Provide hands-on assistance to an international aid organization that builds emergency housing for impoverished families.
Contribute to a volunteer team through a variety of activities including physically constructing much-needed shelters, conducting site visits and community observations in the field, and making decisions about needs and resources.
Gain an intricate understanding of the construction and development process and become familiar with the forces of supply and demand that influence community construction. Participants will obtain a rich knowledge of the multiple levels of organization required to facilitate these types of projects and gain insight into the functioning of a well-established NGO.
This volunteer placement is ideal for someone who is excited about creating resolutions to eradicate poverty and is interested in direct service as well as overall management.
1. Current college students and recent graduates with an interest in emergency relief are excellent candidates for this position
2. Participants will grow their global understanding and increase knowledge of the Latin American lifestyle
3. Work towards a collective aim with community members and other participants from diverse circumstances
4. Become immersed in the daily activities of a multicultural organization
5. Learn vocabulary and Spanish phrases that are directly associated with emergency support
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.