The ESC - European Solidarity Corps - is a new program of the European Union. It encourages the involvement of young people in projects and activities that benefit the community.
The European Solidarity Corps enables non-profit organizations and companies that are active in the social sector to attract young, committed people to their team.
As a hosting organization for volunteer work and internships in the European Solidarity Corps, the InterAktion association has received the seal of quality and is allowed to apply for volunteer projects in the European Solidarity Corps.
European Solidarity Corps volunteering activities are open to 18-30 year old people, who would like to advocate for and support organisations active in the filed of environment, health, inclusion, digital technologies, culture, sport, etc. Volunteering projects are an excellent opportunity to help where needed, learn new skills, spend time abroad, maybe learn a language – and definitely come back with unforgettable memories. Read more here
Volunteering for InterAktion
By applying the methods of non-formal and informal learning, you will have the opportunity to work directly with our target group (young refugees) and help them feel self-empowered and be able to better raise their voice in public discourses by enhancing their knowledge on political participation, cooperation, democracy, conflict resolution, European Union or identity. The work will take place in small groups or 1:1. With our support you will be able to develop workshops based on your own experiences and ideas. With creative and active leisure activities, your will primarily support those young people who are involved only in a few (or none) activities apart of ours.
Meet the volunteer: Gotse Grozdanov
I see myself as a citizen of the world, not only Bulgaria. After studying administrative law, I discovered volunteering which took me at first to Germany with practical relief work in a welfare-oriented organization and after that to many other countries, where I could develop many intercultural and practical skills, useful in the non-formal field. Further on, I have participated in various youth projects, as a youth leader, facilitator, or background logistics and was involved in digital media creation.
Would you like to find out more about my experience as a volunteer with InterAktion? Follow me on Instagram!
Start of the volunteering activiy: 01.02.2021
Receiving organisation: Verein InterAktion, Austria
Sending organisation: Green Association, Bulgaria
Coordinating organisation: Logo Jugendmanagement, Austria