• Plans that become alive

    I knew almost nothing about Croatians a week before flying there for the first time. Actually, I wasn’t even aware I was about to make this trip couple of days before. I must admit, though, that volunteering had been a thing in my mind the last years: Sweden, Norway, no, no no, too cold!; Italy, […]

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  • The seminar ‘Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All’ reaches its expected goals and creates a foundation for future projects

    From September 1 to 7, in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona), the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) has carried out the international seminar ‘Equal Volunteering Opportunities for All’, with the participation of 25 representatives of 16 not for profit and nongovernmental organizations from 12 countries, among them project coordinators, volunteer managers, mentors, educators, trainers and volunteers. […]

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  • I have opened my mind much more, becoming more tolerant…

    My name is Blanca, I’m 23 years old and I’m from Vigo (Galicia). I have studied the Degree in Social Work (UVigo) and I have a Master in International Cooperation (UCM). During the last eight months, from December 2018 to July 2019, I participated in a European Voluntary Service (EVS) in Osijek (Croatia). I believe […]

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  • The art of nonviolent resistance: the story of the Singing Revolution in Estonia

    On the 17th of July, at Casa del Mar, we facilitated a workshop dedicated to the topic of nonviolent resistance and shared the example of the Singing Revolution in Estonia. The workshop was organized by Alice Britta Kukk and Helen Maria Raadik, who are carrying out their European voluntary service in Barcelona, at the Fundació […]

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  • Making a volunteer in Lithuania has changed my vision of the world:

    Semyor volunteered in Lithuania and explained his experience: Hello! My name is Semyon, and I participated in a European Volunteering Project in Lithuania, in a small town called Skuodas, where I helped as a teacher’s assistant in English and Russian. Also, I gave Spanish lessons. After spending 7 months in Lithuania, my idea about volunteering […]

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  • Vegan Brunch: Come and find out!

    Next Friday, June 28th, from 12 noon, we will celebrate an informative Brunch at Casa del Mar! Come and learn about the opportunities offered by different European programs to go abroad in a subsidized manner, with the aim of developing personal and professional skills during stays. Do you want to live a life transforming experience […]

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