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Guatemala: January 2018

Guatemala: January 2018

Jan 20, 2018 – Jan 31, 2018

HELPS International is a non-denominational Christian organization committed to assisting the indigenous people of Guatemala through programs in education and literacy, medicine and health care, and projects of practical social concern. HELPS & HPUMC have been in partnership since 2009.

Trip Leader: Alicia Harris

Open to: Adults 21+

The Medical Team currently needs a primary care physician or FNP. Nurses and those fluent in Spanish would also be welcome.

Cost: $2,350, includes airfare

Type of work: participants will be seeing patients either in a clinic setting or in outreach

Lodging: Dormitory-style on the hospital campus

Risks: none outside of inherent risk of mission work/international travel

Passport required: yes

Visa required: no

Vaccinations/Medications: Tetanus booster, Hep A & Hep B

*all travelers are required to be up-to-date on routine vaccinations

Please check the CDC website for additional information regarding immunization recommendations for the country you are going to. 

Apply for this team: Text or call 214-912-6086 for more information. Or, apply online at as a new or returning volunteer. Please be sure to reference the team number (#2101) when you apply.

Category: Outreach, Adult