Teach English in Guatemala

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When you volunteer to teach English you work with Children: to provide them with a safe environment, support, supervision, socialization, and education in a range of subjects including English, Math, Art, and Sports. Or with Adults to provide them support, supervision, socialization and to help them develop their own skills, be more independent and be able to help develop their community.

This program is designed for

This program is especially designed for students following a teacher education program, professional teachers and tutors, and everyone willing to teach and share some valuable time with those willing to learn a Second Language to improve their possibilities of a better future.

Volunteer Responsibilities

The schools throughout Guatemala are in desperate need of extra help with their English, Maths, Science, Sports, Music, Dance and ICT classes. English increasingly becomes the language of business and opportunity. Fluency in English creates more opportunities for children when they leave school. Math is always something that teachers find complicated to teach and many teachers do not have any experience in ICT. We like to encourage you to bring new and innovative teaching methods to the classrooms. Give classes on your own as a teacher, you look at where the need is most in terms of teaching and step in where is needed. Sometimes there are not enough teachers and you will teach a class yourself. It is also possible that the teacher is there and you will teach the class together. The teacher can learn from your teaching methodologies by observing and joining the teaching.

Program Specifications

Program Cost

Registration Fee:  US $249

1 Week Program Fee:



Extra Per Week:



Program Duration

2-weeks minimum stay.

Program Availability

All year round

Language Skills

Basic Level

Volunteer Hours

3 to 4 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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