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Seattle Chapter

Board of Directors Seeks New Members

The Seattle Chapter of AMIGOS is currently recruiting new board members for 2014-2015.  Click here for details.

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After the Amazon page opens, we encourage you to save it as a bookmark for easy access, and encourage you to spread the word to your family and friends to buy on Amazon through that link, too!

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*Note: This program is different than Amazon Smile - we actually get more money if you click through our banner every time you shop!

Are you interested in volunteering in the summer of 2015?

Click on the Volunteer tab for all information about applying through the Seattle Chapter.  We train and fundraise together to prepare you to volunteer on the Summer Experience projects (high school and college students).

The Seattle Chapter, chartered in 1970, has sent 1,000+ AMIGOS volunteers from the Puget Sound area to Latin America.

If you are a Seattle Area resident and would like to apply through our chapter or receive additional information, click the Volunteer button or contact recruiting@seattleamigos.org.

The Seattle Chapter of Amigos de las Américas prepares teens and young adults from Seattle and surrounding areas for full-immersion cultural exchange and community service summer projects in Latin America. We are seeking to inspire and build young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences. 

The Seattle Chapter is one of 26 nationwide chapters of AMIGOS. Each fall, we invite qualified high school and college students, 16 years and older, to join our training program, where we prepare them for a summer of service in Latin America.  To learn about the summer programs our Trainees volunteer on, click here.  Although these programs are made up from volunteers from around the USA, make sure to apply and train with your local chapter!

This summer our Volunteers will be living with host families throughout Latin America.  They will be leading service projects developed in consultation with the local residents. The projects will range from health and hygiene programs for kids, to environmental and nutritional programs, to working in national parks.

Upcoming Events

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.

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