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Amerispan

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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Programs

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.

Qualifications

Vary based on location and placement. Minimum age to apply is 18.

Financial Arrangements

Some positions provide free room and board. Payment for the program is due in full at least 4 weeks in advance.

Contact Information

Web Site: www.amerispan.com

E-Mail: info@amerispan.com

Address:
117 South 17th Street
Suite 1401
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA

Phone: 800-879-6640

Fax: 215-751-1986

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.

Stats

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.

Regional Activitiy: Amerispan currently has projects in 8 countries in 3 Regions (Central America: 2, North America: 1, South America: 5)

Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote cultural awareness through study abroad for participants of all ages.
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