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Guatemala: Hurricane Relief

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All Hands and Hearts
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Cobán, Alta Verapaz Department, Guatemala
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Published 1 month ago
Guatemala: Hurricane Relief

Overview

DM12 is an 8-week service commitment to communities impacted by natural disasters. This initiative is built on 15 years of disaster relief experience, enabling All Hands and Hearts to safely run volunteer operations. 

We are offering the following benefits, among others, to DM12 participants:

  • Personalized support from our Volunteer Coordination Team to ensure participants are fully prepared and trained;
  • Flights and local travel to the volunteer program, and return flight home after completing the 8-week commitment;
  • Accommodation while at the program and during any required layover or quarantine period;
  • Three meals per day for the duration of the 8 weeks;
  • Small stipends to help cover costs during mandatory breaks


DM12 Participant Selection Process

We expect interested candidates to demonstrate their suitability via their DM12 application. 

Please check our website for more information about our disaster relief programs; on our volunteer page, you will find current DM12 opportunities and be able to sign up for email updates about future opportunities.


DM12 Participant Expectations

  1. 8-week Commitment. Participants will sign a member service agreement that states they are able to volunteer five days a week for the duration of the 8-week program.
  2. Undertake Training. Participants will complete the training and skills development. 
  3. Personal Fundraising. Participants will help raise funds to support the program via peer-to-peer fundraising. 
  4. Advocacy and Outreach. Participants will advocate for All Hands and Hearts by amplifying our message and sharing their volunteer experience.
  5. Abide by Volunteer Code of Conduct and Terms and Conditions. Participants must abide by the Volunteer Code of Conduct and Terms and Conditions at all times. 
  6. Follow Covid-19 Safety Measures. Participants will follow the safety measures put in place to mitigate the risk of COVID-19.
  7. Flexibility. Participants should be mindful DM12 is subject to the region's COVID-19 restrictions.


About All Hands and Hearts

All Hands and Hearts is a volunteer-powered nonprofit that effectively and efficiently addresses the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters around the globe. By listening to local people, and deploying our direct-impact model, we are able to rebuild safe, resilient schools, homes and other community infrastructure. Learn more at allhandsandhearts.org

Overview

DM12 is an 8-week service commitment to communities impacted by natural disasters. This initiative is built on 15 years of disaster relief experience, enabling All Hands and Hearts to safely run volunteer operations. 

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Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    May 29, 2021
    12:00 AM EDT
  • End Date
    October 2, 2021
    12:00 AM EDT
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few days
  • Recurrence
    One time only
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site
Cobán, Guatemala

How to Apply

We are currently accepting applications to volunteer for two cohorts. The first group will volunteer from May 29th until July 24th. The second group will volunteer from August 9th until October 2nd. Due to COVID-19, some travel restrictions may be in place. It is your responsibility to understand which restrictions apply to you.

We are currently accepting applications to volunteer for two cohorts. The first group will volunteer from May 29th until July 24th. The second group will volunteer from August 9th…

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