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Internships in Buenos Aires, Argentina — Road2Argentina
Road2Argentina has partnered with over 50 local and international companies and organizations in order to offer hands-on internships to university students and recent graduates in Buenos Aires in the following fields: Advertising, Business, Education & Teaching, Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Development, Finance, Graphic Design, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Medicine & Healthcare, NGOs, Public Policy, Tourism, Urban Planning and Web Development. Internships in other fields are available upon request. Interns are encouraged to hone their Spanish language skills via their internship placements, however placements are also available in bilingual English-speaking environments for those with limited Spanish ability. Our friendly, personable staff is here to support you from the moment you arrive in Argentina.
Internships in Argentina Dates: Year round with start dates every Monday.
Cost: Our programs are affordably priced to fit student budgets. Promotions and discounts available. Please visit our website for up-to-date program costs.
Contact: Road2Argentina, Area Tres Coworking, Malabia 1720, Local 11B, Buenos Aires (CABA), Argentina.
Tel.: +1-347-974-3705 (USA); +54-11-5121-1764 (Argentina).

Volunteer Abroad in Latin America with Cross-Cultural Solutions
Experience another culture like never before while making a real difference in people’s lives. You’ll gain perspectives and insights into the local culture and yourself. It’s an exciting and personally inspiring experience, and you’ll develop memories that will be with you forever. Programs operate in Cartago, Costa Rica, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Lima, Peru, and Salvador, Brazil

On each program, after volunteering for the day, you'll be able to walk around your neighborhood or explore some of the gorgeous spots nearby. We proudly believe we provide the perfect mix of quality work, cultural immersion, adventure, and relaxation—all while having 24/7 access to CCS staff and support. Make that life-changing decision to become a CCSer today!
Volunteer in Latin America Dates: One Week to Three Months
Costs: Contact Us for Pricing and Availability
Contact: Cross-Cultural Solutions, 2 Clinton Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801.
Tel: US Toll Free: 1-800-380-4777

Teach English in Paradise — Get Paid to Travel with TEFL Heaven
TEFL Heaven offers guaranteed paid teaching positions in the most amazing locations in Latin America. Your new adventure starts with the face-to-face TEFL training in the location you choose, which then certifies you to teach English anywhere in the world. Latin America — Argentina, Guatemala, Mexico, Costa Rica & Peru. We also have positions in Thailand, Vietnam, China & Czech Republic. No previous teaching experience is required, but you must be a native or non native English speaker

Check out life of a teacher abroad!‚Äč
Teach English in Asia with TEFLHeaven Dates: Start Dates Every Month
Varies on location — please check out for prices.
Mr Ben Hesketh, TEFL HEAVEN, Badger House, Oldmixon Cresent, Weston-Super-Mare, England, BS24 9AY United Kingdom .

Spanish-English Translator and Proofreader  
Experience life in Bolivia while earning a great wage compared to the cost of living here. Cochabamba has rightfully earned the nickname “the city of eternal springtime” due to its year-round beautiful climate. It is also located in central Bolivia for easy weekend travel to the whole country. This position requires a one-year minimum contract, which means you will gain excellent experience in translation and proofreading for your future career. You must already speak Spanish, but we provide the training. Health insurance also provided. Please send your resume to the email address listed below. 
Spanish-English translator in Bolivia Dates: Minimum one year contract. Positions available immediately
Cost: None
Contact: AmeriTranslations

American Friends Service Committee, 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-1479 (215-241-7295;, A Quaker organization which recruits Spanish-speaking volunteers aged 18-26 to work for seven weeks from late June, focusing on sustainable development and community building in indigenous communities of Mexico.

American Language Partnership International, Calle San Luis #83, Santiago, Dominican Republic; 809-971-1422; fax. 809-583-0553;, TESOL Exchange Program for experienced and inexperienced teachers. Possibility of paid housing and a stipend.

Bimini Biological Field Station, Sharklab, Bimini, Bahamas; U.S. address: 9300 SW 99 St., Miami, FL 33176-2050; tel./fax. 305-274-0628; Volunteers at shark research station in the Bahamas perform tasks including research, maintenance and cooking, for at least 1 month.

