Music Teacher

  • Pasajquim, Departamento de Sololá, Guatemala

Please email inquiries and responses, along with resume, to Nance: nancyhill53@hotmail.com

We're looking for a long term volunteer to teach music in a small indigenous community in the highlands of Guatemala. Time frame is negociable, but the longer the commitment the better for continuity. The volunteer must have a basic ease with Spanish. The program is uke-based but we have guitars, guitarron, keyboard and drums as well. If you are a musician, mastering the uke won't be a problem. GHA could provide the volunteer with a room in another community from which transportation would be required. Or the volunteer might like to rent a room in the town where the program is based. That community is remote, has no restaurants, no tourism...It would be a unique experience for the right person.

This is a video from before the project was started. It will give you an idea of the community. We had teacher for a couple of years and now search anew: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2ebBmq3k08

This music program has been wildly popular in this town...very enriching for children who have had few such opportunities.

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  • Pasajquim, Departamento de Sololá, Guatemala
  • Start and end dates:

    no
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    A lot (10+ hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays
  • Schedule:

    Flexible schedule
  • International volunteer options:

    International volunteers welcome

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