Volunteer or intern with an NGO that strives to end poverty and gain insight into all aspects of management and structure.
Be a part of an organization that supports undeserved neighborhoods with emergency housing and other basic services. Mente Argentina creates placements based on expertise and passions.
Get a behind-the-scenes understanding of what it takes to run a successful multi-national NGO that provides impoverished communities with vital support services. Potential assignments include administrative assistance, event coordination, online and media marketing, volunteer organization and training, and fundraising and development.
Participants will see their Spanish skills improve through day-to-day communication and interaction. If volunteers and interns are interested in gaining additional language experience as well as learning vocabulary that will be of use during their placement, Mente Argentina offers a short-term Spanish course at the start of the program.
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.