Volunteering is a great way to step off the gringo trail, really get to really know the places you visit, and contribute a bit more than your tourist dollar. Xela and the surrounding area offer countless ways to get involved, whether your interests lie with education, kids, addiction recovery, farming, micro-business, hiking... the list goes on and on.
HOW TO FIND OPPORTUNITIES: The opportunities posted on message boards at hostels and restaurants are only a small sampling of ways to volunteer. For more extensive information, pick up Entremundos, a free newsletter available at many hostels, language schools, and bookstores. EntreMundos is a networking organization started by volunte...Read More