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G_H.24 Support the sports teacher of a children’s village (Guatemala)

Project Number: G_H.24

Location: Quetzaltenango (Salcaje), Guatemala


Description of the Project:

The Children’s Village takes care of street children and children with difficult familiar background. It offers that children a new home and security. The children live in the project and visit the school, which is also situated on the project side. They live together in small groups. Each group is looked after by a housemother. The children are offered different activities every day. A part of that is the physical activities. Apart from ball sports and dancing is it possible to offer other kind of sportive activities.


  • Support the sports teacher
  • Run your own sports groups and offer sportive activities
  • You have also the possibility to give art or language classes
  • Work schedule: The working hours in school are from Monday till Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Vacations: December, Eastern

Accommodation, Benefits and Costs:

  • You can stay in a host family in Xela (from 65 US$ / week including food)
  • Proyecto Mosaico books your lodging, Spanish school and your transportation from the airport, furthermore we offer individual assistance provided by the office in Granada before, throughout and after your stay
  • For our work and our services we ask a one-time-only fee of 250 € – regardless of the length of your stay


  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Spanish level: basic
  • Skills and expertise: Experiences in the work with children, in teaching (not required, but helpful), fun in working with children, good knowledge of at least one kind of sport, intercultural competence

Have a look at the detailed project presentation with more pictures, info on accommodation and location:

Inicial Request for your Volunteer Experience

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