Voluntourism at TBEX – Travel Blogger Exchange

I attended my first TBEX conference in Toronto last weekend. For those who don't know, TBEX is billed as "the world's largest gathering of travel bloggers, writers, and new media content creators". I wasn't exactly sure what to expect but I thought I would check it out. I'm really happy that I decided to go. I left the conference impressed with its quality of speakers and participants. There was a significant presence from the voluntourism community. I was very fortunate to have the … [Read more...]

Cloudhead – Educating and Inspiring Change

We are Leigh Shulman and Noah Edelblum. We used to live in Brooklyn, but in 2007 sold everything we owned and started traveling with our daughter Lila with the express purpose of finding a new place to live. In 2010, we found ourselves in Salta and fell in love with the place. We started working locally with NGOs on various volunteer projects when we saw the great need here in Salta for good teachers and improved resources. We also realized that the same resources needed here in Salta can … [Read more...]

Small & Informal B&B in Tigre Delta – Argentina

Do you enjoy the combination of quietness on a river in the Tigre Delta, with the cosiness and warmth of a dynamic, well-travelled intercultural Dutch-Argentinian couple. and 2 playful dogs, Nelson and Zuma? Do you have own initiative, are you a self-starter who enjoys doing a broad range of activities? All for free and meals included! Then just come to our place, for a few days up to a week or 10 days. longer stays possible as well, as both we and you enjoy it. Last minute applications … [Read more...]

International Volunteer Program

 Working under the Executive Director, initiatives for coordinating the International volunteer program: Communications, selection, training, follow-up, and hand-over. From feb2012-ago2012 4weekdays from 9.00hs till17.30hs very good spanish and english If interested please mail to voluntariado_internacional@hpha.org.ar … [Read more...]

Catch the Lingo

Article from: http://www.argentinaindependent.com/reviews/thelearner/catch-the-lingo-is-catching-on-/ Too many options can be overwhelming. This applies whether you are standing in the supermarket staring at a wall of 13 different brands of dulce de leche, trying to decide which omnibus company will provide the least painless 20-hour journey, or searching for a Spanish school because your broken Castellano has been met with blank stares. Enter catchthelingo.com, operated by a group of … [Read more...]

Catch the Lingo

CatchtheLingo makes life (and travel) that bit easier. With this website you can compare and book Spanish courses and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign language) courses in Argentina and Chile*. Booking is simple and straightforward and you don´t have to risk paying out all your cash/cheddar/hard-earned pennies up-front, as you only pay a 10-15% booking deposit to reserve your place. The remainder you pay when you arrive at the school. Importantly, the overall price quoted on CatchtheLingo is … [Read more...]

Center for Human Rights and the Environment – Volunteer in Argentina

Updated in September 2017 Who they are: Created in 1999, CEDHA is a non-profit organization that aims to build a more harmonious relationship between the environment and people. Their work centers on promoting greater access to justice and guaranteeing human rights for victims of environmental degradation, or due to non-sustainable management of natural resources, and to prevent future violations. To this end, CEDHA fosters the creation of inclusive public policy that promotes socially and … [Read more...]

LIFE Argentina – Cheap Volunteer Opportunities

Updated in September 2017 Who are they: "A not-for-profit organization that works in socially impoverished neighborhoods where people are often homeless. Our objective is to raise the children’s standard of living and their environment, giving them new opportunities that will allow them to develop better. For the most part, our activities take place in the west of Buenos Aires and the urban cone, specifically in LA MATANZA and ESTEBAN ECHEVERRIA. We also periodically provide humanitarian … [Read more...]