Voluns Programs

Volunteers get involved in a social integration project in a suburb in Valencia, aimed at the promotion of equal opportunities and local development in disadvantaged communities, generating opportunities in social, cultural and employment fields, encouraging social integration of immigrants and multiculturalism. Volunteers will work in a community center.

The Soup Kitchen program provides international volunteers the opportunity to interact with people of all ages and families without economic resources, people with difficulty to manage themselves or in need of socializing. Around 50 persons attend the center for a daily meal and a personalized support to help them towards a possible improvement of their situations. The work is often quite mixed and requires initiative and interaction with different groups of people.

Crating awareness of all the different cultures that make up Spain, better understanding of the country and its people, learning more about coexistence and mutual understanding, local cooking and traditional dances and music.

Teach english or other languages to adults and young people
Assist and guide them in the use of basic computer tools and programs Internet, email, etc
Helping in projetcs of social awareness in schools
Organizing multicultural activities in the neighborhood
Receive and assist the users of the center
Serve the meals and clean up the facilitites
Collect food from local providers, assisting with sorting and storage
Helping the staff members and other spanish volunteers with any other assistance needed

Volunteers will work from Monday to Friday approximately between 12 noon – 3pm and will free time the rest of the day to relax, go to the beach, join our cultural activities, explore the city, practice sports or have picnic at the amazing River Park.

Occasionally volunteers are expected to work half days on Saturdays, but it’s optional, normally weekends are free and volunteers have the chance to travel to other cities like Madrid, Barcelona or Granada.

Our local staff will give advice and help organize your trips!

Volunteers will live in a fully equipped shared apartment with other volunteers and students. Host family accommodation is also available.

Volunteers must be 18 years or older and should be fit and physically prepared to work in the open environment. Level of Spanish: intermediate (speaks using simple vocabulary and phrases).



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Duration and cost

875

TWO WEEKS *

Available for two weeks, * Indicative price 

Ask for extra week prices

Price Includes:

  • Pre-departure information
  • Airport pickup on arrival date
  • Volunteer placement
  • Accommodation: shared apartment, single room (other accommodation type also available)
  • Orientation, training and coordination
  • 24 h/d emergency phone

Not Included:

Flights, insurance, meals, local transport, return airport transfer.

REMEMBER!! You can join one of our intensive language courses before, during or other the volunteer project. Knowing the language will make you enjoy much more your experience here in Valencia. You will be able to communicate with all your new friends in Spain and it is always good to speak a language with millions of speakers around the world. 20 Spanish lessons per week: €170 (2 weeks minimum; enrolment fee 50€)”

María, Voluns

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