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House Construction House Construction Antigua, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help construct houses for families in Guatemala! Use your skills and abilities to help improve the lives of the locals.
Animal Rescue in the Amazon Puyo, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help to take care of rescued animals at a center in the Amazon Jungle! Feed monkeys, parrots, and coatis!
Work with Disabled Children San Jose , Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Assist teachers during lessons, help organize activities, and care for children that have disabilities. Make a positive impact on them and brighten up their day.
Care for Children Santiago de Chile, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of children in Chile by planning activities for them and assisting nurses with their daily tasks. Make a child smile!
Support a Cat Shelter Santiago de Chile, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Take care of cats that have been rescued in Chile! Support a great cause and help rehabiliate these furry friends!
Conservation Work in a National Park Patagonia, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help preserve and maintain the most famous national park in Chile! Assist at the visitor's center, work in reforestation and environmental education
Teach in an Elementary School San Jose, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Assist teachers during classes and teach English, art, and math by yourself. Play outdoor games with the kids and participate in sports with them.
Work in a National Park San Jose, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help preserve a beautiful national park in Costa Rica, protect wildlife, and educate its visitors. Experience breathtaking nature!
Childcare & Education Supporter Cusco, Peru South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Be a role model for underprivileged children! Plan recreational activities, teach English, and play sports with kids of all ages!
Work with Underprivileged Children Huancayo, Peru South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of children and adolescents with traumatic pasts and organize recreational and educational activities that will set them up for a brighter future.
Help Protect Marine Biodiversity Puerto Lopez, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help protect sea turtles and birds! Support an environmental education project on the beautiful coast of Ecuador.
Help in Childcare San Jose, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of children in the beautiful country of Costa Rica. Organize games and activities for the children and make them smile!
Help in Horse Therapy Quito , Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help the handicapped by assisting with horseback riding therapy sessions. Take care of horses, assist during riding lessons, clean stables, and organize events!
Help Rescued Dogs Quito , Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Feed, bathe, train, and play with the dogs that have been rescued from the streets. The dogs are now used to provide therapy for children with disabilities.
Help Protect Rainforest Species Puyo, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of exotic animals, document animals and plants, and teach English in a local school. Experience Ecuador in one of the most authentic ways possible!
Help Children from Indigenous Communities Quito , Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Volunteer at a day care center with children between the ages of 1-6. Help plan recreational and educational activities and make a difference in a child's life.
Help Save Sea Turtles Camaronal, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Protect endangered sea turtles in Costa Rica! Lend a helping hand to help save these beautiful sea creatures.
Help Stray Dogs Santiago de Chile, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of street dogs and support rescue activities in Chile. Find a new home for helpless animals.
Help the Elderly Santiago de Chile, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Support the elderly in Chile by assisting the nursing staff, cooking, and organizing projects.
Help Disabled People Quito , Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Show your compassion for children and adults with disabilities by teaching them different subjects, participating in recreational activities, and providing therapy.
Forest Protection Supporter Neltume, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Protect forests with park rangers, work in bio-gardens, and assist with excursions in Chile! Help preserve the precious environment!
Health Care Supporter Sucre, Bolivia South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Assist therapists, work with the nurses, help the doctors, give support and advice, care for children and patients
Health Care and Social Work Assistant Antigua, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Give care and attention to patients, administration of medications, project work
Health Care Aid Cusco, Peru South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
You will participate in different health institutions working hands-on. The local staff aims to provide patients with a good treatment that will lead to full recovery.
Equine Therapy Supporter Santiago de Chile, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Support a unique form of therapy that involves horses. Help bring the joy of horseback riding to people with disabilities.
Disabled Children Carer Santiago de Chile, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Nursing support, assistance in therapy sessions, care and supervision of the disabled, assistance in workshops and seminars
Daycare Assistant Isabela Island, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help children on the beautiful Galapagos Islands! Assist teachers with everyday activities and make a positive difference in the life of a child!
Daycare & Community Supporter Nanegal, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Care of children between the ages of 0-6 years, plan recreational and educational activities, feed smaller children
Conservation and Eco Tourism Assistant Nanegal, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Maintaining hiking trails, working in the organic garden, working in agroforestry, supporting eco-tourism projects.
Conduct Field Studies at a Wildlife Center San Rafael de Heredia, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Research the local wildlife and assist guides on tours in the beautiful country of Costa Rica! Make a positive impact on the precious environment!
Community Outreach Quito , Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Support families that come from indigenous backgrounds in Ecuador. Learn about their unique culture and make a positive impact in their community.
Care For The Homeless Santiago de Chile, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help those who are homeless in Chile by serving them meals and providing health care. Reach out to those who need it most!
