• Embracing Change in Ourselves

    For a week in November, I was at the Asha Centre (Flaxley, England) doing the Erasmus+ experience ‘Training Course Rites of Passage: Embracing Change in Ourselves’’. The course was about rituals and the path to maturity. We did many activities on introspection, to get to know ourselves better and to recognize the things we want […]

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  • EVS in Barcelona – my first experience abroad

    Hello everyone, Before I start to tell you how my 9 months EVS Eramus+ journey was, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Alp, I’m from Turkey and I’m 23 years old. I was 22 years old when I volunteered, I had my 23rd birthday in Barcelona with all FCV members 😊   […]

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  • Croatia – one of the best experiences of my life

    Croatia has been one of the best experiences of my life. I have always liked volunteering, I had participated in various work camps, both national and international; but before I left for Croatia, I wasn’t sure I could be part of an experience like that one. The job was surprisingly fun, we worked at a […]

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  • Project management with a peace perspective

    My first swim in the Black Sea was quite special. I had been waiting for that moment a while ago, and finally, I got it on the Georgian coast, on a nice beach in Kobuleti, a city with 20,000 inhabitants in the Autonomous Republic of Adjara (Georgia). A radiant sun, a pleasant temperature and a […]

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  • The FCV promotes the ‘Transformers-A Age of Youth’ project

    From January 23 to January 26, the FCV will participate in the first transnational meeting of the ‘Transformers-A Age of Youth’ project, a cooperation initiative for innovation, exchange of best practices and capacity building, coordinated by the Kosovar entity LENS and fostered by a total of 10 non-profit and youth organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, […]

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  • FCV host the job shadowing activity ‘Youth Leadership for Change’

    From February 7 to 14, the FCV will host a small group of young adolescents in Barcelona, ​​who will enjoy a week full of activities within the framework of the job shadowing- practical learning experience titled ‘Youth Leadership for Change’, which takes place within the framework of the two-year project ‘Empower for change’, coordinated by […]

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  • Power of non-formal education at Iberian level

    “Someday everything will make sense. So, for now, laugh in confusion, smile through your tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.” When you unexpectedly get an email one day informing you that on November 26th you will take part of a TC in Porto until the end of December, a TC […]

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  • IV Social Innovation Forum – On migration and innovation

    For the fourth consecutive year, and coinciding with its 20th anniversary, the Valencian entity Joves Solides has organized its traditional Social Innovation Forum at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, on December 13th and 14th. This fourth forum, inaugurated by the president of the Valencian Community Ximo Puig, and the president of Joves Solides, Lourdes Mirón, […]

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  • In another Galaxy: III Annual Meeting of SVE/CES Expert Entities

    There are many entities that work at a national level in European volunteering projects, but sometimes, in the day-to-day tasks, you forget the existence of such a wide network of colleagues in the sector.  That is why, for a few years now, institutions have promoted meetings that can facilitate cooperation and the network among the […]

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  • My volunteering experience in “Outward Bound Sumartin”

    When my friend Fernando asked me if I wanted to go with him on an Erasmus+ program, the first thing that came to my mind was: “Is my English good enough for doing that?” Because I hadn’t studied it since I finished high school and I was pretty sure that I would struggle a lot […]

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  • 20th Anniversary of World Our Home

    On December 5th and 6th, the annual assembly of the World Our Home entity, partner and associate in numerous European projects that the FCV has developed over the years, took place in Rezekne, Latvia. However, this year coincided with a very special occasion: the 20th anniversary of the Latvian entity. Together with other entities in […]

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  • Adil’s internship at the FCV

    My name is Adil Riani and I’m an international master’s degree student in the EAE business school in Barcelona. Thanks to the agreement with EAE and the Fundació Catalunya Voluntaria I’ve done my internship as a cultural mediator and now when I’m finishing it, I can say that the experience has been super useful. My […]

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  • A great experience that I recommend to all young people

    Good! My name is Robert, and for a year I have been living in Lębork, a town in northern Poland. There, I was working as a volunteer in one of the European Union projects. My level of English when I started was not the best, but spending 24 hours a day speaking in English I […]

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  • Plans that become alive

    I knew almost nothing about Croatians a week before flying there for the first time. Actually, I wasn’t even aware I was about to make this trip couple of days before. I must admit, though, that volunteering had been a thing in my mind the last years: Sweden, Norway, no, no no, too cold!; Italy, […]

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  • TLN Mobility 2020

    ‘From Fundació Catalunya Voluntària, this year we want to present ‘Expanding Horizons: Internships In Europe’ the project we offer to young people registered in Youth Guarantee to extend their education through work internship in the Mediterranean’. ‘A great opportunity to broaden your horizons  and take on a broader look at the future. ‘ This year, […]

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