Coach, Train and Play Sports in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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30 people
14 days
Code: ARVSC1
Activity and Adventure, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Rugby, Sports Coaching, Tennis, Volunteering Abroad
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Argentina is at the forefront of sporting success in South America. Great achievement continues in a range of sports spanning traditional team games such as football, rugby and hockey, with conquests coming from world championship and regional tournaments, through to other successes arising from the less traditional individual sports such as tennis, boxing and cycling. Argentinians pride themselves on their sporting prowess, especially when it comes to football, so by taking part in this placement you will have an Argentinean sporting experience of a life time in your chosen sport.

As well as having the unique opportunity to become a member of a sports team in Buenos Aires, you will also have the chance to coach your chosen sport to children from local schools, clubs or slum communities as part of our amazing volunteer project.

Sports available in football/soccer, hockey, rugby, tennis, baseball, basketball and swimming.

All programs start every Monday of the year. You can arrive at the airport on a Saturday or Sunday to receive a free airport collection service. We'll supply you with full details when you book.

You can come for any period from 2 weeks plus. There will be an additional charge for each extra week you want to come, so please get in touch to find out more.

Note: some National holidays may disrupt activities.

Accommodation and Food
Our accommodation in Buenos Aires is known as “Casa Pichincha”, that in Spanish means home. It is close to all amenities with the closest shops and mini market less than a 5 minute walk away. The accommodation comprises of mostly dorm rooms, housing from 2 to 5 people per room. There are single rooms that can be requested at an extra rate (one with en-suite). Each room is equipped with lockers, drawers and shelves as well as lockable doors. All bathrooms are shared and are split by gender.

Breakfast is provided as part of our service but there is also a kitchen for you to store and prepare your own food. There is a dining room and lounge, equipped with TV and Wifi. There is also table tennis and a patio for barbeques helping you unwind after your day.

All communal areas of the facility are cleaned daily and bedding is washed once per week. The accommodation is very secure with security cams 24/7, lockable buildings and rooms and a night security guard.

Travel and Adventure in Argentina
Argentina is well-known for its amazing diversity of landscapes and also its vast extension from North to South. It is not by chance that it has become a very popular career break travel destination over the last few years. You will get ample opportunities to head out of Buenos Aires and explore the local area at weekends. A popular activity is to visit a farm on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and discover the beauty of the surrounding landscapes while getting to know local villagers!

There are plenty of things to do in Buenos Aires; from attending tango sessions to experiencing a traditional Argentine steak. Lets us know if you can finish it! It is a cosmopolitan and cultural city which has been developing over recent years. The so called Paris of South America gives its name to historical buildings and impressive palaces. Therefore, if you love sports and would also like to experience a taste of an interesting and colourful culture then Buenos Aires is a must-visit!

Upon arrival in Argentina you will automatically be granted a 90-day tourist visa. If you are from The United States, Canada, or Australia, you will have to pay a reciprocal fee upon arrival. See the visa information webpage for your respective countries.

In-Country Staff
Your safety and enjoyment is extremely important to us. That’s why we have dedicated in-country teams to look after you throughout your placement. Our staff live nearby, can be reached 24-hours a day and will check-in with you throughout your placement to ensure everything is running smoothly and you are happy in your new environment.

24-Hour Emergency Support
In addition to our in-country staff, you will benefit from our international support network. You will be given emergency contact details before you leave which you can call in the event of a crisis. We are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Accommodation, breakfast, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country and UK, pre-departure advice and access to a personalised travel centre full of extra information to help you be well prepared for the trip.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa (if required), Lunch and Dinner, Spanish Lessons, Vaccinations, Placement Transport or Personal Spending Money.