Volunteer with Asociación Atz

Asociación Atz'anem K'oj

Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, Central America

Our NGO (Association Atz’anem K’oj) is working since fifteen years on the improvement of life conditions of the marginalized populations in Guatemala and Central America.

Volunteering Activities

What We Need

- Communication (writing articles for the web and social networks etc.)
- Documentary (photos, videos, etc.)
- Design and Web design
- Administration
- Fundraising
- Develop our volunteering programs (management, diffusion of the offers...)
- Support the different ongoing projects of the NGO

When & Who

We can receive volunteer anytime in the year.
Nope, we don't require a minimum duration
Due to the type of activities, the long stays are more appropriated and provide rewarding experience from both personal and professionnal point of view. A minimum of 3 months would be ideal but we will be glad to study all serious propositions. We invite all volunteers interested to be part to contact us even if their availability period is shorter o that we think together about more specific tasks.

Contact Person

Lorena Roffé
10a calle 13-63 zona 1, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

Additional Info about Us

5 to 10 people

We are located in Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) but often travel in the country and in Central America to lead projects.

Our methodology is based on The Theater of the Oppressed, created by Augusto Boal during the dictatorship in Brazil, and also based on popular education and arts.

Our fundamental principle: From people, by people, and for people.

People we are working with: women fighting against gender violence, rural and indigenous population, people suffering from HIV, migrants and disabled people.

What we do: long-term processes of empowerment, international processes of multiplication, participatory audits,
training of trainers, social theater in public places in order to create debate, organization of regional encounters, festivals and cultural spaces...

We are part of 2 Latino-American networks: Ma(g)dalenas Teatro de las Oprimidas and RelaTO Red latino americana de Teatro del Oprimido

We have worked with ONUSIDA, Unicef, Hivos and various internationals and locals partners.

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