• The FCV in the Gulf countries

    The FCV participates in the Second International Conference ‘Excellency in Social Work’, which was held in Manama (Bahrain), from October 5 to 7, organized by the Bahrain Voluntary Work Society. With the participation of more than 150 delegates from 16 countries, NGO leaders, managers and social workers of both public and private entities that are […]

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  • My experience as a volunteer in FCV

    Hello, my name is Alice, I am from Estonia and for the past 9 months I have been carrying out my European Voluntary Service in the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) in Barcelona. Now that my project is coming to an end it is time for me to reflect on this great adventure that I have […]

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  • International Conference in the kingdom of Bahrain

    The FCV, invited to participate in the Second International Conference ‘Excellence in Social Work’, in the kingdom of Bahrain. The FCV is invited to participate and to present its trajectory and experience in the international conference dedicated to social services and the role of the civil society, which is organized by the Kingdom of Bahrain […]

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  • The FCV co-organizes the seminar ‘Go European!’ in Ukraine.

    From 9 to 16 September, the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) co-organized and participated in the international seminar ‘Go European! Building Transnational Youth Partnerships for Youth Participation’, in which participated about 50 young people, representatives of non-governmental and youth entities from Serbia, Croatia, Moldova, Hungary, Belarus, Romania, Holland, Germany, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Estonia, […]

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  • EVOA seminar results

    We are glad to share the results of the written evaluation sheets filled in by the participants in the international seminar ‘Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All’, an activity coordinated by the FCV which took place from September 1 to 7 in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona), in association with 16 not for profit entities from […]

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  • The seminar ‘Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All’ reaches its expected goals and creates a foundation for future projects

    From September 1 to 7, in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona), the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) has carried out the international seminar ‘Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All’, with the participation of 25 representatives of 16 not for profit and nongovernmental organizations from 12 countries, among them project coordinators, volunteer managers, mentors, educators, trainers and volunteers. […]

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  • “Empowered for change – Strengthening Local Capacities for Youth Participation”.  

    During the first week of May 2019, the Capacity Building Activity focused on community youth work “Empowered for change – Strengthening Local Capacities for Youth Participation” was held in the city of Kobuleti (Georgia). We started with a brief presentation by Maka, the project coordinator, where the objectives and possibilities of the exchange were clarified. […]

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  • I have opened my mind much more, becoming more tolerant…

    My name is Blanca, I’m 23 years old and I’m from Vigo (Galicia). I have studied the Degree in Social Work (UVigo) and I have a Master in International Cooperation (UCM). During the last eight months, from December 2018 to July 2019, I participated in a European Voluntary Service (EVS) in Osijek (Croatia). I believe […]

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  • International seminar ”Equal Volunteering Opportunities for all”

    The FCV will carry out an international seminar with the participation of 25 youth workers: The international seminar ‘Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All’ will take place from 1 to 7 September, in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona), at the Hotel César, with the participation of 25 youth workers who are managers, volunteer coordinators, educators, leaders […]

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  • Results of the international visit ‘Tools and Mechanisms for Youth Participation’

    From June 10 to 16, la Fundación Catalunya Voluntària had the privilege of hosting a group of 11 people, including top representatives of 4 municipalities of Georgia (Chkhorotsku, Akhmeti, Poti and Borjumi) and the directors of 3 non-profit, non-governmental entities of the country (Academy for Peace Development- APD, Coalition for Social Reform and Hub-3rd Sector). […]

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  • The art of nonviolent resistance: the story of the Singing Revolution in Estonia

    On the 17th of July, at Casa del Mar, we facilitated a workshop dedicated to the topic of nonviolent resistance and shared the example of the Singing Revolution in Estonia. The workshop was organized by Alice Britta Kukk and Helen Maria Raadik, who are carrying out their European voluntary service in Barcelona, at the Fundació […]

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  • Don’t you know what to do next year? Are you thinking about doing a gap year?

    Did you know that, in many European countries, when students finish high school, they decide to take a gap year before entering the University? Why in a country like Spain this trend is not well seen or does it not directly occur to us to do a gap year? The gap year should not be […]

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  • Workshops about media literacy

    During the months of May and June, FCV carried out five workshops about the topic of critical reading, digital literacy and critical thinking. The workshops took place at Jonqueres Institute in Sabadell and in Celestí Bellera High School, with the participation of 41 students. Critical reading is a reading that is done in an analytical way, […]

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  • Want to find out more about what nonviolent resistance is?

    Want to find out more about what nonviolent resistance is and how it can help to fight for social change and justice in our societies? Come and learn about nonviolent resistance through the unique historic events that took place during the Estonian independence movement, called the Singing Revolution. The Fundación Catalunya Voluntària, in collaboration with […]

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  • Making a volunteer in Lithuania has changed my vision of the world:

    Semyor volunteered in Lithuania and explained his experience: Hello! My name is Semyon, and I participated in a European Volunteering Project in Lithuania, in a small town called Skuodas, where I helped as a teacher’s assistant in English and Russian. Also, I gave Spanish lessons. After spending 7 months in Lithuania, my idea about volunteering […]

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