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Volunteer in Spain

Volunteer in Spain

Explore International Volunteer HQ’s popular Spain volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted Spain volunteer projects, including Animal Care, Youth Support, Marine Conservation, Forest Conservation, Creative Technologies and Special Needs Support. Volunteer work in Spain is based in the iconic and captivating beachside city, Barcelona. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 116,000 travelers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organization in Spain.

Highlights:
  • 6 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from $625 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a dormitory-style hostel in Barcelona

  • Affordable Spanish language lessons available in-country

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from $625
Volunteer from 1 - 12 weeks
Ages 18+
Based in the city of Barcelona
Spanish language lessons available
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization

Volunteer opportunities in Spain

Protects animals

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $1030

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in animal shelters
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Assist a local animal shelter for cats and dogs, keeping the animals fed, clean and active so they have the best chance of being successfully re-homed.

Supports community development

4-6 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $1840

  • Duration: 4 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based with local NGOs
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer with a range of good community initiatives, using your experience to provide valuable assistance in web development, marketing material, film and photography.

Conserves the environment

4-6 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $625

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in the Cubelles forests near Barcelona
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Regenerate native forests and preserve precious ecosystems as a Forest Conservation volunteer on the beautiful Catalonia coast of Spain.

Conserves the environment

4-6 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $950

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based at local diving clubs
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Learn and improve your scuba diving skills to clean and research the marine environment off the coast of Barcelona, helping to remove rubbish and preserve the ecosystem for marine life.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $1030

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in centers for people with disabilities
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer in centers for the disabled, assisting with activities, care, therapy, exercise and operational tasks.

Supports community development

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $1030

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every second and fourth Monday of the month
  • Based in after-school centers
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer in after school programs for underprivileged young people, enabling a safe environment for productive spare time, extra curricular activities and supplementary learning.

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How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
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