Meet Hameed in our Guide for Migrant Volunteers

“I received help from people in the Centre after I arrived in Athens”, Hameed is saying. “right now, they are helping me to sort out my asylum papers. So, I would also like to help other people. Because I am a refugee myself, I understand how difficult it can be, for an elderly person especially, to find their way around Athens or take the bus to a place they have never been before."

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Piraeus goes Κανάλι Ένα 90,4 FM!

The Δήμος Πειραιά - Municipality of Piraeus was invited to talk about the VAI-Project at the local radio station Κανάλι Ένα 90,4 FM. Our collegue Spiros Kasidiaris had the chance to talk about the project in general, underline the need for T.C.N's integration in Piraeus, analyze our Action Plan and talk about future projects such as a film festival in Piraeus and an international Congress.
Thank you for the invite Κανάλι Ένα 90,4 FM!

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Katerina Kostakou about Four Elements

“Hopefully, the VAI project will foster social inclusion of people who migrated by developing volunteering frameworks and opportunities, removing potential obstacles, and strengthening relevant networks and experience sharing.” Find out more about Four Elements and its contribution to the projects proceeding. Listen to the statement of Katerina Kostakou or read what she says about the …

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Orientation Manual for Volunteering – available in 4 Languages

“1 billion volunteers are giving their time to make a difference. We can do our best to make them give their best.” Involved in volunteering pograms or interested in launching one? Check out our Manual for Volunteering, that gives orientation in the field of volunteering, volunteer management and examples of best practice! ➡️➡️ Download here: …

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Laura Panella about CIDIS ONLUS

“People who migranted can and should be allowed to give a fundamental contribution in shaping our society. Volunteering could be a great opportunity to bring people together“Find out more about Cidis Onlus and its contribution to the projects proceeding. Listen to the statement of Laura Panella or read what she says about the organization, its role in the project and her expectations.

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Orientation Manual for Volunteering

The Orientation Manual for Volunteering reacts to the changing landscape of volunteerism that organizations involved in volunteering programs or interested in launching one, are faced with. Drawing upon the findings of a research on volunteering conducted in four european countries, it introduces into the concept of volunteerism itself, its types, areas of involvement, motives and benefits as well as its economic and social impact. It furthermore offers a guide to volunteer management, comprising of 7 steps that include the necessary procedures before and after recruiting, it presents examples of best practice and provides templates for a personalized Orientation Manual for organizations.

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2nd VAI-Meeting

After some very productive days in december, the work on the VAI - Volunteering among Immigrants project continues in 2019! We hope all of you had a great start in this new year and wish you all the best for 2019!

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