Mexico is a country with a rich culture, geography and climate. Its landscapes are spectacular and varied from desert expanses to tropical forests, snow-capped volcanoes and translucent lagoons. Culturally speaking Mexico is a multiracial patchwork blending influences from Spanish settlers and native Indians. Mexico also boasts an exceptional range of natural environments due to its size and location. A vast aviary, the beautiful land of cactuses is also endowed with huge forests in the south which is home to monkeys and magnificent big cats including jaguars, pumas and lynxes. The Mexican culture is perhaps one of the most fascinating cultures worldwide. The mixture of strong native legends, artistic expressions and Spanish culture elements make the Mexican culture unique. The people are known for their kindness and hospitality and show great pride in their heritage. As a volunteer, Mexico offers you an endless opportunities for social work and socio-geographical exploration.
Internship programs are organized based on individual needs. Research or Dissertation Internships are usually conducted during the last year of study in support of graduation or dissertation requirements.
Volunteers help provide daily care and emotional support for those less fortunate children without parents through hands-on activities such as education, counseling, nutrition, hygiene, recreation, sports and entertainment.
Teaching and Literacy Program
Volunteers are introduced to a community to teach kindergarten, primary and secondary school children English language and other school subjects with an emphasis on literacy and cross-curriculum learning.
The summer provides many opportunities to give your time and energy to volunteer and serve those less fortunate. There are many opportunities to help others, build lasting friendships and create rewarding memories of your time in Mexico.
Volunteers involved in the implementation of waste management and sanitation techniques, improvements to agriculture and farming, and village community building projects.
Volunteers provide primary health care services at health centers or outposts. Medical, dental and nursing care are examples of needed services. Volunteers conduct orientation in hygiene, sanitation, and other health topics in schools and communities.