Volunteer in Argentina with the Healthcare Project

Are you interested in or have experience in healthcare and want to help those who are in desperate need of it in Argentina? This volunteer abroad in healthcare in Argentina project might have your name written all over it!

  • Affordable learning and growing experience in the medical field starting at $504 a week
  • Opportunity to share your specialized skills and passions with those who need your help
  • Reputable and safe travel and volunteer adventure
  • Work alongside likeminded medical professionals and volunteers from around the world

If you are considering a career in the medical field, this is a perfect opportunity to gain experience, engage in cultural exchanges, practice your Spanish, and explore Argentina. As a volunteer in the volunteer abroad in healthcare in Argentina project, you will have the constructive and extraordinary opportunity to assist in clinics and hospitals.

Global Crossroad works closely with clinics, local nonprofit organizations, and hospitals to carry out health related projects that will greatly benefit local Argentineans. Volunteers will also work with organizations that aim to teach people about various health issues. You will be helping to improve the quality of life and health for many Argentineans when you commit to volunteer work in healthcare in Argentina.

Role of Volunteer

This is a unique opportunity to make a huge difference in the lives of people who are suffering due to lack of basic healthcare. Depending on your individual skills and interests and the needs of the local staff, each volunteer in this volunteering experience in healthcare in Argentina will be responsible for roles like the following:

  • Organizing and leading educational workshops
  • Teaching the importance of and techniques of personal hygiene
  • Teaching locals about nutrition
  • Promoting healthy diets
  • Giving personal care
  • Helping with vaccinations
  • Participating in trainings
  • Educating people about disease prevention
  • Assisting organizations with administrative tasks
  • Supporting clean environments

*Medical volunteers will shadow local doctors and learn mostly from observation. Due to the inherent risk involved and medical regulations, volunteers cannot treat patients or become involved in surgery during this project.

Skills and Qualifications Needed

In order to volunteer overseas in healthcare in Argentina, it is recommended that you have a certification or proof of experience in the medical field, such as a medical student I.D., EMT or paramedic certification, or nursing or physician’s credentials.

However, if you do not have a medical background, but are passionate about helping people, Global Crossroad would still love to have you join the team! Beginner to intermediate Spanish is also preferred. The mastery of the Spanish language can vastly improve your experience and the experience of those whom you help. You should consider enrolling in our Spanish language program in Cordoba or Buenos Aires.

Dates: Volunteer in Argentina

All volunteer programs in Argentina start every Monday of each month. However, if there is travel constrains, you can start any project on any day.

Prices: Volunteer in Argentina

Global Crossroad is committed to offering quality volunteer work in Argentina at the world’s most affordable price. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.

Global Crossroad's volunteer abroad in Argentina application and registration fee cost US $299. The application fee covers the cost of advertising, program promotion, and office expenses (rent, utilities, and staff salaries in USA office).

In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly to the country coordinator, who in turn will allocate it to your host family, project and other in-country support we offer to our volunteers. This way, the fees that you pay will benefit those who rightfully deserve them, and not for company profit.

Weeks Hostel Shared Room/ No Meals Host Family Private Room/Half Food Medical (Hostel Shared Room/No meals) Medical(Host Family Private Room/Half Food)
1 Week $404 $460 $454 $510
2 Weeks $488 $600 $588 $700
3 Weeks $572 $740 $722 $890
4 Weeks $656 $880 $856 $1,080
5 Weeks $740 $1,020 $990 $1,270
6 Weeks $824 $1,160 $1,242 $1,460
7 Weeks $908 $1,300 $1,285 $1,650
8 Weeks $992 $1,440 $1,392 $1,840
9 Weeks $1,076 $1,580 $1,526 $2,030
10 Weeks $1,160 $1,720 $1,660 $2,220
11 Weeks $1,244 $1,860 $1,794 $2,410
12 Weeks $1,328 $2,000 $1,928 $2,600

How your fee is allocated?

Program fees cover:
  • Accommodation (hostel or host family)
  • Food (see price table for different options)
  • Airport pick up/Transfer
  • Program Orientation
  • In-country support
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
  • Daily transportation
  • Airport return transfer

The volunteering in Argentina program fees will cover expenses that will begin on the first day of the program (usually the first or third Monday of the month) to the last day of the program. If you arrive before the first day of the program or you decide you stay beyond your program’s last day, you will be responsible for the additional expenses, which would typically be around $30 a day for room and meals at a hostel.

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