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Community Education and Literacy Mexico



We are a non-profit humanitarian organization registered in Mexico, with a charitable sister association in Canada. We assist rural people, particularly indigenous women, to attain better life opportunities, stronger cultural wellbeing, and greater self-sufficiency with more peaceful governance. In 1997, we were formed to counter this cycle of p […]

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Dates of program:
Year round

Duration of program:
12 months minimum, preferably 18 months

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 22+. Couples may apply; however, each will be assigned responsibilities in different programs

US$225 per month for accommodation and food, living in our volunteer house in Cuernavaca, Morelos. If living elsewhere, volunteers are responsible for these expenses. Pick up at bus terminal in Cuernavaca.

Other information:
We have a 50% discount arrangement for volunteers with a good Spanish school in Cuernavaca - please request details. We have received 50+ fulltime volunteers since 1997 and our team is well-versed in orientation and ongoing support. Our integrated approach to community development programming has a steep learning curve. This placement is suitable for those people keen on working hard and learning more about program management and social change in a difficult setting. Our selection process has several steps, starting with receiving a CV and a letter of intention.


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