Language exchange and support with classes in Palin, Guatemala

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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    Hello everyone, Welcome to Guatemala. Please * READ ALL

    Next volunteer positions begins on July 2nd available now

    NOTE: Please check your e-mail at least every 24 hours... you could lose your opportunity if you don't!

    We love to give our volunteers a meaningful, safe, educational and special experience. Our project it has been all these ten years an important contribution to the community, we are making a big difference. We would love to continue with this important experience and we have more and more volunteer positions available every year. It means we could change the life of more people through education. Thanks for being part of this important mission.

    Please check your e-mail at least every 24 hours... you could lose a great opportunity if you don't! Best regards!

    I am from Guatemala, I am hard-working. I’m running by myself a small English academy and I would love some support teaching English to my students (we have regular students and students with a scholarship that I gave them. For most of our students this is the only chance they have to improve their lives, most of them don’t have the chance to get superior education, but learning English they will have more opportunities for that, working in a call center and paying their own university and bills.

    The students are respectful, friendly, always eager to learn and they’re always excited about meeting new people from other countries, the students will help you with the classes and to make this experience very special. Teaching experience is not required but we will help you to be a professional here with our advice. Always remember to prepare your classes, have fun and your main objective is to change lives in a small town sharing your knowledge and your time with the students. Let’s make a meaningful change in this community together. Remember: repetition is the mother of knowledge and being a teacher will change your life for ever, even if it’s just for a while in this project. So are you ready for this meaningful challenge?

    Palin is a beautiful indigenous town, you could relax here! Kindly note that this is not a party town, it's full of culture and indigenous tradition! You will live in the real Guatemala life here, not tourist area at all... with a beautiful town and people to practice your Spanish every day. We have other cities nearby (Antigua Guatemala for example)

    You will have your own private bedroom in an apartment, it’s nice to say the project bought big new comfortable beds for volunteers this May 2023. you will share the apartment with other volunteer, you will never share the bedroom. We do not have a housekeeper, please wash your dishes and clean up. The apartment has all the services and you will find fruit, vegetables, pasta, oatmeal, beans, rice, milk and eggs, 60% of the food or more. if you have a special diet or you cook with special ingredients you will get them.

    If you study Spanish at school or university this is a good project to improve your skills as well, or maybe you would like to be a international teacher around the world. Kindly note that we are waiting people with good intentions and people who know the meaning of “support”; our students deserve respect as anyone; we do not accept drugs or people with drinking or smoking issues (a hostal position is better for that, not an education position) we need to be very clear about this.

    Update: We need fluent communication. If you send a message please reply as soon as possible to confirm your Volunteer position with exact date... we work with annual schedule! If someone cancel, of course you could have a chance! This is a beautiful project and your visit will be a very important fact here!

    Best regards

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn spanish, have a lot of fun and new friends

  • Help


    English teachers... have fun with the students, funny activities, classes, oral test one by one. Real situations (play roles)

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Apartment, your own bedroom, gated community, safe and Swimming pool

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You could visit a lake, volcano, beach, Antigua Guatemala, view point

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 789587716661

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