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.
The Hesperia Sant Just is a modern, accordion-style hotel. It is a 4-minute walk from Hospital de Sant Joan Despí tram stop and 5 km from Camp Nou, home of Futbol Club Barcelona. Featuring marble bathrooms, the polished rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars and sitting areas. A breakfast buffet is available (fee). There's a refined restaurant serving regional dishes prepared in a wood-fired oven, as well as a cozy cafe/piano bar. The fitness center comes with a steam bathroom and a squash court. Other amenities include a 24/7 front desk, bike rentals and paid indoor parking.
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.