Argentina Volunteer Programs – Volunteer Trips to Buenos Aires

Volunteer in Argentina - Project details

Buenos Aires Sports Program

Get to know our fascinating volunteer projects in Argentina. You can choose from various volunteer projects in San Izidro, very close to Buenos Aires. One of the most popular programs for volunteering is of course football coaching, where you can train a football team of young students in this great footballing nation. If you enjoy taking care of small children, you can also look after children in an orphanage. You can also teach English or volunteer for development projects in a community.

Argentina Volunteer Programs located in Buenos Aires

The volunteer programs in Argentina are located in Buenos Aires, a modern city characterized by colonial influences from Europe, which has a unique charm. More than a third of the country's 32 million inhabitants live in Buenos Aires.

It is a breathtaking city filled with lively street life: cafés, restaurants, windows decorated with flowers in the spring, and the inhabitants (porteños), who have preserved their traditions, humor and pride as true Argentines.

Volunteer Opportunities in Argentina: Read about the volunteer experiences!

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Accommodation & Meals

As a volunteer in Argentina you stay in a comfortable house in Martínez, a nice neighbourhood in the North of Buenos Aires.

The house is a classical antique house, on a big avenue close to the train station. You stay in shared rooms shared by six. The house has three complete bathrooms, lounge area, dinning area, a fully equipped kitchen and two fridges. It has free Wi-Fi, lockers, terrace and a nice garden.

Start and Duration

Projects in Buenos Aires start on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. You should arrive on Sundays.

You can choose to volunteer from 2 to 24 weeks.


Orientation takes place on Monday after the arrival date.

Volunteer Requirements

You must be at least 18 years old at the start of your placement. Exceptions can be made for under 18’s accompanied by a guardian or with a parental consent.

All volunteers must have adequate volunteer travel insurance and are required to provide a criminal background check to local staff on arrival in Argentina or during orientation. 

Language Requirements

Knowledge of basic Spanish is desired but not a pre-requisite. If you do not know any Spanish, we recommend that you take advantage of a very affordable Spanish course that our local team can arrange for you.


You will have a competent support and advices from the local team and project leaders. Someone will always be available in the case of any emergency. Please keep in mind that you are in a different country and should take some precautions to avoid exposing yourself to certain risks.

The local coordinators will give you all the information to have a safe and unforgettable experience.


Please Note:

  • The program fee is paid directly to the host organization.
  • All of the projects incur a registration fee of US$ 229.00 on top of the program fee.

Argentina Volunteer Program Fees

What is included in the program fee?

  • Airport Pickup
  • Orientation
  • Accommodation for all projects
  • Breakfast
  • Support from local staff & Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 support throughout your stay
  • In-country administration costs
  • Donation to support the local project

There are no hidden costs. These projects are the most affordable to volunteer in Argentina.

Iko Poran is an NGO based in a developing country. We are dedicated to helping you help others, at the lowest possible price. We are interested in making volunteering abroad more accessible so that more people can help do really important work.

Participants in our Argentina programs normally find US$200 to be sufficient for weekly expenses in the country.

The program fee should be paid to the host country and it is due 30 days before the project start date.

Want to become a Volunteer in Argentina?

Go ahead and fill out the application form.