Poland calling

Posted on March 10, 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION: Organization: Fundacja Centrum Aktywności Twórczej Location: Leszno, Poland Deadline for application: Project dates: two-month projects in a gap of 01.01.2020 – 31.08.2021 (12 months) Number of volunteers: Minimum 10 people ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: With the necessity of making a change in the local environment gathered already dozens of people between the age of 13 and 30 /generally as we have also younger and older volunteers from kids to seniors. It is because of the accumulation of the following ideas Foundation…

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Volunteering in a German Circus

Posted on February 10, 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION: Organisation: Aktions- und Zirkusbüro Otto-Dullenkopf-Park Location: Karlsruhe, Germany Deadline for application: 15th of February Project dates: 01.05.2020 – 30.04.2021 (12 months) Number of volunteers: 1 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The “Aktions- und Zirkusbüro” develops and creates circus pedagogical offers, participation projects, events as well as actions on the big areal in the Otto-Dullenkopf-Park which is situated at the southeastern part of the city Karlsruhe. The “Aktions- und Zirkusbüro” is part of the “Stadtjugendausschuss e.V.” which is an umbrella association for…

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Finland is waiting for you!!

Posted on February 6, 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION: Organisation: ICYE Finland Project name: Dagtek serviceenhet Location: Ekenäs, Finland Deadline for application: 13th of February Project dates: 15th of April 2020 – 14th of April 2021 (12 months) Number of volunteers: 1 ABOUT DAGTEK SERVICEENHET Dagtek serviceenhet (community) is a part of Kårkulla samkommun (federation of municipalities), which offers services for intellectually disabled persons with learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorders. The activities Dagtek offers are divided into several sections that all focus on different areas. The participants…

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Start your September in Leipzig with ONE OF SEVERAL long term ESC projects

Posted on February 3, 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION: Organisation: Soziokulturelles zentrum “Die VILLA” Location: Leipzig, Germany Deadline for application: 24 of February 2020 – To apply scroll till the end Start of project: 1st of September 2020 End of project: 31st of August 2021 (12 months ) VOLUNTARY SERVICE IN LEIPZIG: ESC We are supporting and hosting organisation for the voluntary service „European Solidarity Corps“ (ESC). We have different hosting organisations in Leipzig and offer voluntary places every year. Our volunteers live in shared flats. Everybody…

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Training course (Un)mapped grounds in Slovenia

Posted on January 14, 2020

Training course topic: (Un)mapped grounds organized by YOUTH CENTRE OF DRAVINJA VALLEY Activity dates: 16.03.2020 – 24.03.2020 Number of participants: 2 Deadline: 24.01.2020 Location: Gorenje nad Zrečami, Slovenia ABOUT YOUTH CENTRE OF DRAVINJA VALLEY Youth centre of Dravinja valley was established in 2003 by Students club of Dravinja valley and is a private institute and social enterprise that is working with youth on local, regional, national and international level. Our vision is activation of young people, promotion of active citizenship, raising cultural competencies,…

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Two long term projects in a Finnish NGO

Posted on November 18, 2019

  There are two long term ESC projects in Finland with Maailmanvaihto – an organization with 60 years of experience. 1) Kårkulla samkommun / Dagtek community / Life skills activities Dagtek serviceenhet (community) is a part of Kårkulla samkommun (federation of municipalities), which offers services for intellectually disabled persons with learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorders. The activities Dagtek offers are divided into several sections that all focus on different areas. The participants in the LO (Livsorienterad verksamhet in Swedish) life skills activities…

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Experience: Gender Equality Awareness Youth Exchange in Italy

Posted on October 28, 2019

GEA – Gender Equality Awareness   ”GEA – Gender Equality Awareness” is a project that took place in Trento, Italy (21-28 September 2019). it is based on a continue process of learning, dissemination and perceptions of information, facts, and experiences about Gender Equality topic in our communities, countries. This main goal was achieved due to non-formal education, intercultural exchange, and, of course, because of every emotion that we lived together. So, in this YE were involved three teams from: Italy, Norway, Moldova and also I want to mention our beautiful project manager, Francesca who did her best for making our trip a real Erasmus+ fairytale. Energizers, conference, workshops, team-building games (cooking), survey, flash mob, free time, pizza these are just some examples of great combination for real impact. Namely, we really want to underline that…

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Youth Exchange – Let’s Blog

Posted on October 4, 2019

From 6 to 12 of September , 2019, an Erasmus + youth exchange took place in Trento, Italy, with 24 young people from Portugal, Georgia, Italy  and Moldova. The topics addressed were: Blogging; Media Literacy; Active Citizenship; Digital Natives; Storytelling . Trento is the capital city of the autonomous province of Trentino Alto-Adige, situated in North Italy. The city is a major educational, scientific and political centre with sheltering the University of Trento which is ranked among the best universities…

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Vlog on how I volunteered in Vukovar, Croatia by Acy Varlan

Posted on October 2, 2019

In this vlog we spent a weekend in Vukovar, Eastern Croatia. It was not my first time in Vukovar, as that I did my volunteering service there last year. I revisited the places we have been and recollected a few videos from last year. I talked about EVS= ESC(2019) service and how to become a volunteer. I am not equipped to talk about Vukovar’s tragedy, but as a volunteer living there I heard a lot of stories during the war…

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Tools For Self Reliance – ESC Southampton, England

Posted on October 1, 2019

GENERAL INFORMATION: Organisation: Kreisjugendwerk der AWO Karlsruhe-Stadt Location: Southampton, United Kingdom Deadline for application: ASAP Start of project: October 2019 End of project: September/October 2020 PRACTICAL INFORMATION: The volunteer will live in a five-bedroom house which is on the same site as Tools for Self Reliance. The volunteer will have their own bedroom but will share communal areas such as the kitchen, bathroom and lounge with the other ESC volunteers. There are bicycles available for the volunteers to use. The…

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