Volunteering Program

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VOLUNTEERING

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Make a difference in Buenos Aires through
one of our meaningful projects 

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VOLUNTEER PLACEMENTS

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PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

Community and continuing education centers in Buenos Aires.

TASKS

Volunteers will teach English to adults in small groups, helping them with speaking, listening, writing, reading, grammar and vocabulary lessons. They may also be asked to work with adults one-on-one.

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Adults need extra time and patience when learning a new language as many think they will never be able to speak another language, especially at their age. The volunteer’s goal is try to change this by showing them that learning English is an important tool, that they can set a good example to their kids and that it can also be fun and ultimately therapeutic.

SCHEDULE

Flexible; available March through December

SPANISH REQUIREMENT

Intermediate

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PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

Community centers and schools in Buenos Aires.

TASKS

Volunteers will share their knowledge and specific skills with adults from needy communities. Areas include: basic computer classes (Microsoft Word, Excel, internet search), math, social sciences, English language, and vocational trades.

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Adults who attend these courses community centers and schools were not able to finish their high school education. Many of them had to start working at a very young age and then never had the chance to go back to school. The aim is to bring education to them through workshops by teaching the basics of primary and secondary school.

SCHEDULE

Flexible; available March through December

SPANISH REQUIREMENT

Intermediate

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PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

Sustainable Development NGO in Buenos Aires.

TASKS

Designing environmentally focused projects, helping with environmental campaigns, assisting with administrative tasks, writing articles for the NGO’s blog and other publications, attending workshops, and organizing events.

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Volunteers also have the opportunity to assist in an organic garden that is located near Buenos Aires city limits. Here, volunteers assist with gardening tasks, natural construction, innovative construction with recyclable products, and general maintenance of the property.

SCHEDULE

Flexible;

 

SPANISH REQUIREMENT

Basic+

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PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

Animal Conservation Foundation

TASKS

Volunteers will assist with the care of injured birds found in Patagonia that have been brought to the zoo here in Buenos Aires. They will have the opportunity to prepare food and feed the birds, help with other duties depending on the season and needs of the zoo as well as maintaining a clean living environment for the animals.

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This is a foundation thats objective is the preservation of the Condor of the Andes, the world’s largest bird of flight and a sacred symbol to the indigenous populations of South America. Volunteers should have an interest in endangered species/ Animals.

 

SCHEDULE

Flexible; 4 week minimum commitment

 

SPANISH REQUIREMENT

Low-Intermediate

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PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

Day care centers, group homes and community centers in Buenos Aires.

TASKS

Volunteers help take care of children at centers, help them with their homework, organize educational activities, play games, act as a mentor and provide the children with much needed love and attention.

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Children at these centers come from different backgrounds and most have had a difficult childhood. Many have been abandoned by their parents, abused or have lived on the streets. Volunteers should be prepared to take on these challenges.

SCHEDULE

Flexible, Morning and Afternoon

SPANISH REQUIREMENT

Basic+

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PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

Community centers and different villas (impoverished communities) in Buenos Aires.

TASKS

Volunteers help in preparing lunch (you will learn the secrets of regional Argentine dishes), setting the tables, chatting with the diners, cleaning and making the whole process faster and more effective for everyone.

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 Large numbers of children and adults have lunch at both the  community center and villa every day. It is a great place to improve your language skills and offer social assistance. In addition, it is the starting point to understanding the workings of the community centers and villas and its people.

SCHEDULE

Monday – Friday, mornings until after lunchtime

SPANISH REQUIREMENT

Basic+

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PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

Community centers and group homes in Buenos Aires

TASKS

Learning projects, activities and sports events for children in need

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 These volunteer placements are in communities where children complete all their daily activities in a small and precarious homes with no privacy, no silence for studying and few toys to play with. Since the streets where they live can be dangerous, children have no space to play. Here you will be volunteering in the “safe place” or the centers where the children feel happy and can play and learn in a safe environment.

SCHEDULE

Flexible; afternoons and weekends

SPANISH REQUIREMENT

Basic+

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PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

Bilingual schools or after school programs in Buenos Aires

TASKS

Volunteers will teach English to children in small groups, helping them with speaking, listening, writing, reading, grammar and vocabulary lessons. They may also be asked to work with children one-on-one.

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Volunteers can teach children with different levels of English and from different ages.

SCHEDULE

Flexible; available March through December

SPANISH REQUIREMENT

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 We at Road2Argentina have partnered with many local non-profit organizations, schools, orphanages and community centers in Buenos Aires in order to provide assistance to those in need. At the same time, these partnerships give our volunteers the opportunity to get involved with meaningful projects to make a difference during their time here in the city. Volunteering is also a great way to learn and practice your Spanish, or Castellano as the locals call it.

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TESTIMONIALS

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What do past Road2Argentina volunteers have to say about their experiencies?

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DATES & PRICES

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PROGRAM HOUSING OPTIONS START DATE DURATION COST
Volunteering Shared Apartment
Homestay
Every Monday 4-24 weeks Starting at 900 USD [mk_button dimension=”two” size=”small” outline_skin=”dark” bg_color=”#14a8a6″ text_color=”white” icon=”none” url=”#gf_7″ target=”_self” align=”center” id=”Buton ID” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″]APPLY NOW[/mk_button]

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This price also includes a fee for volunteering which covers the cost of the donation we make to the organization, school, or orphanage which hosts you as a volunteer.

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All programs have a minimum requirement of 4 weeks unless otherwise noted.

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Included Services in the Volunteering Program

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Volunteer Placement

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Housing
(Optional) 

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Airport Pick-Up

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 Welcome Session

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 Starter Package

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Group Activities

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24/7  Local Support

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Great Experiences  

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VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

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Do you have questions? Get in touch with us! We’d love to hear from you if you are interested in volunteering. Send us a message using the form below and we’ll send you all the information needed to start your program.
 

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