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International Volunteering

Since the beginning of NDG’s founding, dedicated volunteers are a key part of fulfilling our mission at Niños de Guatemala. Volunteers get to eexperience Guatemala first-hand while doing good for the local communities. We welcome you into our Volunteer Program. 

Meet Our Volunteer Team Staff

Our Volunteer Team is here to make sure you have the best time of your life!

Carlota Morales

Volunteer & Groups Manager

With over 10 years of experience with volunteers, Carlota is our volunteer expert in the office! Her expertise is assisting you in your wishes for your volunteer work, she will make sure it will happen!

Laura Nuñez

Volunteer & Groups Assistant

Laura studies International Relations in Guatemala and deals with our day-to-day operations. For all your questions regarding the volunteer work you will be doing, she is the one to ask!

Become a NDG Volunteer

We offer a variety of volunteer work options: assist one of our English teachers in the Dual Immersion Program, support one of our teachers in the classroom, host your own sports or artistic expression workshop, or tutor a group of students.

  • One month of Volunteering

  • $ 1,093 Volunteer Package 1
    • Transfer from airport to homestay accommodation
    • Homestay: includes 3 meals a day, except for Sundays
    • 30 hours of Spanish class in our Spanish school
    • 1 Impact Tour
    • 1 T-shirt
    • Volunteer Support
    • Volunteer Donation
  • Two months of Volunteering

  • $ 1,703 Volunteer Package 2
    • Transfer from airport to homestay accommodation
    • Homestay: includes 3 meals a day, expect for Sundays
    • 30 hours of Spanish class in our Spanish school
    • 1 Impact Tour
    • 1 T-shirt
    • Volunteer Support
    • Volunteer Donation
  • Three months of Volunteering

  • $ 2,313 Volunteer Package 3
    • Transfer from airport to homestay accommodation
    • Homestay: includes 3 meals a day, expect for Sundays
    • 30 hours of Spanish class in our Spanish school
    • 1 Impact Tour
    • 1 T-shirt
    • Volunteer Support
    • Volunteer Donation

Volunteer Work Hours

School hours:
- 7.30AM - 12.30PM
- 2PM - 4PM (reinforcement, tutoring and workshops)
- Most volunteers work in the school throughout the morning and study Spanish in our Spanish school in the afternoon

Application Process

Step 1

Read our Volunteer Catalogue and choose the program that works best for you.

Step 2

Complete and submit the Volunteer Registration Form here.

Step 3

Send your resume, background check, passport copy and motivation letter to volunteer@ninosdeguatemala.org

Holidays in our schools

Holidays: April 14-21 (Semana Santa), 24 June to 1 July (School Holidays), October, December (one month), January (first 2 week). During these times, there is no volunteer work available.