Volunteering programs in Bilbao – Spain
Volunteering in Bilbao means having a great immersion in Spanish culture, southern Europe offers you incredible moments where you can improve your English and support different causes. In this volunteering in Spain you will live with other volunteers in the volunteer’s house,
You will be able to cooperate in any of the following 3 projects while meeting people and practicing your Spanish.
TEACHING ENGLISH TO DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN
Teaching English in Spain to more disadvantaged children will not only help you and make you feel very good, but you will also have the opportunity to practice your Spanish with them. It is very important that these young people generate learning to have greater opportunities in the future.
You can generate all kinds of activities with them to make teaching and empowerment more enjoyable, if you have a special ability, how could it be:
- Artistic actions
- Basic education
- Specialized English
- Talks about hygiene and nutrition
- Any skill
Any initiative ideas will be more than welcome during your volunteering in Spain. You will be helping the children to understand English, using the different methods and examples that you like.
These classes are totally free for children, offering them quality teaching along with the rest of your fellow volunteers who are doing volunteering in southern Europe.
DOG AND CAT RESCUE CENTER
You are an animal lover and animal abuse seems very unfair to you. If you chose this program in Northern. Spain, you will have the unique opportunity to care for dogs and cats and help them have a better life.
The project is located on the north coast of Bilbao, you will have plenty of scenarios in Spain while you can help with all kinds of tasks.
- Take them out for a walk and generate love
- Animal awareness
- Distribute food to abandoned animals
- Support with the sterilization days
- Help with the collection of funds and the center’s website
- Cleaning their rooms
In addition, due to their situation, it will allow you depending on the shift you choose morning or afternoon to be able enjoy activities related to nature, trekking, horseback riding, hiking or simply relaxing on the beaches of Spain.
CONSERVATION OF BEACHES AND MOUNTAINS
Although they are considered one of the best beaches in Spain, Unfortunately garbage is also generated, the same happens in the mountains.
Thousands of species of animals, both marine life and terrestrial life are threatened by these actions of the human being.
Thanks to your help, we will be able to raise awareness in the population to prevent so much garbage from being generated and help with cleaning it to improve air and water quality.
- Cleaning on the beaches
- Environmental awareness
- Cleaning on the mountains
All the ecological works will be done with special bags for recycling and preserving natura places.
REQUIREMENTS FOR YOUR VOLUNTEER IN SPAIN
- You must pass an interview to go to projects volunteering in Spain.
- Present the certificate of criminal record for social work.
- Volunteers must be tolerant, enthusiastic and have an open mind.
- Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
SPANISH CLASSES DURING YOUR VOLUNTEER IN BILBAO – NORTH OF SPAIN
You will have included two weeks of Spanish course, 20 hours per week with the volunteer program, it is very important to know not only the Spanish language, but also the culture and the reasons for things , a course accredited by the Cervantes Institute that will validate you wherever you go.
If when you finish your Spanish course, you need more hours of learning, you can create an extension of the courses are also held via Skype.
You will be able to choose a wide variety of courses, according to your needs, where the Spanish classes take place from Monday to Friday between 9:30 and 1:30 pm
- Spanish course general Spanish course
- Individual or group courses
- Course for teachers
The incorporation to the courses is every Monday, and we guarantee courses of 6 levels from A1 to C2, If you would like to continue you can include the afternoons where four levels are guaranteed from A1 to B2.
In addition, so that you can practice your level of Spanish with the rest of your colleagues and local staff in Spain, we offer free leisure activities:
- Movies and sports
- Cultural visits You
Will also have the opportunity to go out with native Spanish people, part of the volunteer staff and the Instituto de español
WHERE WILL I BE DURING MY VOLUNTEER IN BILBAO?
Allprojects volunteer in Bilbao, Spain take place in the same city. Depending on where you stay, you can walk or take the metro.
WHEN CAN I COLLABORATE IN THE VOLUNTEER PROJECTS IN NORTH OF SPAIN?
You can participate all year round in the programs volunteer in Bilbao – Spain:
- Teaching underprivileged children
- Animal rescue center
- Conservation of the environment
Collaboration from Monday to Friday divided into two shifts 10:30 to 1:30 or from 17:30 to 19:30 hours.
The projects are closed for:
- Day free local
- National holidays
- using the latter to get to know better the neighborhoods and towns of Northern Spain.
See specifications of schedules and arrival dates in prepare
ARRIBAL TO SPAIN
When you arrive at Bilbao Airport for your volunteering in northern Spain, the local coordinator will welcome you and take you to the volunteers’ accommodation.
You must arrive on a Monday, and depending on what time you arrive, the orientation will be carried out. You will be told in a general way the activities and basic rules of the project. Additionally, you will be oriented about places that you can visit in your free time.
We suggest that you consult with your medical advisor about the recommended vaccines for this region, also in most European countries vaccines are not mandatory .
REQUIREMENTS FOR COVID-19
- It is mandatory to present a PCR.
- Is mandatory to fill in the Health declaration form . It must be filled out before the trip or in the SpTH app. When filling it out, they will provide you with a QR that you must present when arriving in the country. It is only presented online.
The volunteers who participate in the volunteer programs in Bilbao (North of Spain) have a volunteer house
We will also be modifying updates in the homes and other types such as residences, hostels and family houses, so we will ask you to get in touch to see what situation the accommodation is in at this time.
Important note: Only volunteering and accommodation will only be allowed with a B2 with a demonstrating knowledge of the Spanish language and culture.
Important note: Only volunteering and accommodation will only be allowed with a B2 showing a knowledge of the Spanish language and culture.
Registration fee: € 150
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN VOLUNTEERING IN THE NORTH OF SPAIN?
Steps to sign up for volunteering in Bilbao.