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Art Therapy Program in Spain

  • Europe, Spain, Bilbao
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  • Duration : 2 to 24 Weeks

Program Highlights

  • Explore a new culture and community
  • Immerse yourself in the local lifestyle
  • Experience the beauty and charm of the location
  • Opportunity to travel during free time and weekends
  • Make memories and create lifelong friendships
  • Design activities and explore the world of art
  • Connect with local artists and program staff
  • Assist individuals with special needs in overcoming challenges
  • Enhance Spanish language skills through optional courses

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals:

Good Health and Well-being Quality Education

This program is ideal for

Compassionate and empathetic individuals who have a genuine passion for helping people with special needs. Volunteers with a creative and artistic inclination, coupled with a desire to learn and develop art techniques, will find this program particularly fulfilling. Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and a willingness to collaborate with others are essential traits for volunteers who would love to participate in this program.

Discover the Ultimate Art Therapy Volunteer Program in Spain. Instituto Hemingway's Volunteer Art Therapy Program in Spain offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for individuals seeking to live and work as volunteers in this culturally rich country. Immerse yourself in Spain's vibrant culture while contributing to social institutions.

Volunteering not only broadens your professional and personal horizons but also provides an up-close experience of Spanish culture. Improve your proficiency in the Spanish language and broaden your personal and professional horizons by establishing connections within a worldwide community of friends.

Our volunteer program welcomes a wide spectrum of candidates, including students, graduates, retirees, and professionals with an open eagerness for fresh experiences and meaningful interactions with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

While having a basic grasp of Spanish is suggested, we also extend a warm invitation to those who are proficient in English.

Join our volunteer program and play a significant role in making a positive impact by providing assistance in a school catering to individuals with special needs. Your responsibilities will encompass supporting both children and adults facing a variety of learning challenges.

In this volunteer program serve as classroom assistants, assisting teachers with a variety of activities from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Engage in indoor games, art activities, and crafts to support disabled students in their educational journey.

Embark on this trans-formative journey with Instituto Hemingway's Art Therapy Volunteer Program in Spain, where cultural enrichment and personal growth converge.

You will have the opportunity to enjoy various activities during your free time. Here are some suggestions:

  • During the week, we organize free leisure and cultural activities, such as sports, wine tourism, wine tastings, excursions, visits to tapas bars or to museums. All are free for our volunteers.
  • On the weekends, students can also enjoy their hobbies, such as hiking, surfing or winery tours. The area is perfect to enjoy outdoor activities.
  • Explore the Guggenheim Museum: Visit this iconic museum known for its contemporary art exhibits and striking architecture.
  • Wander through Casco Viejo: Take a stroll through the charming old town, with its narrow streets, historic buildings, and lively atmosphere.
  • Indulge in pintxos: Experience the local culinary tradition of pintxos, Basque-style tapas, by hopping from one bar to another and trying different delicious bites.
  • Visit the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum: Immerse yourself in the world of art by exploring the impressive collection of Spanish and international artworks.
  • Take a walk along the Nervion River: Enjoy the scenic beauty and tranquility of the river as you walk along its banks, admiring the architecture and bridges.
  • Explore San Juan de Gaztelugatxe: Take a day trip to this stunning coastal spot with its iconic hermitage perched on a rocky island, offering breathtaking views.
  • Attend local festivals: Experience the vibrant cultural celebrations and festivities that take place throughout the year, such as Aste Nagusia or Semana Grande.
  • Enjoy outdoor activities: Take advantage of the surrounding natural beauty by going hiking in nearby mountains, cycling along the trails, or even trying water sports like surfing.
  • Relax at the beaches: Bilbao is located close to beautiful beaches, such as Playa de la Concha, where you can sunbathe, swim, or simply unwind.

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