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Spanish Beach Cleanup Program

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

Program Highlights

  • Traveling to breathtaking beach and mountain locations.
  • Creating memories while making a tangible difference in the world.
  • Experiencing the natural beauty and serenity of coastal and mountainous regions.
  • Engaging in fulfilling volunteer work that combines adventure and environmental stewardship.
  • Supporting the protection of beach and mountain areas that lack adequate environmental safeguards.

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals:

Climate Action Life Below Water

This program is ideal for

Enthusiastic individuals who possess a deep concern for the environment and a strong desire to make a positive impact. It attracts volunteers who are passionate about protecting marine life, improving coastal ecosystems, and preserving the beauty of beaches and mountains. Volunteers will be driven, proactive, and eager to contribute their time and effort toward creating a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations. 

Join our volunteer program at Instituto Hemingway in Spain to immerse yourself in the rich Spanish culture while making a positive impact on the environment. Help protect our beautiful beaches and mountains while expanding your horizons and building international friendships.

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to volunteer in Spain and contribute to environmental preservation? Join Instituto Hemingway's Volunteer Program, where you can live and work in Spain while participating in a Spanish Beach Cleanup Program. Dive deep into the dynamic Spanish culture, enhance your language proficiency, and broaden your personal and professional horizons through meaningful connections with fellow global enthusiasts.

Why Choose Our Volunteer Program:

  • Open to everyone: Whether you're a student, graduate, retiree, or a liberal professional, our program welcomes individuals from all backgrounds who have a genuine desire for new experiences and cultural exchange.
  • Language requirements: We recommend a basic level of Spanish and knowledge of English to enhance your experience and communication during the program.

Environmental Impact: 

Many beach and mountain areas in Spain still require significant environmental protection. Your participation in our volunteer program plays a crucial role in preserving the environment, marine ecosystems, and ocean life. Together, we aim to improve seawater quality by collecting kilograms of trash and waste from beaches and mountains.

Join Instituto Hemingway's Volunteer Program and be part of a meaningful effort to protect Spain's natural beauty. While volunteering, you'll not only make a significant contribution to the environment but also forge lasting international friendships and gain valuable life experiences. Embrace the Spanish culture and help safeguard our precious beaches and mountains. Apply now to start your journey as a volunteer in the Spanish Beach Cleanup Program.

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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