Volunteer in Latin America for a Summer, Semester or Year! (AMIGOS)


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


AMIGOS Works in Latin America: Panama,DR, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Costa RicaHouston, TX 77027


AMIGOS is a true immersion, cultural exchange, and leadership experience.Our summer programs range from two to eight weeks in length in nine different locations throughout Central and South America.

As a Summer Program participant, you’ll collaborate on community-led service projects and practice your Spanish while building meaningful relationships that bridge borders.

As a Gap Program participant, you’ll live in Ecuador for semester or year-long programs and intern with local partner agencies.

AMIGOS offers the independence to shape your own experience while supported by dedicated in-country leadership teams and our 24/7 On-Call Emergency Management System. As an AMIGOS volunteer you will:

  • Live like a localwith a host family
  • Earn 30+ service hourseach week
  • Improve your Spanish
  • Participate inhands-on training
  • Develop your resumeand leadership skills
  • Have the adventure of a lifetime


  • People Skills
  • Spanish

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-9 weeks (summer), a semester or an academic year
  • Program fee

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