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PHOTO JOURNAL: HS Volunteer Phoebe Goldstein’s Experience in Tecpan, Guatemala

Written by Alexa Schmidt

On April 22, 2017

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1498687025991{background-color: #f8f5ef !important;}”][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][vc_column_text]During the summer of 2016, CCS High School volunteer Phoebe Goldstien joined a group of HS students across the country in Tecpan Guatemala. In addition to volunteering in the school each morning from Monday to Friday, the group spent afternoons participating in engaging excursions and cultural activities in the area. Our Tecpan site is open to individual student volunteers in the summer and Squad groups at any time of the year.[/vc_column_text][mk_gallery images=”442,443,444,441,440,439,435,438,437,436,434,431,433,432,430,429,428,426,427,425″ order=”DESC”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Squads are passionate groups of volunteers who mobilize abroad to create positive change. Each Squad type has a skill-based focus area that support the education, health and economic development objectives of community partners. Faculty choose their dates, duration (typically 1-2 weeks), and their site location from one of our six program countries.
Squads Abroad is a 501c3 non-profit organization under our parent company Global Brigades, a Platinum Level Guidestar member for Financial Transparency. Since 2004, our organization has collectively mobilized more than 70,000 international volunteers to help resolve global health and economic disparities around the world.
Through virtual or in-country programs, Squads are passionate groups of volunteers who mobilize abroad to create positive change. Each Squad type has a skill-based focus area that support the education, health and economic development objectives of community partners.