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Heading to Coclé, Panama? Meet your Project Director!


Heading to Coclé, Panama? Meet your Project Director! Hola a [email protected]! My name is Natalia Dellavalle, and I will be your Project Director in Coclé,…

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Palmares, Costa Rica: Meet Your Project Director!


Palmares, Costa Rica: Meet Your Project Director! Hi everyone! My name is Derek Schadel and I’m from Findlay, Ohio. I’m passionate about culture, social and economic inclusion, education, and Colombian tinto (coffee)! I hold…

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Survey in the Andes


Survey in the Andes   Adam is currently living in Cuenca, Ecuador, where he works for AMIGOS as the Gap Program Coordinator. Before moving to…

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Guaira, Paraguay Field Notes Archive


Guaira, Paraguay Field Notes Archive Click here to read stories from the field from our Guaira, Paraguay project.  

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Discover AMIGOS Nicaragua Field Notes Archive


Discover AMIGOS Nicaragua Field Notes Archive 2017 was our first year to do the Discover AMIGOS program! Click here to read notes from the field…

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Chimborazo, Ecuador Field Notes Archive


Chimborazo, Ecuador Field Notes Archive AMIGOS has a year-round presence in Ecuador. We run summer volunteer programs as well as a gap year and semester…

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Barranquilla, Colombia Field Notes Archive


Barranquilla, Colombia Field Notes Archive Click here to see older field notes from our Barranquilla, Colombia project.

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Azuero, Panama Field Notes Archive


Azuero, Panama Field Notes Archive AMIGOS has been working in Panama for years. Click here to see older field notes from Azuero.

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Coclé, Panama Field Notes Archive


Coclé, Panama Field Notes Archive AMIGOS has been running summer volunteer programs in Coclé, Panama for many years. Click here to read field notes from earlier…

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New AMIGOS job opportunity! We have a full-time job opening for the role of Donor Research and Database Specialist. This position can be remote, or based out of Houston, TX or Oakland, CA.

The Donor Research & Database Specialist will serve as the "engine room" of the fund development department ensuring that donors' and prospects' information is up to date and that the team is engaging and stewarding donors in a strategic and timely manner.

Apply today and start you career with AMIGOS!🌎 For the full job description, visit the link in our bio. 
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New AMIGOS job opportunity! We have a full-time job opening for the role of Donor Research and Database Specialist. This position can be remote, or based out of Houston, TX or Oakland, CA.

The Donor Research & Database Specialist will serve as the "engine room" of the fund development department ensuring that donors' and prospects' information is up to date and that the team is engaging and stewarding donors in a strategic and timely manner.

Apply today and start you career with AMIGOS!🌎 For the full job description, visit the link in our bio.
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#hiring #nonprofitjobs #houstonjobs #oaklandjobs #texasjobs #californiajobs #joinourteam
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Join us for our last round of AMIGOS info sessions this January!

Learn more about our summer programs and have all your questions answered by our friendly staff. RSVP today at amigosinternational.org/online-info-sessions or by visiting the link in our bio!
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Join us for our last round of AMIGOS info sessions this January!

Learn more about our summer programs and have all your questions answered by our friendly staff. RSVP today at amigosinternational.org/online-info-sessions or by visiting the link in our bio!
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How can you make 2022 the best year yet?

#2: Do something new! Doing something different, even if it's just trying a brand new food or visiting a park you've never seen, can benefit your brain and make you feel refreshed.

With AMIGOS, you'll be seeing new places, meeting new people, trying new food, and even speaking a new language!🇨🇷🇵🇦🇪🇨
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How can you make 2022 the best year yet?

#2: Do something new! Doing something different, even if it's just trying a brand new food or visiting a park you've never seen, can benefit your brain and make you feel refreshed.

With AMIGOS, you'll be seeing new places, meeting new people, trying new food, and even speaking a new language!🇨🇷🇵🇦🇪🇨
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How can you make 2022 the best year yet? We'll be sharing with you some tips throughout these weeks to help you make the most out of the year!

Starting with: set goals!📝 Write them down, say them aloud, or even journal about them. We're more likely to accomplish our goals if we come up with a strategic plan that makes us feel excited and inspired. Want to improve your Spanish? Learn how to play a new instrument? Find an internship, job, or service opportunity?

Open up your notebook or journal and start planning away!

How can you make 2022 the best year yet? We'll be sharing with you some tips throughout these weeks to help you make the most out of the year!

Starting with: set goals!📝 Write them down, say them aloud, or even journal about them. We're more likely to accomplish our goals if we come up with a strategic plan that makes us feel excited and inspired. Want to improve your Spanish? Learn how to play a new instrument? Find an internship, job, or service opportunity?

