Volunteer in Argentina and Teaching English

Are you interested in teaching English to children from disadvantaged backgrounds? Do you want to travel abroad to the vibrant country of Argentina? Global Crossroad has just the volunteer abroad in Argentina teaching English project for you!

  • Excellent way to travel and give back to the world community for just $454 a week
  • Help improve the present and future lives of children
  • Budget-friendly, safe, and reputable travel option
  • Opportunity to use you specialized skills and interests

Between globalization, tourism, and international relations, English skills have become increasingly more important for those seeking employment in Argentina. Argentineans who are proficient in the English language are more likely to receive higher salary jobs and better employment opportunities, especially in tourism and hospitality. Unfortunately, most public schools lack qualified English teachers, and in turn are unable to provide the necessary level of English instruction that is needed to properly learn the language.

As a Global Crossroad volunteer abroad in Argentina teaching English, you will plan lessons and help to improve the language skills of children from rural areas. You have the power to help improve their futures and increase their opportunities for success. In addition, volunteers also help teach local teachers proper and creative teaching methods, so that they may go on to teach their own English classes.

Role of Volunteer

Your role when you commit to volunteer work in Argentina teaching English will depend on individual skills and interests. You are in a great position to have a positive impact on the lives and futures of your students. You will also be assigned various roles depending on the specific needs of the local staff. Some of your roles might include:

  • Teaching basic English
  • Developing students English conversation skills
  • Teaching other subjects like math and science
  • Teaching children about health and personal hygiene
  • Carrying out development enhancing activities, such as dance, games, sports, art, and music
  • Assisting children with their homework
  • Helping develop curriculums
  • Organizing fundraisers

Skills and Qualifications Needed

There are no specific qualifications that are required to volunteer overseas in Argentina teaching English beyond a fluency in the English language and basic Spanish skills. The ability to communicate in Spanish can help improve the experience for you and yours students. You might want to consider enrolling in our Spanish language program in Cordoba or Buenos Aires.

When joining a volunteer abroad in Argentina teaching English, you should have a strong English fluency, both written and verbal, but do not necessarily need to have previous teaching experience. You should also be enthusiastic, reliable, flexible, patient, and strive to present themselves as a good role model for the students.

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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