Volunteering promoting the defense of human rights, Buenos Aires, Argentina

You are the one who can assure these children to have the chance to grow up safe and healthy.

As a consulting Civil Association of the OAS and UN, the organization is committed to disseminate the international covenants and treaties in our Argentina.
Health, confinement, environment, gender, violence, immigrants, media outlet (information from an online journal) are some of the issues we have attorney from our institutional goals, to not only inform and disseminate everydays reality, but coordinate actions to improve the citizens’ of quality of life .
They work on different groups fighting against oppression of women, family and / or friends, either for cultural, social or religious reasons.

Join this project and make the difference!

 

As well they work for the prevention of HIV and other infectious diseases, violence and the respect for human rights.
The aim is to serve  individuals with different types of discrimination problems offering informative workshops on prevention of diseases, especially HIV. They have an American library and library resource materials on HIV, domestic violence, human rights, etc.
Given the limited space and infrastructure of the Organization  you need to bring your personal computer.

Accommodation

Families & Homestays

Our families know, due to their experience, what it means to be a real host. They have received many students from different nationalities, occupations and ages. We will take into consideration your likes and preferences. Living with a local family is the best way to learn their customs, likes, and style while you learn a new language.

Residences & Hostels

If you want to live with several local and foreign students, you can choose to stay in a private or shared room in any of the students' residencies we offer you. Sharing a place with young people from all over the world is a great opportunity to learn about different cultures and make new friends as well as learning about the place in which you are studying.

Private Apartments

A Private Apartment is the best choice to enjoy your privacy and comfort of your own place.

Requirements

Usual Volunteer Tasks

  • Over 18 years old
  •  High school degree
  •  Health insurance, accident and liability
  •  Commitment to the Host Organization,its rules and tasks
  •  Basic knowledge of Spanish
  •  Attitude of service
  •  Enthusiasm for working with people of low resources
  •  Studies in careers or professions in humanistic and/or social fields, though not mandatory will be highly valued
  •  Energy, pro-activity, creativity and a good ear are needed
  •  Dynamism
  •  Willingness to share your time
  •  Fulfill with all legal and formal requirements for your Volunteer*
  • On this project tasks are simple, but indispensable and on top of everything varied!
  •  Assistance in the promotion and dissemination of the host organization
  •  participation in the search for sponsors
  •  Assistance in the area of targeted advertising for sale of products made in various Industrial Projects implemented by the NGO, as well as in publications
  •  Analysis of documentation, performance statistics and  conclusions
  •  Provide all relevant information to the research project to be submitted to the Commission on Human Rights.
  •  Helping on maintenance activities

The tasks named above will be arranged with every volunteer according to each one’s skills and special abilities.

Project Hightlights

  • Fight against the violation of human rights
  • Work into promotion and marketing of the NGO
  • Help to prevent HIV.
  • Assist in workshops for people discriminated against.

Daily Routine

Usually volunteers have 6 hs shifts in the morning Monday through Friday. In some cases it can be arranged a change of schedule if you prefer to work in the afternoon. Any extra time you’re willing to do will be highly valued.
 
 
"As a student at this school I have been very satisfied with everything. I have felt that my Spanish has developed so much in such a short time. My teachers have been fantastic!!! Group classes combined with individual classes are ideal and make a difference. The school atmosphere is wonderful and everyone is so helpful here, all of which make attending classes a real pleasure. Thank you!"
Kathy L.
German, 29 years old
"This is the second time I come to Argentina and I love it! The School’s facilities are very good, we have internet access and a lot of things. The best things about these courses is that teachers and staff help you make of this a wonderful experience. Come and see it for yourself!"
Alice R.
Brazilian, 22 years old
"My experience in Buenos Aires was great. The teachers are well trained for each level. I liked the activities that the school offered. During my 4 weeks studying Spanish I received a lot of amazing touristic spots info and another info to get advantage of my stay in the country."
Ricardo C.
Brazilian, 18 years old
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