ESC project in Hungary: volunteer in segregated Roma settlements.

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ESC project in Hungary – If you are someone who loves working with children and young people and are eager to help disadvantaged families, join our ESC project. Our work is based on local needs in Hungarian Roma settlements, where we are working to eliminate socio-cultural disadvantages.

[What is ESC?]

What type of host are you?


What are you looking for help with?
  • Charity Work/Fundraising
  • Teaching/Language Exchange
  • General Help
What’s the mission of your community?

Our mission at BAGรกzs is to create equal chances for segregated Roma so that they can achieve their goals regardless of their personal circumstances. Our long-term ESC project (11 months) is based in Roma settlements in two smaller Hungarian towns, Bag and Dรกny, where we organize after school activities for local children and youngsters.

Volunteers will actively participate in the life of local communities, hold English-speaking group activities together with our experienced volunteers and join the most awaited summer camps. Your tasks will include organizing and animating afternoon clubs, craft and sports days, weekly visits in the local schools and many other thematically planned activities that focus on community development and disadvantage compensation.

How many volunteers could you host?

More than two

When would you need volunteers?

Our long-term volunteering project’s duration is 11 months, form July 2021 to June 2022.

How many hours of help per day?

6 hours of help per day

How many days of help per week?

5 days per week – 2 days off

Are accommodation and food included?

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

What type of accommodation can you provide?
  • Dormitory/shared rooms
Diet – nutrition information

Our volunteers will get monthly food allowances, so they can care for their own meals.

Fees transparency

As with every volunteering project by the European Solidarity Corps, we provide free accommodation and monthly food allowances, based on standard funding rules.

VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?

Yes, we can help with Visa/invitation letters

Volunteers’ benefits:

You will receive a YouthPASS certificate as a national recognition of the non-formal and informal learning. Our participants will receive training from our organization’s staff and will have a mentor. You will also receive pocket money based on the ESC funding rules.


English (and Hungarian, but it isn’t required)

How to get to your site

Travelling is organized by us after the selection process.

Is there internet access?



You can find the opportunity on the European Youth Portal:
You can read more about our organisation, values and goals here:
If you have any questions, please contact:
Hostname: BAGรกzs Kรถzhasznรบ Egyesรผlet

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1 thought on “ESC project in Hungary: volunteer in segregated Roma settlements.

  1. Hey, we are a group with 5 social worker student and we are searching for opportunity to help the romani community in January 2023, some of us could stay for 7 days, some 14. We all speak basic English, some speaks French and German, and one Speak Romanรจ

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