is included in My program fee?

ACOMMODATION

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.

MEALS

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.

ACTIVITIES

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!

Certificate

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. 

Are you ready to volunteer

with vagt?