Work and Travel in South America

WORK IN SOUTH AMERICA ALL YEAR ROUND

Please edit this section to let travellers know what kinds of short term work is available in South America all year round. Mention skills that are in demand here more than other places. For example, if you can get some work as a translator in South America but if it is as hard as anywhere else, don't list it.

WORK & HOLIDAY VISA / PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR PAID WORK AND VOLUNTEERING IN SOUTH AMERICA

Please add an explanation backed up by links to government or wikipedia type pages that provide details on the visa need regarding getting short term work and volunteering in South America.

SEASONAL WORK IN SOUTH AMERICA

SPRING

What kinds of work are available in the spring time in South America. Remember to keep work that is all year round in the section above and not mention it again here.

SUMMER

Work that is needed by hosts in the summer in South America

AUTUMN

What kinds of work are there in South America in autumn? Maybe it's harvest time, but do people need the help of foreigners for either cheap labour or expertise? This is the kind of thing we need to know here.

WINTER

Skiing in South America - does it exist? Are there plenty of opportunities for people to get work in South America in the winter? What kind of skills are needed at this time of year? Please update this section and let fellow travellers know what you have learned if you have worked in South America in the winter or if you are a host and live here and can share your knowledge.

ATTITUDE TO FOREIGNERS WORKING IN SOUTH AMERICA

As this section is covering the whole continent of South America, one has to generalise, but, in general, what is the attitude? Are we all rich idiot tourists and if so, why on earth would we want to do some work? Or are we seen as western supremacists and viewed with suspicion? Let us know your thoughts and update them here.


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