How To Earn A Week Free Stay In Spain By Teaching English

How To Earn A Week Free Stay In Spain By Teaching English

If you are like me, then there is a high possibility that you have in several occasions thought about how you can be able to travel while you save some money. Fortunately that is a possibility thanks to Tami Fairweather, a PR and Marketing Consultant, who recently shared with Yahoo Travel during an interview on how you can be able to do just that.

Fairweather resides in Seattle, Washington and he traveled to Spain back in 2009 and was able to earn a free stay in Spain by just speaking English. So how did he do it? Well here is how that happened.

N/B: Interview extracted from Yahoo Travel
How did you find out about this English program?

In 2009, I was watching the “Today” show, and they did a segment about Diverbo, a program where English speakers serve as counselors in Spain. I was looking for inexpensive vacations after the recession, and I thought it sounded like fun.

I went to the website, and they had really good information. I found myself going back to look at it over and over again, and eventually I just decided to do it. It was pretty easy, I never talked to anyone, I just signed up through the website.

How does the program work?
They recruit volunteers who are native English speakers. They select anyone who has English as their first language, so there were Americans, Canadians, Australian, Irish, and British volunteers. As a volunteer, you sign up to to spend a week at a camp, and they take care of your room and board. You have to fly yourself into Madrid, but after that, everything is taken care of. You stay in these little villages that are outside the town.


 

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