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Welcome Morgane!

Posted by projects on Sep 22

On Monday, 17 September, a new volunteer joined us at the International Secretariat of SCI in Antwerp - Morgane from France. She will be the new Tech volunteer in our office, replacing Geoffrey, who will finish his year of volunteering at the beginning of October.
We are glad to introduce Morgane to all of you with this interview!

Photo credit: Martina Pieri. International Secretariat, September 2017

International Peace Day - 21st September

Posted by projects on Sep 21

Today - 21st of September - is the International Peace Day. To mark this day, the No Hate Speech Campaign of the Council of Europe is organizing an Action Day countering Hate Speech against Muslims.

SCI International Secretariat is recruiting a Fundraiser!

Posted by projects on Sep 12

Are you passionate about fundraising and have the experience to prove it? Are you dedicated to working towards a more just and sustainable world and want to do more? SCI's International Secretariat is now looking for a Freelance Fundraiser to work with. Check out the full call and application procedure. Good luck!

Why volunteering with SCI?

Posted by projects on Sep 08

The participants of a volunteer workcamp in the asylum seekers center in Ter Dennen in Belgium explain why it makes sense to volunteer with SCI. The two-week long workcamp of VIA VZW Belgium (the Flemish SCI branch) took place in August 2017 with 8 participants from 6 different countries. The aim of the workcamp was to promote peace by organizing activities for the children in the asylum.


Why Youth choose volunteerism

Posted by projects on Sep 04

This article from our Online Volunteers project and it doesn’t reflect the ideas of SCI movement, just the author's point of view.

In recent years, the focus of volunteer organizations has been shifted to appeal better to young volunteers. According to the United Nation’s Youth and Volunteering report, young people (between the ages of 15-24) devote $35 billion annually in volunteer hours. Each year, over 6,500 people between the ages of 18 and 30 are catalyzed towards remote volunteer efforts online, representing 65% of all online volunteers.

Workcamp in Ter Dennen, Belgium, with refugee kids. August 2017. 

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