• The ‘‘Tale’’ of Multiple Identities: A Way Forward

    My name is Rebecca and I am Ukrainian by birth, Armenian by nationality,Polish and French by studies. I have also worked with forward-looking organizations in Armenia – Youth Initiative Centre, Barcelona – FundacioCatalunyaVoluntaria and in The Hague – United Network of Young Peacebuilders. Thus, it becomes obvious that my mind-set

  • My EVS experience in Cascais, Portugal

    I just arrived in Cascais (Portugal) on the middle of June and the time has been flying so far. I am participating in a 5-months EVS in Rota Jovem, a youth association, while collaborating into the celebration for the Youth Capital of Europe, which will take place here. After three

  • Associa’t a la Festa! – La Mercè 2018

    Once again, Fundació Catalunya Voluntària took part in Associa’t a la Festa, a space for different associations and entities in the social field, organized on the occasion of the Mercè festivities, patron of Barcelona. The FCV participated with the Open Cultural Center on Sunday, September 23, in an activity to

  • This program has a wide range of possibilities

    Hi! Here there are some thoughts came out in the middle of a hot week in Croatia, busy for all the things happening in the third Summer Camp during this year of Europan Voluntary Service. This program has a wide range of possibilities. Especially I am talking about all the

  • The dark side of Internet – workshop “No Hate Speech”

    As part of the long non-formal educational pathway of the European project “Peacebuilding framework competence in youth work and NFE in Europe”, last 12th of September, at Casa del Mar I organized a workshop about hate speech, cyberbullying and how to deal with them. As for the previous follow-up activity of

  • “Am I ready for this challenge?” – EVS in Kaunas, Lituania

    Labas! My name is Cristina and I am doing a European Volunteering Service in Kaunas. I am working as a volunteer at Dienos Socialinės Globos Centras, a social-service daycare center that is intended for children with physical and/or mental disabilities from age 7 to 19. I have always loved working

  • “I came to Barcelona to search myself and who I want to be”

    As a volunteer in FCV, I participated to my midterm training, between the 23th and 26th of july. During 4 days, I was in Mollina, Malaga, with other volunteers from everywhere in Europe. This training have been the opportunity to take a look back on my 7 months passed in

  • ‘Adarró +2500 years ago’ – Exchange results

    After collecting some information about the activity of the international youth exchange, organised by FCV in Vilanova y la Geltrú (Barcelona) from the 7th to 15th of August, we can share good news: the exchange reached its social and educational results, and we are really satisfied with it! It helped

  • Young Taiwanese volunteers from Hakka culture visited Catalonia

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntària promoted the meeting between the Consortium for Linguistic Normalization of the Government of Catalonia and the Government of Taiwan. Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV promoted a high level meeting between a group of 20 people, including the members of the Ministry for Hakka Affairs of the Government of the

  • Mediterranean Youth Exchange about Cultural and Natural Heritage ‘Adarró, + 2500 years ago’

    From 7 to 15 August, 25 young people from Sicily, Greece and Catalonia took part in the youth exchange ‘Adarró, + 2500 ago’ at the Molí de Mar, on the lighthouse beach of Vilanova i la Geltrú (Catalonia, Spain). The main aim of this youth exchange was to learn how

  • Do you want to be part of the Catalan delegation at the 25th IAVE volunteer world conference?

    Every two years, the World Volunteer Association – International Association for Volunteer Effort – IAVE organizes the most important conference that, on volunteering, takes place around the world. On this occasion, the conference will take place again in Europe and, more specifically, in the Bavarian city of Augsburg, Germany, from

  • Training course in Cascais: “Educating Global Youth”

    Last January I joined a training course in Cascais organized by Rota Jovem. Agatha, Diana, Gisela and I were chosen to stand for the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. The objective was to get to know the different challenges of global education to encourage young people to participate actively in society. Among

  • End of the Workshop “Parlons Français!”

    The 27th of June, I met for the last time my dear “students” for the workshop about French conversation. After two month of regular meeting, we end up to the beautiful Laberint d’Horta. As a volunteer in the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària, I had to organize a workshop to share my

  • Palermo is and will be a home for me

    It is easy to imagine what an experience abroad can bring to us: discover a new culture and impregnate from it, learn a new language, unknown landscapes that become familiar. However, we can only make a vague idea that reality ends up transforming. Although I do not remember what I

  • My second home in the Mediterranean

    My EVS project just started in October 2nd, my birthday’s day, marking the beginning of a new stage away from home, in Palermo (Sicily), which could not start better, already surrounded by people which, despite being unknown, welcomed me with open arms. Now that I am at the very end