EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing support to humanitarian projects and contributing to strengthening the local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities.

The initiative is open to the participation of citizens, non-profit organizations and public institutions based in Europe or outside of the EU, where humanitarian operations are carried out.

Alianza por la Solidaridad, the first Spanish NGO certified as sending organisation under the EU Aid Volunteers Initiaitve, has been committed with the initiative since the pilot phase back in 2012.

Facts & figures

147,9

million

EU Aid Volunteers received €147.9 million of EU funding between 2015 and 2020

760

volunteers

Around 760 volunteers expected to the deployed to 28 non-EU countries by the end of 2019

205

certified organisations

41 sending organisations, 164 hosting organisations

Publications

Resources and publications

Video

MANAGEMENT OF SECURITY IN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS

The Security Guide is framed in the project Empowerment of Local Capacities for Humanitarian Volunteering in Latin America and the Caribbean – CB4AID, which is part of the Aid Volunteers Initiative of the European Union.

This video will allow the organization to design its own security plan or guide taking into account its specific context and priorities.

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MANUAL OF VOLUNTEERISM

A manual focused on the realities of Bolivia, Colombia, Haiti and Nicaragua designed for people coordinating teams of volunteers

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STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES REQUIRED BY EU AID VOLUNTEERS INITIATIVE

GUIDELINES FOR SENDING ORGANISATIONS

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THE GENDER APPROACH IN THE MANAGEMENT OF EU AID VOLUNTEERS

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NATIONAL FOCAL POINTS: GUIDELINES FOR SUPPORTING LOCAL ORGANISATIONS AND DISSEMINATING INFORMATION ABOUT EU AID VOLUNTEERS

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EU AID VOLUNTEERS MID-TERM RECOMMENDATIONS

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EU AID VOLUNTEERS INITIATIVE. GUIDELINES FOR LOCAL ORGANISATIONS

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