TWO weeks Volunteering project in Budapest, Hungary 2024 (Fully Funded)

Open call for international volunteers to join "School of Solidarity 2024 - Learning without Borders" ESC Teams Volunteering in Budapest, Hungary for two Weeks. This volunteering project is organised by Egyesek Youth Association and funded by the European Solidarity Corps Program of the European Union.

TWO weeks Volunteering project in Budapest, Hungary 2024 (Fully Funded)

About European Solidarity Corps

The European Solidarity Corps is an EU funding programme for young people wishing to engage in solidarity activities in a variety of areas. These range from helping the disadvantaged to humanitarian aid, as well as contributing to health and environmental action across the EU and beyond. If you want to volunteer abroad without paying any fee, then you have to search for ESC volunteering program abroad. The European Solidarity Corps finances volunteering and solidarity projects. It is open to individuals aged 18 to 30 (35 for humanitarian aid) and to organisations in EU and partner countries.

About Egyesek Youth Association 

Egyesek Youth Association is a community of active youth and young professionals. It contributes to creating communities based on solidarity, where people are aware of their own freedom of choice, they do what they love and connect with each other peacefully. Egyesek Youth Association is one of the most popular organisation in Hungary and whole Europe in the field of youth work and implementing many programs with Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps.

About the Volunteering program

School of Solidarity 2024 – Learning without Borders is a 2-week volunteering project in Budapest, Hungary. The program is designed for  children who have been forced to leave Ukraine. The main activity will be holding workshops and leisure time activities for the children in the Learning Without Borders School to improve their resilience and general well-being.

Egyesek Youth Association organises this volunteer program together with the Learning Without Borders (LWB) project of Migration Aid (MigAid). The main objective of this volunteering program is to develop and implement relevant activities that routinely support the growth and academic progress of the children while also assisting with daily tasks such as meals and cleaning at the institution. Some of the classes that could help them develop their knowledge and spirit are computer lessons for the older kids and art and crafts or hip-hop dance club for the younger ones. There are scheduled events from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., but after-school activities are also an option.

Practical conditions and Benefits

The project if co-funded by the European Union through the European Solidarity Corps program.

- There is no participation fee.

- Volunteers will be accommodated in a Hostel in Budapest for the two weeks of the project.

- Breakfast and Dinner are self-organised but covered by the project cost. The lunch will be provided in the institution.

Each volunteer has a 5 EUR as a pocket money per day.

Travel expenses from your home country to project venue will be reimbursed after participation in the project according to the distance between your  travelling place to the volunteering venue as follows:
  • for travel distance between 100 and 499 km: 180 EUR / person, +30 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 500 and 1999 km: 275 EUR / person, +45 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 2000 and 2999 km: 360 EUR / person, +50 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • Calculate your budget from HERE
  • IMPORTANT: keep all your travel documents! Online boarding passes and tickets for reimbursements. No documents = No reimbursement!
  • IMPORTANT: Please send your travel proposition per e-mail to the organisers and wait for their confirmation before purchasing your tickets!
- YouthPass Certificate will be granted for all participants at the end of the project.

- The evenings and weekends will be free to explore the city of Budapest.

Eligibility | Who can apply

- Applicants must be a young people aged between 18-30 years of age

- Applicants must be a resident in one of European Solidarity Corps program, check the list HERE

- Applicants should have a sense of empathy, patience, and experience to teach small kids and teenagers.

- Applicants who are good at (nonverbal) communication and get along well with children from different age groups are encouraged to apply.

- It is an advantage if the volunteers have basic knowledge of Ukrainian or Russian language.

- This work-camp is especially suitable for volunteers who have experience or are interested in working with children and refugees.

Training during the activity

Before the arrival, the host organsiation will ask participants to complete a self-study course (child safeguarding). On the first Sunday, a one-day orientation training will be provided. This will be followed by mentoring sessions to support your learning and professional development. In the institution, LWB staff will provide further support if required.


Application deadline: There is no application deadline

First Work-camp: 24th February - 10th March

Second Work-camp: 9th March - 24th March

Third Work-camp: 23 March - 7th April

Fourth Work-camp: 6th April - 21st April 

Note: You can apply for one or more of these 4 work-camps 

How to apply?

To apply for this volunteering program, you just need to fill in the online application form ASAP

More Details

for more details, check the opportunity website from HERE

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Opportunity Website

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