What is European Solidarity Corps?

The European Solidarity Corps is a European Union initiative which creates opportunities for young people to volunteer or work in projects in their own country or abroad, that benefit communities and people around Europe. European Solidarity Corps projects are available to people up to the age of 30 years old.

Depaul Ireland has been hosting and coordinating volunteers through the European Voluntary Service, and now the European Solidarity Corps, since 2004. Volunteers lead social activities, games, classes and lots more in our services. They bring life and fun into our services and really enrich the lives of our service users. They also share their own culture and language and get to experience different cultures.

ESC Opportunities in the republic of ireland

We are now recruiting ESC participants for our 2023-2024 programme, commencing in September 2023. Please see our Host Project Information here:

Depaul Host Project Information 2023-24

You can then download and complete our Application Form, and return it to volunteerroi@depaulcharity.net, by 5pm on Friday, 24th March 2023.

Download an Application Form here. 


To find out more information about completing your ESC journey with Depaul you can contact us at volunteerroi@depaulcharity.net or visit the European Youth Portal to find out about other opportunities and to sign up. 

We operate this programme with thanks to funding from our partners.

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