Become a Hiking Guide in Guatemala and Help Kids

Published

09/12/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

End Date

01/01/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Casa Argentina
Diagonal 12, 8-37, Zona 1, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Quetzaltenango
QZ

Guatemala

Description

Quetzaltrekkers is a social enterprise hiking outfitter based in Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala, with all profits benefiting a school and orphanage. We are consistently in search of hardworking, experienced volunteers to lead hikes throughout the highlands of Guatemala. All volunteers are provided affordable accommodation for GTQ200-500 depending on room situation, free communal meals, and all costs whilst on treks are covered.


***Please note this is a minimum 3 MONTH commitment***


The following criteria is used in consideration of potential volunteers:

  • A 3 month absolute minimum time commitment (not including a 3-day client hike beforehand);
  • Intermediate Spanish; (must make phone calls in Spanish and communicate with locals)
  • A first aid qualification;
  • Love of the outdoors, trekking, roughing it, (not sleeping) under the stars, getting wet, cold toes and lumpy oatmeal;
  • Great people-skills, endless patience; and,
  • The ability to work and live as a member of a team.

Feel free to visit our website to learn more about who we are and what it's like to be a guide.

http://www.quetzaltrekkers.com/xela/what-it-takes-to-be-a-guide/

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

https://www.quetzaltrekkers.com/xela/what-it-takes-to-be-a-guide/

To start the application process, please visit the link to read more and apply to become a guide.


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