Who we are

Who we are

We define ouselves as community builders. A community builder is someone who, instead of offering provisional help, gets to know a community and its people, its weaknesses and strengths. In this way, we build a strong relationship with each community. A relationship that lasts a life time.

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What we do

What we do

Our mission is to empower and connect local organizations to promote improvement for the whole community and take a unified approach to community development. We also aim to create a network between volunteers and local organizations in order to foster an exchange of culture and ideas which can help both to grow in different ways.

 

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Our Projects

Our Projects

The organizations and communities where we work are the main pillars of Voluntario Global. Together with local organizations, we determine our objectives and the type of volunteer we need. Put simply, Voluntario Global could not exist without the organizations, as we work together for their development and growth.

 

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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

All coordinators play a vital part in the running of Voluntario Global. Our core of coordinators is small and each has a specific role in order to keep the organization moving forward.

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How to Apply

How to Apply

As we want to know our volunteers a little before arriving in the city, we ask them to fill in our Application Form. This only takes 2 minutes and dates can also be approximate, as we may suggest a change. If you have questions, you can always write an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before completing the form.

 

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Volunteer Reviews

Volunteer Reviews

All volunteers want to share their experience so others like them learn what it feels like to volunteer with our organization. So here are the latest reviews from our past volunteers.

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Community Builder Grant

Community Builder Grant

If you're planning to volunteer abroad in Buenos Aires this year, here's your chance! Apply for a Community Builder Grant with Voluntario Global and get a USD500 credit to use in one of our long term programs. Applications are now open to volunteer with us in 2018! 

 

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The Volunteer Blog

Let’s talk about soft skills: Critical Thinking (COVID-19 special edition)

Let’s talk about soft skills: Critical Thinking (COVID-19 special edition)

What do we understand for critical thinking? It is the ability to engage in reflective and independent thinking. Critical thinking implicates analyzing, evaluating and processing information.

Evane et Marina: Notre première expérience à Buenos Aires

Evane et Marina: Notre première expérience à Buenos Aires

Salut ! Nous sommes Evane et Marina, deux étudiantes françaises de 21 ans en école de commerce qui vivent à Paris. Pour notre deuxième semestre d’échange à l’international, nous avons décidé de réaliser une mission humanitaire au sein de l’ONG Voluntario Global, qui est une organisation à but non lucratif situé à Buenos Aires en Argentine.

Let’s talk about soft skills: Flexibility (COVID-19 special edition)

Let’s talk about soft skills: Flexibility (COVID-19 special edition)

Being flexible is understood as the ability to adapt to new environments and sudden changes. Being flexible is to face challenges without panicking, to face these situations with an open mind. It is about reflecting on the context and act according to it.

Evane and Marina: Their experience volunteering in Argentina

Evane and Marina: Their experience volunteering in Argentina

Hi, we are Evane and Marina, 21 years old, two French students in business living in Paris (France), and we decided to realize our exchange year in Buenos Aires (Argentina) during our second semester.

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Non Profit in Argentina

Non Profit in Argentina

What do you learn as a volunteer in the Soup Kitchen Project?⠀ When helping at the Soup Kitchen, you learn to appreciate the value of the small things, how to truly connect with people and the power that these relationships can have on your life and the lives of others, on the communities and the future. It doesn’t matter where you’re from, what language you speak, what kind of house you live in or what kind of job you have. In the end, we are all human and we get so mixed up in focussing on other unimportant aspects that we forget that deep down we’re all the same. You will realise that even the smallest thing you do, can make someone else's day.⠀ ⠀ Apply for this project: http://bit.ly/2SVOV5U⠀ ⠀ #CommunityVolunteer #VolunteerAbroad #HelpArgentina #SoupKitchen #Volunteering #ServiceLearning #SoftSkills #CommunityBuilding

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Non Profit in Argentina

Non Profit in Argentina

LAST CROP OF THE SEASON On Saturday, we, the members of @comunidadpacheco, reunited to close the workshop that began last spring. While we shared a snack, we introduced the new coordinators who will accompany us in our projects throughout this year. In addition, we continued with the debate and reflection on why we consider an agro-ecological perspective in our gardens and in our national productive model to be of the utmost importance. We ended the day with the last harvest of the season, which we distributed among everyone present, based on the knowledge of community work and the land. #communityworkshop #agroecologicalfarming #foodsovereignty #righttofood #healthydiet #communitygarden #workingtogether #produceyourownfood #eatyourgeens #choosewhatyoueat #sustainableagriculture #sustainableliving #sustainablepractices #organicfarming #communitybuilding?#volunteercommunity #communityservice #buildcommunity

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Non Profit in Argentina

Non Profit in Argentina

Let’s talk about soft skills: #Assertiveness??? By Milena Sapey⠀ ⠀ While hard skills are mostly related to formal education and training, soft skills tend to develop with experience. Soft skills are deeply linked to your personality, the way you communicate and bond with others.⠀ ⠀ So, what does it mean to be Assertive?⠀ ⠀ According to the Cambridge Dictionary, someone assertive behaves confidently and is not frightened to say what they want or believe. But assertiveness also involves respecting others' opinions and toughts.⠀ ⠀ Someone assertive distances himself from a passive position without having aggressive behavior. Assertiveness is to find the balance to stand up for yourself and your belief, without slip past other people's feelings and ideas. Therefore, to become more assertive is important to:⠀ ⠀ -Be open-minded⠀ -Be an active listener⠀ -Be confident about yourself⠀ -Learn how to express your emotions⠀ -Be able to admit mistakes and to recognize others⠀ -Acknowledge differences and learn to respect them⠀ ⠀ What better way to do it than leaving your comfort zone?⠀ https://buff.ly/3bRCCPo

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VOLUNTARIO GLOBAL

Voluntario Global helps local communities by being available to discuss anything that local organizations need, and offering ideas for further change and development.
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CONTACT

Location: General Pacheco. Buenos Aires. Argentina
Email: jfranco@voluntarioglobal.org

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