Join the Corps!

Why should I register?

Taking part in a European Solidarity Corps project will be a significant achievement for any young person. It offers an opportunity to take part in solidarity projects, volunteering projects, volunteering partnerships, and traineeships or jobs. These projects are offering you a unique opportunity to learn, gain experience, improve your employability and also develop competences for your personal, educational, social, civic and professional development while you are addressing a societal challenges and needs of a local community.

After participating in a project you will receive a certificate  that shows the skills gained and developed during your project.

 

How do I register?

To be part of the European Solidarity Corps, you have only two conditions;

  1. You have to be between 18 and 30 years old. ( you can register for the European Solidarity Corps when you are 17 years old, but you cannot start a project until you are over 18 and you must also complete the European Solidarity Corps project before you turn 31.)
  2. You must be legally resident in or have the nationality of one of the European Union Member States, or of the following Partner countries:
  • former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey
  • Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway
  • Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia
  • Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine
  • Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia
  • Russian Federation

To join the European Solidarity Corps, click on the following link: https://europa.eu/youth/solidarity_en

As a part of your registration process, you will need to provide details such as your basic personal information, the type of projects you would be interested in, and your availability for possible projects and these information will then be stored in the European Solidarity Corps system. You can update all of this information at any time by logging into your personal European Solidarity Corps account.

 

What are the benefits?

When you join the portal, you can look for projects and contact organisations.

Also, organisations with ongoing projects can visit your profile and contact you to offer a place in their projects.

Once you registered, you can benefit from community building activities, updated information through newsletters and other useful functionalities. You can also use the mobile phone app, to exchange and share experiences with other young people.

After you complete your project, you can still remain updated with other opportunities provided by the European Commission. For instance, training material and training courses.