A photograph of 7 smiling people of color in front of a blooming tree.

Our 2019 accompanier cohort at training in June. Top row: Bridget (staff), Isa, Michelle & Sarasuadi (staff) Bottom row: Nicole, Ruby, & Christina

Work with NISGUA

Are you committed to contributing to the global struggle for justice? Apply to work, intern, or volunteer with NISGUA! Positions available until filled.

We are currently in immediate need of a volunteer to support us with finance-related tasks, including bookkeeping, budgeting, and tax preparation. If you are interested in supporting us in any of these areas, please fill out the form below!

Fill out our volunteer interest form today!


The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) seeks a committed and politically grounded organizer to join our full-time staff. The Digital Organizer is responsible for developing and implementing digital organizing and grassroots fundraising strategies, producing communications materials, organizing online events and fundraisers, and stewarding relationships with our base of supporters. This position includes holding one-quarter of NISGUA’s horizontal staff structure and supervising volunteers and part-time staff.

Apply here!


La Red en Solidaridad con el Pueblo de Guatemala (NISGUA) busca une organizadore de tiempo completo que sea políticamente comprometide para unirse a nuestro equipo. Le organizadore digital es responsable de desarrollar e implementar estrategias de organización digital y de recaudación de fondos de base, producir materiales de comunicación, organizar eventos en línea, y administrar relaciones con nuestra base de donantes. Esta posición incluye mantener una cuarta parte de la estructura horizontal de personal de NISGUA y supervisar a los voluntarios y al personal a tiempo parcial.

GAP Internacionalista seeks to dissuade violence against our Guatemalan partners and connect them to movements in the U.S. for Indigenous sovereignty and immigration justice. All GAP Internacionalista work is done at the request of our partners and according to their strategic vision. GAP Internacionalista uses a diversity of tactics, including human rights observation and documentation, physical presence, grassroots education, campaigns, and advocacy with decision makers.

Through GAP- Internacionalista, volunteers will have a unique opportunity to learn from Guatemalan movements for justice and self-determination.

The application is open until October29, 2021 and the training will be held in March 2022, with placements in Guatemala in July 2021

For further information about GAP or to apply, please check https://nisgua.org/gap/

If you know of anyone who might be interested in becoming an internacionalista. please feel free to forward this email to them or reach out to us  gap@nisgua.org

NISGUA welcomes unpaid interns to work out of our U.S. office and provides an opportunity for them to work on substantive projects within a number of different program areas, including publication of activist materials, campaign and program development, and research on key human rights topics. Other tasks may include written translation, event or delegation organizing, monitoring of the Guatemalan press, and updating activist materials.

The minimum internship length is three months, and interns are asked to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week, preferably in the morning and early afternoons. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Qualifications: Interest in Guatemala, commitment to social change, ability to work independently and with others. Strong writing and oral communication skills. Email organizer[at]nisgua.org for more information!

Ready to explore an internship with NISGUA? Fill out our collaboration interest form today! Please note in your answers that you are interested in an internship.

We are always looking for more volunteers for support on editing, translations, graphic design, video editing, and more. Interested in volunteering? Please fill out this form.

Media Volunteer:

We’re looking for a committed volunteer to provide weekly support to our Cross-Border Organizer in developing and organizing a web-based archive containing over a decade of NISGUA photographs. Project includes selecting images from the archive for use in NISGUA promotional materials and across social media platforms. Can work remotely. Must have access to a computer. Commitment: 1 month minimum, about 1-2 hours per week.

Outreach Volunteer:

Do you love doing research? We’re looking for a volunteer to work alongside our GAP Coordinator on a one-time project to expand and improve outreach for our international volunteer program, the Guatemala Accompaniment Project. Can work remotely. Must have access to a computer. Commitment: 1 day, about 3 hours.

Development Volunteer:

Do you have a background in non-profit development or grant writing? We’re looking for a committed volunteer to support us in researching and identifying small grant opportunities to support our work in the areas of: international human rights accompaniment, environmental justice, and grassroots exchange. Can work remotely. Must have access to a computer. Relevant experience required. Commitment: 1 month minimum, 1-2 hours per week.

Database Volunteer:

We’re looking for a committed volunteer to provide ongoing data management support to our U.S. Operations and Programs Coordinator. Volunteer will directly support NISGUA’s grassroots fundraising efforts by improving the accuracy of our donor database. Can work remotely. Must have access to a computer. Commitment: 1 month minimum, about 1-2 hours per week.