This position paper outlines EAPN’s key concerns on volunteering as well as recommendations to all stakeholders, to the non-profit sector, to the European Commission, to Member States and to the business sector.
For EAPN, the 2011 European Year of Volunteering should involve raising awareness on the role of volunteering showing the different approaches across Member States, exploring the benefits and risks, and campaigning together to get answers to the common challenges currently on the table.
- What is volunteering?
- The contribution of volunteering
- The role of EAPN in the European Year of Volunteering
- EAPN’s key concerns
- EAPN’s key recommendations