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Volunteers Promoting Volunteering for 12 months in SCI Madrid (Spain)

Servicio Civil Internacional (SCI Madrid)

Madrid, Spain

Project description

Service Civil International (SCI) is the Spanish branch of the International Civil Service that since 1920 promotes workcamps connecting volunteers around the world with local organizations. The main objective of the ESC volunteers is to involve with the active member of SCI in the promotion of volunteering viewed as a factor of change and social improvement among the Spanish youth: -Provision of information and orientation to young people that are willing to participate in our exchange program (short term and long term volunteering) or any other international programs like ESC: -Participate in the process of sending and receiving volunteers to international workcamps and local volunteering. -Participate in training for volunteers. -Collaborate with the communication team: social media, newsletters, web, calendar. The volunteer will collaborate in SCI office 6 hours 5 days a week. There will be 2 consecutive free days/week and 2 days of holiday for each month.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteers will decide her/his own place to live. The ESC-volunteers will receive money for food and accommodation together with the pocket money at the beginning of every month. They will manage the money on their own, and from these finances, they will also buy their food.

Training during the project

The volunteer will receive initial training on the European Solidarity Cops program, on SCI Madrid and on their particular project.

Volunteer profile

We are searching for a positive and open-minded volunteer with an interest in multiculturalism, volunteering and willing to work every day in an office. If you want to spend 12 months helping volunteers to find their perfect workcamp this is your project! Our office is placed in downtown so you definitely will love it. We have large experience in volunteering or local initiatives working on environmental, social and/or cultural projects. High level of Spanish is required to be able to communicate with local volunteers.

Placement dates

A total of 53 week(s) during the period 01/10/2019 to 30/09/2020


Placement location

Calle Leganitos 35, 5ºB, 28013 Madrid


Looking for volunteers from

France, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Croatia, Slovenia, Poland, Austria


Placement topics

Reception and integration of refugees and migrants

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training


Placement deadline

Application deadline: 28/07/2019