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Volunteer in Argentina

Discover International Volunteer HQ’s lively Argentina volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted Argentina volunteer projects, including Childcare, Teaching, Construction, Healthcare and Sports Education. Volunteer work in Argentina is based in the bustling capital city of Buenos Aires or the inland cultural city of Cordoba. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 140,000 travelers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organization in Argentina.

Highlights:
  • 16 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from $350 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a dormitory-style volunteer house or local homestay

  • Affordable Spanish language lessons available in Argentina or online

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from $350
Volunteer from 1 - 24 weeks
Ages 16+ and families
Based in Buenos Aires & Cordoba
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization
Spanish language lessons available

Volunteer opportunities in Argentina

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Volunteer with animals

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $385

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based at a farm in the Cordoba region
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Care for rescued animals at a small farm that provides a safe outdoor space for disadvantaged children from Cordoba.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $445

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires
  • 18+ years and families

Nurture and support children from marginalized communities by assisting at a local soup kitchen. Help prepare and serve meals, as well as playing games and running activities for 4-12 year-olds.

Provide a safe space for children to learn

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $350

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in daycares and soup kitchens in Córdoba
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to keep children engaged and educated by assisting in daycare centers, kindergartens or soup kitchens. Play games, assist with basic lessons and provide a happy, fun environment for young children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $350

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in diverse neighborhoods in Córdoba
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help locals working towards shared goals and projects for the betterment of their communities. Assist with events, workshops, games and whatever is most important when you’re there!

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $480

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires
  • 18+ years and families

Help charity-run organizations including schools and soup kitchens with important maintenance and renovation work.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $385

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in diverse neighborhoods in Córdoba
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Assist locals in small rural communities with maintenance and renovation of community spaces and local infrastructure. Suited to volunteers who like to use their hands and get involved in physical work.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $350

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in community centers and nursing homes
  • Volunters aged 16+ and families

Help out in community centers for elderly people that aim to keep their days meaningful, interactive and interesting.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $510

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in clinics in the heart of Buenos Aires
  • 18 years and older

This is a great opportunity to shadow and assist doctors and nurses in a modern healthcare environment. Help in one of the largest teaching clinics in Buenos Aires, or in smaller clinics, where a wide range of medical specialties are available.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $565

  • Duration: 2 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in small clinics in Córdoba
  • Volunteers aged 18 years & older

Shadow and observe local professionals in community clinics across disadvantaged areas of Córdoba. Clinics provide general care, nursing services, dentistry, social services and other aspects of healthcare.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $525

  • Duration: 1 - 2 weeks
  • Only available the weeks of Christmas and New Years
  • Based around the neighborhoods of Córdoba
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

For those wanting to volunteer abroad over Christmas and New Year, this is an amazing way to spread some festive cheer to those in need over the Christmas period. Get a great mix of worthwhile volunteer work and a cultural Argentinian festive experience.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $510

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in clinics in Buenos Aires' slums
  • 18 years and older

Help provide basic healthcare to people who otherwise wouldn't have access in slums in Buenos Aires. Gain hands-on medical experience by assisting regular medical campaigns that aim to widen the reach of public health in Argentina.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $350

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in Córdoba
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to provide valuable care for young people with disabilities. Assist with a range of duties as required, working alongside local staff.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $350

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in outdoor after-school programs
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help arrange and run sport activities for disadvantaged children after school.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $445

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in schools and programs in Buenos Aires
  • 18+ years and families

Get active and play games with local children from a disadvantaged neighborhood. Help them to learn new sports and practice their favorites, creating a positive environment in schools and on after school programs.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $445

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Schools in Argentina’s capital city, Buenos Aires
  • 18+ years and families

Help local schools to teach English to students from low-income communities.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $350

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in schools around Córdoba
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Assist local teachers or take classes under their supervision, with a focus on teaching English, math, science and other subjects.

Free-time experiences & tours in Argentina

Take your volunteer experience to the next level with IVHQ's affordable activity and tour add-ons in Argentina! Explore your options below and learn how to book them once you've been accepted onto the IVHQ Argentina program.

BBQ Night
BBQ Night

Experience an authentic home-made Argentinian BBQ with plenty of meat and vegetables.

$55
Buenos Aires Overnight Tour
Buenos Aires Overnight Tour

Experience a 2-day round trip tour to Buenos Aires.

$156
Cordoba Mountain Tour (Full Day)
Cordoba Mountain Tour (Full Day)

Enjoy a captivating 10 hour guided tour to any of the six different valleys and towns that you have to choose from.

$54
BBQ Night
BBQ Night

Experience an authentic home-made Argentinian BBQ with plenty of meat and vegetables.

$55
Football Experience
Football Experience

Welcome to Buenos Aires, the heart of authentic football fervor and home to the Soccer World Champions! Immerse yourself in the unrivaled passion for football here!

$98
Iguazu Falls Trip
Iguazu Falls Trip

Embark on a captivating three-day journey to witness the largest waterfall system in the world.

$900
Buenos Aires Overnight Tour
Buenos Aires Overnight Tour

Experience a 2-day round trip tour to Buenos Aires.

$156
Cordoba Mountain Tour (Full Day)
Cordoba Mountain Tour (Full Day)

Enjoy a captivating 10 hour guided tour to any of the six different valleys and towns that you have to choose from.

$54
Cordoba Mountain Tour (Half Day)
Cordoba Mountain Tour (Half Day)

Enjoy a 4 hour guided tour to any of the six different valleys and towns that you have to choose from.

$36

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