European Solidarity Corps

European Solidarity Corps

European Solidarity Corps


The European Solidarity Corps enables young people to respond to important societal needs by taking part in solidarity activities across the European Union. It creates opportunities for young people to volunteer or work (in their own country or abroad) in projects that benefit communities and people. Through Volunteering, Traineeships, Jobs, or Solidarity Projects in their own communities, young people contribute to strengthening communities while gaining experience, skills and competences for their own personal, educational, social, civic and professional development.

What does it involve?

European Solidarity Corps projects cover a wide variety of topics, but all must fall within the Mission of the European Solidarity Corps and meet its Principles. Participants will not be asked to provide any services related to the immediate response to disasters: these types of tasks will continue to be performed by those with specialist training and experience.

Funding

For volunteers, organisational support, accommodation, food, travel, insurance and pocket money are normally covered. For traineeship placements, travel costs, organisational support and a relocation allowance are normally paid. For those in an employment placement, there will always be a labour contract as well as a wage paid for by the organisation in accordance with local laws, regulations and collective agreements. All participants will receive a certificate detailing the actions they have undertaken through the European Solidarity Corps.

Benefits

The European Solidarity Corps is designed for people who are ready for a challenge and willing to dedicate themselves to helping others. Young people can improve their practical, social and cultural skills, while showing their personal commitment to the community. The experience can also be a stepping stone to employment or to further learning. Organisations can connect quickly to a dedicated and enthusiastic group of young people who share their aims. This allows organisations to be more creative and flexible when working towards their goals.

Find out more on the European Solidarity Corps website or for a brief overview, visit our About page.

📢This workshop is for organisations who want to submit a European Solidarity Corps application under the February deadline.This event will be for both volunteering and the occupational strand. 🗓️ 25 January ➡️ bit.ly/2TYyX8G

Coaching the Learning Process for Volunteers. This training course will focus on how to support the learning process for volunteers. For more information and to apply ➡️ bit.ly/2Cc3Cbh 📆 Apply by 10 February.

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📢School Exchange Partnerships Application Workshop🗓️ 02 February Dublin West Education Centre. For more information and to register ➡️ bit.ly/2GqvnSG

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📢This workshop is for organisations who want to submit a European Solidarity Corps application under the February deadline.This event will be for both volunteering and the occupational strand. 🗓️ 25 January ➡️ bit.ly/2TYyX8G

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📢This workshop is for organisations who want to submit a European Solidarity Corps application under the February deadline.This event will be for both volunteering and the occupational strand. 🗓️ 25 January ➡️ bit.ly/2TYyX8G

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Léargas

Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work and has been managing such programmes for over 30 years. Léargas currently has 40 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France, Croatia, Denmark and Spain and have wide-ranging experience in education, training, community, youth and development work; and in IT and finance. The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.
Léargas
LéargasSunday, January 20th, 2019 at 10:05pm
This seminar is for those working in the VET sector, representatives from national agencies involved in Erasmus+ inclusion projects and representatives from NGOs. 🔜 Apply by 24 January https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/leargas_application
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LéargasSunday, January 20th, 2019 at 9:55pm
📢Calling all youth workers and policy makers. Keep Calm and think Strategically! This training course will demystify youth work policy at a European level, it will also look at trends and the challenges faced by youth organisations.
📆 Apply by 31 January 🔜 https://bit.ly/2GvaKFi
Léargas
LéargasSunday, January 20th, 2019 at 9:45pm
The BiTriMulti training supports voluntary as well as
full-time youth workers dealing directly with young people in developing their first international Youth Exchange in the framework of the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme. 🗓️ Apply by 10 March ➡️ bit.ly/2STmLWc
Léargas
LéargasFriday, January 18th, 2019 at 10:25pm
📢This workshop is for organisations who want to submit a European Solidarity Corps application under the February deadline.This event will be for both volunteering and the occupational strand.
🗓️ 25 January ➡️ https://bit.ly/2TYyX8G
Léargas
LéargasFriday, January 18th, 2019 at 10:10pm
This seminar is for those working in the VET sector, representatives from national agencies involved in Erasmus+ inclusion projects and representatives from NGOs. 🔜 Apply by 24 January https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/leargas_application