Getting ready for the European Solidarity Corps (ESC)
in the humanitarian field – preparation of volunteers
Volunteering activities in the Global South can be an excellent tool to strengthen solidarity, but there is no guarantee. Quality preparation of volunteers before deployment can enhance the solidarity aspect and significantly improve the project. This article is inspired by the experience of managing over 150 volunteers between Europe and the Global South.
Youth worker, trainer, coach and author active in the field since 2003. She holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Wroclaw and she could be described as an observer of political and educational trends especially related to interculturality, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism human rights and global education.