Volunteer for an agricultural project (farm) in Chaco, Argentina



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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    Ecological Farm in Puerto Tirol, Chaco - Argentina only 15 km from the capital, Resistencia. Run by a family who are looking for volunteers to help carry out the project by helping with maintaining the land, taking care of the animals and helping out with general tasks involving farming. We have a small amount of animals including pigs, sheep, chickens, ducks, etc. We would like this to be a nature-loving, self-sustainable environment and we are searching for others who believe in this philosophy and would like to share this experience with us!
    Volunteers will be provided with two shared meals per day, and a Guest house with kitchen space (refrigerator included) and bathroom (shower included).
    Because of the nature of our work, we need all volunteers to be committed to staying with us for at least 15 days.
    Our family is composed of Beto, Graciela, Juan Manuel, Veronica, Genaro and our pets "El Negro" y Laguna
    The surrounding area: Resistencia is the closest capitol city (of Chaco). There you can find many places to shop and eat. Corrientes (18 km from Resistencia) is a larger/older city (400 years old), easily accessible by bus from Resistencia. Corrientes is a nice place to visit on the weekends! Here you have beaches (along the paraná river), a beautiful "costanera" path (alongside the river), restaurants, live music, boutiques and many historical/cultural places to sight-see! Currently Corrientes is hosting the famous "chamamé" festival, folk music from Brazil, Paraguay and northern Argentina until January 29th.

    If you decide to stay with us, we would be more than willing to pick you up from the airport or bus station (Corrientes or Resistencia).
    For any further questions feel free to send us an email! We would be happy to hear from you and we hope to meet you soon!

    Granja ecológica Ubicada en Puerto tirol , Chaco - Argentina a solo 15 km de la capital, Resistencia. Iniciada por una familia que busca voluntarios para llevar adelante el proyecto, colaborando con el mantenimiento de la huerta y cuidado de los animales así como también otras actividades de la granja. Tenemos animales menores como chanchos, ovejas, gallinas, patos, etc.
    Queremos que este sea un espacio auto sustentable, amigable con la naturaleza, por lo que buscamos a gente que comparta esta filosofía y quieran compartir con nosotros sus experiencias.
    Los voluntarios contaran con 2 comidas diarias Almuerzo y cena, alojamiento en casa de huespedes con cosina heladera incluida y baño con ducha.
    Por las características de nuestro trabajo , necesitamos gente que este dispuesta a permanecer al menos 15 días con nosotros.
    Nuestra Familia se compone por Beto, Graciela, Juan Manuel, Veronica, Genaro y nuestras mascotas El negro y Laguna.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The volunteers will have the opportunity to experience the culture and traditional customs of northern Argentina as well as its natural vegetation. They will learn how to produce their own food, how to tend to the land, how to take proper care of the animals and how to cook the regional cuisine.

    Los voluntarios, podrán conocer la cultura y costumbres del norte Argentino y la flora nativa. Aprenderán a producir sus propios alimentos y colaborar con el cuidado del medio ambiente, practicas de cuidado de animales menores, y la cocina regional.

  • Help


    General maintenance of the facilities, taking care of the animals, gardening work and helping with the production of preserves and baked goods.

    Mantenimiento de la huerta y cuidado de los animales, mantenimiento general de las instalaciones, tareas de jardinería, elaboración de conservas y panificados.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Español/Spanish - Inglés/English

  • Accommodation


    Guest house, with kitchen / bathroom and room

    Casa de huespedes, con espacio comun cocina/ baño, y habitacion

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located at 15 km from Resistencia. Means of transport include: public bus and catching a ride with any of us when we go to and from the city. The nearest town to us is only 2 km away (Puerto Tirol). There is also a small shop at the end of our road (300 meters away) which has food and snacks available for purchase.

    Estamos a 15 km de resistencia. Medio de transporte Colectivo interurbano, ademas vamos y venimos constantemente con nuestros vehículos. Pueblo mas cercano Puerto Tirol a solo 2km, kiosco- proveduria a 300 mtrs.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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