Become a Volunteer
Welcome to Niños de Guatemala Volunteer Program, there are many options you can choose from, national, international, short-term, long-term, volunteer groups, volunteer from home and Volunteer for a Day.
Volunteer with us and make a lasting difference in our childrens’ lives! NDG’s motto has always been that everyone can do something. Dedicated volunteers are key to our mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education in Guatemala.
All our volunteers will live in Antigua and they will work directly at our office in Antigua, Guatemala or in one of our schools (2 primary schools and 1 middle school) in communities called Ciudad Vieja and San Lorenzo El Cubo only 20-30 minutes away from Antigua.
Your placement will depend on your volunteer project preferences and also your level of spanish, please take a look at our International Volunteer Catalogue.
International Volunteer Programs
- Short-term: the short-term program at Niños de Guatemala will be of at least 4 weeks of time, and up to 3 months.
- Long-term: the long-term program at Niños de Guatemala will be of at least 6 months, and up to 1 year.
- Volunteer from home: volunteering is also possible from your home country. You can help the office in Guatemala in different ways volunteering online or being part of the NDG´s Ambassador Program which means that you are the face of Niños de Guatemala in your home country.
- Volunteer for a Day: volunteer for an entire day at one of our schools from Monday to Friday.
- Volunteer Groups: NDG hosts volunteer groups on a short-term basis, 1 week up to 3 weeks. The groups are of a minimum of 6 people who come to volunteer, learn from the Guatemalan culture and goes on wonderful adventures. Or download and read our Volunteer Group Catalogue.