How to become an ESC Volunteer

What is the ESC volunteering?

The European Solidarity Corps brings together young people (18 to 30 years old) to build a more inclusive society, supporting vulnerable people and responding to societal and humanitarian challenges. It offers an inspiring and empowering experience for young people who want to help, learn and develop and provide a single entry point for such solidarity activities throughout the Union and beyond.

Teams with open volunteer positions

Project and Financial team

Accounting, budgeting, admin, financial reports

Kitchen team

Cooking vegetarian and sattvik food for the community & events

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Tourism Hospitality

Management, organisation & development

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Communication team

Create a lively presence on our social media

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Be present on the ground to act upon immediate demands

Volunteering Conditions

  • All essential costs related to your volunteering project are covered by the European Union; you will be provided with insurance, travel, accommodation, mostly organic and locally sourced yogic (sattvic) food and pocket money
  • ESC volunteering projects in Ananda Kalyani are usually long term (1 year) but we are open for short term projects (1-3 months) as well. You volunteer on an unpaid and 30 hours a week basis
  • What you have achieved and learned through volunteering will be certified via Youthpass
  • To be an ESC volunteer is to engage actively in the ESC project, contribute to the community, and make the most of the learning and cultural exchange opportunities
  • During and after your stay you will always have a mentor, the volunteer coordinator, to evaluate, support and provide feedback on your experience. This information helps improve the program for you or future volunteers
  • Your country needs to have a sending organisation that is able to co-create a project tailored specifically for you and apply with it, our Erasmus+ team will help you will all of that. The approval of the project will be accordingly to the deadlines which are in October, February, May
  • You will receive a mobility agreement that outlines the details of your project, including tasks, responsibilities, duration, and any support provided to guide you through the process in a clear and fruitful way
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