• 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

  • I’m doing what I like the most in the United Kingdom thanks to the TLNMobilicat program

    Hello! My name is Esther, I am 25 years old and I am from Mataró (Barcelona). Currently, I am at the middle of the TLNMobilicat internship abroad program in Preston, United Kingdom (I arrived on March 1 and will be until June 6). I had been looking for work with

  • My experience as a support person in the international seminar ‘Volunteering for Peace’

    Hello! I am Alice and I am volunteer here in Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV. I have now been volunteering here in FCV for 3 months and recently, from the 1st until the 7th of April, the FCV organized a European international seminar called ‘Volunteering for Peace’. In this seminar I got

  • The Youth4Peace toolkit for educators is already available online

    From Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV, we are pleased to inform you about the publication of the Youth4Peace toolkit, edited by UNOY, which you can check through this link. Along the 141 pages, you will find very useful tools and activities when organizing educational activities that seek to promote peace and an

  • “I would recommend everyone to do a youth exchange at least once in their life”

    When they asked me to write about my experience in a youth exchange so that other people could get information and know what the is it about, I didn’t think it twice. I had (and I have) so many things to say that I was thrilled to be able to

  • Marcin, current volunteer at the FCV, among the winners of the 2019 Erasmus+ Volunteering Awards

    For the second year in a row, a volunteer at Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV is among the eleven winners of the Erasmus+ Volunteering Awards, a contest for young people who are volunteering abroad to share their point of view. On this occasion it was Marcin, a volunteer from Poland who collaborates

  • My on-arrival training in Coma-ruga

    From the 25th until the 30th of March I attended my on-arrival training which was meant as a week of training for all the volunteers who have recently started with their voluntary projects in the same region. The 6 day training took place in Coma-ruga, which is a small town

  • Connecting volunteering and peace in the last international seminar in Vilanova i la Geltrú

    Vilanova i la Geltrú was the stage of the last international seminar Volunteering for Peace, organized by the FCV, which took place from 1 to 7 of Aprol. It was attended by a small group of representatives of non-governmental entities from 8 different countries (Italy, Portugal, Spain, Estonia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Greece,

  • Non-formal education in Germany. Volunteering in Westerkappeln

    Hello, my name is Belén and I have been working as a teacher for about two years, a profession that I love. Due to my interest in learning about different educational systems around the world, I decided to do a European Volunteering Project in a Ganztstagsrundschule (the equivalent of an

  • About participatory processes for young people and how to take them to Georgia

    Between February 26 and March 1, the meeting for the launch of a new long-term project in which the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV collaborates took place. Coordinated by the Georgian entity Academy for Peace and Development, ‘Empower for Change’ is a project carried out by the Italian entity Sikanie, the Austrian

  • FCV prepares an institutional conference to join forces in favor of volunteering in the Arab world

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV is glad to share more information regarding the I International Forum ‘Volunteering in the Arab World – Challenges and Opportunities’. During the forum, on the 3rd of May in Vilanova y la Geltrú, in the Victor Balaguer Museum, will take place an institutional conference: ‘Common Challenges

  • Antigona On tour

    Maria: Team leader, graduated in Law. She is 26 years old and lives with her parents in the neighborhood of Sant Andreu. She works in a store and she sees youth exchanges as «bubbles of happiness». A cheerful girl who likes to receive all the attention in any place and moment. Alba: The youngest of the

  • Everything ready for the Class Privilege youth exchange in Vilanova i la Geltrú!

    The preparatory meeting for the Privilege Class youth exchange, which will take place in early April in Vilanova i la Geltrú, was held on the weekend from 22-25 February and was attended by young people from Lithuania, The Netherlands, Romania, Ireland and Catalonia. In total, ten participants of the program