Hearts In Action International
What We Need
There are many opportunities for volunteer work here at The Jungle School! There is no talent that would go unused here! Whether it's cooking, cleaning, teaching, tutoring, making phone calls, organizing, planting, harvesting, sewing, fundraising, updating the website, painting, planning or any other skill, you would be much appreciated here!
When & Who
What we Provide
We have two separate houses for volunteers on site. One is set apart for use for women and the other is for men. There is also space for couples and families.
We enjoy making healthy meals with local fruits, vegetables, and grains. We can accomodate to specific dietary needs if advised.
This stipend is only offered for two limited positions. This position can be filled by a person who is bilingual in English and Spanish and makes a two-year commitment to live on site and dedicate to this position. Please inquire if interested in overseeing projects & enjoy working with people. If interested a resume needs to be sent in for this position.
$15 allows us to provide three meals a day along with room and board for our volunteers who serve alongside us during the work day from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.
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More Services we Offer
We can offer wifi at an additional cost along with SIM card.
It is our pleasure to assist with pretrip assistance, pick up/drop off, on site orientation, and local tour for no additional cost.
There are also various social activities that each volunteer can choose at an additional cost. We have a list of activities here that each volunteer can choose from and each activity has a different cost. For example, there are local boat rides, local touristic sites like Tikal and parks like Ixpanpajul.
Other Ways to support us
There are a variety of workshops that a volunteer can sign up for and attend if interested.
The activities are listed below by price:
$20 : Cooking Workshop (learning & preparing local recipes)
Honey Bee Tour and sampling fresh honey
$25: Practice your carpentry skills and make a wood project
Making local oils (coconut, avocado or palm)
$30: Jewelry making
Cleaning supplies, office supplies, school supplies, tools, seeds, computers, cooking supplies and any other item someone may wish to donate!
Additional Info about Us
On site our staff is made up of administration, accounting, fundraising, cleaning, maintenance and teaching staff.