APPLICATIONS  FOR THE VSS23 ARE OPEN UNTIL 18 JUNE!


The Volunteer Summer Summit is the largest AFS training event, targeting a wide group of AFS volunteers of all backgrounds and ages from Europe and beyond. The VSS is organised by AFS volunteers for AFS volunteers to learn together, share best practices in AFS volunteer work and to exchange tools, tips and tricks in an engaging and fun environment. It also helps create a strong community between international and local volunteers from different countries.
The 4-days programme includes plenary sessions, workshop sessions, reflection groups, a community project, social activities and other elements.

This year’s VSS will take place in Reims, France and will focus on the theme of Education for Democratic Citizenship.

Read the call for participants  and  Apply now!

Education for Democratic Citizenship

Active citizenship and intercultural learning are fundamental for democracy to thrive in culturally diverse societies, therefore as AFSers, we have an important role to play in educating ourselves and others on how to be a democratic citizen. 

The aim of the Volunteer Summer Summit 2023 is to strengthen AFS organisational and volunteer capacity to use the AFS know-how on intercultural and citizenship education to promote democratic values

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Programme

Organisers

  1. Organisations

  2. Volunteer Team

  3. Sponsors

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Practical Information

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  • the participation fee
  • the venue and type of accommodation
  • the registration process
  • important deadlines 
  • the cancellation policy
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Requirements for applying

  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • You must be able to work independently in English
  • You must take part in all programme activities
  • Your participation must be confirmed by your national AFS office
  • Apply by 18 June 2023
CALL for PARTICIPANTS

This event is supported by the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe.