There are many opportunities for volunteering in Argentina, from food banks to villas miserias (shantytowns) to organic farms. Some ask for just your time, or a modest fee – and some charge hundreds of dollars (with likely a low percentage of money going directly to those in need). Before choosing an organization, it’s good to talk to other volunteers about their experiences.
Aldea Luna (www.aldealuna.com.ar) Work on a farm in a nature reserve.
Anda Responsible Travel (www.andatravel.com.ar/en/volunteering) Buenos Aires travel agency supporting local communities.
Centro Conviven (http://centroconviven.blogspot.com) Helps kids in Buenos Aires’ villas (shantytowns).
Conservación Patagonica (www.conservacionpatagonica.org) Help to create a national park.
Eco Yoga Park (www.ecoyogavillages.org/volunteer-programs) Work on an organic farm, construct ecobuildings and teach local communities.
Fundación Banco de Alimentos (www.bancodealimentos.org.ar) Short-term work at a food bank.
Habitat for Humanity Argentina (www.hpha.org.ar) Building communities.
Patagonia Volunteer (www.patagoniavolunteer.org) Opportunities in Patagonia.
Volunteer South America (www.volunteersouthamerica.net) List of NGOs offering volunteer opportunities in South America.
WWOOF Argentina (www.wwoofargentina.com) Organic farming in Argentina.
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