• The Law on Volunteering, unanimously approved

    On the 23rd of July 2015 the Parliament of Catalonia unanimously approved the Law on Volunteering. Its text is composed by X articles and it is the result of a wide agreement among the political forces and the work of months of debate and discussion among the presenters of the

  • Let’s Play, Sing and Dance Together in Barcelona

    The project “Let’s Play, Sing and Dance Together: Effective Non-Formal Education for Adults”, which began on August 2013 ended this past July. After two years, the program was concluded in Barcelona, during the last mobility, because FCV was the coordinating organization of the entire program. Looking back, we believe that

  • Workshops ‘Create your personal brand and be a social entrepreneur’

    Personal Branding for Youth Entrepreneurship. The youngest generation of adults (18 to 25) is often described as the “jobless generation”, a fact which is based on official data showing that one in two young people of this age are unemployed. The effects of this situation affect the economic and social

  • A small story about: youth, personal branding and social entrepreneurship

    Youth exchange ‘Personal Branding for Youth Entrepreneurship’ 21 young people from Catalonia, Greece, Poland and Romania met in Vilanova i la Geltru (Barcelona) for a youth exchange focused on Personal Branding for Youth Entrepreneurship. They spent their first nine days of August in the relaxing atmosphere of Moli de Mar,

  • Pre-departure training

    On Thursday 18th of June, we had the EVS pre-departure training with 5 persons who are selected to be EVS volunteers across the Europe. This training took place right before packing their bags and starting a new phase in their lives. Their projects will last between 2 and 12 months

  • Research visit at CEIPES

    From the 7th to the 10th of July, the third transnational meeting took place in the organization of CEIPES in Palermo (Sicily). The meeting had aim to investigate how to control, evaluate and learn from projects and members of the organisation (interns, volunteers, internal members). This research is part of the

  • My internship at FCV

    Do you know when you think you have all your future perfectly figured out, but then something happens that makes you reconsider everything you? Well, the exact same thing happened to me about three months ago, when I was told I had won a scholarship of the Erasmus+ program for

  • Youth Exchange: “Personal Branding 4EUth Entrepreneurship”

    From the 1st to the 9th of August in Vilanova i la Geltrú took place the youth exchange Personal Branding for Youth Entrepreneurship. The activity was attended by 21 young people between 18 and 25 years of age, interested in becoming entrepreneurs and coming from Greece, Poland, Romania and Catalonia. The main

  • Learn through Volunteering: What and How? – Impact

    Saturday, May 16th, Moli de Mar, Vilanova i La Geltru- a lonely place with a wonderful view of a green garden, the light brown beach and the blue sea (one of the favorite places of the FCV). Two trainers and two support persons waiting impatiently for the others. They’re coming

  • FCV Hosts the 2nd On-site Research Visit of the KA2 Project “Youth Impact”

    From the 3rd to the 6th of June FCV was visited by 3 researchers who met with the team at FCV (workers, volunteers, trainees and board members) in order to analyze the practices, routines and working methods used by FCV. The purpose was evaluating its programs and the management of

  • Three days of training in Tangier

    Fundación Catalunya Voluntaria, member of the Youth Council of Barcelona, is part of its Group of cooperative work. The objective of the group is favouring the ability of defending the Human Rights of the most disadvantaged groups, starting from youth participation, interassociative work and Peace Education. For this reason, the

  • Youth Impact project!

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntària will carry out the European project of cooperation for the innovation and exchange of best practice: “Youth impact: strengthening organisational abilities to build peace in Europe”. The project, which will last a year and a half, is being coordinated by the international organization based in The Hague

  • Hello Barcelona! Hello Catalunya!

    First of all let me introduce myself: my name is Marija (pronounced María- I have to explain it all the time :D)! I am from Montenegro, a tiny but beautiful country in the western Balkans that borders with Serbia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia and Albania. I have so much on my

  • Day of Youth Actions for the Defence of Human Rights

    FCV is launching a project that, in our opinion, can be interesting for many organizations in this area! Our intent is to organize a Day of Youth Action and Voluntary Work directed to the students of the public schools of Barcelona. The idea is to present to the educational community

  • The experience of our volunteer from Azerbaijan!

    My name is Leyla. I’m from Azerbaijan. I’m 24 years old. The reason why I always say how old I am, is because I’ve always dreamt of celebrating my birthday in the city of my dreams, Barcelona. First of all, I want to thank my friends who made it a