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Quetzaltenango, as second biggest city of Guatemala, only counts with volunteer firefighters. These firefighters are responsible to attend emergencies and fires in the city. Our volunteers would participate in the ambulance activities. They attend car accidents, injured people, general sickness. On a daily basis, they attend approximately 6-10 emergencies, in the area of Quetzaltenango and surrounding villages. In case of big accidents, they also provide assistance further into the country.

Volunteers are welcome to support the ambulances of the firefighters. This involves being present at the station, and when an emergency comes in, volunteers can assist with all of them. When there are no emergencies, there is help neededwith cleaning of the units, check equipment and general tasks. There is also a place where the volunteers, together with the other firefighters, can relax and watch tv.

Programma Details

  • Programma
    • Volunteering
  • Plaats
  • Individueel programma of groepsprogramma
    Individueel

Wat is inbegrepen

  • Gastgezin
  • 24/7 noodondersteuning
  • Maaltijden
  • Assistentie bij inschrijving
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Begeleiding
  • Oriëntatie voor vertrek
  • Oriëntaties tijdens je uitwisseling
  • Oriëntatie bij terugkeer
  • Individuele contactpersoon
  • Onthaal op de luchthaven
  • Assistentie bij visa-aanvraag
  • Plaatsing in een vrijwilligersproject
  • Stageplaats

Waar ben je zelf verantwoordelijk voor

  • Vlucht / internationaal transport
  • Kosten voor visa en paspoort
  • Medische verzekering
  • Inentingen