A group of volunteers in Argentina go sightseeing at the Iguazu Falls over a weekend.

Volunteer in Argentina

Support community development while experiencing life in a beautiful South American country

Experience living in South America through voluntary work in Argentina. You’ll learn about day-to-day life directly from local people, while also supporting communities in need.

We have several different volunteer opportunities in Argentina. You can support early childhood development at a disadvantaged care centre, or work with horses and children at a therapy and rehabilitation centre. You can also kickstart your medical career by learning directly from doctors at a local hospital.

Our main base in the metropolitan city of Cordoba, Argentina's second largest city and the capital of the Cordoba Province. We also offer Conservation near the town of Puerto Madryn in Patagonia.  Our full-time staff in Argentina are there to support you 24/7 if you need it.

You’re bound to have an exciting and memorable time in Argentina. In your free time, visit the World Heritage Site of Jesuit Estancias or the enormous Mar Chiquita salt lake. Or, explore the slew of hiking trails along the Andes Mountain Range.

Projects available in Argentina

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Projects Abroad volunteers interact with a child in Argentina during a community day at a local care centre.
Volunteer with Children in Argentina
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  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
  • From $2,520 CAD
A local dentist treats a patient in Argentina as Projects Abroad dental interns observe for their Dentistry internship
Dentistry Internship in Argentina
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  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
  • From $2,795 CAD
Projects Abroad interns doing an Equine Therapy placement in Argentina help a child ride a horse during a therapy session.
Equine Therapy Internship in Argentina
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  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
  • From $3,230 CAD
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We have the expertise and staff on the ground to create a custom project for you, or simply help you find the best option.


Speak to one of our Argentina experts on:

(+1) 917 810 4744

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to start planning your project

Where we are based in Argentina

Cordoba

You’ll be based in Cordoba. This city has good public transport links over short and long distances. Travelling is therefore extremely convenient.

If you enjoy nature, there are many hiking adventures in the nearby mountains. Enjoy the outdoors of Parque Sarmiento, and admire the historical sites in Plaza San Martin. There are also many local museums and art galleries to visit, and the hip neighborhood of Güemes has cafes, restaurants and a weekend street fair. 

Argentina has delicious local cuisine. Try the famous emapanadas, Cordoba’s most famous flavor being criolla, or spend the weekend at an asado with friends or sipping mate in the park.

Puerto Madryn

Conservation volunteers stay at “La Esperanza'' wildlife refuge, around 80km north of the city of Puerto Madryn.  It has 12km of beautiful coastline on the San Matías Gulf and covers an area of ​​6,700 hectares. Guanacos, pumas, sea lions and other species live there throughout the year. Every year it is visited by southern right whales, orcas, humpback whales and dolphins.

Puerto Madryn is a city in the northeast of the Chubut province in Argentina. The city is located on the shores of the Golfo Nuevo, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is considered the gateway to the Valdés peninsula, declared in 1999 as a World Heritage Site by Unesco and a Biosphere Reserve since 2015. It is one of the most important tourism centers in the entire region and the country, also considered as the national capital of diving.

Airport pickup, flights and visas

When you arrive at your respective airport, a member of Projects Abroad staff will be there to meet you. You can find more detailed information on arrival airports, orientation, and visas on our Argentina Arrival Procedures page.

Is Argentina on your bucket list?

Read our blog about the 5 Things to Expect when Travelling to Argentina and learn more about the culture of this beautiful country!

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Safety and staff support

Your safety and security is our prime concern. We have many procedures and systems to ensure you have the support you need to enjoy your trip with peace of mind. Our Projects Abroad staff are available 24 hours a day to help, and will be on-hand to make sure you settle in well at your accommodation and placement. If you encounter any problems, they will be available to help at any time.


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