• My experience in the mid term evaluation!

    Alice volunteer of FCV, explain her experience in the mid term evaluation: From June 10 to 14, I attended the mid-term evaluation seminar in Mollina (Málaga), Andalucía, an activity aimed at all the volunteers who are currently carrying out their European volunteering (ESC) projects in Spain. The seminar, a meeting

  • We have arrived to Pesaro!

    The group of participants for the internship program TLN Mobilicat in Italy has already reached their destination for the next three months: The Italian city of Pesaro. With well loaded suitcases, they all met in El Prat Airport to start the journey. Sergio had the chance to accompain the group

  • Vegan Brunch: Come and find out!

    Next Friday, June 28th, from 12 noon, we will celebrate an informative Brunch at Casa del Mar! Come and learn about the opportunities offered by different European programs to go abroad in a subsidized manner, with the aim of developing personal and professional skills during stays. Do you want to

  • The study visit ‘Tools and mechanisms for youth participation’ will include the main centers for young people in Barcelona

    Only three days left to start the international study visit Tools and mechanisms for youth participation, organized by Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV in Barcelona, ​​from June 10 to 15. At this point, we are pleased to inform you about some of the entities with whom we are collaborating: on the one

  • Life is giving us opportunities every day. The European Volunteering Awards through the eyes of Marcin

    Life is giving us opportunities every day. Sometimes really little things can change our way of thinking. Like Winston Churchill said: “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” In the past I was focusing more on all difficulties the life was giving to

  • Do you want to volunteer for peace in Barcelona?

    Do you want to be part of initiatives to promote peace in Barcelona? Do you want to start new activities and projects of awareness and training? In the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV we are constantly looking for the help of young people and adults who want to carry out solidarity actions to

  • Breaking stereotypes during my European volunteer project in Romania

    Since I have been in Romania for three months now, I start to have a better conception of its reality. In general terms, my thoughts have been that we have many unfounded prejudices about this country, which are often wrong: people are usually kind, the country is safe and has

  • Barcelona will host a study visit to learn tools and mechanisms for youth participation

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV organizes the study visit Tools and Mechanisms for Youth Participation from 10 to 16 June. The meeting takes place within the framework of a key action for the exchange of good practices and innovation in the field of youth, entitled Empower for change, This is a two years

  • The ‘Volunteering for Peace’ seminar exceeds expectations with excellent results

    Once the Volunteering for Peace seminar was over, and from a certain distance, we are now able to trace the conclusions of this international meeting, organized by the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. And, after analyzing the evaluation sheets that the participants filled in on the last day of the activity, we

  • Thank you very much, Poland. Become a volunteer!

    It was a difficult 2015 when, for personal reasons, I decided to put an end to a stage of my life that left me exhausted at all levels. I was then 25 years old and had the feeling that things had to change to evolve, learn and develop a personality

  • The Forum ‘Volunteering in the Arab world’ reaches its objectives and establishes new partnerships

    From April 29 to May 4, in Vilanova i la Geltrú and Barcelona, ​​the I International Forum ‘Volunteering in the Arab World – Challenges and Opportunities’ took place. The main goal of the meeting, organized by the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV, was to create new opportunities for volunteering, mobility and intercultural

  • We imagine a more humane and solidary society in the youth exchange ‘Class Privilege’

    What do capitalism, revolution, oppression, minorities and non-formal education have in common? That they all had space in the Class Privilege youth exchange, which took place from March 30 to April 7 in Vilanova i la Geltrú. Class Privilege was the third and last exchange of the Privilege Program, coordinated

  • The city of Pesaro is ready to welcome the interns of TLNMobilicat program

    The city of Pesaro, in Italy, is already prepared to host the 10 participants of the TLNMobilicat – Internships in Europe program. This is the third group that participates with the Catalunya Voluntaria-FCV Foundation in this project, which is co-financed by the Employment Service of Catalonia (SOC) and the European

  • The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària promotes volunteer opportunities in the Arab countries

    On May 2, the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV hosted a presentation of volunteer opportunities in the Arab countries at Casa del Mar, in Barcelona. It was an great opportunity to get to know first hand some of the volunteer activities in which young people are already able to participate. The event

  • Volunteering as a tool to learn and know better oneself

    Hello! I am Neus and I am volunteering in a Hungarian association that is based on promoting a sustainable and healthy lifestyle and permaculture. I live with five other volunteers from different countries in a humble house with a very large garden where we grow vegetables to self-manage. The town