Summer volunteer abroad programs for high school students in Spain
Objectives:
Help out in the community while improving your Spanish!
Program Dates:
June 19th, July 3rd, July 17th, and July 24th, 2022
Levels:
Intermediate (B1) and above.

Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for High School Students in Cadiz, Spain

If you’re a high school student searching for a unique way to make the world a better place, check out this hands-on summer program that enables you to volunteer abroad in Cádiz, Spain! By taking advantage of this unique opportunity, you will be helping others in need while also learning about the Spanish culture in the country’s most ancient city, right by the sea. After a morning of serving food, painting houses, or playing sports with marginalized youth, you can relax and unwind while strolling along the city’s golden-sand beaches. Throughout your stay, you’ll enjoy hassle-free housing with a native Spanish host family, tasty homemade meals, guided tours, social and cultural activities, and more!

Together with other international high school students attending our summer volunteer abroad program in Spain, you’ll be able to explore the winding, cobblestone streets of Cádiz, visit historic buildings and monuments, surf the Atlantic waves, and browse local markets under the bright Andalusian sun. In addition to boosting your Spanish skills and your college application, you’ll make lasting memories with new friends from all over the world!

Highlights

volunteer abroad
Positively impact the lives of those less fortunate than yourself, while enjoying a beach getaway to one of the oldest cities in Europe! 
Boost your Spanish in Spain
Boost your college application and resumé / CV while broadening your horizons at the same time.
Sightseeing in Spain
Enjoy guided tours of historic attractions, organized excursions to other cities, and a variety of cultural, social, and recreational activities.
Family homestays
Take your community involvement to the next level by living with a Spanish host families!
Study abroad at the beach!
Explore the beautiful, seaside city of Cadiz while swimming, relaxing, playing sports, and taking surfing lessons at the beach.
Safe study abroad programs
Feel safe and secure with 24/7 adult support and supervision from our experienced staff and host families.

Location

In addition to boasting a glorious 300 days of sunshine per year, Cadiz is the oldest continuously inhabited city in all of Western Europe with the historic landmarks to prove it! With over 3,000 years of multicultural history, Cadiz is one of Spain’s most popular travel destinations for good reason. From ancient architecture to 138 kilometers (85 miles) of golden-sand beaches, you will have countless opportunities for adventure right at your fingertips.

With wonderful weather and highly walkable streets, you’ll be able to spend every day exploring the city, where you’ll pass lively plazas, breathtaking buildings, and charming local shops and markets. Offering all of the above and more, Cadiz is an ideal location for a summer volunteer abroad program for high school students, and we’re here to help you make the most of your time abroad with guided tours to attractions such as the following:

Study abroad in Cadiz, Spain
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Cadiz Cathedral


This gorgeous cathedral features intricate baroque architecture, a majestic façade, and a bell tower from which you can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding city.

Tavira Tower


Built in the 1700s, this historic lookout tower contains a camera obscura and provides you with even more stunning views of the city.

Castle of Santa Catalina


Originally a fortress that was constructed in the 17th century, this seaside castle now houses a modern art gallery.

The Port of Santa Maria


This small, historic town is situated on the banks of the Guadalete River, right outside the city of Cádiz, where you can visit San Marcos Castle, the bullring of El Puerto, the church of Iglesia Mayor Prioral, and the Victory Monastery.

Other Attractions


The above list of attractions only scratches the surface of what Cádiz has to offer! In the city and the surrounding province, you will find an abundance of other highlights, including Roman ruins, palaces, monuments, museums, and even more castles and cathedrals.

Day-to-Day

Summer high school volunteer programs

Lending a Hand: Volunteer Experiences

  • Serve a local community in Spain by volunteering with one or more of our partner organizations in and around the seaside city of Cádiz.
  • Enjoy opportunities to work with diverse groups of people in a variety of settings, offering a range of different volunteer activities, such as:

    • Assisting low-income families by preparing and serving meals, providing childcare, and painting houses;
    • Spending time with elderly people with physical and mental disabilities; and
    • Mentoring marginalized youth through English classes, tutoring sessions, arts and crafts activities, and sports games.
  • Work with us to custom-design your volunteer program around your personal interests, preferences, and time requirements.

Beach soccer in Cadiz - Summer high school volunteer programs

Exploring Spain: Cultural Activities

  • Spend time living like a true resident of Spain with our summer volunteer abroad program’s fun-filled cultural activities, such as salsa, flamenco, and Spanish cooking classes.
  • Learn from our tour guides as you visit some of Cádiz’s incredible historic attractions, which include a medieval castle and Roman ruins.

