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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

28 March - 8 April 2022 | Online, Finland

The online training activity aims to support and build up the capacities of organisations 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 a multidimensional 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 be distributed over two weeks: asynchronous activities, placed on the moodle platform - HOP, and synchronous -real-time online meetings on the ZOOM platform (6 mandatory sessions of which  2  are  open to members of your organisation).

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

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 three experienced trainers:

  • Sabrina Apitz (Germany)
  • Agne Rapalaite (Lithuania)
  • MarCus Vrecer (Austria) 


The activity takes place:

  • Monday March 28 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET
  • Wednesday March 30 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET
  • Thursday March 31 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET
  • Monday April 4 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET
  • Thursday April 7 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET
  • Friday April 8 at 10:00 - 13:30 CET

Please, find the program attached.

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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 25 participants

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

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors

Accessibility info:

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

Working language(s):



Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps - EDUFI (National Agency)


  • European Solidarity Corps Resource Centre (SALTO Resource Centre)

Contact for questions:

Jutta Kivimäki


Phone: +358 (0)295 338 568

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.


Participation fee

This project is financed by the participating National Agencies (NAs) of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Accommodation and food

Online training.

Travel reimbursement

Online training.

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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