• Which things you can learn during a local volunteering?

    Darwin’s theory has taught us throughout history that evolution depends on the law of the fittest. However, there are many authors and biologists who discuss this theory: survival does not depend on the strongest, but on cooperation between equals. The theory of cooperation as a key element for evolution has been gaining adherents: the idea […]

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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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  • My experience as a volunteer in FCV

    Hello, my name is Alice, I am from Estonia and for the past 9 months I have been carrying out my European Voluntary Service in the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) in Barcelona. Now that my project is coming to an end it is time for me to reflect on this great adventure that I have […]

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  • Young people will have the chance to discover new volunteer projects in the Arab world during a fair of entities

    The I International Forum ‘Volunteering in the Arab World – Challenges and Opportunities’, which is being organized by the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV, will host a fair of entities of several volunteering initiatives in different countries in the Arab world. This will be a very good opportunity to find out concrete volunteer projects in the Arab […]

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  • “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 Barcelona, but also a reflection […]

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  • A flow of emotions: Barcelona and Miranda de Ebro

    One month ago, I left again my lovely city, to start a new adventure: the European Voluntary Service here, in Barcelona. A big city, with a lot of tourists and surprises, like Saint Jordi’s Day, one of the most beautiful days. This day is famous and since I have arrived in Barcelona, all the people […]

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  • Let life surprise you!

    Labukas!!! My name is Rita and I am currently doing a European Voluntary Service in Kaunas, Lithuania. I work as a volunteer at the Mes Kitokie Center (We Are Different), a center for children with special needs. The vast majority of children in the center are diagnosed with ASD, but we also work with children […]

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  • My first month in Barcelona

    My name is Jade. I am 22 and I am coming from Normandy, France. I passed my interview for my EVS the 22th of December. Three weeks later, the 8th of January, I was leaving to Barcelona and to my new life for the next 10months. I have to admit that when I said goodbye […]

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