Making Memories: Social and Recreational Activities

  • Take advantage of Cádiz’s lovely beaches and gorgeous weather with surfing classes, bike rides, and sports games by the sea!
  • Make new friends and have fun at organized dances, concerts, dinners, movie nights, and tapas evenings.
  • Relax in your free time or explore the city with friends! You can make new friends or travel with friends from home, as we welcome pairs, small groups, and solo students alike!

Broadening Your Horizons: Weekend Excursions

  • Enjoy worry-free, hassle-free travel to other parts of southern Spain and its international surroundings on organized group trips to some of the region’s top destinations—transportation, meals, adult guidance, and tours included!
  • Explore many possible destinations, such as the gorgeous and historic city of Sevilla, the whitewashed village of Vejer de la Frontera, the charming beach town of Tarifa, the ancient Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia, the scenic shores of Bolonia Beach, or the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.

Spanish classes - summer volunteer abroad programs for high school students

Leveling Up Your Español: Optional Spanish Classes

  • Boost your Spanish skills with optional add-on classes specifically designed for your level and needs.
  • Learn from our friendly teachers who are native Spanish speakers with extensive teaching experience.

Trying homemade tortilla de patatas - summer volunteer abroad program for high school students

Living in a Real Home: Hassle-Free Housing

  • Avoid homesickness by living with one of our carefully selected native Spanish host families.
  • Enjoy the comforts of a middle-class home with modern conveniences—laundry assistance provided!
  • Expand your opportunities to practice your Spanish through daily, real-life conversations with actual Spaniards!

Eating Like a Spaniard: Complimentary Meals

  • Savor home-cooked Spanish meals—daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner included!
  • Try out Spanish staples such as paella, tortilla, croquettes, and gazpacho.
  • Have your needs met; special dietary requirements can be accommodated.

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Dates and Fees

June 2022
July 2022

PROGRAM

Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for High School Students in Cadiz, Spain

DATES

Arrival: June 19th, 2022
Depart: July 2nd, 2022

LEVEL

Intermediate (B1) and above

PRICE

2,200.00$

PROGRAM

Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for High School Students in Cadiz, Spain

DATES

Arrival: June 19th, 2022
Depart: July 9th, 2022

LEVEL

Intermediate (B1) and above

PRICE

2,800.00$

PROGRAM

Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for High School Students in Cadiz, Spain

DATES

Arrival: July 3rd, 2022
Depart: July 16th, 2022

LEVEL

Intermediate (B1) and above

PRICE

2,200.00$

PROGRAM

Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for High School Students in Cadiz, Spain

DATES

Arrival: July 3rd, 2022
Depart: July 23rd, 2022

LEVEL

Intermediate (B1) and above

PRICE

2,800.00$

PROGRAM

Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for High School Students in Cadiz, Spain

DATES

Arrival: July 17th, 2022
Depart: July 30th, 2022

LEVEL

Intermediate (B1) and above

PRICE

2,200.00$

PROGRAM

Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for High School Students in Cadiz, Spain

DATES

Arrival: July 17th, 2022
Depart: August 6th, 2022

LEVEL

Intermediate (B1) and above

PRICE

2,800.00$

PROGRAM

Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for High School Students in Cadiz, Spain

DATES

Arrival: July 24th, 2022
Depart: August 6th, 2022

LEVEL

Intermediate (B1) and above

PRICE

2,200.00$

What’s Included?

Pre-departure consultation - study abroad in Spain
Pre-departure consultation
volunteer abroad
Wide range of non-profit organizations and volunteer missions to choose from.
Family homestays
Accommodation and full board with a homestay family.
Activities - study abroad in Spain
Program of social, cultural and recreational activities.

Weekend excursions.
Health insurance - study abroad in Spain
Health insurance.
Orientation walk - study abroad in Spain
Initial orientation walk in Cadiz.

24-hour assistance.
airport reception - study abroad in Spain
Airport reception with a representative from Centro MundoLengua and transfer to and from Jerez de la Frontera airport.
Spanish classes - study abroad in Spain
Spanish classes (optional add-on).

FAQs

What about flights to Spain? How do I get to Cadiz?
How long does the program last?
Will I be supervised at the community service?
Will I volunteer at the same organization every day?
What’s a typical day like? What’s the schedule?
What will I do on the weekend? Are there opportunities for travel?
What are the optional classes like?
How good does my Spanish have to be?
How will you determine my Spanish level?
What is living with a Spanish host family like?
How much free time will I have?
How much supervision will I have?
Will I have a chance to meet Spanish high school students or other international high school students?

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