Work with us

The Mayan Families staff is primarily made up of indigenous Guatemalans from this area who otherwise might not have a chance for a stable job; however, we are always looking for passionate, skilled foreign workers as well to join us in Panajachel for life-changing work opportunities. Check out our recent job openings and see if you or someone you know might fit the bill! Note that the requirements vary by position, but will generally include proficiency in Spanish and a longer-term time commitment. 

For an up-to-date listing of all available jobs and internships please visit our page. 


Medical Program Coordinator

We're looking for an Medical Program Coordinator to help manage all of the activities and communications for our Medical Department. The ideal candidate is an individual with a passion for public health, and ready to help organize and fundraise for our many health initiatives, including our Charlie Gomez Medical Clinic and our preventative health initiatives. 

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Operations Coordinator

We are looking for an organized, enthusiastic individual to join our Development team! The Operations Coordinator will report to the Director of Operations and work closely with the Director of Development, assisting on a range of tasks from hiring to grant editing.  

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Executive Assistant 

We are looking for a highly organized Executive Assistant to act as a key member of staff to support our two directors in managing the day-to-day operations of the organization and providing donor communication and some program support. This is a great entry-level position for an extremely organized individual who is keen to work in a busy and thriving NGO in Guatemala. It provides a unique opportunity to be involved with all our programs and develop valuable office skills whilst working and acting as a representative of Mayan Families to a range of key stakeholders and staff.

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Shelter Program Architect

This is a high-energy and dynamic role for an extremely organized person with  architecture experience and an interest in social housing and community infrastructure. The selected candidate work within the whole spectrum of our projects including home design, water projects, and community projects and schools.

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Strengthening Communities Program Coordinator

Our Strengthening Communities Department is looking for a new team member to support the team's work in food insecurity and public health. This individual will act as a liaison for the department, managing donor inquiries and cases while promoting revenue growth and support efforts. They are the primary coordinator for all general cases; managing donor relations communication for family aid clients, providing client to donor case management, and coordinating fundraising and awareness efforts for individual critical cases as well as the delivery process of donations.

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