Caledonia Languages Abroad, The Clockhouse, Bonnington Mill, 72 Newhaven Rd., Edinburgh EH6 5QG, Scotland; 011-44-131-621-7721; Spanish language and voluntary work programs organized in Peru, Costa Rica, Brazil, Ecuador, and Bolivia, year-round. Community and environmental projects and teaching English, depending on skills and level of language ability.

Casa de los Amigos, Ignacio Mariscal 132, Col. Tabacalera, 06030 Mexico, D.F., Mexico; 011-52-55-5705-0521;, Quaker-run peace and service center in Mexico City holds information on peace and justice movements and volunteering opportunities throughout Mexico and Central America. Casa provides simple inexpensive lodging for individuals involved in service activities. Volunteer opportunities with the Casa and other organizations in Mexico City are available for Spanish speakers able to commit for at least 3 months.

Casa Guatemala, 14th Calle 10-63, Zona 1, Guatemala City, 01001 Guatemala; 011-502-2331-4408;; Orphanage and backpackers’ hostel in the Petén region that needs volunteer medical staff, teachers, nannies, and general staff (aged 24+ and with basic Spanish) for at least 6 months. Shorter volunteer stays possible for hostel staff.

Centro Cultural Colombo Americano, Carrera. 45 No. 53-24, Medellín 8734, Colombia; 011-574-513-4444; fax. 011-574-513 2666;; Recruits 100+ English teachers for sessions starting January and July teaching adults or juveniles. Similar centers operate independently in Barranquilla, Bogota, Cali, etc.

Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS), Melida Ananya Montes (MAM) Language School, Colonia Libertad, Avenida Bolívar #103, San Salvador, El Salvador; tel./fax. 503-2226-5362;; Volunteer English teachers to work part-time with members of the Salvadorean opposition. Training and excursions provided, subsidized Spanish classes available, and a 2-week political-cultural program is included in the $100 program fee (to be paid in advance to CIS, P.O. Box 17025; St. Paul, MN 55117-0025).

Cultural Vistas offers a variety of internships in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile., Useful information about working and volunteering in Ecuador with links to about 20 organizations with volunteer programs.

El Porvenir,; Volunteers are needed for 2-week work experience trips in Jan./Feb. and July/Aug. to construct water and sanitation facilities and help with reforestation in Nicaragua.

ELEP (Experiential Learning Ecuadorian Programs),, Volunteer Work Programs and Volunteering Opportunities in Ecuador, South America. ELEP Volunteer manages community and ecological volunteer work programs across Ecuador in South America throughout the year. Our customized volunteer projects and volunteer placements are available in childcare (orphanage and street kids), healthcare, HIV/AIDS, human rights, micro-enterprise, microcredit, construction and building, general conservation, organic farming, animal care, veterinary medicine, etc. Volunteering in Ecuador, Latin America with ELEP Volunteer gives you the opportunity to make a real difference and change lives, including your own.

Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD): International Development Internship. FSD provides capacity building, funding, and human resources to over 300 grassroots organizations in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Our programs provide comprehensive development training, immersion, and the opportunity for participants to design and implement collaborative projects with the help of a Site Team and their host organization. With our partner organizations, we implement solutions that improve social, environmental, educational, and economic conditions at the community level..Contact: 517 Potrero Ave. Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94110 USA;,

Fundación Cabo San Francisco, Programa de Voluntarios, Casilla 17-15-73-B, Quito, Ecuador; 011-593-2-278 8061;, Volunteers accepted on projects in the northern province of Esmeraldas to conserve flora and fauna. Placements between 10 days and 3-plus months.

Fundación Jatun Sacha, Pasaje Eugenio de Santillán N34 248 y Maurián, Casilla 17-12-867, Quito, Ecuador; 011-593-2-243-2240;, Volunteer interns participate in research, plant conservation, agroforestry, etc. at 8 reserves in Amazonian Ecuador. Reserve fees including lodging and meals: see website for details.

Fundaciòn Proniño (“For The Children”) Barrio El Centro, Edificio Ecocentenario, El Progreso, Yoro, Honduras; tel./fax. 504-647-3424; (for volunteer enquiries); Runs two centers for street children based in El Progreso, Honduras.

