Thank you very much to our friend Dr. Kim Larson for his return visit this year 2016, especially for the great help that has brought to our country and to the communities of El Hato and Vuelta Grande. Thank you for sharing part of their culture, their charisma and smile with us in Antigua Guatemala.

Working with groups

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La Union is specialized in group programs for up to 100 persons. Those programs can include classes, lodging, transportation, volunteering work, trips and cultural activities. We receive all types of organizations and institutions such as school, scouts group, church organization, youth center and many others. We also elaborate programs for families. If you are by

Dream Volunteers, in partnership with La Unión, is working in the communities of Vuelta Grande and El Hato to empower children and help provide them with education. Various international groups which have come through La Unión have helped with the construction of a school in each community. The organization Dream Volunteers enables youth from these

Work as a Teacher

Monday, 14 September 2015 by

If teaching interests you, there are a wide variety of opportunities for you in and around Antigua. You can work in a formal classroom setting at a Guatemalan public school, in an indigenous primary school in the mountains just outside of Antigua, or private schools for children from the slums and impoverished families in the

Farming and Agriculture

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There are organic farms and agriculture projects in the Antigua area which accept volunteers to work in the fields, or educational and promotional areas of the projects.

Working with Adults

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There are a variety of options for working with adults in the Antigua area. There are training workshops to provide them with a marketable skill, such as carpentry, baking, or jewelry-making. There are literacy and pyschological support programs for adults available in certain projects as well which volunteers can get involved with.

Working with Animals

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Friends of the animal world can volunteer in a shelter located in a town outside of Antigua, cleaning and providing attention to neglected animals.

Work with the Elderly

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There are a couple of hospice care and homes for the elderly in Antigua and nearby towns where volunteers can spend time, building relationships or helping care physically for the elderly.

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