Training Opportunities

Training Opportunities

Did you know that we can fund you to take part in training events that help you prepare, apply for and run European Solidarity Corps projects? Each year Léargas chooses a number of particularly relevant training events that people working in the Irish youth and volunteering sector can be funded to attend.

Relevant events will be listed here.

To apply to go to a training event, click on the link after the listing.  Léargas will then get in touch with you to let you know if your application has been successful.

Due to COVID-19 preventative measures, some events have been postponed until further notice. Please see the news item on our homepage for more information. 


These events provide support and guidance to organisations that want to provide volunteering opportunities, traineeships and employment placements for young people involved in the European Solidarity Corps.

Be the Spark! Be the change that you want to see!
Ireland (online) 19 February and 26 February 2021

Aim: Be the Spark! Be the change that you want to see in your community and beyond. Are you a young person between 18 and 30, or a youth worker working with young people within this age group? Do you want to address issues in your local community? Do you know that you can do this through the European Solidarity Corps? Come along and find out how to run a European Solidarity Corps project and Be the Spark to create the change that you want to see.

Target Groups: Youth workers, youth leaders, young people 18+, community organisations

For more information: Contact Carmel
Deadline for applications: 11 February 2021
To apply: Eventbrite

These are training activities that support volunteers and trainees. They include on-arrival and midway training for in-place volunteers, trainees and employees. We will also organise training events for returned volunteers. Listings of these events will be published here when available.

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