Guatemala Local Project Developer


Cause Areas

When

Thu Mar 01, 2018 - Sun Mar 01, 2020

Where

Carretera San Luis CajolaMomostenango, GT

About

First Things Foundation is a small, but growing Non-Profit Organization aimed at generating momentum for the poor by assisting local visionaries in their quest for a better life. This means that we actively engage with poor entrepreneurs, visionaries, local leaders, and community projects. We consult, facilitate, and network people together in order to get their projects off the ground.

This is not your average job! We live the same as those we serve, meaning: cold concrete floors, only filtered water, local meals and lots of walking.

And because we are small, you'll have the opportunity to directly impact the growth and direction of our Foundation.

We are looking for a motivated individual who believes in offering hand-ups not hand-outs and is willing to live and breathe Guatemala for 2 years.

Responsibilities

  • Serving a local community in an area of need as a volunteer for the first 8 months

  • Consulting with entrepreneurs and projects and being a facilitator to their ideas

  • Actively creating a network of local and national volunteers, partners, and sponsors

  • Contributing monthly to our media through blogs, pictures, and video

  • Learning and speaking in national and local languages (Spanish and Maya K'Iche')

Requirements

  • Open-mindedness and a team player at all levels

  • Able to adapt to a variety of social and economic differences

  • Self motivated with a good level of organization

Skills and Experience

  • All backgrounds accepted, we will teach you what you need to know!

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 22

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