Orphanage Volunteering in Guatemala

For orphanage volunteer work in Guatemala, our volunteers live in the city of Antigua.

At a typical orphanage there are 20+ children ranging from infants to 10 years of age, in good health and well-cared for.

As a volunteer you will assist the full-time Guatemalan staff (4-6 typically) with activities like playing games, arts and crafts, basic writing and reading, and generally serving as a caring presence.

Locations:  Antigua and surrounding towns

Dates:  Available year-round. You choose the start and end dates.

Requirements:  Age 16+. Beginner’s Spanish.

Length of Stay:  1 week minimum. 6 months maximum.

Schedule:  Volunteer Monday – Friday 8am to 4pm. Weekends free-time.

Accommodations:  Host Family.

Program Fees

  • 1 Week: $995
  • 2 Weeks: $1,150
  • 3 Weeks: $1,300
  • 4 Weeks: $1,450
  • (After 4th week, add $150 per extra week)

What’s Included

  • Volunteer Placement
  • Meals & Accommodations
  • Airport Pickup & Drop-Off
  • 24-hour Support
  • Orientation in Guatemala
  • Handbook for Guatemala
  • Pre-trip Guidance & Support
  • Drop-off at Program Site
  • Introduction to Host Family
  • Guidance with Extra Sightseeing
  • Cosmic Volunteers T-shirt
  • Certificate of Participation
  • An experience that will last a lifetime!

(Not Included: Flights, Insurance, Meals on Sundays)

Guatemala Orphanage Volunteering Sabrina at Playground