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September Job Hunting In Spain

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1. Posted by Sparhawke (Budding Member 14 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

I am wandering off to Spain in Semptember however things have taken a nosedive on the financial side of things so lets say for arguments sake I have a tiny, tiny budget ;) Basically enough to maybe fall on my face from the long distance coach and not much else.

Ok, heres the thing, I have no experience at teaching so those language classes are a complete no-no just before someone reels off that stock answer lol

I am hoping to do something like picking or basic restaurant stuff; scrubbing pans if need be just in order to scrape some pennies up in order to wander off somewhere else yet know little about how the whole asking for under the counter jobs works as I come from a small town in England ruled by bureaucracy.

How do people recommend getting these jobs if they exist when you spot a likely place?

Another thing, what are the chances of getting a hostel room and then being able to find work that pays the same day? Waiting the weeks it takes here for a "legit" job to pay through the bank is not so great when you need to put a roof over your head lol

Staying at home is not an option so I cannot simply wait around until a job that doesnt exist appears in order to save, this is why I have to go away in the first place as a matter of some urgency lol ;)

2. Posted by Sparhawke (Budding Member 14 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

I know this hasn't been answered in a while but I just wanted to mention I have already looked at the possibility of WOLFF but need to earn money while out there...

I simply dont know the best way forward lol

3. Posted by hellosweet (Budding Member 26 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

not sure if you are still in the same situation but where are you in Spain, if you can give a little more detail I could possibly suggest some things. I lived in Madrid and alot of Brazilian exchange students worked PR-ing for clubs in the centre, I doubt the money is great but it would give you something you know. As for bar, restaurant work you could find that quite easily in the centres of most big citys but you will need to speak some Spanish - not fluent, but basic - unless you are in Madrid or Barcelona you can work in irish bars without speaking spanish as its mainly tourists that go there. The only thing about bar work is that peak season is over now so they might not be looking for staff...