European Volunteering Capital

Source: EVC Sligo 2017

Will your city be the next European Volunteering Capital?

CEV calls for applications for the title of European Volunteering Capital Competition 2020. 

Francesca Pisano with a volunteer.   Source: Aarhus 2018

Francesca Pisano: "The vision is to rethink the cohesion of the city through volunteerism and social action"

Francesca Pisano, member of Aarhus 2018, talks about the aims and benefits of hosting the European Volunteering Capital 2018.

Sligo 2017

Ciara Herity: "People who never recognised or called themselves volunteers at all, are standing tall and valuing their contribution"

Ciara Herity, manager of the Sligo Volunteer Centre, talks about her experience as 2017 European Volunteering Capital.

European Volunteering Capital 2019 / Photo: CEV

Will your city be the next European Volunteering Capital?

CEV calls for applications for the European Volunteering Capital Competition 2019.

Located in the east of Denmark, Aarhus is the second most populated city in the country, with around 320,000 inhabitants / Photo: Gonzalo Pineda Zuniga, Flickr

Aarhus, waiting to become the European Volunteering Capital

Denmark’s second largest city lived a 2017 full of activities as the European Capital of Culture and this year it holds the European Volunteering Capital. Let’s find out how volunteering is in this Northern European city.

Sligo 2017: celebrating the great work volunteers do

Sligo is delighted to be named the European Volunteering Capital for 2017. Plans are already underway for what promises to be a fantastic year.

Representatives from the Sligo 2017 candidature celebrating the nomination / Photo: @VolunteerSligo, Twitter

Sligo to be the European Volunteering Capital in 2017

The Irish municipality will take over from London (2016) after beating six other candidates. The volunteering capital in 2018 will be Aarhus.