volunteering

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.

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.

Play stone / Photo: Geralt, Pixabay

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.

The Gathering is the biggest UK’s third sector event / Image: thegathering.eventgrid.com

The Gathering, the Scottish third sector's meeting point

The event will be held on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd February at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow.

Volunteering: self-benefit or real help?

Laura Casas shares her thoughts on the true motivations of many volunteers and the non-profit organisations hosting them.

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 will live a 2017 full of activities as the European Capital of Culture while it prepares to take over from Sligo. Let’s find out how volunteering is in this Northern European city.

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8 awareness and fundraising initiatives started in oncology wards

Many solidarity initiatives have started in oncology wards, here are a few of them!

The enthusiasm of getting started

The excitement at starting a new project, the nostalgia for projects that come to an end and the stamina to continue volunteering and enjoying it. All of this and a little more in this article by Joan Rosinach.

Volunteer rights and obligations

Susan J. Ellis explains rights and obligations that volunteers should comply with. Want to know more about it? 

Isa López from Fundació Estany / Photo: Fundació Estany

Isa López: "We perform shows with a social content to overcome prejudice and stereotypes around disabilities"

From Fundació Estany they tell us about DansCapacitats, an inclusive dance project bringing together people with and without disabilities.

Computer Keyboard (Marcie Casas, Flickr)

Virtual volunteering, what are my options?

Helping to disseminate campaigns, signing petitions, translating, giving advice to associations…there are a number of ways you can collaborate with non-profit organisations from home.

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