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Online: Solidarity_Opening the door to new volunteering fields


18-23 October 2020 | Budapest, Hungary

Due to the current situation, this activity will be organised entirely ONLINE. The event aims to bring together different organisations, newcomers and the ones that have experience and are interested in new fields of volunteering.

How can European Solidarity Corps - volunetering projects be implemented in fields such as climate change, social economy, libraries and museums, online activism, intergenerational dialogue, human rights and other areas? 

This networking event aims to bring together new and experienced organisations who are interested to become part of the European Solidarity Corps community; a community of active organisations that goes beyond by exploring new volunteering areas and co-creates relevant opportunities through an inspiring process. 


  • Create a frame for sharing experience in the field of volunteering, from different areas of expertise 
  • Discuss and understand Solidarity as one of the core values in volunteering  
  • Explore new fields of volunteering beyond the outreach of the former European Voluntary Service programme  
  • Motivate the organisations to join the European Solidarity Corps community 
  • Support networking between organisations and encourage them to establish trans-national projects in the framework of the European Solidarity Corps programme  

Target group

The event is for participants with the following background:  

  • Newcomer organisations / institutions interested in stepping in the Solidarity Corps volunteering action, with or without the Quality Label.  
  • Experienced organisations interested to have new partners in new fields of volunteering

Programme and methodology

The event is an networking activity that aims to generate new partnerships across Europe for volunteering. The programme will be based on the principles of non-formal learning. The methods used will be interactive and participatory. There will be space for participants to share thier experience and expertize in all types of volunteering. The programme includes field visits in Budapest.


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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This E-learning is

for 30 participants

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

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth coaches, Staff of municipalities, Representatives of cultural sector (libraries, museums …) Staff from private sector (e.g. social enterprises) Representatives from Civil Society Organisations and civil society movements Staff from health care sector

Accessibility info:

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

Working language(s):



European Solidarity Corps Resource Centre (SALTO Resource Centre)


  • Hungarian National Agency (Tempus Public Foundation - Erasmus+ YOUTH Unit) (National Agency)
  • Austrian National Agency (IZ -Verein zur Förderung von Vielfalt, Dialog und Bildung) (National Agency)
  • Finish National Agency (Finnish National Agency for Education’s (EDUFI) (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Ildiko Gulacsi


Phone: -

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 NAs of the European Solidarity Corps. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Accommodation and food

The hosting National Agency will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your National Agency (NA) or SALTO Resource Centre (SALTO) in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

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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