Program Details

API offers guaranteed volunteer placements in the areas of child care, coaching, construction/maintenance, medical/health/nutrition, social justice, teaching/tutoring.
Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Animals, Children, Construction, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Health, Social Services, Women's Rights
Duration:
1-2 weeks, 3-4 weeks, 1-3 months, 4-6 months, 7-11 months, 1 year

Program Overview

Program Description:

Volunteering in Argentina offers a unique opportunity for personal growth while making significant contributions to the local community. Open your heart, lend a hand, and seize the day as you embark on a purpose-filled adventure.

API has developed strong relationships with conservation groups, animal rescue centers, orphanages, schools, hospitals, and non-profit organizations abroad. Projects may include working with children, wildlife conservation, construction and renovation work, medical and health, environment and wildlife conservation, community development, social welfare and services, teaching, tutoring, mentoring, and much more. We will work with your skills and preferences to best match your passions with the availability, needs, and objectives of the local host community.

API will provide you with the support and security you need to successfully plan your volunteer abroad adventure!

Setting Description:
Founded in the 1500s by Spanish conquistadores, Buenos Aires has evolved into a thriving, cosmopolitan city with more than 6 million inhabitants within the city limits and another 6 million in the surrounding areas. Known for its vibrant nightlife, where tango thrives in tangueras, milongas and cultural centers, Buenos Aires offers a dazzling array of learning opportunities, cultural events and social attractions. The seat of the national government, Buenos Aires presents a unique opportunity to analyze the politics and history of this complex and fascinating country. Universities, museums, theatres, shopping districts, and restaurants abound in this metropolis, described by many as the Paris of Latin America.
Cost:
Please see API website for details. USD. Pre-departure, On-site, and Re-entry services included, such as advising and online resources, housing, medical & life insurance, 8 hours of private Spanish lessons in the first week, alumni network, and more!

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
Participants must be 18-30 years old and have at least intermediate-level Spanish proficiency.
Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.

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