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SAS08 ARGENTINA Lomas de Zamora SOCI 01/02/2017 31/01/2018

Name of the Project: Nuevo Sol

Code: SAS08

Date: 1 February 31 January 

Location: Lomas de Zamora, La Matanza, Barrio Jose C. Paz, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Country: Argentina

Theme or type of Project: School support, recreational activities and help in the communicational area of the office.

Aims of the project: The organization aim to contribute to the prevention and resolution of the consequences of poverty, especially of child abandonment, by accompanying the community with his family in the discovery of development possibilities.

Project activities: The organization works in three centers in different areas of the city. Each center has its own activities with a range from computer classes and school support to recreational workshops (music, theatre, dance sports etc). The centers work with kids and adults.

Community context: They work in the south and west of the province of Buenos Aires in three different areas. 

Volunteer´s requirements

General Requirements

•               Intermediate Spanish level

•               Initiative to propose independent activities

•               Interest in learning about NGOs and social programs in Argentina

•               Sensitivity to social and economic problems

•               Flexibility to adapt to the NGO structure and way of working in South America

•               Teamwork

•               Creative character and motivation

•               Interest in youth development


Volunteer´s tasks:

*Work together with another volunteer in a pedagogical duo.

*Help in the daily activities: school support and workshops.

*They have the possibility to participate in every center and once a week they work in the communicational and administrative area of the main office in the city centre of Buenos Aires

Volunteers will have weekly meetings to discuss various topics in order to understand and complement their social intervention as volunteers. Besides, we aim to provide them with a complete social, historical, political and economic background.

There will be solidarity activities planned for all the volunteers to have common inter-exchanges, like festivals, workshops in schools, etc.

Host situation: Volunteers are hosted in the intercultural volunteer house with a capacity of up to 14 volunteers, kitchen, shared bathrooms, wi fi, shared rooms. It is located in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires.

Volunteers should be flexible to eat local food. We will provide them ingredients for cooking in the house. Be prepared to live in a communitarian environment!


Participation fee: € 360 (euros) per month. It covers food, accommodation, coordination and administration costs .