• FCV takes part in the XIX State Volunteering Congress in Seville

    On November 22nd and 23rd, the most relevant annual state congress dedicated to volunteering took place, this time at the Seville Conference Center, under the title ‘Adding willingnesses’. With more than 1400 participants, more than 150 volunteering organizations from all over Spain, mostly of a social nature, and with a total of 70 exhibitors, the […]

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  • Mindfulness Workshops as a part of my EVS Project

    In 1st April 2017, I started to do my EVS project in Spain/Barcelona with Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. The project that I would take part was called as “Volunteering for Peace” on topics such as peace education, peace building and conflict transformation. My main task was to contribute with my interests, experience and educational background in […]

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  • Celebrating 10 years!

    Yesterday, November 19th, we celebrated the 10 years of action of the FCV. With the weather in our favor, we enjoyed a very full day at the Molí de Mar, in Vilanova and la Geltrú. More than thirty people – former volunteers, collaborators, participants and friends – met with us to share their experiences, remember […]

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  • Online campaign #volstories

    Today is the International Volunteering Day! Slowly we are closing the year 2017. It is a time for conclusions and reflections on previous years and good things that have happened to us and the others. It is also an amazing opportunity to share stories with the world about what the volunteers have done for the others. […]

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  • Objectives fulfilled with good scores!

    FCV has a long track record of organizing educational activities in association with organisations from different countries. When it comes to accountability and impact, it is important that all entities know, share and achieve clear objectives and, therefore, practice reflection and exchange of opinions about the established objectives well in advance and at the beginning […]

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  • Volunteering -Engine for change

    From November 3 to 10 the FCV hosted the international seminar ‘Volunteering for Change’, which was attended by 22 youth workers and volunteers. Adding, they represented a total of 13 non-profit organizations and volunteers from Hungary, Romania, Greece, Latvia, Bulgaria, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Catalonia, Turkey, Italy, Portugal, Estonia and Poland. For a whole […]

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  • Event for experienced EVS organizations

    The FCV participated from the 20th to 22nd of October in the 1st meeting of organizations with experience in the European Voluntary Service -SVE, in Alicante. Event organized by the Spanish National Agency in collaboration with Ágora Cultura. The meeting brought together 48 participants representing different organizations of the Spanish territory, who have been working […]

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  • Volunteering for Change- International Seminar

    From the 3th to the 10th of November, Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV), will host the international seminar ‘Volunteering for Change’. 26 representatives of 14 non-profit and voluntary based organizations, which FCV collaborates with and with a long trajectory in developing international volunteering, will meet in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona). They have in common to […]

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  • 30th Erasmus anniversary!

    From the 27th to 30th September the FCV participated in the event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus program, now Erasmus+, which took place in Murcia and was organized by the Spanish National Agency -ANE in collaboration with the delegation of the ANE in Murcia. The event brought together almost 100 representatives of […]

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  • FCV is growing up !

    Next month FCV will be celebrating its 10 years anniversary! That’s right, it has already been 10 years since the Foundation was created! Of course you are inviting to join the party: let’s meet in Vilanova i la Geltrú on 19th November to discover how far we’ve come since 2007, what we are doing now, meet […]

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  • From Knowing to Becoming

    During the month of September, a training took place in the city of Gyumri, Armenia, in which Fundación Catalunya Voluntaria has been represented. Sergio and Verónica were the participants during the Training Course “From Knowing to Becoming” from 15 to 22 September, addressing the issue of European Volunteering and in particular the figure of the mentor. […]

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  • Meeting at the Arab House in Madrid

    On 13th and 14th September, the meeting of the Spanish Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation for the Intercultural Dialogue-REFAL took place in Madrid, concretly at the Arab House, next to Retiro’s Park. At the meeting we were informed of the latest news coming from Alexandria, headquarters of the Foundation, network of networks with the […]

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  • Study Visit in Brussels

    Hello! I am Andreu, I am 24 years old and this month I had the opportunity to participate in a study visit in Brussels under the project “MOOC – Minorities as occasion and opportunity for Chrysalis”. The main objective of this project is to create an online course on methodologies for working with intercultural groups […]

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  • National Conference of Volunteering in Peru

    From 20 to 22nd  September, the V National Conference of Volunteering and the 1st International Intergenerational Volunteering Course ‘People of all ages contributing to the development’ took place in Lima, Peru, with the participation of Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. The meeting was attended by more than 150 people, representatives of organizations and volunteering programs throughout the […]

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  • CEV’s Conference in Vienna

    The Conference of the European Voluntary Center-CEV, devoted to the development of public policies and entitled ‘Volunteering in Europe: More than a challenge’, took place from 4th to 6th October in Vienna, Austria. Organized with the support of the Ministry of Social Affairs of the Austrian Republic, the conference brought together representatives of volunteering organizations […]

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