Free Conference: Explore European Youth Volunteering

Brigid Geoghegan
Brigid Geoghegan • 22 January 2020
in group PPN Community
Event date 27 Feb 09:00 - 14:00
Event location Dublin

Free Conference: Explore European Youth Volunteering
The Wheel in association with the European Solidarity Corps is delighted to invite you to a special half-day conference in Inchicore, Dublin 8 on Thursday 27 February 2020 from 9am  - 2pm.

Speakers from Ireland’s voluntary sector already confirmed include:  Dil Wickremasinghe (Journalist), Kay McCabe (Involve), Stefania Marcia (Kingsriver Community Volunteering), Peter Hussey (Kildare Youth), Alison McCallion (CRC) and Aideen McLoughlin (Good Energies). Explore the concept of solidarity itself and learn more about how to involve passionate young people from all around Europe in your organisation.

This event is FREE but registration is essential. Book your place here.

European Solidarity Corps Conference  

Experienced and talented young people aged 18-30 from across Ireland and the EU are waiting to join your team and work in solidarity on your mission.  Explore the concept of solidarity itself and learn more about how to get involved in this exciting new programme by attending a FREE half-day conference. 

If you are a voluntary organisation looking to increase your capacity and run meaningful, solidarity projects, then this is the event for you.  Hear case studies. Forge partnerships. Voice your opinion!

By the end of the day, workshop attendees will have:
•Explored the concept of solidarity and considered how it relates to your organisation’s work
•Learnt about the EU’s European Solidarity Corps initiative
•Heard from organisations how have hosted ESC volunteers and interns, and from the participants themselves
•Networked with volunteers, staff and nonprofits from Ireland’s community and voluntary sector.