European Solidarity Corps > An alternative to ESC

To find a good ESC project is not easy. The competition is intense and only one in four make it to the application stage (after which generally all are placed - VAP have a good record).

However there is an easier alternative. VAP has a non-ESC medium to long term volunteering programme. These projects take place all over the world and the duration is up to you, ranging from 1 to 12 months. Volunteers pay their flights and often pay monthly fees to the hosting organisation but the application process is simple and fast.

For more information go to our projects database and click on the options ’1 to 6 months’ or ’more than 6 months’.

member of:
Volunteer Action for Peace, member of the Co-ordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service Volunteer Action for Peace, member of the Volunteer International Network Exchange UK
with the support of:
Volunteer Action for Peace, member of the European «Youth in Action» Programme

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« The outside world did not interfere, because it seemed so distant, and so we spent our spare time getting to know each other and learning about each other countries', languages and cultures. Everyone was completely relaxed. This simply would not have been possible on any other type of holiday. VAP enabled me to have a truly memorable experience. »

Ivan W. from London

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