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European Voluntary Service (EVS) Links

For more information on European Voluntary Service (EVS) check out the following:

Léargas – Irish National Agency

Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work including Ireland EVS programme

European Commission - Youth Section

The EC is the primary funder of the Youth in Action program of which EVS is a strand.

EVS Database

The full list of accredited orginisations that both host and send EVS volunteers.

EVS Guide for Volunteers

A handy resource  for people thinking of doing EVS

Contact information

For all EC links to the Youth in Action program and all the European Nation Agencies.

EVS Blogs

Read the experiences  of different people who have completed or are on their EVS placement.


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