Volunteer Opportunities in 2021
Due to the ongoing pandemic, on-site volunteering is on hold for the time being. Please check back again in the fall of 2021 for any updates.
Books To Kids
- Volunteers are needed for acquisition and processing of educational children’s books for distribution to kids through schools and community centers on Louisiana’s Gulf coast, in Nashville, Tennessee, Pine Ridge Reservation, and Belize. Help with cataloging and distributing books is also needed in middle Tennessee and the New Orleans area. More details are available by contacting Jim Selin at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 713-320-6099.
Kids To The Country
- Volunteers are needed for the annual summer outdoor experiential education program, and Kwanzaa day in Nashville every December. Email Mary Ellen Bowen, MSc, Director at <email@example.com> for more information.
Volunteer Opportunities with Plenty Partners
UPAVIM – Unidas Para Vivir Mejor (United to Live Better) is a large multi-faceted women’s association located in Barrio La Esperanza in Guatemala City. Tutors for school children, English teachers, and medical personnel and more are needed. An intermediate level of Spanish is required. Volunteers must provide their own travel expenses. For more info check: http://www.upavim.org/volunteer/program-basics/
Technical support volunteers for organic agriculture projects may also be needed in Guatemala and Belize. Check back in September 2021 for updates!
Medical volunteers can help on periodic short term visiting medical clinics.