European Voluntary Service for All

With the European Voluntary Service for All (EVS4ALL) the Allianz Cultural Foundation and its partners aim to open up existing European exchange and volunteer programs to a wider audience!

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Who We Are

The two-year project European Voluntary Service for All (EVS4ALL), an initiative by the Allianz Cultural Foundation and coordinated by IKAB-Bildungswerk is a cooperation of 14 partners from France, Germany, Poland, Romania, Spain and the UK. Learn more

Our vision

With EVS4ALL we aim to take a first step towards the implementation of a ‘European Year of Volunteering for Everyone'. Learn more

Our objectives

All EVS4ALL partners aim to place the topics of volunteering, participation in democratic life, as well as social inclusion on the public agenda. Learn more

Latest news

Full speed ahead in 2016 – Preparation of the EVS mentors has started!

8 March 2016

In 2016 the hot phase of EVS4ALL has begun! This year the first EVS4ALL volunteers will go abroad – and preparations are already well underway:
In the wintery, yet sunny Bonn mentors and foundation representatives came together in February for a mentors training that was organized by IKAB. The training aimed at preparing mentors for their roles and tasks in the specific volunteer projects from spring to autumn 2016, and to establish a sense of teamwork amongst the sending and receiving organisations. Read more

Roma: Eternal Strangers in Europe

7 January 2016

No matter where in Europe, Roma are always in the minority. They are constantly being marginalised, are highly disadvantaged and discriminated. A prominent project that has been established in the course of the Decade of Roma Inclusion was the "Roma Education Fund" – the only transregional operating organisation that promotes education of Roma, in which Roma themselves are in charge. Founder George Soros had the dream to some day be able to close the gap in educational outcomes between Roma and Non-Roma and to enhance the desegregation of the educational systems. Read more

Together for an inclusive EVS – EVS4ALL Partner Meeting in London

23 September 2015

London, in a typical British fashion, greeted the participants of this week’s two-day partner meeting with heavy rain. This, however, did not in the least dilute the enthusiasm of the twenty participants representing partner organisations from six countries. After the kick-off meeting in Berlin in April of this year, the representatives of EVS organisations, foundations, and civil society organisations came together for two days at the location of our British partners, volunteer organisation “Volunteering Matters” in the London borough of Hackney, in order to plan and discuss the next concrete steps for the EVS4ALL project. Read more

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