Location: Barcelona, Spain

Project name: International benchmarking on social services innovation

Hosting organization: iSocial Foundation

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Monitoring, identification, compilation and analysis of Spanish, European and international initiatives that innovate in the field of social care for the most vulnerable groups in society, mainly through the use of technology and aimed at achieving better social inclusion and equality of opportunities for homeless people, immigrants and refugees, children at risk of exclusion, young people with mental health disorders, people with intellectual disabilities, elderly people in a situation of loneliness, etc. The activity will consist mainly of gathering information on the initiatives found, establishing contact with them, exchanging documentation; organize networking sessions; and suggest possible joint actions.

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – 01/09/2021 to 31/08/2022 (12 months)

Deadline: No application deadline

How to apply? – Please get registration number, and apply through European Youth Portal (click the link)

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All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

The volunteer will be offered a room to stay, which will have been hired in advance. Sharing housing with other volunteers from the European Solidarity Corps residing in the city of Barcelona will be prioritized. For local transport, a pass for urban public transport and for trips by bicycle will be offered. Regarding maintenance, they will be recommended the best options and stores for healthy breakfast and dinner, and for meals they will be offered the foundation’s dining room where they can eat during working days with the rest of the professionals and volunteers.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

Young boy or girl entrepreneur, creative and motivated to discover other cultures, learn other languages and collaborate in innovative social projects that use technology to help improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable groups in society. Will be valued: sensitivity and interest in social problems, motivation and concern in technological matters, good knowledge of English, and to have previously carried out social volunteering activities in his/her country of origin.