La Montaña

English Teaching Buddy

Bariloche, Argentina show on map
founded in 2002
La Montaña
Coordinator | Verónica
Coordinator | Verónica
Teaching English to 12-13 years old children at Primary School. Preparing workshops and other events where English practice can take place.
This volunteer program is especially suitable for:

Volunteer Positions:

Volunteers can be engaged in the following positions:

1) Volunteer as English Teacher:

1.a) English Teacher. 1.b) English Teacher Assistant.


Volunteers should have an intermediate-advanced level of Spanish in order to participate in this project. We highly recommend volunteers to take a Spanish course before starting the project if Spanish level is not sufficient. If volunteer don´t have enough time, Online Spanish lessons are available before arrival.

Minimum Time:

The minimum time requested is 8 weeks.
Please bear in mind that the admission process is quite strict and that the final acceptance depends on the project coordinator and the director for the chosen Public School.

Volunteer as an English Teacher:

  1. English Teacher.
  2. English Teacher Assistant.

Tasks: Teaching English to teenagers at Primary School. Preparing workshops and other events where English practice can take place.

Schedule: This position needs a minimun stay of three months and openings are every March and every August. Just a few positions available.

Free-time activities

San Carlos de Bariloche is a small town in a privileged location in Northwest Patagonia - located by a national park, at the shores of lake Nahuel Huapi in the foothills of the Andes.
Bariloche is one of the most incredible places in Argentina, a popular travelers destination and the Capital of Adventure in Argentina. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and lakes, Bariloche offers majestic sceneries and breathtaking views, some of which have been voted Top 10 best views in the world.
Bariloche is the biggest ski center in South America and a heaven for all outdoor lovers, sports enthusiasts and travelers alike. The area offers endless opportunities for outdoor sports, adventures or relaxing days in the nature.

Water Sports
Winter Sports

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 24 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently) and Spanish (intermediate level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
English at College level
Required Documents
Letter of motivation and CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
English Teacher certification and experience
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 14:00 - 18:00

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
La Montaña (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
Online preparation course (optional, from $49)
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On-site services

Services by La Montaña

Project Fee and the Placement Fee. The Project Fee covers the projects costs for making sure you are safe and well looked after, kept busy and making a difference to the area of focus of the project. La Montaña adds no commission to any project. We instead ask for a placement fee to cover our costs for promoting the project and providing volunteer support during the time spent with us.

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either. Please arrange your own accommodation. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is San Carlos de Bariloche International Airport (BRC) in San Carlos de Bariloche. We assist you to find cheap flights to Argentina.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Argentina provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Argentina you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Argentina.
Costs: Prices in USD
12 weeks (min. stay)
$ 300
13 weeks
$ 325
14 weeks
$ 350
15 weeks
$ 375
16 weeks (max. stay)
$ 400
Average fees
$ 25 /week

You can volunteer at the project site in Bariloche/Argentina between 12 weeks and 16 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. La Montaña will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Argentina.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with La Montaña during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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