The Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project is seeking new field brigadistas.
The application deadline is August 1.

Following this deadline, the next key date in this process is the training and selection week (December 5-11).

The application forms can be found here.

PBI-Guatemala accompanies organizations including the Peaceful Resistance La Puya, the Network of Ancestral Healers of Community Feminism, the Human Rights Law Firm, and the Union of Campesino Organizations for the Verapaces (UVOC).

Key requirements to be a volunteer include a working proficiency in Spanish; a commitment to at least twelve months of fieldwork; an ability to work in a horizontal structure where decisions are made through consensus; and experience working and living in groups, especially in stressful situations.

Volunteers are also normally over 25 years of age.

If selected, the following expenses are covered: return flights, room, board, and medical insurance. Volunteers also receive economic support of $175 monthly for personal expenses, and a repatriation grant when they have completed their service.

For more information, please click here. You can email


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