New legislation on vetting and child protection came into effect in Ireland in April 2016. Youth and Adult Education manager in Léargas, Lorraine Gilligan, explains how the new policies and process should be implemented in Erasmus+ Youth projects.
Nadine Eckmann has come to Ireland from Germany to do a one-year European Voluntary Service (EVS) placement with Friends of the Elderly Ireland in Dublin. Here, she talks about her experience at the EVS mid-way training. “Life holds one great but quite commonplace mystery. Though shared by each of us and known to all, seldom
Nadine Eckmann has come from Germany to do a one-year European Voluntary Service (EVS) placement with Friends of the Elderly Ireland in Dublin. Here, she explains how EVS on-arrival training helped her settle into her placement and new life in Ireland. “We had our on-arrival training in the EMMAUS Centre in Swords, Co. Dublin, a
Wednesday 19 August is World Humanitarian Day (#ShareHumanity). The United Nations have called on young people to use social media to share their stories, and inspire a greater sense of responsibility, solidarity and social activism. The European Voluntary Service (EVS), part of Erasmus+ Key Action 1, enables young people aged 17-30 to express their personal
The European Voluntary Service, part of Erasmus+ Key Action 1, enables young people aged 17-30 to be full-time volunteers in another country. In this post, Santi Agra, an environmental journalist from Spain, brings us through his experience as an EVS volunteer as Press Officer and Social Media Manager with Good Energies Alliance Ireland. Three volunteers