Global Ambassadors

This summer, be part of SOS' global community!

Our virtual exchange program provides you the opportunity to work alongside students from SOS' partner communities in Guatemala. Through one-on-one and small group sessions, you'll have the chance to build relationships, develop skills, and expand your global perspective from home.

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1 on 1s

You'll be matched with a Guatemalan peer who shares similar interests as you. As you go through program activities, you'll develop a unique cross-cultural bond.

Group Exchanges

Fun, interactive online workshops will offer learning opportunities for everyone involved as we dig into topics such as leadership, life skills, language, academics and community development.

Fundraising

Engage your broader community and contribute to SOS’ fundraising efforts to help support the continuation of the scholarship program for Guatemalan youth leaders (learn more here)

Why Volunteer?

  • Make an impact
  • Gain a deeper understanding of cross cultural competencies
  • Develop skills in peer-to-peer coaching, training, and mentorship
  • Gain valuable leadership experience
  • Build new friendships and have fun!

Applications are due March 11, 2021.

Space is limited. Apply early if you're interested

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Testimonials

Hear what particpants have to say about their experience

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Olivia
University of Windsor

"Participating in the SuperScience workshops was one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve had in my life"

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Shaun
Durham College

"In the North, access to education in isolated communities is an issue that a lot of Indigenous peoples are familiar with, so I was able to see a lot of my people reflected in the kids from Guatemala."

Olivia
University of Windsor

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Shaun
Durham College

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University of Windsor

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Shaun
Durham College

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Mentor Profiles

Meet some of our youth mentors in Guatemala!

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Glenda
Las Arrugas

Glenda loves to listen to music and plans to be a doctor.

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Cesar
Las Arrugas

Cesar loves to draw and one day hopes to become a teacher.

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Maria Vilma
Ojo de Agua

Maria likes to read and to sing and plans to become a nurse.

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Juan Salomon
Ojo de Agua

Juan loves to play soccer and wants to be a doctor.

Meet the Team

Meet the amazing team behind the Guate Groundswell Youth Ambassador program!

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