volunteering

Laia Bernués, territorial delegate of AFEV Barcelona. Photo: AFEV Barcelona

Laia Bernués: “The benefit of social mentoring is bidirectional”

The enTàndem project creates links between university volunteering and children at risk of social exclusion with the aim of encouraging children’s autonomy and self-esteem. 

Pathways to Rights: Empowering Young Europeans.

Pathways to Rights: Empowering Young Europeans

This is the title of the Volonteurope’s 26th Annual Conference which will take place in Brussels on 30-31 October. 

Sidi Si, at the center of the image. Photo: YAA

Sidi Si: “Young people in Senegal have taken a step forward to change things in our country”

Youth in Action Association is a non-profit established in the community of Kédougou, which works on projects relating to children, health and community development.

A global day of secret Gigs.   Source: Amnesty International

Give a Home, global music in favour of refugees

Musicians, refugees and communities are coming together to recognise the things that unite them.

Alphabet. Photo: Pixabay

Two translation NGOs merge to break down linguistic barriers

Translators Without Borders and The Rosetta Foundation, the leading NGOs in the field of translation worldwide, start an integration process while keeping independent spaces.  

Mikel Ayestaran workin in Sana'a (Yemen) - Image: Mikel Ayestaran

Mikel Ayestaran: "In Gaza, aid workers are like a caste and volunteering is dead!”

The journalist helps us to discover and understand Middle East, a region that is often talked about, but which is largely unknown to many.

Conference 2016

Sharing research and experiences of volunteering

Researchers, policy makers and practitioners will meet in Nottingham at the 2017 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference on 7-8th September.

European Solidarity Corps participants.

Young people committed to society

The European Solidarity Corps, a new European Union initiative, brings young people to build a more inclusive society, supporting vulnerable people and responding to societal challenges.

Come and go, learn and grow together with Erasmus Plus Programme

The Erasmus+ programme is a great opportunity for young people, youth workers an students to come together for volunteering and learn from each other.

The importance of volunteering in refugee camps

Many of us, volunteers, have travelled to refugee camps, some of us more than once, but yet they still need more hands. How is this possible?

Volunteer or You’ll Lose Everything!

As long as we are truthful about our ads, why can’t we use some marketing techniques to recruit volunteers?

Volunteering from home. Photo: Pexels

Micro-volunteering: no commitment actions that benefit a worthy cause

Volunteering wherever and whenever you want is something achievable through different micro-volunteering platforms.

European Solidarity Corps / Image: ESC Facebook page

Opportunities for young people to volunteer in the European Solidarity Corps

More than 24,000 youngsters have already registered online to be part of a solidarity-related project.

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? 

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.

Digital volunteering can be made from home. Photo: Pexels

5 platforms for worldwide digital volunteering

Online volunteering puts NGOs and communities in contact to carry out tasks thanks to one vital tool: an internet connection.

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