SOS Malta receives EU Aid Volunteers certification

SOS Malta receives EU Aid Volunteers certification

SOS Malta receives EU Aid Volunteers certification Between 2015 and 2017 Volonteurope, Alianza por la Solidaridad, GVC and Hungarian Baptist Aid were involved in their first Technical Assistance project as part of the EU Aid Volunteers...

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Emfasis Foundation – Five years on the streets

Emfasis Foundation – Five years on the streets

Emfasis Foundation – Five years on the streets Emfasis Foundation is a local non-profit organisation founded in order to address the immediate needs of people who were severely affected by the financial and humanitarian crisis in Greece. This...

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Volonteurope members: Social Platform needs your help!

Volonteurope members: Social Platform needs your help!

Volonteurope members: Social Platform needs your help!   In June, Social Platform (of which Volonteurope/Volunteering Matters is a member) launched their Your Vision for Europe survey. According to Social Platform: “This survey aims to find out how the local, regional...

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Volunteering for the Future and Volunteers’ Day 

Volunteering for the Future and Volunteers’ Day 

Volunteering for the Future and Volunteers' Day The two year Erasmus Plus-funded project, Volunteering for the Future, is coming to an end, and we’ve had a recent flurry of activities around it. A couple of weeks ago I joined the project partners – from Comhlamh,...

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Youth Mobility in Post-Brexit Europe – event roundup!

Youth Mobility in Post-Brexit Europe – event roundup!

Last week Volonteurope and Volunteering Matters held the Post-Brexit Europe: What’s next for youth mobility? event, held in London’s Europe House. We had three great panels throughout the day, giving us an opportunity to hear from experts and campaigners working to...

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Recommendations meeting with DG ECHO and EACEA

Recommendations meeting with DG ECHO and EACEA

In continuation of the new EU Aid Volunteers Technical Assistance project embarked upon in February 2018, I joined Laura de Bonfils in Brussels at the start of this week to meet with representatives of EACEA and DG ECHO. In the weeks previously, the new EU Aid...

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Mind Matters project wins big in Wales!

Mind Matters project wins big in Wales!

We’re delighted to announce that the team from Volunteering Matters' Mind Matters project were the winners of the Group category at the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2018! The awards, hosted by WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action), recognise the achievements...

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EU Aid Volunteers Programme: Mid-Term Recommendations

EU Aid Volunteers Programme: Mid-Term Recommendations

EU Aid Volunteers Programme: Mid-Term Recommendations In February 2018 Volonteurope, Alianza por la Solidaridad, GVC, Imago Mundi, Action Aid Hellas, Action Aid Italia and LVIA launched a new EU Aid Volunteers Technical Assistance project, building on the work of the...

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