Spanish and Portuguese immersion programs in Latin America coupled with volunteer experience. We offer volunteer opportunities in the following fields: Healthcare, Environmental, Social Work, Education, Professional Internships.
Full Name: Amerispan Unlimited
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Participants must apply at least 2 months in advance. Commitments range from 2-12 months. Participants take 2-4 weeks of language class in country prior to volunteer work. You may choose the area or organization where you would like to volunteer. Participants will have a phone interview after their application is submitted. An in country orientation is given upon arrival.
Vary based on location and placement. Minimum age to apply is 18.
Some positions provide free room and board. Payment for the program is due in full at least 4 weeks in advance.
Web Site: www.amerispan.com
117 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Registration / Application
The application process is listed at the Amerispan web site.
The application is at http://www.amerispan.com/volunteer_intern/application.asp.
Participants must apply at least 2 months in advance.
History: Amerispan was established in 1993. They have sent over 15,000 people to study Spanish or Portuguese overseas and have sent over 500 Volunteers.
Current age range of advisors: 19 to 40 years
Current average advisor age: 26 years
Field Projects executed: 146 in 2001.
Advisors sent on field projects: 212 in 2001.
Amerispan currently has projects in 8 countries in 3 Regions (Central America: 2, North America: 1, South America: 5)
Our mission is to promote cultural awareness through study abroad for participants of all ages.