Marketing and Media Assistant

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founded in 1999
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Coordinator | Jose
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High­lights

Quality work experience
Enable inter-cultural exchange which benefits both residents and international volunteers alike.
Design leisure and cultural activities and participate taking active part on them
Build social cohesion, enhance civic participation, mitigate conflict and contribute to society's well-being
Upload photos, videos, news and all things about your experience in Spain
Volunteers help schools in investigating and reporting on events, news, as well as help with reception and administration issues. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 15+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs
This program will enhance and develop the skills of any student with enough motivation and good background in some of the areas mentioned, while also providing a wonderful cultural opportunity for an intrepid traveller. This is a true volunteer program, where volunteers get stuck in and truly contribute to Schools' work. Volunteers will write original articles, edit work, develop strategies on social media and digital trends, update social media and be a true member of the news team as they report on news around the region. Volunteers will find this to be a hugely rewarding program, gaining real life experience in Spain, networking with colleagues and building a resume of work.

Volunteers will contribute in a number of ways and can expect to undertake some of the following tasks:

  • Writing articles in English or any other language where they are fluent 

  • Assist with social media pages and groups on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram

  • Use Multimedia content to connect people emotionally to pressing social, gender and environmental causes

  • Developing and maintaining a social media strategy that can help the School secure its leadership in Spain and enhance its visibility

  • Take photographs and/or video documentation and report, interview, write and edit content related to our program

Typical day

There are 2 different shifts to choose from: 9:30am -1:30 pm and 4:00pm  to 7pm.

Volunteers in this program can expect to work for around 3 - 4 hours per day, 4 or 5 days a week, typically Monday through Friday. There is always a specific mentor or coordinator in the program to guide the volunteers. When not volunteering participants are free to enjoy this incredible city! 

Volunteer schedules depend on the needs at the time of placement but a typical day is likely to look something like this:
  • 4.00  Meeting with the program coordinator 
  • 4:15 pm VOLUNTEERING DUTIES START: Placements will be tailored both to the volunteer's preferences, skills set and the needs of the community.
  • 6:45 pm VOLUNTEERING DUTIES END: Exact finishing times will depend on the specific project 
  • 6:55 pm De-brief with the project coordinator 
Evenings, nights and weekends are free time to enjoy the sights, beaches sounds, vibes, cuisine and entertainment on offer in Bilbao.

Free-time activities

During weekdays we organize free leisure and cultural activities such as salsa lessons, wine tasting, excursions, tapas tours or visits to museums. All of them are free of charge for our volunteers. 

At weekends students can also enjoy their passions such as hiking, surfing or going to a winery. The area is full of potential activities to enjoy beaches and mountains.  You can also enjoy the astonishing areas where some of the chapters of game of thrones was played. Be sure that Saint James walk is also going through Bilbao. To sum up, a place where you can not get bored.

Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Hiking
Museum/
Opera

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 15 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level) or Spanish (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Instituto Hemingway
  • Spanish course 20 hours per week during first 2 weeks
  • Accommodation shared apartment
  • Equipment
  • Free leisure and cultural activities during weekdays
  • Supervisor and regular evaluation meetings during your program 
  • Support 24 hours and 7 days a week from our associated local staff
  • Certificate of volunteering at the end as well as the Spanish course with the level achieved
  • Center Accredited by the Cervantes Institute 
  • Volunteering 20 hours per week 
  • Airport pick up is included
Airport Pickup at Bilbao Airport

Aiport pick up is provided and included in the program.

Accommodation
We provide single rooms (In high season double or triple room) in shared apartment with all facilities. Wifi, cleaner once per week, kitchen, bathrooms etc are included. The apartment is in walking distance to our school.
Dorm Room
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

You can join our program any Monday all year round. Volunteers ideally need to come at weekends. 

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
1 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$345
3 weeks
$1,000
4 weeks
$1,333
8 weeks
$2,666
16 weeks
$5,331
50 weeks (max. stay)
$17,255
Average fees
$345 /week

The organization charges its fees in EUR. The price table in USD is subject to currency fluctuation. Instituto Hemingway 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 Instituto Hemingway during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Marketing and Media Assistant

Volunteers help schools in investigating and reporting on events, news, as well as help with reception and administration issues.

$290/week

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