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Volunteering South America: Our projects

Are you big-hearted, open-minded and interested in getting involved in social projects? At the same time you are eager to live and learn a new language abroad? Then a volunteering in South America is just the right thing for you!

Volunteering South America:
CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of child development in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Charitable NGOs, schools, educational support centers, community-based organizations, special schools

Volunteering South America: Child development
Description of activities:
  • Work with volunteers:
    Help the team with daily tasks (cleaning, cooking, etc.) Collaborate with the professional team in the organization of educational and recreational activities, suggest new activities or workshops. Cooperate with the arrangement of workshop materials. Take part of the activities of the institution such as art or sports workshops, early childhood development, etc. Help with childcare and supporting family groups. Assist the teachers and give educational support.
    Collaborate with the team and join them in field trips and activities outside of the institution.
  • Institutional Development:
    Organize and participate in spreading events, campaigns (e.g. Fundraising, donations) and special events such as concerts.
  • Administration: 
    Arrange and organize materials and instruments for the workshops, organize files, gather data, manage social media and the website, help in the library and other tasks.

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Volunteering South America:
ARTS & CULTURE

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of arts & culture in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Libraries, theater halls, cultural centres, exhibition hall, music schools, community-based organizations.

Volunteering South America: Arts & Culture
Description of activities:
  • Work with volunteers:
    Collaborate on the organization and supervision of recreational and artistic projects and special events (e.g. Concerts, exhibitions, etc.) Help in the workshops organized by the institution (such as writing, visual arts, music, acting, etc.) Assist visitors and workshops attendants.
  • Communication:
    Perform spreading tasks about the institution activities, such as: advertising, social media management, assist with the design of advertising, etc.
  • Administration:
    Arrange and organize materials and instruments for the workshops, organize files, enter data, manage social media and website, help in the library.

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Volunteering South America:
EDUCATION

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of education in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Kindergartens, elementary and middle schools, language and music schools, community support centers, learning support groups.

Volunteering South America: Education
Description of activities:
  • Work with volunteers:
    Help the team with daily tasks (cleaning, cooking, etc.). Collaborate with the professional team in the organization of educational and recreational activities, suggest new activities or workshops. Cooperate with the arrangement of workshop materials. Take part of the activities of the institution such as art or sports workshops, early childhood development, etc. Help with childcare. Assist the teachers and give educational support. Collaborate with the team and join them in field trips and activities outside of the institution (e.g. visit museums, zoos, farms, theaters).
  • Institutional development:
    Organize and participate in spreading events, campaigns (eg. fundraising, donations) and special events such as concerts.
  • Administration:
    Arrange and organize materials and instruments for the workshops, organize files, gather data, manage social media and the website, help in the library.

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Volunteering South America:
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of youth development in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Social enterprises, public libraries, youth empowering groups, job training organizations, community support centers.

Volunteering South America: Youth development
Description of activities:
  • Work with volunteers:
    Help the team with daily tasks (cleaning, cooking, etc.) Collaborate with the professional team in the organization of educational and recreational activities, suggest new activities or workshops. Cooperate with the arrangement of workshop materials. Take part in the activities of the institution such as art or sports workshops. Distribution of food, blankets, clothing and medicines to needy people, etc.
  • Institutional development:
    Organize and participate in spreading events, campaigns (e.g. fundraising, donations) and special events such as concerts.
  • Administration:
    Arrange and organize materials and instruments for the workshops, organize files, gather data, manage social media and website, help in the library among other duties.

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Volunteering South America:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of community development in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Charitable associations, community and neighbourhood groups, theater halls, music schools, libraries, sports clubs.

Volunteering South America - Community development
Description of activities:
  • Work with volunteers:
    Join the volunteer and professional team of the institution to help them with daily tasks, workshops and other activities such as: child care, cooking, talking to the needy persons and comfort them (homeless people, elder people, victims of violence, etc); distribute warm clothes and medicines, help with community orchards, etc. Participate in and cooperate with the professional services that are offered by the institution such as support therapies, medical assistance, legal advice, etc. Participate in the meetings of professional and volunteer teams. Suggest a working plan according to your own interests and skills.
  • Institutional development:
    Organize and participate in spreading events, campaigns (e.g. fundraising, donations) and special events such as concerts. Perform Marketing tasks such as communication with other volunteers, donors and mass media. Develop projects for the institution according to the education level and interests of the volunteer.
  • Administration:
    Arrange and organize materials and instruments for the workshops, organize files, gather data, manage social media and the website, help in the library.

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Volunteering South America:
CONSERVATION AND WILDLIFE

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of conservation and wildlife in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Sustainability organizations, botanical gardens, nature reserves, travel agencies, environmental groups.

