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Social and environmental entrepreneurship Programs - Spain

  • Europe, Spain, Bilbao
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  • Duration : 1 to 24 Weeks

Program Highlights

  • Immersive cultural exchange through travel and exploration
  • Experiencing the vibrant city of Bilbao and its rich history
  • Discovering the local cuisine, art, and music scene
  • Exploring the beautiful natural surroundings and outdoor activities
  • Making new friends and connections from diverse backgrounds
  • Supporting environmental projects and promoting recycling
  • Broadening your perspective through exposure to different cultures and traditions

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals:

Climate Action Life on Land

This program is ideal for

Enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about social and environmental issues. Volunteers who possess empathy, tolerance, and a desire to understand and contribute to diverse social realities will thrive in this program. Those seeking personal growth, cultural exchange, and the opportunity to make a tangible impact will find this program a perfect fit.

Join Instituto Hemingway's volunteer work program in Spain to immerse yourself in the culture, improve your Spanish, and contribute to social and environmental initiatives. Open to all, including students, retirees, and professionals.

Are you ready to embark on a meaningful adventure in Spain? Instituto Hemingway's Volunteer Programs offer a unique opportunity to experience the rich culture of Spain while contributing to social and environmental entrepreneurship initiatives. Join us to expand your horizons, enhance your language skills, and make a positive impact.

Why Choose Our Volunteer Program in Spain?

  • Diverse Participants: Our program welcomes students, graduates, retirees, and liberal professionals, providing a diverse and inclusive environment for everyone seeking new experiences.
  • Language Enhancement: Immerse yourself in the Spanish culture and improve your language skills with close-up experiences. We recommend a basic level of Spanish and knowledge of English.
  • Supporting Social Projects: Join us in our commitment to assist community-based social projects. Partner with local associations, NGOs, and social organizations to aid them in reaching their objectives.
  • Varied Opportunities: Volunteers can participate in a wide range of activities, including environmental projects, social awareness initiatives, recycling campaigns, integration of minorities, migrant support, and sports for integration.

Your Role as a Volunteer

As a volunteer, you'll be involved in:

  • Designing publicity campaigns and promoting educational actions
  • Strengthening social networks and online presence
  • Fundraising and promotional efforts
  • Exploring new alliances and developing synergy maps

We encourage our volunteers to utilize social networks, crowdfunding, and other resources to share the valuable information they gather while working on their assigned tasks and completing weekly objectives.

Instituto Hemingway's volunteer program in Spain is an excellent opportunity to make a positive impact while enhancing your personal and professional skills. Join us in our mission to promote social and environmental entrepreneurship in Spain.

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.

Your Volunteering journey simplified

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Apply for free.

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Pay a 15% deposit fee to secure your place at the volunteer program.

That’s it! Get ready to volunteer aboard. We’ll support you every step of the way!

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