Volunteer program in Sports activities in Guatemala

sports volunteer program in Guatemala

SPORTS LOVERS, SHARE YOUR PASSION!!

We witness that sports, beyond being good at living a healthy life, seek to bring people together, no matter where they come from. Many young people generally use sport to disconnect from the negative things around them. But also for others and especially for children and young people it is an opportunity to achieve something and be someone in the near future.

Well organized sports training can have a positive impact on vulnerable communities and especially on all children and young people. Not only is there the physical part, but also the opportunity to improve communication skills and teamwork, without leaving behind the joy of enjoying a moment with people who share your dreams.

 

ACTIVITIES TO BE CARRIED OUT

First, the role of the volunteers is to help the local trainers in the different activities to be carried out. In addition to supporting children and young people in their daily practice schedule with local players. The volunteer must also create and organize sports activities that help children and young people to integrate. For these reasons the volunteer will participate in the following activities that are carried out:

  • Support coaches in technical assistance during training sessions
  • Promote talks and sports training with a social focus
  • Organize sports championships
  • Interact with children and young people to understand what the weaknesses are that could be improved.
  • Collaborate with the cleaning and maintenance of the playing field and its surroundings

In the volunteer program, you will be able to provide our children and young people with skills and knowledge from an active point of view and focused on their physical and mental well-being.

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TIME AND PLACE OF WORK

The sports volunteer programme runs from Monday to Friday. The trainings, these are held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. On the other hand, during the morning there are training activities, talks and organization of theoretical activities, focused on sport.

It should be noted that the programme runs from January to December, which covers the school year.

 

ABOUT ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS

You will stay with Guatemalan families, selected by the organization. In which you have shared rooms with bathroom. You will also have at your disposal the common areas of the house.

Although accommodation includes three meals a day, from Monday to Friday, breakfast is served on Saturdays and no meals on Sundays. (If you have a special diet for health or other reasons, it will be notified to the family you live with. (Example: Vegetarians).

 

PROGRAM COSTS

The cost of the sports volunteer program in Guatemala is divided into two parts. The initial payment of 150€, to reserve the place in the volunteer program and at the latest one month (1) before the start of the program, the rest of the program must be paid.

2 Weeks

585€

665$

3 Weeks

765€

870$

4 Weeks

945€

1075$

5 Weeks

1125€

1280$

6 Weeks

1305€

1485$

8 Weeks

1665€

1895$

10 Weeks

2025€

2300$

12 Weeks

2385€

2715$

Each additional week costs 180€.  The prices of the volunteer program are in euros, so the currency exchange will have real effect.  You can consult the exchange rate for the period of your trip.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM?

  • Airport pick-up
  • Accommodation with selected host families
  • Three (3) meals
  • Orientation day
  • 24/7 support from the Adventure Volunteer team
  • Program monitoring and evaluation meeting
  • Induction to the program
  • Volunteer certificate at the end of the course

 

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM?

  • Flight to Guatemala
  • Visa, if necessary
  • Health Insurance
  • Inland transportation
  • Return to the airport on the last day
  • Special drinks or meals
  • Trips within or outside the country
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