Mente Argentina

Mente Argentina has designed a tailor-made volunteer experience in Argentina. Immerse yourself in Argentine culture and make a difference abroad.

About the Project

Based in Buenos Aires, Mente Argentina is an organization founded to provide international education opportunities and top quality personal support for international students through dynamic, individualized immersion programs. We strive to provide innovative programming that allows students to enjoy Argentina in a unique and different way while, at the same time, facilitating academic achievement and promoting global competence and personal growth.

Mente Argentina has partnered with several volunteer organizations & NGOs in Argentina that are in need of international volunteers who are passionate, hardworking, and ready to make a difference. You will see things from a new perspective as you engage with the people and the language, actively absorbing Argentinean culture.

As part of the Mente Argentina Volunteer Program you will work on locally run projects that benefit the community and improve the environment in which they live.

Why choose Mente Argentina?

Mente Argentina is recognized as the leading and largest organization in Study Abroad, Spanish, Internships and Volunteer Programs in Argentina. As the leading organization in Argentina, Mente Argentina has developed diverse ways to support international students as they navigate the many challenges – academic, financial, and cultural – of coming to Argentina to study, experience, learn and grow. 

With Mente Argentina, you are free to focus on being a student, improve your Spanish language skills, gain global competence, and enjoy a dynamic world city. Our students not only witness another culture, but also actively experience and participate in the Argentine way of life through an immersion-based approach.

Here at Mente, we love Argentina and providing international education experiences to students from all over the world. This passion is directly translated into our programs and the unique services we deliver. As we offer programs solely in Argentina, we possess a great deal of specialized local knowledge we are enthusiastic about sharing with our participants. 

By choosing Mente Argentina, you’ve got a true local partner for a positive and rewarding experience in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

More reasons to choose Mente Argentina

Mente Argentina Values

Mente Argentina has emerged as a leader in the field of Argentina-based international education by committing to strong organization Values.

Local Expertise

We offer programs solely in Argentina, we possess a great deal of specialized local knowledge we are enthusiastic about sharing with our participants.

Connect with Argentines

Because one of our main objectives is to introduce you to the Argentine life and the Argentine people. Our programs will allow you to connect with locals and make friends for life!

Unique Services & Program Benefits

Because we offer Unique Program Services and Benefits, including Mente Argentina Card, bilingual staff which will help you to make the most of your experience, coordinators available 24/7, Exclusive Accommodation in Buenos Aires, unique Excursions, Tours & Activities and much more!!

Academic Credit

100% of all our international students who wanted to transfer credit to their home universities have been able to do it.

Genuine Passion

We love Argentina, and we love what we do, so it´s easy to pass along this passion to each and every aspect of our program. We want you to enjoy Argentina doing what you like the most.

Why volunteer in Buenos Aires with Mente Argentina?

Bringing good people and good causes together is what we do in our Volunteer Program.

If you choose to volunteer in Buenos Aires, you will have the chance to spend time with people you might not otherwise meet, and get have a hands-on experience with local culture. Not only will your time with us enrich your life, but your work on our volunteer programs will contribute to our ongoing effort to bridge the cultural, social, and economic gap which currently exists in Argentina.

We believe international volunteering promotes cross-cultural learning that helps create global awareness and understanding between cultures, which provides the platform for positive change.

Mente Argentina knows that there are many people out there with a lot to give, but often little time. We have designed our Volunteer Program in Buenos Aires with the idea that each person's efforts can really make a difference in the lives of many Argentineans even in a short time frame.

Our goal is to make your volunteer experience in Argentina run as smoothly as possible. Mente Argentina has a team of experienced travel advisors who will consider your interests, budget, language level, goals, and travel plans to select a Volunteer Program that is just right for you.

We are here to make sure your volunteer experience is fun, organized, and productive:

  • Mente Argentina offers volunteer placements in many popular fields including international business, journalism, medicine, law, human rights, marketing, and more.
  • Mente Argentina works directly with the most important local volunteer organizations to ensure they get support both financially and from volunteers. Part of your program fee will go directly to the coordinators and organization to help them finance their projects. A constant flow of volunteers means that these people and communities are receiving constant support. 
  • Experience volunteering abroad is rapidly becoming a prerequisite or strongly encouraged experience for jobs in today’s global economy.
  • Mente Argentina Volunteer Participants can often receive university credit for their volunteer placement in Argentina.
  • The Mente ArgentinaTeams made up of experienced consultants who have the skills to identify concretevolunteer needs within non-profit organizations seeking international volunteers.
  • Volunteering in another country is an entirely new way to learn how to adapt to and navigate different work environments.
  • From day 1, you will have the constant support of a personal program coordinator from Mente Argentina!
  • Compliance to all the legal and formal requirements of your volunteer placement is guaranteed.
  • Mente Argentina, as intermediary between the volunteer and the host organization, will provide constant and fluent communication.
  • 24 - Hour Support is available to assist you with personal, social, legal, and other issues that you may have during your stay in Argentina.
  • The opportunity to travel and go on tours with other Mente Argentina Participants.
  • Exclusive Accommodation in the best neighborhoods of Buenos Aires (Palermo, Barrio Norte, Recoleta) during your stay. All Utilities included..
  • Mente Argentina’s unique cultural activities like exclusive tours, dance classes, seminars, concerts, and many others. (Check our Excursions & Activities section for details).

Social Impact

Mente Argentina’s volunteers have the opportunity to choose to work in a variety of different fields, including educating children from under-privileged backgrounds, HIV/AIDS counseling, and medical/health volunteering. Through our program, volunteers will have a chance to form a deep connection to the people of Buenos Aires and contribute to the improvement of life in Argentina!

Mente Argentina Values

Mente Argentina has emerged as a leader in the field of Argentina-based international education by committing to the following pillars of services

High Standards of Quality and Excellence
Since our inception, Mente Argentina has worked to establish partnerships with leading Argentine universities, schools and organizations. Working with these local partner institutions, we pay close attention to detail in every aspect of every program as part of our commitment to providing the highest quality service to our participants.

Continuous Innovation
We firmly believe in constantly expanding and improving upon our services and program offerings. Here at Mente Argentina, we work hard to creatively re-evaluate our existing program options and design and implement new opportunities in order to constantly improve the Mente Argentina experience for our participants.

Program Flexibility
We understand that all of international participants are unique individuals with different backgrounds, interests, and needs. Given that, we at Mente Argentina recognize that international education should not be a one-size-fits-all experience, and pride ourselves on our flexibility and willingness to adapt our programs to the participants’ personal needs and desires.

Responsive & Dynamic Support
One of the key aspects of Mente Argentina’s Programs is our attentive, energetic, and helpful coordination staff’s around-the-clock support. Beginning before your arrival to Argentina and continuing throughout the duration of your program, we’re there with you every step of the way, fully committed to maximizing your experience in Argentina

Kindness and Warmth
We pride ourselves on providing all of our services with a mind-set of genuine kindness and personal warmth. Our willingness to help and heartfelt interest in your overall well-being set us apart as a distinguished international education organization.

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David Rosenfeld
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