VOLUNTEER PROGRAM INTRODUCTION
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.
As part of the Mente Argentina Volunteer Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina, you will work on locally run projects that benefit the community and improve the environment in which they live.
You will become part of the local community in Buenos Aires and have the kind of authentic cultural experience that tourists dream about. While working on your project,you will make lasting friendships and meet fun travel companions. You will also have time free to travel and head out on your own adventures or explore Argentina and South America with other Mente Argentina Participants!.
Whether you are a beginner or have been studying Spanish for years, being surrounded by the language every day will help you take your Spanish to a new level!
Make a real contribution in a place that needs you! Be an international volunteer in Argentina!
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VOLUNTEER PROGRAM IN BUENOS AIRES 2017
Mente Argentina offers tailor-made volunteer programs in Buenos Aires, Argentina's beautiful capital city.
Mente Argentina has partnered with several volunteer organizations & NGOs in Argentina that are in need of international volunteers who are passionate, hardworking, and ready to make a difference. You will see things from a new perspective as you engage with the people and the language, actively absorbing Argentinean culture.
The Mente Argentina Volunteer Program fee covers all our services including creating unique volunteer positions in Buenos Aires, first class accommodation in the best neighborhoods in Buenos Aires (Palermo, Barrio Norte, Recoleta), a wide range of cultural immersion activities, and personal advice and support services throughout your entire stay.
The Mente Argentina Volunteer Program also includes an introductory Intensive Spanish course of 20 Hours of Spanish Immersion classes during your first week in Buenos Aires (Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm). This is an opportunity not only to meet other participants but to refresh your memory and learn common Argentine expressions as well as specific vocabulary that you will need for your interactions as a volunteer.
Please read below for detailed information about what exactly is included in the Mente Argentina Volunteer ProgramYou can be one of them through Mente Argentina!
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE 2016/2017
- 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: Palermo, Belgrano, Barrio Norte or Recoleta (all utilities and expenses included)
- 1 Week of Intensive Spanish Lessons (Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm)
- Full access to Mente Argentina Tours & Activities
- Private Airport Pick Up
- Private Airport Drop Off
- Welcome Orientation
- Mente Argentina Welcome Kit (calling card, insider's city guide, maps, and more)
- Health Club Membership: Free Gym membership included
- Free Local Cellular Phone
- Mente Argentina ISIC Global Discount Card
- Tango Lessons
- Conversation Exchange Partner
- Mente Argentina On-site assistance & Support Services 24/7
To see the program fees please download the Volunteer Program Brochure 2017.
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UNIQUE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Volunteer Opportunities in Buenos Aires
Public Hospital Volunteer Position
Soup Kitchen in Buenos Aires
HIV/AIDS and Public Health Volunteer Position
Environmental and community development volunteer position
Youth Outreach Program
Elder Care Position
Women’s Empowerment and Recovery
Public Health Volunteer Placement
WHY VOLUNTEER IN BUENOS AIRES WITH MENTE?
Bringing good people and good causes together is what we do in our Volunteer Program.
If you choose to volunteer in Buenos Aires, you will have the chance to spend time with people you might not otherwise meet, and get have a hands-on experience with local culture. Not only will your time with us enrich your life, but your work on our volunteer programs will contribute to our ongoing effort to bridge the cultural, social, and economic gap which currently exists in Argentina.
We believe international volunteering promotes cross-cultural learning that helps create global awareness and understanding between cultures, which provides the platform for positive change.
Mente Argentina knows that there are many people out there with a lot to give, but often little time. We have designed our Volunteer Program in Buenos Aires with the idea that each person's efforts can really make a difference in the lives of many Argentineans even in a short time frame.
Our goal is to make your volunteer experience in Argentina run as smoothly as possible. Mente Argentina has a team of experienced travel advisors who will consider your interests, budget, language level, goals, and travel plans to select a Volunteer Program that is just right for you.
We are here to make sure your volunteer experience is fun, organized, and productive:
- Mente Argentina offers volunteer placements in many popular fields including international business, journalism, medicine, law, human rights, marketing, and more.
- Mente Argentina works directly with the most important local volunteer organizations to ensure they get support both financially and from volunteers. Part of your program fee will go directly to the coordinators and organization to help them finance their projects. A constant flow of volunteers means that these people and communities are receiving constant support.
- Experience volunteering abroad is rapidly becoming a prerequisite or strongly encouraged experience for jobs in today’s global economy.
- Mente Argentina Volunteer Participants can often receive university credit for their volunteer placement in Argentina.
- The Mente ArgentinaTeams made up of experienced consultants who have the skills to identify concretevolunteer needs within non-profit organizations seeking international volunteers.
- Volunteering in another country is an entirely new way to learn how to adapt to and navigate different work environments.
- From day 1, you will have the constant support of a personal program coordinator from Mente Argentina!
- Compliance to all the legal and formal requirements of your volunteer placement is guaranteed.
- Mente Argentina, as intermediary between the volunteer and the host organization, will provide constant and fluent communication.
- 24 - Hour Support is available to assist you with personal, social, legal, and other issues that you may have during your stay in Argentina.
- The opportunity to travel and go on tours with other Mente Argentina Participants.
- Exclusive Accommodation in the best neighborhoods of Buenos Aires (Palermo, Barrio Norte, Recoleta) during your stay. All Utilities included..
- Mente Argentina’s unique cultural activities like exclusive tours, dance classes, seminars, concerts, and many others. (Check our Excursions & Activities section for details).