Volunteering - where to start
The European Solidarity Corps
If you are between 18 and 30, you can volunteer as an individual or as part of a team with the European Solidarity Corps in your home country or abroad. The European Solidarity Corps offers a wealth of volunteering opportunities in many different fields from digital technologies to health, the environment and many more. You can also volunteer with the Corps for projects in the field of humanitarian aid if you are between 18 and 35.
How to find a volunteer project with the European Solidarity Corps
Sign up for the European Solidarity Corps by completing the online registration procedure indicating your preferred areas of work. Following registration, organisations with projects suited to your profile may contact you. Once registered you can also proactively look for opportunities yourself in the Solidarity Corps database of accredited organisations or check with the national agency in your country.
Find out more about the volunteering with the European Solidarity Corps, the support services available as well as all the practical steps involved from registration to the generation of your certificate of participation in a volunteering activity.
Find out about other volunteering schemes in EU countries.
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