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Habitat For Humanity Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

General Organisation Description.

Habitat for Humanity Guatemala is an NGO which specializes in community organizing , technical assistance and the construction of low cost housing. Habitat uses a combination of donations, payments from interest free mortgages and volunteer labour to build basic, affordable and sound housing for low income families - who without Habitat would not be able to own their own home.
Habitat does not build homes for people but WITH them. All Habitat home owners participate in the building of their own home, and also assist in the building of another home in their community.

Great Volunteer position Available!!!!

Title - Profiles Coordinator.

Department – International Donor Relations

General Job description. - Organising and carrying out visits to Families benefited by Habitat Guatemala in all 22 departments of the country for reports to International Donors. Help is also required in administering thank you packages to all International Volunteer teams coming into the country and general help with office paperwork and translation. There may also be an opportunity to work with International donor teams in country when required.

Work starting date – 2nd of June, 2008

Applications by – 15th May, 2008, only successful applicants will receive a reply.


Advanced level of Spanish
Minimum commitment of 6 months –  1 year commitments are preferred.
Proficiency in Powerpoint, Excel, Word.
Experience in office work, NGO work preferred.
Willingness to travel long distances unaccompanied.
To be ready to work on starting date

Location – Based in National Office in Quetzaltenango, at two blocks from Hiper Paiz.

Schedule – 8:30 – 5:30 Monday though Friday. Some weekends maybe required and extra time can be recuperated at a time agreed.

Payment – A stipend of Q1,620 a month with all travel, food and accommodation expenses paid when traveling is Habitat work related. Only first test month pay is Q1440.

Please send CV and writing sample with contact information to Lee at

Habitat Guatemala
Phone: (502) 7763 5308
Cel: (502) 5794 5150

Travel Insurance. Simple & Flexible.