• 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 and the network among the […]

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  • 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 has been super useful. My […]

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  • 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 day speaking in English I […]

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  • 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 – had we not, we […]

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  • 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 salty water and sand between […]

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  • 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 network’s coordinator, was the perfect […]

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  • An adventure full of emotions, challenges, new faces, new places

    Servus everyone, I’m Silvia. Wie geht is dir? Ich bin sehr gut. Before I begin to explain my adventure, I would like to clarify that I am from Barcelona and I am 23 years old. I have always lived in Barna. And I had no plans to get out of there, since all my life […]

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  • For me it has been a “local TLN“ I have had to improve competencies I did not have

    Having the opportunity to be a mentor in a project such as TLN is an experience that not only enriching for participants but also for the team that ensures the good functioning of the different stages of the project. We have had the opportunity to observe all the changes that the participants have developed during […]

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  • Project meeting ”Empower for Change”

    From October 30 to November 3, Lluc Martí – a coordinator of the FCV-, participated in the second transnational meeting of the project for the exchange of good practices in the field of Youth “Empower for Change”, which lasted two years, and is set to facilitate the creation of new structures and programs for the […]

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  • Working directly with participants has been one of the most gratifying parts

    At Fundació Catalunya Voluntària, we are currently in the final phase of this year’s TLN Mobilicat program, which has given 25 young people the opportunity to do an internship abroad. The participants were divided in three groups to travel to three different destinations: England, Portugal and Italy. Having had a real work experience on their […]

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  • My experience in the mid term evaluation!

    Alice volunteer of FCV, explain her experience in the mid term evaluation: From June 10 to 14, I attended the mid-term evaluation seminar in Mollina (Málaga), Andalucía, an activity aimed at all the volunteers who are currently carrying out their European volunteering (ESC) projects in Spain. The seminar, a meeting place and a place to […]

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  • My internship with the FCV

    Hello! I’m Julia, from Germany and I’ve just finished my Erasmus+ internship in the FCV. I already lived in Barcelona for a year when I did my master in anthropology in 2016, and since then I always wanted to come back. This internship has been the perfect opportunity to reconnect with the city and gain some […]

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  • My EVS experience in Beja

    My name is Marta, I’m from Barcelona and I’m 29 years old. Before starting the adventure in Portugal, I was a little bit nervous, I wondered what the group would be like, if it would fit in with him and I also had doubts about if I could understand with my companions with my level of […]

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  • One of the best experiences of my life

    Barcelona, ​​January 2018 Now just about a year ago a friend told me about what an EVS was, it was totally unknown to me, but without thinking too much I decided to go to a meeting at the FCV, (I thought … “You really do not lose anything for listen, look! “). Well, said and […]

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  • Unique experience

    I encourage everyone who has the opportunity to do an EVS. It is a unique experience that changes your life and the way you see things. Besides, it’s a good opportunity to go away from home, it’s like being independent in a way, you live alone, you have to manage the money, make the purchase… […]

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