Review Volunteer Sarah Hambleton in Guatemala Xela Health Care program
How was the local ABV coordinator and the support provided in-country? Amazing! Great experience!
What was the most surprising thing you experienced? How welcoming everyone was.
What was most difficult to experience? Learning quickly at the clinic.
Any tips for future volunteers? (clothing, travel, personal items, donations, etc. ? Bring varied clothes, be open minded, spend as much time talking in Spanish as possible.
Other things volunteers should know? a. bring a variety of clothes (hot, cold, rain) b. Be open minded c. Speak as much Spanish as possible d. Spend time with people who live in the area
Personal paragraph (ABV program testimonial): This experience was the best thing I’ve done in my life. I recommend it to everyone!
How would you describe your accommodation, meals, security Everything was amazing!
What was your favorite memory of this trip? Spending time with my familia.
How was the ABV USA support prior to traveling? Great!
Are you willing to speak to potential ABV volunteers? Sure!
A Broader View Volunteer (ABV) allows every traveler to choose their own program start date. This means you can arrive on any flight, any day of the week. Since ABV program fees are 100% tax deductible* we encourage you to fund raise. ABV offers advice and assistance with flight planning, affordable travel insurance, as well as procuring a visa, if necessary. Our ABV staff is available to any your questions. Contact us by email, through the on-line chat feature on our website or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.
WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?
Volunteer Registration Fee – ongoing support from ABV staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, ABV donation Fund, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.
Volunteer Program Fee – ABV donation fund, airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs. As a US Non-Profit Charity Organization all your fees are tax deductible and you can fundraise from our website to pay for the fees.