Sustainable Schools and Non-Profit Work | Chimiyá, San Juan Comalapa | Guatemala

More photos from this internship can be found here.

More photos from this internship can be found here.

This is an excellent placement for those looking to gain experience in development work in rural Guatemala. Long Way Home uses sustainable design and materials to construct self-sufficient schools and parks that promote education, employment and environmental stewardship in the indigenous highlands of west-central Guatemala.

Internship projects are available in alternative construction and appropriate technology, environmental education, marketing and grant writing.

Beginner-level Spanish helpful to facilitate daily living. Second year university-level Spanish required to lead education projects with local youth. Language instruction is available for an additional cost.

Housing available at the volunteer house or with a local homestay family.

Internship Start Dates:

  • Beginning of any academic term

Duration of Internship:

  • 10-12 weeks (up to 24 weeks possible)

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