Volunteer Opportunities in Argentina

About Destination and Volunteer Opportunities


Argentina is a country that covers the southern part of South America. It is the eighth-largest country in the world and the second-largest country in South America. It encompasses deserts, tundra and forests, as well as the Andes, rivers, ocean shoreline and impressive waterfalls, such as Iguazu Falls, which is surrounded by lush rainforest and stunning views.

Buenos Aires, the national capital, is a modern cosmopolitan centre. Spanish is the official language of Argentina. The Argentine Spanish has its own unique accent and expressions. Argentina is captivating with its nature and culture, and is the home of tango and many football lovers.

Advice before volunteering in Argentina

Although they will speak English in the touristy areas of Argentina, it would still be useful to learn some basic Spanish phrases. This will also help you to form a positive connection with the local community. Learning about some of the customs will benefit you as well, though you will also discover more when you arrive.

You will need to familiarise yourself with the local currency (Argentine peso) and the exchange rate to your currency.

Ensure you have a functional method of communication while in Argentina. You may need to get a local sim card.

Is it safe to volunteer in Argentina?

Argentina is considered to be a safe volunteer destination. However, as with many urban areas, there are pickpockets, so exercise caution when carrying valuables. It is also wise to ensure you have a working method of communication at all times.

Requirements to volunteer in Argentina

In order to volunteer in Argentina, you must be 18+, have at least proficient English, have a valid passport and have travel insurance.


Discover volunteer opportunities in Argentina. Freepackers works with two associations in Buenos Aires and Cordoba. They manage and support social missions in disadvantaged neighbourhoods as well as missions for the protection of animals and the environment. Discover Argentina’s culture and join a volunteer project.

Join a volunteering program in Argentina!

infos pratiques


Stays for less than 90 days do not require a visa.


Please check with your doctor or travel clinic in regards to the vaccinations you need for your project destination. You can also check the pasteur institute for the up-to-date health recommendation per destination at


Travel insurance is compulsory to study or volunteer abroad. Please contact a specialised insurance company or your bank to contract a travel insurance before you go.