AFE’s staff is made up mostly of Hondurans from the local community who will play a long-term role in the children’s lives. However, AFE’s international volunteers are also indispensable to its work. They bring a global perspective to AFE´s students and help them to think bigger than just their garbage dump community.
The purpose of the short-term volunteer program at AFE is to give its participants a deeper experience working first hand with the children and families of th
At AFE, we enjoy hosting international volunteers so that they may come to know the poor. They typically live with a Honduran host family in a poorer community near the garbage dump, and spend their time developing deep relationships with the children at AFE.
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Short-term volunteers serve at AFE for anywhere from one month to a year. Long-term volunteers typically make a three to five year commitment. Volunteers are accepted on a case by case basis through a phone interview and application process. Spanish proficiency and a commitment to AFE’s mission are required. To find out more or to begin the application process, please download our volunteer application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application to Volunteer at AFE
Further information (including FAQ) for those considering volunteering at AFE