God’s Child Project, P.O. Box 1573, Bismarck, ND 58502-1573; 701-255-7956; Provides an education for slum children in Antigua, Guatemala and uses short- and long-term volunteers and live with a local family after doing a Spanish course.

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti, P.O. Box 81046, Pittsburgh, PA 15217; 412-361-5200;; Work team projects use self-funding voluntary input to help at this Haitian hospital run by the Grant Foundation.

ICADS (Institute for Central American Development Studies), Dept. 826, P.O. Box 025216, Miami, Florida 33102-5216;; Study of the Spanish language and development issues combined with structured internships in Costa Rica and Nicaragua lasting a semester or a summer.

Iko Poran Association, Rua Dr. Julio Otoni, 571, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro (RJ), CEP: 20.241-400, Brazil; 011-55-21-2205-1365;, 250-300 volunteers over the age of 20 are assigned to various Brazilian development projects in Rio, Salvador, and Amazonia for 3-24 weeks.

International Academic Assistance Program, Av Matamoros 110 Ote, Col. Centro, Torreón, Coah, Mexico 27000; 011-52-871-716-9732; IAAP provides enthusiastic native speakers to teach English at technology institutes throughout Mexico. Candidates must speak Spanish and commit themselves to stay for 2 complete semesters from the end of January.

Interworld Internship Program (Interlatina Corp), Tucuman 1367 4 A, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina; 011-54-4371-8649 or in Miami 305-394–9807; Human resources company that sets up unpaid internships in Argentinean companies for students and graduates. Placements last 2-12 months.

Kiya Survivors, 38 Hove Park Villas, Hove, East Sussex BN3 6HG, U.K.; 011-44-1273-721092;, U.K.-based charity works with special needs children at two centers in Peru (Los Organos and Mancora). Volunteers stay for 2, 3, 4, or 6 months.

Maquipucuna Foundation, Inc., Baquerizo E9-153, P.O. Box 17-12-167, Quito, Ecuador. Fax. 011-593-2-250 7201. Also: c/o Inst. of Ecology, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-2202; 706-542-2923;; Cloud forest reserve, near Quito in Ecuador, accepts paying volunteers.

Mundo Verde Spanish School, Nueva Alta, 432-A Cusco, Peru; 011-51-84-221287;, Spanish school has links with development project in the rainforest and with many other voluntary projects to which students can be assigned (no fee).

Outward Bound Costa Rica,, offers summer internships to work in communications and programming to become a member of the educator team.

Rose Education Foundation, 1735 North State St., Provo, UT 84604; 801-319-4021;, Native English-speaking teachers work alongside local teachers in Guatemalan schools.

Subway Watersports, Brick Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras; 504-387-0579;; Internship working in a dive shop while training toward a professional PADI Divemaster.

Sunsail, TUI Marine - Human Resources, 93 N. Park Place Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33759; Recruit for vacancies in the Caribbean when available.

TeachingChile, Av. Vitacura 3355, Dept 113, Santiago; 720-221-3831 (U.S. phone number routes calls to Santiago office); fax. 775-206-1089 (U.S.);, English-speaking teachers placed, mainly university graduates.

Teach Peru, 13 Ebberston Terrace, Hyde Park, Leeds LS6 1AU, U.K.; 011-44-0113-275-8960;, Voluntary English teaching placements in the Andean city of Huaraz and at a bilingual school in Lima.

Tronwell S.A., Av. Apoquindo 4499, Piso 3, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile; 011-56-2-246-1040; Native speaking teachers employed for at least a year.

Volunteer Bolivia, Casilla Postal 2411, Cochabamba, Bolivia; fax. 413-828-8144;, Places volunteers of all ages in variety of volunteer positions (e.g. social services, teaching, medical) mainly in and around Cochabamba. lists “grass-roots, zero-cost volunteer work” opportunities in South America.

Youth Challenge International, 20 Maud St., Ste. 305, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2M5, Canada, 416-504-3370; Teams of volunteers aged 18-30 carry out community development projects lasting 5, 6, 8, or 10 weeks in Costa Rica and Guyana.

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