European Voluntary Service

Fundación Senara has participated since 2008, through the Program Youth in Action,as sending organization of volunteers to projects of the European Voluntary Service (EVS). This Project is aimed to encourage the solidarity among young people, to promote the active commitment and the mutual understanding between them. The program is aimed to those people between 18 and 30 years old who want to be volunteers in any European country.

During these years, we have sent volunteers to Finland, Austria and Israel.Also, some young people from Austria and Italy have come to our country. We have also madea youth Exchange between Young people from Spain, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

With this initiative, we look for encouraging the volunteering among the participants as a tool for change and improvement of environment.

Projects

Projects

  • Fundación Senara has made youth exchanges between Young people from Spain, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania through the Project Perestroika o la magia del voluntariado (Perestroika or the magic of volunteering). It has been funded by INJUVE, an organization belonging to the Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Policy and Equality, and by the European Union.
  • Another Project of bilateral exchange was developed together with the organization “MalopolskieStowarzyszenie SKALA” from Cracovia(Poland). The Project takes place in summer and meansan excellent opportunity to interact between cultures and young people, these programs include always actions with disabled people to empower their integration in society.