Mente Argentina- Medical/Public Health Volunteer Program

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Program Description

Volunteer in some of the best clinics, hospitals, and research institutions in Buenos Aires. You will be aiding in patient care and assisting nursing staff. Volunteers will be expected to gather data as they investigate community and clinical health issues such as pandemics and rare diseases.

Volunteers will be given the opportunity to watch surgeries and participate in rounds with the staff. They will also assist with public health outreach initiatives and education. Learn more about the field of international health as you build your experience, increase your network, and work on your teamwork.

Volunteers will be impressed by how quickly their Spanish skills improve as they are immersed in the local language and culture. Volunteers can also choose to enroll in an intensive language course from Mente Argentina.


1. Help in every stage of the process of applying as well as pre-departure, which includes personalized support for volunteer placement

2. Housing is in Buenos Aires' best districts such as Palermo, Barrio Norte, Belgrano, and Recoleta

3. Establish an understanding of the Latin American culture while deepening international awareness

4. Pursue a unified goal along with other participants and community members

5. Excellent opportunity for current or recent students who are committed to health education or professionals looking for a short term program


No previous experience required
Optimal for those who are recent or current students in the healthcare field

Volunteer Types

What`s Included

* Customized volunteer placement that specifically meets your needs and goals
* Accommodation in a Shared Apartment located in Palermo, Barrio Norte or Recoleta - All utilities included: Electricity, water, gas, maid service, linens and towels, Wi-Fi Internet, building taxes, city taxes, cable TV, line telephone
* Advice & Assistance with Visa Requirements: We will advise you on what to bring, how to apply, what to expect and we will help you during the entire process.
* Welcome Package: On your arrival you will receive the Mente Argentina welcome package containing the Mente Argentina bag, Mente Argentina welcome guide, a mate, maps, cell Phone, city guide and much more!
* Airport Pick up and Drop off: Your program coordinator will be waiting for you at the accommodation to brief you about the program.
* Free Cell Phone: USD 50 Security Deposit is required
* Free Gym Membership
* 24 hr. On-Site Support: We are here to help you in case you need us!

* Activities included in the program fee (at no extra charge):

- Buenos Aires City Tour
- Tigre and Delta Tour
- La Boca, San Telmo & Puerto Madero Tour
- Tango Lessons
- La Bomba Percussion show
- Buenos Aires Pub Crawl
- Buenos Aires Graffiti
- Mente Argentina Nights & Many More

Program Locations

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Program Details

  • Argentina: Buenos Aires
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks, 3-6 months
English, Spanish
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