Volunteering and digital society
Online volunteering puts NGOs and communities in contact to carry out tasks thanks to one vital tool: an internet connection.
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5 best practices for nonprofit organisations on the social media

Many nonprofit organisations are on the social media and use new tools and strategies to improve communication. Live streaming of Catalan human towers on Facebook Live, hashtags that become a trending topic…here we bring to you just a few of them!

Malmö University organised the NIEM First National Coalition Meeting (March 2017) / Photo: NIEM

Monitoring the reception of refugees to improve European integration policies

The NIEM project aims to improve the integration outcomes of beneficiaries of international protection.

Frame from the #GirlsCount video. Image: Youtube

#GirlsCount Campaign is looking for 130 million voices for the education of girls

130 million girls won’t go to school today. Not because they do not want to, but because they do not have the opportunity. 

Manuel Fernández Echepares, president of CampusRom / Photo: CampusRom

Manuel Fernández: "If we continue to segregate Roma students, it will be much more difficult for them to access university"

Since last summer, Roma people trying to access higher education have a mutual support network: CampusRom. We interview the network’s president, Manual Fernández Echepares.

Benjamin Mathes, CEO of Urban Confessional. Image: Urban Confessional

The Free Listening Day: volunteers listening to people’s problems

Urban Confessional organises an event to be hosted in cities around the US and abroad. At the moment they already have 2000 US-based volunteers.

From digital volunteering to digitising volunteers

What are we referring to when talking about digital volunteering? Could somebody spending 80% of his time in front of a computer and 20% in a hospital be a digital volunteer? 

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Tapper-app against food waste now launched in Catalonia

It has been created by an association from Cornellà de Llobregat and its main purpose is to reduce food waste and promote the utilisation of daily surplus generated by small businesses and restaurants.

How to find volunteers on the social media? / Photo: Pixabay

How to find and encourage volunteers through social media

For nonprofit organisations, social media can be a space to catch citizens’ attention, connect with the social bases and build up a community. Here we offer you some key elements to secure the commitment from volunteers, using the social media.

David Forniès, head of Knowledge at CIEMEN. Photo: CIEMEN

David Forniès: “Stateless peoples continue to suffer the negation of rights, discrimination and even violence”

CIEMEN works to raise awareness and promote the Catalan national reality in the world, to spread knowledge about stateless peoples and also to defend their rights.

Fèlix Casanellas, winner of the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge.

Fèlix Casanellas: “Technology must solve people’s problems”

Nonius is a technological solution project conceived by Fèlix Casanellas, who won the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge. In this interview he tells us about the project and his views on how technology can help society.

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CEV Conference to develop European volunteering strategies

The Capacity Building Conference will take place on 6-7 April 2017 in London at the City Hall.

Highlights

CEV calls for applications for the European Volunteering Capital Competition 2019. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2017.