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308 Volunteer Abroad Programs in Western Europe

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Greenheart Travel’s volunteer program in Ibiza, Spain is ideal for volunteers who have an active interest in sustainable living and are committed to protecting the environment. During your volunteer experience in Spain, you will be a part of a passionate and environmentally conscious team of individuals working to make a real and lasting difference for the island and its community. This g...

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If you are looking to learn Spanish in a homely and traditional community, this programme is for you! The Volunteering Program that Escuela Entrelenguas offers makes it possible for the student to practice the Spanish language in different scenarios. Students will combine an extensive language course with individualised lessons, and will then immerse themselves in Ronda by volunteering in the ...

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Have you always dreamed of living in Spain? Whether you are a soccer fanatic, a Flamenco aficionado or a foodie in search of the best paella – you will surely fall in love with the deeply rooted Spanish culture. Join World Explorers to teach English in Spain. You will live with a local host family where you will be considered part of the familia for one to three months. You will have the opport...

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Worldwide participants aged 19 and older can experience volunteering in Western Europe through Siena Italian Studies. The program provides volunteer placements to language studies participants to help create a more culturally educating experience. Volunteer placement options include, Teaching English and Youth Development work.

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Travel abroad for less and learn the language of your host family in exchange, you teach them back yours. GoCambio connects millions of people who want to learn or improve the language they are learning with the millions of people who travel in search of unique and independent experiences. So, in exchange for a couple of hours a day helping someone improve the way they communicate in the ...

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Camp Europe offers specializes in language & adventure sport camps for children & youth throughout Europe. We offer different positions, such as: Language Coach, Camp Counselor, Program Area Director & Group Leader. Camp Europe provides an intense training through which you will obtain professional instruction in many outdoor education fields, form canoeing, kayaking, swimming, archery, clim...

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Discover Porto and Lisbon in Portugal through this incredible volunteer program offered by ImpacTrip. Volunteers will be placed in a project based on their profile, preferences, and competencies. Projects include Child Education, Hunger and Food Waste, Disabled People, Skills Development, Animal Protection, Fighting Poverty, and Homeless Integration. Throughout the program, participants w...

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Volunteer 15 hours each week in exchange for free room and board in the south of France. Participating in this programme implies sharing daily life with a French family, learning their language and culture and adopting it as their own for a period of time. At the same time, the participant will share his/her own language and culture with the members of the local family. You help the famil...

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Conversation coaches will be welcomed into the homes of French host families, and will tutor the family in English. Unlike many other international teaching jobs, this program from InterExchange requires no teaching certificate, and allows participants to teach in an informal, conversational setting. This arrangement sets the stage for a rich cultural exchange, and gives participants plenty of ...

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Participate in one of the seven volunteer programs in Western Europe provided by United Planet. Individuals may choose to provide care for the elderly in Denmark, assist in drug prevention programs in Iceland, or aid in cultural and administrative projects in Switzerland. There are other equally-exciting volunteer programs offered in various locations of Western Europe where individuals have th...

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Take the chance to get involved with the local community by volunteering. You will brighten up someone’s life while taking part in this program and helping others. Furthermore, you will gain invaluable experiences through public engagement. You may opt for Spanish classes, cultural activities or excursions. This program takes place in Seville or Cadiz and is available for individuals and gr...

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Work alongside international and local volunteers in Western Europe with the Austrian Bilingual Classroom Initiative. Volunteers live in Austria for a year or more while participating in service-learning experiences at one of Austria's academic institutions. The English Teaching placement includes accommodation, fare bursary, and other benefits.

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Come spend a month in the heart of Europe with Prague Pulse, a nonprofit magazine start-up founded by English-speaking creatives in the Czech Republic that focuses on social and cultural events and issues that come with living abroad in the Czech Republic. The magazine is seeking interns interested in learning the behind-the-scenes of journalism while getting to know one of the most beautiful c...

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Premier TEFL has partnered with Angloville to bring you the ultimate TEFL experience. The Anglo-TEFL Scholarship combines 120 hours of accredited TEFL tuition with hands-on teaching experience in Central Europe. This exclusive package is designed to give you the best start in your English teaching adventure. Afterwards you’ll be prepared to work all over the world, be filled with confidence...

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If you're looking for the perfect volunteer abroad opportunity, then consider earning your TEFL certification with this in-classroom 20 hour course in Ireland and get yourself overseas quicker than you thought possible! We provide industry leading TEFL qualifications which are globally recognized. We offer a number of TEFL courses to suit your needs, with a classroom TEFL course in Ireland ...

