volunteering

Volunteering for Peace

We hope that, once the seminar is over, all participants will be able to use new frameworks of skills and prepare new volunteering activities and programmes to promote peace and human rights, to fight against discrimination and build non-violent narratives that we see in society.

Montse Ros is the president of Probens.

Montse Ros: "European Mobility is an opportunity to improve the job placement of young people"

The president of Probens, an entity that is 35 years old, stresses the importance of promoting the mobility of young people in European countries to improve their employability.

Vilanova i la Geltrú will host the seminar 'Volunteering for peace'.

Volunteering, a tool for peace

The seminar “Volunteering for peace” will gather volunteering programme officers from 15 non-profit organizations from around Europe in Vilanova i la Geltrú from 1 to 7 April.

On 5 December 2018, Padova was announced as a European Volunteering Capital 2020.  Source:CEV

Will your city be the next European Volunteering Capital?

CEV calls for applications for the title of European Volunteering Capital Competition 2021.

Lluc Martí during the last Volunteering Forum celebrated in Casablanca, Morocco.   Source: Fundació Catalunya Voluntària

Lluc Martí: "Volunteering has the power to move beyond borders and build relations among people and organizations from around the world"

We talk to the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària about volunteering in the Arab world and the importance of generating synergies with volunteering organizations and people on the southern shore of the Mediterranean.

Martin Luther King.

10 inspirational Martin Luther King Jr. quotes on associations and volunteering

The world celebrates the 90th anniversary of the birth of the famous activist who, despite his death in 1968, continues to inspire humanity with his speeches.

Kosice is hosting the European Volunteering Capital 2019.

Miloslav Klíma: "The #EVCapital 2019 is a chance to give recognition to the value of volunteers in Kosice and develop ways to support them"

Miloslav Klíma, member of Kosice 2019, talks about the aims and benefits of hosting the European Volunteering Capital 2019.

European Volunteering Capital Aarhus 2018

In 2018, Aarhus has held the title as European Volunteering Capital. The title is given each year by the European Volunteer Centre (CEV) to a European city or municipality which has been particularly notable in terms of volunteering. 

Padova was announced as the 2020 European Volunteering Capital.  Source: CEV

Padova, 2020 European Volunteering Capital

The city has been chosen ahead of the other candidate, the Scottish town of Stirling.

How good is the UK at volunteering?

This International Volunteer Day I find myself reflecting on the state of volunteering in the UK. 

Augsburg will host the conference.   Source: Wikipedia

Augsburg will host the IAVE's world volunteer conference

The event, which takes place from 16th to 20th october, is a gathering point for volunteer leaders from throughout the world and people who share a commitment to volunteering.

This Festival takes place on September 21st-23rd. Source: Frivillighovedstad

The Aarhus volunteer Festival, a way to celebrate volunteering

On September 21st-23rd, the danish city will host debates, workshops, talks, performances and others activities.

Why going to rainy Denmark in September? Aarhus Volunteer Festival is the answer!

Francesca from Italy and Uliana from Ukraine are two EVS Volunteers working in the Aarhus 2018. They invite you to participate in the event.

A Catalan volunteer and a Palestinian peasant in the West Bank

ACPau and Palestinian Farmers Union: ecological agriculture against occupation

The collaborative project between an ACPau brigades and a Palestinian peasant Organization begins to see its first sustainable fruits grow

Rijeka 2020, what legacy for Volunteering in Culture?

Rijeka will be the European Capital of Culture in 2020 and it is seen as an opportunity to secure a lasting legacy of volunteers in many fields of culture and cultural heritage. 

Volunteering & Solidarity in the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

Europe is a community, a community of people, with a shared and inter-connected cultural heritage, that has volunteers and volunteering at its heart.

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