volunteering

Volonteurope organises a conference where its Measuring Impact Working Group will present its policy paper outlining the results of a research about the impact of volunteering on the society.

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The importance of the associative movement and volunteering when dealing with these diseases.

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Mar Estartús, co-founder of LivingNepal.  Font: LivingNepal

We interview Mar Estartús, the co-founder of Living NEPAL, a non-profit association that was established in Barcelona on 12 May 2015, after the earthquake that shook Nepal, when two of the association’s founders survived.

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Clara Garcia - Font: Beartsy.org

Clara Garcia Ortés is the voluntary president and project manager at Be Artsy, a non-profit association that develops creative projects for communities lacking access to provide training and experiences.

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Mario Cuevas.   Source: NGO Voluntariado

Mario Cuenca from the NGO Voluntariado tells us about the need to raise awareness around the culture of volunteering in the context of our current society and the advantages of participating in an international volunteering experience.

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English Catalan-based author Matthew Tree tells us about the main advantatges of linguistic volunteering in Catalonia.

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Francesca Pisano with a volunteer.   Source: Aarhus 2018

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

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Sligo 2017

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

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Kosice.   Source: Kosice State Theatre

The Slovak city has been chosen, ahead of the other two finalists, Augsburg in Germany and Cascais in Portugal.

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International Volunteer Day is held on December the 5th. It’s a day where our workforce becomes visible.

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A volunteer, driven by an awareness that makes him or her sensitive to injustices, and driven by the resolve to role up their sleeves to transform their surroundings, is a person who goes to a non-profit organisation to collaborate.

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

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. 

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