• Power of non-formal education at Iberian level

    “Someday everything will make sense. So, for now, laugh in confusion, smile through your tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.” When you unexpectedly get an email one day informing you that on November 26th you will take part of a TC in Porto until the

  • IV Social Innovation Forum – On migration and innovation

    For the fourth consecutive year, and coinciding with its 20th anniversary, the Valencian entity Joves Solides has organized its traditional Social Innovation Forum at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, on December 13th and 14th. This fourth forum, inaugurated by the president of the Valencian Community Ximo Puig, and the president

  • In another Galaxy: III Annual Meeting of SVE/CES Expert Entities

    There are many entities that work at a national level in European volunteering projects, but sometimes, in the day-to-day tasks, you forget the existence of such a wide network of colleagues in the sector.  That is why, for a few years now, institutions have promoted meetings that can facilitate cooperation

  • My volunteering experience in “Outward Bound Sumartin”

    When my friend Fernando asked me if I wanted to go with him on an Erasmus+ program, the first thing that came to my mind was: “Is my English good enough for doing that?” Because I hadn’t studied it since I finished high school and I was pretty sure that

  • 20th Anniversary of World Our Home

    On December 5th and 6th, the annual assembly of the World Our Home entity, partner and associate in numerous European projects that the FCV has developed over the years, took place in Rezekne, Latvia. However, this year coincided with a very special occasion: the 20th anniversary of the Latvian entity.

  • Adil’s internship at the FCV

    My name is Adil Riani and I’m an international master’s degree student in the EAE business school in Barcelona. Thanks to the agreement with EAE and the Fundació Catalunya Voluntaria I’ve done my internship as a cultural mediator and now when I’m finishing it, I can say that the experience

  • A great experience that I recommend to all young people

    Good! My name is Robert, and for a year I have been living in Lębork, a town in northern Poland. There, I was working as a volunteer in one of the European Union projects. My level of English when I started was not the best, but spending 24 hours a

  • Plans that become alive

    I knew almost nothing about Croatians a week before flying there for the first time. Actually, I wasn’t even aware I was about to make this trip couple of days before. I must admit, though, that volunteering had been a thing in my mind the last years: Sweden, Norway, no,

  • TLN Mobility 2020

    ‘From Fundació Catalunya Voluntària, this year we want to present ‘Expanding Horizons: Internships In Europe’ the project we offer to young people registered in Youth Guarantee to extend their education through work internship in the Mediterranean’. ‘A great opportunity to broaden your horizons  and take on a broader look at

  • Dear future volunteers!

    Hi, future volunteer! My name is Carolina, I am 29 years old and I am from Barcelona. From April until November 2019, I have participated in an EVS project in Lithuania. During these six months, I have volunteered in Kauni Marios’ Regional Park, in the city of Kaunas. I had

  • EVS, you must do it!

    Paula tells us about her SVE experience in Sicily: Hi, I’m Paula and I’m doing my EVS in Sicily -Italy-, with the GIACHE VERDI association, about the environment. I live with a volunteer from another country, and I know other volunteers, also from different countries. We learned the language quickly

  • Volunteering by a volunteer

    Martaa send us one of the poems of its pass for volunteering in Slovenia   From living in a 1.6 million people city to a country of nearly 2 million. From hearing the traffic noise and life in the streets to being 5 minutes away from the silent woods. From

  • FCV took part a meeting of the GoEU

    From the 12 to the 13 of November, the FCV took part at a meeting for the creation of the GoEUnetwork, organizedin Barcelonaby the consultant Magenta, from Asturias, with the participation of more of 20 experts, project managers and international consultors, representatives of lucrative and non-lucrative  private entities, from: Poland,

  • The FCV in Athens-Inter Alia Network Meeting

    From the 7th to the 9th of December, the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària participated in the meeting of the international youth network ‘Inter Alia’ -of which it is a member- held in Athens; under the title ‘Life beyond the EU funds’. The meeting, organized by the Greek entity Inter Alia, the

  • Volunteer center in ASHA

    Almost 5 months ago I undertook this adventure, and I could not be happier to have made this decision. When I arrived here, I did not expect much: I did not expect the facilities to be perfect and I thought it would be a bigger sacrifice for me, but as