• First meeting of the KA3 project – Through the Lens of the Other

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntària Foundation is a partner and promoter institution of the 2-year project (2019-2020) Through the Lens of the Other, which is led by the entity Inter Alia from Greece. The program includes the participation of 12 entities and institutions besides Greece, Italy, Malta, Turkey, Germany, Sweden, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, and the United Kingdom. From January 17 to

  • Presentation day of the European Solidarity Corps

    Europe wants to keep building European solidarity and volunteering activities. This is one of the conclusions drawn after the presentation ceremony of the European Solidarity Corps, which took place on Monday, February 11, at the Meier Auditorium of the MACBA, in Barcelona. The purpose of this program? Foster solidarity in

  • Lluc Martí: “Volunteering has the power to overcome borders and create relationships between people and entities around the world”

    From 6 to 10 February, the Tunisian city of Hammamet hosts the International Forum of Volunteers of the Arab World. The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) is one of the three invited European entities, and the digital newspaper Xarxanet interviews Lluc Martí, responsible for FCV projects, about this international event where

  • My arrival to Barcelona

    Hello, I’m Alice, from Estonia, and I’m now volunteer at the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. It has been almost a month since I arrived in Barcelona. I must admit that coming from a country as small as Estonia and now moving to a big city like Barcelona was an intimidating thought,

  • Our visit to Preston, one of our TLN-Mobilicat destinations

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) went to get to know firsthand the place that will be hosting during 3 months the 10 participants of the TLN-Mobilicat program: Preston. This English city is one of the three destinations of the program ‘Ampliant Horitzons: Pràctiques professionals a Europa’, organized by the FCV, along with Amarante


    The first word that comes into mind when I think of Poland, is the port city of this fantastic country, the Tricity (Trójmiasto in Polish). During 2015 and until 2016, I had the fantastic opportunity to reside in a town not far from it, and since then, I have left

  • Countdown for the ‘International Volunteering Forum of the Arab World’

    From the 6th to 10th of February the ‘International Volunteering Forum of the Arab World’ will take place in Hammamet (Tunisia), with the participation of the leaders of volunteer organizations from 19 Arab countries. The aim of this forum is to promote the culture of volunteering in the Arab world and

  • FCV will host the international seminar “Volunteering for Peace”

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV is pleased to announce that the international seminar ‘Volunteering for Peace’ will take place from April 1 to 7 in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona) with the participation of 19 leaders, managers and volunteers from 15 non-governmental and non-profit organizations from Portugal, Italy, Macedonia, Germany, Greece,

  • Congress of the Third Social Sector

    From November 20 to 22, the 6th Congress of the Third Social Sector took place under the title “Social inequalities – local solutions”. Hundreds of representatives of entities and professionals dedicated to the care and accompaniment of the most vulnerable people within our society have participated in this meeting at

  • Diving in Barna

    I can not believe I am getting to the end of my internship here in Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. It seems yesterday when I arrived here. Even though the time has been flying, in this multidimensional organization I could acquire a better understand of this little world, a planet composed by

  • Learning about KA2 in Mollina

    From October 29 to November 4, Lorena, on behalf of the FCV, participated in the training course “KA2 Unveiled: an in-depth view of Erasmus + Key Action 2” in Mollina, Malaga, organized by the Spanish National Agency -ANE, INJUVE, with the support of the Erasmus+ program. During the training week

  • The FCV participates in the seminar ‘Come Together’ in Greece

    From 5 to 11 December 2019, the Seminar ‘Come Together for Better Opportunities’, organized by the entity Youthfully Yours, took place in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Around 20 entities from European countries participated, among which the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. The international seminar, which was carried out with the support

  • Fundació Catalunya Voluntària participates in the International Forum for the institutionalization of volunteering in Morocco

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV has been the only European entity that has participated in the International Forum for the Institutionalization of Volunteering in Morocco, which took place on December 14th and 15th in Casablanca. The meeting was the result of the efforts of Moroccan civil society in order to give

  • Forum “The Institutionalization of Volunteering”

    The FCV has been invited to participate in the Forum “The Institutionalization of Volunteering”, an event that will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, on December 15th. During International Volunteer Day, the main goal will be create a dialogue among national and international experts in order to boost reflections and the

  • EVS in Barcelona at 30yo

     When you are living in a small village you need to deal with stereotypes and old fashioned opinion about who is young and who not, what you should do and should not, what is good and what is not. Surrounded by that kind of thoughts I’ve spent a lot of