The European capital of culture of 2016 has been characterized since its candidacy by the importance of the human factor in its different areas and activities. A committed network of volunteers makes this possible.
Come to meet the social reality in a South country with NGO Setem. This year Setem Catalonia offers 22 different destinies among Asia, Africa and South America.
Do you want to take part in a cooperation project? Do you want to get involved with society to fight its injustices? Have you been thinking about international volunteering in international cooperation for development for some time already?
Have you ever thought of becoming a volunteer?. Do you know what does it mean to work as a volunteer?. how can you contribute and what can you learn?. Do you know in which fields can you participate?
A work camp is a different way to spend your summer holidays, doing volunteering work of social interest with young people from different countries.
One of the areas where with more presence of young people is in development cooperation.
Surely you have ever thought about how to help or where can I do it. Lend a hand with any entity or NGO is something increasingly common among young people. We are going to show you some entities where you can colaborate.
If you arrived to Catalonia a short time ago and you want to improve your Catalan, the Consorci per a la Normalització Lingüística de la Generalitat offers you a service of linguistic volunteer service: “Volunteering for the Language”
Volunteering with people with functional diversity in Spain
Nowadays, we see the youth very involved in what concern them and move inside themselves. That's because they participate in projects and work as volunteers in entities and organizations.
Nowadays there are infinite opportunities of helping the children and offering your solidary services for a social objective in which you believe. Here we present you a few popular programs of online volunteering. Feel like getting connected?
Not long time ago, in our country it has become necessary to create involuntary institutions, organizations and entities are added to a long list and expand the choices available to the volunteers to invest their time and commitment was part of society screaming assistance.
Are you an animal lover? Do you enjoy being surrounded by animals and spending your time with them? If you even dreamed about combining your passion with doing something good for others at the same time, you may be interested in one of many programs offering voluntary work with animals. Not only do humans need help, but animals as well!
This concept is much more widespread in northern Europe and the U.S. in which a person decides to spend an indefinite period without ties or aimlessly, escaping everyday life.
Many young people have participated in volunteer activities through the Youth in Action program. Sometimes they ask and say: How can I justify the time I've been to another country? I’d like to prove what I've learned!
Do you want to have the chance to make a different volunteer, living with local families or with people from other countries settled in Spain? This is your volunteering opportunity!
In the organizations` world, non profit entities, organization non governmental (from now NGO´S) and private / public institutions, the volunteers are involved on it.
The national and international cooperation between organizations leads to the team work of hundreds of volunteers who daily try to bring people closer to the reality of a developing country.
Volunteering, or at least an approximate idea of what we know as volunteering today, started to emerge between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, through the disinterested help that wealthy families offered to less favored population as well as through the help of religious congregations.