Volunteer with Long Way Home

Long Way Home

Creating innovative and sustainable solutions to challenges!

San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala, Central America
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Long Way Home’s vision is to break the cycle of poverty through innovative solutions to challenges. We are currently building a sustainable school out of recycled materials like plastic and glass bottles, tires, and other waste, and by using alternative green building methods.


Volunteering Activities

Construction
General
Teaching
Closest City: Chimaltenango (0.0KM)

What We Need

We need green builders! Jobs include construction, NGO management interns, teaching English, and environmental education (3-month commitment required for teaching).


When & Who

Anytime.
Yes, we require a minimum of 1 Week
Volunteers are required to come for at least 1 week. Long term volunteers can come for up to 3 months, with option for longer stay after agreed by both parties.
Individuals, Family with Kids, Groups, Retirees

What we Provide

Homestay, Guesthouse, Volunteer House

Our base volunteer fee includes shared housing at the volunteer house, clean bedding every two weeks, as well as necessities (toilet paper, clean drinking water, propane for cooking, hand and dish soap, salt, cooking oil, matches). We do not provide meals, however most volunteers in the house eat communally and generally food doesn’t cost more than $13 - 15 per week.

We offer the option to stay with a host family for $85/week, and $2 per meal. Also to stay at one of 2 local family owned hotels for $95/week.

Electricity
Purified Drinking Water

Our Fees

$11

Half of the volunteer fees go to the costs of hosting you, and the other half goes directly to project costs of materials and labor.


More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Tours

We can also arrange spanish lessons, tortilla making class, weaving demostrations, paint lessons to all the volunteers for an extra fee.


Contact Person

Roberto
Sanjuyu, San Juan Comalapa, San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala.

Other Ways to Help

school and construction supplies


Additional Info about Us

Up to 5 people
2

Long Way Home is a nonprofit that uses sustainable design and materials to construct self-sufficient schools in an effort to promote education, employment, and environmental stewardship.

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