In recent years, many people decide to get involved in volunteering within non-profit organizations. What is role of these receiving entities in this process, what has to be taken into account to manage correctly these newcomers?
What strategies apply when it comes to look for volunteers? To attract volunteers does not mean just to call for them so they come to the association and start working.
Sergi Burrull, Program Coordinator of CooperantsCaixa, explains what is the Programme on International Volunteering (Corporate Volunteering for Development) and what are its characteristics.
We submit 8 innovations from all over the world that are helping philanthropy to grow, by better channelling resources.
By the term ateneu (Athenaeum) we understand an association whose aim is to promote culture and to improve its members’ quality of life by means of events, talks or conferences.
The organizational base of "castells", as is common to all popular culture, is associationism. Building human towers is a private initiative but with a public service orientation, open to society as a whole.
What to take into account when concentrating on the improvement of management of volunteering? As a result of our experience in assisting organizations in improving their management, we here submit a collection of 5 factors that significantly helped to improve volunteering.
To support formerly supervised youngsters during their emancipation process is one of the tasks done by the Association Punt de Referència.
A website to support volunteering organizations, launched and funded by the Catalan Government, and managed by the organizations themselves.
How to make our association known? How to awake people’s interest? How to mobilize the social base? We offer 7 key-points that provide an answer to these questions.
Verso is a European research and development project whose aim is to explain how volunteering can help European authorities in fighting unemployment and improving the quality of life of jobless people.
According to a report by the IGOP (Institut de Govern i Polítiques Públiques), solidarian and civic answers help to tackle the crisis. The report identifies more than 500 initiatives on social innovation.