Our health screening process ensures that a health practitioner reviews any challenges you may have over the course of the summer. Through this process they may also speak with you and your family about how to best handle allergies or medications in the field.Setting Participants Up For Success
Support in Latin America is important, but how you prepare is just as vital to a successful summer. AMIGOS provides pre-departure training in all areas of health and safety, either in virtual or in-person formats, and provides resources for continued support.Prepare to Succed
An important tool we have developed in our 50 years of conducting programs in Latin America is our list of standards. We hold all staff and participants to these standards throughout their AMIGOS participation, which rises our level of professionalism in all projects, while ensuring that all our Amigos can have a safe experienceStandards of Personal Conduct and Community Behavior
We check in on your physical and mental health once a week, and have the mental health resources and support in place for whatever comes up. This includes a 24/7 on call Mental Health Coordinator who helps our staff set up plans for our participants.A Wholesome Approach
Our 24/7 On Call system includes ten different experts, ranging from Infectious Disease to Pediatrics. Backing this system up is our Travel Guard insurance policy that covers all staff and participants while in Latin America.
We know how to keep you healthy in rural communities across Latin America. With policies and prevention methods relating to food, mosquitoes, and animals AMIGOS covers all bases to make sure you are able to achieve all of your goals this summer.Unmatched Experience