Social Media and Marketing Intern volunteer position available in Guatemala.

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


4 calle 1-01 zona 4San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Sacatepequez 00000GT


Purpose: Manage Social Media, establish fundraising platforms

Creating Opportunities for Guatemalans is looking for positive, enthusiastic Social Media and Marketing Intern to manage our Social Media sites and assist with fundraising projects to make a difference in the lives of children living in poverty. We are located in San Antonio Aguas Calientes, a typical Mayan village half an hour from Antigua, Guatemala.

Why Volunteer with Us

You will have the opportunity to use and develop your teaching skills and to challenge yourself in more ways than you ever thought possible. Our volunteer position will provide you with hands-on experience in a non-profit organization while engaging with a different culture.

About Us

Creating Opportunities for Guatemalans is a Canadian Registered Charity and US Registered Charity whose mission is to advance education by providing educational support through sponsorships and after-school programs to children living in poverty.

Our vision is to empower Guatemalans to break the cycle of poverty and achieve self-sufficiency through education.

By volunteering in our center, you will be giving impoverished youths the chance to improve their education and enjoy a brighter future. By sharing your culture, you will open up their world by improving their international understanding and global awareness.

Schedule: 9:00 am-5pm Monday - Friday

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Fundraising campaign to hire a permanent or long term, full-time ESL teacher
  • Research and apply for grants of all kinds - Canada and US
  • Assist and create communication to Creating Opportunities for Guatemalans Supporters through Social Media and Newsletters (which can include fundraising):
    • Blogs
    • Photos
    • Videos
    • Emails
    • Newsletters/Stories

  • Draft press release
  • Create an Operations Manual for volunteers
  • Create content for the Annual Impact Report
  • Collaborate with the Program Director to put together a strategic marketing plan to ideally reach more donors
  • Develop initiatives for project growth and greater success
  • Project Management, assisting with:
    • Internal Communications
    • Sponsorship Program
    • Finances
    • Staff Training
    • Staff Meeting
    • Lead and improve all administrative processes


  • Acquisition of practical skills in cross-cultural education
  • Reference letter and volunteer certificate upon completion of your contracted term
  • Reimbursement of the cost of your background check upon completion of your contracted term
  • Free wifi in our center
  • Assistance with information about Tourist Visa
  • Assistance with information regarding accommodations
  • Arrangement for safe and comfortable home stay near our center at a cost of $150 U.S. a week, which includes three meals a day
  • Airport pickup on arrival date
  • Support from Program Director


Resume, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, and a college/university transcript after the first interview

Does not include

Travel costs

Health and Travel insurance

Housing and Meals (the cost of living in Guatemala is comparably low)

Personal expenses

Please send your resume and inquiries to:


  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Information Architecture
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

Kids Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Open-ended
  • Professionalism, Enthusiasm, interest in other cultures, well-organized

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