Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) hosts programs for young adults to volunteer abroad. AMIGOS' volunteer opportunities focus on youth leadership training and community development in Latin America.
Founded in 1965 and based in Houston, Texas, AMIGOS has 25 chapters throughout the United States and a network of 25,000 alumni. Our programs take place in the United States, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
Our mission is to inspire and build young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences.
Our vision is a world where each young person becomes a life-long catalyst for social change.