Guatemala Antigua Medical Health Care Programs



Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


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Our partner organization is a large charity hospital with orphanage and senior citizens’ home in the center of Antigua Guatemala. The hospital provides both in-patient and ambulatory care to large numbers of people from the entire region who could not afford medical care otherwise or the local hospitals at their place of residence cannot provide appropriate treatment.

Volunteers can work in a wide variety of capacities. They can help with routine tasks, e.g. distributing meals, clothing and bathing patients, etc., and volunteers with medical training can assist doctors and nurses with the examination and treatment of patients.

Program Length: From 1 to 12 weeks Program Date: February thru October, flexible start & end date Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, from 3 to 8 hours per day Accommodations: Homestay Transportation: 15 Minute walk or short bus ride, volunteer pays for the transportation Meals: Yes, 3 meals a day Mon-Fri / 2 meals Saturday / no meals on Sundays Requirements: 18+ years, high / intermediate Spanish knowledge, and caring spirit

Fee Required


  • Housing Available


  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

You select your travel dates. Program fees based on 7 night increments (example 1 month is 28 nights = 4 weeks) Fill out the online application form or print and send it in by mail or fax. Submit your $120 deposit. We accept personal Check, Money Order, Credit Cards or Paypal in US currency. (this reservation fee is included in the total price of the program) Email, fax or mail us a copy of your resume/CV. Since we do not know you, or your interests, we found that a resume/CV can provide enough information to allow for a successful placement. After review and acceptance of the application (1-2 days), we will email you a detailed Orientation Guide.