SCI Catalunya and SCI Sweden, our partner organizations within the network of Service Civil International (, opened a call for EVS (European Voluntary Service) volunteers.

What is EVS?

European Voluntary Service is a program that allows young people between 17 and 30 years old to be volunteers for up to 1 year abroad. The European Commission through the Erasmus+ program provides funding for covering basic costs of the volunteer (accommodation, food, pocket money, insurance). The be an EVS volunteer is a learning experience, based on non-formal and informal learning. It is not a job or an internship, however it helps young people to grow, to become more active, to learn a new language, have intercultural experience and gain new skills. More about EVS you can read here.

The projects (2 in Catalonia and 1 in Sweden) are open for applying to volunteers from all around Europe and the selection will be done by the hosting organizations. GAIA can be sending organization only to young people residents of Kosovo. Below you can find further information about the projects, deadlines and how to apply.

Volunteering in Catalonia – 4 volunteer positions in 2 different projects

A) 2 motivated volunteers to support the work of SCI Catalunya’s office

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  • When: September 2018 – September 2019
  • Where: El Raval, Barcelona

More info here!

The candidates should fill this form.


B) 2 volunteers highly interested in sustainable development and easily adaptable for Associació pel Desenvolupament Local i Alternatiu – Can Pipirimosca (ADeLA).



  • When: End of July 2018 – End of January 2019
  • Where: Valls, Tarragona

More info here!

The candidates should fill this form

The application deadline for both projects is January 9th. The interested volunteers should fill in the specific form and send a CV + motivation letter (in Catalan, Spanish or English) to with a copy to (only for people, residents of Kosovo).


Volunteering with SCI Sweden – 1 volunteer for 1 project

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SCI Sweden is urgently looking for a an EVS-volunteer who wants to spend a year on the
lovely island of Gotland, live in an eco-collective and in the meanwhile help us to do
placement, advertise our NGO around Sweden, to have contact with our local partners and to represent SCI Sweden on several international meetings and finally, to organise their own peace-project! The volunteer service starts in February, by attending the Placement officer training, and ends a little after our Annual meeting in December 2018.

Detailed information about the project you can find in the Call for EVS volunteers in SCI Sweden

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If you are interested to apply send your CV and motivation letter (following the guidelines in the call) to We will forward it to our partners, who will do the selection among all the candidates from around the world.

Apply as soon as possible, since the interviews with short-listed candidates are to happen within the first two weeks of January.



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