The European Solidarity Corps is the EU’s new programme for promoting solidarity as a value, mainly through volunteering. It shall also contribute to those aspects of European cooperation that are relevant to young people. With a budget of €375.6 million for 2018-2020, it offers opportunities for young people to carry out volunteering activities, traineeships and jobs and run their own solidarity projects.

The European Solidarity Corps is the EU’s new programme for promoting solidarity as a value, mainly through volunteering. It aims to enhance the engagement of young people and organisations in accessible and high-quality solidarity activities, thereby strengthening cohesion, solidarity, democracy and citizenship in Europe, while also responding to societal challenges and strengthening communities, with a particular focus on promoting social inclusion. It shall also contribute to those aspects of European cooperation that are relevant to young people. With a budget of €375.6 million for 2018-2020, it offers opportunities for young people to carry out volunteering activities, traineeships and jobs and run their own solidarity projects.