Traveler’s Work Exchange

Join our Team!

Embark on an enriching Work exchange program in the breathtaking tropical haven of Belize!

Ever dreamed of exploring Belize? We extend an invitation to all travelers from diverse fields to partake in our engaging work exchange program at The Mayan Garden. Immerse yourself in the tropical ambiance of Belize. If you have a passion for travel and crave unique experiences, seize this opportunity! Apply now to kickstart your enrollment process. Hurry, as spots are limited, and only a select number of candidates are chosen for each session.

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What to Expect:

This Work Exchnage program offers a unique and unforgettable experience.

    July-December 2024
  • 1-6 month Program
  • Room & Board Provided
  • Airport Pickup & Dropoff Included
  • Meal Plan Provided
  • Valid Passport Required
  • Must have personal laptop computer or ipad
  • Working Hours: 25 hours a week, Monday-Friday
  • Weekends Off for optional independent day trips & activities.
  • Application, Resume & Cover Letter submission required in order to be considered
  • 1-2 Min Video Submission as part of online application

How To Apply

    1. Send your resume & Cover Letter to: Subject: "Name + Work Exchange Program"
    2. Send us a 1-2 min video introducing yourself and why we should consider you to join our internship. Send to our email via google drive.
    3. Complete the Online Application

Wholesome Meals Provided

Accomodating to dietary restrictions

Room & Board Included

Private or Shared Rooms


Buffalo Safari, Lamanai Mayan Ruins and River Night Safari

Time to Explore!

Explore Belize on the Weekends!



About the Program

What Type of work to Expect

Business & Staff Managment

You will be joining a fully staffed organization, in which you will be involved in the daily tasks, and weekly goals for the month's projects and future events. You can expect to become integrated with the onsite staff and assist our project manager with new protocol training, policies and procedures for upcoming retreats and events.

Cowboy & Ranch Management

You'll undergo thorough training to become an authentic cowboy. Every day, you'll ride out alongside seasoned cowhands, guiding water buffalo through diverse terrain to prime grazing locations. Depending on your field of study the internship may take you into our Bufflao beef or Buffalo Milk production. You may also master the art of horse care and tack maintenance, while also gaining insight into ranch management and the business aspects of the operation!


You will be fully involved in the process of marketing for our future events and retreats. It will involve the use of your personal laptop, use of company cameras, video and drone equipment. You can expect to assist in the curation of organic content, editing process and development of paid advertisement and event listings to broadcast to various audiences for successful retreat and event bookings. You may also gain experience networking and creating organic leads.

Hands-On Artistry

We are now introducing a new program, recruiting artist such as painters, artisans, craftsmen etc. We are looking for creative artists to join this special program. The Mayan Garden has a goal of building more personal and meaningful connections by means of art. You will be working with our Facility director fulfilling room designs such as canvas paintings, wall art such as macrame, painted wall murals, innoavtive means of working with local materials in order to create art pieces within social and living spaces of the retreat center. We want your artist minds at hand!