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AMIGOS DE LAS AMERICAS - Austin Chapter
August 18, 2011

The Austin Chapter of AMIGOS is a dedicated group of volunteer board members. Every year they recruit, train and send high school students to Latin America, and they change lives, not only in Latin America, but in the youth who return to the states.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I was a Volunteer with AMIGOS 12 years ago, in high school, and it changed my life.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Increase our ability to send more Volunteers.

MY ROLE:
Board Member & I am helping to recruit high school volunteers and leverage our network of alumni to increase donations.

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AMIGOS DE LAS AMERICAS
August 18, 2011

A great organization with an all Volunteer board, who work hard and are dedicated to the mission.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

AMIGOS Chicago North Chapter saw my potential as a young high school student and gave me leadership training and placed me in a challenging, yet safe and structured, environment in a couple Latin American countries, where my worldview was expanded.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

give them a full time staff member.

More feedback

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

How did you find this group?

through my high school spanish class.

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

it taught me to overcome obstacles and to take responsibility for my life and others'.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
Client Served & International Volunteer.