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European Solidarity Corps (ESC)


  • Directed to young people who take part individually or jointly in non-profit and unpaid activities in a different country from their own.International volunteering is established as a mechanism for the promotion and coordination of solidarity values, civic action and social responsibility among students in our university and also as a tool for education and training  complementary to education that students receive.
  • The program is aimed at facilitating the active participation of students in civil society, the promotion of collective learning and knowledge and acceptance of different cultures


  • To provide students with criteria of solidarity, tolerance, commitment and respect.
  • To promote reflection and criticism.
  • To Promote teamwork and strengthen mechanisms for conflict resolution and the development of constructive solutions.
  • To promote the personal and professional training of students through the solidarity participation

¿How to participate?

  • If you are between 18 and 30 years ols and interested in living a volunteer experience in another country, stop by our office and we will inform you of the differents options
  • We will contact with institutions or associations of other countries.
  • You can go with a financial assistance for displacement, and all paid costs of maintenance, accommodation and health insurance

Practical Handbook

  • If you want to know more about the program, download our guide

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Volunteer opportunities at the United Nations

Spain finances volunteers in 16 countries. Submit your candidacy until April 18.

Evs in Tukums, Latvia

We are looking for 2 volunteers for job in Youth center, starting in August 2021 for duration of 6 months. We are looking for Young people aged 18 to 30. Those who are creative, active, communicative, willing to work with children and young people. With lots of ideas on how to work with young people and how to create activities that appeal to young people. Those who like sports, active lifestyle and also video filming and editing. With English language skills at a conversational level. In youth center everyday life volunteers will have a chance to carry out their own activities, their initiatives.

Evs in Langasjö Sweden

Our main goals are the empowerment of young people for positive change through education, inspiration and learning by doing. The project's scope is sustainable living and organization. The way we do that is through creating hand's on experience, workshops and excursions in the five pillars of our project: organic gardening, sustainable gastronomy, sustainable forest management and preservation, sustainable building and maintenance, and through entrepreneurship and community (locally, regionally and internationally). Participants will get hands-on experience in different areas of the project and they get to practice personal leadership qualities.

Evs in Bartenheim-La-Chaussée, France

The purpose of this project is to offer children a place to grow and develop in a stimulating environment using the Montessori and Freinet approaches combined with outdoors learning in the nature. In every initiative we create – sustainable ecologically is a strong part of the project. Our volunteer will be part of an international educational team. The school welcomes 40 children from 3 to 11 years old. Volunteers support the implementation of our educational environments and daily activities for the children. Tasks include support our Montessori guides for outdoor and indoor activities, actively help our guides to prepare the material and the activities for the children, help our nature educators for garden and forest activities and support the maintenance of the pedagogic farm.

Evs in Lille, France

The aim of the mission is to promote our FCM Youth mobility makers platform for young people while contributing to the conception of animations/activities and tools. The volunteer will be in charge of communication about our projects by different means at our disposal (facebook group and page, instagram profile etc.) and of boosting partnership in the field of youth mobility between Lille and its twin cities. The other available activities can be proposed by the hosting organisation and/or initiated by the volunteer. For instance, the volunteer will set up a buddy system between young people who already went abroad and those who have the project to travel.

Evs in Drunen, Netherlands

Project Description The ESC volunteers will assist in teaching English, nature, sports and/or culture for extra hands such as reading and activities for small groups. Depending on the interests and talents of the volunteer, he/she can help the professional with cultural activities, for example music, dance, acting, craftsmanship or physical education. Primary school Linus (part of Scala foundation) Athena Primary School is a zone school for children of 4-12 years old. As the pupils are highly gifted, they need special attention in their daily life. There will be great possibillities for the volunteer because the school has two specialist art teachers so the children can develop their creativity, as well as an English teacher and a computer programming teacher. As highly gifted children have a high risk of failing during high school or Bachelor study.

Evs in Swansea, United Kingdom

YMCA is looking for 2 ESC volunteers to join their team and work in the YMCA in Swansea. 1 volunteer will be focusing on YOUTH WORK and COMMUNITY WORK and the other volunteer will be involved in CAMPAIGNS and EVENT PLANNING. YMCA SWANSEA: YMCA Swansea supports approximately 3,000 vulnerable young people and adults per annum. Our main beneficiaries are disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people, adults and communities due to poverty, ill health & discrimination. 

Evs in Ballinaglera, Ireland

Two volunteers needed on long-term ESC. Good Energies 2021 is an 18-month project that will use the enthusiasm and skills of our ESC volunteers to tackle the climate crisis in Ireland. Our focus is reducing carbon emissions locally and nationally in Ireland, working with communities, organizing climate dialogue sessions, and schools climate action, organizing climate action days. This will give our volunteers experience in campaigning, social media and publicity, democratic systems and actions, community interaction and empowerment.

