- Buenos Aires
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All food, accommodation (unless opted for), flights, insurance, visas (if applicable) and vaccinations are not included. Full assistance will be provided in getting all these arranged.
You should budget around $10-15 a day for food.
After its experience of dictatorship in the 70's and 80's Argentina developed a vibrant civil society and NGO sector to protect the interests of vulnerable groups and hold the government to account. The NGO you will be working with supports various social initiatives in and around Buenos Aires, and they constantly need to attract volunteers and funding for their many activities.
This position is ideal for someone interested in working with grassroots organizations as well as in communications and marketing. You will observe and participate in the organisation’s daily tasks, gaining valuable insight and experience that will help further your career. The placement will enable you to work in different areas of communications, from writing the blog each week and experiencing the different projects that we work with, to contacting media and updating the social network pages. You will be able to work side by side with the NGOs partner organisations around Argentina, strengthen their volunteering programs and not only help the organization but also be able to learn and be part of the internal processes.
The organisation where you will be working, reaches out to Community centres around Argentina, community health centres, tourism boards, schools, psychiatric hospitals, orphanages, and radio stations, among others. The organisation works with volunteers from USA, England, Germany, Canada, Brazil, Australia, France, Switzerland.