Language Immersion classes are available in Antigua and also in Xela.  Volunteer in Antigua or Xela and you can take half day of Spanish language lessons.  Language Immersion gives you the opportunity to expand and focus your Spanish knowledge, while participating in one of volunteer projects.  Lessons are provided by tutors on a one-on-one(two) basis.  Lesson plans are created with your input so they can be most effective. Language Immersion lessons can be combined with the children's, teaching or medical projects we offer.

*Volunteers need to arrive in Guatemala in the morning. Last bus to Xela departs at 3:00pm. Overnight in Guatemala city is not included in cost of program.  Departure flights from Guatemala City need to be scheduled after 2:00PM.

Volunteer Opportunities Guatemala Spanish Lessons

Overview

  • Project length: From 1 week to 4 weeks
  • Project dates: Year round. Choose any date to arrive.
  • Arrival airport: Guatemala City (GUA)
  • Accommodation: Local host family
  • Meals: 3 per day M-F, 2 meals Saturday, no meals Sunday
  • Airlines: American, United, Delta, Spirit, Avianca, Taca
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Schedule

  • Program starts and ends in Guatemala City
  • Airport meet and greet in Guatemala City.  
  • City tour and orientation in Antigua / Xela
  • Morning Volunteer work, 5 days a week for 20 hours
  • Afternoon Spanish lessons, 5 days a week for 20 hours (45min each)
  • Certificate of completion from ABV
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Guatemala. Visas and/or entry-exit fees. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

*Volunteers need to arrive in Guatemala in the morning. Last bus to Xela departs at 3:00pm. Overnight in Guatemala city is not included in cost of program. Departure flights from Guatemala City need to be scheduled after 2:00PM.

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.

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