Program Details

Mente Argentina’s volunteers have the opportunity to choose to work in a variety of different fields, including educating children from under-privileged backgrounds, HIV/AIDS counseling, and medical/health volunteering. Through our program, volunteers wil
Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Education, Social Services
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:

Mente Argentina has designed a unique volunteer experience in Argentina, which is the perfect way to meet new people, immerse yourself in Argentine culture and make a difference abroad.

Mente Argentina’s volunteers have the opportunity to choose to work in a variety of different fields, including educating children from under-privileged backgrounds, HIV/AIDS counseling, and medical/health volunteering. Through our program, volunteers will have a chance to form a deep connection to the people of Buenos Aires and contribute to the improvement of life in Argentina!

-Creating a tailor-made Volunteer Program that specifically meets your needs -Official International Volunteer Certificate granted by Mente Argentina -Exclusive Accommodation in the best areas of Buenos Aires -Full access to Mente Argentina Tours & Activities -Private Airport Pick Up & Drop Off -Welcome Orientation - Mente Argentina Welcome Kit (calling card, insider's city guide, maps, and more) - Health Club Membership - Free Local Cellular Phone - Mente Argentina ISIC Global Discount Card - Tango Lessons - Conversation Exchange Partner - Mente Argentina On-site assistance & Support Services 24/7

Cost:
4 Weeks: Student Res. USD 1.290 / Shared Apt. USD 1.390 / Homestay USD 1.440 / Private Apt.USD 1.890 - 8 Weeks: Student Res. USD 1.890 / Shared Apt. USD 2.090 / Homestay USD 2.390 / Private Apt. USD 2.990 - 12 Weeks: Student Res. USD 2.590 / Shared Apt. USD 2.890 / Homestay USD 3.340 / Private Apt. USD 4.090 - 16 Weeks: Student Res. USD 3.290 / Shared Apt. USD 3.690 / Homestay USD 4.290 / Private Apt. USD 5.190

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 7 Reviews

  • They got me through every step of the way
    5.0
    07/31/17

    I am from Kentucky, USA, and I came to Buenos Aires through Mente Argentina because it was highly recommended by my advisors at my school, and I am super happy I did it. During the two months that I was there volunteering, they connected with me the whole

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • I really enjoyed the argentine culture
    5.0
    07/31/17

    Hola, I am Mika from Syndey, Australia. I was with Mente Argentina for a month, and I did a volunteer program. I worked at the villas and looked after the children while the mothers got classes on cooking, nutrition, and had appointments with doctors.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • You have to experience Buenos Aires
    5.0
    07/31/17

    Hi, my name is Daniella; I’m from Maryland in the USA. I came here for the five week volunteered program with street children; it was definitely an experience that I would never forget. I never seen that much poverty in the United States, that face

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • People here are so friendly
    5.0
    07/31/17

    Hello, I’m Julia and I were with Mente Argentina for a month. I did volunteering with children from a shelter; I had such a nice time meeting these kids. I also was doing Spanish classes in the mornings and I love it, they were so much fun, I improved

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Mente gave me many opportunities
    5.0
    07/31/17

    Hi, I’m Laura and I’m 18 years old. I came here to volunteer with Mente Argentina for two and a half weeks. I basically all these kids were coming off the streets, we would feed them and give them clothes. And during the school year they would have

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Got to practice Spanish a lot
    5.0
    07/31/17

    Hi, I’m Amanda and I am with the Mente Argentina Volunteer Program. It was a great program because my best friend from home and I wanted to come to Argentina and volunteer and practice our Spanish speaking skills. Mente was great because they set us

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • My host family changed my life
    5.0
    07/31/17

    I actually love Mente. If I can talk about my favorite things here, they were my home stay. If you have the opportunity to live with a home stay, definitely do because mine totally changed my live. My sisters felt like actual sisters and my host mom was

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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