Majestic buildings line the streets near Projects Abroad volunteer opportunities in Mexico.

Volunteer in Mexico

Support local communities while experiencing life in a beautiful Latin American country

Volunteer in Mexico with Projects Abroad and help serve communities in need. You’ll contribute to ongoing work to support communities while experiencing life in a beautiful country.

We offer different kinds of volunteer work in Mexico. You can support early childhood development at an under-resourced care center, or protect endangered turtles on black sand beaches.

You can also gain valuable experience on a Medical internship by working at a local hospital.

Our projects are based in Guadalajara or Cuyutlan, depending on what project you choose. We have full-time staff in Mexico who are there to support you 24/7.

Modern-day Mexico has an interesting blend of Mesoamerican cultures, Spanish traditions, and contemporary arts. You’ll get to explore both idyllic coastlines and cactus-strewn deserts.

Projects available in Mexico

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Projects Abroad volunteer working with children in Mexico cares for a baby at a care centre for children from working families.
Volunteering with Children in Mexico
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  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
  • From $2,745 CAD
Children learn how to tell the time from a volunteer teaching in Mexico
Volunteer Teaching Project in Mexico
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  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
  • From $3,130 CAD
Turtle hatchlings scurrying into the ocean at the Spring Break Conservation Project in Mexico
Sea Turtle Conservation in Mexico for Spring Break
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  • Fixed dates during spring break
  • Anyone aged 18 or over can join
  • From 1 week
  • From $1,970 CAD
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Can't find what you're looking for?

We have the expertise and staff on the ground to create a custom project for you, or simply help you find the best option.

Speak to one of our Mexico experts on:

(+1) 917 810 4744

or email:

to start planning your project

Where we are based in Mexico

Our volunteer opportunities in Mexico take place in Guadalajara. Our Conservation Project is based in Cuyutlan.


Guadalajara has winding cobblestone streets, beautiful colonial architecture, and a buzzing urban area. The modernization of the city lets you experience the old and new, all within one city. So you’ll get a taste of traditional Mexican culture and the energy of a growing modern city environment.


Cuyutlan feels a world away from everywhere. It has black-sand beaches, gentle waves, and a relaxed attitude. This quiet beach town is the home of our Sea Turtle and Coastal Conservation Project.

Airport pickup, flights and visas

When you arrive at your respective airport, a member of Projects Abroad staff will be there to meet you. You can find more detailed information on arrival airports, orientation, and visas on our Mexico Arrival Procedures page.

Is Mexico on your bucket list?

Read our blog about what you should expect when travelling to Mexico for the first time. We'll explain what you might notice and experience in your first few days.

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Safety and staff support

Your safety and security is our prime concern. We have many procedures and systems to ensure you have the support you need to enjoy your trip with peace of mind. Our Projects Abroad staff are available 24 hours a day to help, and will be on-hand to make sure you settle in well at your accommodation and placement. If you encounter any problems, they will be available to help at any time.

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