Volunteering for Taa' Pi't PDF Print E-mail

 Volunteering with Taa'  Pi't Intercultural Center, you will have an unique opportunity to live among Tz’utujil Mayans in the village of San Pedro la Laguna, on Lake Atitlan, renowned as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

We welcome the contributions of volunteers who have interest and expertise to share with our two programs, Computer Technology and Environmental Education in our Intercultural Center Taa’ Pi’t.


Your participation will contribute to our three goals:

  • To improve the education of our students
  • To strengthen the Mayan cultural heritage
  • To participate in protecting Lake Atitlan


For your stay with us:

  • We will provide a home-stay, if desired, at a reasonable cost.
  • Students coming from university programs and other volunteers  pay a stipend for the opportunity to work with us.  (Ranging from $500 to $650 per month, including home-stay and meals.)
  • We ask for a minimum commitment of 3 months to provide an optimum experience for you and for our students.


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altItzel Lizarraga Nuño

Lisa came from the University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A.  She was in her third year of studies in Community Studies and Latin American Studies.  For her Community Studies program, Itzel  volunteered with Intercultural Center Taa’ Pi’t, NGO,  July 2011 - January 2012  and was assisting as an instructor in our Environmental Education and Computer Education programs.