Madrid, Spain

Volunteer Opportunities for Madrid, Spain

The USAC staff helps students 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 American ex-pat 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 primary school. This provides an excellent chance to see how the Spanish educational system works and practice their Spanish.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Application opens 9/1:

Summer I (4 weeks)

Summer II (4 weeks)

Summer I & II (8 weeks)


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

60 students


English | Spanish


APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España