Volunteering South America: Conservation and wildlife
Description of activities:
  • Research:
    Perform research tasks about sustainable development and environmental protection. Make reports and/or develop a training or action plan according to the investigation results .
  • Field work:
    collaborate with the working team in daily activities, such as: assisting the rangers with their tasks (e.g.: Permanent patrolling in the designated areas, control visitors’ entrance and provide information about the Park’s flora and fauna, protect and preserve wild areas, enforce regulations and rules.); guiding visitor tours; taking care of wounded wildlife; joining the trekking guides and assist them on the tours.

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Volunteering South America:
HEALTHCARE

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of healthcare in Argentina.

Types of insitutions:

Therapeutic centers, clinics and hospitals, basic health care facilities, community support organizations, rehabilitation centers.

Volunteering in Argentina - Education
Description of activities:
  • Work with volunteers:
    Collaborate with the professional team in workshops and other activities of the institution (according to the type of institution, these activities might be workshops about child health care, early childhood development, prevention of malnutrition, etc). Participate in institutional meetings of technical and educational teams, such as supervision and training meetings. Suggest activities to improve the situation of sick children and their families.
  • Institutioal development:
    Assist and participate in ongoing campaigns and events organized by the institution (e.g. fundraising, donations, etc.).
  • Administration:
    Arrange and organize materials and instruments for the workshops, organize files, gather data, and other tasks.

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Volunteering South America:
HUMAN RIGHTS

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of human rights in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Provincial public record and museum, music schools, social enterprises, community support center, woman empowerment groups.

Volunteering in Argentina - Human Rights
Description of activities:
  • Research:
    Perform research tasks about Human Rights situations, sustainable development and environmental protection. Make reports and/or develop a training or action plan according to the investigation results..
  • Work with volunteers:
    join the working teams and collaborate with the professionals in different areas, workshops, and activities (namely: support therapy, medical care, legal advice, etc.). Reception of visitors and guided tours.
  • Institutional development:
    Participate in spreading events, campaigns (e.g. fundraising, donations) and special events such as concerts..
  • Administration:
    arrange and put in order materials and instruments for the workshops, organize files, gather data, manage social media and the website, help in the library.

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Volunteering South America:
RECREATION

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of recreation in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Nature reserves, travel agencies, libraries, theater halls, cultural centers, neighborhood organizations.

Volunteering South America - Recreation
Description of activities:
  • Work with volunteers:
    Collaborate on the organization and supervision of recreational and artistic projects and special events (e.g. concerts, exhibitions, etc.).
    Assist with and take part of the ongoing programs of the institution, such as workshops of artistic expression, recycling and free speech, etc. Help the workshop attendants. Guidance and assistance of visitor tours. Join the trekking guides and assist them on the tours.
  • Communication:
    Perform spreading tasks about the institution activities, such as: advertising, social media management, assist with the design of advertising, etc.
  • Administration:
    Arrange and organize materials and instruments for the workshops, organize files, gather data, manage social media and the website, help in the library.

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Volunteering South America:
HOMELESS SHELTER

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of homeless shelter in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Altuistic foundations, public institutions, food aid and supportive groups, community-based organizations
religious charity organizations.

Volunteering South America - Homeless Shelter
Description of activities:
  • Work with volunteers:
    Work together with the team, participate in meetings with other NGOs, help in the kitchen, and participate in workshops (e.g. bakery, knitting and sewing).
  • Institutional development:
    Participate and help with ongoing campaigns (e.g. fundraising, donations).
  • Support activities:
    Distribution of drinks and hot meals to homeless people, talk to them in order to get to know about their needs, etc.

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Volunteering South America:
ANIMAL CARE

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of animal care in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Nature Reserves, national parks, animal welfare organizations, educational associations, environmental groups.

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Volunteering South America - Animal care
Description of activities:
  • Field work:
    Collaborate with the working team in daily activities, such as: Assist the rangers with their tasks (e.g. permanent patrolling in the designated areas, control visitors’ entrance and provide information about the park’s flora and fauna, protect and preserve wild areas, enforce regulations and rules.) Guide visitor tours. Care of wounded wildlife. Take part of the ongoing projects related to environmental education, conservation, research, and public participation for instance: Project for the environmental recovery of the area, project for development of geographical information systems in the park. .

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Volunteering South America:
DISABILITY CARE

Here you will find an overview of typical institutions and activities for a volunteering in the area of disability care in Argentina.

Types of institutions:

Rehabilitation centers, special educational needs schools, religious communities, clinics and hospitals, hippotherapy treatment centers.

Volunteering South America - Disability care
Description of activities:
    • Work with volunteers:
      Assist volunteers with daily tasks (e.g. help in the kitchen, organize and participate in workshops and recreational activities such as painting, dancing, playing educational games, take part of the meetings of the professional team.)
      According to the type of institution, the education level and interests of the volunteer, he/she can work together with the professional teams in workshops of psychomotricity or early childhood development activities.
    • Institutional development:
      Assist and participate in ongoing campaigns and events organized by the institution (e.g. fundraising, raise awareness, etc).

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