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European Solidarity Corps: TOSCA – online training and support for organisations active in the volunteering actions in the European Solidarity Corps

Training Course

11-18 September 2024 | Online, Belgium - FR

The online training activity aims to support and build up the capacities of organizations that actively participate in volunteering actions of the European Solidarity Corps, in order to ensure quality and impact in the respective projects.

Objectives and benefits of the training course :

  • Foster understanding, awareness and commitment to core quality criteria of the European Solidarity Corps
  • Build up competences on how to design and implement European Solidarity Corps projects with a view to quality
  • Ensure clarity and support on how the programme works formally: opportunities, guidelines, structures, priorities, rules, and procedures
  • Give space to participants and their organisations to express burning issues and needs and offer support where possible
  • Foster a supportive community of organisations involved in the European Solidarity Corps
  • Awaken the learner within


You are invited to take part in an online training, during which not only you, but your entire organization may benefit. The training consists of individual and group work and encourages the involvement of other members of your organization. Training tasks will extend over three weeks, featuring both asynchronous activities on the Moodle platform - HOP, and synchronous real-time online meetings on the ZOOM platform. There will be 6 mandatory sessions for participants, with 2 of these sessions also allowing for the optional participation of additional members from your organization.

We are looking for participants (together with other members of their organisations) who:

  • are involved in the Volunteering Actions in European Solidarity Corps Programme
  • are connected to organisations/institutions holding a Quality Label for Volunteering
  • have a crucial role in and commitment to
  • providing conditions for high quality activities 
  • ensuring a positive impact of Volunteering Activities within their community
  • creating learning opportunities within the organisation and for volunteers 
  • the other members of participants organisation are motivated to increase the quality of the projects
  • are able to communicate in English

Maximum amount of participants: 34


The concept of the TOSCA is based on the experience of the network of National Agencies and established by a pool of trainers with the support of Resource Centres. 

The activity will be facilitated by two experienced trainers members of the TOSCA pool.

The activity takes place:

Synchronous activities

  • Wednesday September 11 at 13:00 - 16:30 CET
  • Thursday September 12 at 13:00 - 16:30 CET
  • Friday September 13 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET
  • Monday September 16 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET
  • Tuesday September 17 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET
  • Wednesday September 18 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET

Asynchronous activities

On HOP Learning Platform from Wednesday, September 02 to Friday September 20.


Information about training activities reaches SALTO from the most different directions. SALTO cannot be held responsible for incorrect information or changes in the training activities. However, please inform SALTO, whenever you should come upon incorrect data in the European Training Calender. Always contact the organisers of the training activities themselves for the latest information.

Applications are closed

The application deadline was 30 June 2024.

Date of selection: 8 July 2024

Training overview


This Training Course is

for 34 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries , Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors

Accessibility info:

This activity and venue place are accessible to people with disabilities.

Working language(s):



Belgium - FR National Agency for Erasmus+ Youth and European solidarity corps - Bureau International Jeunesse (BIJ) (National Agency)


  • European Solidarity Corps Resource Centre (SALTO Resource Centre) (SALTO Resource Centre)

Contact for questions:



Phone: (+32) (0)2 210 52 32


Participation fee

This training is financed by the participating National Agencies (NAs) of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action and European solidarity Corps Programmes

Accommodation and food

Not applicable

Travel reimbursement

Not applicable 

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