Why volunteer? It is a great chance to give something back to the community and make a difference to the people around you. It can also be an opportunity to develop new skills, create new relationships. Choose to volunteer with schools, environment, animals and more. Here are some volunteer opportunities in La Herradura, Almuñecar & Costa Tropical. It is also a fun way to interact with the locals and meet new people.
Support Children With Autism in Motril
dynamic activities (excursions, cooking workshops, crafts, sports, etc.). It is not necessary to speak Spanish. We offer training, tutoring, and guidance during activities. As well as insurance for volunteering, transportation, certification of the work carried out and skills acquired. With access to the job bank, as well as an unforgettable experience! Contact: email@example.com 858 999 634 or 673 969 835
Fostering dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies!
Fostering dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies! Read more about the non profit association APAMA (Asociación protectora de animales y medio ambiente), which helps to protect animals, rescue animals, spay, neuter, pet adoption and also pet fostering. Donations and volunteer help is also appreciated.
Wetlands of Motril – Charca de Suárez
Enjoy a day ou bird watching at Charca de Suárez in Motril. This is the most important wetland on the coast of Granada, with over 160 species of birds, as well as wildlife and numerous plants and vegetation. This 15.6 hectares environmental site has plans to double in the future, which is critical for the endangered bird species in the area and their survival. This is the ideal refuge for many species in addition to a strategic location for migration.
Amigos Del Mar
Amigos Del Mar Association is a non-profit marine conservation organization founded in the Costa Tropical. Their main objective is to promote marine awareness through edu-tainment and work with the authorities to achieve real protection of the protected coastline areas. They also organize and run the Sea Festival in La Herradura. This is an annual event to celebrate the sea and show our gratitude towards the marine environment. Volunteers are appreciated year-round and for the festival, so please make contact if you would like to get involved.
Pueblo Ingles – Volunteer with your native English-speaking skills
The program represents a great opportunity for all native English-speakers who want to spend a week enjoying culture, conversation, and connecting with people. You will have the chance to get to know a group of diverse individuals from all walks of life and to form long-lasting friendships.
Volunteers can enjoy a free week at one of our English-speaking villages. Our volunteers do not have to teach English in a traditional format, they just have to bring a positive attitude, a passion for conversation and an interest in learning about people from different countries and cultures. A fun and rewarding experience is offered in exchange for your English conversation.
Speak English At Local Schools
Some of the local schools appreciate volunteers who speak English to assist teachers for certain class periods. These opportunities are during the school year from September through June and can be 1 hour a week or as often as you like.
- La Noria Primary school accept volunteers, contact here.
- IES Al–Ándalus secondary school contact here.
Day of Languages at IES Al-Ándalus
In addition, each spring there is a “Day of Languages” at IES Al–Ándalus. This includes activities in different languages, especially in English. They also include Braille and Sign Language, to show the students diversity and bridge communication. Each year they need as many volunteers as possible for this event and are looking for any languages (English and French are most desired). You may talk about whatever you think is interesting for teens. It could be a talk, a workshop, a powerpoint presentation or any activity, as long as it is in English/French. More info from IES Al–Ándalus secondary school contact here.
All volunteers working with minors are required to obtain a Certificate of Sexual Offences (Certificado de delito sexual).
Valle Verde Animal Rescue
It is understood everyone can’t make regular financial donations or offer a home for foster or adoption. That said you can volunteer, please don’t underestimate the power of just a little help.
Various Beach Clean Up Days
If you have more suggestions, just send us a message and we will determine if it should be added to the list.
s.o.s vecinos Almuñecar – Almuñecar neighbors network to help each other Facebook group
You may take clothing to the Green Ropa bins, near the recycle bins. Read more here.
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