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La Casita del Quirquincho - Volunteer in a Soup Kitchen, La Rioja, Argentina

Program Duration

9-12 Week


This project is an excellent choice for volunteers with an intermediate level of Spanish who would like to work helping disadvantaged children and/or assisting with their education. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age - if a US citizen, the volunteers must be 19.


  • Spanish

Program Fees Include:

Included in the program fee:

* Application processing, interview and pre-departure orientation in home country
* Pick up at the international airport and transfer to host family
* Orientation (country, family life, project) and language evaluation at our offices
* 30 hours of one-on-one Spanish lessons with materials and assistance as to activities in Buenos Aires
* Sleeper bus transfer to and from host community
* Emergency support system
* Placement and follow up of the project
* Contribution / donation to the volunteer project
* Family accommodations with meals during full program unless otherwise requested
* Transfer to airport for departure if you choose to leave the country directly after the program ends

Not included in the program

1. International airfare to Buenos Aires
2. Optional activities
3. Transportation during homestays and during the project
4. Medical accident insurance (obligatory)
5. Personal expenses
6. Lunches are not included during the homestay in Buenos Aires Monday through Friday

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Youth

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Written Application