Erasmus+ Youth Exchanges

DESCRIPTION

Youth exchanges allow groups of young people from different countries to meet, live together and work on shared projects for short periods outside the school environment. On a youth exchange, you can expect to participate in activities such as workshops, exercises, debates, role-plays, outdoor activities and more.

APPLICANTS

Any person aged between 13 and 30.

DESTINATIONS

All around the world.

LENGTH

5 days to 21 days.

FUNDING

EU grant covering accommodation and meals during the exchange and 70% of travel costs.

 

More information here

 

 

EU Aid Volunteers

DESCRIPTION

EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects and contributing to strengthening the local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities, showing solidarity with those who most need it.

APPLICANTS

Any person aged 18 or more.

DESTINATIONS

All around the world.

LENGTH

1 month to 12 months.

FUNDING

Grant covering travel costs, insurance, and accommodation and monthly subsistence.

 

More information here.

 

Wwoofing

DESCRIPTION

WWOOF ("World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms") provides volunteers with first-hand experience in organic growing methods to help the organic movement in a different country. The host provides food, accommodation, and opportunities to learn, in exchange for assistance with farming or gardening activities.

APPLICANTS

Any person aged 18 or more.

DESTINATIONS

All around the world.

LENGTH

1 month to 12 months.

FUNDING

Food and accommodation covered by the host.

 

More information here

 

European Voluntary Service

DESCRIPTION

European Voluntary Service (EVS) is the European Commission's project that allows a young person to become a volunteer in another country for a specified period. The service activities can be, for example, in the field of environment, arts and culture, activities with children and many others.

APPLICANTS

Any person aged between 17 and 30.

DESTINATIONS

All around the world.

LENGTH

2 weeks to 12 months.

FUNDING

Accommodation, board and any local transport are covered. You may also receive a small amount of 'pocket money'.

More information here