European Solidarity Corps Agreement

SOLIDARITY PROJECTS Solidarity projects are initiated, developed and implemented over a period of 2 to 12 months by at least five young people who want to bring about positive change in their local community. Young people who wish to carry out a solidarity project in their country of residence must register on the European Solidarity Corps portal. For participants recruited for a placement service, there is always a formal employment contract and salary in accordance with local laws, regulations and collective agreements. How to select and recruit participants in the Corps: Accommodation: If you do your ESC in Solidarity Tracks, you reside in one of these volunteer houses. House 1 Voluntary The house has 3 double bedrooms, a bathroom, a large kitchen, living room and garden. Provided in the house: Pocket money: You will receive 150€ per month. Place of work: Your workplace is located in Solidarity Tracks Offices or at the Lefkas Elderly Care Centre. Both are a 5-minute walk from your home. The European Solidarity Corps is the European Union`s new initiative that offers young people the opportunity to voluntarily engage or work in projects at home or abroad that benefit communities and people across Europe. The deadline for receipt of applications is 23:59 (UK time) on Monday 14 October. Training providers should be appointed for an initial period of twelve months from 1 January 2020, with the possibility of extension of up to a further twelve months. Erasmus+ UK National Agency is working closely with the Department for Education and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to investigate the impact of a no-deal scenario on Erasmus+ and ESC. .

All organisations wishing to implement projects through the European Solidarity Corps must commit to the following Charter: VOLUNTEERING Individual volunteering allows young people to participate in the daily work of organisations and lasts between 2 and 12 months, sometimes 2 weeks and more. Participants can voluntarily engage abroad or in their country of residence for projects in the fields of social inclusion, environment, culture and more. Through Youthpass, the European Commission ensures that participation in the programme is recognised as an educational experience and as a period of non-formal and informal learning. This document can be very useful for the future educational or professional career of the participant. For more information, click here: youthpass Download the youth passport guide on this link: Youthpass Guide Volunteers who come to Solidarity Tracks can provide them with a tool to help them follow their ESC Diary learning process/ projects supported by the European Solidarity Corps can take from two to twelve months. They are usually found in the Member States of the European Union. Types of activities Volunteer house2 The house has 3 double bedrooms, a bathroom and a large kitchen. In this House, participation in a European Solidarity Corps project will be an important achievement for every young person. This will be an advantage if you apply for a position and it will help you if you are applying for higher education. The European Solidarity Corps could be a new opportunity for you to carry out a useful activity that could prove to be a stepping stone to employment.. . .

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