Who would have thought that our CRISISS project would become so topical, timely, important, and relevant! It was originally conceived to capture soft skills that volunteers developed during their involvement in the COVID-19 crisis. By recording and assessing them through a digital tool, they were to be given the opportunity…Continue Reading
Good Practice Slovakia: How to work with volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The Platform of Volunteer Centres and Organisations in Slovakia has prepared a comprehensive manual for municipalities and civil society organisations to organise volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The manual includes essential documents for managing work with volunteers available for download and other valuable documents, such as the Codex of the…Continue Reading
Good practice Germany: “Herbstzeitlose”
In times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, many elderly people suffer from loneliness. The basic supply of daily necessities is usually secured and well organised, but interpersonal exchange, talking to each other, is just as important. Herbstzeitlose* is a civic engagement project in the Saalfeld-Rudolstadt district in Germany that…Continue Reading