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Communications and Development Volunteer Guatemala

 

Description

We incorporate and combine clinical care, health education and community outreach programs to effectively provide preventative and primary care. We aim to improve the quality of life of the rural communities of the Palajunoj Valley through integrated health education programs and access to medical services. We are the only comprehensive and affo […]

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Dates of program:
Year round

Duration of program:
1 month minimum

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 18+

Cost:
This position requires a a fundraising donation of US$300, to be raised via Primeros Pasos fundraising website before or during the internship. These donations include the internship placement, pre-departure contact support, a pre-departure information package about Guatemala, contact support while in Guatemala, monthly and final work evaluations by the internship supervisor and a certificate of completion. For accommodation and food, we usually recommend volunteers stay with host families and use their free times in the afternoons for Spanish classes (if required). Xela is a hub for Spanish language learning and boasts several of the best Spanish schools in the region.

Other information:
We offer academic references and can write recommendations for University institutions (medical school for example).


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