SPECIAL: Summer ONLINE- courses and volunteer

Most of these courses are FREE, some are not. Use them as an opportunity to learn about an area of interest.

You might discover a subject that you enjoy, or learn that you do not like what you thought you did!

https://www.coursera.org/
https://www.edx.org/
https://www.futurelearn.com/
https://www.classcentral.com/
https://modernstates.org/course/
https://www.khanacademy.org/
https://www.udacity.com/
https://www.sothebysinstitute.com/online/course-catalog
https://www.linkedin.com/learning/me
UCL eXtend
https://www.ucas.com/events/exploring-university/learn-about-uni-taster-course
https://www.uc3m.es/secundaria/inicio
https://oli.cmu.edu/shop/
https://oyc.yale.edu/courses
https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm
https://ocw.jhsph.edu/index.cfm/go/find.browse#topics
https://www.thegreatcourses.com/

ONLINE IN SPANISH

https://www.udemy.com/

ONLINE VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS
https://www.onlinevolunteering.org/en
https://europa.eu/youth/fr/article/45/29449_en

OTHER VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS

https://www.zooniverse.org/get-involved
https://europa.eu/youth/volunteering/project_en
http://europa.eu/youth/es/article/45/26619_en
https://www.volunteermatch.org/
https://www.hacesfalta.org/
http://www.cruzroja.es/principal/web/madrid/participacion_juventud
https://www.idealist.org/en/volunteer?actionType=VOLOP&q=&searchMode=true
https://fundacionbalia.org  works with immigrant children and runs summer programs
In France to help in the construction of castles and small towns
https://www.clubduvieuxmanoir.fr/
https://www.rempart.com/
https://trabajarporelmundo.org/voluntariado-en-francia/

In Madrid

There are several opportunities for in Spain for those interested in environmental and marine conservation projects. Find environmental nonprofit organizations through volunteering platforms such as Hacesfalta.org.

Fundación Hazloposible

Hacesfalta Fundación Hazloposible works to foster, in an innovative way, the participation of society (individuals and companies) in solidarity causes, through new technologies. This platform is one of the leading Spanish nonprofit facilitating volunteer engagements through hacesfalta.org, which has promoted more than 5 million interactions between more than 6.000 registered nonprofits and volunteers since its launch in 2.000.

Plataforma del Voluntariado

Founded in 1986 as a Platform for the Promotion of Volunteers in Spain (PPVE), responding to the need. This Third Sector Platform brings together under one umbrella a number of leading nonprofit organizations, including The Platform for Social Action; The European Network for the Fight Against Poverty and Social Exclusion; The Spanish Volunteerism Platform; The Spanish Committee of Representatives of the Disabled; Caritas Espanola; The Spanish Red Cross; and The Spanish National Organization for the Blind. Third Sector Platform’s goal is to present a coordinated policy agenda on behalf of organizations that serve the needs of disadvantaged groups or those with special needs.

Voluntarios por Madrid

Fundación Voluntarios for Madrid was established by the municipality of Madrid in April 2005, and it is a non-for profit entity that seeks to promote, training and supporting volunteering. It is an Intermediary between companies and NGOs by supporting social entities and companies.

Caritas Española

Caritas International is a confederation of relief, development, and social service organizations operating in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Collectively and individually their mission is to work to build a better world, especially for the poor and oppressed

Call of Hope Mission International

Our Mission network is focused on the development and humanitarian actions. As our name implies, the Call of Hope Mission International strives to give hope to the hopeless children, women, men, refugees, handicaps, and other vulnerable in Africa and to the African immigrants in Spain and in other parts of the European Community. Call of Hope Mission International distributes its humanitarian services to everyone who is in desperate needs, irrespective of their nationality, sex, colors, creed or religion, etc.

Manos Unidas

The Association of the Catholic Church in Spain for support, promotion, and development of the Third World. Fighting hunger, poor nutrition, poverty, disease, underdevelopment, and lack of education, and working to eradicate the structural causes that produce them: injustice, unequal distribution of wealth and opportunities between people and people, ignorance, prejudice, lack of solidarity, the indifference and the crisis of human and Christian values.

ONCE

The principal objective of the ONCE Foundation is to implement integrated programs of work-related training and employment for people with disabilities, and universal accessibility, promoting the creation of universally accessible environments, products, and services.

Serve the City

A movement of volunteers founded in Brussels in 2005, aims to show kindness in practical ways, making volunteering a little bit more personal. It is now active in over 70 cities worldwide, with Madrid being the latest addition to its numerous projects.

YMCA

YMCA Spain is committed to developing the full potential of children and young people, by providing a positive environment for their growth through multiple activities, and promoting social responsibility.