Assistant in Childcare Antigua, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Care of infants and children, feed them, change diapers, play with kids, cleaning the rooms
Help Underprivileged Youth Quito, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Be a role model for young people in Ecuador! Teach English, help with homework, and organize fun activities!
Protect Caribbean Sea Turtles Limon, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Support sea turtle protection efforts in Costa Rica by patrolling beaches, rescuing turtle eggs, observing sea turtles, and collecting data.
Monkey Rehabilitation Center Santiago de Chile, Chile South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of monkeys that have been rescued at a center in Chile. Support the physical and psychological rehabilitation of these cute creatures.
Supporter in Animal Rescue Center Puyo, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Work with exotic wildlife in Ecuador, one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. Experience life in the Amazon!
Work in Conservation of Native Species San Cristobal Island, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help to restore habitats and native species, eradicate invasive plants and give environmental education to children and adults.
Work in a Day Care Center San Jose , Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Do you love working with children? Help out at a day care center where you can organize activities and be a positive influence for children from low-income families.
Wildlife Sanctuary Ascención, Bolivia South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help out at this jungle sanctuary by preparing food for the animals, cleaning cages, and assisting with general maintenance tasks.
Wildlife Rescue Worker Flores, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Get up-close and personal with exotic animals! Help nurse animals rescued from the jungle back to health and construct new cages for them.
Wildlife Rescue Assistant Alajuela, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of exotic animals that have been rescued and assist with environmental education! Experience the Costa Rican rainforest!
Wildlife Rehabilitation Supporter San Miguel, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help provide medical attention and care for exotic, rescued animals in the beautiful country of Costa Rica! Assist with releasing the animals back into the wild!
Wildlife Conservation & Community Outreach Pilar, Neembucu, Paraguay South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Conduct scientific fieldwork, help protect local wildlife, and reach out to local communities in Paraguay! Choose from a variety of areas to work onsite.
Teaching Assistant in Elementary School Isabela Island, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Live on the world-renowned Galapagos Islands and help teach children English! Invest in the future of children and be a role model!
Teach at a School in a Village Guanacaste , Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Assist teachers during class, prepare learning materials, and plan school activities.
Teach at a Kindergarten Antigua, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Volunteer at a kindergarten in Guatemala where you can teach English and computer classes, help with homework, and entertain children during breaks.
Take Care of Parrots San Jose , Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help support parrot conservation efforts in the rainforest by directly interacting with and taking care of Costa Rican parrots!
Take Care of Exotic Animals Villa Tunari, Bolivia South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Volunteer in the Bolivian rainforest! Climb trees with capuchin monkeys, walk with feral cats, and take care of other exotic wild animals.
Supporter at Community Development Center Antigua, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Support an impoverished community in Guatemala. Help assist with teaching, construction, and health care.
Protect Native Wildlife & Vegetation Cusco, Peru South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Take care of animals and local fauna of Peru. This volunteer project takes place close to the beautiful city of Cusco. Help protect the diverse wildlife in the region!
Support Public Hospitals Quito , Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Make a patient smile! Assist doctors and nurses and plan activities for patients at a hospital in Ecuador. Gain hands-on medical experience!
Support Jungle Conservation Napo Province, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Work in the Amazon and help protect the astonishing local biodiversity. Enjoy the exotic nature of the jungle up-close!
Support Elementary Schools Huancayo, Peru South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help teach at a school in Peru and take care of the children. Gain valuable experience by planning your own lessons and fun activities!
Support Disabled Children Antigua, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of disabled children and brighten their day by playing, singing, and doing activities with them.
Support Day Care Centers Antigua, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Volunteer at a day care center and support teachers with daily tasks! Organize activities and take care of babies and children!
Support an Indigenous Community La Paz (San Miguel del Bala), Bolivia South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Live with natives of the Amazon and experience their way of life. Play with children, teach English, and learn indigenous farming and cooking techniques.
Support a Public Kindergarten San Jose, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Work in a public kindergarten in Costa Rica where you can take care of children and plan daily activities for them.
Sea Turtle Protection Matapalo, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help protect sea turtles! Patrol the beaches, guard nests, monitor the behavior of turtles, and collect and record data for research and conservation efforts.
Restoration Worker for Natural Habitat San Cristobal Island, Ecuador South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help eradicate invasive vegetation and fix paths while enjoying the breathtaking nature of the Galapagos Islands.
Rainforest Conservation Limon, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help protect the Costa Rican rainforest through maintaining trails, reforestation, and taking guests on educational excursions.
Protect Sea Turtles Monterrico, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help save sea turtles by patrolling beaches, securing sea turtle nests, and assisting with environmental education.
Protect nature in a Natural Reserve San Jose, Costa Rica South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Take care of exotic animals at a wildlife sanctuary in Costa Rica! Assist with farming activities in the middle of breathtaking nature.
Animal Rescue Center Xela, Guatemala South America Inside Agency | South America Inside
Help take care of rescued animals in Guatemala. Take dogs for walks and administer medicine to animals that need your help!