Open up your notebook or journal and start planning away!
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Hear directly from our supporters! Arjun and his daughter Alice both did AMIGOS, with three decades separating their summer programs. Learn a little bit more about their AMIGOS experiences and Arjun's donor testimony by revisiting their story capsule! Link in bio🎧

Thank you Chatterjee family for supporting our mission!

To hear more from our supporters, visit amigosinternational.org/support-amigos.
*The opinions expressed in this interview do not represent the official opinions or views of Amigos de las Américas.

Hear directly from our supporters! Arjun and his daughter Alice both did AMIGOS, with three decades separating their summer programs. Learn a little bit more about their AMIGOS experiences and Arjun's donor testimony by revisiting their story capsule! Link in bio🎧

Thank you Chatterjee family for supporting our mission!

To hear more from our supporters, visit amigosinternational.org/support-amigos.
*The opinions expressed in this interview do not represent the official opinions or views of Amigos de las Américas.
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AMIGOS is hiring! We're very excited to partner with @AmeriCorps VISTA once again and expand our organizational capacity this year.🙌

Learn more about the AmeriCorps Program and the applications by visiting the link in our bio!

🌎 Our Openings:
Storytelling Associate (Houston, TX)
This role will support the marketing team with content development, storytelling, and relationship building. 

Fund Development Associate (Houston, TX)
This role will help expand fundraising capacity to support the continued operation and expansion of our programs for U.S. students and our programs in the United States. 

Alumni Engagement Associate (Houston, TX)
This role will help launch AMIGOS first formal alumni engagement program by coordinating activities outlined on the 2022-2024 Alumni Engagement workplan. 

Program Associate (Denver, CO)
This role will help expand the capacity of the program team through designing, implementing, and evaluating key projects begun under the 1st year of this project. 

Program Training Associate (Denver, CO)
This role will build the capacity of the programs team by supporting processes to train volunteers to do community service work and via coordinating direct service work for local chapter networks. 

Operations Associate (Chicago, IL)
This role will increase capacity of volunteer chapter boards. In addition to making AMIGOS programming more accessible to local students, chapter board members build community, engage their local network, and create professional development and volunteer opportunities. 
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AMIGOS is hiring! We're very excited to partner with @AmeriCorps VISTA once again and expand our organizational capacity this year.🙌

Learn more about the AmeriCorps Program and the applications by visiting the link in our bio!

🌎 Our Openings:
Storytelling Associate (Houston, TX)
This role will support the marketing team with content development, storytelling, and relationship building.

Fund Development Associate (Houston, TX)
This role will help expand fundraising capacity to support the continued operation and expansion of our programs for U.S. students and our programs in the United States.

Alumni Engagement Associate (Houston, TX)
This role will help launch AMIGOS first formal alumni engagement program by coordinating activities outlined on the 2022-2024 Alumni Engagement workplan.

Program Associate (Denver, CO)
This role will help expand the capacity of the program team through designing, implementing, and evaluating key projects begun under the 1st year of this project.

Program Training Associate (Denver, CO)
This role will build the capacity of the programs team by supporting processes to train volunteers to do community service work and via coordinating direct service work for local chapter networks.

Operations Associate (Chicago, IL)
This role will increase capacity of volunteer chapter boards. In addition to making AMIGOS programming more accessible to local students, chapter board members build community, engage their local network, and create professional development and volunteer opportunities.
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Meet Zyro, our Training Manager at AMIGOS! Check out this fun video highlighting some of our unforgettable experiences from last summer. Spots for summer 2022 are filling up fast - so now is the time to apply! We can’t wait to see you this summer!🌎

Learn more and apply by visiting the link in our bio.
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#volunteerabroad #internationaleducation #servicelearning #youthempowerment #youthleadership #highschoolspanish #apspanish #communityservice #summerprograms #highschoolsummerprograms #highschoolvolunteering #spanishimmersion #middleschoolsummerprograms

Meet Zyro, our Training Manager at AMIGOS! Check out this fun video highlighting some of our unforgettable experiences from last summer. Spots for summer 2022 are filling up fast - so now is the time to apply! We can’t wait to see you this summer!🌎

Learn more and apply by visiting the link in our bio.
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#volunteerabroad #internationaleducation #servicelearning #youthempowerment #youthleadership #highschoolspanish #apspanish #communityservice #summerprograms #highschoolsummerprograms #highschoolvolunteering #spanishimmersion #middleschoolsummerprograms
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