How to become an ESC volunteer

What do I need to do to become an ESC volunteer in Europe?

How to become an ESC volunteer โ€“ instructions.

  1. The first step is to visit this page: https://europa.eu/youth/solidarity_en andย register as a volunteer.
  2. To join an opportunity you are interested in, you usually need to complete a questionnaire and send it to the organization you are applying for (using their emails contact). Start to communicate with the ESC organizers as soon as possible. Send a resume and a motivation letter in English via mail.

Usually, the ESC European Solidarity Corps PROGRAMS cover:

  • linguistic and cultural training
  • travel costs, depending on the mileage, transition to the country of the program and return from it
  • accommodation, meals and a monthly allowance
  • health insurance for the period of the voluntary service
  • a certificate certifying participation in the program
  • After-return support to capitalize on your experience.

The joining process can take up to 6-8 months. An ESC program has specific application dates, and it takes at least 2-3 months to prepare the required documents, etc. For more information refer to the official website.


Explore the ESC (European Solidarity Corps) programs section

Go to the Erasmus+ section



Author: Voluntouring staff

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