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 idealist.org page. 

Jobs

Medical Program Manager

The Medical Program aims to provide primary health care to the clients we serve through the various Mayan Families programs.  To support our ongoing efforts we are seeking a Medical Program Manager to help drive our program forward.

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Education Development Coordinator 

Through Education, Mayan Families provides students with the opportunity to break out of the vicious cycle of poverty and create a better future for themselves. We are looking for a passionate and proactive fundraiser to cultivate current donor relationships and diversify our funding sources.

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Database & Website Coordinator

We are looking for an enthusiastic, tech-savvy team player to join our growing team as a Database & Website Coordinator. This person will be a crucial player in ensuring both internal and external technical web queries, including donations and client data transfer, are efficiently and quickly managed and distributed throughout the organization. In addition, they will be responsible for providing administrative support to the donations team in processing donations and facilitating detailed reports for each department on an ongoing basis.

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Internships

Social Enterprise Marketing Intern

Our Trade School Program seeks a highly motivated and skilled individual to work with our projects focused on social and micro-enterprise, building capacities and market development.

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Kids In Critical Need - Program Development Intern

The Kids in Critical Need program works with at-risk youth (8-18 yo) in two communities in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. The program seeks to promote nutritional and emotional health through daily lunches and group activity sessions with our staff psychologist and social workers. The Program Development Intern will assist in program development in relation to the group activities, including curriculum development, material development for our “activity library”, and group activity implementation. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in the promotion of social and emotional health for at-risk youth in a low-resource setting, international setting.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Videographer

Our Communications Team is looking for a successful and enthusiastic videographer to produce and direct promotional and documentary videos. This is a position with lots of room for creativity and the opportunity to expand your portfolio while contributing to the work of a small, dynamic NGO. You will have your name credited with filming and editing on each piece.

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Photographer

Our Communications Team is seeking a volunteer photographer to document our programs and events. This is the perfect opportunity for a creative traveler looking to expand their portfolio, while contributing to the work of a small, dynamic NGO. 

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Mayan Families is an accredited 501(c)(3) non-governmental organization.

 

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