We always hear this word, whether it’s a friend who does it or how to stand out for job applications. But why do people keep talking about it all the time? And how do I even get involved? This hopes to explore what volunteering really is.
Through Eurodesk UK Partner organisation Momentum World, Magdalena from Poland is on a 12 month European Voluntary Service placement at BLESMA in London. Read more to find out about her first impressions.
Lotta, a young woman from Germany, has kindly shared with us her experience of volunteering with refugees at the Red Cross through the European Voluntary Service (EVS). Read on and be inspired by her story!
Marika is a former European Voluntary Service (EVS) volunteer from Italy. She volunteered for 12 months in Scotland and she has recently gone back home. Find out more about her experience.
24 year old Karolina from Poland is on a 1 year EVS placement at BLESMA, the British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association, in London. Although feeling a little anxious when she arrived, she is now looking forward to the next 10 months.
Eurodesk UK recently had the opportunity to speak to Catherine Ramampy, an EVS volunteer, and Natasha Johnson-Richards from Go Digit All, the hosting organisation. Find out about their EVS experiences so far.
Charlotte Chuck, a participant of the Erasmus+ programme, tells her experience during a work placement in Seville, Spain, while studying for a BTEC on Travel and Tourism
Anjelica Finnegan, from the United Kingdom, shares her volunteering experience and explains how she got interested in the subject.