• Experience in Xylokastro

    Hi, how are you? My name is Pilar, and since the beginning of January 2020 I am volunteering in a village in Greece called Xylokastro. The day of the trip I felt a little nervous because I had not travelled much outside of Spain and I did not know very

  • Good harmony in Ankara

    Merhaba! I am Roque, I am 27 years old from Spain. I arrived in Turkey, Ankara, one week before Corona started to change the life of the country, the 7th of march. The first week was perfect, I met a lot of people from different countries and a lot of

  • The perpetual Sunday

    How many times have we dreamed of freezing a moment? How many times do we wish we had time to rest and heal our nerves from all the daily traffic jams on the road? I don’t exercise because I don’t have time, I don’t cook because I don’t have time,

  • One week as volunteer

    My EVS in S&G was probably the shortest one ever, just one week, when it was expected to be almost two months. When I made the decision of coming back to my country (Spain), it was not easy, because my days in Turkey were being just wonderful. I discovered a

  • Positively Different film festival in Athens

    Hi everyone! I am Sandra. About 8 months ago, I became involved with the FCV, helping out with the translation of contents for their website, and just before Christmas they asked me if I wanted to join a project called “Through the Lens of the Other” (TLO), led by the

  • Let’s continue European Union

    Today May 9th, is Europe Day, a day that commemorates the peace and unity of the European continent. That same day, 70 years ago, Schuman’s declaration marked the beginning of what we currently now know as the European Union. Taking advantage of this day of European pride, European institutions, located

  • From all the adventures you learn

    From all adventures, one learns, but even more from the precipitous; of those, we allow ourselves without knowing anything else that will awaken something inside us. From the 7th till the 15th march, Fátima, Ghizlan, Enric, Joan, and Ainhoa ​​dared to challenge their limits and, thanks to ‘Fundació Catalunya Voluntària’,

  • 21 useful ideas what to do these days!

    #stayathome they say, #keepcalm they say… It’s already the third week when we must stay at home, and the worst thing is that we don’t know when it will finish! That’s why we asked our team members to share with you their ideas about what to do with all this

  • Be a Star -Target the moon and you’ll reach the starts!

    Milcoveni 19-29 September 2019 (Romania) Last September, a group of young people, through the ‘Fundació Catalunya Voluntària’, became part of the “Be a star – Target the moon and you’ll reach the Stars” project, a Youth Exchange in Romania, focused on by enhancing the capacities of the participants in the

  • Why I decided to get engaged in international mobility experiences?

    Well, after finishing my bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Administration, I thought that I needed to do something different; I needed to improve my English level and learn other languages. I wanted to travel and live new experiences, so I decided to participate for 3 months in an Erasmus

  • My volunteering experience in Bulgaria

    I remember how nervous and scared I was the days before coming to Bulgaria, but deep down I knew it was something that I wanted, and I needed to do. Bulgaria is not a famous destination in Spain so it sounded mysterious and attractive at the same time -don’t forget

  • #COVID19

    Information Covid19 Following the indications of the Catalan Government, as a preventive measure to avoid more contagions from #covid19, we closed the office from today 13th of March and until further notice. You can contact us at the email you already have or at info@catalunyavoluntaria.cat. International mobility projects with departures

  • How a job-shadowing experience can create new infrastructure for young people?

    From February 7 to February 14, the FCV hosted a group of 6 young people, from 15 to 18 years old, who enjoyed a week full of activities within the framework of the practical learning experience (Job-shadowing) ‘Youth Leadership for Change’. The activity took place in Barcelona as part of

  • Contact Making Seminar

    From December 1 to December 6, 2019, FCV had the opportunity to participate in a Contact Making Seminar held in Poland, where 25 organizations from countries from Hungary, Azerbaijan, Spain, Italy, Portugal, North Macedonia, Poland, Turkey and Moldova. For a week each organization presented their respective organizations and the different

  • Archipelagos: Defending the Mediterranean

    From 16th to 20th February we have visited our partners in Greece, Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, who will host 8 participants during the months of April, May and June 2020, for an internship in the marine conservation field and within the framework of the TLN Mobilicat program. During the