Vacancy for EVS volunteer in Spain 10 months

  • Venue: Málaga (Spain)
  • Organization: Fundacio Alonso Quijano
  • Start: SEPTEMBER 2014
  • End: AUGUST  2014
  • How long?: 10 Months
  • Number of Vacancies: 2
  • Deadline to apply: 25th MARCH
  • Skype-Interview: 5th APRIL

Tasks for the volunteer:

Proposed activities for EVS volunteers:SPAIN

  • Free Spanish language classes (Language and Culture), 1 ½ hours twice a week, given by a qualified volunteer, at an agreed time.
  • Gain experience in useful skills for their professional future. The EVS provides skills and experiences, increases job possibilities and gives the chance of doing different works, so a choice is possible.
  • Learn new skills. The EVS enables new challenges, know new people, new perspectives and ways of living which may encourage volunteers to reconsider their world perspectives.
  • Secure and comfortable working environment, both in the hospital as in the Foundation; they both have all needed resources and both are secure.

We expect volunteers to participate in:

  • Volunteering in the Mother and Child Hospital of Malaga, in the project “Get better with books”, Mondays and Thursdays, from 16:15 to 18:30. It consists in going to the rooms of the children and read them a story. Volunteers will be accompanied and guided by the responsible for volunteering.
  • Support and collaboration in the Program “Spanish for immigrants”. This takes place throughout the week. we need to have all material in order and support with all needs which may arise (of teachers or students).
  • Organization of digital and printed material (books, magazines, encyclopedias and varied documents which need classification (alphabetic or by subjects).
  • -In the project “Books for the World” we need to organize, classify and repair the books sent, as well as help with the packing and transport. We constantly receive donations and we have to select them according to their usage and organize them and classify them.
  • Support with the regular update of the Foundation’s web site: management of e-mail, revision of texts and images of web-site, introduction of new contents and update of details.
  • Collaboration with the project “Mini libraries Alonso Quijano”: selection and classification of donated books; elaboration of packs for the different libraries; setting up of mini-libraries; coordination, with the responsible people from the organization, to carry out monitoring of the use of the different mini-libraries.

Volunteers will constantly be accompanied by some staff member and receive guidance and support for the activities carried out.

There are 5 people in charge of supervising the different EVS activities.

Practical arrangements for the volunteer: 

Food: The volunteer will receive money for) breakfast, lunch and dinner together with the monthly allowance. 180 euros

Accommodation:  The volunteer will live in a room in a shared flat with other young people. The room and the flat will be fully equipped and electricity, water, gas will be covered by the hosting organization. Internet connection is not facilitated by the hosting/co organization.

The practical arrangements (working hours, days off per week, holidays):

Model time-table:


  • 10-11:00: Up-date of web site
  • 11-11:30: Breakfast
  • 11:30-12:30: Organization of books
  • 12:30-13:30: Organization of documents
  • 16:30-18:30: Spanish language classes


  • 10-11:00: Organization of documents
  • 11-11:30: Breakfast
  • 11:30-12:30: Meeting with the responsible for the project of mini-libraries
  • 12:30-13:30: Meeting with the responsible for the project of mini-libraries
  • 16:30-18:30: “Get better with books”


  • 10-11:00: Support with the material of “Spanish for immigrants”
  • 11-11:30: Breakfast
  • 11:30-12:30: Organization of documents
  • 12:30-13:30: Organization of documents
  • 16:30-18:30: Spanish language classes


  • 10-11:00: Organization and classification of books
  • 11-11:30: Breakfast
  • 11:30-12:30: Repairing books
  • 12:30-13:30: Repairing books
  • 16:30-18:30: “Get better with books”


  • 10-11:00: Up-date of web site
  • 11-11:30: Breakfast
  • 11:30-12:30: Organization and classification of books
  • 12:30-13:30: Organization of documents

Pocket money: The volunteer will receive the monthly rate foreseen by the Spanish NA, 105€ per month on the first day of the month.

Local transport: Every volunteer will have a chance to choose BIKE or BUS CARD if it is needed, long distance activities will be covered by hosting organization if is it needed

Language support: At the beginning of the EVS the volunteer attends a language course at a local language NGO.

Holidays: Volunteers will have holidays in August when this center is close, it is not possible to ask other dates.


The foundation Alonso Quijano is an nonprofit private and independent institution, which’s aim is to contribute with the integral development of the human being through the promotion of the cultural and educative initiatives, especially of that ones which are orientated on the promotion of reading.

– The promotion of the individual and social habits of the reading, as well as the stimulation of the literary creation both in Spain and in the rest Spanish-speaking countries or with the Spanish speaking communities.
– The contribution to the best awareness and the oral and written usage of the Spanish language and to the disclosure literary heritage of Spanish language.
– The promotion of the cultural, educative and artistic relations of Spain with other nationalities, with the special attention to the European countries and to the Iberoamerican countries for the reasons of the tongue, history and culture.
– The promotion and development of all kind of the cultural and educative initiatives, as well as of the investigation and study in such kind of fields.
– The realization of the activities of the formation of professorhip, educators and cultural promoters.
-The promotion of the solidarity between the town with the purpose of improving their living conditions.
– International cooperation to the development.

Application Procedure

If you are interested in  this project please apply by 25th March 2014 by filling in the application form.

One thought on “Vacancy for EVS volunteer in Spain 10 months

  1. I want absolment be voluntary. give me a chance to discover new things and make myself useful!

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