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Work with Rising Minds

Rising Minds looks for passionate and dedicated people to become part of our family and team. We promote cultural awareness and hand-ups, rather than handouts. We have several open openings, including internships and director positions. Rising Minds is making a huge difference in the lives of the people around Lake Atitlan and we’d love for you to join us in our mission. Read below to learn more about our opportunities.

International Internship

Rising Minds International Internship program integrates the passions, skills and interests of individuals to help develop programs and strengthen our mission. International Interns take on leadership roles helping to support programs aimed to increase educational opportunities, community involvement, and sustainable development within the communities with which we work. Interested in becoming an International Intern? Contact Zalaya at risingmindsvolunteer@gmail.com for more information about our International Intern program.

Remote Internship

You don’t have to be in Guatemala to make a global impact. Rising Minds has interns working to support our mission on various levels through our customized internship program. The research and outreach of our interns is pivotal to the growth and development of our organization. Each internship is tailored to the interests and available time commitment of the individual. Not only do internships support the work and mission of Rising Minds, but they are also just one more way of showing that everyone has something to offer in making the world a better place. Interested in becoming a Remote Intern? Contact Zalaya at risingmindsvolunteer@gmail.com for more information about our Intern program.

Health and Nutrition Program Director

The Program Director is responsible for the developmental and organizational-side of the program. This includes managing the strategic direction and programmatic activities of the program; including recruitment and management of volunteers and staff, development of all program material, fundraising, and the strategic expansion and development of program sites. For more information about these programs or for a complete job description, please contact Zalaya at risingmindsvolunteer@gmail.com

Education and Community Outreach Program Director

The Education and Community Enrichment Director is responsible for managing the programmatic activities and strategic direction of The Education and Community Enrichment Program, including recruitment and management of volunteers and staff, development of all program material, fundraising and the strategic expansion and development of program sites. For more information about these programs or for a complete job description, please contact Zalaya at risingmindsvolunteer@gmail.com

Educational Garden and Seed Bank Program Director

The Rising Minds Education Gardens Program Director is responsible for managing the programmatic activities, strategic direction, development and maintenance of the RM Educational garden, seed bank and related program initiatives, including family, community and school gardens. For more information about these programs or for a complete job description, please contact Zalaya at risingmindsvolunteer@gmail.com