Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a VaughanTown volunteer?
For those of you who would love to take part in one of our programs, but simply don’t have time to commit to a six day program, here’s your solution: DayTown! This program is a reduced, intensive version of the original VaughanTown program where volunteers and participants come together for an unforgettable cultural and linguistic exchange! Sound appealing? Well here are the facts…
Duration: 1 day (10 hours)
Timetable: 09:00 to 19:00
The NH Hotel Las Tablas is located just 14km from the centre of Madrid. It has excellent public transport access with a metro stop just 300m from the hotel. The hotel provides free WIFI and has an excellent restaurant and bar. The restaurant, where our participants and volunteers will mingle over breakfast and lunch, specializes in Spanish and international cuisine. All hotel guests can enjoy a visit to the hotel spa.
The NH Porta Barcelona is a modern, state of the art hotel. It is a 15-minute drive, or 45-minute trip by public transport, from the city center. It is a 4-minute walk from Rambla Sant Just tram stop and 5 km from Camp Nou, home of Futbol Club Barcelona. The hotel has a fitness center and Spa with a Jacuzzi and Saunas.
The NH Ciudad de Valencia hotel is in the middle of the city’s famous Avenida del Puerto. From here, it’s a short walk to the port and beaches, while attractions like the city of Arts and Sciences Museum and the Palace of Arts opera house are close by.
Two-to-ones: Our volunteers will each sit with two Spaniards for 50 minute conversation sessions four time throughout the day which they will encourage our participants to fully partake in the conversation with them.
Breakfast and Lunch: Each volunteer will sit with a minimum of two Spanish participants over both breakfast and lunch and enjoy a relaxed conversation over some delicious Spanish dishes and wine.
Group Activities: The group activities which will take place are especially designed to help team building and conversation flow.