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Volunteer Opportunities for Madrid, Spain

The USAC staff will help you find volunteer opportunities in the local community. It's a great way to get involved, practice your Spanish skills, and give back.

Examples Several students have volunteered for, a non-profit organization created by an American expat, Dale Sindell. provides a forum for Spanish-speaking families who are affected by hearing loss. With more than 10,000 visits per month, the website has become a virtual community of Spanish-speaking families, speech-language pathologists, educators and professionals. Recent volunteers have joined the ranks of an increasing number of students who collaborate with t-oigo each semester and tutor a child, in English, who suffers from hearing loss.

Local Bilingual School USAC students have also volunteered at a local bilingual elementary school. This provides an excellent chance to see how the Spanish educational system works and practice their Spanish.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Cancelled

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

65 students


English | Spanish


APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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