• Preparing CV for European Solidarity Corps projects

    European Solidarity Corps is a programme managed by the European Commission. It offers volunteering opportunities (2-12 months) in the European Union and partner countries for the participants in the age between 18 and 30 years old in the different fields connected with culture, citizenship, education, ecology and social works. Read more about the programme here. […]

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  • Gamification as Tool of Social Inclusion

    Gamification is a relatively new format of teaching and training with a capacity to become one of the most important tools in the future. It is proven that people learn new information much better if they are having fun during the process. Also it can be a very helpful instrument for people with fewer opportunities […]

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  • When a High School classroom becomes a theater play

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntaria and Artixoc, with the support of the Spanish network of the Anna Lindh Foundation, carry out the workshops ‘Turn your back on violence’ in a High School class and playground. Playgrounds are the place where children and teenagers dream, play, grow and take a rest from their classes. But in Barcelona, a […]

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  • Learning results

    Learning results ‘Career Opportunities in Agriculture’ A month ago now, the group of students and teachers from the ‘Vasil Levski’ Professional School of Agriculture in Parvomay (Bulgaria) returned to their country, after having lived 3 intense weeks in Vilanova y la Geltrú (Barcelona), happy to have participated in the activity of training practices ‘Career Opportunities […]

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  • Professions of the future

    The FCV is pleased to announce that from August 21st to September 7th we are once again hosting an international internship activity ‘European Career for Professions with Future’ for students of a professional training center, with the participation of 32 young people, who will gain the experience of an internships abroad and will communicate in […]

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  • Marking Trends, Refuge and Migrations

    According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a migrant is any person who moves, or has moved, across an international border or within a country, far away from his or her usual place of residence, regardless of his/her legal status, voluntary or involuntary nature of the displacement or causes of the displacement.   The […]

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  • What’s new in ESC!

    With the implementation of the ESC (European Solidarity Corps), come the novelties of the new programme. The new guide has been in our hands since the beginning of May, and we want to present you some of the updates! As some of you will already know, the ESC (previously part of Erasmus+ programme), has become […]

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  • Find your motivation

    How to find your motivation? Wherever you are applying for a job, an internship or a voluntary service – it is always crucial to identify your needs and the real, indistinct motivation. Why do you want to apply for this, particular position? What motivates you? Do you have the skills and competences required to work […]

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  • Results Erasmus+ VET ‘Career Opportunities in the primary sector’

    From August 9 to 29, the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària has hosted the project of Erasmus+ VET titled ‘Career Opportunities in Agriculture’,  an internship experience which results from an agreement with the ‘Vasil Levski’ Professional School of Agriculture, of Parvomay, implemented in partnership with the NGO Center for European Initiatives ‘Stara Zagora’ (Bulgaria). The activity has […]

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  • FCV part of the network APROVE

    One of the joys of international mobility with APROVE Association (Association for the Support of European Volunteering Projects) and other organizations is meeting with colleagues from different corners of the country, and being able to chat, contrast experience and share anecdotes and advices. It is from these meetings that the APROVE Association is created, with […]

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  • Benefits of non-formal and informal learning in your professional life

    We are all recognizing the formal ways of learning – structured, taught by teachers and proffesors at schools, universities or courses. Those educational institutions are giving us theoretical and practical knowledge about particular topics and are developing our ‘hard competences’ (e.g. learning data and administrative skills). However, there are also different ways of learning that […]

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  • We identify good practises: Cards of the neighbourhoods

    When we think about tourism, we always picture far away cities, landscapes and environment. But most of the times, we miss knowing better what is going around us at a local level. We would like to introduce one of our best practices as a way to discover your city in a dynamic, inclusive and collective […]

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  • Opportunities offered by European Union for young people

    European Union and non-governmental organisations are offering a lot of opportunities for youth – teenagers, students, recent graduates and all the young people interested in self-development, improving their knowledge, enhancing their proffesional path or interested in volunteering. There are different programmes directed to specific age groups and aimed to support traditional form of education or […]

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  • ‘Education for Diversity’ Online training for teachers

    On May 19, the FCV organizes a 90-minute online training dedicated to teachers, psychologists and tutors of students from the ‘Joan Coromines’ secondary school institute, located in the neighborhood of Hostafrancs (Barcelona), where the FCV and Artixoc are carrying out workshops and activities using theater and non-formal activities as the tool to develop communication skills, […]

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  • Career-Opportunities-in-Agriculture

    Internships in the agricultural sector and much more

    From 9 to 29 May, the Fundació Catalunya Voluntaria will host in Vilanova y la Geltrú, and around the county of Garraf, a practical internship activity titled ‘Career Opportunities in Agriculture’. Its objective is to know the work carried out by companies and organizations of the ecological agriculture, farming, livestock and fishing sector, through visits […]

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