Volunteer with Community Development in Argentina

Nathan Nabatoff & Lindsey Willis, from USA, working hard in their Community Development program in Argentina.
Nathan Nabatoff & Lindsey Willis, from USA

Make a difference and volunteer with community development in Argentina in our community projects.

Participate in different campaigns according to the needs

During the year you will be part of different campaigns according to the need of the community at that time.

Volunteers must be willing to participate in various activities that will arise – for example: sorting clothes, food, books, toys, etc, that come as a donation and distribute them. Moreover you can participate in children, youths and families inclusion projects or help to plan events for schools and communities, etc.

Amazing Experience – Nathan from USA

Amazing experience with some of the greatest people. The local coordinators and the local organization were perfect. We will carry these people and memories with us for the rest of our lives. Everything went smoothly and it was much cheaper than other organizations. I would highly recommend this program! My fiance and I will probably come back because the program and the people changed our lives so much. The local volunteer neighborhood invited us to the pool and to play soccer in their community. Once in a lifetime experience! – Nathan, Washington DC

Your week will never be boring as there is a lot for you to do. Get ready for a lot of different experiences. We are sure you will love it.

 

 

Start Dates & Duration

Projects in Buenos Aires start on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. You should arrive on Sundays.

You can choose to volunteer from 2 to 24 weeks.

Location

Our programs to volunteer in Argentina are based in Buenos Aires, a modern-style city, completed by colonial influences from Europe, giving it a unique characteristic. More than one third of the country’s 32 million population lives Buenos Aires.

Orientation

Orientation takes place on Monday after the arrival date.

 

 

 

Fees for Volunteers in Argentina

  • The program fee is paid directly to the host organization.
  • All of the projects incur a registration fee of US$ 199.00 on top of the program fee.

Volunteer in Argentina - table of program Fees

What is included in the program fee?

  • Airport Pickup
  • Orientation
  • Accommodation for all projects
  • Breakfast
  • Support from local staff & Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 support throughout your stay
  • In-country administration costs
  • Donation to support the local project

There are no hidden costs. These projects are the most affordable to volunteer in Argentina.

Iko Poran is an NGO based in a developing country. We are dedicated to helping you help others, at the lowest possible price. We are interested in making volunteering abroad more accessible so that more people can help do really important work.

Participants in our Argentina programs normally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses in the country.

The program fee should be paid to the host country and it is due 30 days before the project start date.

Accommodation

As a volunteer in Argentina you stay in a comfortable house in Martínez, a nice neighbourhood in the North of Buenos Aires.

The house is a classical antique house, on a big avenue close to the train station. You stay in shared rooms shared by six. The house has three complete bathrooms, lounge area, dinning area, a fully equipped kitchen and two fridges. It has free Wi-Fi, lockers, terrace and a nice garden.

Requirements

You must be at least 18 years old at the start of your placement. Exceptions can be made for under 18’s accompanied by a guardian or with a parental consent.

All volunteers must have adequate volunteer travel insurance and are required to provide a criminal background check to local staff on arrival in Argentina or during orientation. 

Language Requirements

Knowledge of basic Spanish is desired but not a pre-requisite. If you do not know any Spanish, we recommend that you take advantage of a very affordable Spanish course that our local team can arrange for you.

Safety

You will have a competent support and advices from the local team and project leaders. Someone will always be available in the case of any emergency. Please keep in mind that you are in a different country and should take some precautions to avoid exposing yourself to certain risks.

The local coordinators will give you all the information to have a safe and unforgettable experience.

Nathan Nabatoff & Lindsey Willis, from USA, working hard in their Community Development program in Argentina.
Nathan Nabatoff & Lindsey Willis, from USA, working hard in their Community Development program in Argentina. Thank you very much guys!!

Amazing experience with some of the greatest people. The local coordinators and the local organization were perfect. We will carry these people and memories with us for the rest of our lives. Everything went smoothly and it was much cheaper than other organizations. I would highly recommend this program! My fiance and I will probably come back because the program and the people changed our lives so much. The local volunteer neighborhood invited us to the pool and to play soccer in their community. Once in a lifetime experience!– Nathan, Washington DC

Volunteer with Community Development in Argentina
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More Volunteer Opportunities in Argentina

Find the full catalogue of Argentina volunteer programs here.

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