Art Teacher and Cultural Immersion

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founded in 2017
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High­lights

Learn Spanish in a different way while you volunteer
Discover the Spanish culture while doing charitable activities
Supports communities in cultural development through cultural exchanges
An NGO with a Spanish School, the perfect combination.
Connects with other realities
Volunteering in Bilbao means having a great immersion in Spanish culture, southern Europe offers you incredible moments where you can improve your English. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+
It is an opportunity for volunteers who love to learn new things, meet new people and, most importantly, make a difference by using their knowledge and skills to enrich the lives of others and themselves.

It supports children and young people with disabilities or specific educational difficulties from different age groups ranging from babies to adults in their thirties. 
  • Students have a variety of learning difficulties and special needs.
  • Communication in Spanish is not an absolute must, the important thing is to be able to connect with the students in any way possible. 
  • The leaders of the organisation also work in English, so you don't have to worry about your language level.
The volunteers of this programme work as different classroom assistants, supporting the teachers in different activities during the mornings or afternoons. We include indoor games, art and craft activities to help students in their learning process.

Volunteers can look forward to:
  • Participate in the community, providing the opportunity to experience creativity and learn the techniques of the art of activity design and learn more about art.
  • Assist students in their daily lives and help them progress in life despite any disabilities they may have.

Typical day

There are 2 different shifts to choose from; from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm and from 4 to 7 pm.

Typical day

Volunteers on this program can expect to work around 3 to 4 hours per day, 4 or 5 days a week, usually Monday to Friday. There is always a specific mentor or coordinator on the program to guide volunteers.

When not volunteering, participants are free to enjoy this amazing city.

Volunteer schedules depend on the needs at the time of placement, but a typical day is likely to look like this:

  • 4:00 pm meeting with the program coordinator
  • 4:15 pm start of volunteer tasks. Placements are tailored to the volunteer's preferences, skill set and community needs.
  • 6:45 p.m. end of volunteer tasks. Exact end times will depend on the project.
  • 6:55 p.m. Debrief with the project coordinator. 

Afternoons, evenings and weekends are free time to enjoy the sights, sounds of the beaches, atmosphere, food and entertainment that Bilbao has to offer.

Participants must be open-minded and flexible to work in a new and different environment. Volunteers should be flexible, open-minded and have a passion for working with students of all ages. They should also be proactive and have the ability to take initiative.

Free-time activities

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:

  • Parties
  • Gastronomy
  • 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


Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Winter Sports

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) or Spanish (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
spanish at University level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
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.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:30 - 17:00

What's Included

Services by Adventure Volunteer

  • Welcome and pick-up at the airport.
  • Accommodation only with the cultural immersion Spanish course.
  • 24/7 support from the team
  • Follow-up, orientation and induction to the program
  • Certificate of volunteer weeks
  • Accident insurance during your volunteering
  • Civil liability insurance for your activity
  • Guidance, advice and management in the choice of the program

Airport Pickup at Bilbao Airport

Airport pick-up is included. The volunteer is picked up and transferred to the accommodation.

Accommodation

Volunteers have at their disposal a double or single room that they share with other volunteers.

The house where they stay has wifi, kitchen and common areas that they can use during their volunteering.

Bedroom (Single)
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Bilbao. We assist you to find cheap flights to Spain.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Spain provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Spain you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Spain.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

It is all year round, you can arrive between Friday and Saturday to get oriented and start volunteering and the course in a full week.

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$1,526
5 weeks
$1,748
6 weeks
$1,970
7 weeks
$2,192
8 weeks
$2,414
9 weeks
$2,636
12 weeks (max. stay)
$3,302
Average fees
$328 /week

The organization charges its fees in EUR. The price table in USD is subject to currency fluctuation. Adventure Volunteer will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Adventure Volunteer during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Art Teacher and Cultural Immersion

Volunteering in Bilbao means having a great immersion in Spanish culture, southern Europe offers you incredible moments where you can improve your English.

$296/week

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