Culture & Language Assistant at a School in Puertollano


Call for an Erasmus Plus Volunteers from the UK!

Erasmus+ Volunteering opportunity in Spain for 9-Months.

  • Description

    Call for a volunteer to take part in an 9-month Erasmus+ Volunteering project at San Juan Bosco School in Puertollano, Spain

    San Juan Bosco School are looking for an English-speaking volunteer to help them for 9-months to assist with their cultural and internationalisation education activities.

    About San Juan Bosco

    San Juan Bosco School are looking for volunteers to be involved in all the activities we organise in our school. Our centre is specially interested in working with children and young people in different fields such as education, culture, art and sports. These are the main motivations of most European young people. Participating in the European Solidarity Corps programme will bring us the possibility of coming into contact with different cultures and working inter-culturally and learn all the aspects related to the volunteer’s home country. Our motivation is to participate in Erasmus+ Volunteering, sharing experiences, establishing links with people from other countries and enriching the intercultural promotion and the exchange of knowledge between participants.

    Project details:

    Location: Puertollano, Spain
    Duration: 9 months
    Start/Finish: September 2019 – June 2020
    Program: European Solidarity Corps

    The main tasks of the volunteers are the following:

    • Encouraging students to participate in oral communication activities.
    • Preparing classroom activities that focus on learning about language and culture.
    • Leading small groups of students.
    • Motivating students to learn English.
    • Encouraging students to appreciate and explore the European culture and their own in a respectful and creative way through language.
    • Participating in any special evening and weekend cultural activities.
    • Be involved in the school.

    Training during the project:

    A pre-departure briefing and orientation-upon-arrival will be organised with the volunteer. General on-the-job training will be provided, as well as learning about Erasmus+. The school will be coordinating and welcoming you on your volunteering placement, and they we provide you with safe living and working conditions during your stay. The volunteer will be also accompanied by a group of qualified professionals who will help you to incorporate to a new culture. The volunteer will have direct specialised support. The volunteer will have all the personal and language support that you could need.

    Working hours and days:

    Volunteers will be working 35 hours per week, and will have 2 days off per month of holidays, Saturdays and Sundays are mostly free.

    Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

    Volunteers will live in a common flat. The kitchen and the bathrooms are shared in every flat. The volunteers can prepare the food on their own but we also offer the possibility of eating in the school canteen. Every flat has Internet wireless connection. The school cover the expenses of the accommodation & bills and provide the volunteer money for personal expenses (pocket money) and food allowances. They will also pay the flights to go and return from the country where the volunteer lives. 

    Volunteer requirements:

    • Aged between 18 and 30 years old.
    • Currently residing in the United Kingdom.
    • Must have not already taken part in a long-term European Voluntary Service/Erasmus+ volunteering project before.
    • Good level of English.
    • Interested in working with children and young people in different fields such as education, culture, art and sports.

    How to apply:

    If you are interested in applying for this Erasmus+ vacancy, please send your CV and motivation letter to Alternatively, get in touch with us using the form below, or call 0131 243 2745. The deadline to apply is 23:59 on Thursday 31st January 2019.