Who can apply?

This program is best for undergraduate and graduate students who are planning to pursue a health-related career and who also want to improve their medical knowledge, clinical skills and boost their academic resume. However, everyone who wishes to help is ALWAYS WELCOME!!

Below you can read the requirements to collaborate with us as a volunteer.

You need proof of an International Travel insurance that covers at least 50,000 USD in case of an accident. We recommend you visit this site: (we have no partnership whatsoever with this company); but you are free to choose any travel insurance of your convenience. 

Proof of immunization status for: Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR vaccine), Chickenpox (Varicella vaccine) and Diptheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DPT or Tdap vaccine). Also, if you have any relevant health conditions, please let us know (food allergies, drug allergies, etc.).

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the date the program starts. Unfortunately, there are no exceptions to this requirement.

You DO NOT need to speak Spanish to participate in our program. We have professionals Spanish-English interpreters that will be there for you at all times.

Although this program is oriented to undergraduate or graduated students interested in a health-related career, it is NOT necessary that you meet this criteria to participate in our program.

In order to participate in our program you must fill and send us via email to [email protected] all the application documents we will provide you when you begin your registration process. These documents include: Volunteer Application Form, Immunization Form, Waiver and Release Form, Publicity Release Form, Volunteer Agreement, your CV, recent photograph and a copy of your passport.

There are no current restrictions based on your nationality. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome!

During your staying we will required your participation in all the scheduled activities (check out our Itinerary Sample below). However, during your free time you can do other activities (not planned or related to Kalan Kuxtal) at your own risk and expense.

Naturally, all applicants must also have a genuine willingness to help others, show drive and initiative, bring a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and be respectful with our staff, other volunteers and, most importantly, with the people in the communities.


In order to carry out a volunteer event, we must have a minimum of 7 volunteers per group. Please, keep that in mind and contact us to find out if your selected event has met the minimum required before registering and making any payments.

If you would like to collaborate with us by coordinating a group of volunteers for a specific event, contact us via email at [email protected] and we will provide you with all the information. In appreciation for their work, we have several benefits for Group Coordinators.

Contact us, solve your doubts and enroll in this unique experience!