Assist in local community progress in an underdeveloped district without running water, paved roads, or basic amenities.
Volunteers work with residents and organizations to boost the stability of the neighborhood, in what can be a challenging and intense circumstance.
Ideal participants for this program are passionate about a larger cause and dedicated to developing a deeper understanding about Argentina and Buenos Aires. Typical issues for the residents include access to food, good schools, and child care resources. Contribute to projects that will help change the lives of local people.
Volunteers will see their Spanish language abilities grow through daily use and being immersed in the culture. If participants would like additional training they may take advantage of the short class during the start of the program.
1. Mente Argentina's program coordinators provide airport reception and around the clock assistance
2. Application and pre-arrival help, including volunteer placement guidance based on the abilities and requirements of the volunteer
3. Participants will have a deeper understanding of the Latin American society by taking part in immersive cross-cultural learning
4. Spend time with diverse people while pursuing a collaborative aim
5. Work with other volunteers who are typically students or recent graduates with enthusiasm for development and project-based work in the community
Activities included in the program fee (at no extra charge):
- Buenos Aires City Tour
- Tigre and Delta Tour
- La Boca, San Telmo & Puerto Madero Tour
- Tango Lessons
- La Bomba Percussion show
- Buenos Aires Pub Crawl
- Buenos Aires Graffiti
- Mente Argentina Nights & Many more...
All of our accommodation options are located in the most exclusive neighborhoods in Buenos Aires such as Palermo, Belgrano, Barrio Norte or Recoleta, close to public transportation, so that you can safely and easily navigate the city during your stay.
Our accommodation options include:
-Homestay with Argentine family with optional meal plan
With the student residence housing option there is an optional meal plan available.