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Project Details

South America Inside promotes intercultural, linguistic and educational exchanges. Its volunteer programs are addressed to students, professionals and retirees.

South America Inside is an intercultural management agency, founded back in 2003, which specializes in the promotion of programs abroad, language travel and educational programs throughout Latin America.

Since 2007, to enrich the experience of our global-minded clients and to provide them with even more possibilities, South America Inside has been expanding their program offerings throughout South and Central America.

Working together with some of the best language schools in Latin America, South America Inside provides high quality language courses in almost every Latin American country.

Thanks to a professional team of motivated and friendly staff, South America Inside has been very successful over the past several years and have been able to establish an outstanding network of what we call "Insider Contacts." To enrich the experience of their clients and to provide them with more possibilities, South America Inside has been expanding our program offerings throughout Central and South America, in addition to our well-established Chilean programs.

Volunteer Work

Do you dream of staying abroad while doing something positive? Are you looking for a unique experience that will leave a mark on your life? Then a Volunteer Work program in South America or Central America is perfect for you!

With South America Inside you can combine an adventure abroad with social commitment, and create lasting memories in Latin America. Support the protection of endangered species; help a local community construct new homes; give new hope to impoverished children.

The possibilities to lend a hand are diverse, as there are the many places where help is needed. We have classified our volunteer projects in different areas so you can easily find the one (or more!) projects that best match your needs and interests.

Why with us

There are many persuasive reasons that speak in favor of South America Inside when it comes to selecting your perfect provider of language, study and volunteer travel abroad. Following, we have prepared a short summary so that you can get us to know a little better.

Our Insider benefits at a glance:

  Regional Experience
Over one decade (established in 2003) of dedication to language, work and study travel programs in Latin America. Thanks to our long standing work and life experience in the South American continent, we know this region really well. Therefore, we can help and inform you in a professional and competent way.

  Multifaceted Offers
Over time we have developed new programs to offer a wide array of work abroad opportunities to our clients. We have been pioneers in launching new exchange programs, as we have been the first in offering Work & Travel/Working Holiday and Farm Stays in Chile and successfully introduced these programs into the market back in 2005. Since 2012, we are the only agency to offer this type of program in Costa Rica.

  Insider Advice
Despite living in the modern era of the internet, we know that reliable and competent advice is still an important criterion for most of us. At South America Inside, you will find the benefits of an internet provider and an independent travel agency. We will be glad to pass on our extensive knowledge and regional experience.!

  Location
It is difficult to run programs when there is nobody “on the ground” to evaluate existing options and search for new opportunities. So, we are located in Chile, on location, and we know everything that is going on first hand. We know what it is like to live as a foreigner in South America and will be happy to assist you in making your stay unforgettable!

  Independence
South America Inside is an independent provider of language courses, internships, volunteer work, Farm Stays and Work & Travel programs in Latin America. We neither depend financially nor structurally on any other company, language school, association or organization. Therefore, we are able to give personalized information in accordance to your needs and availability.

  Reliability and Certified Quality
Since our foundation in 2003, we are a member of the German-Chilean Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Santiago de Chile, where our office is located. This membership stands for reliability, professionalism and consistency. You are kindly invited to request references about us at the Chamber (www.camchal.cl). Additionally, we are a member of the WYSE Travel Association and its sector association WYSE Work Abroad. This membership represents trusted organizations that specialize in work abroad, volunteer programs, and student travel. It is also dedicated to enhancing youth mobility and supporting reliable sending-and-receiving organizations worldwide. All members, including us, have to agree to their Constitution and Code of Conduct, which means competent, fair, and trustworthy business practices.

  Multilingual Team
Our team is multilingual and international! We speak fluent English, Spanish and German, as well as some French and Portuguese. With our customers, we can communicate in their native language and we avoid misunderstandings with local partners by communicating in Spanish with them. You can be sure that there will be an English-speaking contact person for you before, during, and after your stay.

  Customer Service
Excellent customer service is one of the most important goals for South America Inside, and this is evident with the positive feedback we regularly receive from our many happy clients. Emails are answered within 48 business hours and every client is treated with the same friendliness and expertise.

  Gapless and Accurate Information flow
With South America Inside you will have one and the same contact person before, during and after your trip. With that said, we guarantee a gapless and accurate information flow and you will always be very well informed.

  Approved Program Places
Many of our program places, especially in the area of internships and volunteer work, are designed in the way that they will be recognized by most universities, colleges or academies.

The main focus of the project is on
Foundation Year
2003
Contact Person
Gala Fintz
Spoken Languages
French
German
Spanish
English

Social Impact

Besides being an intercultural agency that organizes study and volunteer programs, South America Inside is also committed to conserving our planet Earth, as well as helping people in need. South America Inside's mission is to encourage a new generation of ecological aware individuals with the skills and motivation to make environmentally and socially conscious decisions on a local, national, and global scale.

Pursued Sustainable Development Goals
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