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What inspires you to travel abroad? Answer the question in a short video or essay and you could win one of six $2,500 ScholarTrips to study or volunteer in the country of your choice. For over a decade, Allianz Global Assistance has been helping students explore the world and experience new cultures — and this year it could be you!

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Explore Barcelona's unique blend of medieval history and modern architecture while soaking up the lively atmosphere of this international city in gap year programs from Andeo International Homestays. Programs include Spanish language courses, art classes, and a combination of both. The language school is less than five minutes walk from the Plaza Catalunya, which is the very center of Barcelona...

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SPI Study Abroad offers high school language immersion programs for college credit in destinations throughout Spain, including Santander, San Sebastian, and Cadiz. Spain continues to be one of the most popular destinations for SPI participants, as it is an ideal setting for students to study, be immersed in the local culture, practice their Spanish skills, and participate in a variety of fun ac...

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Go on a volunteer project and language course in Europe with International Programs. Placements are available in a variety of fields and locations, including childcare in the Czech Repubic and education in Spain. Other fields of interest for volunteers include public administration, international relations, and linguistics. Participants begin the programs with language and culture courses eithe...

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SAI Partner School: John Cabot University SAI offers summer and semester programs in collaboration with John Cabot University. JCU is an American university located in the historic Trastevere section of Rome; from this vantage, the splendors of the city are withing walking distance. JCU welcomes students coming from all over the world and offers courses in a variety of subjects, including: ...

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Study in a European country for a semester or year and take part in a volunteering service project. IPSL offers various volunteer placements including Community Development and English Teaching. They also provide opportunities to help participants improve their Spanish language skills.

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Experience what it is like to volunteer abroad with Instituto Hemingways' volunteer programs in Spain. Programs options include working in Social Services, helping Reforestation, Disability Issues, and more. This program is open to participants from around the world that are willing to help people integrate in social life.

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Come and join The Language House for an affordable and unforgettable journey to acquiring a teaching post in Italy. Often native English speakers come to Italy thinking that all they need to find an English teaching post is a CELTA certificate. Unfortunately, due to a highly competitive market, a certificate is often not enough to gain a post. The Language House helps its clients navigate throu...

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Stay for free at beautiful countryside resorts while helping Italians improve their language skills? Welcome to Angloville. We provide a unique experience during which you can immerse yourself in the Italian culture, try local food, meet the locals in a beautiful countryside setting - all during a language immersion programme in which you will also share your culture in English. Provi...

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Join a volunteer project and learn more about Western Europe through BEST Programs. Volunteers may work with NGOs that focus on English as a Second Language, International Relations, and Social Work. Programs run for 9 to 12 weeks and are open throughout the year.

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Volunteer and study in at least two locations in Portugal with The National Registration Center for Study Abroad. Participants kick off the program in the cities of Lisbon or Faro with several weeks of Portuguese language courses to help them prepare. Volunteers have the option to go on a placement in the afternoons, working with children, elderly people, and community workers.

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My TEFL Experience provides volunteer English teachers to a non-profit academy in the heart of Valencia, Spain, to help give English lessons to Spanish students affected by the economic crisis. My TEFL Experience is looking for dynamic, outgoing, and friendly people to join it in helping make English accessible to all. While a TEFL qualification is not a prerequisite, an interest in teachin...

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TalkTalkBnb offers the opportunity to stay for free with locals around the world in exchange for teaching your native language to your host. We are looking for travelers for whom traditional tourism is no longer satisfying. A “TalkTalker” has a real desire is to experience life from a different cultural perspective. Destinations are not chosen just to be crossed off a list, but because of th...

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Choose to volunteer at one of the turtle nesting areas in Zakynthos, Peloponnesus, Amvrakikos (which is a quite unique project) and Crete or the Sea Turtle Rescue Center in Athens. Volunteers help to protect the nesting beaches in Zakynthos, where the first national marine park for sea turtles in the Mediterranean was established in 1999. While in Peloponnesus, volunteer tasks include protectin...

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Italy Farm Stay offers a volunteering placement where participants get the opportunity to work in an organic farm. Participants are expected to work in the morning, growing their own products for their consumption, producing olive oil and wine, and caring for farm animals like rabbits, sheep, and donkeys. In the afternoon, volunteers are not required to work but are instead allowed to explore a...