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  • The role of volunteering: lessons learned from the VOLPOWER experience

    by volpower
    3 years ago
    5341 Views

    At the beginning of November, shortly before the introduction of soft lockdown measures, the Croatian Volpower team (IRMO) organized Volhub in Zagreb for volunteers and other amateur actors from the Forum Theater. Zagreb Volhub consisted of two parts: socializing, discussing ...

  • VOLPOWER Second Volhub in Zagreb

    by volpower
    3 years ago
    5200 Views

    At the beginning of November, shortly before the introduction of soft lockdown measures, the Croatian Volpower team (IRMO) organized Volhub in Zagreb for volunteers and other amateur actors from the Forum Theater. Zagreb Volhub consisted of two parts: socializing, discussing ...

  • VOLPOWER Podcast Workshop

    by volpower
    4 years ago
    3862 Views

    In early November 2020, Dr. Maggie Laidlaw and Marcus Nicolson organised 3 podcast workshops for our VOLPOWER volunteers from across Europe.

  • Volunteering and Coronavirus; Volpower Volunteers Helping Their Communities

    by volpower
    4 years ago
    3108 Views

    "The poetry collection" started at the beginning of the year and is an initiative by Maggie, my project partner in Scotland, who is in charge of conceptualising and assisting the content preparation for the Volpower art’s exhibition.

  • Collage workshop: Using Collage as a storytelling process

    by volpower
    4 years ago
    4212 Views

    One of the research methodologies that VOLPOWER applies is creative methods. This is designed to assist volunteers to document their volunteering journeys.

  • Becoming a poet with Volpower

    by volpower
    4 years ago
    3298 Views

    "The poetry collection" started at the beginning of the year and is an initiative by Maggie, my project partner in Scotland, who is in charge of conceptualising and assisting the content preparation for the Volpower art’s exhibition.

  • Re-discovering traditions in a new setting – Turkish dinner in Volpower Slovenia

    by volpower
    4 years ago
    3139 Views

    What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Sundays? To Serena it is a table. Like the big wooden one around which she gathered during those big family dinners with lots of food.

  • Volunteering to be a Neighbour

    by volpower
    4 years ago
    2585 Views

    As the daughter of immigrants, I’ve experienced first-hand the reality of learning a new language and culture.

  • Lessons learned from volunteering

    by volpower
    4 years ago
    2366 Views

    What is really volunteering? For me it is kind of helping and learning how to help.

  • Volpower 2020 activities

    by volpower
    4 years ago
    2221 Views

    In November 2019 the VOLPOWER research consortium met in Bolzano, South Tyrol to discuss developments in the project and plan our activities for the year ahead.