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EU Aid Volunteers
20/05/2019 - Basic page
With EU Aid Volunteers you can:Volunteer full-time in a humanitarian aid project around the world for between one and 18 months.No time to volunteer away from home? Online volunteering opportunities give the flexibility to support humanitarian aid...
25/03/2019 - Event
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) will hold an info day on 25 March 2019 in Brussels to inform potential applicants about the funding possibilities within the EU Aid Volunteers initiative. We look forward to...
17/08/2018 - Basic page
1. Becoming an EU Aid Volunteer1.1. Who can become an EU Aid Volunteer?The EU Aid Volunteers initiative is open to EU citizens and third country long-term residents in a Member State of, at least, 18 years of age. They can come from a wide range of...

/echo/file/eu-aid-volunteer-organisations_enEU Aid Volunteer Organisations

EU Aid Volunteer Organisations
12/04/2018 - Basic page
The EU Aid Volunteers initiative supports the humanitarian community to deliver needs-based humanitarian aid, while also building the capacity and resilience of local communities affected by disasters globally. EU Aid Volunteers projects contribute...
05/03/2018 - Blog post
Seven years ago, Leah Cowan was part of the very first batch of young Europeans to volunteer with EU Aid Volunteers during the pilot phase of the initiative.
Chiara, EU Aid Volunteer
05/12/2017 - News
International Volunteer Day, observed every year on 5 December, is an occasion to celebrate the contribution of individual volunteers and organisations.

/echo/file/eu-aid-volunteers-marie-elodie-senegal_enEU Aid Volunteers: Marie-Elodie in Senegal

EU Aid Volunteers: Marie-Elodie in Senegal
05/12/2017 - Video
Launched in 2015 by the European Union, the EU Aid Volunteers initiative enables volunteers and organisations from different countries to work together on humanitarian projects around the world. Its purpose is to help build the local capacity and...

/echo/file/eu-aid-volunteers-sarah-malawi_enEU Aid Volunteers: Sarah in Malawi

EU Aid Volunteers: Sarah in Malawi
04/12/2017 - Video
Ever wondered about the difference between volunteering and "voluntourism"? In this video, Sarah Buss, a German EU Aid Volunteer explains the difference. Sarah is one of over 200 EU Aid Volunteers stationed outside of the EU since the...

/echo/file/eu-aid-volunteers-caroline-africa_enEU Aid Volunteers: Caroline in Africa

EU Aid Volunteers: Caroline in Africa
04/12/2017 - Video
Caroline is one of over 200 EU Aid Volunteers sent out to countries outside of the EU, since the autumn of 2016. Listen to her experience about living and working as an EU Aid Volunteer in southern Africa. She describes volunteering as an...
05/12/2016 - News
Celebrated every year on 5 December, International Volunteer Day is a day dedicated to shining the spotlight on volunteers around the world and the contributions they make to drive positive change.