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. 


Communications and Marketing Manager

We are seeking an experienced Communications and Marketing Manager to manage and execute Mayan Families' internal and external communications strategy. The Communications Team publicizes the work and mission of Mayan Families to a (mostly) English-speaking external audience via digital and print mediums including social media, email marketing, multimedia, and web. The ideal candidate will love strategizing as much as executing and being part of a collaborative environment.

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Nutrition, Food Security, & Community Development Program Manager

This individual will support the Strengthening Communities (SC) Program to develop, implement, and evaluate diverse initiatives for the nutrition, health and food security of indigenous communities in the rural highlands of Guatemala. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Operations and work closely with the Director of Development. Within the department, the Program Manager will be the liaison between the Donor Team and the Head of the Department. A strong candidate will be adaptable, flexible, and skilled at establishing strong relationships in a multicultural work environment.

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Education Program Coordinator 

We are looking for a well-organised, enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills and attention to detail to support administrative procedures and donor relations within the Mayan Families education program. The Education Program Coordinator will report to the Education Program Manager and will work closely with the education team in order to ensure the smooth-running of our school sponsorship program, and excellent communications with all of our donors and sponsors.

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Volunteer Program Senior Coordinator 

We are looking for a highly energetic and organized person with a passion for Guatemalan culture to join a growing team as the Volunteer Program Coordinator, managing these programs as well as a 3-person department team.

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


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