[document] The Orientation Manual for Volunteering reacts to the changing landscape of volunteerism that organizations that are involved in volunteering programs or are interested in launching one, are faced with...
Elizaveta Firsova, our colleague from Leibniz Universität Hannover published a blog article on our project VAI - Volunteering among Immigrants on EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe - check it out!
What a fruitful Focus Group meeting today! Representatives and volunteers of the Hellenic Red Cross, the Multifunctional Center of HRC, as well as from the Greek Forum of Migrants, provided us their feedback on the Guide for Immigrants – Volunteers...
The most important expected outcome of this activity is to enhance participation in voluntary groups.
The national papers present the first results of the research on social, political and historical frameworks concerning migration and voluntary work as well as on volunteerism/ volunteer management of each participant country.
“Our hope is to acquire possible insights why immigrants are still less involved than non-migrant people in volunteering and provide clues for answering the question how this state could be changed." Elizaveta Firsova
Find out more about University of Calabria and its contribution to the projects proceeding. Listen to the statement of Alessandra Corrado or read what she says about her University, its role in the project and her expectations.
“The VAI project relates to volunteerism as a feature of civic participation and active citizenship, to the notion and processes of migrants’ integration.” Panos Hatziprokopiou, Coordinator of VAI Project
While we are busy finding answers to our survey, our colleagues from Leibniz University Hannover, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University of Calabria and Verein Multikulturell are interviewing volunteers and staff from organizations to find out about their experiences with (migrant) volunteering!
Why do people volunteer? What impact does volunteering have on integration? What role do social, political and historical frameworks play in this field? These are the questions VAI wants to investigate in the first part of the project. Università della Calabria, Leibniz Universität Hannover, University of Thessaloniki and Verein Multikulturell created a questionnaire in four …