Evs in Reggio Emilia, Italy

The volunteer will be actively embedded in the multi-ethnic and stimulating environment of Reggio Emilia by exploiting the activities and the network of contacts of YouNet. Learning opportunities: An ESC experience with YouNet allows the volunteers to improve and enhance their knowledge and attitudes through non-formal education means such as interactive workshops, practical laboratories, info days etc., in which the volunteer will take part and help in the organisation. 

Evs in Amstetten, Austria

You have the great opportunity to learn a lot about youth and social work in Austria, as well as about organizing different events, workshops and other activities. It is a wonderful chance to widen your “box”, and taking advantage of the knowledge and wealth of experiences that are expecting you while working with our youth workers team and with the young people from different cultural and social backgrounds who visit our center.

Evs in Toulon, France

Supported by ICE-RF, the Maison St Louis of Toulon wants to host a volunteer in its structure. This experience will give the opportunity to the volunteer to get engaged in a project, to contribute to his/her French level, give him/her autonomy and independence, a maturity in her/his personal and professional life. Logivar-Maison Saint Louis hosts homeless people searching for an apartment and/or a job. This people receive a room, meals, and any help they need ; they stay a few days, a few weeks, even a few months or more… Logivar has three main activities : - a social help where people are accompanied to find a house and a job with professionals, - an house where people live during their search (16 beds+2 urgent need beds) and get socially reinserted, - Workshops : second hand stuff, photo workshop, newspaper, computer initiation, internet and communication…

Evs in Winterswijk Kotten, Netherlands

One of the main goals of Aarde-Werk de Stegge is to create an optimum production surplus , while maintaining a feasible balance between producing and consuming in closed cycles. This in order to inspire all people who stay on the farm for a shorter or longer period, to live and work in a fulfilling way. To volunteers this means that they are invited to develop a lifestyle with sustainable techniques, with almost no harm to nature. Aim of the ESC participation: - To provide a lasting learning experience to young people from other European countries , in the process of adapting to a sustainable way of living for themselves 

Evs in Craiova, Romania

The genenal objective of the project is: Develop and operationalize a local volunteering center that provides continuous volunteering opportunities to young people in the areas of social work and culture.

Evs in Ringkobing, Denmark

Vestjyllands Højskole is a Folk High Schools that offers non-formal adult education. The school have an organic profile and are able to produce all the energy needed themselves. They have a large organic garden, which is maintained by local/international voluntaries. As a volunteer, you will be mainly be working in the garden, but in your spare time you will have the opportunity to take part in the above mentioned activities as well. Tasks of the volunteer • Maintenance of the garden, depending on the time of the year • Gardening • Craftsman work, especially carpentry under supervision by skilled workers.

Evs in Dabrowa, Poland

Gmina Dabrowa (rural municipality) is going to host two creative volunteers. There are two main areas of volunteers' service. First area is a work with children and students (6-15 years old) in two primary schools and the kindergarten. Volunteers organize after-school activities. The activities should be related to the volunteers interests. Another area is more flexible and it is implementation of own initiatives. We will give a space for volunteer's ideas and provide necessary support. These ideas also should be based on the volunteer's interests.

Evs in St Caprais de Bordeaux, France

The main task of the volunteer is to work with children and teenagers during their free time in leisure center, to make activities with them and let them discover the country of the volunteer. Secondly the volunteer informs and promotes the different possibilities ans structures of youth engagement in the area by doing interviews, writing an article, etc. The aim through this project is to bring openness to the people who are in contact with the ESC volunteer and to promote youth engagement in the area.

Evs in Vevelstad, Norway

Come and help us out on the voluntary central, we’re in need of some extra hands and brains! The main goal will be working with and for the local youth and organize different kind of activities, both indoors and outdoors. Support the local youth council in their political work and environmental projects. You will also be working with and for the elderly. We can offer a wide range of possibilities for personal growth! Learn the Norwegian language and the way of living in one of Norway’s smallest municipalities located way up north. 

Evs in Galway Steiner National School, Irland

In Galway Steiner National School, our teachers are Irish Trained Teachers using Steiner principles to deliver the National Curriculum. An opportunity to learn more about Steiner methodologies and Irish Culture. Ideal for trained teacher or candidates with experience of working with young children.

Evs in Ramnicu Valcea,Romania

he main goal of the "Key to Solidarity" project is to promote solidarity through non-formal volunteering activities in support of young people with reduced opportunities in Valcea County. Solidarity is needed among the local community, in general and especially in pandemic crisis situations, as the Coronavirus pandemic is at the moment. The volunteering project will promote solidarity in terms of blood donation to hospitals and will implement hygiene information campaigns. The project aims to build bridges between people with different background promoting solidarity at the local communit ylevel after carrying out activities with young people with Down syndrome and marginalized young people from Roma communities.



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